"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 do I control the fallback query after the original query returned cero posts?

I just figured out why WP developers expect you to create a separate 404.php page to control the output of that page. (and the silence about any attempt to do it otherwise) It's basically because ...
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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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Get the tax term in which is a post via wp_query

I'll rewrite my original question because I feel like I can't be understood : I made a template page on which I have different WP_Query. I have a category taxonomy (countries). This template page ...
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Custom wp_query - I'm getting 'all' post, not the specific post in the query

Get all post from today, that are of post type 'product' and are in the taxonomy of 'productType' as 'Indica' and in the taxonomy of 'locationCity' as 'Los Angeles' -- However, I get 'all' the post ...
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How to uniquely identify queries?

Today I was thinking about how to differentiate queries, mainly to create an unique identifier. In the process I played around a bit, see below code. The main idea is to do it depending on the ...
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How to exclude post formats from wordpress recent posts in a tabs widget

hey guys so i have a problem is that what i want is just standard recent posts only to show and i using a function in my the theme function file to show the recent post the code of the function ...
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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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WP_Query fails despite having 1 post

I'm doing a typical custom post type query with args like this: array (size=4) 'post_type' => string 'custom_post_type' (length=15) 'post_status' => string 'publish' (length=7) ...
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How to stop wordpress to make the default query?

My goal is a redirect to a custom template based on some new rewrite rule, but without having wordpress to make unusefull queries. my code: function add_rewrite_rules() { add_rewrite_rule( ...
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How to query custom post types with mixed AND & OR statements for custom fields

I have a custom post type "events" which includes the custom fields "is_premium" (which is a true/false) and "premium_expiry_date" which is a date picker. On my front end, I want to have "events" ...
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Random loop with code to prevent duplicate output returns no output at all from time to time

I have a custom taxonomy with several quotes assigned to each term. Two terms (general and yoga) share the same pool of three quotes. On my front-page.php i randomly draw one quote from each term and ...
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Sort users by meta_value_num

I'm having problems using WP_User_Query to sort users by a meta value number, I would of thought this would be simple by it just displays results as descending alphabetically. <?php $args = ...
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Using WP_Query to get attachment returns empty set

I would like to get the first audio file in the media library filtered by a custom field, but it always returns an empty set of posts. I know that I have to pass 'post_status' => 'inherit' and ...
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Custom query from all posts & all child page from one parent page?

I'm working on a wordrpess site for improve search result. Now I want to fetch posts from a certain category & all child pages from one parent page. If I set post_parent => parent_id then ...
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WP query exclude post within the last month / only show over 1 month old

I need to create a landing page which only shows posts that are at least a month old. Everything I've read / tried with the date query so far seems aimed at including posts between the last month ...
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A Depth Like Parameter For “get_posts”

Wordpress has stumped me for the first time in a very long time. I am trying to limit the depth of a get_posts call in my template. I want to get children but limit it to a depth of only 3 as I am ...
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posts_nav_link pulling in multiple post types

I have an archive-regularproducts.php set up that looks like so: PHP: <?php if ( have_posts() ) : while ( have_posts() ) : the_post(); ?> //content goes here <?php endwhile; ...
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How do you move custom fields to custom taxonomies using WP Queries

To save complication I have imported a custom fields (categories & terms) to the wp_postmeta table, which are linked to respective posts. Shown as listed in wp_postmeta: meta_id post_id meta_key ...
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Pagination not working on Custom Page Template

I searched a lot on this but I can't figure out why my code is not working. I published a page with slug "blog" that uses a custom built template "page-blog.php" that I build from editing the ...
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How to make orderby 'meta_value_num' OPTIONAL?

$args = array( 'cat' => 5, 'posts_per_page' => 8, 'meta_key' => 'custom_sort_order', 'order' => 'ASC', 'orderby' => 'meta_value_num' ...
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List sibling pages widget, exclude current page

I successfully created a widget that displays sibling pages to the current page I'm on in the sidebar. Only thing is, I'm not capable of excluding the current page - can someone please assist here? ...
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Need help setting up a search form for wordpress [duplicate]

I want to set up a search function as a widget in wordpress. This is the situation that I have. 1- I have 3 custom post types 1.a: Each post type has custom fields and taxonomies. I have regular ...
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Taxonomy and Date in same query?

Is is possible to combine a tax_query with a date_query in the most recent Wordpress? Here's my attempt to do so: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'job', 'tax_query' => array( array( ...
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Wordpress hiding posts without content on custom taxonomy query. How to solve?

I have a custom taxonomy query for a custom post type with the following code: $args = array( 'post-type' => 'network-partners', 'posts_per_page' => -1, array( array( ...
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Query category-specific, paginated posts and allow viewer to change sort order

Maybe this has already been asked here, but I can't seem to find a solution, so forgive me if this is a duplicate. I have coded a custom template to display all posts from a category with the ID 36. ...
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WP_Query Date Filtering Inclusive Being Ignored

I'm currently working on a plugin that contains a shortcode which allows users to filter a custom post type by date. They could choose "Date From", "Date To", and "Date From with Date To". When ...
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Limit the number of posts from a specific category on index.php

I've had multiple requests from different clients to figure out a way to modify their blog (index.php) or Custom Post Type Archive page in order to show less posts from a certain category. A good ...
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How to order posts in wp_query by a meta_value of the corresponding author

Is it possible to order posts retrieved via WP_Query according to a meta value of the corresponding post author? Use case: I have premium subscribers and basic subscribers. I want the posts of the ...
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get_post_meta slowing down my page load (in a plugin)

I've been working on this project where I need to load events (custom post type) and a whole bunch of meta data for every event. The problem is that page loading times are getting longer and longer ...
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Adding Post Counts to Menu (Nav) Programmatically?

I'm fairly stumped on this. Without getting too query-heavy, I was wondering what path one might take to produce a menu that links to a category of posts, and displays in parenthesis how many new ...
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Set right order for query that returns posts based on two custom fields

My query arguments are inspired by a solution here. I needed to get posts with custom field expert_intown but I also needed to exclude posts that have the meta_key coming_soon. My arguments works ...
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why is this query returning entire blog-posts

I have tow WP_Query loops running on a page. The first query displays the sticky posts and the second query is set according to meta_value. The trouble I am having is when there is no-sticky posts, ...
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Display Current Post's Position in Custom Taxonomy

I'm using custom post types and taxonomies to organize posts into different series where the order of the posts is important (travel narratives). My plan for the single-{custom-post-type}.php was to ...
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Max Posts and Memory Limit

So I have a custom post type which uses ACF Metaboxes that contains over 750 posts and grwoing. I got the infamous white screen of death because it seems like PHP has exhaused it's memory limit ...
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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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How to get list of posts from permalinks?

I am using an API which tracks metrics on parts of my site. The only useful bit it saves though is the URL (permalink). What is the most efficient way to query up all the posts that match those ...
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tax_query in WP_Query problem

I am trying to create a widget which queries multiple taxonomies for my plugin but am having problems with my query. My query is: $query_args = array( 'numberposts' => $limit, ...
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Previous/Next Link by Meta Value in CPT

I'm using the following code to paginate between custom post types and it doesn't seem to be using the meta_key or meta_value_num and I can't figure out why. The CPT is set-up to have hierarchal => ...
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Can I set my WP_Query to be a Main Query?

When I create a WP_Query it's automatically considered a "secondary query", but what if I replace my main query with a WP_Query? Can I set my WP_Query to be considered a "Main Query"? The reason I ...
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Displaying Event within two given time frames

I'm trying to display two different posts from my CPT named Events. One is going to be the next event the other is going to be previous event. I've got a metabox called 'Event date' The client at ...
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wp_query display posts based on day

I am trying to get all posts to be displayed on a certain date. For example today Tuesday I want all posts to be displayed. It doesn't matter that the posts were created today (Tuesday) or last week ...
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When WP_Query only returns 1 post, how do I automatically redirect to that post?

I've been searching around for a few hours now and can't figure out how to do this. Seems really simple. I've seen lots of redundant examples on how to redirect to a single post when a search result ...
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get_post_meta in WP_Query

I'm doing a plugin to add likes to posts I want to create a table on a page in the plugin to show each post and the number of likes function my_plugin_options() { echo '<p>Table of ...
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Current post in AJAX call is always zero

I have a custom post type named event and a button to load more timeline. I need to arange current timeline item to the left or right depending on his current_post from WP_query object. Ex: if ...
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How to show the posts of some category first, and then all other

How to show the posts of some category first, and then all other posts that does not belong to that category? I have logic that get the category and reorder the posts. But i don't know how to use. ...
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Wordpress query portfolio posts

On my template I have this code <div class="blog_block"> <?php wp_reset_postdata(); ?> <?php $nbmax= 9; ?> <?php $tarali_query = new ...
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Unlimited Page Sitemap Link

I am trying to display all the product links (7000+) of woocommerce, but I get a blank result when doing so. When I set 'posts_per_page' to 2000, it returns a result. More than 2000 returns a blank ...
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Slow getting posts from category

My blog has over 700,000 articles and my category structure as follows: -Cats Cat 1 (ID: 3) Cat 2 (ID: 4) Cat 3 (ID: 5) ... Cat 20 (ID: 22) I took the articles by using the following SQL ...
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Pagination error Wordpress multiple loop

I have multiple loops using wp_query() in WordPress. I want to show the posts from first loop first (post per page=10), and if there are no posts from first loop show, then show the second loop. For ...
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Display single most recent post in category on every page of category archive

I am trying to display a single "featured post" in the archive.php template using a custom query. This featured post should be the most recent post in that category or tag. I'm using pagination for ...