"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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posts_per_page not returning correct number of posts

$queryArgs = array( 'post_type' => 'recipe', //'orderby' => 'menu_order', 'orderby' => 'date', 'order' => 'DESC', 'posts_per_page' => 10, // 'posts_per_page' => -1 ); ...
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WP_query problem -spurious results

What am I missing? <? //Specialities Query $args = array( 'post_type' => 'page', 'post__in' => array(24, 26, 28), ) ; $specialities_query = new WP_Query( $args ); // The Loop ...
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Query post from existing category with shortcode

i have created a shortcode to query service item. when i tried to query from category. its not working. i just tried to query post from News category [as-service sitem="4" cat="News"] ...
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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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Add posts to WP Query object

I need to filter the WP_Query object by adding some posts to it. I have the posts id's (from another SQL query). What would be the way to add (merge) new posts into the WP_Query object?
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Splice together 2 WP_Query objects

I have been trying for a few days to make a homepage that displays all my posts, and after every 2 posts, a testimonial. I have found dozens of articles describing how to count while you are in the ...
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Different number of posts showing in development vs production server

So I'm working on a website for a client. Everything works fine except for the fact that the number of posts showing in the homepage of my development server is different from the number of posts ...
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category__and works, but why?

I've already found a solution for my question/query but I can't help feeling dirty; this works, but I don't know why, or if there is a better solution. I have a post that has several categories, for ...
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Query to get data of a post, if in category?

You would think you could use $query = new WP_Query(array( 'p' => $idofpost, 'cat' => $numbers )); to return the post if it is a certain category (or categories, or -number to exclude ...
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What is the most efficient way of querying posts based on visits and date for current day?

I am about to develop a piece of code for my site to display the most popular posts of the day that are X days old. I would like some help from you to achieve this the most efficient way. This is ...
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Taxonomy related query not working

For all of my pages I have setup a taxonomy field using the plugin Advanced Custom Fields, for which I can then select as Home category, or something else like News. I am using the default category ...
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compare meta_query in get_posts arguments

I like to exclude certain posts with a custom field. So if my_custom_field_ignore isset AND 1 ignore this post. If it's not set include it. This is what I have $args = array( 'post_type' ...
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Get query results with a page title

I want access to an item details by WP_Query with page title I tried this codes but failed: <form method="GET" action=""> <div> <input type="text" name="product"> ...
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Paginate User Query

I am trying to write a simple shortcode function that will return a list of users based on a given meta value. It functions fine, but I am trying to paginate the list. Here is my code: function ...
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How do I add an item to the WP admin menu?

I want to add an item to my WordPress admin menu - "News" - it's to contain a list of articles written about my company. Each article will consist of the following metadata: Headline Date Link to ...
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Order posts by custom field

I have 2 types of posts - event and news. For event category, I have a custom field - event_date while news does not have that field. I want to order the posts according to the event_date. I want to ...
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Sorting posts with a custom algorithm

What is the best way to be able to sort posts in WP_Query by an algorithm, such as: (total votes) * (1 / hours since submission)
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Issue with WP_Query (need a array of selected ID's)

Today I have <?php $loop = new WP_Query( array( 'post_type' => 'inspirations', 'posts_per_page' => 50 ) ); ?> <?php while ( $loop->have_posts() ) : $loop->the_post(); ?> ...
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Custom query - alternate posts by category

I have a custom post type called "services" with a custom taxonomy called "location". Each post is categorized as either "Location A" or "Location B". I need to query all posts from the "services" ...
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Use meta to match date in WP_Query

I have some posts with a custom filed named "event_end_date". I am using Advanced custom fields for that. How can I get the posts which have end_date older than today? I was trying with this, but ...
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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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query multiple taxonomies

I have a function set up to show 'Similar Products', i.e. showing products that share the same products-category taxonomy term. This works great but I want to narrow the function even further and make ...
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Get post thumbnail in WP_Query

I wrote an Ajax suggest plugin and I want to get the post thumbnail, but don't know how. This is my plugin code: $s = trim( stripslashes( $_GET['q'] ) ); $query_args = apply_filters( ...
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SELECT * FROM $wpdb->posts WHERE ID > 160

I would like to retrieve all posts and relative tag with ID greater than 160. I tried: '$args=array( 'post_type' => 'post', 'post_status' => 'publish', 'posts_per_page' => 5, 'orderby'=> ...
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Get posts with no tags?

I have over 1000 posts with no tags. Basically I am trying to get posts with no tags to show in frontend so that users can add tags from frontend. I am using this approach in loop so as to show posts ...
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Should we trust the post globals

@toscho left a comment to this answer which had me thinking again. How much trust should he have in the global scope, specially regarding the post globals like $post. So what? The global variable ...
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AJAX Returns an error when deleting post

I would like to delete the post using wp_delete_post via AJAX however while wp_trash_post works beautifully, the wp_delete_post returns an AJAX error. I used WP_Query to delete the post that is in ...
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Modified query_string has stopped working in WP4

The code blow was used to load a filtered taxonomy archive and worked fine up until the release of WordPress 4.0. Since upgrading to 4.0, it's not returning any results. Any ideas what might have ...
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query and paginate multiple post types

I'm looking to query multiple post types and paginate them so the results are across multiple pages. The markup I have is as follows: <?php query_posts( array( 'posts_per_page' => 100, ...
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Multiple meta query from array

I need to do multiple meta query from my array. I have something like this: $search_term[] = array( 'key' => '_cmb_listing_status', 'value' => 'Active', 'compare' => '=' ); foreach ( ...
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Help : how to Display only 3 random post from the most recent 100 in 120 days

that's my code : $args=array('post__not_in' => array($post->ID),'posts_per_page' => $related_no, 'orderby' => 'meta_value_num' , 'meta_key' => 'tie_views', 'post_status' => ...
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Avoid duplicate while merging two query post

I have merged two query post, but when I fetch their results, it shows duplicates. Here is the code $arg = array('post_type' => 'story','post_status' => 'publish', 'orderby' => 'date', ...
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Advanced Post Display/Pagination/Ordering

I am working on a project that requires some advanced ordering of posts and advanced pagination. Basically, we have posts in a category, lets call this category 'mycategory'. We then have post ...
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Order WP_Query results in order other than ASC or DESC

I have pages with a custom field "language" which can be, say, "EN", DE" or "FR". On a category page I want to output them in a specific order, say, first EN pages, then FR pages, then DE pages. It ...
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Meta Compare (EXISTS) does not work

I want to include the posts that have a certain meta_key and exclude those that does not have that meta_key. NOT EXISTS works but EXISTS fails in the code below. function include_meta_key( $wp_query ...
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tax_query showing no results

I'm creating a music database site with two custom post types: tracks and albums. I've linked the tracks to their respective albums with a custom taxonomy for the album's slug. On each album page, I'm ...
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WP_Query post_parent parameter always returns children of current page

Well the title gives it all away... Here's the code: $args = array( "post_type" => "page", "post_parent" => $cat, // runs through a loop of 5, 128, 130 "posts_per_page" => -1 ); ...
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List of ways to access WordPress database?

I'm trying to get a complete understanding of how WordPress works with databases. I've read the documentation but I'm getting confused by all the different approaches available. So far my ...
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WP_Query to work with custom view

I have created a Database VIEW on wp_posts which selects its all columns and exposes an extra calculated columns (average). So my View is identical to wp_posts plus one column, which I want to use for ...
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getting content from main domain to sub-domain using category and WP_Query

I have a main website with 2 sub domains. www.example.com www.space.example.com www.products.example.com I want to publish articles on my main website using categories to sort them. for example, ...
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More efficient query to display posts in same sub-category?

[EDIT: See my comment below, I may have been fooled by Chrome caching an earlier version of this code. It now seems to run quite quickly. Leaving the question up in case anyone sees a better way but ...
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How to query posts with current or future date only

I want to only get posts with current or future dates, to show upcoming events. Current arguments: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'event', 'meta_key' => 'event_start_date', ...
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Post type archive pages with custom query

Apologies if this is something trivial, but I can't seem to get it right and I can't quite find the correct way to tackle this from previous questions. I am building my own theme. I have the normal ...
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WP_Query freezing

So I have stumbled across a number of similar questions on SO, but my understanding of wp_query and advanced PHP is limited. I think I am getting lost in the PHP objects / arrays and the use of ...
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Ordering a custom meta query

I have a events custom post type. Each event has to meta fields: eventstart and eventend. These are both YYYY-MM-DD style dates. I am trying to get a list of my events that have a start date OR end ...
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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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Bare-bones WP Query location search

I need to develop a Wordpress query that filters a custom post by zip radius. I'll be using ACF Google fields to store the location of each custom post type. Here's where I am thus far. Wordpress ...
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Query by key or author

So right now my query looks like this: $allsearch = &new WP_Query("s=$s&showposts=-1"); I understand what this query does and it works, but not I want to add the ability to query posts by ...
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Running posts thumbnails in flexslider

This is what i'm trying to achieve: Front page with 10 posts, with three first posts shown in a slider (flexslider) and the rest shown as regular excerpts underneath it. Ive managed to do it, this is ...
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Loop doesn't exclude the specified category in home page

Oh, hello! I want to show the three most recent blog posts in the home page, excluding the "featured" category, which has the ID 8. In order to see the ID for that category, I went to Posts > Category ...