"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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Meta query not working with pre_get_posts

This works $q->set('meta_key', 'available-date_%_from'); $q->set('meta_value', '20140701'); This doesn't $q->set( 'meta_query', array( array( 'key' => 'available-date_%_from', ...
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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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“pagination” (but not really) and queries using custom posts types

More of a conceptual question here, than a strict code question: Working on a site for a musician who wants to list concerts, both upcoming and past. These are custom post types that use a custom ...
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Custom Content Slider stop duplicate

I have been working on this now for little while, I have four post displaying in the carousel, this is fine. when you click the next slide in the carousel the same four posts are displaying Any ideas ...
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How to use a custom post type as front page?

I would like to set a site's front page to be a single post from a custom post type. I have been able to alter the request for my front page to a Custom Post Type archive with the following code ...
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Sorting by meta_key different to search criteria?

I've created an admin only page simply to view more information about subscribers to my website. The subscriptions are stored as Custom Post Types. All I want to do is make a condition that looks up ...
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Display posts of specific category term

I'm using this code to first display each category term as headlines and then display a post which is assigned each category term under the headline. If I create a custom taxonomy it works as ...
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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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Post Type => Any conundrum

I have a number of regular posts and pages in a regular category called "Featured". I have also installed a plugin called "Event Organizer" that creates its own custom post type called "Event" and has ...
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Excluding a custom taxonomy term breaks wp_get_post_terms

I'm trying to exclude one custom taxonomy from an archive page, and then show the terms of the returned posts. When I run WP_Query to exclude the custom term, it returns the posts correctly, but no ...
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Display multiple custom post types and sort them chronological by one of their fields

I have four custom post types created with the custom post types ui plugin; each stands for an event type with a different set of custom fields created with the advanced custom fields plugin. My ...
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2 orderby in wp_query with 2 custom fields

I'm triyng to display hotels (taxonomy which i have created) by two 'orderby' with wp_query but i'm not success. Results looks likes: Hotel 1 : 2 persons 5 stars Hotel 2 : 2 ...
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wordpress query from multiple post id

I am getting array of post id from custom metabox.I tried $urls= get_post_meta( get_the_ID(), 'videos', false ); foreach ( $urls as $url ) { foreach ( ...
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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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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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wordpress nested loop

I am building nested loop query.I have meta box that capture post id (sorter and repeater).so far my code while ( have_posts() ) : the_post(); ?> <div id="<?php echo $post->post_name; ...
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Getting Post Comments for post ID using WP_Query() and a Custom Loop?

(Moderator's note: The original title was "Is there a way to get post comments by post ID on a custom loop using WP-Query()?") Hi! I'm running a custom loop using WP_Query, that only displays one ...
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using next-page and previous page inside a wp_query

I'm using a wp_query on my website to display a list of child pages from a parent page. It works fine and my pages are sorted by a meta_key using a custom field. Now I would like to add a next page ...
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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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Add “Category” to Mysql Query

i need your help :) I've made this custom Mysql query on WordPress: $querystr = " SELECT DISTINCT meta_value FROM $wpdb->postmeta WHERE post_id IN( SELECT DISTINCT ...
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twentyeleven_content_nav hook no longer outputs navigation link after 3.5 upgrade

After upgrading to 3.5, I discovered that navigation has disappeared outside of the main index page. Theme is TwentyEleven and I've verified that this still occurs after disabling all plugins. ...
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WP_Query -> sort results by relevance (= most tags / taxonomy terms in common)

I'm trying to write a new "related posts" widget (for the single post view) for my custom post type, filtering by custom taxonomy terms that the related posts should have in common with the current ...
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Variable not working in WP_Query

I have used this technique before and cannot work out why this time it is not working. 'news_category' is a custom taxonomy of my custom post type 'News'. I am getting the taxonomy of the current ...
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WP_Query hit max joins… How else can I build a search function that uses custom fields?

I'm trying to search a custom post type of "Properties", while doing so I'm also searching the custom fields using multiple (anywhere from 5-30) meta_queries. The problem is Wordpress or MySQL is ...
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Sort users by meta_value_num

I'm having problems using WP_User_Query to sort users by a meta value number, I would of thought this would be simple by it just displays results as descending alphabetically. <?php $args = ...
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Get all custom_post_type posts + blog posts from one category in a single query

Is there a way to query posts from multiple post_type's and filter the normal blog posts by a category? I am trying to display the 10 latest custom_post_type posts and blog posts on my homepage in a ...
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WPML wp_query not working properly in one language

I have a wp_query for a custom post type and the custom taxonomy, the idea is top display the term name and below each term the associated posts. I have two languages Dutch & French. Query is ...
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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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Easy way to write complex queries in wordpress

I want to run one sql query like this in wordpress. Just wanted to know if there is an easy way to do this in wp. Thanks. Is this query possible with the use of query_posts anyhow? select ...
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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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Using next and previous links with a custom query

I'd like to display the next and previous page link when using a custom query. The query list pages with the same parent page (projects). The next and previous page link must link to the next and ...
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Custom loop of a single category, cannot order by date. What am I missing?

I'm going nuts. All I have is a simple loop on the home page of the site (which is a static page), and it should show the most recent (1) post of a certain category. The trouble is no matter what i ...
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How to retrieve posts from parent category, splitting them per children when displayed?

I have a Wordpress database with three categories: ID 3 : Europe ID 4 : France (child of 3) ID 5 : Paris (child of 4) I now need to display all posts under their respective category, like this: ...
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How to get a query variable?

I have added a query variable with the following function: function add_my_query_var() { global $wp; $wp->add_query_var('myvar1'); } add_filter('init', 'add_my_query_var'); Now on a ...
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How to query for posts (in hierarchical custom post type) that have children?

I'm trying to figure out how to query for posts in my hierarchical custom post type, presumably using WP_Query that have child posts. I can get all pages that don't have children by setting ...
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$wp_query issue when trying to create a virtual page

I am trying to create a virtual page for my plugin and I am having a $wp_query reset issue when doing so. I am using the class https://gist.github.com/brianoz/9105004 to create the virtual page. I ...
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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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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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add_query_vars does not work

I have added this code in the TwentyFourteen theme's functions.php file. function add_query_vars($aVars) { $aVars[] = "msds_pif_cat"; return $aVars; } add_filter('query_vars', ...
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Group WP_Query by meta_key date

I have a wp_query which lists posts from a custom post type, sorted by a custom field 'time'. I'd like to group this list by another custom field 'date', so that every post that has the same custom ...
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How to build new WP_Query using url

How to build a WP_Query using a url in wp_ajax_nopriv action. I have a following url for example: "http://example.com?paged=2 so I need to build a WP_Query which will retrieve a second page of posts. ...
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Multiple relationships for multiple tax_query in WP_Query

I want to use the WP_Query class to filter some of the posts. The website was built without using the "normal" wp posts but using a convoluted way to allow the users to easily add blog posts to ...
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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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All-in-One Event Calendar: Custom Query - Getting each event Instance

I am using the All-in-One Event Calendar by Timely, and I would like to display upcoming events from the events calendar in a carousel on a separate page, and I need to get the event information. I ...
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echo a specific meta_key queried through a custom post

I'm new to coding but love tinkering around (on Virtual Server) with bits to upgrade my current website when I have the time. What would be really useful to me would be to post an individual ...
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Build query from the url given

I have an ajax request coming with parameter called "next_page_url" => "URL_FOR_THE_NEXT_SET_OF_POSTS" Now I need to build a WP_Query arguments using that url to respond to that AJAX request with ...
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WP_Query last five posts, simply ordered by meta_value

I can't believe I'm asking this question. It feels like such a simple method, yet I've poured over the WP pages and dozens of similar questions to no avail, so here it is... I've got a WP_Query with ...
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Wp_query…a type of term a different div

I need to create a table like this image and I want a specific term in particular DIV but with my code appear all together. Example: One div brown with the 5 products. The effect I want is like an ...
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How do I control the fallback query after the original query returned cero posts?

I just figured out why WP developers expect you to create a separate 404.php page to control the output of that page. (and the silence about any attempt to do it otherwise) It's basically because ...
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posts order by title second word

This is a common question, i haven't been able to find a straightforward answer to. I want to generate a list of a custom post type titles. im using 'orderby' => 'title' to have them display ...