"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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Order by optional meta key?

I'm building the sorting functionality for a custom post type, and I have a custom meta value for "Featured" posts. This value is set when you tick the checkbox, otherwise it is not set. Using the ...
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Why WP_Query in functions.php is not working when get_posts works?

I have following code in my functions.php. When I try to add new post_type (e.g. post,lawyers) it fills excerpt,slug (this affects in permalink structure), other metaboxes from first post of lawyers ...
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How to sort a custom wordpress query by combination of meta values?

I'm trying to build a custom query that's a combination of custom key values. For example, with the code below I'm able to sort my posts by how much money they've received (paidusd) and how much tips ...
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Get the original menu item name string instead of the label

I am building a hierarchical menu of custom taxonomies and their related posts using wp_get_nav_menu_items as follow: if( $locations = get_nav_menu_locations() && isset($locations['secondary']...
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Remove Post if Advanced Custom Field is checked to fix paging

I'm trying to setup a query that filters through posts and removes ones that have an ACF field "archived" checked. Post queries are pretty foreign to me. query_posts("cat=10&posts_per_page=12&...
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Writing less unnecessary code with WordPress

I've got a simple homepage, that pulls content for 4 different categories. To do this, I'm writing 4 different WP_Query, and only the category name is changing (and as a result, the WP_Query name, etc)...
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How to get latest posts from each category in regular order

let's say I have a main query and it displays posts from Movies and Music categories. I want the query to show always 5 latest posts from Movies and 5 latest posts from Music category. When I create a ...
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Using WP meta query to show custom post types by a start and finish date

I have a custom post type called 'events', I have a page which displays events by each month. Each event has a start_date and finish_date custom field (using advanced custom fields plugin) which ...
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Search (Custom Form, Custom Search Result)

If I have a form: <form class="search" action="<?php echo site_url(); ?>/page-search?category=2" method="get"> <input type="text" required name="search" placeholder="Search"> ...
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Next / previous posts link doesn't show up with Posts 2 Posts

I am working on a Wordpress project where I use the Posts 2 Posts plugin to show posts from one post type to posts from another post type. This works great but for some reason my next_posts_link() ...
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How to exclude posts ordered by comment_count from subsequent wordpress loops using WP_Query?

My page has three separate loops on it. The first retrieves the most commented post. The query then resets for the second loop and retrieves the 3 most recent posts, then resets again to get the three ...
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Including all terms in wordpress tax_query

I'm a little bit confused, why I can't include all the terms in tax_query automatically? My code: 'tax_query' => array( array( 'taxonomy' => 'city', 'field' => 'slug', ...
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Show multiple categories in query using redux framework variable

Stuck on trying call an option variable using the Redux Framework - that is utilizing multi-category select - inside the query. Here's what I have as my query: $the_query = new WP_Query(array( array(...
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How to display most recent posts that haven't already been displayed with WP_Query?

I have two content divs that each take up half of their containing div. My plan is to use WP_query to display the 6 most recent posts (3 in each.) It will go: Div 1 -> post 1, post 2, post 3 Div 2 -...
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Two different conditions with a single WP_Query

I need to get custom posts with next conditions: Custom post with meta 'key1' => 'public' Custom post with meta 'key1' => 'private' and 'author' => 'current_user_id' Code: $args = array( ...
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How to use tax_query other than by slug or id or solve custom taxonomy tags conflicts with pre-existing tags?

I just encountered a problem and realized that all tags must be globally unique. Here is what just happened to me: I created a taxonomy called writer and added each author and collaborator to the ...
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How to get specific string in explode array?

I have a shortcode where I'm trying to get a specific string from the $args array below. Query: $args = array( //'post_type' => $posttype, 'post_type' => explode( ', ', $posttype ), ); ...
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How to avoid filling up an array each time I run a WP_query?

I am making a following user system and need some help for retrieving the users ids a user is following. At the moment I am using the following SQL query for retrieving the users ids a user is ...
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posts_per_page - Repeats only first posts 'post__in' array

This question correlates with a previous question I was able to solve here: http://wordpress.stackexchange.com/a/137929/28389 I am using an array for 'post__in', and I am able to run this no problem. ...
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Executing query_posts after wp_insert_post

am working on a custom plugin. I'm programmatically adding a new post in the plugin use wp_insert_post. Works fine, the post gets added and I get the $post_id. However, if I immediately run ...
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Display Posts of a Category in Alphabetical Order (Custom Post Type)

I have a custom post type called "link" I have a custom taxonomy for this post type called "link-category" I have a template file for this taxonomy, "taxonomy-link-category.php" I need the template to ...
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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 class=...
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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 WP_Query(array('...
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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 wposts,...
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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: http://pastebin.com/...
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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 ...