"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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passing moree than one value of slugs in taxonomy using variable

array( 'taxonomy' => $taxonomy_array_value, 'field' => 'slug', 'terms' => array( $term_name ) ) This is my code where $taxonomy_array_value and $term_name are variables ...
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Display recent posts from the same category as current post in sidebar

I'm using a modified version of Twenty Twelve and I'm trying to display recent posts from the same category as the current post (except the current post) in the sidebar. I started this way but ...
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wp query with dynamic taxonomies and terms?

I need wp_query with more than one taxonomies and terms which are dynamic. Multiple terms to one taxonomies each. Like If one taxonomy is Color it has terms blue,green,red Second taxonomy is Size and ...
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wp query with multiple taxonomy?

Hello I want to get all the posts that belong to multiple taxonomies. I saw on codex but it is having only static(2) taxonomies but in my case I have variable number of taxonomies. On Codex website ...
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How can I connect to another WP database and use WP_Query?

I can connect to the other database with $db2 = new wpdb( $user, $pass, $db, $host );, but how to I get WP_Query() to use $db2? I want to be able to use the loop just the same with $db2 as I can with ...
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Accessing post->ID outside of the loop for listing child pages

I'm wanting to list child pages of my current page in the sidebar of theme. However my sidebar (left side) is before the loop in the template and the post->ID won't return anything if it's before the ...
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database query with more than a couple meta hangs and doesn't complete

I have a development website with about 70 checkboxes for custom fields. The idea is the user selects one or more checkboxes, it queries the database for all posts that have a meta_key for the ...
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Pagination won't go to page 2 [duplicate]

I've created a page which uses posts 2 posts and pagination The pagination will not go to page 2, every time I click the link it reloads the page, however hovering over the page two link shows the ...
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Doesn´t get right information from wp_Query in wordpress using Easy Content Types

Have problems to sort out right information using WP_Query together with Easy Content Types. My query looks like this <?php $query = new WP_Query( array( 'post_type' => 'buildarea', ...
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Query posts by Author and/or by Tag

I'm pretty sure I need to do some sort of custom query, but not sure about the best way to go with it. I have an author page. It needs to display that author's posts. That's fine, I can do that. I ...
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How to implement time filter to show random post 1 month for one category and 3 months for other categories

I started to work on one website after another developer and there is problem with his "popular widget" which is basically showing 3 random posts from category. There is some Switch statement which is ...
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Displaying content to search engines but via navigation only for registered users.

Displaying certain information depending on if a user is registered is quite easy as I have been using this code <?php if (current_user_can(‘subscriber’)) { ?> [content here] <?php } ...
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query posts in wordpress

I want to filter my query results just before the_loop starts in word press. I only want the results having term_id or term_taxonomy_id equal to 1. ...
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querying on custom meta fields and sorting them by custom meta

I have event posts with multiple custom date and time fields. To pull all the events happening this week, I am querying on the different date fields. Here is my code: $today=date("Y-m-d"); $nextweek= ...
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WP_query posts closest to todays date

I have written an wp query which I would like to order in a bit of a complicated way. Some posts have a meta value 'the_date' which is an end date for the post. I would like to order posts in date and ...
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displaying a fall back query if there's nothing in the post-type category

I'm stuck trying to figure out the best way to manipulate my query so that if there's nothing in the category it will display the latest post-type. Here is the query I've got that pulls in the posts ...
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Pull Instagram images into an existing loop?

I am looking for a solution to pull Instagram images (from a single account) into a Wordpress loop and mix them chronologically with standard posts that will have been created within the Wordpress ...
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Reduce number of SQL queries inside WP_Query loop to fetch author data

This question applies to scale and does not concern typical blog implementations. I'm working on a web app where I'm running standard WP_Query to fetch some custom post types. This usually results in ...
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Complex WP_Query Using Post Date And Post Meta

I am using Wordpress as a CMS on a website which has standard posts, a custom advert post type and a custom event post type. The event post type has some custom meta which stores the event start date. ...
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Search with meta_query and tax_query

I'm working on a little database for series based on wordpress. I've implemented a custom post type called "anime", some taxonomies (Genre, a_types..) and a lof of customfields. (based on acf). Now ...
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When importing a database any page with a wp_query in doesn't work

I've noticed this a lot, when I export a database from a test site and import it into a live site, any (or most) page with a wp_query in it doesn't show up correctly (It shows the theme, but as though ...
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Set conditional on template based on referring page slug

I have a portion of a page template that is conditional upon the following elseif <?php elseif( isset( $wp_query->query_vars['details'] ) && $wp_query->query_vars['details'] == ...
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How to output comments number of a post per day?

I have a question about the comment numbers in a post... For now, I can output the total number of a comment inside a post outside the loop. That's cool enough, but I want to get show the comment ...
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Custom WP_Query for WordPress Search Results with meta_query

I am using a custom query to generate my search results. The code I am using works perfectly without the meta_query variables in my arguments array. I am trying to compare multiple custom fields with ...
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How should I approach changing the template & $query as part of a shortcode's execution?

I am working on a project where I need to be able to change the template being used if a given shortcode is used. To complicate things more, the plugin must also be able to rewrite $query if this same ...
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Advise on Templates for Custom Queries

I'm trying to figure out the best way to solve this problem. I have a couple of archive type pages that display content from multiple post types at once. For example, I've overridden the default ...
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WP_Query meta_query by array key

I have a custom post type with its meta in an array. What I need to do is query based on the value of a key in that meta array. $args = array( 'post_type' => 'my-cpt', ...
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Multiple homepage layouts as selected by user from theme options

I am working on a theme which will enable users to select multiple layouts from the theme options panel. What I did so far is to create multiple theme files, depending on each theme, put it in a ...
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How to display WP Query filters?

I'm wondering if there is a way to display current WP Query filters. I wrote a function that is supported to delete all posts and it does but when I'm using WPML and it filters posts by language then ...
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Count posts returned by get_posts in external PHP script

I'm using WP from an external PHP script by including the wp-load.php file. All functions and everything works as expected so far, except one thing: I can't get the $wp_query->found_posts to work ...
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WP_Query of a custom post type isn't working

I am trying to WP_Query a custom post type. I would like to display the post_title s in a list. Here is my code, it doesn't seem to work: <?php add_action( 'init', 'custom_faq_type_mp' ); function ...
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Retrieving list of a custom post type in a widget without using WP_Query?

I'm using the following widget to retrieve a list of the custom post type jobs: class FeaturedJobsWidget extends WP_Widget { function FeaturedJobsWidget() { $widget_ops = array('classname' ...
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Creating Advanced Search with text & Dropdowns [duplicate]

I am working to develop an advanced search option. Where there will be fields: Text input Field (Post Title) Dropdown (it will be a taxonomy) Dropdown (it will be a taxonomy) Basically I need ...
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Perform query with meta_value date

I am trying to perform a query on a custom-type post using the value of a custom field. This field contains a string date: dd.mm.yyyy. The post type name is 'event' The custom field name is ...
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Custom query with category exclusion and post-meta “whitelist”

I have two widgets, one shows News while the other shows everything except News (We'll call the second one Blog). The blog portion is currently working correctly. The News posts are either ...
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Filtering a WP_Query meta_query by numeric values isn't working

That was a very dense title. I have a custom post type "event" which has a Date/Time picker field "event_date" thanks to the Advanced Custom Fields plugin. This Date/Time picker saves a UNIX ...
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Get Posts in a Custom Post Type category

I have trouble in getting post in a custom post type category. I have code below but it doesnt work well. It still get posts in another category. <?php $query= null; $paged = ...
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WP_Query order custom post type with certain meta key value by post modified date

I have this query to show custom post type "property", and it works really well but the "orderby" statement, that is completely ignored... $args = array( 'post_type' => CUSTOM_POST_TYPE1, ...
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Delete data from custom table when deleting a post

I want to delete post id form my custom table, when deleting a post. I have tried this way, nothing happened. Please help. add_action('delete_post', 'delete_data'); function delete_data($post_id) { ...
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Reverse chronology of post listing

I"m working on modifying a theme that is based on 2010. I want to make the posts on this blog display earliest to oldest, but I don't see how to do this in the theme: I understand I need to add . ...
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WP_query : meta_key with custom rule for specific value

I'm a bit stuck with a WP_Query code. Here it is : $args = array( 'post_type' => 'post', 'meta_query'=> array( 'key' => 'karma', 'compare' => '>=', ...
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If Query In Sidebar

I'm trying to create a query that IF there is a value in the 'FeaturedQuote' custom field, then this shows <h3 class="featuredquote"><blockquote><span ...
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Mysql query and order meta value

I made a mysql query to WordPress like this: $querystr = " SELECT $wpdb->posts.* FROM $wpdb->posts, $wpdb->postmeta WHERE $wpdb->posts.ID = $wpdb->postmeta.post_id AND ...
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Is there a way to make this kind of loop shorter and nicer?

Here is my loop code, i want to call different page templates for different pages. Please notice that this is a one-page-layout. <?php $args = array( 'post_type' => 'page' );?> <!-- get ...
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How can I display sticky posts at first in wp_query?

I'm looking for a long time, but I could not find a solution. I'm not a coder. Please help me. Here is my wp_query code; $my_query = new WP_Query('category_name=animals&showposts=10'); while ...
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Insert data in custom table during new post creation

I want to in insert data in my custom db table when creating a post. Suppose there are three categories (php, wordpress & jquery). When i create a post in wordpress, i want to insert post id and ...
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How does Show Posts based on a keyword search work in WP_Query

I am wondering how the search go through by defining 's' parameter in WP_Query. For example if I have a post assigned to "East" term in taxonomy "Direction", the post didn't mention any "East" or ...
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Combine two taxonomies in a hierarchical tree

For example, I have WooCommerce products that have taxonomies: brand (e.g. Converse, adidas, D&G) (taxonomy id: product_brand) category (e.g. Boots, Sneakers, Sandals, Heels) (taxonomy id: ...
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Query recent posts by author

I'm fairly new to wordpress but trying to get recent posts by a specific author. The following code displays only most recent bog posts. I am using a custom field to get the author ID. EDIT by ...
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How to prevent execution of default query, while preserving ability to use WP_Query in template?

PROBLEM: I'am trying to prevent execution of default WordPress query for custom category template. I have found a possible solution, but looks like it preventing execution of all post queries: ...