"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 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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Display post list within category list sorted by name [duplicate]

I'm trying to display a list of categories sorted by name and all posts of each category inside it. Like this: Category A Post B Post F Post Z Category B Post A Post C Post G Category C Post D ...
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WP_query - Filter by tax_query and meta_query using multiple select

I have a Publications Post Type, a Writers Taxonomy and a Publications Custom 'Meta Box' Value; parent_id. In my archive-publictions-post.php template I am trying to filter the WP_Query Class, with ...
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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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How to convert query sql to shortcode in wordpress?

I want to make a shortcode like this [myshorcode:2:drinks], and query-wrangler I have managed to get the following query that shows me 2 products of a certain taxonomy PHP WP_Query: $query = array ( ...
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Wordpress Pagination Not Working - Always Showing First Pages Content

I am working on a website where I have a blog but I also have a custom post type to allow me to drop in some videos. I would like to use pagination so that if there are more then 9 videos displayed, ...
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Paginate Multisite Attachment WP_Query

I am working on a multisite blog network where I need to display x post per page and navigation at the of the bottom list. My code will not display a pagination at the bottom and displays x post per ...
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problems with comments_number()

Why does the following code: echo '<ul>'; while ( $query->have_posts() ) { $query->the_post(); $title = get_the_title(); echo '<li>' . $title . comments_number() . ...
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Issue attempting a wp_query_posts with tags

Having an issue trying to query the most recent posts using the tag, in this case, trending. I used the following code but I get no results. If I switch out 'tag' to 'post_type' it will work: ...
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WP_Query Pagination on multiple-loop page breaks WP or doesn't show up

The loop below is one of several on a Custom Page template, but it's the only loop that I'm trying to implement Pagination with. Once I have Pagination working for this one loop, I'll be implementing ...
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Taxonomy search/filter with multiple taxonomies and multiple taxonomy terms

I am trying to build an advanced search form that allows users to select from two taxonomy based drop down menus. Each taxonomy drop down has taxonomy terms from which the user can select multiple ...
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Add banner after the third post [closed]

How do I add a banner or a DIV with content after the third post on the index or category of Wordpress 4.0? // Start the Loop. while ( have_posts() ) : the_post(); ...
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tax_query not working properly with get_posts

Here are my args: $args_home = array( 'post_type' => array('news', 'jobs'), 'posts_per_page' => 12, 'meta_query' => array( array( 'key' => '_thumbnail_id' ...
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Sorting Posts by custom field

I'm trying to sort my posts by the custom field artwork_title. When I use the following code, I just end up with one particular category of posts no matter what category archive I'm on. Also ...
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How to create a collection of terms used by posts from wp_query

I am creating a custom search results page that has a WP_Query that looks like this: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'manuals', 'posts_per_page' => -1, 's' => ...
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Are there security issues with Visual Composer add ons?

I am developing some add ons for Visual Composer. They are quite client specific so I am not planning to submit the plugin to VC as official add on suggestion. I used this bitbucket code to start ...
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Can I run multiple queries with $wpdb->prepare?

I have a query(actually multiple queries) that runs perfectly in phpmyadmin, (I've also tried get_var in place of get_results, but I think I might need an alternative to $wpdb->prepare. How can I ...
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How to query posts based on lat-lng coordinate as post meta?

I'm planning a custom WordPress theme where the Custom Post Type (CPT) will have latitude and longitude coordinate as it's meta value. The latitude and longitude will be displayed as a Marker in a ...
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Using page slug in wp_query

I'm currently in the process of building out a site for a legal firm that's a client of ours. We have a two custom post types, attorney's and cases, that we need to link together in various areas ...
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Wordpress WP_Query offset parameter not working with search parameter

On a wordpress query every time i add the 's' parameter the 'offset' and 'posts_per_page' will not work, it will query all posts by using the 's' parameter only, why is that? am I missing something? ...
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Pass tax_query variables in URL

I'm trying to create some URLs rewrite for my site, but now I'm stuck. I have this structure in my permalinks: example.com/%custom-type%/%category%/%postname% The full URL is already working: ...
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Randomly display posts on a site hosted by WPEngine? [closed]

I'm aware that WPEngine will allow you to enable the "Allow ORDER BY RAND()" setting in the dashboard but I need to find an alternative method to avoid performance issues. I have a custom post type ...
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Query post Pagination Problem

I am using following code for query post but I am not getting pagination link. Where is the problem of the following code. <div id="primary" class="content-area"> <main id="main" ...
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Why wp_query return 1 row if i have 3 row pass in it

I have this query to return the post $sitens = new wp_query( array ( 'post_type' => 'post' , 'post__in' => array($post_id) ) ); if ( $sitens->have_posts() ) : while ( ...
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meta_query 'compare' => 'IN' not working

First of all, I know it's a duplicate. But, I could find those older answers helpful. I'm searching in posts through post_meta. Here's My Code: $args = array( 'numberposts' => -1, ...
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Set Transient on CPT

When I add set_transient code to my cpt query, I get a Fatal error: Call to a member function have_posts() on string ... on line 30 Line 30 is basically: if($graduate_student_query->have_posts()) ...
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Query of all pages, including children, ordered by meta key

I'm saving a revised date as meta_value on every page and I want to display them ordered by the date in a list in my plugin screen. How to both include child pages (can be 4-6 levels deep) in the ...
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Query custom post types by meta field in a term from custom taxonomy

I need to retrieve all custom posts that have terms from custom taxonomy assigned to them. To be more precise: There is advertisers_cats post type that has terms assigned from custom taxonomy ...
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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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How to pass taxonomy terms to WP_Query along with $args?

I created a cpt and custom taxonomy associated with it. Lets say custom taxonomy name is Sports. I added terms to it - football, basketball. Now, i want to fetch post titles tagged under football ...
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Create multiple sections for all categories and then queries all the posts for each of those categories

I'm trying to find to find a way to create a loop that queries all categories and then the posts under those categories. I am using a custom loop to display my posts and I'd like to have it follow ...
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Child pages of child pages

I am having problem listing child pages of my sub pages. Here is my code <?php // Set up the objects needed $id = get_the_ID(); $args = array( 'post_type' => 'page', ...
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Get the next event using date_query

I created a CPT called event and want to make a query to show the next future event, based on it's publish date. Here is the WP_Query args: $today = getdate(); $args = array( 'post_status' => ...
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Finding the next 5 posts

On my single.php where I am calling my post I am wanting to run a query where I can catch the next 5 posts (chronologically). I know how to do everything except figure out a way to specify the 5 ...
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order posts with conditions & meta_key merge

i want a code to orders my blog posts using a "conditions" & combinaisons of 2 meta_key so details: if ( postviews < 20 views in exmple) ==> those posts order with date ==> here ...
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Most popular post for last 7 days

I need to change the most popular post widgets with date restrictions. For an example, how should I get most popular posts(post_views_count) of last 7 days. original query, $popularposts = new ...
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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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How to get a category in a list item class

I am need to know how would I get the category to be dynamically input in a WP_Query This is the code I am using: <li class="<?php the_category(' ')?>"> but the output is breaking. ...
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Get next/prev image/attachment in time with date query

I have a big amount of images in WP, that are not attach to any post. They are grouped in custom taxonomies (ignored in code below). The images get uploaded to WP in random order and the post_date is ...
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WP_Query sort by comment meta data

Is it possible to use the WP_Query class to order by comments meta data fields?
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Custom query with pagination on home page

My home page need to retrieve some posts and break them into number of pages, so that I can load them using infinite scroll plugin. I have tested my query, it works as expected. however I can't seems ...
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Calculate top authors on the basis of Post Views

I wanted to calculate the Top authors on the single.php page according to the average of the posts views. I have created a function which is calculating the average of the total post views of a ...
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Using tax_query creates a 1 = 0 or 1 = 1 in $wp_query->request

This is my first attempt at modifying the main query using the pre_get_posts action/filter This is the function currently hooked to it: function advanced_product_search_filter($query) { ...
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Link to date_query results in Wordpress

I have this line of code: $args = array( 'date_query' => array( array( 'after' => 'January 1st, 2015', 'before' => 'February 15th, 2015', ...
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Order by menu structure

As I'm making one page website. Here is question I asked earlier: Calling Specific Pages with wp query Part II As I'm calling all pages by WP_Query which is "order by = ASC" I want to call it "order ...
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Sort Wordpress Posts Meta value by Week not Day

Right now I have a metakey called 'epicredvote', it sorts my posts by this epicredvote number. It is doing it on a daily basis at the moment, so if I have 2 posts the post with the highest epicredvote ...
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WordPress meta_query not working

I am having issues with a meta query on a custom post type. The following arguments are set: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'wp_comp_entries', 'posts_per_page' => -1, ...
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How to use a custom post type archive as front page?

I'd like to use a custom post type archive as a site's front page, so that http://the_site.com/ is a custom post type archive displayed according to my archive-{post-type}.php file. Ideally I ...
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Select all in parent category, group by child category?

I am trying to format a custom post type for a "series". Each post is an Episode, each Episode belongs to a Season, and each Season belongs to a series (just like a TV show). I have the following: ...
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Select posts with a custom taxonomy as a custom field

I am using woocommerce, so I have the product category taxonomy (product_cat). On a product category page, I would like to display the posts that are in that (product) category. That will be the ...