"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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Categorising search results based on Custom Fields

I have two sets of posts - some have a Custom Field (true/false). So the ones which have a Custom Field (for this, let's just call it custom_field) value of true, go in one set, and the others (the ...
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Wordpress WP_Query Array Custom search via taxonomies

Im trying to write a custom search function for my wordpress site. Im using WP_Query and multiple arraylists. Is it possible to order by search after taxonomy = pa_felg-bredde ? Here is my code so ...
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Exclude categories from search query

I have two categories that I want to exclude from my search results, so far without luck. I have tried adding the following piece of code but it didn't work. $search_query = ...
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Orderby custom meta returns random order

[Answered by Roberthue - I was sorting by meta_value instead of meta_value_num] I've created a WP_Query that does the following: Grabs a list of businesses for sale Orders them by a meta query, ...
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Fetch posts from current week (Sunday to Saturday)

I'm trying to fetch posts from current week. <?php $args = array( 'date_query' => array( array( 'year' => date( 'Y' ), 'week' => ...
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How to show 4 previous posts from current article category in Wordpress?

How to show the 4 previous articles on Single Post (single.php), only from current article category? Also if no previous article found, loop from the next articles. Please no plugins... I need to ...
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Post data in separate divs with incrementing class using WP_Query

I'm trying to achieve this result (which is the static HTML) and this is what I've gotten so far. Below is the approach I've taken: Created a CPT for 'locations' Created a custom taxonomy 'region' ...
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ordering and optimizing functions

Ive been hard at work trying to build some functions to display products on my site. The prices for these products are calculated based on many variables. I think the first set of functions work, ...
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Add input fields to Wordpress search to search custom fields

I have 2 custom fields: first and last. My goal is to add 2 new input fields (first and last) to search their respectable custom field. Here's my form code in searchform.php: <form role="search" ...
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Where to use $post global variable?

I am confusing to use $post global variable. Is it use inside loop or outside loop? What is the advantage to use it inside and outside loop?
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Why I obtain this WP_Query strange behavior trying to select posts having a specific tag?

I have the following problem with featured tag posts I have a page of a website in wich I want to show only the posts that have setted a specific tag (using the loop). So in this page I have put ...
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Why I have this strange behavior when I try to exlude the featured post from posts visualization?

I am quite new to WordPress theme development and I have a strange behavior with this custom theme on which I am working: http://lnx.asper-eritrea.com/ As you can see in the home page I have 2 areas ...
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Selecting posts older than the current Unix epoch timestamp

I am trying to perform the following query, which originates by the fact the post's 'date' and 'time' are entered as separate custom fields. $args = array( 'post_type' => ...
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Filtering WP_Query result by category

Using WP_Query, I need to gather a selection of posts that are both Category1 and Category2. I want this selection to include Category1 and all of its subcategories (Category3 and Category4), as long ...
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How to use an associative array in post__in with WP_Query?

I have stored user favorite posts in the user_meta table of WordPress. The data is stored in a format, for example a:1:{s:8:"post-134";s:3:"134";s:8:"post-136";s:3:"136";}. How can I get this in the ...
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Post archive for certain post format

I am using the following code for a custom archive of all posts: $taxonomy = 'category'; $param_type = 'category__in'; $term_args = array( 'orderby' => 'slug', 'order' => 'ASC' ); ...
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Querying and Ordering Hierachical data

I am developing a WordPress site that requires the display of song lyrics. Here's the archive data that needs to be displayed: [Released 2014] - Album Title [Track 1] - Song Title [Track ...
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Why is the loop not empty on some 404s?

I came across a weird issue. Say you access a random url, three or more levels deep: http://example.com/a/b/c http://example.com/a/b/c/d ... Then is_404() is true. So far so good. But for some ...
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Is “orderby” in WP Meta Query conflicting with Meta Query?

I'm trying to write a meta query that looks for either events starting within the next year (event_start_date between now and 52 weeks), or events that are still going on (event_end_date between now ...
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Move posts to top of WP_Query if in certain Taxonomy?

I'm trying to figure out the best way to promote certain (custom) posts to the top of my Wordpress loop. I can't use sticky posts because they are all in a custom post type.. I was thinking of using a ...
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New WP_query in template not working with CPT+category on some pages

I have three page templates, homepage, documentary, and corporate, each using the same CPT WP_query code with only the category name changed for each respectively. The homepage works fine, pulling and ...
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WP order ASC in custom author loop

My current author list shows authors with posts only, but its not ordered by ASC and its not working. Any ideas? <ul class="authorlist"> <?php // displays all users with their avatar and ...
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How to get the posts published in last two days using WP_Query?

I am trying to loop through all the post to get the top most shared posts on social network. I want to use the date_query parameter in the WP_query to get the posts of last two days , last 5 days, ...
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WP_Query by Category Name

Hi I am using some code to display posts in a slider on a page, and at the top I have some code to filter it using WP_Query. Here it is, not sure what is wrong: <?php /** * Featured Content 2 * ...
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WP_QUERY loop, offset in the arguments and the paginate_links - can these work together?

I have a page where the first 4 posts from category 7 are displayed with their own query and style. Then I have a small box were I want to display the rest of the posts from category 7 and to use a ...
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Show different number of posts per page in tag archives

I am using the following code out of loop to show one post per page in tag archive. <?php query_posts($query_string."&showposts=1") ?> However, I want to show recent posts as 10 posts ...
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Where is the WP_Query instance instantiated (when working with themes)?

This may be a very basic question, but I could not find the answer. The following documentation http://codex.wordpress.org/Class_Reference/WP_Query shows the code // The Query $the_query = new ...
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Can't use orderby in WP_Query

I can't get my posts to order by the date, descading. I've got the following code: $jobs = new WP_Query(array( 'posts_per_page' => 50, 'post_type' => 'job', 'post_status' => ...
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Problem with WordPress 4.0 and $wp_query

On my website I have a logo area that is controlled by a function that determines which page the user is on and loads the specific content depending on the $page_id value. Since WordPress 4.0 there ...
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Pagination on author page

I created a custom query inside author.php, and I would like to add pagination. The problem is that the result is 404 error everytime. $args = array( 'post_type' => 'wpost', 'author' => ...
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WP Query orderby meta key natural sort?

I have this code: $args = array( 'posts_per_page' => -1, 'post_type' => 'product', 'meta_key' => 'custom key', 'orderby' => 'meta_value', 'order' => ...
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Complicated WP_Query

I'd like to query wp posts in custom way, I'm not sure whether or not WP_Query class can do this, but I'd like order the posts by posts that has a specific custom taxonomy and then continue with the ...
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How to show custom post type in page hierarchy?

Is it possible to show a list of pages with a custom post type included in that list if it's parent is a page? So if I was using the query more specifically something like get_pages(), ...
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Query outputting YouTube url rather than embedded video

I am having an issue with a query outputting the YouTube url rather than the video itself. The post I am querying has a Youtube url in the content area. Of course, when viewing the post, you don’t see ...
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Why does order ASC break offset in WP_Query?

I have a function being used in an AJAX call for adding the next 5 posts. The call checks the amount of posts being displayed already and send that as an $offset parameter. The $args for query_posts ...
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Future post ID not showing

I'm attempting to send an email notification when a scheduled post is published. I've tried quite a few different ways. I receive the email but the id (and other random details) are not published with ...
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How to display future posts - modified query still yields 404

I have a very strange problem and I am stuck. I want the single page to display posts with the post_status of publish and future. So I added this code to my functions.php in my theme: function ...
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Is it possible to apply a meta_query to one specific post type in a query with multilple post types?

I have two post types, news and events : A news has no custom fields. An event has two custom fields : start-date and end-date. I want to display news and events on the same page, ideally with ...
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How to get all author posts outside of author templates

Currently, I'm trying to display all posts from an author(e.x admin) in a custom page with name that is completely different than these template file listed here. So inside this page, I'm using WP ...
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Pagination on a WP_query not showing navigation links

I'm having trouble adding pagination to a page. I'm using WP_query and would like to pull back 4 posts per page. The basic query seems to work OK but I must be missing something regarding pagination. ...
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Query for page content, and query for posts on the same page?

I'm having trouble with trying to make a blog listing page, I have a page in Wordpress called Blog. Within this is some written content and that's it. I'm using the following query to make it output ...
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Custom Post Type meta oembed html output resulting in WSoD

For a homepage template I'm trying to query a custom post type with a couple custom meta boxes. They are a title, oembed text field, and text area. I've compiled the below code from various sources as ...
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new WP_query using custom fields

I am trying to query child posts from two parents (that part is working fine), ... but now I want to exclude posts that have a meta_key of 'feature' with a meta_value of '1' Using the Codex ...
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jQuery Ajax decompose WP_Query

I am working on a Ajax search field where I want to load links to products matching with my search query. My problem is that I don't know how I can get the titles and the permalinks from the query ...
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How to set multiple `orderby` in query argument?

I am trying to fetch pages by multiple ordering. menu_order in descending and title in ascending. Following is the argument: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'page', 'posts_per_page' => 20, ...
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running queries of multiple post types

I am trying to figure out the query I need to build for my project. I've got a little idea but i am getting confused by all the different query methods and I'm not sure which one to use. I have two ...
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WP Query Exclude and Start by Menu Order Offset

I have a set of posts in a custom post type that I have given menu order attributes to. I am hoping to use wp_query to query the first 3 by menu order, then the next 3 by menu order. For example - ...
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How to retrieve the date on which a post was moved to trash?

I need to retrieve a list of posts that are in trash based on the date on which they were trashed. The following code allows me to retrieve posts that are in trash, but how to filter them by date? ...
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WP-Admin edit.php & post.php slowdown after import of 10k users

Situation: Clean wordpress install No plugins VPS server 5.2ghz / 4gb RAM (Default Directadmin) Import of 10k users Problem: WP-Admin edit.php and post.php take >4sec to load. A custom post ...
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How to overwrite orderby with add_query_var

So I would like to have an archive that displays its posts in a random order. <?php $query = new WP_Query($query_string."&orderby=rand"); ?> But also then if the user chooses they ...