"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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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 ...
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wp_query not returning my custom post

I am using these helper classes to create a custom post but wp_query does not return any instances. Checked the source and as far as I can see the public has been set to true. The query is the ...
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Querying Term Posts in Loop

I'm trying to show my CPT Category along with any posts associated with it below the title. I have the first loop fine: <?php $cats = get_categories(array('taxonomy' => 'custtax', 'orderby' ...
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How do I run through a Wordpress loop called from a filter function?

So I'm trying to populate an Advanced Custom Fields selectbox with a nice complicated array based off some post data. I've been trying to do this by doing a custom query and loop through the returned ...
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WP Query Post Type with same Taxonomy name

This is what I have: Custom Post type "Books" with Taxononies/Categories "Genre" and "Author" Another Custom Post Type "Authors" which have all author pictures and bios. This is what I want to do: ...
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Custom template for password protected page

I have a password-protected page, for whom I'd like to use a custom template to query posts from a specific category. How can I achieve that query_posts should work only after users submit the ...
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Excluding posts from a category but only if they're not in multiple categories

I am looking to exclude a category in Wordpress. I am referring to the Wordpress Codex page on wp_query but I am having the following problem: I want to exclude posts from category 1, but if a post ...
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WP Query Wordpress Post Type with the same Taxonomy name

This is what I have: Custom Post type "Books" with Taxononies/Categories "Genre" and "Author" Another Custom Post Type "Authors" which have all author pictures and bios. This is what I want to do: ...
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Custom Page Template Category loop not functioning correctly

So after several attempts to correct this - It seems the pages not load but don't pull in the correct posts from each category. It just seems to pull in the same default posts whenever I click each ...
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Don't repeat posts from children in parent taxonomy query

I have a query on a page and I want to prevent it from returning posts in the parent term that have one of the child terms of the parent. For example: Parent 1 Child 1 Post 1 Post 2 NOT Parent ...
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How to get specific post meta by title or id

I have register bellow custom post type in function.php and I am using Advanced Custom Fields. Using advance custom field type I have added one image field and assigned to my Release custom post type. ...
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Update Post with Modified Data

Task is to take class from <pre class="php"></pre>, and add that class to <code></code> and wrap all content of <pre> into <code> after that. I am querying WP with ...
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if/else on custom query gives 200 OK when condition not met?

What? I am modifying my theme to show comments of a post on a separate page. How? Mostly based on this answer but with improved checks and code. So this is what my page-comments.php (kinda) looks ...
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WP_Query most viewed posts, in multiple Post Types, last 30 days, excluding a specific taxonomy term

OK so I'm about 90% done, the only part that keeps breaking is when I try to exclude a specific taxonomy term. Break down: Sorting: ('v_sort' => 'views') This is being done via the popular ...
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meta_query compare not doing what I want it to do

I'm trying to run a query that only shows posts if it's meta value has a date string that is LESS than the current date's string. An example is below; <?php $current = date('Ymd'); // Eg: ...
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Transient caching for wp query

I read about transient in the codex and some questions and answers here. So i'm developing a web app based on wp. It works now, but i want to optimize it. Users manage content regulary, so crud ...
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How do I get a meta value from WP_Query?

I've got the custom post type foo with meta fields called bar and baz. Now I get the WP_Query object using: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'foo', 'meta_key' => 'bar', ...
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Manipulating a query

I'm trying to use my own search form rather than default single-field form. So I made my fields and set the values to the query by using pre_get_posts hook. All things are well. Because of searching ...
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Get Post ID as a separate RSS feed item

I am looking for a way to display or echo each post ID within my RSS feed. Basically when I access my RSS feed site, I get the following XML items: <title>, <link>, <comments>, ...
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date_query seems to be ignored by wp_query

I'm altering my main wp_query in a pre_get_posts filter in order to improve my site search capabilities. I've successfully achieved searching in taxonomies, but I fail when it comes to the post date ...
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How to store and receive variables in WP sessions?

I have a form with some checkboxes and inputboxes selectboxes and it shows what the user wants via an ajax call. The problem is that when the user click on the item and the detail page is shown and ...
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Best way to detect if you are in a SINGLE POST page

So this may seem like a pretty menial thing, but follow me here. I'm trying to add some logic through the pre_get_posts action. This is the entire WP_Query object given to me. (see the end) Things I ...
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How to query for posts without a post_format

I have looked in the WP codex for an example which shows how to use a taxonomy query to retrieve a set of posts that have no post_format. IOW: 'All posts where an aside or quote or link...etc... ...
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Pagination in custom query not working [duplicate]

hi im trying to output pagination without any success. below is my code in a page-products.php template <?php $products_query = new WP_Query(array( 'post_type' => 'product', ...
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How to Order Posts by Custom Fields?

Can someone tell me why this is not working: $args = array( 'cat' => '2,39,30', 'orderby' => 'title', 'order' => 'ASC', 'orderby' => 'meta_value_num', 'meta_key' ...
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Compare WP Custom Field date

I had create a custom field "date" with this format 16/09/2013 (d/m/Y). How can i compare date and show only post with date from today ? This is my query that don't work !! $args = array( ...
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Get latest author posts inside the loop

I have a wordpress theme which needs to retrieve the latest 3 author posts which is simply straight forward but I have ran into a sticky problem. Because I am calling this from already within the: ...
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How to optimize multiple WP_Query() calls on one page?

The current site I'm building has a homepage that is going to have around 10 instances of WP_Query(). Some of them are going to pull a series of posts, while others are targeted at one single post ...
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Exclude taxonomy term from all loops, but having it on widget

I have excluded a custom post type taxonomy term from all posts like this: add_action( 'pre_get_posts', 'exclude_category_posts' ); function exclude_category_posts( $the_query ) { $taxquery = ...
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Custom Category Page Not Working [duplicate]

Under "Settings" => "Reading", I have set "Blog pages show at most" to 6. I have created a category called 1970s where one can see all the best Rock albums of the decade -> Meanwhile, I have created ...
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Query Not working as expected

So I wrote a rather - unattractive function - a while ago and I was re-factoring some code and I realized my query function doesn't work ... I recently made a post about how my tansient posts were ...
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Get random posts between specific dates / of specific age

I need to get post IDs from a custom post type randomly and the posts are posted within 30 days. But I can't really find a solution. How can I do it? This is my query. ...
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Multiple loops on a Search result page?

I have a custom template that displays search results based on a plugin. The wp_query contains all the taxonomy information to show the proper posts. How can I have two loops on the same results ...
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Attaching multiple custom taxonomies to one CPT?

So I've been developing a complex CPT lately and something came up that made me realize I need a second custom Taxonomy on the CPT. Is this impossible? Also I'm currently using tags as well, so the ...
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Trouble with pagination

So, been reading tons of posts on here and int he Codex but just not having any luck. I have a custom post type called Work. On my portfolio page I have "posts_per_page" set to 12. In total in this ...
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Getting Year & Date inside wpdb [duplicate]

I am creating a shortcode to display data based on some options. function dot_irt_top_posts ( $atts, $content = null ) { // get our variable from $atts extract(shortcode_atts(array( ...
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Fallback if statement based on the number filtered from it

I'm trying to add three ads on a page. I have a custom post type called 'ads' and I'm using advanced custom fields to add a start date an end date and an option to select which pages to associate them ...
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Replacing raw database query to WP_Query

I have a plugin which displayed the top most voted posts in a list with the vote count. The code is placed here: https://gist.github.com/hchouhan/6727356 function ...
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Can't sort order of wp_query with 2 meta keys

I'm trying to display custom post types by excluding the sold ones but also by displaying them in alphabetical order from the county meta_key. I'm trying to use pre_get_posts but I'm not sure that ...
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exclude custom post type by meta key in wp_query

I'm trying to display a custom post type (properties) and exclude posts that have a certain meta value (sold). Is there a way that I can do this? I have this for my code so far: ...
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Ordering a mysql style datetime stamp with meta_query

I have a custom post type field that I am storing data in called football_game_datetime. Example format and values for this field are examples like: "2013-10-31 14:00:00", "2013-09-16 20:00:00", ...
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meta_query with array as value with multiple arrays

Already got some clues on how to do this, see here: meta_query with array as value but i am confused over multiple meta_queries like this: for ($i=0; $i< count($amenities); $i++) { ...
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Converting an existing query_posts to WP_Query

I am having trouble trying to convert my query_posts loop that is bugging out to a WP_Query, was hoping someone may have some luck looking at it: This is my old loop: <article ...
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Can't get pagination to work with this WP_Query loop

I know pagination isn't as straight forward with WP_Query as it is with other loop types but normally I don't have a problem with it. I'm editing a site for a client and this is their current loop; ...
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Getting grandchildren of a post with a specified custom taxonomy?

I have an hierarchical custom post type called Geographies, wherein each Geography is assigned to a custom taxonomy (geographytype): Area, Country, Region or City. The hierarchy is set as follows: ...
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is_page() not working from within a plugin

In my plugin I'm doing: function get_user_strains() { $userID = get_current_user_id(); $args = array( 'post_type' => 'strain', 'orderby' => 'post_date', ...
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Query Posts by Tag and exclude

Is it possible to only include posts with a specific tag in this query? <?php $query = new WP_Query (array('showposts' => 5, 'orderby' => 'date', 'order' => 'DESC')); ...
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loop through custom post types with meta data

I'm really curious as to how might be the quickest way to loop through a custom post type with meta data. I have some code that works but it's slow. I'm using wp_query and it works. I have also a ...
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Transient pagination not working properly

So I wrote the following to create a transient: $wp_object_i_created = new WP_Query('cat=1'); set_transient('category_one_posts', $wp_object_i_created, 60*60*1); Ok so then I decided "Ya know lets ...