"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 ordered by custom field that is a date string?

Each of my posts have a single custom field that is a string of a date (not the date of the post). Instead of my theme's current query, which orders by published date, I want to order by this custom ...
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WP_query multiple custom fields not working

I am currently using WP 3.1 and trying to get WP_QUERY to work with the custom fields. My argument is as follows: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'post', 'meta_query' => array( 'relation' ...
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Better wordpress attachment query then this

I have a site with more then 10.000 posts and images, its classipress site. I need somehow to show all images from posts that are on pending status, and who havent expired(post meta). This is the code ...
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Cache issue with WP_Query and custom field filtering

I have three separate WP_Queries on a page. Each of them return custom post type items that have a certain checkbox checked and then display one of those randomly. The checkbox has been added using ...
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Custom loop won't work, can't find problem

I can't figure out why this custom loop isn't displaying for me:. I've tried removing the if statement and removing certain query parameters but it just won't display. If I delete the loop entirely ...
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Select from wp_post and multiple meta_value from wp_postmeta

My lack of SQL skills has stopped me in my tracks here. I'm trying to select post_id, post_title and two postmeta values - the first has the meta_key of 'search_country' and the second a meta_key of ...
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How to set posts per page using WP_Query()

I'm trying to set the number of posts_per_page dynamically using my own variable. This code works fine: query_posts( $query_string . "&posts_per_page=" . $myvar ) // then display the loop using ...
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Posts of specific category on page and excluded from index.htm

hope things are going well. I'm trying to create a member's only section specific for posts of about job opportunities. My goal is to have posts of this category displayed on this page and excluded ...
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Duplicate posts showing up in loop using infinite scroll

I'm experiencing an odd issue using Infinite Scroll for the WP_Query loop on my homepage. Half the time when the second page fires, I'm getting a few duplicate posts showing up in the second set. I ...
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wp_query select if have comments

I previously asked and accepted a similar question here: wp_query and comment_parent - select only posts with top level comments So I'm trying to use wp_query to select only posts that have comments. ...
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When tax_query used, results disappear (0 =1 produced)

I'm trying to perform a dynamic query that uses a dynamically passed taxonomy and post_type, and displays results accordingly — A user makes a selection from 3 drop-downs on a form, each have a ...
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How to extract images of post and pages excluding header and logo image in wordpress?

I have tried this code to get all images from media library and i am sucessfully getting the source urls of all the images but now i want to exclude all the unwanted images like logo, header images ...
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Widgets: Show Recent Posts Only if the Posts Have Both Categories X and Y

I've been trying to create a Recent Post widget where it only show/display posts that have both categories X and Y (or more). The categories X and Y is user-defined, so I'm planning to make it look ...
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Custom post_type search's $wp_query->query_vars do not correspond

I have been having this issue, with integrating events manager among my other post types, where the other custom post types show up in the $wp_query->query_vars array, except for the event manager ...
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How to count post type that has a particular term?

What is the best method to count the number of posts in a post type that have a particular term? I don't believe get_posts accepts a term query and I have had no luck with new WP_Query, though I might ...
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How to filter a dd/mm/yyyy date from a custom field in a query

I'm trying to build a query in order to sort some posts by a date custom field, where the dates are formatted dd/mm/yyyy. It works by querying the database directly with get_results like in this ...
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Meta Query And/Or

My question is very similar to Meta Query with AND & OR? . This question was answered in 2011 by @Otto. With the exception that my logic is different. I want to query, for example, posts with ...
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Custom query shows custom post types in trash

I have a custom wordpress query like so: $query = new WP_Query(array('post_status' => 'future || publish', 'post_type' => 'kalender', 'order' => 'ASC')); But the problem is that the items ...
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Create a Blog Template Page

I am trying to create a template that will display a list posts of a specific custom type. However, I am missing something fundamental. So far, here is what I have: functions.php add_action( ...
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How to handle wp_query?

I want one particular category insert 12 post, but I only see some few posts. Just like first time first 4 post and other time other post. What can I do? Editor note: I understand the issue is ...
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Change post query onclick

I'm trying to build kind of a filtering system for the events displayed on my website. I've made a custom post type 'Event', with a 'City' field. On my 'calendar' template page, I'm gathering all the ...
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Why is the first query affecting the second query, even after wp_reset_query() and wp_reset_postdata(), but not on the second page?

I am literally clueless as to why the code does not function properly on the first page, but functions as expected on the second page. I have already tried running the second query via another ...
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Nested meta_query with multiple relation keys

I am curious whether Wordpress is able to run nested meta_query, with each having different relation keys? As of Wordpress 3.0, tax_query is able to perform this function; I'm wondering whether this ...
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filter posts by meta key with pagination

Trying to filter out specific posts that have certain meta_key from the main query... problem is it doesnt work with pagination which is my issue here. Anyone knows how to solve this? $paged = (end( ...
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WP-PageNavi gives me a 404 when using WP Query

I see that there are a lot of similar questions here at WPSE, and I've tried many of the suggestions mentioned trying to solve my problem but with no success. I have a category called News. In this ...
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Dynamically change post_parent in every page load?

What's the correct Wordpress action where I can hook to dynamically change the post_parent of a post? I understand that a post can't have multiple parents so that's the only way I can think of to ...
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Query specific number of posts for each post type in specific order

This is related to this other question, I tried with get_posts, pre_get_posts, WP_Query and basically every option I could find for 2 days now, no solution yet. The full problem in hand: I have 2 ...
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is there a way to show the the post title after the image?

Trying to show the post title after the image in the main blog page and single page, I have tried to edit the content.php but unable to achive the result I need, which is basiscally IMAGE TITLE META ...
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Determining what post is displayed out of total posts found

On my page I've got a query that retrieves posts with specific parameters and I'm displaying one post per page with pagination. I've figured out how to get the total count of posts found by the query. ...
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WP the_posts() on single-cars.php get category link

I have a custom post type called cars. There is a taxonomy brands. I have a template single-cars.php and I'd like to add a link to the brand page(The category). Assume I'm on the page of the post ...
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Start Query from 2nd Post without offset

is there a quick and easy way to load all the posts, starting with the second post and making the first post the last post? If I use offset, I then lose the first post, but I don't want to lose it, I ...
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How to query different post types in specific order?

I have 3 posts types, articles, news and tips. On the home page I want to query 20 posts in this order: article, article, news, news, tip, ...// same order again until 20 If I use a custom query ...
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Custom Loop in Page Admin Causing Other Fields to Fail

I created a custom loop in the page admin section to manage a custom post type called "widgets" for that page. $ps_widget_list = get_post_meta( $post_id, 'ps_widget_list', true ); //first get the ...
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Query by post type or category

I now that WP_Query can query by post_type and category but i need to get data from custom post type or from category which is standard post type. Adding category to my custom post type is not an ...
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List all custom post type posts from a given category?

I have a custom post type myposttype and it's taxonomy is called myposttype_categories. myposttype_categories have multiple terms inside, such as foo and bar. The tricky question is - how do I list ...
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Specify strict 'order by' in WordPress query

I have a custom post type called Employees where an employee's name is the post_title of each post. I am trying to figure out how I would sort the post_title column by last name. So for instance, if ...
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BP Multi Network & Members Directory [closed]

With bp-multi-network it appears members are shared across all networks. Example - networks based on location. newyork.mydomain.com, losangeles.mydomain.com, vancouver.mydomain.com At present a ...
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Making $paged work with WP_Query [duplicate]

I've created a page that displays posts of a certain category from a custom post type but I can not get the paging to work. I've tried to use this as a guide but I don't understand what I am doing ...
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Upcoming Event: How do I sort database by custom date field, but ignore past dates?

I am using an events plugin and struggling to get my database query to be perfect. The query is on the event-single.php template. What I need the query to do: Query the "events" custom post type ...
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WP_Query or get_posts?

When using the 'fields' => 'ids' parameter, is it better to create a new WP_Query in the code below rather than doing get_posts? How would the loop look if I used WP_Query? function ...
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Custom Search Result Page displaying only 1 result.

I'm trying to build a custom search results page. The problem I'm running into is that when I enter a search term ; say 'gaming', it will only return one result, being the latest result. I have my ...
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sort and display posts by custom field (wp-query and the loop))

i only want to show upcoming events posts on the homepage. i have made a custom field using the 'custom field suite' plugin, called 'ENDS' representing the date an event ends. as you can tell, i ...
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Display all posts for taxonomy term across multiple custom post types

I'm currently creating a website that uses several content types, (e.g. books, movies, shows) as well as a key taxonomy term (e.g. status, with values of owned and wishlist). My question is, in a ...
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Show only one category in main query, issues on tag page

I altered the following code from Ashfame: add_action('pre_get_posts', 'block_cat_query' ); function block_cat_query() { global $wp_query; if( is_home() || is_search() || is_tag() ) { ...
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Avoiding page loop

I'm doing a custom page that has multiple wp query calls, the thing is that I don't need the main query that is I don't need anything from the page contents, so in order to save load time I was ...
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Paginate wp_query while utilizing post__not_in

I'm currently running a wp_query like this: <?php $the_query = new WP_Query( array( 'post_type' => 'photos', 'posts_per_page' => '2', ...
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WP_query and pagination?

I have to get some custom post types and need to do that with WP_Query (query_posts doesn't work). How can I do the pagination? Whatever I tried didn't work... any help would be awesome I can't crack ...
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Wp_query: sort by PHP variable

Here is my problem: For my articles, I use a custom post type "exhibitions" and posts for all other news. I am displaying them in one query ['post_type' = array('exhibitions','posts')]. The orderby ...
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How to sort CPT by custom meta value (date), and return posts month by month

For future reference: I am using the great Meta Box Plugin to help expedite meta box creation for my custom post types. My goal: To build a highly customizable events section closely resembling a ...
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Using WP Query to search by multiple meta fields

I made a custom search form with select boxes and text fields. I have a select box with options like "renting" and "selling" (its a real estate site) There are also input fields for minimum and ...