"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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Custom query with pagination on home page

My home page need to retrieve some posts and break them into number of pages, so that I can load them using infinite scroll plugin. I have tested my query, it works as expected. however I can't seems ...
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Calculate top authors on the basis of Post Views

I wanted to calculate the Top authors on the single.php page according to the average of the posts views. I have created a function which is calculating the average of the total post views of a ...
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Select posts with a custom taxonomy as a custom field

I am using woocommerce, so I have the product category taxonomy (product_cat). On a product category page, I would like to display the posts that are in that (product) category. That will be the ...
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Include data from custom table in WP_Query

I'm building an Estate Agent website. They have a system where they add their available properties and sends them all to the main property portals. As part of this, the system also sends all the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Build a query in wordpress , showing Post with Meta

wanted to build query to fetch, meta with Sticky = true. I have used , WCK plugin, https://wordpress.org/plugins/wck-custom-fields-and-custom-post-types-creator/ and created , "thumb" and "sticky" ...
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meta_query argument not working

I am trying to use WP_Query to search through posts BUT I want to also search by post_title as well, which is why I tried using meta_query in my arguments array. I want to actually do more than just ...
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Modify shortcode to work with custom taxonomies and slugs

I am using this code which works fine with posts but I am looking to modify it so that the user can specify in the shortcode: custom post type name taxonomy name slug of taxonomy category For some ...
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SQL query equivalent to WP User Query

I have the following WP user query code: //Get all users sorted by whatever $sorted_users = new WP_User_Query(array( 'orderby' => 'meta_value', 'meta_key' => 'satisfaction_rating', ...
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Multiple custom post query based on custom field values

Trying to get data from custom posts based on custom field keys and values. The below triggers when someone clicks on a month based item list. If Jan is clicked $id = 1, if Feb is clicked $id = 2 ...
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Show posts in category

I have a problem in the loop by the time I make a wp_query . What I'm trying to do : Bring only 4 random posts of the Videos category. Videos This category is the Post -Format Video type (I believe ...
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Get Current CPT taxonomy category in shortcode

I am calling my shortcode like this which works fine but I would like to avoid defining the slug, and instead picking it up automatically from the current custom post type that the shortcode resides ...
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ACF Relationship Field Search Filtering

I am trying to assign relate posts using the ACF relationship field. It has typeahead search to search by post titles. I would like to add meta_data search to the ACF relationship search. This ...
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What's the easiest way to update one taxonomy term after searching for another connected with the same post?

What's the best or easiest way to: Write to one custom taxonomy term ("registereddonation") value when given another custom taxonomy term ("dbtoken") value which is connected with the same custom ...
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Get closest event where meta_key field is an array

I have a custom post type called "Event", which contains a repeatable date field _cmb2_date . I have a function which prints out posts: function post_style_6($args) { global $post; $the_query ...
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Adding a Theme Customizer Control for Posts_Per_Page

I am trying to add a Theme Customizer Control to change the number of posts shown in my WP_Query posts_per_page, like so... <?php $posts_per_page_option = get_option( 'posts_per_page_option' ); ...
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how to get post by metabox in wp_query

I want to WP_query by tag_id but i need to insert tag_id by metabox i cant do it and give wrong any one help me? $value = get_post_meta( $post->ID, '_my_meta_value_key', true ); <?php ...
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wp_query - Modify $query to include duplicate content

I'm setting some featured content through the customizer (it's saved in theme_mod); Using the pre_get_posts hook, I'm retireving the feature pages in this way: ...
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Both WP_Query and get_posts returning 1 post

I am having a weird issue. Both WP_Query and get_posts returning only one result, i.e only the latest post. Never faced this before.. The WP_Query: function custom_tsr_query() { $the_query = ...
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2 loops with pagination on a single loop

On a page I want to always show the most recent post on top with a different layout, and have the rest of the posts listed below. So I created a template page with these 2 loops. But I cannot figure ...
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Search results for author account pages

I'm looking to find out if there are any plugins / code out there for Wordpress search to return results for user author accounts. NOT posts from authors. NOT pages that authors have created, but the ...
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How to stop wp_query searching pages as well as the specified CPT

I have a CPT that has multiple fields. I have a custom input form that takes a name as the input and this is stored in the $surname variable. I need to search my CPT for that name either as the CPT ...
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Sorting “menu_order” does not work in WP Query with multiple post types

When i use my WP Query as follows: $post_types = array('research'); $args = array( 'posts_per_page' => 10, 'orderby' => 'menu_order', 'order' => 'asc', ...
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Custom template of page with blog posts list for multi-blog page

I need to use (on my theme) multi blog pages (Posts page). My idea is using page template for it, but I have a problem with getting all posts in template file. Regular loop the_post() from index.php ...
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Inject post into feed

We have a promo post, and if this promotional post is published, I want to inject it into every tag feed that meets our criteria. I figured it would be possible by modifying $query via $query->set(), ...
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Show posts between two Custom Fields date

I'm trying to fetch all the posts from today to next week by using some custom fields inside posts, using Advanced Custom Fields. Everything was working until now, because it doesn't show posts from ...
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Exclude posts by a guest author still making it accessible from direct url

How to exclude posts by a guest author from category, archive, search and tag pages but still accessible from direct url. I do not want to delete these posts, but is it possible that they are not ...
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Query posts from multiple post types sorted by overarching menu order

I have three different post types named activity, publication and project. I want all posts from these three post types to appear on one page on my website ordered by an overarching menu position. ...
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WordPress ignoring LIMIT / posts_per_page despite being in wp_query

Using WP query: $myquery = new WP_Query( array( 'posts_per_page' => $instance['count'], 'meta_key' => 'mywp_post_views_count', 'orderby' => 'meta_value_num', 'order' => ...
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Proper Array Setup

I'm having real trouble getting this to function right, basically I'm tweaking an array for the related products section of WooCommerce for WP, but it's not really a plugin issue more of a general ...
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How can I display excerpts of my Recent posts on my static homepage?

I am using the openstrap theme. I want a static home page on my Wordpress website, I have already set this up and have a bit of content on it, the next step is I want to have atleast 4 most recent ...
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Geo location query inside wp_query?

I am building a simple property search website using Wordpress. One of the requirements is for a search tool to search for properties available for sale / to rent based on number of bedrooms etc. ...
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WP_Query with meta_value_num and meta_query not paged correctly

I have a strange thing with my WP_Query, where isn't paged correctly. $args=array( 'post_type' => 'post', 'post_status' => 'publish', 'posts_per_page' => $limit, // 10 ...
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Optimising specific Query with ACF meta objects

Is there any way I can improve the following query without touching the server, as it's taking around 5-6 seconds to execute, the SQL is outputing as: SELECT wp_posts.* FROM wp_posts INNER JOIN ...
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post by Category not working after setting 4 post per page

I am trying to show 4 posts on my homepage that is working fine but whenever i click on sidebar post categories it still shows the 4 post from homepage i.e the filter doesnot works and it shows 4 post ...
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Time difference error while publishing posts to word press via xmlrpc

I have a blog which i update content on the daily. in addition i have a system that pushes content(posts) to the blog via the WordPress xmlrpc file. My blog and the content pushing software are on ...
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WP_query returns 5 posts whereas 'Blog pages show at most' is set as 10

I have more than 10 posts (CPTs) on my site. The Blog pages show at most option is set as 10, yet the following returns no 10 but 5 results: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'my_CPT', ); ...
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WP Query with multiple posts and meta queries

I have three custom post types: Stories, Venues and Cities. With Advanced Custom Fields I have added a related custom field to each post type. Each Story has a Venue ID and each Venue has a City ID. ...
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Combining multiple query arguments into single query_var for permalinks

how Is it possible to combine multiple query arguments into a single query_var to be referenced in the permalink? For example, using the Posts 2 Posts plugin, it takes three query_vars to filter a ...
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I need value of saved meta to display next to the post it is associated with

This code goes on a category page. I display all the posts that belong to a specific category here, one after another. Each post has a meta box which has a drop down, so the user can select one of ...
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Custom Post 'Post Per Page’ Crashing Page?

Has anyone encountered this before? A normal page template with a custom post type query on it. However, when it gets to a set amount of posts the page crashes, white space below where the query sits ...