"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 count number of records found in a database table?

I am new to wordpress development & tried to learning plugin development.I have created a custom table from which i want to show the number of records found.I have tried the below code but it ...
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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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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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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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Filter media attachments by post in Media Library

Were working on a small plugin to allow attachments in the media library to be filtered by the post that they are attached to - and the basics are working: You can see the full code hosted on github ...
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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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Meta query with compare by more than 2 fields

i have 5 sets of meta boxes in some custom postype. So.. i know how to compare two meta box values... Example: 'meta_query' => array( 'relation' => 'AND', array( 'key' ...
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WP_Query Pagination on multiple-loop page breaks WP or doesn't show up

The loop below is one of several on a Custom Page template, but it's the only loop that I'm trying to implement Pagination with. Once I have Pagination working for this one loop, I'll be implementing ...
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Pagination doesn't work

I created myfile.php with the following content: global $paged; if ( get_query_var( 'paged' ) ) { $paged = get_query_var( 'paged' ); } else if ( get_query_var( 'page' ) ) { $paged = ...
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How to do a loop inside a loop?

I'm trying to get posts from a custom posts using WP_Query. <ul> <?php $query1 = query_posts( array( 'posts_per_page' => -1, 'post_type' => array('specialties') )); ...
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pre_get_posts filter meta_query without conflicting existing meta_query

I have a meta_key on all posts that is designed to check the current user role and only return the post if the user has an acceptable user role. The problem I am running into is that my meta_query ...
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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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Multiple keyword search

I have a custom search where I want to enter a keyword or phrase into the search box, and then by pressing enter it adds it to a 'search storage' (already coded, see below). Asume I have 3 posts, one ...
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WP_Query with two post types, but requiring category on only one of those post types

I have a simple WP_Query: $loop = new WP_Query(array( 'post_type' => array('image', 'video'), 'category_name' => $cat, 'meta_key'=>'total_votes', ...
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Custom WP_Query for current category (in category.php)?

I'm using a small code to display a tag list for the current categories like below: <?php $custom_query = new WP_Query('posts_per_page=-1&category_name=overnachten'); if ...
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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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Shortcode display CPT Query only showing 1 post?

Ive seen similar questions on here but I am already using WP_Query and wp_reset_postdata. In short I wrote a shortcode that queries our Custom Post Type to display posts specific to a category. ...
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how post by category related to archive post date - how to?

I'm having a really bad time to make this work .. I have a archive template, which works fine (build by custom-post-type, call archive), the archive section works perfectly, and dsiplay my post in ...
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WP_Query with “post_title LIKE 'something%'”?

I need to do a WP_Query with a LIKE on the post_title. I started with this regular WP_Query: $wp_query = new WP_Query( array ( 'post_type' => 'wp_exposants', ...
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WP_QUERY Get posts by category and similar name (Like)

I have a small problem with WP_Query. I want to get the posts filtered by category and with similar project name (like query), so I'm trying this code: $args=array( 'post_type' => 'post', ...
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WP_Query and name__in

Is it possible to have something like name__in array() for WP_Query? I am trying to get a list of custom posts from an array of the post's slugs. Looking at the codex, there doesn't seem to be a ...
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Filter Posts using Letters in archive page

I have created an archive for a custom post type called archive-artists.php. I want to achieve the following: Implement an A-Z letter control which filters the posts based on the letter selected by a ...
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Pagination on category.php and tag.php not working

i'm using a query-loop on my template pages like this: <?php $paged = (get_query_var('paged')) ? get_query_var('paged') : 1; $wp_query = new WP_Query(); ...
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Custom post-type's pagination not working in category.php

I have this code to the file category.php : <?php get_header(); ?> <div id="content"> <div id="all"> <div id="todo"> <?php $my_query = null; $paged = ...
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What's faster? One big query, or several smaller ones?

I'm working on an app that will require a query, via Ajax, for a bunch of posts in random order. Something like this: $query = new WP_Query( array( 'posts_per_page' => 50, 'orderby' => 'rand' ...
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Meta Query relation “AND” then set array accordingly

I have a search form on my home page that sets up the url query_string accordingly for the code below. When I use or I get results. However when I used "AND" for the relation I dont get any results ...
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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 can I show many posts an author has per week?

I've searched around and have had no luck or success in finding a way to show how many posts an author has made in a certain period of time (e.g. - a week) Any ideas on how one would approach this? I ...
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WP_query - Filter by tax_query and meta_query using multiple select

I have a Publications Post Type, a Writers Taxonomy and a Publications Custom 'Meta Box' Value; parent_id. In my archive-publictions-post.php template I am trying to filter the WP_Query Class, with ...
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WooCommerce Only OnSale Products Loop Snippet [closed]

I am trying to pick only OnSale products in a WooCommerce loop through a snippet. For that I tried to use below code but this one is picking all products. I only want to pick OnSale products in loop. ...
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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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Custom WP Query from meta_value stored as serialised array

I'm using a Magic Fields 2 multicheck box to store Services which can be assigned to Case Studies. The data is stored as a serialised array in WordPress, and I need some help to extract the "related ...
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Load 3 posts in flexslider slide [closed]

I have a slider that i'd like to load 3 blog posts into each slide. I'm having a problem getting them all out correctly. I'm using Flexslider. The idea is to get 3 blog posts at a time into each ...
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Overwriting auto-appended NOT IN query in WP_Query

When I try to grab bbpress topics AND posts in the same WP_Query, Wordpress automatically appends a NOT IN query to make sure the topics are not in private forum categories. However since posts ...
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Passing and retrieving query vars in wordpress

I have two authors pages, one displays about 5 posts. Then I'm trying to setup another page that will be all of their posts. I have created a template called moreauthorposts.php and I'm trying to ...
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Multiple Loops on category.php with pagination on last loop

I'm trying to achieve what should be fairly simple but I've hit a brick wall when trying to paginate the last of three loops on the category.php template. I've read just about everything I can find on ...
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Wordpress WP_Query post__in

I try to get value from database==> postmeta ==> Meta value : value Using this code $promo_value = $wpdb->get_results("SELECT meta_value FROM $wpdb->postmeta WHERE meta_key = '_product_id' ...
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Sort Order for a Custom Query in a Post Type Archive Not Working

I have a custom post type for events set up and am displaying the posts in a custom post type archive "archive-events.php". I am using Advanced Custom Fields to put an event date "event_date" on ...
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How to get Tags with specific post id

I have created one post and post ID is 34 and added some Tags and Now I want to retrieve all tags with post ID. Any Idea?
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any way to bind a taxonomy term to o user to just query it afterwards?

I need somehow to add an existing term from an existing taxonomy to a user like a category of users, but not for the purpose of limiting them to posts is that easily possible? I found some plugins ...
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Loop through multiple custom fields with increasing number

I have a problem with custom fields that I have been trying to figure out for a while, but with no luck. I have a section on the site I'm building that let's the users publish content form the the ...
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WP JSON REST API (Ryan McCue) how to query posts with specific meta data with 'AND' relation?

I use Wp_query class to query my posts. 15 posts are in a template fetched on page load and their filtering works fine. Infinity scroll fetches for other posts using JSON restful services. The filter ...
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display post of the year/month/week in slider for archive template

I'm building a archive template, which show the post by year; month; and week. However, this archive template has a slider, which as the moment display the last post created - so it doesnt match the ...
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query post_per_page for current archives

I'm trying to define the number of post to display in my slider for my archive templates. here is the code: <div class="flexslider"> <ul class="slides"> <?php ...
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Custom query - alternate posts by category

I have a custom post type called "services" with a custom taxonomy called "location". Each post is categorized as either "Location A" or "Location B". I need to query all posts from the "services" ...
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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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Comment count same for every post in homepage WP_Query

I have a WP_Query on my homepage template that works just fine for get_the_title() and MANY other functions for each post in the loop. However, any way of getting the comment count just grabs the ...
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Adding nav_menu_item id to Wordpesss links and wp_query vars

having a bit of an issue with this. What I want to achieve is this, the user clicks on a menu item and the menu item's id is available in the $wp_query vars. I also want to achieve the same with any ...
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Set post number to single posts

I have a function that I am using to number posts in a category. It is in my function.php and looks like this: function get_episode_number($postID){ $options = get_option('theme-opts'); $opts_cat = ...
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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 ...