"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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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 ...
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Custom query with 'tax_query' and 'meta_key' returning no results

This is s query that I'm using on my website: $arguments = array ( 'post_type' => 'post', 'meta_key' => '_count-views_all', 'orderby' => 'meta_value', ...
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WP_Query for BBPress Topic When Parent is Private/Hidden

I have the following Code: $widget_query = new WP_Query( array( 'post_type' => 'topic', 'post_status' => array('publish', 'pending', 'draft', 'auto-draft', 'future', ...
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Why query_vars get altered in WP_Query Object?

I am having problems when querying a WP_Query Object when a user has a role different than administrator My WP_Query is this: function remove_new_c_post($author_id,$value_id) { $query = new ...
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Sorting is not working in wordpress WP_Query

i have created a page where i am sorting the post according to the views. Here is the query <?php $temp = $wp_query; $wp_query = null; $wp_query = new WP_Query(); ...
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Translate SQL query to wp_database with JOINS into wp_query

StackExchange members! It's so happened that I'm using straight SQL queries in my application. I'd like to rewrite it and use WP_Query, but, unfortunately, I have no idea how to translate, let's say, ...
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Add custom WP_Query after the first 3 posts

In my main loop I want to add a custom query after the first 3 posts. I managed to do this -- code will follow -- but I have one problem: instead of adding the new posts after the third post, my code ...
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Loop tags with specific design

Forgiveness for the title, I can not think of anything to describe it. First I have a basic loop: <?php $args = array ( 'category_name' => 'juego-de-tronos', 'orderby' ...
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WP_Query is being reset after <header> tag (using chaining method)

I'm creating a page template. In this page template I create a custom query. - page-recipes.php: <?php /** * Template Name: Recepten - archief * chained with /archive-recipes.php * */ ...
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How to sort a WP_Query array by post_name after an array_merge();

I have an WP_Query array made up from two WP_Query() objects merged together as follows: $query1 = new WP_Query($args1); $query2 = new WP_Query($args2); $wp_query = new WP_Query(); ...
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How to query post by type and slug?

I have the following WP-query on my Wordpress website (via WP-API) and for some reason it returns me an empty array: array(6) { ["post_type"]=> array(1) { [0]=> string(9) ...
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Filter media attachments by post in Media Library

Were working on a small plugin to allow attachments in the media library to be filtered by the post that they are attached to - and the basics are working: You can see the full code hosted on github ...
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Shortcode display CPT Query only showing 1 post?

Ive seen similar questions on here but I am already using WP_Query and wp_reset_postdata. In short I wrote a shortcode that queries our Custom Post Type to display posts specific to a category. ...
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how post by category related to archive post date - how to?

I'm having a really bad time to make this work .. I have a archive template, which works fine (build by custom-post-type, call archive), the archive section works perfectly, and dsiplay my post in ...
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Filter Posts using Letters in archive page

I have created an archive for a custom post type called archive-artists.php. I want to achieve the following: Implement an A-Z letter control which filters the posts based on the letter selected by a ...
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Multiple Loops on category.php with pagination on last loop

I'm trying to achieve what should be fairly simple but I've hit a brick wall when trying to paginate the last of three loops on the category.php template. I've read just about everything I can find on ...
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any way to bind a taxonomy term to o user to just query it afterwards?

I need somehow to add an existing term from an existing taxonomy to a user like a category of users, but not for the purpose of limiting them to posts is that easily possible? I found some plugins ...
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Overwriting auto-appended NOT IN query in WP_Query

When I try to grab bbpress topics AND posts in the same WP_Query, Wordpress automatically appends a NOT IN query to make sure the topics are not in private forum categories. However since posts ...
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Adding nav_menu_item id to Wordpesss links and wp_query vars

having a bit of an issue with this. What I want to achieve is this, the user clicks on a menu item and the menu item's id is available in the $wp_query vars. I also want to achieve the same with any ...
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dynamicaly populate a WP-Query Argument

Hi Ive the following code for a single Taxonomy term template, its all working fine, however i'd like to adapt it somehow to get the argument 'term' dynamically, so get the current term, update the ...
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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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$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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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)
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Use meta to match date in WP_Query

I have some posts with a custom filed named "event_end_date". I am using Advanced custom fields for that. How can I get the posts which have end_date older than today? I was trying with this, but ...
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AJAX Returns an error when deleting post

I would like to delete the post using wp_delete_post via AJAX however while wp_trash_post works beautifully, the wp_delete_post returns an AJAX error. I used WP_Query to delete the post that is in ...
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Modified query_string has stopped working in WP4

The code blow was used to load a filtered taxonomy archive and worked fine up until the release of WordPress 4.0. Since upgrading to 4.0, it's not returning any results. Any ideas what might have ...
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query and paginate multiple post types

I'm looking to query multiple post types and paginate them so the results are across multiple pages. The markup I have is as follows: <?php query_posts( array( 'posts_per_page' => 100, ...
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Help : how to Display only 3 random post from the most recent 100 in 120 days

that's my code : $args=array('post__not_in' => array($post->ID),'posts_per_page' => $related_no, 'orderby' => 'meta_value_num' , 'meta_key' => 'tie_views', 'post_status' => ...
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Meta Compare (EXISTS) does not work

I want to include the posts that have a certain meta_key and exclude those that does not have that meta_key. NOT EXISTS works but EXISTS fails in the code below. function include_meta_key( $wp_query ...
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More efficient query to display posts in same sub-category?

[EDIT: See my comment below, I may have been fooled by Chrome caching an earlier version of this code. It now seems to run quite quickly. Leaving the question up in case anyone sees a better way but ...
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Post type archive pages with custom query

Apologies if this is something trivial, but I can't seem to get it right and I can't quite find the correct way to tackle this from previous questions. I am building my own theme. I have the normal ...
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Ordering a custom meta query

I have a events custom post type. Each event has to meta fields: eventstart and eventend. These are both YYYY-MM-DD style dates. I am trying to get a list of my events that have a start date OR end ...
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Bare-bones WP Query location search

I need to develop a Wordpress query that filters a custom post by zip radius. I'll be using ACF Google fields to store the location of each custom post type. Here's where I am thus far. Wordpress ...
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Running posts thumbnails in flexslider

This is what i'm trying to achieve: Front page with 10 posts, with three first posts shown in a slider (flexslider) and the rest shown as regular excerpts underneath it. Ive managed to do it, this is ...