"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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Search - Ajax - Alter Query Parameters with Pagination

Too Long ; Didn't Read How do I get pagination to work when I'm creating my query with ajax? I'm working on creating a functional search page that allows the user to filter how many posts per ...
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Querying Multiple Categories With Different Offsets

On my website I have a "Breaking News" section which shows the most recent 4 stories in the "Breaking News" Category. Under this I have a featured news section which displays 5 more stories from the ...
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Issue with permalinks for custom post type

I have a little issue here... When i'm using default permalinks, everything works great, but when I set up %postname% permalink in settings, my template with custom post type is not loaded. ...
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display posts with same taxonomy term

I'm trying to display 5 related posts in the loop, those related posts being posts that share the same taxonomy value. e.g. I have a custom taxonomy set up called venues thus each post has a venue ...
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'&' causes an error in my shortcode when I list the content of the page

I would like to list the specified pages with my shortcode, but the problems are with the '$' charachters. function get_page_func( $atts ) { extract(shortcode_atts( array( ...
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Get attached media only

I am using wp_query to get uploaded medias. Everything is working fine, but wp_query will return the medias with no post attached. This is not what I wanted. How can I exclude the unattached media ...
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New WP_Query loop in admin causes problems

I am working on a project where I have a custom post type 'companies' and on this edit page in the Wordpress admin I have some custom made meta boxes, for saving company information, opening hours, ...
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WordPress meta_query and order by custom field

I have a Custom Post Type called "Films", with a Repeater field called "Showings", which have a field "start_datetime" of type DateTime... I want to perform a query to get all those Films with a ...
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Not duplicating $post->ID leaves empty space.

My home page has a section at the top that displays a featured post from a time period if it has been set, otherwise it displays the most commented post of a time period, or it just displays the most ...
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Conditionals in WP_Query

What I'm trying to do is this: If in the last 7 days someone has added a post in the category 'featured' display it in the loop. Otherwise, display the most commented post from the last seven days. ...
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Custom Field sort not working (WP 3.8.1)

I am trying to sort a custom wp_query using the date format YYYYMMDD (php: date('Ymd') ). This will not be regarded as date field, but rather as a numeric one stored in custom field. My WP-QUERY code ...
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WP_Query returns random number of posts

There's a file called inform.php included in index.php, single.php and single-news.php with the below query in it: <?php $arr = array('cat' => '12837', 'posts_per_page' => '22'); ...
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2 weeks ago from meta query meta value

This is my meta query within my posts query. 'meta_query' => array( array( 'key' => 'rw_membership_ends', 'value' => ??????? ...
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Pagination not working on template page

I have the following code, but it is not working. if ( get_query_var('paged') ) { $paged = get_query_var('paged'); } elseif ( get_query_var('page') ) { $paged = ...
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Why WP_Query::is_date() returns false when 'date_query' argument is set?

WordPress 3.7 introduced 'date_query' argument for WP_Query. That's pretty useful and allow very complex date-based queries, however something strange happen when using WP_Query conditional methods ...
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Show list of authors with latest post NOT older than a month

I found two bits of code. One gets me posts NOT older than a month the other bit gets me a list of authors and their custom fields, names, etc. Can someone please help me integrate the two. One runs ...
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Can't order the query result as given posts id's array

I want to order a query result by the same order as the post id's array given. E.g. I have: $arrayPostsIds = array(30,5,17,10); and I want to get the posts in that order. So after trying this: ...
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Order by optional meta key?

I'm building the sorting functionality for a custom post type, and I have a custom meta value for "Featured" posts. This value is set when you tick the checkbox, otherwise it is not set. Using the ...
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Why WP_Query in functions.php is not working when get_posts works?

I have following code in my functions.php. When I try to add new post_type (e.g. post,lawyers) it fills excerpt,slug (this affects in permalink structure), other metaboxes from first post of lawyers ...
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How to sort a custom wordpress query by combination of meta values?

I'm trying to build a custom query that's a combination of custom key values. For example, with the code below I'm able to sort my posts by how much money they've received (paidusd) and how much tips ...
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Get the original menu item name string instead of the label

I am building a hierarchical menu of custom taxonomies and their related posts using wp_get_nav_menu_items as follow: if( $locations = get_nav_menu_locations() && ...
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Remove Post if Advanced Custom Field is checked to fix paging

I'm trying to setup a query that filters through posts and removes ones that have an ACF field "archived" checked. Post queries are pretty foreign to me. ...
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Writing less unnecessary code with WordPress

I've got a simple homepage, that pulls content for 4 different categories. To do this, I'm writing 4 different WP_Query, and only the category name is changing (and as a result, the WP_Query name, ...
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How to get latest posts from each category in regular order

let's say I have a main query and it displays posts from Movies and Music categories. I want the query to show always 5 latest posts from Movies and 5 latest posts from Music category. When I create a ...
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Using WP meta query to show custom post types by a start and finish date

I have a custom post type called 'events', I have a page which displays events by each month. Each event has a start_date and finish_date custom field (using advanced custom fields plugin) which ...
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Search (Custom Form, Custom Search Result)

If I have a form: <form class="search" action="<?php echo site_url(); ?>/page-search?category=2" method="get"> <input type="text" required name="search" placeholder="Search"> ...
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Next / previous posts link doesn't show up with Posts 2 Posts

I am working on a Wordpress project where I use the Posts 2 Posts plugin to show posts from one post type to posts from another post type. This works great but for some reason my next_posts_link() ...
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How to exclude posts ordered by comment_count from subsequent wordpress loops using WP_Query?

My page has three separate loops on it. The first retrieves the most commented post. The query then resets for the second loop and retrieves the 3 most recent posts, then resets again to get the three ...
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Including all terms in wordpress tax_query

I'm a little bit confused, why I can't include all the terms in tax_query automatically? My code: 'tax_query' => array( array( 'taxonomy' => 'city', 'field' => 'slug', ...
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Show multiple categories in query using redux framework variable

Stuck on trying call an option variable using the Redux Framework - that is utilizing multi-category select - inside the query. Here's what I have as my query: $the_query = new WP_Query(array( ...
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How to display most recent posts that haven't already been displayed with WP_Query?

I have two content divs that each take up half of their containing div. My plan is to use WP_query to display the 6 most recent posts (3 in each.) It will go: Div 1 -> post 1, post 2, post 3 Div 2 ...
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Two different conditions with a single WP_Query

I need to get custom posts with next conditions: Custom post with meta 'key1' => 'public' Custom post with meta 'key1' => 'private' and 'author' => 'current_user_id' Code: $args = array( ...
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How to use tax_query other than by slug or id or solve custom taxonomy tags conflicts with pre-existing tags?

I just encountered a problem and realized that all tags must be globally unique. Here is what just happened to me: I created a taxonomy called writer and added each author and collaborator to the ...
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How to get specific string in explode array?

I have a shortcode where I'm trying to get a specific string from the $args array below. Query: $args = array( //'post_type' => $posttype, 'post_type' => explode( ', ', $posttype ), ); ...
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How to avoid filling up an array each time I run a WP_query?

I am making a following user system and need some help for retrieving the users ids a user is following. At the moment I am using the following SQL query for retrieving the users ids a user is ...
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posts_per_page - Repeats only first posts 'post__in' array

This question correlates with a previous question I was able to solve here: http://wordpress.stackexchange.com/a/137929/28389 I am using an array for 'post__in', and I am able to run this no problem. ...
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Executing query_posts after wp_insert_post

am working on a custom plugin. I'm programmatically adding a new post in the plugin use wp_insert_post. Works fine, the post gets added and I get the $post_id. However, if I immediately run ...
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Display Posts of a Category in Alphabetical Order (Custom Post Type)

I have a custom post type called "link" I have a custom taxonomy for this post type called "link-category" I have a template file for this taxonomy, "taxonomy-link-category.php" I need the template ...
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wp_query->max_num_pages always returns 0 on custom post type

Hi there I am developing a theme where I have to load some posts with ajax, in my index page everything works properly, the problem is when I need to use it on custom post type, I pass the values for ...
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query single random post works localhost, not on live site

I was developing a site on localhost, and just transferred everything over to the live site. The queries are the exact same between the live and staging sites, But the query is not working on my live ...
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I cannot search users via user nicename

I use the following to build a users drop-down box: echo'<select name="user">'; echo'<option value="0">' . __('ALL', 'wpzoom') . '</option>'; foreach( $users as $user ){ echo ...
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'Trying to get property of non-object' when using WP_Query with 'fields' => 'ids'

In an attempt to speed up my query, I'm using the following arguments: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'product', 'fields' => 'ids', ); $query = new WP_Query($args); While this does ...
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How to SQL query posts IDs by categories AND authors?

I am making a custom WP_Query and I need to come up with a SQL query that gets the posts IDs from X categories and Y authors. Then merge those IDs and put them in an array. I only need to figure out ...
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Select posts with any post_type from database?

I'm trying to select all rows from the database regardless of post type, however when suppressing post_type WP_Query only gets rows with post_type = "post" is there a way to suppress the post_type ...
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Two queries – one with checkbox ticked, one without – comparing meta_query

I am trying to do the following: Two queries 1. Get all people that have director 'yes' ticked 2. Get all people that don't have director 'yes' ticked I have the first query all set up and works ...
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Get post closest to today

as the title indicates I am trying to make a query for the post closest to today's date. I know this is a duplicate post but the ones I have found on the topic has not been able to solve my problem. ...
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Include both default and Custom Post Type in query modified inside pre_get_posts

I want to include custom post type in the author arhive page. I tried the method discussed in this post: Including post_type = 'wiki' in author archives add_action( 'pre_get_posts', ...
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Custom Post order for homepage

I would like to display a dropdown on the homepage which contains [most popular, most recent, trending] and when a user selects on of them the posts are page reloads and the posts are sorted in that ...
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Minimize database queries to user tables?

I'm trying to come up with a strategic way to collect large amounts of usermeta data (and output to the screen) while keeping database queries low. Some pages, like the home page, single pages, and ...
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Programmatically set 'meta_query' for filter

I am trying to set 'meta_query' programaticaly for a filter which is supposed to filter a custom post type depending on the existence of a metakey. I have tried several ways, which I have left in the ...