"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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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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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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Displaying Portfolio Filter by Category Order (alphabetically)

I have created a custom post type to display churches in Europe. I used a tutorial to make it filterable and everything on my site works as normal. How would I organize the posts by country, instead ...
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Get newest value of an array

I would like to show custom posts as an "issues" page. I can hard code the 'terms', e.g. issue-3, but how can I display just the newest one? $the_query = new WP_Query( array( 'post_type' ...
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Add Custom Post Type of specific Custom Taxonomy to regularly blog loop

I want to add a CPT to be shown in the blog. I figured out that I can use the filter hook pre_get_post to get the query object and I can modify it. However just adding another post type to the loop is ...
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Show Posts in Vertical Tabs with Scrollbar

I have created CPT ( Custom Post Type ) called Recipes. I want to display all me recipe in Vertical Tabs. For Example; check the image below i have created. Image Example Click Here On the left ...
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Meta Queries - should nesting work after WP 4.1?

I have a rather huge meta_query here and it hangs at execution: browser just won't load the page, it goes on loading ... As far as I know this should work after WP 4.1 (I have it). Also tried ...
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Display Count of posts

I'm trying to create a counter that will display the page number followed by the page count of a category page, where there is 1 post per page. For example if there are 10 posts in a category: 1/10, ...
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How to filter sql only for a specific post type

I have been trying to join a custom table with a regular wordpress query, but only under a specific condition (a specific post type). I have a single-event.php template that runs the main query, and ...
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Get results from the main wp_query

I would like to alter the main wp_query and then email the results as PDF or HTML email. I have managed to filter wp_query using custom filters and some code similar to this inside my plugins ...
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Group posts by meta_key

I have a Problem with grouping meta_values. The Query looks for posts with the meta key "company". I want a unique listing of the colors like: blue red yellow array_unique was not successful and also ...
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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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Exclude first 5 posts of specific categories in the main loop

I read this article about how to set an offset for one specific category in the loop. I was wondering about if this was possible for more than just one category. My problem with the code suggested in ...
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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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Exclude a category if post is only in that category using wp_Query

I have two categories Category1 (ID = 1) Category2 (ID = 2) I want to display posts Which are in Category2 and in (Category1 + Category2). If a post is only in Category1 then it should not ...
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Get all custom posts with a certain taxonomy

So the site i am working on has a Custom Post type of "Case Results" and one of the columns is "Type of Case". On a certain page I need to get all of these "Case Results with a "Type of Case" of ...
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Creating attachments archive in tags and categories

Per this question (How to create an attachments archive with working pagination?), I've been using the following function to have archive pages display attachments as well as pages and posts. It was ...
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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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previous_posts_link not working in WordPress pagination

I'm using a custom query in my front page to show some posts from a category. it ll be selected by the admin from backend(using redux framework to do that). Now when I click older entries ...
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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 limit the number of post that WP_Query gets?

I have been researching on Google and WPSE and the only thing I see repeatedly is to use showposts, that is deprecated. I am familiar with WP_Query, and I thought that if I set posts_per_page to my ...
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SELECT * FROM $wpdb->posts WHERE ID > 160

I would like to retrieve all posts and relative tag with ID greater than 160. I tried: '$args=array( 'post_type' => 'post', 'post_status' => 'publish', 'posts_per_page' => 5, 'orderby'=> ...
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Eliminate typical pages on search page, turn it into ajax search with “infinite” sized single page

I'm trying to change the default behaviour or WP search page, I have hidden the paging links, and added a button("more results") that sends an ajax request, but I'm not sure how to handle this ...
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Query Multiple Post types each with own meta query

I have 2 post types: lets say products and product_variations. I'd like to be able to modify the query via pre_get_posts to get all product with meta_keys "_visible" = "true" and "_available" = "true" ...
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Custom WP_Query order by post_meta and (author) user_meta

I am having an issue that i couldn't find on google and elsewhere. To put problem in the context. I am making a wordpress site where user can put their tutor listing for giving a tutorials, and i am ...
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How to add taxonomy filter on the query fly?

I try to add tax query on pre_get_posts hook using following code : // Add custom posts to main query (archive and home) add_action( 'pre_get_posts', 'add_post_types_to_query' ); function ...
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WP_Query for BBPress Topic When Parent is Private/Hidden

I have the following Code: $widget_query = new WP_Query( array( 'post_type' => 'topic', 'post_status' => array('publish', 'pending', 'draft', 'auto-draft', 'future', ...
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Add parameter to first post only

I've set up a custom post type called "Videos". I have assigned an ACF oEmbed custom field to "Videos". On the archive page, I have a loop which queries the custom post type and displays all of the ...
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Post Type => Any conundrum

I have a number of regular posts and pages in a regular category called "Featured". I have also installed a plugin called "Event Organizer" that creates its own custom post type called "Event" and has ...
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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 - 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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Unable to display multiple post types in same query (WPML WP_Query)

I'm sure there's some very easy explaination for this, but I'm stuck. I am just trying to put a nice, simple recent posts element on the front-page of a site and for some reason when I try to use: ...
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Get posts with parent post that have specific meta value

I am not sure if this can be done with wp query but here goes. My guess it would need a SELF JOIN but no idea how to start. Consider this example. I need a set of post who have a meta value of foo ...
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Show h1 intro, while outside my shortcode output

How I can add my h1 heading out ?, but not from inside the loop. Each output has a <div class="relacional"> but I want to have a h1 that falls outside the loo and that above all <div ...
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Navigation for custom loop

I have a website I'm working on with 3 custom loops next to each other: Station LV I need separate navigation for older posts for each loop. But I'm having problems seting it up: <?php ...
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Date query for a custom meta field

I would like to use something similar to the following date_query but I would like to use some custom meta fields instead of the existing post columns. For example instead of post_date_gmt I would ...
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Can I merge WP_Query and WP_Comment_Query together?

I have read about merging two WP_Query results. But I need to merge a WP_Query with a WP_Comment_Query and order the result by date. Is this possible? If so, how can I approach this? How would I ...
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Function to retrieve IDs of posts, cache results, and improve wp_query

I'm looking to optimize db performance by creating a function that retrieves IDs of posts in a certain category and caches results. So instead of having a query like: SELECT … WHERE 1=1 AND ...
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wp_query within function within wp_query

I have a query which looks like this: $args = arguments for the query $query = new WP_Query($args); while ($query->have_posts()): $query->the_post(); $post_id = get_the_ID(); echo ...
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Reduce or prevent calling of update_meta_cache

My theme calls the update_meta_cache() function 58 times per page! This function appears to run the following query based on the post in question: SELECT post_id, meta_key, meta_value -> FROM ...
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Optimize WP_Query

For the homepage WP_Query loop, I need to get the most recent 20 articles, specifically to display the page title, excerpt, category, and date. I am doing the following: $args = array( ...
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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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Add a custom variable to query page object

Is there a way to add a custom variable to the queried object? if (is_page()) { $q = get_queried_object(); $term_id = $q->term_id; } Here's some background on my setup. I have a page ...
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Displaying post form catagory saved in array

I am using option tree framework plugin.In my option, the catagory id is saved in array. The var_dump is as follows $tmq_social_items = ot_get_option( 'tmq_social_items' ); ...
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Show portfolio items in template - how?

I have made my archive-portfolio.php-file as desired and it works as it is supposed to. However, I don't want to use that file. I want to create a template, name it for instance cars-template.php and ...
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Using an actual page for 404 instead of a template

How would I override the 404 template and fetch a whole page instead? Currently I have achieved this by doing a http request from 404.php(the 404 template) to http://example.org/error404, which in ...
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Return on a quest all these meta_value

<?php if(isset($_REQUEST['src'])): $business = $_REQUEST['srcbusiness']; $type = $_REQUEST['srctype']; $price = $_REQUEST['srcprice']; $city = $_REQUEST['srccity']; ...
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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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Wordpress Query posts that have title > another title

I am trying to make a query of a custom post type that searches the next 3 posts alphabetical order after a specific title. A snippet of the args wp_query is $vars = array( 'paged' => $page, ...
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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 ...