"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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Show posts between two Custom Fields date

I'm trying to fetch all the posts from today to next week by using some custom fields inside posts, using Advanced Custom Fields. Everything was working until now, because it doesn't show posts from ...
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Exclude posts by a guest author still making it accessible from direct url

How to exclude posts by a guest author from category, archive, search and tag pages but still accessible from direct url. I do not want to delete these posts, but is it possible that they are not ...
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Query posts from multiple post types sorted by overarching menu order

I have three different post types named activity, publication and project. I want all posts from these three post types to appear on one page on my website ordered by an overarching menu position. ...
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WordPress ignoring LIMIT / posts_per_page despite being in wp_query

Using WP query: $myquery = new WP_Query( array( 'posts_per_page' => $instance['count'], 'meta_key' => 'mywp_post_views_count', 'orderby' => 'meta_value_num', 'order' => ...
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Proper Array Setup

I'm having real trouble getting this to function right, basically I'm tweaking an array for the related products section of WooCommerce for WP, but it's not really a plugin issue more of a general ...
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How can I display excerpts of my Recent posts on my static homepage?

I am using the openstrap theme. I want a static home page on my Wordpress website, I have already set this up and have a bit of content on it, the next step is I want to have atleast 4 most recent ...
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Geo location query inside wp_query?

I am building a simple property search website using Wordpress. One of the requirements is for a search tool to search for properties available for sale / to rent based on number of bedrooms etc. ...
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WP_Query with meta_value_num and meta_query not paged correctly

I have a strange thing with my WP_Query, where isn't paged correctly. $args=array( 'post_type' => 'post', 'post_status' => 'publish', 'posts_per_page' => $limit, // 10 ...
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Optimising specific Query with ACF meta objects

Is there any way I can improve the following query without touching the server, as it's taking around 5-6 seconds to execute, the SQL is outputing as: SELECT wp_posts.* FROM wp_posts INNER JOIN ...
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post by Category not working after setting 4 post per page

I am trying to show 4 posts on my homepage that is working fine but whenever i click on sidebar post categories it still shows the 4 post from homepage i.e the filter doesnot works and it shows 4 post ...
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Time difference error while publishing posts to word press via xmlrpc

I have a blog which i update content on the daily. in addition i have a system that pushes content(posts) to the blog via the WordPress xmlrpc file. My blog and the content pushing software are on ...
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WP_query returns 5 posts whereas 'Blog pages show at most' is set as 10

I have more than 10 posts (CPTs) on my site. The Blog pages show at most option is set as 10, yet the following returns no 10 but 5 results: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'my_CPT', ); ...
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WP Query with multiple posts and meta queries

I have three custom post types: Stories, Venues and Cities. With Advanced Custom Fields I have added a related custom field to each post type. Each Story has a Venue ID and each Venue has a City ID. ...
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Combining multiple query arguments into single query_var for permalinks

how Is it possible to combine multiple query arguments into a single query_var to be referenced in the permalink? For example, using the Posts 2 Posts plugin, it takes three query_vars to filter a ...
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I need value of saved meta to display next to the post it is associated with

This code goes on a category page. I display all the posts that belong to a specific category here, one after another. Each post has a meta box which has a drop down, so the user can select one of ...
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Custom Post 'Post Per Page’ Crashing Page?

Has anyone encountered this before? A normal page template with a custom post type query on it. However, when it gets to a set amount of posts the page crashes, white space below where the query sits ...
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Custom query with 'tax_query' and 'meta_key' returning no results

This is s query that I'm using on my website: $arguments = array ( 'post_type' => 'post', 'meta_key' => '_count-views_all', 'orderby' => 'meta_value', ...
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WP_Query for BBPress Topic When Parent is Private/Hidden

I have the following Code: $widget_query = new WP_Query( array( 'post_type' => 'topic', 'post_status' => array('publish', 'pending', 'draft', 'auto-draft', 'future', ...
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Why query_vars get altered in WP_Query Object?

I am having problems when querying a WP_Query Object when a user has a role different than administrator My WP_Query is this: function remove_new_c_post($author_id,$value_id) { $query = new ...
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Sorting is not working in wordpress WP_Query

i have created a page where i am sorting the post according to the views. Here is the query <?php $temp = $wp_query; $wp_query = null; $wp_query = new WP_Query(); ...
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Translate SQL query to wp_database with JOINS into wp_query

StackExchange members! It's so happened that I'm using straight SQL queries in my application. I'd like to rewrite it and use WP_Query, but, unfortunately, I have no idea how to translate, let's say, ...
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Add custom WP_Query after the first 3 posts

In my main loop I want to add a custom query after the first 3 posts. I managed to do this -- code will follow -- but I have one problem: instead of adding the new posts after the third post, my code ...
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Loop tags with specific design

Forgiveness for the title, I can not think of anything to describe it. First I have a basic loop: <?php $args = array ( 'category_name' => 'juego-de-tronos', 'orderby' ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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any way to bind a taxonomy term to o user to just query it afterwards?

I need somehow to add an existing term from an existing taxonomy to a user like a category of users, but not for the purpose of limiting them to posts is that easily possible? I found some plugins ...
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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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Adding nav_menu_item id to Wordpesss links and wp_query vars

having a bit of an issue with this. What I want to achieve is this, the user clicks on a menu item and the menu item's id is available in the $wp_query vars. I also want to achieve the same with any ...
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dynamicaly populate a WP-Query Argument

Hi Ive the following code for a single Taxonomy term template, its all working fine, however i'd like to adapt it somehow to get the argument 'term' dynamically, so get the current term, update the ...
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Sorting with custom field and 'comment_count' - orderby

How can I also add comment_count to my existing query? Below query works fine and sorts the archive with highest rating_avg only, I would like to sort my archive using rating_avg first and then the ...
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$wpdb error : call to a member function insert() on a non-object

I'd like to add data to my custom wordpress table of my plugin, here is my code: <?php global $wpdb; $data = $_POST['name']; $wpdb->insert('ct_data' , array( 'name' => $data ), array( "%s" ...
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WP_Query by a category id and a custom post_type

I need to query all posts that belong to a given category (default, not custom) and a custom post type. As simple as that. The fact that it doesn't work, to me, is ridiculous. Unless I'm missing ...
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Sub-Categories in query

I have to list all products subcategories but with pagination. I only know this method to display custom taxonomies: <?php $terms = get_terms('product_cat', array('parent'=>40)); foreach ...
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Query stopped working

The following code stopped working, not entering the while loop at all although there exist 'staff' posts. How can I start trying to find out what's going on? Only think that's changed I think is I ...
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how to place page navigation on a specific page at the end of posts from specific category in thesis theme

In single page of wordpress site I am trying to show 10 posts from a specific category. At the end of the list of 10 posts I want to show page navigation so user can navigate to old posts of this ...
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return wp query results in a shortcode

I am using wp query results in a shortcode, and right now I am echoing out the stuff I need, or just using wp functions (title(), the_content() etc.). The problem is, if I put that shortcode in a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...