"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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Show portfolio items in template - how?

I have made my archive-portfolio.php-file as desired and it works as it is supposed to. However, I don't want to use that file. I want to create a template, name it for instance cars-template.php and ...
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Using an actual page for 404 instead of a template

How would I override the 404 template and fetch a whole page instead? Currently I have achieved this by doing a http request from 404.php(the 404 template) to http://example.org/error404, which in ...
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New WP_Query calls Pre_get_posts filter twice

On my WP theme template page, I am running a new WP_Query. It seems to be calling my pre_get_posts filter twice, which then wrecks my custom parameters. The second time the pre_get_posts filter is ...
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Multiple Meta_Query using an array to search

I've got the following code from a previous developer which searches through a meta_key called new_location to match a location ID to a meta_value. It works fine for up to 3 different locations at ...
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Repeating a loop after x amount of time

I'm new to Wordpress and PHP and would really appreciate a little pointer regarding a problem I can't solve: I have a Wordpress site and in my Homepage I have a section that when the page loads ...
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WP_Query custom field pass the post id

I'm using WP_Query with ACF(Advanced Custom Fields) I'm building a news portal, and I'm trying to pass related stories from 1 post which is top_story = true. In another WP_Query I want to print the ...
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Combine WP_Query results with new WPDB->get_results Query

Is it possible to combine results from a WP_Query array with results from a new WPDB get_results() and use the loop to loop through the results? Essentially, I am trying to modify a shortcode that ...
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Is it possible to combine multiple category__in arguments?

I want to produce a query that returns posts which are in one array of categories and also in another array of categories. So, if my two arrays are: $offices = Array ( [0] => 73 [1] => 74 ) ...
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Override default posts per page in taxonomy template

I am using the following code to show ordered list of posts in taxonomy page: <?php $mypage = (get_query_var('paged')) ? get_query_var('paged') : 1; $ppp = get_query_var('posts_per_page'); ...
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Ordering by custom post meta key

I'm using the plugin WP Job Manager, and have a custom field with the meta_key "rating". I want to be able to order listings by rating, using "orderby". Normally for posts I imagine it would be ...
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Paginate Multisite Attachment WP_Query

I am working on a multisite blog network where I need to display x post per page and navigation at the of the bottom list. My code will not display a pagination at the bottom and displays x post per ...
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How to create a collection of terms used by posts from wp_query

I am creating a custom search results page that has a WP_Query that looks like this: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'manuals', 'posts_per_page' => -1, 's' => ...
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Are there security issues with Visual Composer add ons?

I am developing some add ons for Visual Composer. They are quite client specific so I am not planning to submit the plugin to VC as official add on suggestion. I used this bitbucket code to start ...
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Wordpress WP_Query offset parameter not working with search parameter

On a wordpress query every time i add the 's' parameter the 'offset' and 'posts_per_page' will not work, it will query all posts by using the 's' parameter only, why is that? am I missing something? ...
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Pass tax_query variables in URL

I'm trying to create some URLs rewrite for my site, but now I'm stuck. I have this structure in my permalinks: example.com/%custom-type%/%category%/%postname% The full URL is already working: ...
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Query of all pages, including children, ordered by meta key

I'm saving a revised date as meta_value on every page and I want to display them ordered by the date in a list in my plugin screen. How to both include child pages (can be 4-6 levels deep) in the ...
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How to pass taxonomy terms to WP_Query along with $args?

I created a cpt and custom taxonomy associated with it. Lets say custom taxonomy name is Sports. I added terms to it - football, basketball. Now, i want to fetch post titles tagged under football ...
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Child pages of child pages

I am having problem listing child pages of my sub pages. Here is my code <?php // Set up the objects needed $id = get_the_ID(); $args = array( 'post_type' => 'page', ...
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order posts with conditions & meta_key merge

i want a code to orders my blog posts using a "conditions" & combinaisons of 2 meta_key so details: if ( postviews < 20 views in exmple) ==> those posts order with date ==> here ...
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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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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', ...