"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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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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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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How to select posts from one category but exclude posts in another category?

I am trying to select posts that have category id 4 but exclude posts that also have category id 2 Here's what i'm trying $query = new WP_Query(array( "cat__in" => array(4), ...
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How to use WP_Query() on single.php?

I'm using WP_Query() to pull out a few posts under a specific category "Featured" to display at the bottom of any post. So I added <?php if (function_exists('getEditorPicks')) ...
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Issue with data array format

I am trying to fetch a record of date from table booking_history with bellow code but the result array not displaying any record from start_date column. when i echo the query query displaying value ...
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Pagination doesn't function properly for archive of a custom post type set as the front page

I created a similar question about an hour ago but since then I feel that I've changed things enough so that if someone viewed it for the first time, it'd just be a confusing mess. So I am opening up ...
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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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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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Pagination not working in some author pages

I have an author archive page to display authors' posts. In some of the authors the pagination works, but in some cases it doesn't. Where is the problem? Here is my code: <?php $paged = ...
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Pagination custom query

I am trying to make a custom page template that shows the most viewed posts. I can return posts but I am having trouble figuring out how to paginate it. Here is what I have: $args = array('orderby' ...
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Search form not working on page templates

I have this on my searchform.php: <div class="search searchform" role="search" method="get" id="searchform" action="<?php echo home_url(); ?>"> <form action="#"> ...
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Query only the posts with a post format of “audio”

I'm trying to query only the posts that have a post format of audio. I'm pretty sure I'm doing this wrong. Can I get a little help? <?php get_header();?> <section id="content"> ...
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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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Passing query variables to a custom page template

On my website I have a custom post type called 'theme'. I wanted the homepage to display an archive of themes. For this the only approach that I could think of was to create a page template with a ...
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wp_query->set for several categories

$wp_query->set( 'cat', '1, 2, 3' ) forms sql query like term_id IN (1, 2, 3) but I need term_id = 1 AND term_id = 2 AND term_id = 3` How to do it with $wp_query->set()?
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How to Query Updated Post in WordPress

I have seen some website which are showing the updated post. How can I query updated post from database. please help me thank's
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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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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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Custom WP_Query not working correctly

OK, So I have created a custom WP_Query that gets the post_type post and outputs it as a styled list. It works well and outputs the styled list but then underneath it displays all the posts again but ...
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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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WP_Query Sorting Posts by month … timeline effect

Hoping someone can take a look at my code and help me out. Right now I am trying to show my blog in a timeline style approach. My current query is generating the posts how I would like them to but I ...
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CPT posts listed by category with custom rewrite URL, please help!

Here is what I'm trying to do: I have 10 total dessert recipes (in shared dessert category) that are divided by 2 custom post types. I want to create 3 different views of these posts with the custom ...
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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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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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How to query the custom fields by language?

For each post, there is a custom field name "Function", the key/value pair is like this: Key : Functions Value : <!--en-->Nourishing Yin and invigorating the vital essence of ...
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Is it true $wpdb->get_results is faster than WP_Query in most cases?

On my homepage, I have a section where I have to display the last five featured posts, where a featured post is simply a post with a custom field is_featured set to 1. I achieved what I want with two ...
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How to query posts of standard post format. For real

So, I have been looking EVERYWHERE. I tried every kind of combination. So far, nothing. I have to query two posts to show on my front page, of post post-type, not in one category but, most ...
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Action hook “wp_insert_post” works but not for last imported post

I want to run a custom function whenever posts are imported to my custom post type. I am currently running this code - function on_post_import($post){ global $wpdb; $results = ...
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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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Echo the number of posts being displayed

I had this code working as I needed it to...but now I need to add a post count where the "____" is, beside "posters", so I can manipulate the css depending on how many posters are showing, for ...
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How to add multiple images to a custom post type single post?

I have created a custom post type and I need to add multiple images to every single post, so I can create a loop and use them in a slider. So far my search on Google etc. has turned up nothing. ...
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Related posts in all categories of current post (custom post types)

A client of mine has custom post types that they set up using a plugin rather than defining them in the functions.php. (So, YARPP for the solution won't work). In this custom post types, they have ...
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How to make orderby 'meta_value_num' OPTIONAL?

$args = array( 'cat' => 5, 'posts_per_page' => 8, 'meta_key' => 'custom_sort_order', 'order' => 'ASC', 'orderby' => 'meta_value_num' ...
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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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Query to get all the posts of more than 2 meta_value having same meta_key?

Meta_value will have checkbox infront of them so when both the check box is selected posts related to both the meta_value will be displayed.
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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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Query posts only with featured image

I want to query 6 posts, but only those which have a featured image attached. I am using meta_key method for this with WP_Query as such: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'post', 'meta_key' ...
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WP_Query orderby and tax_query

My goal is to have custom posts type's posts (CPT for simplicity) from a custom taxonomy (CT for simplicity) let say CT Hometown with slug Nebraska to be listed grouped by another CT, let say ...
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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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Get List of all the Authors

How could i get List of all the Authors? author.php file shows the Information about Individual Author. for example: http://domain.com/author/bj that returns the Bj's Profile. if i enter ...
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Comparing dates in custom field

I have a function which should return the future event date: function get_upcoming_exercises( $limit = -1 ) { $args = array( 'post_type' => 'px_event', 'posts_per_page' ...
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Only show first post to match certain criteria within WP_Query

I have a custom post type, with a custom field associated with it. I've setup a WP_Query to return all the posts of that post type. What I want to do is to show the first one that meets a unique ...
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How to display posts from multiple post type in random order in wordpress?

I want to display posts from multiple post types( photo, post) in wordpress, where I want to display one post from photo post type and another post from post in same loop. Can anyone help me? Here is ...
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Query child's child categories

I'm building a query to get the child's child categories. For example : I have a parent category named 'animal' and others like 'food' and 'sport'. I want to get animal's sub categories. I do : ...
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Meta query not working with pre_get_posts

This works $q->set('meta_key', 'available-date_%_from'); $q->set('meta_value', '20140701'); This doesn't $q->set( 'meta_query', array( array( 'key' => 'available-date_%_from', ...
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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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“pagination” (but not really) and queries using custom posts types

More of a conceptual question here, than a strict code question: Working on a site for a musician who wants to list concerts, both upcoming and past. These are custom post types that use a custom ...
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Custom Content Slider stop duplicate

I have been working on this now for little while, I have four post displaying in the carousel, this is fine. when you click the next slide in the carousel the same four posts are displaying Any ideas ...
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How to use a custom post type as front page?

I would like to set a site's front page to be a single post from a custom post type. I have been able to alter the request for my front page to a Custom Post Type archive with the following code ...
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Sorting by meta_key different to search criteria?

I've created an admin only page simply to view more information about subscribers to my website. The subscriptions are stored as Custom Post Types. All I want to do is make a condition that looks up ...