"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 should show stickies first

I have the problem that my theme is for some reason always showing the latest posts at first. I would however like it to show all stickies at first and then show the regular ones. Here is the code: ...
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Query to return maximum of one post per author

We are introducing a "featured author" area on our site and would like to display the most recent articles by a select group of authors. However, we only want a maximum of one post per author to ...
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Using WP_Query and Query_post for the loop?

I am using the code below to call post from a certain Taxonomy term. My intentions are to mix that into the normal loop. I'm am not trying to create two different loops, but one loop that displays ...
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Do not show a custom post if it belongs to a certain custom taxonomy

I am trying to block the visualization of a custom post, of type 'product', if it is assigned to certain values of the taxonomy 'product_cat'. Strictly speaking, I would like to block the ...
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Fix incorrect related posts code snippet

Can anybody fix this incorrect related posts codes snippet? function related_posts() { if (is_single()) { global $post; $current_post = $post->ID; $categories = get_the_category(); ...
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Multiple loop for “featured” items returns wrong posts

I have a page template where I first am getting the contents of the page, as input in the admin tool, then a loop of posts of a custom post type. I need to split this loop up into the 2 newest posts ...
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Crafting WP_Query array, sort by date

question about wordpress WP_Query: 'post_type' => 'event_date' outputs dd/mm/yy ex: 31122012 I would like to order my frontend 'event_date' output not by latest WP post entry but by latest ...
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Display posts where date field matches current month?

I have a loop which displays all the posts of the "events" post type on my site. Each of these posts has a custom date field "event_date", which I sort the display of the loop by. I would like to ...
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The next_posts_link() works only with original $wp_query

I've got custom template that I want to display paged blog posts. This is the beginning of my file: $wp_query = new WP_Query($args); if($wp_query->have_posts()){ ...
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Custom post query by taxonomy

I am using WordPress 3.5. My query is, $args = array( 'post_type' => array('product', 'comic', 'magazine'), 'taxonomy' => 'Genres', 'term' => 'hot', 'posts_per_page' => ...
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Displaying Portfolio Filter by Category Order (alphabetically)

I have created a custom post type to display churches in Europe. I used a tutorial to make it filterable and everything on my site works as normal. How would I organize the posts by country, instead ...
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WP_Query ordered by custom field that is a date string?

Each of my posts have a single custom field that is a string of a date (not the date of the post). Instead of my theme's current query, which orders by published date, I want to order by this custom ...
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Retreaving all images attached to current post

I am trying to retrieve attachments that are attached to my current post. This is the code that I am trying to use. What I'm attempting to do is query all of my posts that are of custom post type ...
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$query conflicting with other queries in the same page

This is my front page: <?php /** * Template Name: Front Page * * @package bbPress * @subpackage Theme */ get_header(); ?> <div id="primary"> <div id="content" ...
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Why does pagination always break when used on any form of a home page?

Why does WP pagination break when used on the homepage? If you take the code below and use it in a page template it works perfectly (make sure you have 3 or more posts). However, as soon as you use ...
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Why posts array is empty?

I try to get posts that either do not have a custom field set or if set have a value not like a given parameter. Here is my code: $args_included = array( 'numberposts' => 1, ...
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How to query posts that are not related to any term of a taxonomy?

Background I'am generating posts from an uploaded csv. Each row is supposed to be a new CPT record which will have a term based on one of its column. This is the stripped csv Post Title;This is the ...
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IP address character limit

my client in his template is using <?php comment_author_IP(); ?> to display IP's of comment authors. Recently he came to me with idea of limiting whole number to several characters. Final result ...
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WordPress theme options error

I am building a theme and I need to call theme options But I do get errors like white screen and 500 internal server error when I call theme options here In WP query (newbie in PHP) ...
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Custom loop with multiple taxonomy queries

Apologies -- new to the stackexchange and actually posted this over in Stack Overflow because I didn't know there was a WP specific joint. My issue-- What I Have: I've got the code for a working ...
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Should I use Pre Get Posts or WP_Query

I have the following query which I call in my taxonomy.php template via query_brands_geo('dealers', 'publish', '1', $taxtype, $geo, $brands); This function works perfectly. However after reading ...
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Site not getting correct featured image from my query

On the home page of my site I have a series of tiles that link to various parts of the site. One tile links to the blog and I have written some code to pull the latest post with an image attached to ...
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Why won't my paged wp_query work? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Pagination not working with custom loop Any ideas why this paged wp_query doesn't seem to want to work? I've tried replacing the pt_pagination function with the default ...
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Custom query (author is post_author or meta co_author) with Pagenavi pagination

I need to create a custom query for the author archive (where the author is post_author OR is a meta co_author), and it have to work with WP Pagenavi. The query is something like this (omitting $wpdb ...
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twentyeleven_content_nav hook no longer outputs navigation link after 3.5 upgrade

After upgrading to 3.5, I discovered that navigation has disappeared outside of the main index page. Theme is TwentyEleven and I've verified that this still occurs after disabling all plugins. ...
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Excluding posts from a category but only if they're not in multiple categories

I am looking to exclude a category in Wordpress. I am referring to the Wordpress Codex page on wp_query but I am having the following problem: I want to exclude posts from category 1, but if a post ...
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How to add a recent post function to a text widget I created for practice?

I am currently being trained to create widgets and my mentor has asked me to create a text widget then add the ability to display the 5 most recent posts (all categories) on it. I am a little stumped ...
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How do I use WP_query with multiple post IDs?

I want to query multiple posts with an array of IDs (note: I am querying a custom post type). Here's what I have, which isn't working: $myarray = array('144', '246'); $args = array( 'post_type' ...
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Too many posts cause slow load when paginating

I have about 10k posts and I made a page that lists all posts but it is paginated every 54posts. It gives 131 queries in 6.730 seconds which is pretty slow to load. Is there a way to make it load ...
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Only display posts that are in multidimensional meta_value

So i want to retrive a list with the posts that are in the meta_key "_blocks" and in that there is a multidimensional array with "areas" called left, right ,top etc. And within them there are assigned ...
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Assign a tag to custom post type using a query

I have a custom post type courses with a custom field level. I want to run a query (mysql or WP query) that runs through every course (post) and if the level is greater than 3, append a tag called ...
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Select custom posts by meta_value and sort by a different meta value

I have my query set up like this: $article_query = new WP_Query(array( 'meta_key' => 'issue', 'meta_value' => $post->ID , 'post_type' => ...
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wp query problem

I am using wp-postviews plugin to to track views of my post The author provided a query to order post by views in index.php <?php query_posts('v_sortby=views&amp;v_orderby=desc') ?> ...
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querying posts by custom taxonomy terms right from a querystring based URL

The following URL seems to work for cats and tags only. yoursite.com?cat=2&tag=bread1+bread2 what if you wanted to get into custom taxonomy and terms and do something similar? is there an ...
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Can I make a search query which includes a space?

I want to search via WP_Query for the test "hello " including the last trailing space. Is this possible and if so, how do I do this?
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Add a default meta_value to new posts

I have a page template that allows users to create and update posts from the front end. I also am using 2 plugins, 1 that allows the user to rate posts from 1-5 stars and another that allows them to ...
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Using multiple variables to assign categories to an array

I have php set up in a template file to check a form and see if 1 or more of 5 categories is selected. Based on which one is selected, I want the custom query I'm using to change in that the array for ...
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Ajax and WP_Query/tax_query parameter

After doing some extensive research, I've exhausted all my options and decided to actually ask a question here. I'm trying to get a filtered set of posts through AJAX using WP_Query and the tax_query ...
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Wordpress Queries Not Working?

//Display All Reviews function display_all_reviews( $query ) { if ( $query->is_home() && $query->is_main_query() ) { $query->set( 'tag', 'reviews' ); } } add_action( ...
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Pagination not working on homepage

I tried multiple solutions but its not working. When I go to /page/2, it doesn't work. I'm executing custom query in index.php of my theme. if ( get_query_var('paged') ) { $paged = ...
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Nested meta_query with multiple relation keys

I am curious whether Wordpress is able to run nested meta_query, with each having different relation keys? As of Wordpress 3.0, tax_query is able to perform this function; I'm wondering whether this ...
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Show posts containing or not custom field

I'm trying to show aditional posts in the author's page. This page must have posts containing a specific meta_key and meta_value, where the displayed author it is not really the WP post's author. ...
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Post_count only shows the number of results per page

I have a wp_query $wp_query = new WP_Query($args); but for some reason the $wp_query->post_count only shows the amount of posts on each page. So if I set 'showposts' => '10' and 12 results are ...
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WP_Query meta compare must include ALL array values

I am allowing users to query posts using a form with checkboxes. I want the posts to be filtered by the checkboxes but instead of showing all posts that include the ANY of the meta values selected I ...
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Get next post when using pagination with WP_Query?

How do i specify which "page" to get when using WP_Query? I'm using pagination and i only display three posts per page, but i need to manually set which page to get, because Wordpress doesn't do that ...
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How to order posts by taxonomy in WP_Query [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Using wp_query is it possible to orderby taxonomy? I have a page template that should show CPTs grouped by taxonomy. I'd like to get all the CPTs in a single query and ...
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Query posts by custom fields

I am making a theme for a hotel, and I need to be able to provide functionality to search by the following custom fields: Location and Price. I need to be able to query them from the query string ...
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Determine if ID is page or post and query the ID

I want to look up a page id and determine if it's a page or post. Then query that id and display stuff like title, featured image, etc. This works for Pages: query_posts('page=' . ...
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What are the differences between “Latest Posts” and “Static Page”?

WordPress has an option to pick "Latest Posts" and "Static Page" under "Settings" in Admin Panel. My questions: What page template is getting loaded in each of those modes? Why paged stops working ...
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Using WP Query to search by multiple meta fields

I made a custom search form with select boxes and text fields. I have a select box with options like "renting" and "selling" (its a real estate site) There are also input fields for minimum and ...