"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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What's missing in this wp_query and meta_query

There is something missing because this is driving me crazy at the moment. I'm using the wp_query with the following args. $args = array( 'post_type' => 'project', 'post_status' ...
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Why does 'exclude_from_search' exclude a custom post type from WP_Query?

In WP 3.1, it appears that setting 'exclude_from_search' = TRUE for a custom post type excludes the post type not just from searches on the front-end, but also from any post query using 'post_type' = ...
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Hook/action after WP_Query gets posts to query custom tables for post-related meta

I see that there are hooks for manipulating WP_Query before it gets its posts (parse_query, pre_get_posts), but I can't seem to find any hooks for after the WP_Query object is populated. I have a ...
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What is the most efficient way to execute recursive complex queries?

There's a "Jobs" section on my website (custom post type), with various associated taxonomies (language spoken, type of contract, location, etc.) The website also has a very big user base (about 10 ...
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Loop inside the loop

I'm working on a project where I need display 2 post from one category and also I need to put another loop between this post post to display random list of post from other category. Easiest way to do ...
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Limiting posts_join, where, etc to a specific WP_Query object?

I hope this makes any type of sense. I want to be able to add clauses to a specific query object without effecting the main loop on a page, for example for content in a side bar or footer. Is it ...
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Using Wordpress to make a “Product Search” type navigation drilldown

This is somewhat of a follow-up to a question I asked some time ago: Trying to design nice category drilldown with one "held" taxonomy and a repeatable list of categories I've sort of got ...
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Usage of the new “posts_clauses” filter in Wordpress 3.1?

Just noticed that 3.1 added a new filter to customize queries: posts_clauses. All I could find about it is that instead of using the separate query filters like posts_where or posts_join, you can ...
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Loop for custom post types filtered by a taxonomy

I am using the Custom Post Type feature in Wordpress 3 to create an Events section for my website. I am able to get this to display by using the relevante template files, but I also want the event ...
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How can I generate a RSS feed based on a custom WP_Query?

I have a WP_Query returning a list of posts of a particular post type and with a certain meta_value (custom field value) Is there a way generate an RSS feed based of these results ?
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meta_query with meta values as serialize arrays

I'm working on a project in which I'm creating a custom post type and custom data entered via meta boxes associated with my custom post type. For whatever reason I decided to code the meta boxes in ...
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What kind of object type is WP_Query?

I am getting this error when I try to return the post_title value from my WP_Query: **Fatal error:** Cannot use object of type WP_Query as array Here is the code: $query = new WP_Query( array( ...
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Pagination : How to remove /page/x/ after a 'POST' action on a form returning to page 1

I have the following query, what it does is get a list of "Books" (custom post type). This list is displayed on a page which also has a small form with a dropdown populated with the terms of "Editors" ...
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How Can I Always Display A Particular Post First Using WP_Query?

My apologies if this question has already been asked somewhere else, I searched but couldn't find anything. I am working on a tours website, there will be individual package pages that show some text, ...
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Is it possible to wrap Geo Location search around WP_Query?

I'll just like to add that I have a current working solution in place and works well but I'm looking for ideas of being able to do it better or cleaner if possible. We have hundreds of properties in ...
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Custom Taxonomy not working with posts_per_page in new WP_query (pagination problem)

OK, so i'm messing with Custom Taxonomies for the second time and in both instances i've run into this problem where using the posts_per_page argument in either a query_posts or WP_query scenario.. ...
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Slow speed and high CPU usage for my code. How to improve it?

this is my code. It gets the variables from the url. It is very slow and sometimes don't even complete. How can I improve it? Note: Most of the times some of the variables will not have any value. I ...
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Custom Field Query - Meta Value is Array

I'm using a custom field query (or trying to) : $args = array( 'post_type' => 'pf_cookbook', 'meta_query' => array( 'key' => 'pf_cookbook_recipes', ...
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wp_query orderby title and meta key value (WP3.1)

I have a taxonomy wp_query and i would like to order the list by title and by meta value (numeric value) Have a meta value Interesting = 1 or 0 in the posts Not so interesting posts would be at the ...
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WP_Query - Adding “offset” posts to the end of the loop

I'm trying to create two queries. In the first query, I will, for example, display 6 posts, in a given order. In the second query, I want to display the same 6 posts, but "offset" the first 3 and ...
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Broken? WP_Query and “attachment” as a post type

I have a gallery attached to a page. On that page, I'm running the following query: $events_gallery = new WP_Query( // Start a new query for our videos array( 'post_parent' => $post->ID, // ...
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How to query children by post name/slug

It appears that I can only use an ID for the param post_parent whether in WP_Query or get_children Is there a way to query for children via postnames which are more readable.
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Sub-loop / nested loops Best Practices

I'm trying sort through the morass that is WP documentation, and just need someone to clear up the use of the term "The Loop" and how it relates to subloops. My understanding of "The Loop" is that ...
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Stomping WP_Query in author archive to facilitate pagination with custom queries

I am using get_posts and get_comments to build several loops on the page, at which I am having some issues in pagination. I have the global posts per page option (Settings > Reading) set to 10, and ...
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Pre-existing arguments when using queries

I am struggling to understand how queries work with get_posts(), query_posts() and WP_Query(). In particular I do not understand what pre-existing selection may exist when using these on a given page ...
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Passing meta_box string to post__in?

Hey Guys, I'm using a meta box to store a bunch of page ID's. When I try to pass the page ID's to the post__in parameter of WP_Query it doesn't work becuase the metabox comes throug as a string, when ...
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Using wp_query is it possible to orderby taxonomy?

My question is simple, I'm using WP_Query to retrieve some custom type posts filtering by a taxonomy using tax_query. Now my problem is I would like to orderby the taxonomy, but from documentation ...
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Query Posts (post meta)

my situation: I have a frontpage which filters 12 thumbnails out of 24 (each thumbnail represents a post's featured image), and displays them. The user has the ability to hide whichever post he wants ...
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meta_query: using BETWEEN with floats and/or casting to DECIMAL

Each post has a lat/lng value attached to it via postmeta. I'm trying to grab all posts within a bounding lat/lng value. Here's the get_posts query: $posts = get_posts(array( 'posts_per_page' ...
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How do I order by multiple custom fields using wp_query?

I have a rating system where the user can enter a custom field of either "Stars" or "Hearts", but whichever one they choose they have to enter a value of 1 thru 5. Using wp_query, I can successfully ...
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How to limit the posts

I have a new question, how can I limit the amount of posts coming out of this query? I only need 7 <?php $newsposts = new WP_Query('cat=restaurant'); if ( is_front_page()) { echo '<h3 ...
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query_posts() in function makes global $wp_query out of sync?

This has me stumped for a while already. Either I am missing something very obvious or something very not obvious. I am also not entirely sure if this has something to do with WP or purely PHP ...
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Search multiple custom fields by using meta_query

I'm trying to create a search results listing for a custom post type and the problem I'm running in to is with the way the 'meta_query' parameter is stringing the passed values together. It appears ...
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How do I get the title of a category in a custom loop?

I am using the following code to display a list of posts within a category, but I want to display the title in it's own h2 tag above the list. <ul class="subcats-list"> <?php $weightloss = ...
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How to Get All Posts with any post status?

i am creating a frontend dashboard where i need to show all the post by the current user. So i need to show posts with all post status. Mainly published, trashed and the pending. I am now using ...
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insert data in database table from plugin with WP3.1

I am quite new in WP Plugin World. I am trying to develop a plugin in WP 3.1 when I am trying to insert data into my table named "wp_enam" in the following way: $wpdb->insert($wpdb->enam, ...
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How to make an activities stream mixing posts and comments?

What I'm currently trying to make is an activities stream wich list : The posts, the comments, both mixed between them and ordered by date. My idea is to make two queries, but i don't know how to ...
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How to trigger 404 for custom query var?

How can you trigger a 404 when using custom query vars? I've got re-write rules written for a custom query var, but if you were to request a URL for the query var that should technically be a 404 it ...
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Wordpress Orderby Numeric Value Not Working

I am trying to get all products from the wpsc-product post type and then display them by a custom meta field called release_date_year. However, it doesn't appear to be ordering my posts by this custom ...
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Prioritising and Ordering Posts By Category Name Using A Custom Loop

I have a custom loop pulling out videos all assigned to various categories. However there is a category called "new-video" and I need to pull out all videos using my custom loop, but I would like the ...
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Find Posts based on Child Post value

I am creating a plugin that adds two custom post types, one of which will always be a child of the other. The parent post type is for Events, the child for Performances. Before entering the Loop, I'd ...
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Order query by meta_value with multiple custom fields

I would like to get ordered all my posts with multiple cutom fields (WordPress 3). Exemple, I've 2 custom couple meta_key/meta_value : " order_submenuexpositions / numeric " " ...
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Display agents (custom post type) alphabetically, except one who always shows last

I would like to display all agents a-z, except there is one agent who should always show up last. Ideally I'd like the ordering to be done from the value of a custom field, dName. I was looking ...
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empty WP_Query object on local install

I just realized, that i got a complete *empty WP_Query object* on my plain wordpress install. I reseted the DB, deactivated all plugins and activated TwentyTen as theme, but the complete Object simply ...
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Page queried instead of a custom taxonomy

When I try to get an archive for a custom taxonomy, WP searches for a page and doesn’t find anything. The Setup My code from the functions.php: add_action( 'init', 'register_store_taxonomy' ); ...
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Where is this query?

This query given below appears alot in my slow-query log. Can someone please tell me where can I find this query ? that will help me try to modify it SELECT SQL_CALC_FOUND_ROWS wp_posts.* FROM ...
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Using wp_list_pages() after calling query_posts()

It's possible that I'm just doing this wrong, so feel free to let me know how you would solve this problem. I have a mostly page-based site, but there are a few "pages" where my content is coming ...
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how to group custom post type posts by custom taxonomy terms

I would really appreciate if you could help me :) I'm very stuck and don't know how to proceed. I have a custom post type called event and 2 custom taxonomies registered for it: event_type with ...
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How to echo data after a WP_Query

I would like to display data from a post that has custom fields in a metabox. One of the fields is the URL for an image. How do I create an echo to display the image? The other field I want to call ...
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Is there something wrong w/ this code?

<?php $rp = new WP_Query(array( 'post_type' => array( 'post','videos','projects' ), 'orderby' => 'date&order=DESC', 'posts_per_page' => 4 )); while ...