"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 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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Getting duplicate results from query

I'm confused as to why I'm getting duplicate posts showing up in my code for two related blog posts (by current category). The secondary posts are showing up outside the intended div, and not even ...
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Filter get_projects_category();

Is it possible to amend the <?php get_projects_category(); ?> to only get projects from specific categories? The previous code is populating a menu with category links, and I only want certain ...
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How can get Custom Posts Sort by Hour

I need to show posts from 00:00:00 AM to 00:00:00 PM, and orderby day too. How can i do that? Look the following code: $programasQuery = new WP_Query(array( "post_type" ...
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$wp->query_vars redirection giving me error

I am using plugin which is working based on short code.And I want to redirect to one template for single location. And I have given href like this to the plugin- ?wpsl-id= So basically what I have ...
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Orderby Meta Value and Query from Meta Query

The following query is returning blank with no errors and I'm not sure why. Query Arguments: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'games' , 'posts_per_page'=> -1, 'meta_query' ...
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Can I use pretty URLs for paramaters without query_vars?

I have a plugin that retrieves data from custom non-WordPress tables. I'd like to be able to add pretty URLs to retrieve the data, but as far as I can tell, if I use the add_rewrite_rule and ...
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query wordpress page template

I'm making a one page template and have a menu set up to control the pages that are being displayed. I want to query the pages from the menu, however include the template with all the page data (php ...
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Post returns wrong result when adding Arabic parameter to WP_Query

I have a WP_Query which works perfectly when I use an English parameter like this: $the_query = new WP_Query( 'tag=english param'); but when I add this: $the_query = new WP_Query( 'tag=arabic ...