"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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WP_Query get posts from custom posts by category

ive been playing around with this for ages and for some reason I cant get it to work. This is from within the single post page of a custom post type... Basically I am getting the category of the ...
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Taxonomy Archive: Display only one post per term from separate custom taxonomy

I am having trouble coming up with a solution for product catalog I am building using custom post types and 4 custom taxonomies. The product catalog is separated by "model", but each "model" can have ...
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How to Include a common category in a custom Category Search

I was wondering how to solve this issue. This is my Query: $query = new WP_Query( array( 'posts_per_page' => 6, 'orderby' => 'date', 'order' => 'DESC', 'category__not_in' ...
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Search / Filter posts on Title/Content OR Tags

I need to make a custom query to look for posts (CPT) which match a certain keyword but it have to search posts in both the title, the content AND a custom taxonomy terms. I’ve tried with to queries ...
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WQ Query post meta date comparison

I need to perform a query on some post meta which currently stores the date time lie so 31/07/2012 I need to check to see if this post meta is greater than the current date and if true return it in ...
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how to use tax_query to apply both terms or one if one is empty

I'm having trouble with getting tax_query to act as a filter for posts. What I would like is to have it so it will display cpt's that have the terms of county and status but also work if terms are not ...
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Why isn't my Meta_Query running?

Just FYI, I'm not an experienced coder, and I have had very little experience with coding PHP, it's safe to say I don't know the basics, just what I am teaching myself along the way to read and ...
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Multiple Archive Pages for Custom Post Types AND Taxonomies

This is both a "how do I?" and "how should I?" question, as I'm thinking of ways to achieve my goal but they seem rather messy, so I'm hoping there's a neater way. Currently I have a custom post ...
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Highlighting Sub topic in a post?

Have seen this sub topics highlighter in many blogs. It gives a special attraction to a sub topics used in the post. Is this a plugin or part of code? How can I add this? http://imgur.com/UbGpz7j
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Delete Query won't run

This is the set up... <form method="post" action=""> <input type="hidden" name="delete_app_id" id="delete_app_id" value='<?php echo $adoptee->app_id; ?>' /> <input ...
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Why I getting only 1 post?

I'm using the following basic code: <?php get_header(); ?> <?php $args = array( 'status' => 'publish', 'post_type' => 'radio', 'orderby' => 'date', 'order' ...
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Get posts from multiple tax terms

I'm trying to get related posts by taxonomy term. So a post tagged to 'London' would have related posts tagged to London. The code I have works if the post is tagged to a single taxonomy term only - ...
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Auto Populate Custom Field with Complex Value That Increase by One?

Can somebody help me to sort this? I am using WP 3.5.2 and I have "Orders" post type where purchase_order custom field is located. This is the sample of purchase order record: POCOS20130051 PO - ...
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how to change the number of posts returned in a specific loop without making it global?

the website i'm referring to is technibility.com. If you look at it the slider on top is using this piece of code <?php if(is_home()) { ?> <div id="ca-container" class="ca-container"> ...
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apply custom where to the default $wp_query

I can read on the docs that if I need to perform a custom WHERE on WP_Query I need to do the following: // Create a new filtering function that will add our where clause to the query function ...
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Pagination wont work with search results template [duplicate]

I can't seem to get pagination to work correctly in my search results template. The page links appear, but when i click onto page 2, it gives me a 404 error. Search.php <?php global $wp_query; ...
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Retrieve post tags from from main wp_query

I'm running a custom WP_Query and find the following SQL running as part of it. SELECT t.*, tt.*, tr.object_id FROM wp_terms AS t INNER JOIN wp_term_taxonomy AS tt ON tt.term_id = t.term_id INNER ...
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switch_to_blog() performance considerations & alternatives

I'm currently in the conceptual phase for a multisite network. The rough idea is: There are multiple networked sites and all publish posts for their own. The network admin is able to establish ...
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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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Creating a related posts section in wordpress inside a default post

I'm trying to create a related posts section in my custom theme. The objective here is if the user views a post from a certain category it will also show all the posts from that category below. I have ...
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Pagination problem - multiple loops conflict with wordpress default Post per Page [duplicate]

I have created a Custom Post Type (named: item) and two loops in that. First for showing Stickies, and second for other posts. My code works fine with this but: I want to show 16 of them on each ...
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Same post appears in related Posts?

Here is the code function dark_delight_get_related_posts(){ $post = get_post(); $args = array( 'posts_per_page' => 4, 'ignore_sticky_posts' => true, ...
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query only direct child and sub-terms of a current term archive

i'm using woocommerce on my theme, and it comes with a proudct_cat term as a defualt catagory on the shop proudct. I need to show on every proudct_cat archive its direct child and the sub-tems, but ...
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Why wont this wp_query exclude certain pages?

I'm using the following wp_query snippet to show all pages on a single page while being able to select individual pages to exclude. // This pulls a list of page ID's from a theme options multicheck ...
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Get current page term title to use in WP_Query

I am trying to format a template page for a custom taxonomy and I'm having a hard time getting the term of the current page to use in the query. This is what I've tried so far: <?php ...
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Query posts by searching for a string in a meta field

I'm trying to see if I can make this happen with the built-in meta_query function. I'm taking a $_GET variable and want to return posts that contain that string inside the meta_key urls. So far, the ...
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How to change tag based on metabox value within $wp_query

I have a custom post type called "issue" and a contents page for each issue. I tag all of my articles with each issue by the issue number, so for instance, all articles with Issue 15 are tagged ...
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Pagination on with query_posts in custom post type template

I know there about a thousand pagination issue questions on here, and I've looked at them, but I can't seem to figure out what's going wrong with mine. This is a loop on a custom post type archive ...
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Wordpress Pagination Not Working - Always Showing First Pages Content

I am working on a website where I have a blog but I also have a custom post type to allow me to drop in some videos. I would like to use pagination so that if there are more then 9 videos displayed, ...
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Displaying database data as pages (or similar)

I have a friend that has a big database of cars (lets say 4000 entries). Now he wants to add this info to his website. Initially I played with the idea of creating a page for each car, but this ends ...
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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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Can't seem to get an else statement correct? [closed]

I'm learning my ways in PHP lately and play allot with WP and PHP. I've created a some PHP that fetches some posts with the same 1th tag. This with some help with a tutorial here and there. The thing ...
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Dynamically name array in Wordpress loop - add/get values

I have a page set up like Page One, Page Two, Page Three Each page has a tag of 'content'. In the Wordpress loop I would like to create an array for each page with the page title as the array name. ...
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Stale $GLOBALS['post'] after custom WP_Query empty result set bothers my template, whose fault is this?

Story below looks to me like it's about a commercial Event Management plugin whose authors to me just don't seem very good at WordPress. But bear with me and let's see if there's also an issue in WP. ...
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Dynamically create array from page title

I have a simple page structure like Page One, Page Two, Page Three. Each page has tag of 'content'. In the Wordpress loop how could I create an array for each page with the page title as the array ...
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Use WP_Query or query_posts() or get_posts() for optimizing a site?

I have read other answers, but I don't understand which is more fast (the best and simple for slow server running)? I have a website with over 1 000 000 hits /day and a slow server with limitations ...
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get_posts always returning the same number of posts = 5

I don't understand why the code below is always displaying the same number of returned post = 5. When I change the $variable value to another post id of a post with an author with another author_id, I ...
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Ordering Custom WP_Query loop by meta key value with pagination

I am trying to Order custom post type results by a meta_key value with pagination. The pagination is working fine and I suspect I can't use the same $args that I am using with my new WP_Query in my ...
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Multiple relationships in a query

I’m researching a bit WP_Query and me a problem has arisen. I have custom fields in tickets and would like to make a WP_Query showing this (put an example): (field1 = “data1″ AND field2 = “data2″) ...
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Next and Previous buttons are not showing on home page for post

I made a theme from PSD to WordPress but the "next"-"previous" buttons are not showing on home page. Here is the code of single.php: <div id="primary" class="site-content"> ...
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Category not being selected

I'm trying to build multiple loops for different parts of my page but I can't isolate a category. I just get to see every post the category is ignored. Below my code, any suggestions would be ...
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Explanation of WP_Query

Why am I able to use WP_Query methods without using an object of this class? Sometimes I see examples that are using the object: // The Query $the_query = new WP_Query( $args ); // The Loop ...
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How to list groupings and keep pagination

I have need to make a very custom query, and I'm not sure how best to approach it. Assume I have a custom post type that is called Package and three terms (basic, pro, premium) for the taxonomy ...
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How to detect if a function has been fired on any page so scripts/styles can be loaded conditionally

I'm building a small gallery plugin and I'd like to only load scripts/styles onto the page IF the gallery has been loaded via the template tag. The template tag can take a post ID parameter when used ...
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How to get most recent commented post above new submitted post in Wordpress?

I have this function: $ids = $wpdb->get_col("SELECT DISTINCT comment_post_ID FROM $wpdb->comments ORDER BY comment_date DESC LIMIT 0 , 30"); foreach ($ids as $id) { $post = &get_post( ...
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How to adjust found_posts so that it accounts for offset and pagination

So far this is the code I have in my index.php file: <?php // Custom code to offset posts and setup pagination $page = get_query_var( 'paged' ) ? get_query_var( 'paged' ) : 1; ...
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Is there an action/filter called when WP_Query->query is finished and assigns posts

I took a look at the WP_Query->get_posts() function and couldn't see any action/filter that is called AFTER a query finishes. I want to be able to manipulate the results once they are sent, rather ...
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Custom Post-type not returning the right child_of

Situation I am using the Advanced Custom Fields plugin to give Custom Post Types a checkbox. If this box is checked, it should be returned by this Query. The Query works this far. The issue The ...
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How to pass custom parameter to WP_Query for filtering in pre_get_posts

I have an ajax request that returns the result of a WP_Query loop. I would like to detect in pre_get_posts filter the specific wp_query instance that is used in the ajax handler. I thought placing ...
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Advanced WP Query and/or

I'm trying to create an advanced, reusable query function. I need to query by category OR a category + a tag. I know how to do this with custom fields (meta queries) but how do I do it with simple ...