"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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Retrieving list of a custom post type in a widget without using WP_Query?

I'm using the following widget to retrieve a list of the custom post type jobs: class FeaturedJobsWidget extends WP_Widget { function FeaturedJobsWidget() { $widget_ops = array('classname' ...
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How to find what index page a post is on?

Here is a simple example of what I am wanting to figure out. Say I have WordPress set to show 5 posts per page. And say I there is a post 17 posts back chronologically. The formula would be 17 / 5 ...
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How do you Query posts with nothing in common?

We can get multiple posts manually in a page, but that's generated in a template, AFTER the default query returned something else (page/post, etc) How do you query multiple posts in a public query, ...
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Perform query with meta_value date

I am trying to perform a query on a custom-type post using the value of a custom field. This field contains a string date: dd.mm.yyyy. The post type name is 'event' The custom field name is ...
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Filtering a WP_Query meta_query by numeric values isn't working

That was a very dense title. I have a custom post type "event" which has a Date/Time picker field "event_date" thanks to the Advanced Custom Fields plugin. This Date/Time picker saves a UNIX ...
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Get Posts in a Custom Post Type category

I have trouble in getting post in a custom post type category. I have code below but it doesnt work well. It still get posts in another category. <?php $query= null; $paged = ...
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Delete data from custom table when deleting a post

I want to delete post id form my custom table, when deleting a post. I have tried this way, nothing happened. Please help. add_action('delete_post', 'delete_data'); function delete_data($post_id) { ...
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WP_Query order custom post type with certain meta key value by post modified date

I have this query to show custom post type "property", and it works really well but the "orderby" statement, that is completely ignored... $args = array( 'post_type' => CUSTOM_POST_TYPE1, ...
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Reverse chronology of post listing

I"m working on modifying a theme that is based on 2010. I want to make the posts on this blog display earliest to oldest, but I don't see how to do this in the theme: I understand I need to add . ...
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WP_query : meta_key with custom rule for specific value

I'm a bit stuck with a WP_Query code. Here it is : $args = array( 'post_type' => 'post', 'meta_query'=> array( 'key' => 'karma', 'compare' => '>=', ...
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Mysql query and order meta value

I made a mysql query to WordPress like this: $querystr = " SELECT $wpdb->posts.* FROM $wpdb->posts, $wpdb->postmeta WHERE $wpdb->posts.ID = $wpdb->postmeta.post_id AND ...
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Querying Multiple Custom Taxonomy Terms

I created a new taxonomy called 'country' and have two terms items inside it: 'USA' and 'Canada'. How do I go about querying this info? I have a filter page with two checkboxes: <input ...
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If Query In Sidebar

I'm trying to create a query that IF there is a value in the 'FeaturedQuote' custom field, then this shows <h3 class="featuredquote"><blockquote><span ...
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Warnings in nav-menu when visiting query pages

Using query-wrangler, similar to drupal's views, I created some query pages. When I visit these pages, in the top-navigation-menu there is this warning: Warning: in_array() expects parameter 2 to be ...
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Is there a way to make this kind of loop shorter and nicer?

Here is my loop code, i want to call different page templates for different pages. Please notice that this is a one-page-layout. <?php $args = array( 'post_type' => 'page' );?> <!-- get ...
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Insert data in custom table during new post creation

I want to in insert data in my custom db table when creating a post. Suppose there are three categories (php, wordpress & jquery). When i create a post in wordpress, i want to insert post id and ...
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How can I display sticky posts at first in wp_query?

I'm looking for a long time, but I could not find a solution. I'm not a coder. Please help me. Here is my wp_query code; $my_query = new WP_Query('category_name=animals&showposts=10'); while ...
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Gallery shortcode numerical sorting

When I try to sort a Gallery created through the [gallery] shortcode by numerical titles I get them sorted in alphabetical order. That means that they are sorted like so: 1, 3, 34, 4, 56, 6, etc. ...
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How does Show Posts based on a keyword search work in WP_Query

I am wondering how the search go through by defining 's' parameter in WP_Query. For example if I have a post assigned to "East" term in taxonomy "Direction", the post didn't mention any "East" or ...
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Query recent posts by author

I'm fairly new to wordpress but trying to get recent posts by a specific author. The following code displays only most recent bog posts. I am using a custom field to get the author ID. EDIT by ...
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WP_Query returns more results than expected

I've written a query that is supposed to return all attachments called "no-image" (is part of a function that handle images fallback when there isn't a featured image), the if I get some result, the ...
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Trying to find a way to query post like normal search would do. within search.php page

I have a costume search in a site i am making. When a user search a certain term, i want to display category list with a count of how many posts are found with in that category. I thought of a way ...
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Filter WordPress posts by between parameter

How to filter WordPress posts by a taxonomy and between parameter? Consider a mobile website with "memory size" taxonomy, I need to show posts that have more than 256 mb memory and less than 768 mb. ...
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Pagination problem by using WP_Query

Sorry for me, if I use incorrect words or sentenses, my English is poor, i.e. I'm from Russia. I have problem with pagination by using WP_query and pagination links like next_posts_link and ...
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Custom URL parameters in template files

SETUP I want to pull a query variable from the URL and use it on my single post template (single.php). For example: mysite.com/2011/07/29/testPost/?myvar=someValue To do so, I added the custom query ...
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add_filter and remove_filter added before and after wp_query

I have just started with WordPress Development, and found following block of code online (in some tutorial) function filter_where( $where = '' ) { // posts in the last 30 days $where .= " AND ...
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Display posts from a category

I am trying to display a bunch of posts from a single category on the category page, using multiple loops. <div id="featured-content" class="clearfix"> <? // assign the variable as current ...
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next_posts_link returns same content of 1st page

Pagination seems to work fine... I have 21 posts... and it will go to 3 pages... however... every page shows 10 posts and the same content as the first page.... <?php $temp = $wp_query; $wp_query= ...
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WP_Query can't exclude more than 1 author?

It seem wp_query have the problem where it does not accept more than 1 negative value in author argument. for example: $args = array('author=-2,-3,-4'); $newquery = WP_Query($args); This grab ...
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Using OR in WP_Query negates the “NOT EXISTS” compare

I'm attempting to filter posts by a custom field that either are equal to 'new' or have not been set yet. I'm able to get either of those meta_queries to work on their own but when I use them in an ...
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Using WP_Query and Query_post for the loop?

I am using the code below to call post from a certain Taxonomy term. My intentions are to mix that into the normal loop. I'm am not trying to create two different loops, but one loop that displays ...
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Highlight post in sidebar on single page

When you have a menu for say pages, it's easy to highlight your current page, since WP puts a class on it. But what I have is a sidebar with the 20 latest posts in a loop and a separate main content ...
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404 on Pages for Custom Post Type & Query_Posts

It took me quite a while to find a good solution for ordering a custom post type by two custom meta keys. When I finally got it working, I found out the pagination no longer works. I've tried dozens ...
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Custom Post Query Combined with Conditional Tags

Is it possible to combine displaying a list of custom post types on a single page depending on conditional tags? Below is what I have so far, basically if there are 4 posts or less show the posts, if ...
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How to insert multiple postmeta values with one query?

I have a custom script/plugin I am using for myself that creates a post along with some postmeta information. Right now, I have multiple $wpdb->insert, but I would like to condense this down into ...
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creating wp query with posts with specific category

Im running a specific wp_query to show the thumbnails in a slider of a specific category. <?php $the_query = new WP_Query ('showposts=2', 'category_name=Events'); ?> This doesnt appear to be ...
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Finding a post's slug

I'm using wp_query() to get custom posts from the database. I want to list these out as links to the entries, so I'm thinking I could use the slugs. Sadly these don't seem to be included in the ...
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How to use WP_Query in a CPT achive page?

I can't get WP_Query to work in my custom-post-type archive page. Can someone please tell me what I'm doing wrong? I would appreciate any help. Here's the code in archive-bulletin.php: <?php ...
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Archive Listings Filtered by Date Values in a Custom Field/Post Meta?

(Moderator's Note: The original title was "using archive by date with a custom date") I'm adding an additional date to posts as a custom field. Now I want the archive to show posts by the custom date ...
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Create unique page without header.php for json feed

I have two WordPress sites on separate domains. I need to expose the latest posts within a category via a json feed on one site that I have to use for the other site. I'll need to hit a "hidden" url, ...
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Cant' Display Custom Post Type Title Base on Tax Terms

Trying to list all Custom Post Type titles based on filtered Custom Taxonomy Terms I am getting the list of all post titles instead of getting the list of Queried post. Here is the code I am using: ...
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Counting Posts of a Given Post Type Having a Specific Taxonomy?

(Moderator's note: The original title was "How to know the number of custom type posts having a specific taxonomy") I'm stuck with the function wp_count_posts()! I created custom post types called ...
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Multiple relationship for multiple tax_query in WP_Query

I want to use the WP_Query class to filter some of my posts. The problem I facing now is handling the taxonomy query. Normally, the wp_query only handle one relationship for tax_query (either AND or ...
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Problem with is_tax in WP_Query loop

The code below is the 2nd of 4 loops in "page-balls.php". Everything else is working correctly. I'm trying to display a tennis ball graphic if the post being retrieved has a the term "tennis-ball" ...
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WordPress | WP_Query does not return anything with s=a

I have the following code: $data = new WP_Query('s=a'); and the print_r returns the following data: WP_Query Object ( [query_vars] => Array ( [s] => a ...
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Next/Prev posts on same page

Hello WordPress Users, I'm stuck with a problem building my wordpress website and I can't figure out what to do about it. Currently I'm showing 2 posts form the category 'News' at the page 'News'. ...
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WP Paginate not working properly

Im creating a WP for a custom type post in a page template: <? global $paged; global $notquery; $temp = $notquery; $notquery = ...
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How to trigger 404 for custom query var?

How can you trigger a 404 when using custom query vars? I've got re-write rules written for a custom query var, but if you were to request a URL for the query var that should technically be a 404 it ...
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wp_query should show stickies first

I have the problem that my theme is for some reason always showing the latest posts at first. I would however like it to show all stickies at first and then show the regular ones. Here is the code: ...
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Changing the meta_query of the main query based on custom query_vars and using pre_get_posts

I've registered custom rewrite rules and query_vars to use for displaying a list of events based on ISO date format. For example when a user requests the URL, http://site.com/by-date/2013-04-04/, my ...