"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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Inject post into feed

We have a promo post, and if this promotional post is published, I want to inject it into every tag feed that meets our criteria. I figured it would be possible by modifying $query via $query->set(), ...
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Action hook “wp_insert_post” works but not for last imported post

I want to run a custom function whenever posts are imported to my custom post type. I am currently running this code - function on_post_import($post){ global $wpdb; $results = ...
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Show posts between two Custom Fields date

I'm trying to fetch all the posts from today to next week by using some custom fields inside posts, using Advanced Custom Fields. Everything was working until now, because it doesn't show posts from ...
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Minimising Database Queries when using Advanced Custom Fields

I'm working on a page which lists staff members for a large company and trying to minimise the number of times I'm forced to query the database as it gets quite complex and slow. 'person' is a ...
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Query & the_content() is showing in the header

This post is about two things: All the results of this query are posting to the header of the Page not on the content area as they should. Do you know of a solution as to why this is happening and ...
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Use 'parse_query' filter to show posts that from multiple criteria

I am trying to filter the Posts page in the WordPress admin to show posts that meet the criteria for "A" -or- the criteria for "B". I've scoured documentation and can't find a good way to do this. ...
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Custom Plugin - Query CPT - Display Results

This code is going into a sample Plugin I am creating as a test using CPT and print them to a Page. I have been trying to get print_r() to give me an object. The custom post types are posting - ...
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Pre_get_posts Gives 404 on Custom Post Type

I'm trying to filter the query on a sub page called "Ask Question" to list all of the recent questions submitted by users, but I get a 404 when going to the page. Flushing the permalink structure did ...
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WordPress ignoring LIMIT / posts_per_page despite being in wp_query

Using WP query: $myquery = new WP_Query( array( 'posts_per_page' => $instance['count'], 'meta_key' => 'mywp_post_views_count', 'orderby' => 'meta_value_num', 'order' => ...
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Exclude posts by a guest author still making it accessible from direct url

How to exclude posts by a guest author from category, archive, search and tag pages but still accessible from direct url. I do not want to delete these posts, but is it possible that they are not ...
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How to access $wp_query object from array of posts given by get_posts?

I have a simple custom query driven by get_posts: <ul> <?php $args = array('post_type' => 'event', 'numberposts' => 6 ); $myposts = get_posts( $args ); foreach( $myposts as $post ) : ...
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Query posts from multiple post types sorted by overarching menu order

I have three different post types named activity, publication and project. I want all posts from these three post types to appear on one page on my website ordered by an overarching menu position. ...
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How to extract information from a wp_query result?

Background: I'm using a wordpress theme called skt full width. I am modifying their front page slideshow, so that it displays six random images instead of six pre-selected images. I have a custom ...
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How to get to a specific position in wp_query?

Background: I'm trying to display images in a slideshow, and I want to select those pictures randomly from the website's media. The image has a custom field in order to be selected for being the ...
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Proper Array Setup

I'm having real trouble getting this to function right, basically I'm tweaking an array for the related products section of WooCommerce for WP, but it's not really a plugin issue more of a general ...
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WP_Query post at custom position

Lets say I have a custom query which based on two custom post types: $wp_query = new WP_Query(array( 'post_type' => array('post-type-1', 'post-type-2'), 'post_status' => ...
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Offset WP_Query by negative 1

I have an event loop and I'm wondering if it's possible to offset the loop by -1, so the prev and next posts of the current post are shown. EDIT - Thanks for your comments, I think I can clarify. ...
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Should 'setup_postdata()' be reset with 'wp_reset_postdata()'?

Starting with an example makes more sense, so here's an example function: function seo_meta_tags() { global $post; if( is_singular() ) { setup_postdata( $post ); ...
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How can I display excerpts of my Recent posts on my static homepage?

I am using the openstrap theme. I want a static home page on my Wordpress website, I have already set this up and have a bit of content on it, the next step is I want to have atleast 4 most recent ...
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Get list of WP Updates Across Sites

Is there a way to query a WP site to see the number of updates currently available? I'm not really looking for a list of the actual updates, just the number. This would be the total number of ...
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ACF accessing a field from the query, but not in post

I'm not sure if this is possible - but checking before re-writing the template. I've extended wp_query to allow for a geocode/location search to be performed. This is working in itself and returning ...
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Why WP_Query('showposts=5') shows only 1 post?

I am trying to do a simple query to get the latest 5 posts into an unordered list, but this is only showing 1 result even though I have several posts. I even did an offset, but it shows the next post ...
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WP Query - posts only by specific user

I have problem. I need insert this wp query $cust_loop = new WP_Query( 'author=123' ); But I cant remove the $args from $cust_loop = new WP_Query($args); And i tried everything like$cust_loop = new ...
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Custom navigation : show posts in sets of 4

I am trying to reproduce an existing site design in wordPress. The site has a sidebar navigation that shows 4 posts at a time, see here: http://www.davidrich.net/david-rich-paintings/1-1 I you click ...
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meta_query with meta values as serialize arrays

I'm working on a project in which I'm creating a custom post type and custom data entered via meta boxes associated with my custom post type. For whatever reason I decided to code the meta boxes in ...
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List all Custom Post Type posts excluding certain Taxnomy term

I'm writing a theme in which I've registered "Services" as Custom Post Type that supports "Type of Service" Custom Taxonomy. I want to list all the posts of type "Services" except those which have ...
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Geo location query inside wp_query?

I am building a simple property search website using Wordpress. One of the requirements is for a search tool to search for properties available for sale / to rent based on number of bedrooms etc. ...
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WP_Query pagination not working in admin area

I've created a custom plugin page. On this page, I list posts using wp_query(). It works fine. I want to add pagination, but it doesn't work, even when I'm using the code provided within codex: ...
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wp_query in form method of widget breaks customizer

In the "form" method of one of my widgets I make a query to offer the user some posts to choose from, like this: <?php $products = new WP_Query( array( 'post_type' => ...
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WP_Query with meta_value_num and meta_query not paged correctly

I have a strange thing with my WP_Query, where isn't paged correctly. $args=array( 'post_type' => 'post', 'post_status' => 'publish', 'posts_per_page' => $limit, // 10 ...
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Optimising specific Query with ACF meta objects

Is there any way I can improve the following query without touching the server, as it's taking around 5-6 seconds to execute, the SQL is outputing as: SELECT wp_posts.* FROM wp_posts INNER JOIN ...
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Function using get_posts() with tax_query not working when called from functions.php

I want to get an array of all the 'bands' in taxonomy 'types', and use the array later on in other functions etc. I have a utilities.php file that I require() in functions.php and it has the following ...
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Query posts by views on category page

I'm having trouble trying to create a second query on the category.php pages, what I'm trying to achieve is displaying the most popular posts from the current category archive page being viewed. ...
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post by Category not working after setting 4 post per page

I am trying to show 4 posts on my homepage that is working fine but whenever i click on sidebar post categories it still shows the 4 post from homepage i.e the filter doesnot works and it shows 4 post ...
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Adding a block with query in homepage

i want my 2 post blocks to show by Categories not recent And not by category. <!-- Latest posts --> <div class="home-section"> <div class="container"> <div class="row"> ...
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Multiple orderby values in WP_Query

I'm trying to come up with a query to sort by multiple orderby values. Here's what I have so far: $dept_id=2; $query=new WP_Query(array( 'post_type'=>'wpcontactus', ...
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Custom Taxonomy Query by Taxonomny not working

Not sure what's going on - here's a look at my code: $args = array( 'orderby' => 'title', 'show_posts' => '-1', 'posts_per_page' => '-1', 'cat' => $goalsCat->cat_ID, ...
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Syntax to get the Nth item in a list of custom post types?

We have a custom post type testimonial and want to show the 1st, 2nd and 3rd in various bespoke locations on the page. Here's how we would do it if we just wanted to loop over testimonials and show ...
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Time difference error while publishing posts to word press via xmlrpc

I have a blog which i update content on the daily. in addition i have a system that pushes content(posts) to the blog via the WordPress xmlrpc file. My blog and the content pushing software are on ...
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WP_query returns 5 posts whereas 'Blog pages show at most' is set as 10

I have more than 10 posts (CPTs) on my site. The Blog pages show at most option is set as 10, yet the following returns no 10 but 5 results: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'my_CPT', ); ...
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wp_query if have posts show date but not in loop

I have a wp_query set up to show events and I want to show the date if we have posts and if we do not I do not want to show the date. Here is my code: <?php $today = getdate(); ...
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WP Query with multiple posts and meta queries

I have three custom post types: Stories, Venues and Cities. With Advanced Custom Fields I have added a related custom field to each post type. Each Story has a Venue ID and each Venue has a City ID. ...
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Featured image not showing on page

I am new to creating a theme and wonder if anyone can help? I am trying to display all the featured images from posts under a specific category (id=5) on my index page and it's not working using the ...
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pre_get_posts or $where, which one to use?

i have a custom search widget, that is searching only one custom post type that contain a meta_key that is greater than or equal to 1, in which i am gathering post_id. of all of those post_id(s), i ...
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Advanced Meta Query for Large Calendar Website (12k+ posts) (175k+ wp_postmeta rows)

The Problem On a site I built, I opted to use custom fields instead of a calendar plugin to organize my posts in a "calendar". In the beginning this seemed like the most logical way to accomplish ...
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Combining multiple query arguments into single query_var for permalinks

how Is it possible to combine multiple query arguments into a single query_var to be referenced in the permalink? For example, using the Posts 2 Posts plugin, it takes three query_vars to filter a ...
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I need value of saved meta to display next to the post it is associated with

This code goes on a category page. I display all the posts that belong to a specific category here, one after another. Each post has a meta box which has a drop down, so the user can select one of ...
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Custom Post 'Post Per Page’ Crashing Page?

Has anyone encountered this before? A normal page template with a custom post type query on it. However, when it gets to a set amount of posts the page crashes, white space below where the query sits ...
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What is the difference between these two custom queries?

Could you please explain what the difference is between the following two custom queries? $arguments = array ( 'post_type' => 'post', 'meta_key' => '_count-views_all', 'orderby' ...
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display news with pictures 3 small and one large (loop)

I'm trying to put 4 news with pictures 3 small and one large, have gotten displaying them but the "large" is repeated with the last "small" <?php $b=1; $args = array( ...