"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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Creating Advanced Search with text & Dropdowns [duplicate]

I am working to develop an advanced search option. Where there will be fields: Text input Field (Post Title) Dropdown (it will be a taxonomy) Dropdown (it will be a taxonomy) Basically I need ...
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Meta_query weird behaviour

I have a custom field called date_from. Dates are stored in the yymmdd format (eg 20131104). When I use a meta_query to find posts in a specific date range the query works as expected, but when I use ...
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Trying to use WP_Query to display a custom post type

I'm trying to use WP_Query in function.php to display a custom post type on a certain page. I just can't seem to get it to work, can anyone see issues with my code? nothing is output at all and there ...
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multiple values in an array for category__and does not work with WP_Query

So I'm looping with WP_Query and here is my code: $country_posts = new WP_Query(get_direct_children($continent_cats)); if ($country_posts->have_posts()) : while ($country_posts->have_posts()) ...
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Why is WP_Query's meta_query not filtering results?

I am working on a wordpress site that utilizes WP_Query to find songs based on their category, tags, and other things in a tax_query, but it also groups in a meta_query which (should) find songs based ...
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I am officially missing something about transient posts

I have no issue creating transients. What I have an issue with is pagination - and I have made posts on it before and every one sates that the query must look like, for example: $queried_post ...
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Select posts that match multiple category names, must match all categories listed

I need to search for posts that belong to multiple categories, but they must match all categories listed, as in if I list category names 'japanese' and 'dessert' the matching posts need to be in both ...
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How to order custom post type by multiple custom fields?

How to display posts with 'Event' custom type ordered by 'Start_Hour' and then by 'Start_Minute'? 'Start_Hour' and 'Start_Minute' are numeric custom fields. I tried this, but it doesn't work: $args ...
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Printing direct descendants of a category with WP_Query

So I'm having trouble printing just the direct children of a category on a page. Here's my code: $category_id = get_cat_ID('destinations'); $args = array('child_of' => $category_id); ...
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Make assigning post to a specific category equivalent to assigning it to all categories

Allow me to explain with an example, for the sake of clarity. Please take the time to read it all to get a good idea of what I am exactly after. On my WordPress site categories are used as Editions ...
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How to Display Custom Post Type's Gallery (images ) in Through WP_Query

I am trying to load an Image Slider images from a Custom Post Type image Gallery Feature. For example let say I have an Custom Post Type called banner which I can load images to it's Gallery and I ...
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Ordering Custom WP_Query loop by meta key value with pagination

I am trying to Order custom post type results by a meta_key value with pagination. The pagination is working fine and I suspect I can't use the same $args that I am using with my new WP_Query in my ...
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Pagination problem - multiple loops conflict with wordpress default Post per Page [duplicate]

I have created a Custom Post Type (named: item) and two loops in that. First for showing Stickies, and second for other posts. My code works fine with this but: I want to show 16 of them on each ...
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Pagination wont work with search results template [duplicate]

I can't seem to get pagination to work correctly in my search results template. The page links appear, but when i click onto page 2, it gives me a 404 error. Search.php <?php global $wp_query; ...
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Custom Homepage Pagination using WP_Query

I have a situation and all the searching I've done hasn't led me to a successful outcome. I have a static homepage template with a custom wp_query that looks like the following (which works on another ...
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custom post type paging not working past page 3

I have a custom post type called services which has 23 custom posts, i also have a custom taxonomy for all the categories (5 categories). I am trying to create a list of all the custom posts of ...
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Paged within a custom content type template [duplicate]

I'm having a huge problem a custom query within a custom post type template with regards to pagination. For some reason, the previous post, next post links are showing blank. If I do ...
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How to add pagination to wp_query [duplicate]

I have a custom loop and I'm trying to break it up into several pages but I'm not getting the next and previous links to show. Here is my code: <?php if ( ...
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Custom Post Types and Rewrites

I have a custom post type registered using Custom Post Types UI plug-in. It has a rewrite rule: rewrite' => array('slug' => 'apps/iphone-ipad', 'with_front' => '1'), I am using a custom ...
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WP_query paged pagination with excluded category still counts it

So im making a custom WP_query loop with paged navigation. I want to show 4 posts per page in a specific category. This is working fine, except the next_post_link() seems to still count the excluded ...
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Pagination for Custom Taxonomy Page [duplicate]

I'm having an issue getting my custom taxonomy page to paginate correctly. I looked through other examples posted on this forum, but I could not get my second page to not return a 404 error page. ...
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Pagination With Custom WP Query not functioning

I have the following custom query and im attempting to paginate the links of previous archive posts using the example from the wordpress codex ...
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Pagination works in custom query loop but it doesn't work in shortcode

It is possible for shortcodes? Paggination works fine on custom template page.But I want to display the posts with shortcodes. Posts are displayed well.But pagination works incorrectly.The same posts ...
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meta_query with array as value

I am writing some PHP which allows users of my site to submit a form and query posts by their post_meta. Everything works fine except for one thing, I used Advanced Custom Fields to create the ...
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How to do a wp_query using “BETWEEN” with two meta_values?

I'm starting with Wordpress, already achieved some queries, but this one... ugh! It's being a pain to me! What i want to do is this part of query: " ... WHERE "VALUE_THAT_I_WANT" BETWEEN ...
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Shortcode does not display pagination [duplicate]

I use a normal page for display posts by a shortcode.On pages posts are displayed correctly,but doesn't echo the next and previous posts links and the page content is displayed below shortcode ...
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Most commented last 24h, week, month, year and all time - posts_where

I've removed my old post here, as the posts_where method is outdated. Thanks to kaiser, this is now how easy it is to list most commented posts within a certain time span: <?php $popular = new ...
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Including 'cat' => $cat breaks meta_query

so, i have a custom loop that seems to be working everywhere but one place. $args = array( 'post_type' => 'post', 'meta_key' => 'wpcf-post-weight', 'orderby' => ...
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Wordpress WP_Query compare not working?

There are my arguments for my custom WP_Query. $args = array( 'post_type' => 'post', 'posts_per_page' => '9', 'name'=>'Products', 'compare'=>'LIKE' ); $the_query = new ...
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function wp() does not use meta_query?

I found that the $wp_query variable is populated by wp() function. I would like to filter my results using the WP_Query options. What I want to do is wp(array("meta_key" => "key", "meta_value" ...
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Wordpress query fire inner join in one table 5 times?

Dear friends this is my arguments for WP_Query. $args = array('post_type' => 'job_listing', 'relation' => 'OR', 'meta_query' => array( 'relation' => 'OR', array( ...
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pagenavi with merged wp_query [duplicate]

i need to use wp_query to excute posts from 2 separated keywords using s=keyword so i have found this answer & it is very very useful Combining queries with different arguments per post type ...
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assign 2 $args to one wp_query

i need to excute posts from 2 search keywords & put all in one loop to showing by using WP-Query i have trying array_merge but this not worked for me so my last code is: please note: i need to ...
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Custom query with category exclusion and post-meta “whitelist”

I have two widgets, one shows News while the other shows everything except News (We'll call the second one Blog). The blog portion is currently working correctly. The News posts are either ...
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Search for pages with permalink

I'm searching for posts this way $args = array( 'name' => $permalink, 'post_type' => 'page', 'post_status' => 'publish', 'posts_per_page' => 1 ); $posts = get_posts( $args ); ...
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wp query by search in titles only & put the posts in loop

i need to get posts by search in posts title only not search in full post & put the posts in loop to show it in a slider Note : i need to get posts by keyword in title & put it in loop to ...
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Query Posts but only return 1 from a custom taxonomy?

I want to query my posts and only return one post from a custom taxonomy. Is this possible? Here is an example: I have a custom taxonomy called Author. I have 200 posts with various authors. I want ...
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WP Query / Meta Query [duplicate]

How can I use a meta query like this: >>>>>> KEY_X Conditional IS ABSOLUTELY REQUIRED <<<<<<<<<< array( 'key' => ...
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wp_query conditionally get posts

My wp_query gets posts starting at the 5th one, proceeding it is another loop for the first four, for styling reasons. How do I conditionally get the wrapper for these posts only if they exist? The ...
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Wordpress multi-query not returning as expected

I am trying to perform a merged query to get at most 6 posts from either the post post type and my events custom post type. The post query is based off of whether or not the Featured Image is set, and ...
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How to get the post terms from a child taxonomy

I have the following code that gets the slug of the taxonomy "author" from a custom post type "books" and gets the post from another custom post type "authors" that has the same slug. <?php ...
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How return normal search result using wp_ajax action for wordpress

I want the normal search result to be available when using the wp_ajax action. Is there a way to do execute the normal WP_Query for the parameters that are available in the current request? This is ...
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Register Taxonomy - What is `query_var`?

The Codex doesn't really explain it very well, what is it used for and how do I use it exactly?
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Can I use OR relation for one item when calling tax_query from WP_Query and use AND for the rest?

I am trying to refine search in wordpress template. Basically I want to use multiselect with . I am using array to store selected options like this: location[]=term1&location[]=term2 etc etc. This ...
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Trying to combine multiple Wordpress queries

I am trying to query multiple post types and meta values in Wordpress... the query is trying to fetch event post types with a featured meta key, as well as post post types with the featured image set. ...
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How to display only top level posts in loop via WP_Query?

How do I set my custom loop to only show top-level posts? I have a hierarchical custom post type and the archive page shows both the parent and child posts.
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Query posts and return XML

Here is the short and sweet of what I am hoping to do. I would like to have a way for external websites to query mine using a game title and they would get an XML back that contains the text of the ...
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Join two wp_query

So, i have custom posts with this settings: Example 1: have meta_key "price" Example 2: have meta_key "no_price" So, i want to list this posts ordered by "price". I just want to join these two wp ...
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Why is WP_Query not working with category_name?

Why on earth is this piece of code not working? $my_query = new WP_Query('category_name=feature'); while ($my_query->have_posts()) : $my_query->the_post(); echo 'test'; ...
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Insert images into wordpress post with a query

I have a Wordpress installation with 2.000 posts. Also in a separate table of my database I have a set of image paths and the filenames of the images, each image is assigned to each post of my ...