"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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wp_query->max_num_pages always returns 0 on custom post type

Hi there I am developing a theme where I have to load some posts with ajax, in my index page everything works properly, the problem is when I need to use it on custom post type, I pass the values for ...
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query single random post works localhost, not on live site

I was developing a site on localhost, and just transferred everything over to the live site. The queries are the exact same between the live and staging sites, But the query is not working on my live ...
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I cannot search users via user nicename

I use the following to build a users drop-down box: echo'<select name="user">'; echo'<option value="0">' . __('ALL', 'wpzoom') . '</option>'; foreach( $users as $user ){ echo ...
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'Trying to get property of non-object' when using WP_Query with 'fields' => 'ids'

In an attempt to speed up my query, I'm using the following arguments: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'product', 'fields' => 'ids', ); $query = new WP_Query($args); While this does ...
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How to SQL query posts IDs by categories AND authors?

I am making a custom WP_Query and I need to come up with a SQL query that gets the posts IDs from X categories and Y authors. Then merge those IDs and put them in an array. I only need to figure out ...
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Select posts with any post_type from database?

I'm trying to select all rows from the database regardless of post type, however when suppressing post_type WP_Query only gets rows with post_type = "post" is there a way to suppress the post_type ...
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Two queries – one with checkbox ticked, one without – comparing meta_query

I am trying to do the following: Two queries 1. Get all people that have director 'yes' ticked 2. Get all people that don't have director 'yes' ticked I have the first query all set up and works ...
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Get post closest to today

as the title indicates I am trying to make a query for the post closest to today's date. I know this is a duplicate post but the ones I have found on the topic has not been able to solve my problem. ...
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Include both default and Custom Post Type in query modified inside pre_get_posts

I want to include custom post type in the author arhive page. I tried the method discussed in this post: Including post_type = 'wiki' in author archives add_action( 'pre_get_posts', ...
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Custom Post order for homepage

I would like to display a dropdown on the homepage which contains [most popular, most recent, trending] and when a user selects on of them the posts are page reloads and the posts are sorted in that ...
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Minimize database queries to user tables?

I'm trying to come up with a strategic way to collect large amounts of usermeta data (and output to the screen) while keeping database queries low. Some pages, like the home page, single pages, and ...
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Programmatically set 'meta_query' for filter

I am trying to set 'meta_query' programaticaly for a filter which is supposed to filter a custom post type depending on the existence of a metakey. I have tried several ways, which I have left in the ...
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Wp query by 2 meta field - check if they exists / have value

I am looking for the shortest most resrouce affective (not mysql query) to count the amount of posts that have 2 meta keys <-- if they exists i found this simple way at the codex but it checks for ...
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Loop the posts between two dates selected using jquery datepicker

I went through this link where we can restrict the loop to display the posts only between two dates and it works fine. But if I have a Jquery Datepicker with from and to date, then how can I pass ...
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WP_Query and two custom fields returns no posts

Having trouble with WP_Query returning no posts when filtering on two custom fields, although testing for each custom field individually works perfectly. After reviewing documentation for custom field ...
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Taxonomy.php how to show post only in current taxonomy with wp_query?

Having troubles to get my taxonomy.php working good. I use a taxonomy.php to list all my posts in a specific category but it shows every post I have in all categories. Here is my code: <ul ...
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WP Query Bug? Cannot find out why posts are not found!

Hello I have tried a lot now and I did not find a solution yet: When a page is loaded and I do a custom Query in the PHP code like this, it works and has a lot of results: $q = new ...
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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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Foreach loop returning more than one item when querying taxonomy

I am querying the taxonomy terms and then listing the posts that are under those terms. The taxonomy is basically a category for a custom post type, and the terms in it are the categories. I didn't ...
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Custom Query With Multiple Meta Key Value

I am new with WordPress development and I have found this query and I want pass multiple key and value in this query. My Query is: $querydetails = " SELECT wposts.* FROM $wpdb->posts ...
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WP_QUERY Get posts by category and similar name (Like)

I have a small problem with WP_Query. I want to get the posts filtered by category and with similar project name (like query), so I'm trying this code: $args=array( 'post_type' => 'post', ...
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How can i show pagenavi in my author.php?

With this query in author.php i show all posts from a specific author_id/name/slug. But the problem is when i set the minimum of posts to show in the page. I have tried with posts_per_page= but if i ...
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Wildcard search in WP Query

I am trying to do something like this: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'product', 'meta_query' => array( array( 'key' => 'custom-text-field', 'value' => '%rocket%', ...
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meta_query compare not working

I'm trying to run this WP_Query on tag.php, and it doesn't seem to work. $tag = get_query_var('tag'); $args = array ( 'tag' => $tag, ...
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Get custom posts with certain ids in a custom loop using a shortcode

So I'm using custom loop and shortcode to insert it in any page. Like this: function register_custom_shortcode($atts){ extract(shortcode_atts(array( 'ids' => '', // this is what I ...
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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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Custom Taxonomy with Custom Post Type Finds No Posts

I've created a custom post type named mfg_ppn and a custom taxonomy called mfg_pp, and they are referenced as $this->cpt_promotion_newsand $this->cpt_promotionin case you were wondering about ...
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Order by multiple meta keys on wordpress

After multiple research I didn't find the correct answer to my question. I just need to order my custom post type by date and then by time (format: 18:00). Here's what I tried: ...
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Wordpress query vars are not added

I'm currently trying to figure out how to get my custom url rewrites working (WP Rewrite the last two parts of the URL), while doing this I came across the following problem: I have made a custom ...
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Does query_posts have an effect on get_the_category?

I am having trouble debugging a situation, and I think some better background information on how these systems work would be very helpful. I know that the use of the function query_posts is strongly ...
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Sort posts in dashboard using custom field; also include posts where field isn't set

I'm using a pre_get_posts filter found on this question thread here, to sort a custom post type in the dashboard: function xyz_event_sort_order( $wp_query ) { if ( is_admin() ) { ...
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Merge 2 args in one WP_Query and order it by date

I'm trying to merge 2 WP_Query in a new WP_Query and then order all posts in this new merged query by date descending. I can merge 2 WP_Query and work fine, but I can't order the new query $args1 ...
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Show custom post type filtered by category

I would like to have a custom post type which contain several sliders for showing in each category page (exact category.php), one for each as planned. All sliders were assigned to related category. ...
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Passing conditional arrays to WP_Query() [closed]

I've looked around at a few places and could not find an answer. I was wondering what the best way to create a WP_query from possibly empty variables were. I have about 16 of these $_GET variables. ...
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Second loop pagination changes URL, not content

I'm reasonably new to WordPress and I believe I am missing something conceptual here. I have assigned a static post to be my front page. My front-page.php template begins with a standard loop: ...
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How to add archives (with pagination) to page template?

So the site I'm building has a few different archives pages. For the newest one I'm building, I tried to copy the archive.php I've got: page-archives.php: <?php get_header(); ?> <section ...
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Arrange BBpress topics by created

The default setting in the bbpress forum topics is that the most active topic automatically gets on top (sorted by freshness). However, I wish to change this setting in descending order of topics ...
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Custom WP_Query with SQL directives for getting posts by authors and terms

I am making a custom page where I need to display posts from authors and terms (categories). I tried with the built in WP_query arguments but I am not getting the result I want. So I want to know how ...
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ACF: post query, hide duplicate values [closed]

I'm querying an ACF field, and displaying all the results on the front-end like so— PHP: <ul class="category-menu-items"> <?php // args ...
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Randomly select one of last 3 posts

ok so i have this: $args=array( 'orderby' => 'rand', 'order' => 'DESC', 'posts_per_page' => 1, 'offset' => $offset, ); $q = new ...
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Post OrderBy slow performance

I have been struggling for quite a while now with this, to put in simple term here is what i do. I do an OrderBy with wp_postmeta information This allow me to give an additional date to play with. ...
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Query custom post type by date field only working when two posts match the query

Hi I am trying to query a custom post by an advanced custom field that is a date field and this is how it is registered in a plugin that I have created to take care of all non-visual aspects of the ...
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How can I pull information from my loop and divide them seperately?

I've created a Custom Post Type that I'm trying to implement into a CSS slider. To do this I've created a custom template and added counters to get unique ID's for every new post that get's pulled. ...
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Pagination for blog posts reloading same page

Symptoms Visiting /blog/ loads the first 10 posts, as expected. Visiting /blog/page/2/ (and onward) loads the new URL but with the same 10 posts. Nothing changes but the URL. Setup Details Custom ...
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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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How to get Tags with specific post id

I have created one post and post ID is 34 and added some Tags and Now I want to retrieve all tags with post ID. Any Idea?
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Order posts with custom taxonomy array

I am trying to make my loop go through the posts that are associated with these terms. Currently nothing is being output. <?php $args = array( 'post_type' => 'staff', ...
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Randomize Posts. Skip the first post in ascending order

I'd like to randomize a set of posts (custom post type), but ignore the first post all together. Here's the code I thought would work: $featured_content_query = new WP_Query( array( 'post_type' ...
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query post based on comparison

Each post in my site can be rated as 'good' , 'ok' , 'bad'. The values are stored in custom fields. I now need to show top 10 posts with maximum 'good' and it should not display posts with greater ...
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Custom post type blog pagination conflict

I have a custom post type called 'emp_case-studies' and it has a page archive. Here is the code for archive-emp_case-studies.php: <?php $blog = $wp_query; $wp_query= null; $args= null; ...