"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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Get images only if parent status is publish

I have a site which uses a custom template page for each image, and users can favorite an image. I am then pulling a page of most favorited images: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'attachment', ...
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Order Posts by Closest Numeric Values

I'm using custom post types to display properties and have a custom price field assigned to each post. On the property page I want to display a list of four similarly priced properties, two less than ...
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Retrieve or Query Pages by ID

I have a problem with my code, I want to display 3 specific pages on my homepage but my code is not working.. here's the code.. <?php $args = array( 'post_type' => ...
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How to remove specific categories from posts?

I need to select all posts from database without fetching some categories. For example I fetch posts with this code: $featuredPosts = new WP_Query(); $featuredPosts->query('showposts=40'); So, ...
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Best practice for multiple queries on page

On my WordPress site I have three categories 'moviestar', 'interviews', and 'movies'. On a 'moviestar' category page that is entitled 'Angelina Jolie' (and with a custom variable starname='Angelina ...
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Including Custom Meta with posts_where query

I have been looking around to see how to do this but the solutions i've found don't seem to be working for me. I'm making an AJAX powered search for some wordpress custom post types. I have got ...
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Help Structuring Query for Archive Pages

I'm building a site with several different post types (blog posts, products, informational articles, etc.). On archive type pages (search results, tag pages, etc.), I want to display content from the ...
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Ascending order has strange effects on wordpress loop

I have a custom loop: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'symposia_program', 'taxonomy' => 'days', 'term' => 'day-1', 'order' => 'ASC' ); $query = new WP_Query($args); if ( ...
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Query not sorting DESC

I am using the following query: <?php $postslist = new WP_Query('meta_key=Ordermetakey&orderby=meta_value_num&order=ASC&posts_per_page=5'); To sort a small post list on the ...
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Help with hierarchical custom taxonomies and permalinks…almost there

I'm trying to get permalinks working with custom taxonomies and custom post types. Following the instructions here I was able to get it almost working, but one small glitch. The code to register ...
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Custom Post Order for a Custom Post Type

I need a custom WP-Query written that will display a list of paginated pages (custom post type) in a custom order. I have a custom post type called "courses" I have a custom post type called "events" ...
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Using tax_query reverses my post_type argument in a custom WP_Query

I'm using a custom query to pull some posts from a custom post type. I'm having problems with it so I used print_r on my WP_Query object and I found something strange. my query has these arguments: ...
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When to use WP_query(), query_posts() and pre_get_posts

I read @nacin's You don't know Query yesterday and was sent down a bit of a querying rabbit hole. Before yesterday, I was (wrongly) using query_posts() for all my querying needs. Now I'm a little bit ...
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add_actions called from functions.php not returning good values

I am trying to add some security/acccess prevention to my site via the functions.php. However whenever I try to add through functions.php (instead of as a plugin, which I've done in the past) it ...
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Use have_posts() with array of post results retrieved by $wpdb->get_results

I don't know if I'm retarded, crazy or just plain genius or not, but I've decided to use tags as a way to link content site-wide (a big ol' many-to-many relationship website for archiving various ...
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how to translate countries output from wp database?

i have a list of countries in french stored in my database (wp_country). i use the code above to retrieve all the countries witth this ecohing echo '"' . $country['name_country'] . '",'; it outputs ...
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How to create custom query by keyword in post title?

I need some help regarding Custom Query by keyword. I send a keyword to my page where I would like to list those posts which post_title contains the keyword I sent. Here comes my query as follows: ...
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How to extend WP_Query to include custom table in query?

I have been days over this issue now. Initially it was, how to store a user's follower data in database, for which I got couple of nice recommendations here at WordPress Answers. After, following the ...
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How to do a particular wp_query taxonomy search

I have added a custom taxonomy called experience to the page post-type, and the taxonomy has terms "vfds" and "plcs" I am trying to create a search where a user can select one or more experience ...
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Using Query Posts With Multiple Post Types And A Taxonomy

I am developing a site that has two different custom post types; one of them is called Articles and one is called Sketchpad. Sketchpad is user submitted content that is assigned a custom taxonomy term ...
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How do I make a meta_query OR relation work? [closed]

Here's are wp_query args: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'sportpages' ,'post_status' => 'publish' ,'posts_per_page' => 1000 ,'post_parent' => 4738 ,'meta_query' => ...
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switched from query_posts to WP_query, not working now?

So I had asked (in retrospect a pretty non-question) at A little help/cleanup from a real coder? and one of the comments was to not use query_posts and instead use WP_Query. So I did a little digging ...
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get query's query string

By the time index.php runs, it seems as though there is already a query populated. How can I find out what that query's query string is? eg. new WP_Query([query string is here])
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query inside main query order issue

I'm trying to access the following shortcode in a simple page, with [featured/] function mytheme_featured() { $my_query2 = new WP_Query('category_name=featured&showposts=1'); while ...
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WP_Query with 2 genres

I'm working with a custom post type and trying to get a query working that includes 2 genres (a custom taxonomy). I have this, which works for a single genre (I don't want to display the widget ...
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wpquery via ajax

I can reload my page and have php write a new wpquery and replace the content on my page, but I really don't want to deal with a new page load. Is there an easy way to send a wpquery string (eg "p=7") ...
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How to query for most viewed posts and show top 5

Here is how I am getting the views for one post: function getPostViews($postID){ $count_key = 'post_views_count'; $count = get_post_meta($postID, $count_key, true); ...
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Custom query does not find pages

I don't consider myself to be a newb, I've had a loop of all the pages work before, but right now one of my custom loops on my page template (which is used as the index page of the site), will not ...
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Want to redirect if search query match exact title of any post

I am using WordPress 3.3.1 and new to this system. I want to redirect the search query to the post if query exactly matches post title of some post. I also want it to run before any search query ...
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“tax_query” parameter not working with WP_Query

I have a custom post type called 'episode'. Attached to 'episode' I have a custom taxonomy called 'video_type' that contains two terms: "bonus-footage" and "episode"; "episode" contains two child ...
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Multiple loops on index page with sticky post and pagination

First post on this site. Hope to get some help from you guys. Probably a simple answer for you experts. I have two category's (news & work). I want to show on my index page (wordpress ...
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Deleting terms from the Wordpress wp terms table

what wp function do i use so that I can delete a term without worrying about the related tables such as wp term relationships and wp term taxonomy? Also if a post has a relationship to the deleted ...
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query_posts, oderby meta_value & print “future” posts

I have a custom post type for a cycling club uses to schedule rides. There is a custom field for these posts where the user selects the "ride date" with JQUI date & time picker. This information ...
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Display posts from an array of ID's

The result of the query so far is the print of the array, Array ( [0] => 309 [1] => 10 ), 309 & 10 are the correct id's of the posts I want to display, and "No posts were found" the result of ...
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Custom WP_Query breaks default behaviour of viewing right post associated with tax-term!

I have a custom-taxonomy for a custom-post-type just like categories. I've used the standard loop in my taxonomy-event_type.php template so far … if ( have_posts() ) : while ( have_posts() ) : ...
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Does wp track views for posts?

I want to do a query and sort posts by views. Is this possible? I'm not even sure where to start..
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Loop to fetch 3 post_thumbnail instances from 3 most recent custom post types named “portfolio”

I am trying to display 3 post_thumbnails from a custom post type "portfolio" on my homepage template. So one from post 'A' , one from post 'B' and one from post 'C' The image from post A will be set ...
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Pagination problem by using WP_Query

Sorry for me, if I use incorrect words or sentenses, my English is poor, i.e. I'm from Russia. I have problem with pagination by using WP_query and pagination links like next_posts_link and ...
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exclude pages in custom menu

I am creating a custom theme for wordpress, which will have a settings page. i am adding the option to exclude pages from the navigation, which will simply work on the page id separated by a "," here ...
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Sanitation needed for WP_Query or get_posts calls?

Just wanted to get a straight answer on this: when submitting query_vars to a call to get_posts or WP_Query, is sanitation needed or does WordPress already take care of that?
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WPML with WP_Query serving up all 3 languages [closed]

I've got something about this on the WPML support forums, but I figured I could ask here as well. Here's the important info: I'm running a WP Multisite setup with custom post types, custom fields, ...
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Category 'pad_counts' & 'parent' conflict

Below is the current loop I have setup: <?php //start products category loop $args = array( 'hide_empty' => 0, 'parent' => 0, ...
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Get all custom_post_type posts + blog posts from one category in a single query

Is there a way to query posts from multiple post_type's and filter the normal blog posts by a category? I am trying to display the 10 latest custom_post_type posts and blog posts on my homepage in a ...
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Is it possible to create a shortcode that will query a post based on taxonomies?

I am working on a site that will be listing a few hundred products and we wanted to be able to quickly/easily show specific products on a page based on taxonomies. I have been doing some research and ...
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wp_query custom post type by taxonomy & standard post by taxonomy

Anyone know how I can neatly combine a query to pull CPT by a custom taxonomy and also standard posts by taxonomy into same query to list all posts together on my home page? for example: $args = ...
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SQL Query inside Widget

I have a widget which contains the following code: <? global $wpdb; $querystr = "SELECT name FROM wp_venues WHERE name ='".the_field('venue')."' "; $info = $wpdb->get_var($querystr); echo ...
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Custom WP Query from meta_value stored as serialised array

I'm using a Magic Fields 2 multicheck box to store Services which can be assigned to Case Studies. The data is stored as a serialised array in WordPress, and I need some help to extract the "related ...
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Multiple WP_Query loops with Pagination

There are a few other questions about this (and WP_Query pagination seems to be a huge question for a lot of people) so I'm trying to narrow down exactly how to make it function. I'm able to create a ...
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Date not appearing in custom query

I'm having a weird issue with Wordpress which I cannot solve by myself, and for which I couldn't find an aswer over this and other websites. Basically, I have a custom loop. while ( ...
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WP_Query filter and order by meta ordering by wrong joined table

I'm trying to both filter and order a Wordpress query using the meta_value, however the ORDER BY part of the query seems to be working on the wrong table. The query params here are: array(12) { ...