"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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Query custom post types by meta field in a term from custom taxonomy

I need to retrieve all custom posts that have terms from custom taxonomy assigned to them. To be more precise: There is advertisers_cats post type that has terms assigned from custom taxonomy ...
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Why WP_Query('showposts=5') shows only 1 post?

I am trying to do a simple query to get the latest 5 posts into an unordered list, but this is only showing 1 result even though I have several posts. I even did an offset, but it shows the next post ...
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Too many posts cause slow load when paginating

I have about 10k posts and I made a page that lists all posts but it is paginated every 54posts. It gives 131 queries in 6.730 seconds which is pretty slow to load. Is there a way to make it load ...
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How to pass taxonomy terms to WP_Query along with $args?

I created a cpt and custom taxonomy associated with it. Lets say custom taxonomy name is Sports. I added terms to it - football, basketball. Now, i want to fetch post titles tagged under football ...
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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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Create multiple sections for all categories and then queries all the posts for each of those categories

I'm trying to find to find a way to create a loop that queries all categories and then the posts under those categories. I am using a custom loop to display my posts and I'd like to have it follow ...
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347 views

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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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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Child pages of child pages

I am having problem listing child pages of my sub pages. Here is my code <?php // Set up the objects needed $id = get_the_ID(); $args = array( 'post_type' => 'page', ...
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Get the next event using date_query

I created a CPT called event and want to make a query to show the next future event, based on it's publish date. Here is the WP_Query args: $today = getdate(); $args = array( 'post_status' => ...
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Finding the next 5 posts

On my single.php where I am calling my post I am wanting to run a query where I can catch the next 5 posts (chronologically). I know how to do everything except figure out a way to specify the 5 ...
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order posts with conditions & meta_key merge

i want a code to orders my blog posts using a "conditions" & combinaisons of 2 meta_key so details: if ( postviews < 20 views in exmple) ==> those posts order with date ==> here ...
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Most popular post for last 7 days

I need to change the most popular post widgets with date restrictions. For an example, how should I get most popular posts(post_views_count) of last 7 days. original query, $popularposts = new ...
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wp_query in form method of widget breaks customizer

In the "form" method of one of my widgets I make a query to offer the user some posts to choose from, like this: <?php $products = new WP_Query( array( 'post_type' => ...
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Display recent posts from the same category as current post in sidebar

I'm using a modified version of Twenty Twelve and I'm trying to display recent posts from the same category as the current post (except the current post) in the sidebar. I started this way but ...
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How to get a category in a list item class

I am need to know how would I get the category to be dynamically input in a WP_Query This is the code I am using: <li class="<?php the_category(' ')?>"> but the output is breaking. ...
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Get next/prev image/attachment in time with date query

I have a big amount of images in WP, that are not attach to any post. They are grouped in custom taxonomies (ignored in code below). The images get uploaded to WP in random order and the post_date is ...
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WP_Query sort by comment meta data

Is it possible to use the WP_Query class to order by comments meta data fields?
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Custom query with pagination on home page

My home page need to retrieve some posts and break them into number of pages, so that I can load them using infinite scroll plugin. I have tested my query, it works as expected. however I can't seems ...
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Calculate top authors on the basis of Post Views

I wanted to calculate the Top authors on the single.php page according to the average of the posts views. I have created a function which is calculating the average of the total post views of a ...
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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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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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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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Link to date_query results in Wordpress

I have this line of code: $args = array( 'date_query' => array( array( 'after' => 'January 1st, 2015', 'before' => 'February 15th, 2015', ...
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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. ...
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Order by menu structure

As I'm making one page website. Here is question I asked earlier: Calling Specific Pages with wp query Part II As I'm calling all pages by WP_Query which is "order by = ASC" I want to call it "order ...
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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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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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Sort Wordpress Posts Meta value by Week not Day

Right now I have a metakey called 'epicredvote', it sorts my posts by this epicredvote number. It is doing it on a daily basis at the moment, so if I have 2 posts the post with the highest epicredvote ...
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WordPress meta_query not working

I am having issues with a meta query on a custom post type. The following arguments are set: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'wp_comp_entries', 'posts_per_page' => -1, ...
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Custom loop of a single category, cannot order by date. What am I missing?

I'm going nuts. All I have is a simple loop on the home page of the site (which is a static page), and it should show the most recent (1) post of a certain category. The trouble is no matter what i ...
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How to display Categories as a index page style (wordpress)

Actually this code from archive.php template parament I want to style the category pages can anyone help me regarding this <div id="main" role="main"> <header id="introduction" ...
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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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Select all in parent category, group by child category?

I am trying to format a custom post type for a "series". Each post is an Episode, each Episode belongs to a Season, and each Season belongs to a series (just like a TV show). I have the following: ...
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Select posts with a custom taxonomy as a custom field

I am using woocommerce, so I have the product category taxonomy (product_cat). On a product category page, I would like to display the posts that are in that (product) category. That will be the ...
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parse_tax_query causing Navigation Menu To Disappear

I am using the following snippet to modify a query... function no_child_terms($query) { if( !is_admin()) { $query->tax_query->queries[0]['include_children'] = 0; } } ...
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Query to sort a list by meta key first (if it exists), and show remaining posts without meta key ordered by title

I'm working on a custom taxonomy term page template where we want the items that are connected to the term sorted by a publication date (custom date field) - and if there are multiple items on the ...
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Include data from custom table in WP_Query

I'm building an Estate Agent website. They have a system where they add their available properties and sends them all to the main property portals. As part of this, the system also sends all the ...
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Optimising amount of calls to custom fields

I have this code fragment in my codebase: foreach($this->adverisers as $adveriser) { $this->data[$adveriser->name]['image'] = bfi_thumb(get_post_meta($adveriser->ID, ...
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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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Display several random posts, but make sure a condition is met

I have a custom post type for a group of people (employees). At first, I needed to display 7 random employees. That was easy <?php $args = array( 'post_type' => 'employees', ...
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Auto Populate Custom Field with Complex Value That Increase by One?

Can somebody help me to sort this? I am using WP 3.5.2 and I have "Orders" post type where purchase_order custom field is located. This is the sample of purchase order record: POCOS20130051 PO - ...
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586 views

Meta_query with or without value

I am using WP_Query to sorting the post by user input. The input contains meta value which is display in select type field. Normally when there is value inserted into the form, the wp_query working ...
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How do I create my own nested meta_query using posts_where / posts_join?

Some of my posts (not all) have a price as a meta key/value. Today I use the pre_get_posts action so that my users can search for prices that are between a certain value. This is the code that I'm ...
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Custom Post Type, WP_Query and 'orderby'

I do have a custom post type with the following setup: $supports = array( 'title' , 'editor' , 'thumbnail' , 'revisions' , 'page-attributes' ); $args = array( 'hierarchical' ...
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548 views

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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Wordpress altering my custom query, How to fix it?

I am querying for most popular posts by custom view count by using the custom query below, <?php $mostpopular_args=array( 'post_type' => 'post', 'orderby' ...
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How to delete only user meta value (not key) from usermeta table in wordpress?

I store multiple image in media library and save its id in wp_usermeta table. my metakey is 'images' and meta value in like '279,280,281'. Now I get the image from table like this: <?php $images = ...
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How to make search for posts using get method?

So I am building a WordPress theme for myself to meet my needs, so what I am looking for now is make a search using a get method in PHP. If my URL is something like this : ...
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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 ...