"wp-query" ambiguously refers to one of two things. 1) WP_Query is a class native to Wordpress which allows users to query the posts database using a number of criteria. 2) $wp_query is the default object that holds the main query object on each WordPress page.

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How to query posts by meta keys AND under specific category?

The scenary: I'm working in a review system for WordPress, a game review website. It uses default posts, that when under "review" category, shows the review's meta fields (from ACF plugin). It's ...
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WP User Query get all authors with last name starting with specific letter

I need to program a page to which I pass an initial through the url and it will show all author users whose last name starts with that letter. I would like to do this via WP User Query so that I can ...
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WP_Query - meta fields numeric

I'm having trouble with the code below. Attempting to do a query against meta data stored with the posts, in the mls post type. I think I know what the issue is, but not how to fix it. I am ...
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wp_query orderby random do not repeat infinite scroll - one loop

I have found a lot of documentation on solving this issue with multiple loops, I'm finding it hard to see a solution for one custom loop. Problem: I'm using infinite scroll to load in the next page ...
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woocommerce - How to query Popular Products and Featured products in same loop [on hold]

I'm trying to query for best selling products (popular) and featured products using one loop. And, potentially being able to add an identifier to each product –as a class– to be able to filter them. ...
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how to filter by last name for custom post

I have a custom post type (speaker) and I would like to load the list of speakers sorted by last name. I can't seem to figure it out. I tried the code from this post: ...
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Unable to combine “search value” and “tax_query” using WP_Query

This is my function in my template's functions.php. The problem is that this is working: function ajax_search_action_do(){ global $wp_query; $search = $_POST['search_value']; $country ...
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Custom post type not being pulled in widget

I am creating a widget that displays data from my post type 'testimonials'. The back end of the widget is working fine and displays a list of testimonials and allows me to select which I want to ...
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wp_query on page template not working (Genesis framework)

I'm trying to use wp_query as part of a page template. The page is tagged with a taxonomy term and I'm trying to grab a list of posts that are also tagged with this taxonomy term. I'm able to grab ...
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Search.php - return number of results but cannot loop through

I have a following search.php page (this is just the code required for problem presentation). Why is my $total_results returning a number of posts found, but when I do a loop though it always print ...
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Declare inline background image in functions.php

I'm not sure if this can be done as I cannot find anything to help me anywhere no matter how hard i try. I'm using Ajax to load to in posts on the press of the button. the posts that are loaded in are ...
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Pagination for blog posts reloading same page

Symptoms Visiting /blog/ loads the first 10 posts, as expected. Visiting /blog/page/2/ (and onward) loads the new URL but with the same 10 posts. Nothing changes but the URL. Setup Details Custom ...
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WP_Query post at custom position

Lets say I have a custom query which based on two custom post types: $wp_query = new WP_Query(array( 'post_type' => array('post-type-1', 'post-type-2'), 'post_status' => ...
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Get count of custom post type created by current user

I'm trying to get the count of published posts in a custom post type for the current user (to display on a profile page). I found this here on the forums: <?php global $wp_query; $curauth = ...
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posts_per_page is not working

I have a query to display custom post type categories' posts, but I want to limit the posts_per_page to 8, so I am using the code below. Please tell me, if I'm doing something wrong. <?php $args ...
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How to get old posts instead of recent with WP_Query?

I'm doing a WP_Query with a date_query parameter after, and I want the nearest post after that date, but I get the farest ones in the future from the date. Is there any parameter to control this? ...
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How to search posts by title, id and author? [duplicate]

i am getting the details from a custom search with the below query from a parameter $_REQUEST['search'] in the URL $custom_args = array( 'post_type' => 'post', 'posts_per_page' => 5, ...
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Custom Search Result Page displaying only 1 result.

I'm trying to build a custom search results page. The problem I'm running into is that when I enter a search term ; say 'gaming', it will only return one result, being the latest result. I have my ...
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Why does 'exclude_from_search' exclude a custom post type from WP_Query?

In WP 3.1, it appears that setting 'exclude_from_search' = TRUE for a custom post type excludes the post type not just from searches on the front-end, but also from any post query using 'post_type' = ...
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custom query - offset to pagination

I'm trying ot add a custom query to my pagination - category page. here is the code how it look like: <?php /** * The template used for displaying Blog loop * * Use for index/archive/search. ...
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How can I include posts with a certain meta value into a taxonomy archive page?

So for example, say I have a taxonomy "Blogs" and term "News" as well as other terms like "Food", "Sports", ...etc. On the "News" archive page, you obviously only get posts that include term "News", ...
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Is there a way to query for standard post formats along with other formats in a single query?

Let say I want to query for standard post formats along with video post formats excluding all the other formats. I can imagine the query like this: $query = new WP_Query( array( 'post_type' ...
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wp_query->max_num_pages always returns 0 on custom post type

Hi there I am developing a theme where I have to load some posts with ajax, in my index page everything works properly, the problem is when I need to use it on custom post type, I pass the values for ...
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Is it possible to use an OR (instead of AND) between tax_query and s (search) in a query?

In the following example: $search = 'thing'; $query = new WP_Query(); $query->query( array ( 's' => $search, 'tax_query' => array( array( ...
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wp_query within function within wp_query

I have a query which looks like this: $args = arguments for the query $query = new WP_Query($args); while ($query->have_posts()): $query->the_post(); $post_id = get_the_ID(); echo ...
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WP Cron and wp_insert_post

I'm trying to insert posts using a cron job, but I keep running into errors where WP is missing functions (is_user_logged_in, wp_get_current_user). Is there a proper way to run wp_insert_post using a ...
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different for loop if screen resolution < 1000px

I'm trying to have a different loop for different screen resolution... Example: one loop if my resolution is higher of 1000px widht, another one if lower of 1000px. I tried this: <div ...
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WP_query for posts with same post type AND same post category

I'm trying to display 'related articles', I do this now like this: <?php $exclude = get_the_ID(); $args = array( ...
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merge two query arguments into one WP_Query call

I'm overriding WooCommerce's default search query to include searching by SKU as well. // default search query $query_default_search = new WP_Query( array( "post_type" => "product", ...
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Pagination on category page with custom post types

Wordpress is not new for me but I am really stuck on this piece of code that I can not get to work properly. I register a custom post type News and let the custom post type use the Wordpress ...
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SQL returned by Wp_Query has wp_posts.ID = -1

I have a custom loop based on these arguments (below), and for some reason when it's run, the SQL returned has this fragment: ... AND wp_posts.ID = -1 ... And I get no results from the db. If I run ...
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Get Previous & Next Attachment Links (With Thumbnails)

I'm building a theme that explicitly displays an attachment on a single page (not using attachment.php at this time, but the idea is the same). I have the 'attachment_id' value, and the attachment ...
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Site not getting correct featured image from my query

On the home page of my site I have a series of tiles that link to various parts of the site. One tile links to the blog and I have written some code to pull the latest post with an image attached to ...
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Custom search: Search posts but display parent page in results

I'm using Wordpress 3.5.1 with a modified twentytwelve theme. My main site structure is based on the Smooth Slider plugin (jQuery Cycle). I have Pages that contain only a shortcode (for example, ...
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How to get query results for the next page

How to get query for posts from next and previous pages on Blog via ajax call? I'm thinking about making copy of the current query with offset like this: $curr_query = new WP_Query( array( ...
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How to check if a post “does not have term” in conditional statement?

We know that we can check if the particular post has a term by using this code: has_term('term', 'taxonomy', $post->ID )) { I was wondering if there is a code to check if a particular post does ...
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WP_Query not retrieving by random order under parent

I currently have TWO subpages under parent page ID 43. Client testimonials.. Anyway. I have the random order thing in the query $args but the order never changes. What could I be missing? ...
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How to reduce the number of queries?

I have meta key "Due" for posts....if a post has expired (past the current date or not equal to it) then it will not be displayed in the count. This is my code, which works perfectly. My only problem ...
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Ajax load more posts - WP_Query parameters not working

I'm trying to replace the standard WP pagination with an Ajax load more posts button. I'm basically following the code from this question which for the most part works well. Here's the relevant ...
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Query Pulling the same post twice

After seeking help and failing, I managed to write a query for Wordpress that does exactly what it's suppose to do, however it pulls the post that it's suppose to in twice. I've stared and stared at ...
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Show posts by author of membership level (Paid Membership Pro)

I am currently listing posts based on user role, with the following query: $ids = get_users( array('role' => 'author' ,'fields' => 'ID') ); $args = array( 'author' => implode(',', ...
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forming WP_Query for posts of all post types but from specific categories

I need to get post from blog, custom post type 1, custom post type 2. custom post type 3 and either from category 1 or category 2 or category 3 or category 4 or category 5 or category 6 or category 7 ...
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Fatal error: Allowed memory size exhausted

I have a custom .csv generator functions that basically export data from posts and its post metas. The function works fine on this WP_query parameter: Array( [tax_query] => Array ( ...
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How to add div blocks after certain set of post

Ok I broke my post down into different style settings. Like shown below. The first post is a large block. the next four post are small and aligned next to the larger post. I used the loop below to ...
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This wp_query will not return any posts and only seems to work with post_status inherit?

I'm having difficulty returning a list of posts. This file is contained in a plugin folder (ultimately I want to have a cron job just run the script here to delete posts with invalid urls in the given ...
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Pagination doesn't work

I created myfile.php with the following content: global $paged; if ( get_query_var( 'paged' ) ) { $paged = get_query_var( 'paged' ); } else if ( get_query_var( 'page' ) ) { $paged = ...
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Is it faster to query records using $wpdb instead of Wp_Query?

I mean the speed of query records from database, not the way we render the content gained. More specifically, I just want to query the posts' IDs, my site contains more than 4000 posts (they are ...
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How to query for posts (in hierarchical custom post type) that have children?

I'm trying to figure out how to query for posts in my hierarchical custom post type, presumably using WP_Query that have child posts. I can get all pages that don't have children by setting ...
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How to get additional query parameters after a url rewrite

DISCLAIMER: Wordpress novice here. I'm trying perform a custom rewrite rule - and I believe Wordpress is stripping the additional query values from the rewritten url. example url: ...
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twentyeleven_content_nav hook no longer outputs navigation link after 3.5 upgrade

After upgrading to 3.5, I discovered that navigation has disappeared outside of the main index page. Theme is TwentyEleven and I've verified that this still occurs after disabling all plugins. ...