"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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WP_Query returns no results

I'm using wp_query to create a custom query that retrieves search results but it is returning 0 results. Here is the code: $query = 's=the&posts_per_page=5&paged=1'; $custom_query = new ...
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convert custom query to wp_query

My query is as below $querydetails = " SELECT wposts.* FROM $wpdb->posts wposts INNER JOIN $wpdb->postmeta wpostmeta ON wposts.ID = wpostmeta.post_id INNER JOIN ...
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How to query using a combination of custom_field values?

I need to get posts pertaining to a given category, AND : have the event_start_date (custom field) greater or equal than today's date OR have a event_end date (custom field) greater or equal than ...
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Displaying Portfolio Filter by Category Order (alphabetically)

I have created a custom post type to display churches in Europe. I used a tutorial to make it filterable and everything on my site works as normal. How would I organize the posts by country, instead ...
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How to create database table, add data, update and delete using wpdb via plugins?

I am just starting out to create plugins with database. I know to create a custom database when activating the plugin. I just want to know whether we can create tables at the front end like adding the ...
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Add custom WP_Query after the first 3 posts

In my main loop I want to add a custom query after the first 3 posts. I managed to do this -- code will follow -- but I have one problem: instead of adding the new posts after the third post, my code ...
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Custom Post type and Custom Field WP_Query

I am developing a site for a client who is a Youth Football (Soccer) Club, with lots of different Teams depending on the abilities and ages of the children. I have added in a Custom Post Type called ...
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Wrong request query on cpt and tax

In my plugin I think that I use pretty much standard and documented way to add my custom post type and two tax (cats and tags), but only thing that I do is set custom capability_type and perms. Here ...
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Related posts by author pagination not working on the production site

The code that I'm using has adapted from this example and successfully tested on my localhost but when I pass the site to a live server, the pagination crashes with wordpress permalinks set (/% ...
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Loop tags with specific design

Forgiveness for the title, I can not think of anything to describe it. First I have a basic loop: <?php $args = array ( 'category_name' => 'juego-de-tronos', 'orderby' ...
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WP_QUERY loop, offset in the arguments and the paginate_links - can these work together?

I have a page where the first 4 posts from category 7 are displayed with their own query and style. Then I have a small box were I want to display the rest of the posts from category 7 and to use a ...
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Pagination is not working on custom query inside a custom home page template

I know this is a duplicate question. But to comment on existing question, I dont have enough points. So here we go.... Pagination is not working on custom query inside a custom home page template. ...
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Meta Query querrying several post types based on ACF fields is broken after update to WP 4.1

I was using the following arguments for a WP_Query for months: $args = array( 'post_type' => array( 'posttype1', 'posttype2', 'posttype3', 'posttype4' ), 'posts_per_page' => -1, ...
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wp_query for displaying attachments with a tag

So I am running the following query: <?php $args = new WP_Query(array( 'post_type' => 'attachment', 'posts_per_page' => -1, 'oderby' => 'title', ...
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query_posts different amount of posts per page

I have a posts_per_page query to paginate multiple post types, which works great! Now though, as it paginates it to show (in this case) 100 posts per page, I'm wondering if you can show 100 on page ...
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Cannot order by in WP_Query

I'm stuck with this issue : I'm having a custom query in which I cannot order by anything. I want to order by a specific meta_value. But event when ordering by name, title, date etc, I still can't. ...
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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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No results found from a $wpdb->get_results() query when trying to join more than one meta key query

That title was a real mouthful. I have a custom post type called work with three custom taxonomies called work-client, work-type, and work-service. I'm using Advanced Custom Fields to make a nice ...
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Using WP_Query To Get Posts Randomly From today

In the logic of the data_query(); I found this WP_Query sample: <!-- Second Senses Featured --> <ul id="featuredSecond" class="featured-second"> <?php $today = ...
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Display all attached image of every post of custom post type and link to original post

I've written a loop that displays all the images that are attached to every single post of a specific post type. The post type is called "atls_events" and I'm outputting an image size called ...
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WP_Query is being reset after <header> tag (using chaining method)

I'm creating a page template. In this page template I create a custom query. - page-recipes.php: <?php /** * Template Name: Recepten - archief * chained with /archive-recipes.php * */ ...
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Custom Taxonomy Breaks Pages

I have a custom taxonomy called 'industry' that I want to use on custom post type 'website-design'. It works on the intended post type, but other pages are broken. I changed the 404 template as per ...
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Get count of custom post type created by current user

I'm trying to get the count of published posts in a custom post type for the current user (to display on a profile page). I found this here on the forums: <?php global $wp_query; $curauth = ...
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Filter and Order by Multiple Custom Meta Values

I am trying to query a custom post type, order by a custom meta value, and only display posts with a different custom meta value. I am able to do each independently but not both at the same time. ...
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Use custom get results query to show posts WordPress

I have this code before to show posts. $query_args = array( 'post_type' => 'post', 'posts_per_page' => 4, 'meta_key' => 'Views', ...
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Find only those galleries with images

Is there a way in WordPress to use WP_Query and retrieve posts/galleries that have more than 0 metavalues with the key _gallery_image_ids? Essentially I don't want to display galleries that have no ...
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2 queries with counters

I have 2 loops on a page both containing a counter to implement slightly different code every 6 posts. For some reason though the second loop is implementing the different code sometimes after 4 items ...
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Search (Custom Form, Custom Search Result)

If I have a form: <form class="search" action="<?php echo site_url(); ?>/page-search?category=2" method="get"> <input type="text" required name="search" placeholder="Search"> ...
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WP_Query search custom posts meta date fields

I have a custom post type which stores dates in a meta field as 2014-02-22 22:38:00 I can use WP_Query to find posts created in a certain month / year $args = array( 'post_type' => ...
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Overwriting posts_per_page in new WP_Query

I've tried for hours for a solution to this. Here's the problem, I have a theme that is using new WP_Query to set up a loop. That works fine. I want to take the original query, modify it, and then ...
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New WP_Query not isolating custom post types on front-page template

This is the code for my front-page.php template <?php add_filter( 'genesis_markup_site-inner_output', '__return_false' ); add_filter( 'genesis_markup_content_output', '__return_false' ); ...
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wpdb custom post_type problem

I want to use custom post type in my custom SQL query, but, when I add the custom post type im my query, I get no results. Where's my probelm ? This is the code I've tried $top5_ov_performance = ...
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Can wp_query return posts meta in a single request?

I would like to create a wp_query that would return posts meta inside the posts array. $args = array ( 'post_type' => 'page', 'meta_key' => 'someMetaKeyName', ); // The Query $query = ...
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How to query posts by meta keys AND under specific category?

The scenary: I'm working in a review system for WordPress, a game review website. It uses default posts, that when under "review" category, shows the review's meta fields (from ACF plugin). It's ...
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Get category name from custom loop and echo it once

I have a magazine front page that updates with every issue, and the front page shows the current issue posts which are stickied. So for example, this month all the posts are in a category titlted ...
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How to query post by type and slug?

I have the following WP-query on my Wordpress website (via WP-API) and for some reason it returns me an empty array: array(6) { ["post_type"]=> array(1) { [0]=> string(9) ...
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Merged two WP_Queries, posts per page and pagination not working

I merged two WP_Queries with the code below, it has pagination setup as well as posts per page in the final combined object but those settings aren't working. My page shows 24 posts, where is it ...
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How to sort a WP_Query array by post_name after an array_merge();

I have an WP_Query array made up from two WP_Query() objects merged together as follows: $query1 = new WP_Query($args1); $query2 = new WP_Query($args2); $wp_query = new WP_Query(); ...
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Get posts by category name

I'm having a terrible time trying to figure this out. I've registered a custom taxonomy (clinical-programs) and like to list all the PAGES that are assigned to particular page(s).
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How to create/modfiy WP_Query to search in post title OR custom field?

I need to modify or create a WP_Query that will search for a search term in both the post title OR a custom field (called 'my_field'). I have been reading and trying for hours, but I am right back to ...
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Trying to Exclude Sticky Posts From date_query

<?php $lastThirty = date('Y-m-d', strtotime('today - 30 days')); $currentMonth = date('M Y'); $t = date('d-m-Y'); $today = date("D",strtotime($t)); $lastThirty = array( 'date_query' => ...
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What is the best way (regarding performance) to set transients for logged in users?

I have an option for my logged in users where they can hide the posts they dont want to see. Everything works as expected until I implement transients. When I set the transients to cache the posts ...
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Use posts_where to exclude posts ids from wp_query

I want to use posts_where to exclude an array of posts ids from all queries in my site. The array containing the posts ids depends on the user that is logged in. Can someone please tell me how to ...
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WP_Query - Object manipulation vs WordPress functions

Although this could be opinion based, there must be a some consistent way / optimised way of manipulating data from a WP_Query. For example, the 'best' way to get a posts title? $query = new ...
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How to count number of records found in a database table?

I am new to wordpress development & tried to learning plugin development.I have created a custom table from which i want to show the number of records found.I have tried the below code but it ...
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Filter media attachments by post in Media Library

Were working on a small plugin to allow attachments in the media library to be filtered by the post that they are attached to - and the basics are working: You can see the full code hosted on github ...
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Is it true $wpdb->get_results is faster than WP_Query in most cases?

On my homepage, I have a section where I have to display the last five featured posts, where a featured post is simply a post with a custom field is_featured set to 1. I achieved what I want with two ...
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Meta query with compare by more than 2 fields

i have 5 sets of meta boxes in some custom postype. So.. i know how to compare two meta box values... Example: 'meta_query' => array( 'relation' => 'AND', array( 'key' ...
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How to do a loop inside a loop?

I'm trying to get posts from a custom posts using WP_Query. <ul> <?php $query1 = query_posts( array( 'posts_per_page' => -1, 'post_type' => array('specialties') )); ...
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pre_get_posts filter meta_query without conflicting existing meta_query

I have a meta_key on all posts that is designed to check the current user role and only return the post if the user has an acceptable user role. The problem I am running into is that my meta_query ...