"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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Get author meta data with no published posts in author.php?

Unfortunately the following codes only echo the spcefic default and custom author datas if the author has at least one published post :( <?php the_author_meta('description'); ?> <?php ...
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WP_Query returns no results

I'm using wp_query to create a custom query that retrieves search results but it is returning 0 results. Here is the code: $query = 's=the&posts_per_page=5&paged=1'; $custom_query = new ...
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Converting multiple loops into one single loop with pagination

I am using Isotope jquery plugin to filter/sort posts in Wordpress but to correctly filter the posts into the right order I have needed to output each category one after the other. To do this I've ...
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posts_per_page is not working

I have a query to display custom post type categories' posts, but I want to limit the posts_per_page to 8, so I am using the code below. Please tell me, if I'm doing something wrong. <?php $args ...
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Query by meta_key and order by meta_value_num return orderby date

I'm trying to use the orderby and custom WP_Query features of wordpress. It works nicely to select item by their meta and to order by date. Unfortunately, it seems that I could not get the post ...
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Using meta_query with multiple keys and compare values

I suspect I may be asking for the moon on a stick with this, but: I have a filter for my shows custom post type. The filter uses standard taxonomies attached to shows, but also allows the user to ...
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Too many posts cause slow load when paginating

I have about 10k posts and I made a page that lists all posts but it is paginated every 54posts. It gives 131 queries in 6.730 seconds which is pretty slow to load. Is there a way to make it load ...
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Sorting with custom field and 'comment_count' - orderby

How can I also add comment_count to my existing query? Below query works fine and sorts the archive with highest rating_avg only, I would like to sort my archive using rating_avg first and then the ...
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meta_query on a date range using an array of values

How can I do a query to return the post if the custom field array contains a date that is within the specified range? The query below is basically what I am after but it does not work... // the ...
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Using tax_query creates a 1 = 0 or 1 = 1 in $wp_query->request

This is my first attempt at modifying the main query using the pre_get_posts action/filter This is the function currently hooked to it: function advanced_product_search_filter($query) { ...
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Comparisson between date() and a date from wp_postmeta

I am using the calendar plugin: "The Events Calendar", and is trying to get the events that are done. I can't see what it is that I'm doing wrong, but I'm pretty sure that my meta_query is wrong, ...
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$wpdb error : call to a member function insert() on a non-object

I'd like to add data to my custom wordpress table of my plugin, here is my code: <?php global $wpdb; $data = $_POST['name']; $wpdb->insert('ct_data' , array( 'name' => $data ), array( "%s" ...
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Detect featured image among the attached images

I use the following code to extract the attached images from a post with ID: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'attachment', 'post_parent' => $product_id, ...
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Action hook “wp_insert_post” works but not for last imported post

I want to run a custom function whenever posts are imported to my custom post type. I am currently running this code - function on_post_import($post){ global $wpdb; $results = ...
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WP_Query by a category id and a custom post_type

I need to query all posts that belong to a given category (default, not custom) and a custom post type. As simple as that. The fact that it doesn't work, to me, is ridiculous. Unless I'm missing ...
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WP_Query for attachments without duplicating post_parent and displaying tagged image

I've tagged a number of media uploads on my site with the various products' names which are featured in them. The goal is to get a list of the posts which have been tagged with each product name, but ...
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WP_Query and polylang issue

In the theme I develop, I have a template showing 5 posts using the standard loop: <?php $my_query = new WP_Query('showposts=5'); while ($my_query->have_posts()) ...
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Site not getting correct featured image from my query

On the home page of my site I have a series of tiles that link to various parts of the site. One tile links to the blog and I have written some code to pull the latest post with an image attached to ...
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Sub-Categories in query

I have to list all products subcategories but with pagination. I only know this method to display custom taxonomies: <?php $terms = get_terms('product_cat', array('parent'=>40)); foreach ...
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Displaying Portfolio Filter by Category Order (alphabetically)

I have created a custom post type to display churches in Europe. I used a tutorial to make it filterable and everything on my site works as normal. How would I organize the posts by country, instead ...
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Query stopped working

The following code stopped working, not entering the while loop at all although there exist 'staff' posts. How can I start trying to find out what's going on? Only think that's changed I think is I ...
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Unable to get all tags from specific categories

Page in question. I'm trying to use a WP_Query(); targeting specific categories and displaying all the tags used for posts within those categories. I noticed that some tags, like truffles aren't ...
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how to place page navigation on a specific page at the end of posts from specific category in thesis theme

In single page of wordpress site I am trying to show 10 posts from a specific category. At the end of the list of 10 posts I want to show page navigation so user can navigate to old posts of this ...
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return wp query results in a shortcode

I am using wp query results in a shortcode, and right now I am echoing out the stuff I need, or just using wp functions (title(), the_content() etc.). The problem is, if I put that shortcode in a ...
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Paginated pages are showing correct content but pagination links are not

I am using a custom WP_Query to display posts on static front page. and generating numbered pagination links with paginate_links functions. This is the code I have... $latest_args = array( ...
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WP Query post meta value

I'm trying to get posts which have applied the meta value trainees. $args = array( 'posts_per_page' => -1, 'orderby' => 'post_date', 'order' => 'DESC', ...
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posts_per_page not returning correct number of posts

$queryArgs = array( 'post_type' => 'recipe', //'orderby' => 'menu_order', 'orderby' => 'date', 'order' => 'DESC', 'posts_per_page' => 10, // 'posts_per_page' => -1 ); ...
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WP_Query not looking at child category

Hi all I have a loop that shows a post on a single page and puts the first category name in the variable $cat: $cat = $category[0]->cat_name;?> Now after the post I have a link to show ...
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WP_query problem -spurious results

What am I missing? <? //Specialities Query $args = array( 'post_type' => 'page', 'post__in' => array(24, 26, 28), ) ; $specialities_query = new WP_Query( $args ); // The Loop ...
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WP_Query ignores post_type in category view

I have following query to select posts by my custom post-type. This works fine while being on the frontpage (the snippet is included in the sidebar). As soon it gets executed on a category page the ...
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Combining queries with different arguments per post type

I am building a section on a site where I am merging two different post types into one loop, and then displaying them randomly. The problem is, I'm having a hard time finding a way to limit the amount ...
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Query post from existing category with shortcode

i have created a shortcode to query service item. when i tried to query from category. its not working. i just tried to query post from News category [as-service sitem="4" cat="News"] ...
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Splice together 2 WP_Query objects

I have been trying for a few days to make a homepage that displays all my posts, and after every 2 posts, a testimonial. I have found dozens of articles describing how to count while you are in the ...
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Add posts to WP Query object

I need to filter the WP_Query object by adding some posts to it. I have the posts id's (from another SQL query). What would be the way to add (merge) new posts into the WP_Query object?
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WP_Query Meta_key is text value and need to sort as numeric not working

I have the following code below in my ~WP_Query`. $args[ 'meta_key'] = 'price'; $args['orderby'] = 'meta_value meta_value_num'; $args['order'] = 'ASC'; The custom field in question has historic ...
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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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Different number of posts showing in development vs production server

So I'm working on a website for a client. Everything works fine except for the fact that the number of posts showing in the homepage of my development server is different from the number of posts ...
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Custom search: Search posts but display parent page in results

I'm using Wordpress 3.5.1 with a modified twentytwelve theme. My main site structure is based on the Smooth Slider plugin (jQuery Cycle). I have Pages that contain only a shortcode (for example, ...
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What is the most efficient way of querying posts based on visits and date for current day?

I am about to develop a piece of code for my site to display the most popular posts of the day that are X days old. I would like some help from you to achieve this the most efficient way. This is ...
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category__and works, but why?

I've already found a solution for my question/query but I can't help feeling dirty; this works, but I don't know why, or if there is a better solution. I have a post that has several categories, for ...
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Query to get data of a post, if in category?

You would think you could use $query = new WP_Query(array( 'p' => $idofpost, 'cat' => $numbers )); to return the post if it is a certain category (or categories, or -number to exclude ...
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Taxonomy related query not working

For all of my pages I have setup a taxonomy field using the plugin Advanced Custom Fields, for which I can then select as Home category, or something else like News. I am using the default category ...
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compare meta_query in get_posts arguments

I like to exclude certain posts with a custom field. So if my_custom_field_ignore isset AND 1 ignore this post. If it's not set include it. This is what I have $args = array( 'post_type' ...
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Multi WP Query Problem [closed]

im using seprate multi wp query loop but first query cant return my values . anyone can help me ? $first_product = $_GET['first-product']; global $post,$wp_query; ...
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Problem accessing values from $wp_query in plugin

I am creating a custom plugin where I am passing parameters in the url and trying to access the values of those parameters using $wp_query directly in the plugin, but it returns an empty array. I ...
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Get query results with a page title

I want access to an item details by WP_Query with page title I tried this codes but failed: <form method="GET" action=""> <div> <input type="text" name="product"> ...
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Paginate User Query

I am trying to write a simple shortcode function that will return a list of users based on a given meta value. It functions fine, but I am trying to paginate the list. Here is my code: function ...
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How do I add an item to the WP admin menu?

I want to add an item to my WordPress admin menu - "News" - it's to contain a list of articles written about my company. Each article will consist of the following metadata: Headline Date Link to ...
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Order posts by custom field

I have 2 types of posts - event and news. For event category, I have a custom field - event_date while news does not have that field. I want to order the posts according to the event_date. I want to ...
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Sorting posts with a custom algorithm

What is the best way to be able to sort posts in WP_Query by an algorithm, such as: (total votes) * (1 / hours since submission)