"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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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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Querying Multiple Categories With Different Offsets

On my website I have a "Breaking News" section which shows the most recent 4 stories in the "Breaking News" Category. Under this I have a featured news section which displays 5 more stories from the ...
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PHP memory friendly alternative to get_posts()

I was running into memory issues with this: get_posts( array( 'posts_per_page' => '-1', 'post_type' => array( 'product', 'product_variation' ) ) (there are thousands of results) just trying to ...
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Query: offset post list, unless it's a specific category

Here's my code: <?php query_posts(array ('showposts' => '1', 'cat' => '-11')); if (have_posts()) : while (have_posts()) : the_post(); get_template_part( 'content', 'archives' ); ...
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Post__not_in only removing first 2 pages

I am using post__not_in to remove pages from a query but it's ignoring anything more than 2 items My code: $selected_check = array(); $checks = new WP_Query( ...
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Show posts without term

I am working on a product page where I show reviews from my post type 'reviews', if the product page title matches with my term from the taxonomy 'review-product'. Example. Product page title: ...
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Display post format post in the sidebar

I am trying to pull posts with the post-format of "quote" on my sidebar. I'm getting the code to spit out the else statement but that's about it so far. I am working in the roots theme if that helps ...
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Wp_query order by multiple custom fields?

I am learning WP_query and recently ran into a problem. I need to do a query where i first filter trough one or more custom fields, which works great thanks to meta_query. However, i also need it to ...
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Query multiple meta values

I'm working on a 'checkbox filter' to query posts by checked values. See this link (EDIT: As you can see there are just 2 posts in this link, as soon as the user checks for 'MINI' it gets a good ...
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Is it possible to query all posts that don't have an attachment?

I want to get a list of all posts that don't have an attachment and delete them. This question takes about getting all posts that have an attachment, but I want the reverse of it. The brute force ...
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Returning error with WP Insert without getting an error in error log

I'm checking if a key exists in my database using $wp_db->insert() and am executing code based on the result. I know that if a row already exists it will return false and I want to use that to execute ...
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Can you order posts from wp_query by two custom meta fields?

I'm working on a site that lists events. Right now this query lists events by date: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'espresso_event', 'post_status' => ...
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WP_Query posts_per_page Only Bringing Back one post

I'm trying to modify the Genesis Tab plugin to show more than one post per tab. I've tried in vain for the past hour, but my little PHP knowledge just isn't cutting it unfortunately. Here is the ...
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How to get Page/Post Gallery attachment images in order they are set in backend using WP_Query()?

I am trying to retrieve all the images from the Gallery of a page in the order they are set in the backend. So far I have: $my_wp_query = new WP_Query(); $all_wp_pages = $my_wp_query->query( ...
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Recent Posts slider, using WP_Query(), loads duplicate sliders

I have written a small piece of code for Wordpress that will show the most recent top 4 posts in a slider (the Filament Group Responsive Carousel). It works, displaying the posts and sliding them etc, ...
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WP Cron and wp_insert_post

I'm trying to insert posts using a cron job, but I keep running into errors where WP is missing functions (is_user_logged_in, wp_get_current_user). Is there a proper way to run wp_insert_post using a ...
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How to place a loop within another loop?

I have two loops setup using WP_Query: $latest and $popular that I'm working to setup in this example layout: Latest                        ...
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How to sort post by custom table value

How can I sort my post by the maximum vote in custom table I have table like this:( user_votes) here post id 315 have votted two times so I just want to sort my posts by maximum vote. I am only ...
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Query Custom Meta Value with Increment

I have a Query searching for a meta value I have added to my posts (meta-select). I have it feeding out in a loop with 4 results. Let's say I want this loop to start with the meta value "2" and work ...
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WP_Query Meta_key is text value and need to sort as numeric not working

I have the following code below in my ~WP_Query`. $args[ 'meta_key'] = 'price'; $args['orderby'] = 'meta_value meta_value_num'; $args['order'] = 'ASC'; The custom field in question has historic ...
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Values inside a custom field to determine which category posts to display

I am facing a little problem whilst trying to display posts, from certain categories, on the front end. I've created a custom field whose key is 'related_categories' and I've different categories with ...
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Sort CPT by first letter of a meta field in a specific range

'I'm working on a way to display member profiles (Custom post type) sorted by the first letter of their last name in a given range. For example all members with a last name starting with 'A' up to ...
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Meta query for comparing two dates

I want to list all users who registered in between the $start_date and $end_date.I have written a metaquery,but it returns empty.Please help. $start_date = 2014-08-16 09:28:17 $end_date ...
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foreach,having wp_query inside, breaks after showing one result

I am trying to make category tabs that show posts from selected category tab. I have tried it my way but m getting only one post for each category, whereas it should return all post in that category. ...
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How to make “Blog pages show at most” setting not affect custom queries

I want my blog page to display 5 posts at most. But I have many custom queries (wp_query) on my site, some of them embedded together: how to make Settings > Reading > Blog pages show at most ...
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Meta_query compare operator explanation

I noticed that there are bunch of operator can be use for compare in meta_query. However, I am not quite sure what operator I should use, it is somehow confusing like = and LIKE operator. I would ...
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search query within custom taxonomy term, post title and meta field

I want to create a search that does: Search within my custom taxonomy - custom-tags search the post title search select meta field ?? dont know search with custom post type - easy part I looked ...
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Adding Post Counts to Menu (Nav) Programmatically?

I'm fairly stumped on this. Without getting too query-heavy, I was wondering what path one might take to produce a menu that links to a category of posts, and displays in parenthesis how many new ...
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70.000 custom posts on my site

My site have more than 70.000 custom posts. Admin panel not show all posts. how to fix it ? Month filter: more than 4.000 posts. it's normal.
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WP_Query tax_query problem

When I call WP_Query with tax query or category__in, I get posts only from first category in array of requested categories. $query = new WP_Query( array( "tax_query" => array( ...
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404 page is not querying my custom post

I have a 404 template page which is, obviously, designed for Not Found Pages. Within the code, I have the get_header(); where I place the global code for the site. There is a div that contains a style ...
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Can't display shortcode in WP_Query loop

I want to display all posts from my CPT brand. My WP_Query loop works well but the shortcode I want to use within it doesn't work. This shortcode comes with some plugin called Download Attachments, ...
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get_terms vs wp_query for pages - results inconsistent

I have a situation where a custom post type, with a related custom taxonomy. There are somewhere in the realm of 100 of these posts. The taxonomy associated to it has about 20 terms associated with ...
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How to use a custom post type archive as front page?

I'd like to use a custom post type archive as a site's front page, so that http://the_site.com/ is a custom post type archive displayed according to my archive-{post-type}.php file. Ideally I ...
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Inject post (from specific category) between posts in Loop

I would like to add a post (from specific category) between posts in the WordPress Loop (such as 'Sponsors'). Example: P P P S P P S P P S P P How can I achieve this? I am a beginner with coding, so ...
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How to run WP_Query to retrieve attachments to posts only from a particular category?

I have a WP blog with a few pages and posts and several categories. I want to write a loop to retrieve images attached to the posts (not the pages) and only those from a specific category and it's ...
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count posts from custom taxonomy terms by year

I want to build statistics-like tables with the count of posts in given custom taxonomy terms and display them by year along with the total post count from that year. For example: 2014 ...
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Filter WP_Query output before it is accessed (pre_get_posts)?

I have read Using pre_get_posts with WP_Query and I'm not sure where to go with it. I have a recent posts plugin which adds variables to WP_Query - one of which can be 'offset' posts. The problem is ...
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Custom post type archive organized by category

I'm trying to display a custom post type archive page which displays all the articles of a a custom post type in columns. The columns organize them in their assigned category. On the main page, I do ...
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get_query_var() not working in pre_get_posts

I'm using the pre_get_posts hook to order the main query on all my custom post type / taxonomy pages using a custom meta value. As part of the logic, I am trying to determine which taxonomy is ...
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WP_query taxonomy + get all posts with two terms from same taxonomy

This is a follow up question to Add_query_arg + two times the same argument? I want to get the post count from all posts tagged with 2 different tags from same taxonomy $args2 = array( ...
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How to create a custom shortcode based on the layout?

Hi I am developing a custom post type plugins. Which has shortcode support. Already i have created a shortcode which is going to use for default layout design. Again i have to create a onemore ...
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Query two taxonomies via URL or link?

I've been banging my head about this, and have created a work-around, but it would be much nicer for my site's organisation if I could figure this out. I want to be able to query posts across two ...
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Gravity Forms field entries into wp_query loop [closed]

I have a simple function that filters the page content when form (ID 18) is submitted. It simply displays the entry of field (ID 13)... add_action("gform_after_submission_18", "set_post_content", 10, ...
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Display related posts with same category or same tag return blank

I'm trying to display 4 related posted in the same category or have the same tag with the current post on the single post page. The result is just blank. <?php $rCateogry = ...
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Pagination on category page with custom post types

Wordpress is not new for me but I am really stuck on this piece of code that I can not get to work properly. I register a custom post type News and let the custom post type use the Wordpress ...
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How to load more custom type posts through AJAX & LOAD MORE POSTS button

Guys I am a little stuck here. Unable to load posts from a custom post type through AJAX. Normally I have had been using this script http://goo.gl/lwfM5 It seems so that $wp_query is not getting the ...
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The sorting of posts by a meta_query with two keys fails while separated as single queries it works

I have a list of courses I try to sort. For sorting purpose I want to use two advanced custom fields. First a select field class_day containing the days: 1 : Mon 2 : Tue 3 : Wed 4 : Thu 5 : Fri 6 : ...
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foreach loop inside the loop creating duplicates in output

I have a foreach loop inside the loop that is getting info from a separate table. The table has a column that has an id that reflects the id of the post type so it should always be unique. When I ...
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Filter Posts from the Main Query

I want to conditionally merge a custom post type with my posts post type, based on a custom field. If the field's value is 1, then I want I need those custom posts to appear in the same loop as posts ...