"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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Multiple filter conditions for WP_Query

I'm having a hard time figuring out how to accomplish this (really simple) task: Get 4 random posts, but only select from the 10 most recent posts. This works great for the random part, but ...
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check if a taxnomy queried in $wp_query?

Is there a way to check if there is any taxonomy that has been queried in the global $wp_query?
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Some images not being returned with wp_get_attachment_image

For some reason this code works on my local copy of a wordpress site but the live site is not working. // WP_Query arguments $args = array ( 'post_type' => 'post', ...
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Nested WP_Query breaking loop

I'm using WP_Query to get all pages without subpages. For each page I'm using again WP_Query to get all child pages of the current page inside the first loop. This all works fine and I'm getting the ...
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Sort posts by activity date

I have a list of posts posted on different dates I can order the posts by date $loop_args = array( 'post_type' => 'post', 'order_by' => 'date', 'order' => 'ASC' ) How can ...
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How to display summary content from a Page (Not a Post) on another page

I created a Page called "About Joe" as a page in WordPress. Then on a different page (e.g. the homepage), I wish to display a summary which includes: a thumbnail the 1st paragraph link to page ...
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Pagination not working with WP_Query (creates links but no page)

The following loop gets all posts within a relevant category. It does generate a pagination URL, but it does not take me there (it just redirects back to the homepage). Would anyone know why? $paged ...
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Custom conditions in wp query

This is basic query arguments . $loop = new WP_Query(array('post_type' => 'project', 'posts_per_page' => -1)); Now I want to pass custom arguments like 1.If it is front page post_type will ...
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Get the type of an advanced custom field (ACF) in a WP_Query loop [closed]

When reading posts with WP_Query how would I get the data type of an advanced custom field (textbox, date, number, repeater, …) ? My code: $loop = new WP_Query( $args ); $posts = $loop->...
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WP_Query with tax_query not working

I tried to create a custom query, but no results, it throws me an error. $args = array( 'post_type' => 'product', 'posts_per_page' => 1, '...
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have_posts() execution failure

I wanted to create a loop which displays search results in search.php file. I followed all of the instructions in the WordPress Codex tutorial located in here: https://codex.wordpress.org/The_Loop ...
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How to get any tag ID

I want to exclude a certain tag from my home page not a category only post that hold the tag for example "olive"; I found a function for that which is like this function exclude_tag($query) { ...
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How to get current page nearest parent id?

I am trying to get current page nearest parent id not top-level. For example I have added page like this: Now If I am in Junior Design Award 2013 page I want to get his parent id 765 not top-level ...
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WP Query posts__in not working with array

I am using the following code to generate a specific list of posts with WP_Query $args = array ( 'post__in' => $cookie_array, 'post_type' => 'tyre', 'post_status' => '...
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How safe is renovating $wp_query when doing WP_Query pagination in Page Template

With a lot of search and trial&error, I's unable to do the pagination in a custom page template. I's not actually tired, but frustrated, why the most common err issue is not explained in a way so ...
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Custom post type archive pagination query issue

I'm using the following query to paginate a custom post type archive. The number of posts on the first page is 11 (due to the page layout) and 12 on the following pages. The problem is that while the ...
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Sorting Posts Based On Meta Value Using AJAX

I am trying to short posts on frontpage/archive pages using AJAX. The AJAX call seems okay but nothing displaying. Here is the JS: jQuery( document ).ready(function() { jQuery( ".sbyp" ).click(...
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new WP_Query based on average values of meta fields

I have 5 different meta (numerical) fields for a custom post type and I need to create a query based on the average values from those fields (kinda like a rating system, post with highest average ...
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wp_query for events & posts filtered by category

I need to perform a wp_query to return events and posts. The events need to be in a specific category (stub = 'novita') and the posts in cat 15. I feel like I've tried every conceivable permutation ...
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Single meta_query query using OR instead of AND in request's WHERE statement

I want the native WordPress search input to search metadata in addition to its standard title and content search, however setting a meta_query adds an AND clause to the request when what I need is an ...
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Querying Posts by Taxonomy From Alternate Network Site

I have 5 Network sites in my WordPress multisite setup. One of which is the "primary website", which the rest of the other network sites will be retrieving data from. I am currently using WP_Query()...
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How to get main menu only with wp_nav_menu

I have created one menu and have some sub-menu but I don't want to display any sub-menu from my template. My Menu code: <?php wp_nav_menu( array('menu' => 'header-uk', 'menu_id' => 'nav', '...
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Get data of all posts of a query before pagination

I am trying to build a classic archive page with 10 posts per page. But with a list of all the posts of this archive to be displayed on top of the classic loop. (The paginated posts would display ...
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I need to exclude from a query a category and a few custom taxonomies

I need to exclude from a query a category and a few custom taxonomies. Is this code right? This query don't exclude any post, the one with the category, or the custom taxonomy. What am I doing wrong? ...
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wordpress is_main_query() breaks

After upgrading to 3.9 the function is_main_query() breaks down and doesn't works the way we want The following code add_filter( 'pre_get_posts', 'my_get_posts' ); function my_get_posts( $query ) ...
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Problem with WP_query

I have a very annoying issue with 2 wp_query. Showing 1 post - feature post <?php $do_not_duplicate = array(); $args = array ( 'post_type' => 'post', 'posts_per_page' => '1', ); ...
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Include latest author posts with pagination in single template?

I've inserted a WP_Query in my single.php template to show the last 12 posts of an author. Everything works ok, the 12 posts are being shown. Now, I want to have it paginated. So the user can see ...
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Filter post query to only show direct children of category

Google seems all purple on this subject, if you know what I mean. I've searched for this topic forever to find a solution. I want to build a finder/explorer feel to my categories, so when browsing to ...
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get_posts works but new wp_query doesn't

I was told that get_posts is a very bad function to use that that making a new WP_query is absolutely better. My problem is that my get_posts code works but when I tried turning it into a WP_query, ...
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Edit Wordpress loop, taxonomies, & filter

I have managed to integrate a custom taxonomies plugin that: -Filters down the staff depending on what category is selected. I want it to show that department first, and then the other departments ...
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Set if condition with wp_nav_menu

I have created one new menu and add bellow code in footer.php to display my menu wp_nav_menu( array('menu' => 'footer-cn', 'menu_id' => 'nav', 'menu_class' => 'ft-nav' )); Currently I did ...
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Create WP_QUERY args with reference to my custom query

Sorry for my some different question. Can anyone help me to create WP_QUERY() arguments with reference to my following custom query? My query is as follows. SELECT SQL_CALC_FOUND_ROWS $wpdb->...
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Weird results using wp-query with 'date_query' for last week

I'm trying to get the most voted posts from last month, last week and last day. All seems to work right except the "top week". Here is the code: <?php //Date for ranking $today = getdate(); if(...
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Why is get_the_excerpt returning full content

I have my home page set to a static page with a custom page template. Here I want to show posts, but just the excerpts with a "Read more" link. I want to use the more tag, which is a part of wordpress ...
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Merged two WP_Queries, posts per page and pagination not working

I merged two WP_Queries with the code below, it has pagination setup as well as posts per page in the final combined object but those settings aren't working. My page shows 24 posts, where is it ...
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Error with function in functions.php?

I am using the below function in my custom theme to load posts via AJAX. But for some reason it is breaking the WP ADMIN WIdget Drag and Drop and also showing the White Screen of Death when I uploaded ...
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filter wp_query result with custom field values

I'm getting started with advanced custom fields. I have a category field (main_category) where the categories given below are selected using the radio buttons. 1. Electronics 2. Programming 3. ...
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Shortcode / WP_Query in post changes context

We have a shortcode that causes WP_Query to be executed, retrieving an instance of a custom post type. In our single.php this changes the context (after the call to the_content()) from the original ...
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Retrieving 3 latest post from each of 5 different custom post types

I have 5 different custom post types. I am showing 15 latest post from them on my home page using following query: $query = new WP_Query( array ( 'posts_per_page' => 15, ...
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I am having problem sorting custom post type using WP_Query

I have a custom post type called personnel Look at this code: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'personnel', 'posts_per_page' => -1, ); $personnel_query = new ...
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Posts for next month

How would one get posts that are set to 'future' to display in a loop? I am trying to figure out how to get posts that are in the future months. So if we are in April I want to display posts for May. ...
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Current and next month posts

Thanks for reading firstly. I am coding a site that requires 3 post titles for the current month and 3 post titles for the next month (upcoming events)! I am struggling to get this to work. I am ...
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Get all fields inlcuding “ACF” (Advanced Custom Fields) columns in wp_query

When retrieving posts with wp_query how do I make the loop contain the acf fields? $args = array( 'post_type' => $postTypes, 'posts_per_page' => $numPosts, ...
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query_posts with sorting on a custom datestamp

I have a custom meta field that I want to use to sort with query_posts but its not ordering my posts properly since it is a datestamp (i.e. 04/21/2014) and its treating it like a normal text string. ...
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Using Wp_Query without the loop?

I want to query for posts with a certain meta value. I would use the WP_Query but when in a loop (correct me if i am wrong.. I am learning wordpress; is it only when in loop? is the the_post() that ...
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Configuring a meta query with multiple post types that have the same relationship on a single page

I am creating a client portal were my clients can maintain their projects and leave feedback. I have two custom post types called "Clients" and "Projects" and they each pull information from one ...
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Stop link being removed in menu/list when viewing that post

I am using the following code in a widget that displays the posts in that category, but when I view that link by clicking it, it disapears from the menu/list. Take a look here <?php $my_query = ...
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How Can I Change The Tax Query For The Main Loop For Taxonomy Archives?

I am trying to change an argument in the tax query in the main WP_QUERY object for creating the archive view for my the archive of my hierarchical taxonomy. My goal is to change one of the arguments ...
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List posts related to category on a div [closed]

i want to display posts related to selected category at the same page(on a different div). What i want is as the image attached, when i click the category name on the left side, all related posts must ...
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Query posts by a type and another type only if post is in specific category

I have a featured post type and a reviews post type. I would like to include reviews of a certain category (I use categories from the posts type) as well. How could query args be crafted? A crude ...