"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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Custom Post Type Column Filter Not Populating HTML Select After Filtering

I am trying to setup a custom post type column filter. When the custom post type management page displays the filter is populated with all of the course custom post types. I then select an option and ...
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Displaying no post message in rather complex query that shows only future events

I'm trying to do something rather simple, which is display a message if there are currently no posts available. However, the environment I want to do it in is rather complex, as I'm using the Types ...
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Creating a custom search for a specific post type

Ok, so we know Wordpress comes with a built in search form. However, I've created a custom archive page that lists posts from a specific post type. I would like to integrate a search box that only ...
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Custom pagination (Title, date and teaser)

I'm working on implementing a custom pagination for a website. Unlike default Wordpress pagination with "Older" and "Newer" links, this one requires to show the title, the date and the teaser of the ...
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Search for multiple tags?

So I have a page template that is setup as follows (using Kleo theme): Search template get_header(); ?> <?php //create right sidebar template kleo_switch_layout('right'); ?> <?php ...
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Loop carousel slider in wordpress

Hello i create a custom post type clients to add client image but i was not able to loop all here my code I want this code to loop <div class="item active"> ...
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WP_Query using meta_query with LIKE doesn't return what it should

I am using this code to get stuff based on my custom field and custom content type. $searchTerm = 'bestafricanvideos'; $args = array( 'post_type' => 'sitemaps', 'posts_per_page' => -1, ...
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Display recent posts on another site

I have created a recent post type plugin and it displays recent posts from another website, but the permalinks are not working properly. The permalink does not show the post's URL, it shows the same ...
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WP_Query for products always returns empty

I have a simple following logic: $args = array( 'post_type' => array('product'), 'product_cat' => 280, 'posts_per_page' => 3 ); $category_posts = new WP_Query( $args ); ...
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Change menu order in Restaurateur theme

I have installed a theme called Restaurateur, which includes a "Restaurateur Menu Item CPT" plugin that displays a menu page with fast food categories and meals. When you load the site, all meals are ...
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Query and compare multiple meta values

The problem: I have a custom post type of 'events' which has two metaboxes: cf_eventdate and cf_eventend. The first contains the event date, in the format: 2015-11-05. The second contains the end ...
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WP_User_Query from meta_key and orderby secondary meta_key

I have this code, which works as intended, but now I want to order these by another meta_key. I've tried using meta_query to get another key into the mix, but am still unsuccessful. I want to get all ...
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Loop through posts by category in descending date order

I am using standard posts to display news. I have three categories to assign news posts to, and a post is only ever assigned to one of these. Let's say I have post data like this: 01-Jan-2015 - ...
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Infinite scroll only works on Default Permalink

I have a custom post type list that I display on a page template. There are a lot so I decided to put infinite loading. After changing different queries, I at last made it work but only if the ...
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How To Loop Through <li> list with Custom Post Types

Please excuse me for being ignorant. I am currently trying to learn more about PHP and WordPress. This is my first time to post a question on StackExchange. I found a jQuery plugin for a simple ...
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Multiple tax_queries: display posts titles from several custom taxonomie

Im trying to get this work. They do individually. function render_main_menu (){ $cpt = 'mycpt'; $tax = 'section'; $term = 'main'; $tax2 = 'paragraph'; $term2 = 'sub'; $loop = ...
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Hide posts with meta key in WP_Query

I was reading this post to "Exclude posts with specific meta_value" but it does not work correctly. Here is the arguments I am passing to WP_Query : $args=array( 'cat' => $catid, ...
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Get the child category ID of current category

I am trying to get the category ID of the child (no grand children) of the current category. Using below method: $category = get_category(get_query_var( 'cat' )); // get category ID $catid = ...
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Standard WP_Query Returns No Results

Edit: found the problem. The fields I'm trying to filter on are custom fields. They were created with the "Load value based on the post's terms and update the post's terms on save" setting UNchecked. ...
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Only display the subcategory posts in the category page

I have worked with WordPress for a few years and never encountered such case where I need to display posts published under the sub categories of the parent category without parent's post or grand ...
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Using custom field as 'orderby' value causing post grouping by publish date

I am using WP_Query. Here is my query: $my_query = new WP_Query('category_name=test-category&posts_per_page=-1&meta_key=sort_name&orderby=meta_value_num&order=ASC'); Why is it ...
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Exclude sub sub categories from displaying in the archive page

I have the following category structure: Category x >> Category x Sub >> Category x Sub Sub In my index.php file, I have created links to category x and so on. So when the user ...
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$wpdb->insert inserting two rows in database

Hi i am trying to insert data in database but $wpdb->insert insert two rows. my code for insert data is global $wpdb; $tablename = $wpdb->prefix . '<TABLE NAME>'; for ($i = 0; $i < ...
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meta_query: check if number exist

I'm using the following query to check if user id exist in a custom meta field: 'meta_query' => array( array( 'key' => 'participantes', 'value' => $user_id, ...
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Custom query . How to restore parent in custom template

I have a custom query which looks if a page has subpages and if any exists loops over childs the codes <?php // get sub pages $subPages = get_pages( array( ...
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WP_Query | 'post_type' doesn't work

I'm new to WP theme development and I've an issue. I've created a custom post type 'portfolio' via CPT UI plug-in. Now I want to create a custom query to show all the posts with the post_type = ...
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Making sure to always display posts from three different authors

Say I want to display nine posts on my homepage, and have 3 authors on the blog. Using WP_Query or a similar method, Is it possible to make sure that at least 1 or 2 posts from each author is ...
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Using URL variables on a custom WP_Query

Background I have a page with a custom template 'listen', with a custom wp_query running on it... $custom_query_args = array( 'post_type' => 'post', 'tax_query' => array( ...
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List all 3rd level pages in wordpress

I have page structure like this: Magazine -2015 -Article1 -Article2 -Article3 -2014 -Article1 -Article2 -2013 -Article1 -Article2 ...
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How to : pagination in 3 different custom loops on the same page

I have this content in my index.php. 3 areas with 3 distinct custop wp_query loops to get different categories of articles in each one. I have set wordpress to show 12 articles by page, so it displays ...
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Different number of posts on different browsers and different language

I have ordinary WP_Query with featured posts and plugin Polylang, the problem is that different number of posts that is defined is showed in different language and I've noticed in different browsers ...
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Show recent posts from excluded category

I want to exclude category posts from index & archive pages, so I wrote this script in functions.php: function exclude_category($query) { if ( $query->is_home() || $query->is_archive() ...
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Custom post order when using OR relation

I have a custom post type named Faculty. They can be any of the type MCT, MLT, or MT. MCT -> A, B MLT -> C, E MT -> C, D I want to list all MLT and MT faculty on a page in order by last ...
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Child pages not affected by orderby

My loop won't order the child pages I'm displaying in the order I want them to, neither ASC or DESC. I've already seen many other similar issues, but those were resolved with disabling plugins (which ...
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Use WP_Query object inside a function

I'm developing a responsive WordPress theme and instead of using frameworks, I've created one my own. I'm trying NOT to repeat myself (meaning, I don't want to write extra markup all the time), so ...
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Custom Query to display posts with custom field

I am running into an issue with a custom query for displaying my posts and am having no luck on the Wordpress Forum nor the plugin forum I used to create the Custom Post Type. Here is an overview... ...
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Which method is faster to get a single post?

If I want to get only a single post with the featured thumbnail. Which of the function is better to use (for the performance) get_post or WP_Query?
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Add few specific post ids to wp_query

I have following args to get recent posts, $args = array( 'date_query' => array( array( 'after' => '1 week ago' ) ), 'posts_per_page' => 15, 'ignore_sticky_posts' => 1, ...
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ACF - Get lowest & highest value from field

I am using Advanced Custom Fields to get a list of properties as follows:- <?php $args = array( 'posts_per_page'=> -1, 'post_type' => ...
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Querying a large number of posts including their custom fields data

I'm building a SVG map separated into about 200 regions. For each region there are attributes that describe it, as well as a region ID. These regions are just polygons in the SVG. I setup a custom ...
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if wp_query taxonomy term have posts

Having formulated my $query for a custom taxonomy on a page template, how would I ask if a specific term has posts? $args = array( 'post_type' => 'exhibitions', 'tax_query' => array( ...
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Write WP Query that selects posts that are part of the same two categories

How would I go about writing an intersect query (using WP Query) that returns a set of posts that are in both category A and category B?
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How to get posts by category and by choosing a taxonomy term?

I'm new to Wordpress and I've managed to build most of a full custom theme for wordpress on my own. But the tricky stuff is starting to show its tail, and I've spent the last days stuck on ...
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Manually build WP_Query

I'm trying to manually build a query in 'loop.php' that outputs a list of 3 posts from a custom post type above the results automatically given when doing a search in WordPress. As such, I've got the ...
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Querying custom tables using WP_Query

I am looking to extend the WP database by adding a custom table. I know how to do it using the $wpdb object; however, I have seen on some sites that it is better to use the WP_Query class, but I can't ...
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Retrieve images separately from multiple galleries within same post?

I am running WordPress 4.3.1. As part of a new feature, I am able to "add media" and create two or more image galleries. How can I use WP_Query to retrieve the images attached to each gallery ...
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CPT or Custom Table for Repository of Serial Numbers

My app allows users to purchase products from a WooCommerce store. But I need to attach a serial number (cannot be generated on the fly) to each product, depending on type, size and design. The ...
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Query all posts sorting first by the ones that match criteria, then the rest

I have two custom post-types 'office' and 'work'. A work is made by one office (I store the office ID in a meta of the work, named OFFICE); Now, in single-office.php, I need to list all the works, ...
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Editing custom post type

I've to do some edits to wordPress theme home page . This is the scenario. There are 4 posts being showed in home page under news tab now when i check this is using front-page template and in ...
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Querying posts based off a jquery datepicker

I have two jquery date pickers that i'm trying to filter post with. I store the jquery date picker values into a hidden input. Then i'm grabbing them with a php $_POST[]. I'm using meta_query to query ...