"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 place a loop within another loop?

I have two loops setup using WP_Query: $latest and $popular that I'm working to setup in this example layout: Latest                        ...
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How to sort post by custom table value

How can I sort my post by the maximum vote in custom table I have table like this:( user_votes) here post id 315 have votted two times so I just want to sort my posts by maximum vote. I am only ...
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Pagination problem after WP_Query with tag filtering

I have a problem with a custom WP_Query. I want a page with all posts with a specific tag. This is the code I'm using: <?php //save old query $temp = $wp_query; //clear $wp_query; $wp_query= ...
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Query Custom Meta Value with Increment

I have a Query searching for a meta value I have added to my posts (meta-select). I have it feeding out in a loop with 4 results. Let's say I want this loop to start with the meta value "2" and work ...
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WP_Query Meta_key is text value and need to sort as numeric not working

I have the following code below in my ~WP_Query`. $args[ 'meta_key'] = 'price'; $args['orderby'] = 'meta_value meta_value_num'; $args['order'] = 'ASC'; The custom field in question has historic ...
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Values inside a custom field to determine which category posts to display

I am facing a little problem whilst trying to display posts, from certain categories, on the front end. I've created a custom field whose key is 'related_categories' and I've different categories with ...
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Sort CPT by first letter of a meta field in a specific range

'I'm working on a way to display member profiles (Custom post type) sorted by the first letter of their last name in a given range. For example all members with a last name starting with 'A' up to ...
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Meta query for comparing two dates

I want to list all users who registered in between the $start_date and $end_date.I have written a metaquery,but it returns empty.Please help. $start_date = 2014-08-16 09:28:17 $end_date ...
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foreach,having wp_query inside, breaks after showing one result

I am trying to make category tabs that show posts from selected category tab. I have tried it my way but m getting only one post for each category, whereas it should return all post in that category. ...
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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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wp-query Shortcode in Gravity Forms Notification [on hold]

I have the following code that runs two wp-query loops upon form submission to display specific posts depending on the users choices in the form (The form fields are radio buttons with values that ...
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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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How to make “Blog pages show at most” setting not affect custom queries

I want my blog page to display 5 posts at most. But I have many custom queries (wp_query) on my site, some of them embedded together: how to make Settings > Reading > Blog pages show at most ...
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How do I get my custom query to work with search results after the first page?

I am using a custom query in order to ajax load/append additional posts instead of paginating them out like WP defaults. However, when I click the button I've made to load more posts, it loads all ...
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Meta_query compare operator explanation

I noticed that there are bunch of operator can be use for compare in meta_query. However, I am not quite sure what operator I should use, it is somehow confusing like = and LIKE operator. I would ...
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WP_Query returns no results

I'm using wp_query to create a custom query that retrieves search results but it is returning 0 results. Here is the code: $query = 's=the&posts_per_page=5&paged=1'; $custom_query = new ...
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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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Adding Post Counts to Menu (Nav) Programmatically?

I'm fairly stumped on this. Without getting too query-heavy, I was wondering what path one might take to produce a menu that links to a category of posts, and displays in parenthesis how many new ...
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70.000 custom posts on my site

My site have more than 70.000 custom posts. Admin panel not show all posts. how to fix it ? Month filter: more than 4.000 posts. it's normal.
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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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Adding a term name from a custom taxonomy assigned to a post link displayed by a wp_query loop based on another taxonomy

I have registered a custom post type "Animals" and also two custom taxonomies ("Vertebrate" and "Type") assigned to it, which have their own specific terms, for "Vertebrate" it will be "Mammals" and ...
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Some doubts about how the main query and the custom query works in this custom theme?

I am pretty new in WordPress theme development and I'm not so into PHP (I came from Java and C#) and have the following situation in this custom theme As you can see in the homepage I first show a ...
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404 page is not querying my custom post

I have a 404 template page which is, obviously, designed for Not Found Pages. Within the code, I have the get_header(); where I place the global code for the site. There is a div that contains a style ...
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Can't display shortcode in WP_Query loop

I want to display all posts from my CPT brand. My WP_Query loop works well but the shortcode I want to use within it doesn't work. This shortcode comes with some plugin called Download Attachments, ...
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get_terms vs wp_query for pages - results inconsistent

I have a situation where a custom post type, with a related custom taxonomy. There are somewhere in the realm of 100 of these posts. The taxonomy associated to it has about 20 terms associated with ...
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How to use a custom post type archive as front page?

I'd like to use a custom post type archive as a site's front page, so that http://the_site.com/ is a custom post type archive displayed according to my archive-{post-type}.php file. Ideally I ...
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Inject post (from specific category) between posts in Loop

I would like to add a post (from specific category) between posts in the WordPress Loop (such as 'Sponsors'). Example: P P P S P P S P P S P P How can I achieve this? I am a beginner with coding, so ...
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How to run WP_Query to retrieve attachments to posts only from a particular category?

I have a WP blog with a few pages and posts and several categories. I want to write a loop to retrieve images attached to the posts (not the pages) and only those from a specific category and it's ...
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count posts from custom taxonomy terms by year

I want to build statistics-like tables with the count of posts in given custom taxonomy terms and display them by year along with the total post count from that year. For example: 2014 ...
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Filter WP_Query output before it is accessed (pre_get_posts)?

I have read Using pre_get_posts with WP_Query and I'm not sure where to go with it. I have a recent posts plugin which adds variables to WP_Query - one of which can be 'offset' posts. The problem is ...
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Custom post type archive organized by category

I'm trying to display a custom post type archive page which displays all the articles of a a custom post type in columns. The columns organize them in their assigned category. On the main page, I do ...
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Display featured posts for a custom post type by taxonomy

Ok, the quick explanation: I'm using a custom post type, 'lakes'. And, using custom taxonomies to organize them. They are: state, watertype and county. I've created a 'page' for each state that ...
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offset WP_Query by negative 1

I have an event loop and I was wondering if it's possible to somehow offset the loop by -1 so the prev and next posts of the current post are shown. --edit-- Okay thanks for your comments, my ...
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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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get_query_var() not working in pre_get_posts

I'm using the pre_get_posts hook to order the main query on all my custom post type / taxonomy pages using a custom meta value. As part of the logic, I am trying to determine which taxonomy is ...
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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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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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WP_query taxonomy + get all posts with two terms from same taxonomy

This is a follow up question to Add_query_arg + two times the same argument? I want to get the post count from all posts tagged with 2 different tags from same taxonomy $args2 = array( ...
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How to create a custom shortcode based on the layout?

Hi I am developing a custom post type plugins. Which has shortcode support. Already i have created a shortcode which is going to use for default layout design. Again i have to create a onemore ...
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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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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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meta_query on a date range using an array of values

How can I do a query to return the post if the custom field array contains a date that is within the specified range? The query below is basically what I am after but it does not work... // the ...
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Gravity Forms field entries into wp_query loop [on hold]

I have a simple function that filters the page content when form (ID 18) is submitted. It simply displays the entry of field (ID 13)... add_action("gform_after_submission_18", "set_post_content", 10, ...
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Display related posts with same category or same tag return blank

I'm trying to display 4 related posted in the same category or have the same tag with the current post on the single post page. The result is just blank. <?php $rCateogry = ...
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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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How to load more custom type posts through AJAX & LOAD MORE POSTS button

Guys I am a little stuck here. Unable to load posts from a custom post type through AJAX. Normally I have had been using this script http://goo.gl/lwfM5 It seems so that $wp_query is not getting the ...
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The sorting of posts by a meta_query with two keys fails while separated as single queries it works

I have a list of courses I try to sort. For sorting purpose I want to use two advanced custom fields. First a select field class_day containing the days: 1 : Mon 2 : Tue 3 : Wed 4 : Thu 5 : Fri 6 : ...
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foreach loop inside the loop creating duplicates in output

I have a foreach loop inside the loop that is getting info from a separate table. The table has a column that has an id that reflects the id of the post type so it should always be unique. When I ...
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Filter Posts from the Main Query

I want to conditionally merge a custom post type with my posts post type, based on a custom field. If the field's value is 1, then I want I need those custom posts to appear in the same loop as posts ...
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Displaying four post types sharing one taxonomy

I was hoping somebody could help me. I've created a custom taxonomy 'members' that is shared by four post types - posts, pages, resources, and news. I've then added five terms using this 'members' ...