"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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Different Ways to Query Custom Post Types?

I'm using this code to use custom post types like regular post: add_action( 'pre_get_posts', 'add_my_post_types_to_query' ); function add_my_post_types_to_query( $query ) { if ( is_home() && ...
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WP_Query ignores post_type in category view

I have following query to select posts by my custom post-type. This works fine while being on the frontpage (the snippet is included in the sidebar). As soon it gets executed on a category page the ...
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Advanced Query Logic With Multiple Taxonomies

I have a page on my site that acts as a search tool/search results page for users to find rental spaces. On the left side is a column of checkboxes that let the user filter the results by three ...
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WP_Query tax_query problem

When I call WP_Query with tax query or category__in, I get posts only from first category in array of requested categories. $query = new WP_Query( array( "tax_query" => array( ...
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Multiple keyword search

I have a custom search where I want to enter a keyword or phrase into the search box, and then by pressing enter it adds it to a 'search storage' (already coded, see below). Asume I have 3 posts, one ...
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Export wordpress table to excel

I have created PHP scripts before to export a database table to .xls format like this: $select = "SELECT * FROM tracking"; $export = mysql_query ( $select ) or die ( "Sql error : " . mysql_error( ) ...
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Unable to get paginate_links working with a custom query [duplicate]

I have built a news section in my Wordpress site with the advanced custom fields and custom post type ui plugins. On the custom news overview page (not the standard wordpress posts) I wanted to limit ...
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Show most popular post of last 12 months

I use the Ribbon theme that has a nice tabbed widget showing the most popular and most recent posts. I would like to limit the most popular posts to the last 12 months. I would rather not use a plugin ...
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How to count post meta key values for all posts in database

In my post meta data I have the following 'key' for every post: "image_details" a typical value of which is an array such as: ...
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Query by meta_key and order by meta_value_num return orderby date

I'm trying to use the orderby and custom WP_Query features of wordpress. It works nicely to select item by their meta and to order by date. Unfortunately, it seems that I could not get the post ...
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Should I use Transients with W3 Total Cache APC Caching?

Should I use Transients in my queries like this? <?php if ( ! $my_paged = absint( get_query_var( 'paged' ) ) ) $my_paged = 1; if ( ! $my_query = get_transient( "567recent_$my_paged" ) ) { ...
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Hiding taxonomies with no children WP_Query & tax_query

I have this code which has taken over 7 hours to put together through research but the last hours or so I have hit a brick wall! I require the taxonomy title to be hidden if there are no posts ...
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Using tax_query creates a 1 = 0 or 1 = 1 in $wp_query->request

This is my first attempt at modifying the main query using the pre_get_posts action/filter This is the function currently hooked to it: function advanced_product_search_filter($query) { ...
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Posts 2 Posts: Get related posts from user connected to current post? [closed]

Hopefully someone can help with this. I have a CPT called "Tours", and I'm using Posts 2 Posts to connect Posts inside that CPT to Users. Relationships being: Tour Item 1 > Tour Operator 1 Tour ...
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WordPress meta_query and order by custom field

I have a Custom Post Type called "Films", with a Repeater field called "Showings", which have a field "start_datetime" of type DateTime... I want to perform a query to get all those Films with a ...
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WordPress query for most recent posts from multiple categories

I have 5 categories. I want to query each category and get a list of the most recent posts from them. I also only want single post from each category, with no duplicates. Is there a way to do this ...
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Pre_get_posts Gives 404 on Custom Post Type

I'm trying to filter the query on a sub page called "Ask Question" to list all of the recent questions submitted by users, but I get a 404 when going to the page. Flushing the permalink structure did ...
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Using global $post; to get featured image for custom post via WP_Query

I'm using a site-wide function to add css to the <head> of the page pull in featured images of various as a responsive page background. It works great across the rest of my site but fails on a ...
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Converting multiple loops into one single loop with pagination

I am using Isotope jquery plugin to filter/sort posts in Wordpress but to correctly filter the posts into the right order I have needed to output each category one after the other. To do this I've ...
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Get first post from wp_query

How can I get the first post from a WP_Query result? $connected = new WP_Query( array( // Arguments )); // This doesn't work.. echo $connected[0]->post_name;
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Random posts loop order [duplicate]

I have used a loop for my theme homepage, but when I go to page 2 or 3, 4, etc., I get the same random posts in all pages. I want to make the loop generate different random posts each page. <?php ...
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Category based on post id

I have the following: $custom_loop = new WP_Query( array('category_name'=>$category, 'meta_key'=>'name', 'orderby' => 'meta_value', 'order' => 'ASC', 'posts_per_page'=>'-1')); How ...
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Can you order posts from wp_query by two custom meta fields?

I'm working on a site that lists events. Right now this query lists events by date: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'espresso_event', 'post_status' => ...
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search query within custom taxonomy term, post title and meta field

I want to create a search that does: Search within my custom taxonomy - custom-tags search the post title search select meta field ?? dont know search with custom post type - easy part I looked ...
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WP Query - duplicated posts once including tags in search results

I running WordPress on IIS & SQL server. As some of the plugins do not work correctly with DB ABSTRACTION I am using a lot of functions.php filters as so on. To make my search results include ...
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Why does WP_Query show only the same post even with different categories and endwhile?

I have 3 divs that WP_Query with 3 different categories and end it with the php endwhile,but it only shows the same most recent post query three times over. Do I need to hard reset the query loop ...
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Arrange BBpress topics by created

The default setting in the bbpress forum topics is that the most active topic automatically gets on top (sorted by freshness). However, I wish to change this setting in descending order of topics ...
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Renaming or Moving WP-Content Pros/Cons

I'm still learning WP. Previously I had done a 1-click installation of WP. Everything worked fine. But now, I'm planning to install it manually. What are the Pros/Cons of these? 1 Renaming ...
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Match two posts in categories

I have blog posts each having three or more categories. The issue is that I need to search related posts and I have to match at least two categories i.e. there must be two common categories. I am ...
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Query two taxonomies via URL or link?

I've been banging my head about this, and have created a work-around, but it would be much nicer for my site's organisation if I could figure this out. I want to be able to query posts across two ...
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Run next query based on first query's term

I'm creating an authors site. I'm using a custom post type (Books) to display books. I'm using another custom post type (Reviews) to display reviews on the same page as the corresponding book. I'm ...
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WP_Query and is_page_template() conditional

I have a custom query that goes looks like this: $temp = $wp_query; $wp_query = null; $args = array('posts_per_page' => 5, 'post_type' => 'gallery', 'post_status' => ...
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Custom loop with multiple taxonomy queries

Apologies -- new to the stackexchange and actually posted this over in Stack Overflow because I didn't know there was a WP specific joint. My issue-- What I Have: I've got the code for a working ...
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how to get sub fields using advanced custom fields?

I am a compete beginner with Advanced Custom Fields. I would like to get your help in understanding acf well, most probably a simple question. I have a blog I use acf to categorize the posts. I use ...
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WP_QUERY Get posts by category and similar name (Like)

I have a small problem with wp_query. I want to get the posts filtered by category and with similar project name (like query), so im trying this code: $args=array( 'post_type' => 'post', ...
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meta_compare not comparing whole integer

I have submitted an integer data via a form to my custom search page. I can get values properly if the input is single char (e.g. 1 ) but if the input is multi char (e.g. 100) it still compares ...
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Classes and Including Files on Init

Switching my plugin over to a class based system so it can be more easily expanded upon. I previously used global functions to set my rewrite rules, and to call them on init. I keep those in a ...
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Search - Ajax - Alter Query Parameters with Pagination

Too Long ; Didn't Read How do I get pagination to work when I'm creating my query with ajax? I'm working on creating a functional search page that allows the user to filter how many posts per ...
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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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include taxonomy terms in search query

I currently have a search query set up that only displays the post_type of listings in the search results, I want to amend this query to include a custom taxonomy also. I have a custom taxonomy for ...
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Query posts by Custom Meta (checkbox) & Genesis Grid Loop

I've been trying tons of things for the last 2 days. I'm at a standstill now. I read a ton of posts here but nothing has worked yet. I have a CPT 'artists'. This CPT contains a custom field ...
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New WP_Query loop in admin causes problems

I am working on a project where I have a custom post type 'companies' and on this edit page in the Wordpress admin I have some custom made meta boxes, for saving company information, opening hours, ...
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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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Issue with permalinks for custom post type

I have a little issue here... When i'm using default permalinks, everything works great, but when I set up %postname% permalink in settings, my template with custom post type is not loaded. ...
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Suggested posts from categories

I need a certain procedure to display suggested/similar posts for each post, but I've never done something like this, so I'd ask for some guidance: Take all the categories the current post belongs ...
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WP_Query display next custom post from today's date

I have a calendar plugin that uses custom posts types to create events. There are several custom fields that allow me to create various and seemingly unlimited post queries. The one I'm currently ...
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Querying Multiple Categories With Different Offsets

On my website I have a "Breaking News" section which shows the most recent 4 stories in the "Breaking News" Category. Under this I have a featured news section which displays 5 more stories from the ...
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Multiple WP_Query loops with Pagination

There are a few other questions about this (and WP_Query pagination seems to be a huge question for a lot of people) so I'm trying to narrow down exactly how to make it function. I'm able to create a ...
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How to create database table, add data, update and delete using wpdb via plugins?

I am just starting out to create plugins with database. I know to create a custom database when activating the plugin. I just want to know whether we can create tables at the front end like adding the ...
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Retreaving all images attached to current post

I am trying to retrieve attachments that are attached to my current post. This is the code that I am trying to use. What I'm attempting to do is query all of my posts that are of custom post type ...