"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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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? I'...
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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 fine,...
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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: add_filter('...
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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 Likes&...
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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 $tarali_query = new WP_Query('posts_per_page='.$...
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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 ...
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Modify Search Query if original Query gave no results

I'm looking for a way to modify the search query if the performed query returned no results. Let's say I'm looking for "Opening times", so I go to this URL: http://mysite.com?s=Opening+times Now, ...
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Multiple wp_query loops showing first 5 posts on all pages instead of older posts[Resolved]

I am trying to highlight the newest post in a separate layout and rest of them in a masonry index. There are 5 posts per page and I am getting the newest 5 posts on previous posts pages as well. I ...
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Using DISTINCT in wp_query

I need to create a system where the user first selects the state, then select the city and then see the information of the stores in that city. For this, I created a cpt called store with 2 meta ...
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custom sort posts in archive/taxanomy page

I want to override the default sort order of posts in archive and taxonomy pages. what hooks should I implement?
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How can I get an array of all IDs from the current queried object?

I am trying to join an array of post IDs together. Right now, it seems my code is creating a separate array for each ID, instead of one array with each ID. This is the code that I have come up with. ...
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Pagination on static Posts page

I'm having an issue with pagination on the static blog page. Under Settings > Reading, "Posts page" is set to a static page. "Blog pages show at most" is set to 10 posts. The first ten posts show up ...
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Search Query that Includes Custom Table

I have a WordPress website that grabs product data from a custom table. I would like to be able to also search from fields in the custom table. Could someone provide a sample query of what this would ...
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How to query posts for custom post type with featured image for first 2 post?

I am trying to write a custom post query for a specific post type in a way where only first 2 thumb/featured-image will be shown & other will be just title & other metadata (i.e the picture in ...
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How to cache wp_query with pagination using transients?

I have seen examples where there is a fix number of posts to be queried; however, I cant find an example when using pagination. I am trying to figure out how to use transients to cache a WP_Query ...
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Proper way to run wp_query from inside a plugin

I am developing a plugin that needs to make a query of a custom post type and retrieve data and meta data from these posts. But anytime I run that query inside my plugin, no matter what admin new post ...
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Querying multiple post types ensure 1 of each type [duplicate]

If I'm querying more than 1 post type, is it possible to ensure that I will always get at least 1 of each type? $args = array( 'post_type' => array( 'post', 'project' ), 'posts_per_page' =&...
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Pagination with WP_Query not working

I have a custom page template on my site, with a WP_Query pulling in a list of posts. I'd like to implement pagination but just can't seem to get it right. Here's the code I'm using blelow, which ...
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How can I base a query off of the current page post type AND a meta value from another custom post type

I have 2 custom post types: Communities and Testimonials. I have a drop down menu in the Testimonials CPT that calls all of the communities. The drop down is using the ID of the community. I have ...
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Multiple filter conditions for WP_Query

I'm having a hard time figuring out how to accomplish this (really simple) task: Get 4 random posts, but only select from the 10 most recent posts. This works great for the random part, but ...
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check if a taxnomy queried in $wp_query?

Is there a way to check if there is any taxonomy that has been queried in the global $wp_query?
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Some images not being returned with wp_get_attachment_image

For some reason this code works on my local copy of a wordpress site but the live site is not working. // WP_Query arguments $args = array ( 'post_type' => 'post', ...
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Nested WP_Query breaking loop

I'm using WP_Query to get all pages without subpages. For each page I'm using again WP_Query to get all child pages of the current page inside the first loop. This all works fine and I'm getting the ...
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Sort posts by activity date

I have a list of posts posted on different dates I can order the posts by date $loop_args = array( 'post_type' => 'post', 'order_by' => 'date', 'order' => 'ASC' ) How can ...