"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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Query multiple meta key values for template

I am using this template: http://demo.undsgn.com/studiofolio/front-page/ I tried to make some modifications because I need the homepage template to display an excerpt beneath each thumbnail. I copied ...
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Custom post type pagination, single page issue

After having problems getting pagination working at all for custom post types, I've read that the custom post type name and the page name cannot be the same. So I set out from scratch: I've created ...
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WP_Query of Category Not Showing First Post

I have the following loop, and only this loop, in my home.php file (apologies if I didn't paste the code properly). I have populated lorem ipsum posts, and noticed that of the five posts only four ...
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What's the purpose / logic of split_the_query in WP_Query->get_posts

In the get_posts method of WP_Query, there's a section relating to split_the_query The logic of split_the_query is $split_the_query = ( $old_request == $this->request && ...
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Using WP_Query IN pre_get_posts while searching

This is a continuation on this question. What I'm trying to do, is rerun a search query, to loop through it and index the taxonomy counts (so I can make some kind of facet search). What I do is this ...
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WPDB query - decrypting DB data

I am trying to grab data from the DB using WPDB but I am stuck on how to decrypt the data e.g. The data is stored as: a:2:{i:0;s:2:"92";i:1;s:2:"71";} I want the 92 & 71 as that's my post IDs, ...
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How to get posts in different language from WPML Plugin [closed]

i'm using Thermal-Api plugin in order to define a REST WS to get posts in JSON format. My Client uses WPML to translate posts and i need to pass to WP_Query the language set in front-end side. Is ...
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Remove category from query (show all posts in archive.php) pre_get_posts()

I am using pre_get_posts() to allow all posts to be displayed on any category archive. This is because I will provide a javascript sorting and filtering method using isotope.js. Any category page will ...
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WP query taxonomy input differs to output?

I'm trying to build a custom query and I need to include the current category ID. I previously had the WP_Query args as: Array ( [post_status] => publish [posts_per_page] => -1 ...
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Get posts by list of post IDs ordered by those IDs?

I am going to make a "favourite" posts box, but the article id's are stored in another DB so I only get an array of IDs (which are relevant to the WP DB). I think it could be done with get_posts() or ...
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Custom Query - show first post twice?

In a custom query, is there a way to show the first post twice? I want to show the first post in a certain format at the top of my query, then again right under it along with my other posts (maybe a ...
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Custom WP_Query for current category (in category.php)?

I'm using a small code to display a tag list for the current categories like below: <?php $custom_query = new WP_Query('posts_per_page=-1&category_name=overnachten'); if ...
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Ignore image urls in wp_query search

I'm doing a keyword search using wp_query as so: $wp_query = new WP_Query( 's=' . $_GET['s'] ); It is returning a post that has $_GET['s'] in one of its image URLs, and I don't want this to happen. ...
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Does meta_value (array) work with 'orderby'?

My goal here is to query posts by a meta_key, with the values falling in between 1-100. When pulled, it is suppose to be ordered by ascending starting from 1 to 100. $post = array( ...
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Pagination for custom query won't let me back on page 1

I have a custom query … <?php /** * The loop that displays the posts. */ ?> <ul class="post-items"> <?php $args = array( 'post_type' => array('post', 'wr_raffle'), ...
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Widget only in first post

I want to put a widget area into the content of the first post. My problem though is that is can't figure out how to get only the first post in my function. Here is my function: function ...
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posts_nav_link(); not showing up on static pages

I've got two different loops. The default on the homepage, but a secondary loop on the archive page. It grabs all the content, like so: <?php // WP_Query arguments $args = array ( ...
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Add category and user name to recently updated post list

I am using this code snippet to create a list of recently modified posts: function wpb_lastupdated_posts() { // Query Arguments $lastupdated_args = array( 'orderby' => 'modified', ...
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How can I show many posts an author has per week?

I've searched around and have had no luck or success in finding a way to show how many posts an author has made in a certain period of time (e.g. - a week) Any ideas on how one would approach this? I ...
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Can't get query string in ajax call

I'm developing a plugin that exports to a PDF your current posts view in the admin panel. Suppose you're in a post type "product", then the url must be: edit.php?post_type=product. What I want is to ...
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Query current and future events, ordered by begin date

Using the Custom Post Type UI extension, I've created a 'Event' custom post-type, which fields are populated using custom fields (created with the extension Advanced Custom Fields) such as ...
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How to display elements of different post types?

What happens is: I have a custom post type called "placas" and have an associated custom taxonomy called "firmas" and this taxonomy is the terms "LG", "AOC", "Panavox". I want to show a certain ...
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WP Query - Post Thumbnail

I am using the plugin: Series and by default it only gets the linked posts titles. I would like to add the post thumbnails as well. I was able to get the thumbnails to appear, but they show up outside ...
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Creating array to compare custom field values

I think I need some guidance here. I have a list of custom posts on a an archive template page that displays information from each of the custom posts. They are looped through using WPQuery: ...
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Wordpress Query Default Order if Meta Values Same?

If the main query args look like this: 'orderby' => 'meta_value_num', 'meta_key' => 'price', 'order' => 'DESC' What orderby does the query use if the meta_key value is the same for ...
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How to re-run the main query based on meta data value?

When a user requests a custom post url like */books/best-book-eva, I want to (with a plugin) hook in before the page is displayed (and the main query run if possible) check that posts meta value ...
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Return category posts with WP_Query

I have a some categories and want to get the posts with those categories: $temp = $wp_query; // assign ordinal query to temp variable for later use $wp_query = null; $wp_query = new ...
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Wordpress Custom Query to show posts from last x years

I have found a way to show all posts from the current year with this code: <?php $today = getdate(); $lastyear = $today[ 'year' ]; $args = array( //'nopaging' => true, 'paged' => ...
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How do I sort post listing by child post count?

I have two custom post types called questions and answers. The questions list includes a custom column which displays a count of the answers for each question. I need to be able to sort the listing ...
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WP_Query Limit Data_Query last 90 days

I want to perform a WP_Query that finds all posts limited to the last 90 days. From my understanding, WP_Query accepts numerical values for months, years, days, etc, but I'm not sure I understand how ...
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display post types alternately

Is there a way to sort post types alternately. So when you query two (or more, but let's take two for example) post types, is there a parameter or method wich you can use to display the results ...
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Refine/Filter WP_Query Posts with jQuery or Ajax

I know this has been asked many many times, but I literally searched for an answer for more than 5 hours without finding anything that drives me in the right direction. What I'm trying to achieve is ...
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WP_Query with meta_query dosen't return results

I am trying to get list of posts filtered by fields I added using the advance custom fields plugin. I have more fields that I want to use but it doesn't work as I want it to. Here is what the query ...
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How to force a query conditional?

There is a long-standing WordPress core bug (#16373) in which, if custom query variables are registered and present in the query string, the query will not set is_front_page() true, even if 'page' == ...
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So strange result of wp_query and have_posts

I've tested some piece of simple code, but the result is so so strange. Test 1: $featured_posts = new WP_Query( $query_args ); while ($featured_posts->have_posts()) { ...
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How do I “get the next 10 posts after post_id == x”?

I am building a mobile application that is pulling the json feed from a blog. I can easily query to get the latest 10 posts for example. But next, I want to be able to query the next 10. This presents ...
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Meta query relation 'OR' not working as expected

I have the following query, $the_query = new WP_Query( $args );, which is supposed to show any properties of H_property_type bandb, hotel or dining. If I do a print_r of $args I get the following, ...
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Shortcode for latest -not expired- posts

I've made a short code (part of a plugin) to display the posts which aren't expired. For saving the expiration date, i made already a meta key called newsbox-date. Handy for micro-news, short ...
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How to merge two queries together

I am trying to order the posts in a category by showing the posts with images first and then posts without images last. I have managed to do that by running two queries and now I want to merge the two ...
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Wrong loop results with a several category queries

Here is the code of my category.php page: <?php get_header(); ?> <?php get_sidebar(); ?> <div id="col01"> <?php $category = get_category( get_query_var( 'cat' ) );$cat_id = ...
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How to properly use Categories with Custom Post Types

I'm really struggling with this... I created a few Custom Post Types, let's say... Books CD's Maps Now I also have a whole bunch of existing categories and some of these would apply to more than ...
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specific post is not excluded from the loop

I have registered a CPT and created archive-myCPT.php, here I want to exclude a specific post from the main loop. This is my code: <?php $query = new WP_Query( array( 'post_type' => ...
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Storing/querying custom date data

I'm currently building a site where I need to filter/order/query a custom post type by date data. I can't use the post published date for this, but can't decide what would be the most efficient way to ...
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Advanced Custom Fields (ACF) Plugin - Random Image in Sidebar

I’ve created a Custom Post Type, “Slide”, and I’m attempting to load a random slide image, with title and caption, in my sidebar. I’m using the Advanced Custom Fields Plugin for the post/slide ...
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tax_query operator issue. IN works, AND never returns any results

This is a bit complicated. I have a wp_query that is almost working perfectly, but I have one issue. I think there is something here that I'm just not seeing. All of my code is an included php file ...
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wp_query for displaying attachments with a tag

So I am running the following query: <?php $args = new WP_Query(array( 'post_type' => 'attachment', 'posts_per_page' => -1, 'oderby' => 'title', ...
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Using $paged redirects /page/2 to page 1

I've setup a custom query for my posts (single.php) with pagination, which by the way is working great with the default permalink structure. domain.com/p=ID&paged=2 if I switch the permalinks ...
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Mixing regular and custom post types (with meta_query) on home page

Not sure how to achieve this. I'm trying to mix standard posts and custom posts on a site homepage but I only want to display the custom posts if a meta value is set. Displaying the posts works fine ...
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Order posts by separate menu order for different sub-categories

My scenario is as follows: Categories: 1. Category A - Sub-Category A1 - Sub-Category A2 - Sub-Category A3 2. Category B - Sub-Category B1 3. Category C 4. Category D The ...
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WordPress query for most recent posts from multiple categories

I have 5 categories. I want to query each category and get a list of the most recent posts from them. I also only want single post from each category, with no duplicates. Is there a way to do this ...