"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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Creating a navigation menu of all posts of a custom post type and their children posts?

I have a drop down menu that displays a link (the permalink) to all of the posts of a custom post type (county) and would simply like to display their children too this is the code I have so far but ...
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Standard Loop - wp_query

I was readind this article (https://codex.wordpress.org/Class_Reference/WP_Query) and try run the Standard Loop, but I can't receive the any result. My code is this: <?php get_header(); /* ...
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Using Wp_Query, Json to add Highcharts series data

I just added a custom Highchart to my wordpress single custom archive page. http://propertywise.malisa.agency/en/district/khlong-toei-2/ Using the following function call from within the Highcharts ...
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Offset WP_Query by negative 1

I have an event loop and I'm wondering if it's possible to offset the loop by -1, so the prev and next posts of the current post are shown. EDIT - Thanks for your comments, I think I can clarify. ...
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Can I make a search query which includes a space?

I want to search via WP_Query for the test "hello " including the last trailing space. Is this possible and if so, how do I do this?
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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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How to list some posts first in the loop based on post id

I have a query for to display some posts . $args = array( 'post_type' =>'products' 'posts_per_page'=> 12, 'orderby' => 'meta_value_num', 'meta_key' => '_price', ...
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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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Help with CPT template pagination

i created a themes CPT using the following code function pp_themes_post_type() { $args = array( 'public' => true, 'label' => 'ProfilePress Themes', ...
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Compile two queries to one set of results?

I've got a big query that queries one post_type with all different kinds of filters. Values are taken from <form> inputs. Im adding 3 different checkboxes to the <form> which can be used ...
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Sort by meta key on archive page

I am trying to sort an archive page using a meta key value (which happens to be a Unix timestamp). Currently I have the posts listed on the page by their WordPress creation date. I want to use the ...
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WP_Tax_Query with post_tag not working

Using the pre_get_posts hook, I'm trying to allow users to narrow down their search by limiting it to posts with certain (multiple) tags applied. This is my hook and function: ...
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Search form not working with custom query?

My search query doesn't seem to work, the query in my url is all correct but the content just refreshes without finding the posts with the search term.. I got a custom search query and a function to ...
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Lazy loading Ajax offset not working

I am attempting to create a lazy loading ajax feature on my site. There is a 'click more' button which will then load 10 posts via ajax and append them to the HTML container. I want to display 10 ...
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When should you use WP_Query vs query_posts() vs get_posts()?

It seems like half the tutorials in the Codex and around the blogosphere use query_posts() and half use WP_Query. What's the deal?
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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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Get Recent Posts by Date in Multisite

Everything in explanation is about CDTuts I've created a WordPress Network and I want is to get the recent posts from all of the selected subdomain blogs. I need to get the latest All organized by ...
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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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All blog posts are not showing up

This post may already exists but I just missed it in how I searched for it. Here goes. I have recently changed my blog back to the Genesis Framework. I am using the Nameless child theme. These are my ...
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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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query order by a function

I was wondering how to order posts by a function that returns a number. I've set up a query and i want to order my post by that number. Here is what I have: $foo = get_like_count(); and in the ...
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How to pass multiple page ids from a custom field variable into post__in wp_query

I have a client that wants to pull content from multiple pages using page_ids listed in a custom field (363, 87, 95) without interfering with the main loop content (can't use sub-pages as same page ...
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A WP_Query that will look for posts after 2 weeks ago OR with a certain meta value

I'm looking for a way to basically have an OR relationship between the date_query and the meta_query. Basically I want to combine the two WP_Query's. Get the posts from the last two weeks $args = ...
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How to get specific string in explode array?

I have a shortcode where I'm trying to get a specific string from the $args array below. Query: $args = array( //'post_type' => $posttype, 'post_type' => explode( ', ', $posttype ), ); ...
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Use REGEXP in WP_Query meta_query key

I know I can use REGEXP in WP_Query like this: $query = new WP_Query(array( 'posts_per_page' => -1, 'post_status' => 'publish', 'meta_query' => array( array( ...
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The pagination on index.php doesn't work on a first page

I have index.php with a pagination. The permalink settings is plain permalinks. I have a correct pagination view when I open a page '/?paged=2' but if I open just index.php I have all posts without ...
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Convert $wpdb to WP_Query()

I have the code below which I would like to change into a WP_Query so that I can easily filter posts by taxonomies. I am having trouble understanding how I would add get_posts_by_author_sql( ...
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Moving the array pointer inside a WP_Query while loop

How can I move the pointer ahead a place, or at least offset it, as I'm trying to pull two posts during each loop of the while loop? I've indicated where in the loop I would like to move the pointer: ...
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meta_query not working as expected

I have 3 posts that each have two meta values. The first meta value is one that they all share (ac_parent_event). The second is one that is unique to that post (ac_thischild_date). For this function, ...
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Search Post Types and the Meta Boxes

I have meta box called (orginalday), This i will save the post day when the user write post and save it in (pending), And i have form that have 2 input type to search post from day to day. So i need ...
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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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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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Query Search Not Working for Users

When I search for a User by their first name, all of their posts show up in the dashboard. When I search for that same User and add their last name, it does not show up at all. Not sure why this is ...
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Get Category Archive Template Name Dynamically

I'm making a category archive template that works for all my categories. I need to dynamically set the 'category' parameter of WP_Query inside of this template to make it work. How do I dynamically ...
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custom page with post content using read more

I have a code for a custom page i'm creating that I want to have my own blog archive (formatted customized) this is my code: <?php ...
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Blog only showing one post even though more published

Why is my wordpress blog.php only showing one blog entry while I have two entrys in the blog at present and have checked both are published and they are and yes i do have my reading setup to my blog ...
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Loop to fetch 3 post_thumbnail instances from 3 most recent custom post types named “portfolio”

I am trying to display 3 post_thumbnails from a custom post type "portfolio" on my homepage template. So one from post 'A' , one from post 'B' and one from post 'C' The image from post A will be set ...
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Undefined variable [closed]

I have created a shortcode for a custom post type query but when I add meta_query values to it, it throws an error: Notice: Undefined variable: my in ...
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Infinite scroll only works on Default Permalink

I have a custom post type list that I display on a page template. There are a lot so I decided to put infinite loading. After changing different queries, I at last made it work but only if the ...
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ACF Relationship Field Search Filtering

I am trying to assign relate posts using the ACF relationship field. It has typeahead search to search by post titles. I would like to add meta_data search to the ACF relationship search. This ...
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Keeping the previous get value and add another value when submitted

I'm a super noob, so I'll try my best to explain. I have a blog page that I wanted filtered by category and I want the user to able to click on multiple categories and it will filter to show those ...
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WP_Query arguments to fetch custom post type posts which are in certain category?

I've played around for hours but still can't wrap my head around the right arguments for a secondary WP_Query which shall fetch all posts of my_custom_post_type that are in the queried category. ...
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Pagination with custom SQL query

I have my own SQL string to select Custom Post Type posts with specific WHERE clause. I've used the offset and limit to return appropriate posts depending on a page being displayed. That's working ...
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wpdb get_results() returns only 2 rows

I am trying to create custom admin widget to present how many users has registered within last days. I have created function as below: function mdbootstrap_add_dashboard_recent_users(){ global ...
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Grab 5 latest posts from custom post type 'announcements'

I have a custom post type announcements which obviously holds posts with weekly announcements. In my theme's header, I want to create a box which has the following semantics: <div ...
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WPML: Custom query looping through languages & putting out one post each round

For a current project I use WPML to distinguish between languages and to manage authors/editors and what they are allowed to write and translate. While there are different language versions of the ...
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Pagination/infinite scroll with WP_Query and multiple loops

I need that the main page of my site have 3 columns: - The first having the 5 most viewed posts; - The second with the next 5 most viewed posts; - The third with the most recent posts. I don't want ...
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Link Author URL's based on a custom field

I'm querying a custom field of users based on a city they are in. I am able to display their profile photo and display name, however I can't seem to get the link to their actual author url to work. ...
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Keeping checkboxes checked WP_query

I have wp_query that allows the end user to filter the query using checkboxes. This works fine until pagination, all the user checked checkboxes get cleared on page 2 how do I get checkboxes to carry ...
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Secondary loop pagination on custom post type single post gets redirected to first page

I would like to output related posts on a custom post-type single page. Everything seems to be set up correctly. When I hover over my pagination links I see ...