"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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How to user WP_Query to lower the number of queries

I have the following code in the footer (I have removed unnecessary html) which I am trying to optimize. My server is suffocating during the day :) If posts_per_page is set to 1, there are 48 queries ...
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Tried creating a WP_query to add specific post category to page template

I am trying to add a specific post category to a page template but when refreshing my page just spins. Everything looks correct but it seems like my loop is infinitely looping. Can someone take a ...
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Ignoring initial articles (like 'a', 'an' or 'the') when sorting queries?

I'm currently trying to output a list of music titles and would like to have the sorting ignore (but still display) the initial article of the title. For example if I had a list of bands it will be ...
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WP_Query with child element

I have my calendar events, I want to sort them by creation date with the query, but here's the issue: I have a meta key which has child values: First one is $data = ...
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Custom Theme Building & Permalinks

I am trying to build a custom theme for my wordpress site, I am putting it together from a bootstrap theme I found. This is my first foray into developing with php, and I've just finished learning to ...
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First custom field value (out of several) displayed twice after query

I have the following piece of code, which is based on the solution to this question: <?php $game_titles = get_terms('game'); foreach($game_titles as $game_title) { ...
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Show linked products using wp query and woocommerce

Cannot find any information anywhere about pulling the linked products? I need to create a custom query to load the linked products but could only find related. Any information?
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How to get post category list as select in front-end?

I use widget plugin Getting the random post & URL via ajax. I want to add function, that allows users on frontend choose category, and than display random posts from this category. function ...
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WP_Query with different postmeta filter for each categories

Let's say I have categories (cat1, cat2) and I have postmeta keys (date1, date2, status). How do I view all posts in all categories with these filters: For cat1, I want to apply WHERE date2 <= ...
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Include post_status check within $wpdb query

I've got a function that returns a count from the database for publish posts that match the product ID to the post meta ID (both are the product type). I've realized this query returns unpublished ...
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Two near-identical custom field types - one works, the other doesn't . What can cause this?

I'm using Advanced Custom Fields to add meta information to a custom post type and in ACF I've created two different 'Select'-dropdowns - one is called 'series' the other 'classification'. I run a ...
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Display Year and Month from custom field + Age Calculator

I have a custom field "DOB" on my custom post type which is in [Ymd] format. I want to compare that date of birth to current time and want to show "You are # years # months." I am able to calculate ...
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Pagination causes error 404 when used with front-page.php

I am creating front-page.php. This page will display the latest featureed posts, and will also have pagination option to go to the previous featured posts. I wrote the code for frontpage as follows ...
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Storing posts from query and accessing later via AJAX call

To clarify the above question title, what I am trying to do is create a grid of posts, for which I am displaying a thumbnail of an image that is attached to that post. Then, upon clicking each of ...
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WP_Query results stored in variables

I'd like to know if there is a way to store WP_Query results in variables that I can then go ahead and insert anywhere on the page outside of the loop. For instance, say I want to get the feature ...
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Finding the next 5 posts

On my single.php where I am calling my post I am wanting to run a query where I can catch the next 5 posts (chronologically). I know how to do everything except figure out a way to specify the 5 ...
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How to display an other custom post type in a different custom post type's archive?

Background: I need to display all posts of a custom post type called "recipes", that have a specific taxonomy "fish", right under the permalink "www.mysite.com/recipes/fish". What I have done: I ...
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Get all posts without tags

I'm working with a tag plugin. Is there a WordPress way to get_posts or query all posts that have no tags? EDIT I had already queried the WP Codex, search Stackexchange and Google for a related ...
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Most commented post should be the first post in the blog

WordPress default setting is, most recent post is the first post of the blog. But, I need to "Most commented post should be the first post in the blog". ( Categories page as well as home page)
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meta_query against multiple custom fields

I have a set of ACF custom fields: event_type (values are "single" or "multiple") event_start_date event_end_date (this only shows up if event_type is set to "multiple") I need to be able to show ...
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Create WP_Query to search for posts by their categories or their parent/child categories

Hello I am really sorry if this has been asked before but I couldn't find the exact solution I need. So here's the problem I want to create a search in my Wordpress page. Whenever a user submits the ...
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Move posts to top of WP_Query if in certain Taxonomy?

I'm trying to figure out the best way to promote certain (custom) posts to the top of my Wordpress loop. I can't use sticky posts because they are all in a custom post type.. I was thinking of using a ...
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Query *only* sticky posts

I've been using the following query to try to output only posts that are marked as stickies: <?php $args = array( 'post_type' => 'post', 'posts_per_page' => 2, ...
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Create select dependent dropdown by meta values or categories

We had 3 custom fields Brand Model Features (multi input in an array ) need dependent drop down form when select Brand (or Category) > show drop down menu contain all Models (related to this ...
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Retrieve posts using thumbnail id as meta key

I am working on my website and using these args in wp_query but I also want to show only those posts which have thumbnails in it... here are the args I am working on: $args1 = array( ...
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Why is “/page/2/” not working?

Finally got pagination to work with the below code, but now the pagination links to /videos/page/2/, which doesn't exist. How do I get page 2 to work? <?php $temp = $wp_query; $wp_query= null; ...
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Query Code Making Menu Disappear

I'm trying to display only certain tags on my site, but when I use the code my menu disapears. Heres what I have: $query->set('tag', 'break','crunch'); return $query; I have this placed in the ...
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Meta Query with date and time on the same Day before given time

I have a metaquery for a custom post type "events". Their start date is stored as a meta field in this format: 2016-02-05 19:00:00 These are my query args: $args = array( "posts_per_page" ...
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wp_reset_postdata() and wp_reset_query() inside shortcode are not working to reset original page query

I'm implementing a form for a frontend post with a shortcode. The form is processed in the same function, reloading the page: function adicionar_ninhada(){ $user_id = get_current_user_id(); if ...
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How do I Use Nested Loops of Custom Post Types for MultiSite Blogs using WP_Query()

I'm using the code from miguelpeixe's 'WordPress Query Multisite' in order to create a custom loop for my WP Multi-site's 'child sites.' Within this loop, I want to nest another loop that will pull ...
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Advanced WP_Query with meta_query, orderby?

I wonder if anyone can help me with this little complex query with ACF. I have the following so far which should display: Pages, News Articles, About Articles and Involved Articles. Show: only ...
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How to display images in related posts?

I want to display an image for each related post. Note, these are inline images, not from post thumbnails. What I need is: If the post has an only image, show it. If it has multiple images, show ...
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new WP_Query() - what is the earliest valid hook?

Specifically, is it valid to run a new WP_Query() during the plugins_loaded action?
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How to get post id of static front page?

I'm trying to use the front page as a default of sorts for featured images (if no featured image is set, I want to use the front page's, for example) But I'm having trouble finding out how to get the ...
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WP_query to get the first two latest posts, then another loop to get the next three

My ultimate goal is to list the latest 5 posts, regardless of category. I would first like to make a WP_Query to get the latest two posts and insert them in to a specific HTML structure. Then I ...
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Random ajax load only works with posts_per_page set to -1

I created a post loader shortcode, that uses AJAX to load posts. Even though I can set the order and order_by query parameters, the order_by should be random. From what I've seen on the web, ajax load ...
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Clean up WordPress code that repeats

I want to use the following code multiple times in the same page template, however the template gets too big when it comes to lines of code and therefore size. Every time I use it I change only one ...
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Array Chunks and Inserting Varying HTML in WP_Query

I am trying to output the latest 5 posts from my blog. I would like each post thumbnail to populate divs in the following format. <div class="row full"> <div class="large-6 medium-6 ...
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WP_Query arguments relation shows AND instead of OR

In wp_postmeta I have a meta_key which stores colon separated strings such as "CA:Georgia:NY". So for meta_key='state' there can be several entries like: For post 1 = "CA:Georgia:NY' For post 2 = ...
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wp_delete_post deletes all posts instead of just expired ones

I am trying to set up a cron job which deletes posts which have past their expiry date (i.e expiry date < today's date). I have a meta box on the custom post type which adds an expiry date to the ...
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Exclude Category filter from Portfolio section

I am stuck with this since hours and found lots of forum entries about NOT IN, WP_Query, category__not_in portfolio, editing JS/ CSS in Theme options or having bits of code to add to portfolio.php, ...
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WP_Query OR clause for tax_query and keywords

Is it possible to make an OR clause between tax_query and keywords? I'd like WP_Query to return posts if there is a tax_query match or a s keyword match.
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How does reset_postdata restore the post of the main query loop?

How does reset_postdata works? The docs say: restore the global $post variable of the main query loop after a secondary query loop using new WP_Query But in the class, it takes the "current" ...
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Where to find WP_Query class?

I cannot find WP_Query() in my wordpress folder, the global refers to $wp_query but I don't find the class itself. From my wordpress folder, or here directly : ...
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Custom Taxonomy WP_Query for All Terms in a Taxonomy?

Is there an easy way to query for any posts that is tagged with any term from a particular taxonomy? I know this technique: $custom_taxonomy_query = new WP_Query( array( 'taxonomy_name' => ...
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Custom Taxonomy and tax_query Issue?

I am working on Plugin development and my plugin name is plugindev.I have a custom post type called team.I have a custom taxonomy Team_Category which is being registered by this code ...
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Prioritize posts in query by meta keys?

I have a CPT called jobs. In my single jobs page I am counting page views with these functions: /********* Post Views counter ***********/ remove_action( 'wp_head', ...
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How to order by datediff in WP loop?

I have a custom post type for events with a custom field named event_start_date, and I want to sort the archive loop according to the nearest event_start_date. In other words, the event with the ...
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WP Query with custom Shortcode

I have the following in my functions.php:- /** * Shortcode: Latest Properties */ function latest_properties_func( $atts ) { $args = array( 'posts_per_page'=> 5, 'post_type' ...
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Trim first 2 words of the exceprt

I am currently pulling in the post excerpt however there are 2 words at the start of it that I would rather not have in this particular place as there is a title already. I have used wp_trim ...