"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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Display several random posts, but make sure a condition is met

I have a custom post type for a group of people (employees). At first, I needed to display 7 random employees. That was easy <?php $args = array( 'post_type' => 'employees', ...
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Auto Populate Custom Field with Complex Value That Increase by One?

Can somebody help me to sort this? I am using WP 3.5.2 and I have "Orders" post type where purchase_order custom field is located. This is the sample of purchase order record: POCOS20130051 PO - ...
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Meta_query with or without value

I am using WP_Query to sorting the post by user input. The input contains meta value which is display in select type field. Normally when there is value inserted into the form, the wp_query working ...
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How do I create my own nested meta_query using posts_where / posts_join?

Some of my posts (not all) have a price as a meta key/value. Today I use the pre_get_posts action so that my users can search for prices that are between a certain value. This is the code that I'm ...
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Custom Post Type, WP_Query and 'orderby'

I do have a custom post type with the following setup: $supports = array( 'title' , 'editor' , 'thumbnail' , 'revisions' , 'page-attributes' ); $args = array( 'hierarchical' ...
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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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Wordpress altering my custom query, How to fix it?

I am querying for most popular posts by custom view count by using the custom query below, <?php $mostpopular_args=array( 'post_type' => 'post', 'orderby' ...
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How to delete only user meta value (not key) from usermeta table in wordpress?

I store multiple image in media library and save its id in wp_usermeta table. my metakey is 'images' and meta value in like '279,280,281'. Now I get the image from table like this: <?php $images = ...
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How to make search for posts using get method?

So I am building a WordPress theme for myself to meet my needs, so what I am looking for now is make a search using a get method in PHP. If my URL is something like this : ...
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Pagination for blog posts reloading same page

Symptoms Visiting /blog/ loads the first 10 posts, as expected. Visiting /blog/page/2/ (and onward) loads the new URL but with the same 10 posts. Nothing changes but the URL. Setup Details Custom ...
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Sorting Posts with meta value not working

I want to retrieve most popular posts based on 'view_count' meta value, the below code doesn't seem to work, I am getting some random posts, where am I doing it wrong? <?php ...
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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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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: ...
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Use Tags to Query Associated Multiple Posts and Get The Average Of Custom Field Values

I have created a custom post type named “Rating” that I’m using to add customer rating sections to my website. Each rating post has the ability to have a: Title Comment section Featured Photo ...
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Empty result when trying to fetc post in the future

I am trying to fetch a single post that is either scheduled or published using a custom WP Query. The query is running asynchronously. However I get no results. Here is my code: ... $args = array( ...
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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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forming WP_Query for posts of all post types but from specific categories

I need to get post from blog, custom post type 1, custom post type 2. custom post type 3 and either from category 1 or category 2 or category 3 or category 4 or category 5 or category 6 or category 7 ...
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Display posts from catagories

I am using an option framework. This saves catagory ids.To get ids I have done $cat = $atts['post_catagory']; var_dump($cat); The var dump result is array (size=2) 0 => string '1' ...
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Nested meta_query with multiple relation keys

I am curious whether Wordpress is able to run nested meta_query, with each having different relation keys? As of Wordpress 3.0, tax_query is able to perform this function; I'm wondering whether this ...
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How to view all posts of current day as default in admin

I want to to show all posts of the current date by default (without clicking the filter button) in WordPress admin posts list screen. I have used this code in functions.php and it works almost. The ...
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Issue in If else condition [closed]

I'm calling my all pages on one pages as a section. Here is my code: <?php $args = array( 'post_type' => 'page', 'orderby' => 'ASC', ...
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How to query post into a complex slider

I'm trying to query post into a slider. Here is the HTML Markup for the slider. Each slide has slide and a relating thumbnail. <div id="example1" class="slider-pro"> <div ...
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How to limit the number of post that WP_Query gets?

I have been researching on Google and WPSE and the only thing I see repeatedly is to use showposts, that is deprecated. I am familiar with WP_Query, and I thought that if I set posts_per_page to my ...
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Getting attachments by meta value

I'm stuck at a very simple point: I need to get all attachments by a custom meta key (and value). I'm developing a short code, so it has to work on every possible page. What I've tried so far: $args ...
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How to get all tags of a custom post type by id

simple question, how to get all tags of a custom post type by id? post_type=product. i have tried with http://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/wp_get_post_tags in my post loop and the print_r ...
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Multisite wp_query & switch_to_blog issue

3/17/2015 update So it appears that this is a known issue with ACF and multisite using switch_to_blog. http://support.advancedcustomfields.com/forums/topic/multisite-switch_to_blog-options-issue/ ...
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How to query images from a post to use in a slider

I am trying to pull images as attachments from a particular post (custom post), ...and I'm using the example within WordPress codex codex example to display all images as a list ...except the images ...
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How can users subscribe to searches

How to allow users to subscribe to search queries (for example a user search on the website, using the search form, for "green apples"), and send daily email alert to subscribers when new posts appear ...
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PHP Wordpress Monthly Top Author in Sidebar

Im trying to show List of Top Author by Property Update Count (Monthly) in my sidebar. How to adjust this php code. This php only show AUTHOR list in my sidebar, not sort it by Monthly Property Update ...
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WP_Query with multiple meta fields filter?

I have the following query but it is still returning results which include posts which have a meta value of 'deal'. Any Clues on what am i missing in this $args = array( 'post_type' => ...
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Why is $wp_query fetching nothing?

I have created a ajax file from where response will return named "ajax_show_nxt_cat.php" and here I want to list all post using $wp_query but when I try to print the $wp_query, it returns nothing. I ...
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Using custom taxonomies in a query

I'm using a plugin (IssueM) which gives the "articles" post-type a custom taxonomy called "Issues". I'm trying to return all "articles" which have the taxonomy issue-one set (which is the slug name). ...
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Specific loop in Shortcode

I'm making shortcode and I'm stuck here. Here is code: add_shortcode('service-shortcode', 'service_shortcode'); function service_shortcode($atts) { extract( shortcode_atts( array( 'title' => ...
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Custom Post Type + Category archive

I have created a WP stack with 3 post types: 1. Post (default) 2. Event 3. Place These 3 post types share the same taxonomy, that being the default WP category, here are some example categories: ...
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Which custom query am I in and how can I access its properties & methods?

Sometimes there's no way around creating a custom query, but when I do and then loop through it, I often want to use get_template_part() within the custom query loop to pull in a template I already ...
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WP_Query post at custom position

Lets say I have a custom query which based on two custom post types: $wp_query = new WP_Query(array( 'post_type' => array('post-type-1', 'post-type-2'), 'post_status' => ...
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How to show in search results posts with a particular tag in a particular category?

As the home page of my blog I've a static page. There I want to show the navigation of the site. Category1 Sub-Category1 tag1, tag2, tag3 Category1 Sub-Category2 tag1, tag2, tag3 ...
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Calling specific page with wp query

I'm making one page website and I added a custom field on "Page" post type that asks "Use this page as a section:" Yes or No(with dropdown). I called all pages on template-onepage.php(custom template) ...
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WP_Query() with custom post type and taxonomy — get all terms?

I have the following custom post type: lesson custom Taxonomy: subject which contains terms like math, reading, etc.) I have configured my page so that the user may filter the results by ...
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Every second post different class in blog view

To assign different classes to every 2nd post in blog view in WordPress adding this code into function.php was suggested as solution. Most people claim it is helpful, but to me it just adds odd at the ...
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Query posts by last comments

How to query posts by lastest comment, like what happens here, if some one comment on a post from the dark ages it will popup to the top.
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Escaping WP_Query tax_query when term has special character(s)

Here's my issue. I have a custom post type that I'm attaching a custom taxonomy to. This taxonomy will allow the admin to provide search suggestions that will ensure the post is found when a user ...
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Why My Custom Search Form Do Not Find Specific Search Template?

I am working with my custom search. Here is the form code: <?php // ADVANCED SEARCH function advanced_search() { ?> <form method="get" id="advanced-searchform" role="search" action="<?php ...
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Querying sanatized data with meta_query in Wordpress

I asked this question over at SO yesterday, but I see now that this is the right place for it to live. After Googeling this for a while, I've found that this should work cite, but I don't seem to get ...
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Show parent's child and also child's, child on a page?

I'm trying to get my head around this issue I have and the only way I can think about doing it is pulling in things via a WP_Query but you can't have a query inside a query can you? What I'm trying ...
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How can I display a specific number of post in a category via a url

I'm trying to link to a specific category in my blog but limit the number of posts that are listed. I can link to the specific category via "www.example.com/?cat=6" and after looking around the web ...
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Execute a large WP_Query with many “AND” Meta_Queries?

I have a custom post type product. Visitors can search products with many filters. They can set the color, the size, the price, etc. The details of the product are stored with Advanced Custom Fields ...
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Meta_query compare operator explanation

I noticed that there are bunch of operator can be use for compare in meta_query. However, I am not quite sure what operator I should use, it is somehow confusing like = and LIKE operator. I would ...
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Displaying a div from an assigned meta_value when on a page

On my website I created a custom metabox that is being displayed in the post type "page". The metabox will display a checkbox and 4 url fields. The checkbox will control the visibility of a div ...
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wp_query check if integer exists in custom field's array

I'm using a wp_query to find custom posts that have a specified numeric value inside of a custom field. That custom field's value is an array of numbers (IDs of selected posts using Advanced Custom ...