"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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Loop through multiple custom fields with increasing number

I have a problem with custom fields that I have been trying to figure out for a while, but with no luck. I have a section on the site I'm building that let's the users publish content form the the ...
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WP JSON REST API (Ryan McCue) how to query posts with specific meta data with 'AND' relation?

I use Wp_query class to query my posts. 15 posts are in a template fetched on page load and their filtering works fine. Infinity scroll fetches for other posts using JSON restful services. The filter ...
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Custom query - alternate posts by category

I have a custom post type called "services" with a custom taxonomy called "location". Each post is categorized as either "Location A" or "Location B". I need to query all posts from the "services" ...
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Comment count same for every post in homepage WP_Query

I have a WP_Query on my homepage template that works just fine for get_the_title() and MANY other functions for each post in the loop. However, any way of getting the comment count just grabs the ...
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Adding nav_menu_item id to Wordpesss links and wp_query vars

having a bit of an issue with this. What I want to achieve is this, the user clicks on a menu item and the menu item's id is available in the $wp_query vars. I also want to achieve the same with any ...
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Set post number to single posts

I have a function that I am using to number posts in a category. It is in my function.php and looks like this: function get_episode_number($postID){ $options = get_option('theme-opts'); $opts_cat = ...
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How to set parameters for search loop?

This is the loop from search.php file: if (have_posts()) { while (have_posts()) { the_post(); I tried to set parameters like this: $wp_query->set('post_status', 'publish'); ...
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dynamicaly populate a WP-Query Argument

Hi Ive the following code for a single Taxonomy term template, its all working fine, however i'd like to adapt it somehow to get the argument 'term' dynamically, so get the current term, update the ...
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Get author meta data with no published posts in author.php?

Unfortunately the following codes only echo the spcefic default and custom author datas if the author has at least one published post :( <?php the_author_meta('description'); ?> <?php ...
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Converting multiple loops into one single loop with pagination

I am using Isotope jquery plugin to filter/sort posts in Wordpress but to correctly filter the posts into the right order I have needed to output each category one after the other. To do this I've ...
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Using meta_query with multiple keys and compare values

I suspect I may be asking for the moon on a stick with this, but: I have a filter for my shows custom post type. The filter uses standard taxonomies attached to shows, but also allows the user to ...
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Sorting with custom field and 'comment_count' - orderby

How can I also add comment_count to my existing query? Below query works fine and sorts the archive with highest rating_avg only, I would like to sort my archive using rating_avg first and then the ...
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Comparisson between date() and a date from wp_postmeta

I am using the calendar plugin: "The Events Calendar", and is trying to get the events that are done. I can't see what it is that I'm doing wrong, but I'm pretty sure that my meta_query is wrong, ...
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$wpdb error : call to a member function insert() on a non-object

I'd like to add data to my custom wordpress table of my plugin, here is my code: <?php global $wpdb; $data = $_POST['name']; $wpdb->insert('ct_data' , array( 'name' => $data ), array( "%s" ...
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Detect featured image among the attached images

I use the following code to extract the attached images from a post with ID: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'attachment', 'post_parent' => $product_id, ...
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WP_Query by a category id and a custom post_type

I need to query all posts that belong to a given category (default, not custom) and a custom post type. As simple as that. The fact that it doesn't work, to me, is ridiculous. Unless I'm missing ...
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WP_Query for attachments without duplicating post_parent and displaying tagged image

I've tagged a number of media uploads on my site with the various products' names which are featured in them. The goal is to get a list of the posts which have been tagged with each product name, but ...
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WP_Query and polylang issue

In the theme I develop, I have a template showing 5 posts using the standard loop: <?php $my_query = new WP_Query('showposts=5'); while ($my_query->have_posts()) ...
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Sub-Categories in query

I have to list all products subcategories but with pagination. I only know this method to display custom taxonomies: <?php $terms = get_terms('product_cat', array('parent'=>40)); foreach ...
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Query stopped working

The following code stopped working, not entering the while loop at all although there exist 'staff' posts. How can I start trying to find out what's going on? Only think that's changed I think is I ...
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Unable to get all tags from specific categories

Page in question. I'm trying to use a WP_Query(); targeting specific categories and displaying all the tags used for posts within those categories. I noticed that some tags, like truffles aren't ...
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how to place page navigation on a specific page at the end of posts from specific category in thesis theme

In single page of wordpress site I am trying to show 10 posts from a specific category. At the end of the list of 10 posts I want to show page navigation so user can navigate to old posts of this ...
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return wp query results in a shortcode

I am using wp query results in a shortcode, and right now I am echoing out the stuff I need, or just using wp functions (title(), the_content() etc.). The problem is, if I put that shortcode in a ...
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Paginated pages are showing correct content but pagination links are not

I am using a custom WP_Query to display posts on static front page. and generating numbered pagination links with paginate_links functions. This is the code I have... $latest_args = array( ...
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WP Query post meta value

I'm trying to get posts which have applied the meta value trainees. $args = array( 'posts_per_page' => -1, 'orderby' => 'post_date', 'order' => 'DESC', ...
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posts_per_page not returning correct number of posts

$queryArgs = array( 'post_type' => 'recipe', //'orderby' => 'menu_order', 'orderby' => 'date', 'order' => 'DESC', 'posts_per_page' => 10, // 'posts_per_page' => -1 ); ...
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WP_Query not looking at child category

Hi all I have a loop that shows a post on a single page and puts the first category name in the variable $cat: $cat = $category[0]->cat_name;?> Now after the post I have a link to show ...
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WP_query problem -spurious results

What am I missing? <? //Specialities Query $args = array( 'post_type' => 'page', 'post__in' => array(24, 26, 28), ) ; $specialities_query = new WP_Query( $args ); // The Loop ...
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Combining queries with different arguments per post type

I am building a section on a site where I am merging two different post types into one loop, and then displaying them randomly. The problem is, I'm having a hard time finding a way to limit the amount ...
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Query post from existing category with shortcode

i have created a shortcode to query service item. when i tried to query from category. its not working. i just tried to query post from News category [as-service sitem="4" cat="News"] ...
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Splice together 2 WP_Query objects

I have been trying for a few days to make a homepage that displays all my posts, and after every 2 posts, a testimonial. I have found dozens of articles describing how to count while you are in the ...
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Add posts to WP Query object

I need to filter the WP_Query object by adding some posts to it. I have the posts id's (from another SQL query). What would be the way to add (merge) new posts into the WP_Query object?
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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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Different number of posts showing in development vs production server

So I'm working on a website for a client. Everything works fine except for the fact that the number of posts showing in the homepage of my development server is different from the number of posts ...
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What is the most efficient way of querying posts based on visits and date for current day?

I am about to develop a piece of code for my site to display the most popular posts of the day that are X days old. I would like some help from you to achieve this the most efficient way. This is ...
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category__and works, but why?

I've already found a solution for my question/query but I can't help feeling dirty; this works, but I don't know why, or if there is a better solution. I have a post that has several categories, for ...
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Query to get data of a post, if in category?

You would think you could use $query = new WP_Query(array( 'p' => $idofpost, 'cat' => $numbers )); to return the post if it is a certain category (or categories, or -number to exclude ...
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Taxonomy related query not working

For all of my pages I have setup a taxonomy field using the plugin Advanced Custom Fields, for which I can then select as Home category, or something else like News. I am using the default category ...
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compare meta_query in get_posts arguments

I like to exclude certain posts with a custom field. So if my_custom_field_ignore isset AND 1 ignore this post. If it's not set include it. This is what I have $args = array( 'post_type' ...
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Problem accessing values from $wp_query in plugin

I am creating a custom plugin where I am passing parameters in the url and trying to access the values of those parameters using $wp_query directly in the plugin, but it returns an empty array. I ...
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Get query results with a page title

I want access to an item details by WP_Query with page title I tried this codes but failed: <form method="GET" action=""> <div> <input type="text" name="product"> ...
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Paginate User Query

I am trying to write a simple shortcode function that will return a list of users based on a given meta value. It functions fine, but I am trying to paginate the list. Here is my code: function ...
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How do I add an item to the WP admin menu?

I want to add an item to my WordPress admin menu - "News" - it's to contain a list of articles written about my company. Each article will consist of the following metadata: Headline Date Link to ...
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Order posts by custom field

I have 2 types of posts - event and news. For event category, I have a custom field - event_date while news does not have that field. I want to order the posts according to the event_date. I want to ...
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Sorting posts with a custom algorithm

What is the best way to be able to sort posts in WP_Query by an algorithm, such as: (total votes) * (1 / hours since submission)
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Issue with WP_Query (need a array of selected ID's)

Today I have <?php $loop = new WP_Query( array( 'post_type' => 'inspirations', 'posts_per_page' => 50 ) ); ?> <?php while ( $loop->have_posts() ) : $loop->the_post(); ?> ...
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Use meta to match date in WP_Query

I have some posts with a custom filed named "event_end_date". I am using Advanced custom fields for that. How can I get the posts which have end_date older than today? I was trying with this, but ...
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Get post thumbnail in WP_Query

I wrote an Ajax suggest plugin and I want to get the post thumbnail, but don't know how. This is my plugin code: $s = trim( stripslashes( $_GET['q'] ) ); $query_args = apply_filters( ...
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query multiple taxonomies

I have a function set up to show 'Similar Products', i.e. showing products that share the same products-category taxonomy term. This works great but I want to narrow the function even further and make ...
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Should we trust the post globals

@toscho left a comment to this answer which had me thinking again. How much trust should he have in the global scope, specially regarding the post globals like $post. So what? The global variable ...