"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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Trending Tags based on post views

I'm looking to display a list of the most trending tags on my wordpress blog - based on views that the posts within these tags have had, with a max tag count of around 10. I've looked into the ...
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Filtering loop by query string in select option (custom field)

I'm trying to filter out some posts on a page template by a custom field. I could be attempting to solve this problem the wrong way - but I think a query string would be best here. Please advice if ...
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Archive - Show Page Month Headers

Trying to output posts on an archive page with date titles. Ideally this can be a single query so I can paginate the archive. Currently I can call multiple queries for each date item but I don't think ...
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Custom loop - Isolating post meta output depending on current query taxonomy terms

I have started constructing is a page to display a series of products based on certain criteria. Each product is part of two separate taxonomies, one for brand and one for product size (each product ...
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WP_Query with offset and 'orderby' => 'rand', offset not working

I have the following situation: on my index.php I am showing the most recent 20 posts using WP_Query(). On the same page in another section I would like to display 3 more random posts from the archive ...
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Duplicates with WP_Query loop

I'm showing on my front page only posts with featured image. My problem is that on every next page load I receive the same results aka getting duplicates. I'm using ordering by custom field. Any ...
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WP_Query with custom post type search showing all results every time

I'm working on building a search form for some custom post type. Problem is, the search yields the same results every time, which is all posts of that custom type. Please advice: Code: Search form: ...
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Using WP_Query in “parse_query” or “pre_get_post” in Posts2Posts

UPDATE: The hook is working with "classic" Wordpress filter (like post__in), so it's probably a Posts2Posts issue. I'm still looking for suggestions if someone has any idea. ORIGINAL POST I'm ...
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Display only posts with thumbnail using WP_Query

I'm having hard times with showing only posts which have featured images using the loop. My PHP level is basic and any help will be really useful. So basically this is my original code : if( ...
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Add search box in Bootstrap slider carousel

I'm using the Wordpress theme 'evolve' which uses a Bootstrap slider on the front page with a 'Learn More' button on it. How do I add a search box instead of the 'learn more' button which will ...
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When WP_Query only returns 1 post, how do I automatically redirect to that post?

I've been searching around for a few hours now and can't figure out how to do this. Seems really simple. I've seen lots of redundant examples on how to redirect to a single post when a search result ...
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423 queries in 6.098 seconds

For a few months now, i'm facing a lot of difficulties with one of my websites being too slow and i'm guessing the reason behind this could be the number of queries. At the moment these are the ...
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When should you use WP_Query vs query_posts() vs get_posts()?

It seems like half the tutorials in the Codex and around the blogosphere use query_posts() and half use WP_Query. What's the deal?
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Select random post every day

I am looking for a script to select 1 random post per day in Wordpress. I found the code below, but this keeps gathering a new post every time I refresh the page: <?php function ...
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How do I check if there is a tag in the title

I have many post with multiple tags ex: AMOS LEE, FOO FIGHTERS,TAYLOR SWIFT Post only have one of the tags in the title ex: “The Man Who Wants You” – Amos Lee How would I scan the_title() and go ...
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Weird Behaviour: Not all Wordpress Posts appearing

My wordpress posts have vanished on my dashboard but remain in the database? Meaning I have many 404 errors. All (52) | Published (4) | Drafts (7) | Trash (2) TOTAL =11 items (Note how theres only ...
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Targeting specific pages in the loop

I am having a custom query that calls in pages in an array like so: <?php $args = array( 'post__in' => array( 2, 7, 9, 11, 13 , 15, 17 ), 'post_type' => 'page', 'orderby' => ...
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Pagination with custom SQL query

I have my own SQL string to select Custom Post Type posts with specific WHERE clause. I've used the offset and limit to return appropriate posts depending on a page being displayed. That's working ...
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Search format not matching taxonomy query

I have inherited some code in this project. This search works. I can click on each individual taxonomy and see the results displayed on my page. However, I would like this to extend the search rather ...
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/page/2/ not showing

I am having a weird issue where when clicking on the pagination links the page just refreshes. The links are pointing to the proper pages(/page/2/) but when clicked, they do not show in the url. This ...
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Using get_term_by to get tag id

I want to get posts that do not have a certain tag. I am having trouble retrieving the tag-id. The term id comes up as 0. Here is my code: $tag_name = 'my-sticky'; $tag = get_term_by( 'name', ...
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option select form always deleting the sql query

I have this form: <tr class="user-statusz-wrap"> <th><label for="statusz"><?php _e('Státusz') ?></label></th> <td> <select type="text" ...
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WP Query - Group by relation (custom post type)

I have a custom post type Office. An office has an address, email, ... . An office also has a relation with a custom post type Region. So an Office must have a relation with a relation with one ...
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WP_Query inside an existing wp_query stops next post showing

I have a query that is showing the 5 latest posts on my homepage from the blog. After the second post I have added a div #more-news then the posts carry on in order after this. This was all working ...
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Create query for both custom post type and category

I have a custom post type called articles and have category = news I want to make a query from the two parts to get content from (cpt=articles, category=news) in the same query? How can I achieve ...
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Restrict a query for custom field

I am using a plug in, which stores tickets as posts (Awesome Support Plugin) in the plugin classes, there is a function to restrict the tickets loading in the admin panel, basically to show tickets ...
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How to filter Wordpress menu by tag name of the post

I have a simple wordpress theme installed on my server. The url is : http://urhalpool.com/wp/ I have used tagging against my post and those post added to my top and left menu. When I am filtering by ...
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WP_Query returning no results

I have the following code to merge 3 different queries: <div class="features-list"> <?php $args1 = array ( 'post_type' => 'page', ...
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WP Query - duplicated posts once including tags in search results

I running WordPress on IIS & SQL server. As some of the plugins do not work correctly with DB ABSTRACTION I am using a lot of functions.php filters as so on. To make my search results include ...
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SELECT * FROM $wpdb->posts WHERE ID > 160

I would like to retrieve all posts and relative tag with ID greater than 160. I tried: '$args=array( 'post_type' => 'post', 'post_status' => 'publish', 'posts_per_page' => 5, 'orderby'=> ...
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Whats the difference between post_limits and pre_get_posts?

Because of the lack of documentation about post_limits, its hard to learn more about this function and when to use it. Never used it before or seen it used so maybe its not to be used? function ...
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wp_query get attachments in larger size

I'm using wp_query to get all attachments, and it works, but I wonder how could I get attachments in full size because this query returns images in medium. <?php $args = array('post_status' ...
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Showing specific post in order of array wp_query

I have displayed some specific post ID's in a custom template with wp_query. I am struggling to figure out how to make these in order. I want to show 1682 first and 1540 last. They do not show this ...
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I wan to process the following js to process the AJAX Request on my function to calculate author Total Post views

This is my Ajax Handler function function get_total_post(user_ID) { jQuery.ajax({ type: 'post', url: ajaxforall.ajaxurl, cache: false, data: { action: ...
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Most view topic posted in last 24 hours

I have this query to get most post views. I want to retrieve top 3 most viewed topic which are posted in last 24 hours. If the website gets less than 3 topics from last 24 hours it has to retrive the ...
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WP_Query to show post from a category OR custom field - Not 100% answered

Regarding answer provided by birgirethis to this post: wp-query-to-show-post-from-a-category-or-custom-field I found one issue with your solution. The two inner joins (term_relationships and ...
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WP_Query to show post from a category OR custom field

I am looking for a way to show posts that belongs to a specific category or if they have a custom field. If I specify both parameter 'cat' => '9' and 'meta_key' => 'featured' in query arguments ...
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Force Wordpress to be more random

I use a random wp_query to load 3 posts from over 600 posts in total with this query. <?php $args = array( 'post_type' => 'post', 'cat' => ...
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Display post meta conditionally based on it's value

I have a custom field that's a radio button with 3 choices (yes, no, other). What I'd like to do is the following: [If custom field value is yes] Display something here [elseIf custom field value ...
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Correct Way To Run Multiple Queries Sharing Some Base Data

I need to run three queries on the same page. The 'core' query is the same all three times - selecting posts in a particular taxonomy. I then need to run three queries on that subset looking for ...
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(How) Can I use 'wild cards' on the left hand side of an array argument?

I've spent all day trying to work out how to do this, and have only advanced a little - and that's mainly in finding methods that DON'T work. Am hoping someone knows something or can see something ...
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WP_Query doesn't get sticky post at the top, when used in a page template

I'm creating a theme in which I've created a page template called page_default-blog.php to be used for creating a blog page. In this file I have the following code: $paged = (get_query_var('page')) ? ...
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Prevent duplicate post from dynamic multiple loops

I was trying to list 20 recent posts, and put a post from custom post type on every 5th item. So it's like: Post Post Post Post Post Custom Post Type Post Post Post Post Post Custom Post Type .. and ...
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how to query for meta_value have array

I have array in post_meta like this: array( 'option1' => 'true', 'option2' => 'true', 'option3' => 'false', option4' => 'true', 'option5' => 'false' ) and I would ...
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Reset Wordpress Post Query to default

i am in a situation, i am creating a custom wordpress theme but i am stuck over something. in my index/home page, firstly i am displaying 6 posts by category like below <?php $posts = ...
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Infinite scoll on search page not working

i have implemented infinite scroll feature to my custom wordpress theme which is working fine on home/index page but i search page of my theme the infinite scroll is not working properly. The Problem ...
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Show only one post for each author ( Page loads too slow )

I want to show only one latest post by each author and found this code that it working. However, it takes too long to load the page since I have over 100K authors and 100K posts in database. How can I ...
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post_type is ignored by WP_Query when 'tag' argument is included

I've created a function to call in a page template, inside of which is the following query: $custom_news = new WP_Query(array( 'post_type' => array('post', 'resource', 'job'), ...
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meta_query on a date range using an array of values

How can I do a query to return the post if the custom field array contains a date that is within the specified range? The query below is basically what I am after but it does not work... // the ...
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pass parameters through variable to WP_QUERY

I'm trying to use the plugin PrivateContent to limit access to certain pages/categories. I have a function (getAllowedCategories()) which reads PrivateContent access levels for the current user and ...