"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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Order WP_Query results in order other than ASC or DESC

I have pages with a custom field "language" which can be, say, "EN", DE" or "FR". On a category page I want to output them in a specific order, say, first EN pages, then FR pages, then DE pages. It ...
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Advanced Post Display/Pagination/Ordering

I am working on a project that requires some advanced ordering of posts and advanced pagination. Basically, we have posts in a category, lets call this category 'mycategory'. We then have post ...
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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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Multiple WP_Query loops with Pagination

There are a few other questions about this (and WP_Query pagination seems to be a huge question for a lot of people) so I'm trying to narrow down exactly how to make it function. I'm able to create a ...
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display installed themes in frontpage

Is their any way to display installed (or selected) themes with associated screenshot.png on the front... with a live preview link? like https://wordpress.org/themes/
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WP_Query post_parent parameter always returns children of current page

Well the title gives it all away... Here's the code: $args = array( "post_type" => "page", "post_parent" => $cat, // runs through a loop of 5, 128, 130 "posts_per_page" => -1 ); ...
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WP_Meta_Query object with conditionals

I have a custom post type (Books) that is connected with a second custom post type (People). The Books CPT has an additional author meta box that if checked, it should appear on the additional People ...
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Fatal error: Allowed memory size exhausted

I have a custom .csv generator functions that basically export data from posts and its post metas. The function works fine on this WP_query parameter: Array( [tax_query] => Array ( ...
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List of ways to access WordPress database?

I'm trying to get a complete understanding of how WordPress works with databases. I've read the documentation but I'm getting confused by all the different approaches available. So far my ...
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WP_Query to work with custom view

I have created a Database VIEW on wp_posts which selects its all columns and exposes an extra calculated columns (average). So my View is identical to wp_posts plus one column, which I want to use for ...
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Pagination doesn't work

I created myfile.php with the following content: global $paged; if ( get_query_var( 'paged' ) ) { $paged = get_query_var( 'paged' ); } else if ( get_query_var( 'page' ) ) { $paged = ...
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How to create/modfiy WP_Query to search in post title OR custom field?

I need to modify or create a WP_Query that will search for a search term in both the post title OR a custom field (called 'my_field'). I have been reading and trying for hours, but I am right back to ...
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getting content from main domain to sub-domain using category and WP_Query

I have a main website with 2 sub domains. www.example.com www.space.example.com www.products.example.com I want to publish articles on my main website using categories to sort them. for example, ...
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Multiple keyword search

I have a custom search where I want to enter a keyword or phrase into the search box, and then by pressing enter it adds it to a 'search storage' (already coded, see below). Asume I have 3 posts, one ...
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Using wp_query is it possible to orderby taxonomy?

My question is simple, I'm using WP_Query to retrieve some custom type posts filtering by a taxonomy using tax_query. Now my problem is I would like to orderby the taxonomy, but from documentation ...
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More efficient query to display posts in same sub-category?

[EDIT: See my comment below, I may have been fooled by Chrome caching an earlier version of this code. It now seems to run quite quickly. Leaving the question up in case anyone sees a better way but ...
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How to query posts with current or future date only

I want to only get posts with current or future dates, to show upcoming events. Current arguments: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'event', 'meta_key' => 'event_start_date', ...
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WP_Query freezing

So I have stumbled across a number of similar questions on SO, but my understanding of wp_query and advanced PHP is limited. I think I am getting lost in the PHP objects / arrays and the use of ...
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Search.php - return number of results but cannot loop through

I have a following search.php page (this is just the code required for problem presentation). Why is my $total_results returning a number of posts found, but when I do a loop though it always print ...
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Loop to fetch 3 post_thumbnail instances from 3 most recent custom post types named “portfolio”

I am trying to display 3 post_thumbnails from a custom post type "portfolio" on my homepage template. So one from post 'A' , one from post 'B' and one from post 'C' The image from post A will be set ...
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Post type archive pages with custom query

Apologies if this is something trivial, but I can't seem to get it right and I can't quite find the correct way to tackle this from previous questions. I am building my own theme. I have the normal ...
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Related posts in all categories of current post (custom post types)

A client of mine has custom post types that they set up using a plugin rather than defining them in the functions.php. (So, YARPP for the solution won't work). In this custom post types, they have ...
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WP_Query with “post_title LIKE 'something%'”?

I need to do a WP_Query with a LIKE on the post_title. I started with this regular WP_Query: $wp_query = new WP_Query( array ( 'post_type' => 'wp_exposants', ...
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Ordering a custom meta query

I have a events custom post type. Each event has to meta fields: eventstart and eventend. These are both YYYY-MM-DD style dates. I am trying to get a list of my events that have a start date OR end ...
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Meta query with compare by more than 2 fields

i have 5 sets of meta boxes in some custom postype. So.. i know how to compare two meta box values... Example: 'meta_query' => array( 'relation' => 'AND', array( 'key' ...
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Bare-bones WP Query location search

I need to develop a Wordpress query that filters a custom post by zip radius. I'll be using ACF Google fields to store the location of each custom post type. Here's where I am thus far. Wordpress ...
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Query by key or author

So right now my query looks like this: $allsearch = &new WP_Query("s=$s&showposts=-1"); I understand what this query does and it works, but not I want to add the ability to query posts by ...
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Running posts thumbnails in flexslider

This is what i'm trying to achieve: Front page with 10 posts, with three first posts shown in a slider (flexslider) and the rest shown as regular excerpts underneath it. Ive managed to do it, this is ...
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Loop doesn't exclude the specified category in home page

Oh, hello! I want to show the three most recent blog posts in the home page, excluding the "featured" category, which has the ID 8. In order to see the ID for that category, I went to Posts > Category ...
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Query Posts, order by meta value

I've read a lot, tried a lot more, but can't get what I want: I have custom post types, which I want to order in DESC, orderby its meta value: The complete query with its arguments: ...
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How do I display posts with specific value in a custom field into my loop?

I'm trying to display posts that contains a specific value from my custom field. For example, I created a custom field that asks for the year, let's say I would like to display only posts with the ...
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WP_query - Filter by tax_query and meta_query using multiple select

I have a Publications Post Type, a Writers Taxonomy and a Publications Custom 'Meta Box' Value; parent_id. In my archive-publictions-post.php template I am trying to filter the WP_Query Class, with ...
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Getting duplicate results from query

I'm confused as to why I'm getting duplicate posts showing up in my code for two related blog posts (by current category). The secondary posts are showing up outside the intended div, and not even ...
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post_per_page ignored in WP_Query

I have a custom post type named 'album' and I added two custom fields 'release_date' and 'release_date_us' with the ACF plugin. I'm trying to display the latest albums based in a widget area. The ...
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Filter get_projects_category();

Is it possible to amend the <?php get_projects_category(); ?> to only get projects from specific categories? The previous code is populating a menu with category links, and I only want certain ...
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Show single posts date, in a page of posts

In a page of posts, how do I show their date, instead of the page date? I have no php knowledge. Let's say I want to show the single posts date here, instead to the single posts title. <?php ...
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Custom WP Query from meta_value stored as serialised array

I'm using a Magic Fields 2 multicheck box to store Services which can be assigned to Case Studies. The data is stored as a serialised array in WordPress, and I need some help to extract the "related ...
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Get posts with multiple categories

How to get just the common posts of 2 different categories? consider this category tree: posttype -news -arrangement --course --competetion --other region -region1 -region2 -region3 Now I want to ...
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category__in not working on custom post type

Can't get my WP_Query loop to work, cannot figure out why category__in won't work. Just want to pull certain categories FROM my custom post type $args = array( 'post_type' => 'bbt', ...
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Change query from cat id to slug or name?

I'm using the following query to fetch posts in a category (10). I would like to change this code to use the category slug or name instead of the id number as this often changes when I move sites ...
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Offset WP_Query by negative 1

I have an event loop and I'm wondering if it's possible to offset the loop by -1, so the prev and next posts of the current post are shown. EDIT - Thanks for your comments, I think I can clarify. ...
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Display featured posts for a custom post type by taxonomy

Ok, the quick explanation: I'm using a custom post type, 'lakes'. And, using custom taxonomies to organize them. They are: state, watertype and county. I've created a 'page' for each state that ...
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How can get Custom Posts Sort by Hour

I need to show posts from 00:00:00 AM to 00:00:00 PM, and orderby day too. How can i do that? Look the following code: $programasQuery = new WP_Query(array( "post_type" ...
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Query wp_usermeta alongside wp_users

I want to use the WordPress query functions and no external plugins for the task. Here is what I have so far: add_filter('user_search_columns', 'user_search_columns_bd' , 10, 3); function ...
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Pagination problem after WP_Query with tag filtering

I have a problem with a custom WP_Query. I want a page with all posts with a specific tag. This is the code I'm using: <?php //save old query $temp = $wp_query; //clear $wp_query; $wp_query= ...
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Query posts by Custom Meta (checkbox) & Genesis Grid Loop

I've been trying tons of things for the last 2 days. I'm at a standstill now. I read a ton of posts here but nothing has worked yet. I have a CPT 'artists'. This CPT contains a custom field ...
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Get posts by meta data OR title

I have a working query that calls all my posts that have a certain meta value for one of two meta keys: $term = $_GET['term']; $args = array( 'post_type' => 'some_cpt_name', 'meta_query' ...
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Enforcing canonical URLs with multiple custom post types

I'm working on a project with several custom post types, where one of the post types is naturally (but not actually in the WordPress sense) the 'parent' of the others. For example, say I have a ...
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Last post ordered by publish date using WP_Query on front page

I'm joining together few websites into one and I created appropriate posts and changed their post_date (publish date) to the original time of post. However (even if I list more than 1 post) the ...
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get_posts query matches too many results

I have a query inside a function that is returning matches that i don't want, for example when the $id=116 it is also returning results where the meta_key 'funds_id' is 11687. public function ...