"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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Add AJAX “Load more” on custom query block

I have a index,php with various new WP_Query all working ok, but in this block I need to implement that "AJAX thing people love - the load more posts": <h2>Latests articles <?php ...
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Custom query, works, but I get a “Notice: Undefined offset: 0…”

My custom query works, but in debugging mode I get this error: Notice: Undefined offset: 0 in /storage/content/24/150624/mydomain.com/public_html/wp/mysite/wp-includes/query.php on line 2232 This ...
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Query Posts to fetch Posts with Unique Tag

I am trying to write a query post such that it returns a list fixed list of posts from a category along with any of the one tag associated with it. For eg: <?php $arg = array('cat' => ...
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recent posts for different categories

I'm developing a theme that will have two recent posts section on the home page- one section for recent portfolio updates and the other for recent blog posts. I'm struggling with implementing these ...
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Conditional arguments for WP_Query and tax_query depending on if $somevar has a value

I've created a new query for a custom post type of 'courses'. Those results are then to be filtered using tax_query, querying 3 custom taxonomies matching 1 or several term ID's. These are passed from ...
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Query page: preserve page formating

dose anyone know how to get this query (or a different query) to preserve the page formatting? Thanks <?php $my_postid = 663;//This is page id or post id $content_post = get_post($my_postid); ...
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Compare post-IDs within WP_Query? (Less than / Greater than)

Can I use WP_Query to only query posts less than (or greater than) a given post ID? $filtered_query_args = array( 'post_type' => 'projects', 'order' => $prev_next=='next' ? 'DESC' : ...
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Custom Query Fields - Altering Meta Value

I'm giving Custom Query Fields a shot for filtering/sorting posts on the front-end of a site. The instructions seem pretty self-explanatory, but I do have another layer that I'm trying to figure out. ...
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How can I use the WordPress Loop and Pagination in multiple instances but different scenarios throughout my site?

I am using the Starker Theme as a foundation to build my custom WordPress theme. The Starker Theme comes with a loop.php file for setting up the main loop. I decided to use the loop.php file to ...
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How to display the 5 latest post titles but allow only 1 in there of a specific category

The question probably needs some clarification so here I go: I'm building a carousel displaying the titles of the 5 latest articles. However, from a specific category (called schaft in my case) it ...
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Can i merge 2 new WP_Query($variable) 's?

I am running a multisite network and i have setup a sql query that uses swith_to_blog(); and queries the posts. Is there a way that i can declare the query inside a new WP_Query and actually merge ...
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Exclude All Posts Which Do Not Have A Tag Assigned

Basically I have regular Category Listings that include posts WITH tags and posts WITHOUT tags. I need to modify the loop so that it ONLY includes posts which have one or more tags assigned to them. ...
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Disable (or limit) queries when certain content (or data) is not needed (or showed)

Currently I am making a custom design for a site. The problem I'm seeing in Wordpress is about almost all data pulled out from the database. While in certain pages - like front-page.php - it only ...
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How to order posts tag by tag?

I want to order my posts by tags with only one WP_Query() In my WP_Query I would like to display 2 posts with tags portrait 2 posts with tags paysage 2 posts with tags portrait 2 posts with tags ...
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Issue with front page navigation after upgrading to 3.4

I upgraded to WordPress 3.4 and am having an issues with showing a different amount of post on the first page versus the rest. The first page is still showing 5 posts but when I go to /page/2/ I'm ...
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Determining Author post count

This is more of an efficiency question as the following code does do what I want. $user_name = get_the_authour; $query = new WP_Query('author_name=JustinH'); $author_post_count = ...
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Change content off every sixth element

I would like to create custom post query where i will list all my posts in the list. Then the tricky bit is to add different content to sixth element off that list. So something like this ...
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get_var is neither a string, integer, or array …?

$vote_count = $wpdb->get_var($wpdb->prepare("SELECT votes FROM wp_mytable WHERE product = %s AND company = %s", $product, $company)); ...
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How to target the default Recent Posts and Recent Comments widgets with pre_get_posts?

I added the following to my functions.php: add_action('pre_get_posts', 'keyl_get_emp_posts'); function keyl_get_emp_posts($query) { if ($query->is_main_query()) ...
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Taxonomy order exception for specific term

I want to make an exception for my custom taxonomy order. Sometimes you need to put "Other" option as last option but when calling taxonomies with "orderby=name", sadly "Other" term is not listing as ...
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Get list of WP Updates Across Sites

Is there a way to query a WP site to see the number of updates currently available? I'm not really looking for a list of the actual updates, just the number. This would be the total number of ...
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How to make WP_Query not to show irrelevant posts?

I'm using the following WP_Query arguments array: $args = array( 'post_type' => POST_TYPE, 'tax_query' => array( 'taxonomy' => ...
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Posts limit on homepage (genesis framework)

in home.php // NOT working query_posts('show_posts=3'); // NOT working add_action( 'pre_get_posts', 'set_posts_per_page' ); function set_posts_per_page( $query ) { $query->set( ...
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How do I use wp_query for WordPress search?

I would like to create a custom search form to search posts based on the values of about 4 custom fields. I tried using wp_query to achieve this but so far my biggest problem is that the I don't get ...
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Query with pre_get_posts to get pagination

After pretty much getting everything working with query_posts, I noticed my pagination wasn't running. I was told pre_get_posts should be the solution. My problems: I don't know how to pass all my ...
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How to filter a static post page with ajax and $wp_query

I'm at a loss, I've found several unanswered questions related to this one. I have a static post page which has a search form in the sidebar. What I want to happen is to type in a keyword and then ...
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How to Loop within a Loop (Display Children and then Grandchildren)

I am trying to develop a query for WordPress that will allow me to display a list of child pages with titles only, and then under each child page title, a list of grandchilden (children of the child) ...
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Multiple post type queries (with specific arguments for each)

So i know how to combine post types into 1 loop and out put the loop. Below is what i have: <?php $args = array( 'post_type' => array('post','movie','actor'), ...
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WP_Query leaking absurd amounts of memory

Every time I call WP_Query() in the function below, Wordpress leaks 8 megs of memory. And since I call this function a lot, things get hairy pretty quickly... :( I've tried unsetting the resulting ...
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Alter secondary loop to exclude posts from current page category

The below code is taken from sidebar.php where it outputs random posts from multiple categories and excludes the current post from showing up. This works great but how do I alter this loop to exclude ...
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Problem with wordpress pagination

First of all thank you everyone for all the knowledge base i got reading trough stackexchange. For the first time i couldn't find an answer to my problem. The matter is that with this custom query ...
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Limiting the number of posts in WP_Query leads to unexpected result

The following is supposed to display 10 posts. Sometimes it displays 11, sometimes 12, and sometimes the desired 10 posts. It behaves the same if I swap posts_per_page for showposts or numberposts . ...
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how does $wpdb differ to WP_Query?

I'm going to write a function to return the next/prev post in a specific category. can anyone tell me what the differences would be in using $wpdb as opposed to WP_Query(); eg new WP_Query(args)? what ...
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What is appropriate flow for custom data from URL in WP_Query?

I have multiple stage process that integrates complex faceting into WP queries. Problem is - the deeper I get the more fuzzy I become on how it is supposed to work and I could use a guideline rather ...
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Query last updated posts (posts updated in the last 24 hours)

I'm having some difficulty to find an example of how to create a loop with posts that had been updated in the last 24 hours. My idea is to have a page of posts or perhaps on the index.php a lists of ...
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Specific html within wordpress loop

I am trying to setup a wordpress slider, how can I achieve exact below result within a wordpress loop <div id="carousel"> <img src="slide1.png" alt="" ...
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WP_Query display next custom post from today's date

I have a calendar plugin that uses custom posts types to create events. There are several custom fields that allow me to create various and seemingly unlimited post queries. The one I'm currently ...
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WP_Query with custom post type ID

This code isn't echoing out anything, even though I'm 100% positive $mixtape_id is set to an integer which corresponds to one of the posts within the 'mixtapes' custom post type $query = new ...
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category__not_in and id values from variable

How can I set the values for category__not_in from two variables. On my example I just hardcode the ID of each category to exclude, but... how can I pass these values from some variables ? ...
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Help in query for list links

How to make one query for display a list of links like this: Date 05/20/2012 Category - Link Category - Link Category - Link Category - Link Category - Link Date 05/19/2012 Category - Link Category ...
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Unable to display multiple post types in same query (WPML WP_Query)

I'm sure there's some very easy explaination for this, but I'm stuck. I am just trying to put a nice, simple recent posts element on the front-page of a site and for some reason when I try to use: ...
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Avoid WP_Query's duplicate posts with taxonomies

Given a blog featuring several categories (such as "Sport", "Nature", etc), I've then proceded to create a custom taxonomy, which allows me to show articles in certain areas of my blog with terms such ...
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Use the page slug in a WP_Query?

I'm doing some custom loops that I initialize with a query like this $the_query = new WP_Query('page_id=266'); It works fine. It's just I'ld to call my page with its slug and not its ID. Would it ...
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Meta query with timestamp using WP_query

I'm having a problem with an events system that I'm developing for a local roller derby leaugue. I have made a custom post type ('event') where a user can add a few different types of events ...
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Using pre_get_posts with WP_Query

I was reading Stephen Harris's excellent answer to this question regarding the use of WP_query(), query_posts() and pre_get_posts. He says "pre_get_posts is a filter, for altering any query. It is ...
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using pre_get_posts for search results not found

function hotlinkers_wp_query($query) { if ( !$query->is_admin && $query->is_search) { $search_query = str_replace('-',' ', $query->query_vars['s']); ...
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Use post object from first query in second query

I have a post ID stored in a variable from my first query and I'd like to use that to highlight the post with the same ID in my second query, but it's not working. First loop: <?php if ...
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paginate_links() adds empty href to first page and previous link

This is really weird. In attempting to solve this problem i ended up with an almost perfect use of paginate_links() instead of a custom pagination function: $myquery = new WP_Query($args); $paged = ...
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Get list of months with posts

I am trying to add a filter on my custom theme based on post month, similar with the archives but with some differences. What is the best way to get a list of months in witch we have posts? Thanks, ...
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WP_Query pagination using only numbers instead of /page/1 on URL

I don't get whats happening here. I'm on a child-page template, generating a WP_Query for Custom Post Types on the fly, like this: $notrel = new WP_Query(array( 'post_type' => $type, ...