"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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Limit loop to future events

I have a custom post type, basic_events, with a custom date field, date_of_event. My view shows these posts in ascending order, based on this custom date field. $args = array( 'post_type' ...
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Searching user meta using WP_User_Query

Per the documentation for WP_User_Query, there is an available search parameter. It looks something like this: $users = new WP_User_Query(array( 'search' => 'This is my search' )); You can ...
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Modify shortcode to work with custom taxonomies and slugs

I am using this code which works fine with posts but I am looking to modify it so that the user can specify in the shortcode: custom post type name taxonomy name slug of taxonomy category For some ...
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SQL query equivalent to WP User Query

I have the following WP user query code: //Get all users sorted by whatever $sorted_users = new WP_User_Query(array( 'orderby' => 'meta_value', 'meta_key' => 'satisfaction_rating', ...
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WP_User_Query orderby meta_val_num

I know that normal WP_Query's can have an "orderby" parameter of "meta_value_num", but when I try to user "orderby" => "meta_value_num" on a WP_User_Query, it doesn't seem to work. Anyway I can ...
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How to show list of posts with custom field value (a date) that are coming soon

I have a custom post type called client and it has a custom field of next_due_date, that is a date without time. I want to have a list of posts that have a next due date that is coming up soon. I ...
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Query Taxonomy By Page Title

What I want to do is display posts that share a taxonomy on a page with that taxonomies name. For example, a page named "PHP" would display all the of posts with the custom taxonomy "language" set to ...
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Filter by custom taxonomy slug on a custom post type

I am displaying results from a custom post type ("works") and want to optionally filter by a custom taxonomy ("genre") if that is set (i.e. if the loop is on the custom taxonomy archive template). I ...
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tax_query OR with empty result returns all posts

I'm running a WP_Query with a tax_query with two tax_query statements with an OR relationship. $tax_query_terms = array( array('taxonomy' => 'post_tag', ...
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Multiple custom post query based on custom field values

Trying to get data from custom posts based on custom field keys and values. The below triggers when someone clicks on a month based item list. If Jan is clicked $id = 1, if Feb is clicked $id = 2 ...
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Show posts in category

I have a problem in the loop by the time I make a wp_query . What I'm trying to do : Bring only 4 random posts of the Videos category. Videos This category is the Post -Format Video type (I believe ...
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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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Custom query on custom table fails

I have a custom table in my Wordpress database and have a custom query that runs against it and displays the data in a custom template. This is the query $query =" SELECT * ...
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Get Current CPT taxonomy category in shortcode

I am calling my shortcode like this which works fine but I would like to avoid defining the slug, and instead picking it up automatically from the current custom post type that the shortcode resides ...
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Order by three custom fields (Y-m-d), then separate into yearly sections

For a project of mine I have set up three custom fields (Year, month, day) attached to posts in order to determine the original date of a post’s content (not the post publish date, which is used for ...
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All Posts Have The Same Comments

I'm getting a really weird bug. I'm getting the same comments from 1 specific post which is the "Hello world" for every single post! But when I remove a bit of code for a recent posts widget that I'm ...
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WP_Query search for whole words

I'm searching for science related terms. Here's what I need my query to do. If someone searches 'bio', they should not get results for terms 'biology' but they should for 'bio science'. I need the ...
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ACF Relationship Field Search Filtering

I am trying to assign relate posts using the ACF relationship field. It has typeahead search to search by post titles. I would like to add meta_data search to the ACF relationship search. This ...
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WP Query Args - Title or Meta Value

How do I query by meta_value or title? If I set meta_values, $args['meta_query'] = array( 'relation' => 'OR', array( 'key' => 'model_name', 'value' => $thesearch, ...
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WP_QUERY Get posts by category and similar name (Like)

I have a small problem with WP_Query. I want to get the posts filtered by category and with similar project name (like query), so I'm trying this code: $args=array( 'post_type' => 'post', ...
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WP_query is not returning the expected result

I have 2 dropdown lists, when a user select value in the first list, there is an ajax call to a function using WP_query which send results to populate the second dropdown. My WP_query is not ...
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Hiding all posts/products/pages from a site based on a custom taxonomy/domain name

I'm working on a site that's running Domain Theme Mapper (http://codecanyon.net/item/domain-and-theme-mapper) with WooCommerce to present two sites with two different child themes... that share a ...
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Filter out a meta key in the Search results page with two CPT

I have two CPT: Listings and Events. In Events I have custom fields for the start and end dates. What I need is a way to filter out any events that are past the current date. What I have right now ...
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Is there any difference between below WP_Query code snippets?

Below code return the same results. Is it any difference between them and if it is then which one is better? code snippet 1: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'product', 'meta_key' => ...
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What's the easiest way to update one taxonomy term after searching for another connected with the same post?

What's the best or easiest way to: Write to one custom taxonomy term ("registereddonation") value when given another custom taxonomy term ("dbtoken") value which is connected with the same custom ...
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Get closest event where meta_key field is an array

I have a custom post type called "Event", which contains a repeatable date field _cmb2_date . I have a function which prints out posts: function post_style_6($args) { global $post; $the_query ...
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WPDB for post count on post

I figured out how to show the count of a custom post type on author.php . I am trying to display the stats on their custom post as well. The same query does not work. How can I show the amount of ...
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Get meta info related to current post

I'm trying to get the meta info by key rw_related_link for each post but my code is wrong since instead get the ones related to the current post I got the same in all post and that's wrong. This is ...
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How to order a post type with meta_value_num and if meta_value_num does not exist then order by date

I want to order a list of post on basis of ratings. I have used meta key "wp_ratings" for storing the rating value in wp_postmeta table. Now I want to sort all posts . If a post does not contains the ...
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wp_query - Modify $query to include duplicate content

I'm setting some featured content through the customizer (it's saved in theme_mod); Using the pre_get_posts hook, I'm retireving the feature pages in this way: ...
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Return only Count from a wp_query request?

Is it possible with the standard build-in tools in Wordpress to get wp_query to only return the count of an query? Right now, I’ve a query which has several meta_queries but what the only thing I’m ...
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Pagination in WP query with transient API

I have integrated WordPress transient system with w3 total cache. Now I can`t to do pagination for this query. <?php $paged1 = (get_query_var('paged1')) ? ...
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add_query_arg to compare and display events from a certain date

I have archive-events.php file that sorts custom post type 'events' via WP_Query using custom field that is date formatted YYYYMMDD (20150215) like this: $args = array( 'post_type' => ...
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Adding a Theme Customizer Control for Posts_Per_Page

I am trying to add a Theme Customizer Control to change the number of posts shown in my WP_Query posts_per_page, like so... <?php $posts_per_page_option = get_option( 'posts_per_page_option' ); ...
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Trying to get property of non-object in: $wp_query

I've this function at functions.php file: function custom_secondary_nav( $menu_name, $id = '', $menu_title = '' ) { global $wp_query; // others stuff goes here if ...
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how to get post by metabox in wp_query

I want to WP_query by tag_id but i need to insert tag_id by metabox i cant do it and give wrong any one help me? $value = get_post_meta( $post->ID, '_my_meta_value_key', true ); <?php ...
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How to prevent writing duplicate loops?

So i have some pages where i want to show my custom post type 'events' only by the last 5 posts (secondary query: WP_Query object) and some pages where i want to show all posts (for instance archive ...
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Can't get the_content to show

I'm using the following code to get posts from a category in a page. This category uses ACF for some fields. However, when I try to output everything, it shows everything but the_content. For better ...
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Add filter to Orderby Parameter using Array

Using WP-Query, I'm setting the Orderby parameter using an array: $events_args = array( 'post_status' => 'publish', 'post_type' => 'events', 'meta_key' => 'start_time', ...
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When to use WP_query(), query_posts() and pre_get_posts

I read @nacin's You don't know Query yesterday and was sent down a bit of a querying rabbit hole. Before yesterday, I was (wrongly) using query_posts() for all my querying needs. Now I'm a little bit ...
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convert custom query to wp_query

I have used classipress theme My query is as below $querydetails = " SELECT wposts.* FROM $wpdb->posts wposts INNER JOIN $wpdb->postmeta wpostmeta ON wposts.ID = wpostmeta.post_id ...
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Display all posts in a custom post type, grouped by a custom taxonomy

I’m working on a member page where I use a custom post type with a custom taxonomy. My custom post type is called “member” and my custom taxonomy is called “member_groups”. I want to list all the ...
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Conditional arguments WP_Query for post custom fields

All in my case I want to get post result by Gender, Age, City etc... I am using this query. If i have any of variable like age, city, gender for that "AND" operation will perform and get only result ...
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Why does WP_Query have methods that return public properties of the same name

Most of (if not all) the is_* methods in the WP_Query class have a matching public property and the methods appear to just return the property e.g: public function is_search() { return (bool) ...
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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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Query posts distinct authors

I am trying to get post from a category ordered random, but making sure that the author does not repeat itself. So I have this query which works as intended, but there is the chance that the author ...
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Both WP_Query and get_posts returning 1 post

I am having a weird issue. Both WP_Query and get_posts returning only one result, i.e only the latest post. Never faced this before.. The WP_Query: function custom_tsr_query() { $the_query = ...
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How to get rid of extra Untitled Article in html5 document outline when using new WP_Query?

Here is a simplified version of the code I'm using on a static homepage template made for a child theme of TwentyTwelve. I simplified some of the divs used for styling and just focused on the problem ...
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Query Set Order By Author

I am attempting to orderby the author_name when you click on the Author arrow on a list of tickets. When you click the arrow, the names are ordering by something I cannot identify. I want them to ...
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Any number in meta key (wp query)

I have such a query. The field modules_%_text is advanced custom fields flexible field where % should stand for ANY ROW number, it seams that it should work like that, however it's not. What i'm doing ...