"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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Can serialized arrays in DB be matched against serialized arrays with meta_query?

Say I have an array of checkbox choices associated with a post (a custom field) stored in the database in serialized form. On my site, I present users with the same checkboxes and let them make their ...
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How should I use posts_where to change meta_value from a string to integer?

How should I use posts_where to change meta_value from a string to integer?
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Custom Taxonomy not working with posts_per_page in new WP_query (pagination problem)

OK, so i'm messing with Custom Taxonomies for the second time and in both instances i've run into this problem where using the posts_per_page argument in either a query_posts or WP_query scenario.. ...
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Better way to get tag stats?

I have over 4000 posts. I am trying to query all the posts and get the count of tags each post has and sum up posts count based on number of tags the post has in dashboard. The posts count shows up ...
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Query causing load because of SQL_CALC_FOUND_ROWS post counting?

I found this query causing some load in the server, my hosting provdier asked me to look on it. SELECT SQL_CALC_FOUND_ROWS wp_posts I think this select no. rows found in wp_posts table.. but i ...
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Querying post from a multisite network

I am working on a multisite blog network where I have to display recent post on my home page, 10 post per page navigation. I did implement it using wpdb object with one complex sql statement. I got ...
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Check for featured image in WP_Query

Is there a way to filter posts by featured image when initialising a WP_Query object? Example $my_query = WP_Query(array("has_thumbnail"=>true)); or, more ideally $my_query = ...
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Custom query - alternate posts by category

I have a custom post type called "services" with a custom taxonomy called "location". Each post is categorized as either "Location A" or "Location B". I need to query all posts from the "services" ...
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Most commented post should be the first post in the blog

WordPress default setting is, most recent post is the first post of the blog. But, I need to "Most commented post should be the first post in the blog". ( Categories page as well as home page)
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Using OR conditions in meta_query for query_posts argument

I have searched high and low for this but I cant seem to locate anything. I am trying to filter some results and when I make an args array like this and pass it to query_posts I noticed that the ...
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Multiple orderby values in WP_Query

I'm trying to come up with a query to sort by multiple orderby values. Here's what I have so far: $dept_id=2; $query=new WP_Query(array( 'post_type'=>'wpcontactus', ...
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How to limit the number of posts 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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How to count post meta key values for all posts in database

In my post meta data I have the following 'key' for every post: "image_details" a typical value of which is an array such as: ...
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pagenavi with merged wp_query [duplicate]

i need to use wp_query to excute posts from 2 separated keywords using s=keyword so i have found this answer & it is very very useful Combining queries with different arguments per post type ...
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Single page theme

I am trying to create single page theme. What i have trouble with is understanding this whole wordpress query logic. There is query object and supposedly i get all published posts like this: ...
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pagination doesn't show up for custom post type

Another user on here suggested that my use of queries was incorrect so I'm changing the code. However, the pagination in the first block of code (below) isn't showing up in the HTML while the second ...
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WP_query 'orderby=none' Problem

I have another database which stores post's IDs and I want do display them using WP_query to use the WP default pagination. I'm using orderby => none to preserve the original order, but the result ...
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“Apache HTTP Service has stopped working” with WP Query in WordPress 2.9.2

When my script runs the 4th line below in WP 2.9.2, its causing my web app to throw an "Apache HTTP Service has stopped working" error $cat=get_cat_ID('top-menu'); $catHidden=get_cat_ID('hidden'); ...
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Select posts wich has no relationship in custom taxonomy

I can select posts via my custom taxonomy as explained in the codex. But I am not sure, how I have to set up the tax_query if I want to get only posts which have no relation in the custom taxonomy at ...
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I need to run a AJAX Fuction from within a WP_Query but only works on first item

I have a page where users filter results from the Ultimate WP Query Search Filter plugin. The results are shown in a DIV via an AJAX call. This is working 100%. However I have another AJAX function ...
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Get custom taxonomies from multiple posts

I've been looking around for half a day now but no success so far. I've created a custom post type (recipe) and two custom taxonomies that go with it (type and cook). What I want is to be able to ...
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Show single post then all posts (with pagination)

On my single.php I would like to show the single post then list all the posts with a pagination. I use the following code: <?php while ( have_posts() ) : the_post(); ?> <!-- Show single ...
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wp query with multiple taxonomy?

Hello I want to get all the posts that belong to multiple taxonomies. I saw on codex but it is having only static(2) taxonomies but in my case I have variable number of taxonomies. On Codex website ...
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How can I use AJAX with check-box categories?

How can I build a search filter (something like this) with WordPress? I have a custom post type name: "Locatii". It is a custom post type with categories. Ex: Cat 1 , Cat 2 ... and so on. How can ...
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Custom search form with empty parameters

I'm building a custom search form with keywords and drop down lists (categories, date, and country (have a separate plugin for this)). In the searchform.php I have the input field and then ...
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How to Get All Posts but the Private ones?

I am creating a frontend mosaic view where i need to show the most recent posts. So i need to show all published posts to every visitor, but keep the private ones for the logged in users. I know how ...
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WP-PageNavi gives me a 404 when using WP Query

I see that there are a lot of similar questions here at WPSE, and I've tried many of the suggestions mentioned trying to solve my problem but with no success. I have a category called News. In this ...
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wp_query order by title

I have post titles which begin with a price, eg: $199,900 - 123 Street. I am using the code below, and I'm unable to get the order by title ascending to work properly. Any suggestions please. ...
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How to create a dynamic page based on form data with a plugin?

I have a form that users fill out. When they finish, they are redirected to a 3rd party site to set up payment options. After completing the payment process, they are sent back to my site with a ...
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Highlighting Sub topic in a post?

Have seen this sub topics highlighter in many blogs. It gives a special attraction to a sub topics used in the post. Is this a plugin or part of code? How can I add this? http://imgur.com/UbGpz7j
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Query to sort a list by meta key first (if it exists), and show remaining posts without meta key ordered by title

I'm working on a custom taxonomy term page template where we want the items that are connected to the term sorted by a publication date (custom date field) - and if there are multiple items on the ...
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replace the WP_Query class in the main query

For a project I needed to heavily modify the behavior of WP_Query. So what I did was extending WP_Query basically like this: class eacf_shared_query extends \WP_Query { function query( $query ) ...
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Pagination with custom SQL query

I have my own SQL string to select Custom Post Type posts with specific WHERE clause. I've used the offset and limit to return appropriate posts depending on a page being displayed. That's working ...
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Sort posts alphabetically by custom field value, insert divider between different letters

i'm listing all posts of my custom post type "person" alphabetically sorted by the custom field last_name on a page. How would i insert a divider (e.g. an image of the letter) before a letter range ...
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Add custom post type items from frontend

I am trying to figure out on how do I make my wordpress website to be able to add portfolio items from the frontend. Plugins such as WP-User-Frontend allows posting from frontend but only works with ...
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wp_query orderby title and meta key value (WP3.1)

I have a taxonomy wp_query and i would like to order the list by title and by meta value (numeric value) Have a meta value Interesting = 1 or 0 in the posts Not so interesting posts would be at the ...
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Creating two database tables via plugin

I'm working on a voting plugin for my site and I want to create 2 tables: one that stores votes and another that stores voter ips. In Codex it suggests to use an if statement to see if the table has ...
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Is it possible to wrap Geo Location search around WP_Query?

I'll just like to add that I have a current working solution in place and works well but I'm looking for ideas of being able to do it better or cleaner if possible. We have hundreds of properties in ...
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WP_Query using meta_query with relation OR and orderby meta_value doesn't work

I've been bashing against a bug for a few hours now, and can't seem to find my error. Could there be a bug with the relation type 'OR' in WordPress? $evenements = new WP_Query(array( 'post_type' ...
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How to Get All Posts with any post status?

I am creating a front end dashboard where I need to show all the posts by the current user. So, I need to show posts in all states, mainly published, trashed and the pending. I am now using a simple ...
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WPML with WP_Query serving up all 3 languages [closed]

I've got something about this on the WPML support forums, but I figured I could ask here as well. Here's the important info: I'm running a WP Multisite setup with custom post types, custom fields, ...
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AJAX search on post pages by custom post type

I'm having an issue creating an ajax search on my single post pages. I need to limit the search results to the custom post types "fod_videos" and "post" and category 12. My issue is the search is ...
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WP_Query by post ID doesn't work if post is in custom post_status

I want to display a single post by its ID using WP_Query(). To do this, I use the following argument: $args = array( 'p' => 61202); That should work, but does not seem to work if the post is ...
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Search multiple custom fields by using meta_query

I'm trying to create a search results listing for a custom post type and the problem I'm running in to is with the way the 'meta_query' parameter is stringing the passed values together. It appears ...
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WP_Query to show post from a category OR custom field

I am looking for a way to show posts that belongs to a specific category or if they have a custom field. If I specify both parameter 'cat' => '9' and 'meta_key' => 'featured' in query arguments ...
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Meta query with string starting like pattern

I have a custom WP_Query with the following meta_query: $meta_query = array(); $meta_query['relation'] = 'AND'; if(!empty($postcode)) { $meta_query[] = array( 'key' => 'postcode', ...
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Warning: urlencode() expects parameter 1 to be string, array given

I have posted a question on StackOverflow (sorry for the cross link) and while I'm striving to find a solution to this, I stumbled across this warning : Warning: urlencode() expects parameter 1 to ...
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paginate_links() adds empty href to first page and previous link

This is really weird. In attempting to solve this problem i ended up with an almost perfect use of paginate_links() instead of a custom pagination function: $myquery = new WP_Query($args); $paged = ...
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Group WP_Query by category

OK, here's my setup: Custom post type called "issues" (for a magazine) Posts with custom meta field matching the post ID of the corresponding issue. When I'm on a single "issue" post page, I want to ...
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How to display only top level posts in loop via WP_Query?

How do I set my custom loop to only show top-level posts? I have a hierarchical custom post type and the archive page shows both the parent and child posts.