"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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Using rewind_posts for displaying multiple categories

My goal is to display 5 different categories that is randomly arranged. I would like just to call them in one wp_query to lessen the load. My problem is the loop seems to be not showing the conditions ...
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Query_posts works when appending via AJAX call wp_query doesn't?

I'm appending some posts on a click event to a twentyeleven child theme. For some reason though it only works when I use the query_posts loop and not a wp_query loop. For instance here's my wp_query ...
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custom query to get posts

I want to create custom links like mydomain.com/custom_page/cat=ABC&tag=XYZ So that when a user clicks on the link s/he can see all posts in the category 'ABC' having tag 'XYZ' For this I've ...
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Undefined WP_Query::has_posts()?

This must be wrong. I was testing something so I did: $queried_post = new WP_Query(array('posts_per_page' => 5, 'offset'=> 1, 'category' => 1)); var_dump($queried_post->has_posts()); ...
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How can I save an array from a random post sequence for later use?

I'm building a random workout generator on Wordpress to help with my fitness, and am stuck at saving random post arrays for later reference. I'll explain. The generator should work in two main ...
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Multiple queries on Home Page - page load/site speed issue

I acquainted a client who designed his own fashion magazine site. My company handed the project to me to make it with WordPress. When I was making the complete template for the site, I found his ...
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How to order query by numeric meta value?

I cannot order my query by meta value by numbers, and ordering by post order does not work too. This is my code: <?php $args = array( 'posts_per_page' => '-1', 'post_type' => ...
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WP_Query do not include posts with a certain value in a custom field -

I am trying to grab the 5 most recent posts and have it exclude posts in an array that is already defined ($exclude), sticky posts and any posts that are checked off as a featured post (i.e. with the ...
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Better to make new wp_query or only modify main query each time?

I have a theme where I need multiple queries for each column. Is it better to modify the main query with pre_get_post and reset the loop or create a new query for each of my columns?
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How to filter multiple queries with search?

My theme has two columns, each column has it's own query. When I do a search on my theme, it only filters the main query and not my secondary query that is on my second column. How do I do that?
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how to fire join query with post_meta

I have print sql query that runs within 'posts_where' filter and its like: SELECT wp_posts.* FROM wp_posts WHERE 1=1 AND wp_posts.post_type = 'shop_order' AND post_date >= '2013-08-26' AND ...
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Looking for a way to exclude frontpage and nav menu from query filter

maybe I'm thinking about this the wrong way, but I need to: A) exclude posts in queries site-wide (minus frontpage and navbar) based on a comparison with a meta_value, and B) orderby a differnt ...
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Only display authors who have posts

I am using the code below to display all authors and their posts (in a custom post type called "publication"). This works, however it also lists users who do not have posts. How can I adapt this code ...
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Excluded category from loop

I'm using this to exclude a particular category from the loop. It DOES that, but it also does this: On my PAGES, it displays the posts from the categories other than this one which is excluded. /** ...
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How to set a custom post type to have viewable future posts

I've setup a CPT to act the same ways as posts but used to post event details. Thing is that some of the posts are in the future and such have a future date set on them. Problem is that normal users ...
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Query last updated posts (posts updated in the last 24 hours)

I'm having some difficulty to find an example of how to create a loop with posts that had been updated in the last 24 hours. My idea is to have a page of posts or perhaps on the index.php a lists of ...
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Query to get last posts from authors of blog

Firstly I get user with role "author". $author_args = array( 'role' => 'author' ); $authors_list = get_users($author_args); Nextly I reform array $author_list = array(); ...
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Tell wordpress to show a single page instead of an archive

So I have multiple custom parameters in the url, and at some point when the query reaches 3 parameters (e.g. ...
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Pagination in custom loop [duplicate]

I thought I know how to add pagination to a custom loop and I've seen these questions and tutorials: Pagination not working with custom loop ...
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Attempt to display site authors in a carousel - User Image not Outputting inside li tags

I am attempting to display the authors of my site in a jquery carousel but for some reason my images are outputted outwith the li tags and I don't know why. Code functions.php function ...
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Get list of months with posts

I am trying to add a filter on my custom theme based on post month, similar with the archives but with some differences. What is the best way to get a list of months in witch we have posts? Thanks, ...
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JSON: schedule creation of json file

After some research I've managed to create a json file which I use as input for Twitter's typeahead (prefetch). On my website I have several hundreds of events and several thousands of artists (both ...
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Why doesn't my WP Meta Query return any results?

Is it not OK to accept a value from $_GET as the key in a WP Meta Query? I'm not sure why this code doesn't return any results... BOTH the queries for Price as well as bedrooms do not return any ...
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How to filter by custom post type in taxonomy archive pages

I have two custom types. One called "Questions" and other called "Files". They both share a custom taxonomy called "Types". Everything works fine, however if I go to the "Types" link inside my ...
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Storing query variable and then using wp_reset_query

I want to use a pagination function with a custom posts query (to get posts from a specific category). My pagination function gets the query from global $wp_query; So in the following code I have ...
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show/hide attachments

Is there a way to show/hide attachments in my case images on a post. What I want is to mark an image as "hidden" and then only show it to the admin and hide hidden images from a normal user I know ...
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Can I specify post__in for one particular post type in the query?

I want to do something like this $query_args = array( 'post_type' => array( 'cpt_1', 'cpt_2' ), 'post__in' => array( 1, 3, 5, 7 ) ); where I can specify which post type the post__in ...
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Show selected images on top in Media Manager

I've searched numerous StackOverflow and Wordpress Awnsers questions, but I couldn't find any solution that matches my situation or even remotely points me in the right direction. I have a custom ...
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Pagination only won't work in author template

I using custom $wp_query for most of my archive pages like, taxonomy,index,category and author page. Everything working fine, except one weird thing - the author template page pagination failed to ...
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posts2posts query using connected_items array issue [closed]

My setup is as follows I hava a custom post type named 'events' and a custom post type named 'genres' which I link with scribu's Posts2Posts plugin. Each event can have multiple genres linked to it. ...
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Select custom posts by meta_value and sort by a different meta value

I have my query set up like this: $article_query = new WP_Query(array( 'meta_key' => 'issue', 'meta_value' => $post->ID , 'post_type' => ...
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Multiple Query_Posts

I am trying to put a query_posts inside a WP_query. Anything after my query_posts doesn't work properly. Here is my code. What am I doing wrong? <?php $args = array( 'post_type' => ...
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Ajax load more button in Recent posts widget

I create Recent posts widget and i trying to create load more button for it to get more Recent posts links by ajax ,is there any tutorial for how to make it?
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How to check if a WP_Query has data

I have the following WP_Query, which works great: <h4>Frequently Asked Questions</h4> <ul class="faq"> <?php $args = array( 'post_type' => 'questions', ...
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Problem while filtering by 'category_name'

I have the following code in order to display a custom WP_Query: <ul> <?php $args = array( 'post_type' => 'preguntas', 'posts_per_page' => 50, 'category_name' => ...
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Meta box dropdown of custom posts

I am trying to display a dropdown select metabox on the "add new" page of a custom post type which displays a drop down list of titles from a separate custom post type ( it's an effort to relate the ...
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How can I get the first 50% of all posts (within a custom post type)?

I'm trying to make a multi column layout. Seen as CSS3 adoption of column layouts is still thin on the ground, I was thinking maybe I could grab the first half of all my posts (and then the second), ...
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query by meta value then date and not empty meta value

So i have a query like this function filter_where( $where = '' ) { // posts in the last 7 days $where .= " AND post_date > '" . date('Y-m-d', strtotime('-3 ...
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wordpress ajax relationship query

Using the relationship field from Advanced Custom Fields I link artists to events. Both these artist and events are custom post types. For each event, the post IDs of the related artists are stored in ...
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Compare “Main” post ID to ID inside wp_query loop

I have a video viewing section on my site. The single post template displays a large area where the video plays and then there's a column of thumbnails representing other videos along the right side. ...
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Issue with sorting by post date and custom post type

I'm having a strange issue with sorting by post date. I created a slideshow post type and it does by default order by post date but If I change the date posted through the admin the order doesn't ...
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Orderby comment_count ignored if multiple orderby values

I'm trying to order my archive page by comment_count then title. add_action( 'pre_get_posts', 'my_change_sort_order'); function my_change_sort_order($query) { if (is_archive()) { ...
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Event with multiple dates, display events chronologically

I've been breaking my head over this for days now and can't seem to figure it out (with the limited knowledge I have). I want to achieve the following: I have a custom post type 'Events'. Each event ...
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Access to Instance Variables from WP_Query

If I make a query to the wordpress database to pull the five most recent posts of some kind, and I would like to do a different treatment to each of them, is there a way to access the individual ...
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Posts2Posts, wp_query and orderby issue

I've been working on this issue for several hours now and I'm stumped. The following query refuses to accept any orderby directive. NOTE: This is running on a single-cpt.php page within the normal WP ...
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confirm my booking with phone number

I have created a booking form on front-end, and there is also "confirm my booking" page. once you submit your booking form. and it stored on "booking" custom post and saved post meta (such as phone ...
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What query to append the 10 next posts?

I am loading more posts with ajax when clicking on a button. There is 4 posts when you arrive on the page and everytime you click on the button, it needs to load 4 more. What query would I need to ...
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Multiple Rows in a <table> using wp_query

I am displaying posts in a grid (4 posts wide by 2 posts high). I am using a table. In order to get the content to display on the second row, I am using two wp_queries (one on each row) because I ...
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How to print the excuted sql right after its execution

I am searching for a way by which i can print the executed sql query just after the : $wpdb->query( $wpdb->prepare("INSERT INTO tbl_watchprosite ...
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max_num_pages says 4, yet I am only able to navigate to the third page

Current query: if ( get_query_var('paged') ) { $paged = get_query_var('paged'); } else if ( get_query_var('page') ) {$paged = get_query_var('page'); } else {$paged = 1; } $args_main = array( ...