"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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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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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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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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wp_query within function within wp_query

I have a query which looks like this: $args = arguments for the query $query = new WP_Query($args); while ($query->have_posts()): $query->the_post(); $post_id = get_the_ID(); echo ...
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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 ...
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Shortcode display CPT Query only showing 1 post?

Ive seen similar questions on here but I am already using WP_Query and wp_reset_postdata. In short I wrote a shortcode that queries our Custom Post Type to display posts specific to a category. ...
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how post by category related to archive post date - how to?

I'm having a really bad time to make this work .. I have a archive template, which works fine (build by custom-post-type, call archive), the archive section works perfectly, and dsiplay my post in ...
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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 and name__in

Is it possible to have something like name__in array() for WP_Query? I am trying to get a list of custom posts from an array of the post's slugs. Looking at the codex, there doesn't seem to be a ...
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Filter Posts using Letters in archive page

I have created an archive for a custom post type called archive-artists.php. I want to achieve the following: Implement an A-Z letter control which filters the posts based on the letter selected by a ...
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Pagination on category.php and tag.php not working

i'm using a query-loop on my template pages like this: <?php $paged = (get_query_var('paged')) ? get_query_var('paged') : 1; $wp_query = new WP_Query(); ...
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Custom post-type's pagination not working in category.php

I have this code to the file category.php : <?php get_header(); ?> <div id="content"> <div id="all"> <div id="todo"> <?php $my_query = null; $paged = ...
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What's faster? One big query, or several smaller ones?

I'm working on an app that will require a query, via Ajax, for a bunch of posts in random order. Something like this: $query = new WP_Query( array( 'posts_per_page' => 50, 'orderby' => 'rand' ...
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Meta Query relation “AND” then set array accordingly

I have a search form on my home page that sets up the url query_string accordingly for the code below. When I use or I get results. However when I used "AND" for the relation I dont get any results ...
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Related posts in all categories of current post (custom post types)

A client of mine has custom post types that they set up using a plugin rather than defining them in the functions.php. (So, YARPP for the solution won't work). In this custom post types, they have ...
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How can I show many posts an author has per week?

I've searched around and have had no luck or success in finding a way to show how many posts an author has made in a certain period of time (e.g. - a week) Any ideas on how one would approach this? I ...
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WooCommerce Only OnSale Products Loop Snippet [closed]

I am trying to pick only OnSale products in a WooCommerce loop through a snippet. For that I tried to use below code but this one is picking all products. I only want to pick OnSale products in loop. ...
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Load 3 posts in flexslider slide [closed]

I have a slider that i'd like to load 3 blog posts into each slide. I'm having a problem getting them all out correctly. I'm using Flexslider. The idea is to get 3 blog posts at a time into each ...
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Overwriting auto-appended NOT IN query in WP_Query

When I try to grab bbpress topics AND posts in the same WP_Query, Wordpress automatically appends a NOT IN query to make sure the topics are not in private forum categories. However since posts ...
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Passing and retrieving query vars in wordpress

I have two authors pages, one displays about 5 posts. Then I'm trying to setup another page that will be all of their posts. I have created a template called moreauthorposts.php and I'm trying to ...
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Multiple Loops on category.php with pagination on last loop

I'm trying to achieve what should be fairly simple but I've hit a brick wall when trying to paginate the last of three loops on the category.php template. I've read just about everything I can find on ...