"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 is the difference between these two custom queries?

Could you please explain what the difference is between the following two custom queries? $arguments = array ( 'post_type' => 'post', 'meta_key' => '_count-views_all', 'orderby' ...
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display news with pictures 3 small and one large (loop)

I'm trying to put 4 news with pictures 3 small and one large, have gotten displaying them but the "large" is repeated with the last "small" <?php $b=1; $args = array( ...
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Running a custom query inside another cpt single and trying to grab a variable

I made a cpt "Neighborhoods" for different neighborhoods. On the Neighborhoods archive, you click on one and go to the single. All good. an example url is /blog/neighborhoods/south-austin/ But I'm ...
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How to use the_posts_navigation for wp_query and get_posts?

WordPress have the_posts_navigation function since 4.1.0. But I don't know how to use with wp_query or get_posts. the following code is in a template file of page.wp_query method: <?php if ...
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How to detect if query is runned from widget?

I want to know if exists function that detect if some database query run from widget, for example from recent_posts widget or search_widget.
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Searching post types

Is it possible to take a user input from a search form, use that to search a custom post type via the WP_Query class and then redirect the user to a page template to display the results? For example, ...
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display custom post type from register taxonomy

I've created a custom post type via this function: function custom_post_type() { $labels = array( 'name' => _x( 'advertising type', 'Post Type General Name', ...
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WP Query between posts custom fields [duplicate]

I've tried doing a WP_Query based on a custom field, which name is 'date' and value is something like '14/01/2015'. I want the query to give results when 'date' is between today and tomorrow. All ...
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Querying A Post That Includes Two Taxonomies Using JSON Rest API

I'm using the JSON Rest API plugin (https://wordpress.org/plugins/json-rest-api/). I have two custom taxonomies with one term each: Inner Part Categories Eye Symptoms Categories (Man) Broken Bone ...
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Pagination working everywhere but the index page

No idea why but pagination on my homepage isn't working although it works in every other place..custom templates, archive, searches. I've tried every version of pagination possible it seems. I've used ...
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Post Query not working after updating to 4.1

After updating to Wordpress 4.1 I've noticed one of my more complex post queries has stopped working. It's querying from an events post type and returning posts with a standard timestamp of after ...
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Order posts ascending with number in title

I have a page where I show the teams of a football club. I order these with 'order' => 'ASC'. But the problem is that the teams order like I want it to. It orders like this: Team E1, Team E10, Team ...
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Custom query with 'tax_query' and 'meta_key' returning no results

This is s query that I'm using on my website: $arguments = array ( 'post_type' => 'post', 'meta_key' => '_count-views_all', 'orderby' => 'meta_value', ...
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Iterate through ID's in loop

I have created a custom loop based on category, now I would like to run a function with the specific ID of the current post being iterated through as a parameter. I have.. $secondary_loop = new ...
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How to bring specific post to front of wordpress loop?

So, I have a WordPress loop going on. The below code is the template page for the woocommerce product archive page. Here's the use case for what I am trying to find out how to achieve: User is ...
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How to get order of posts?

How can I get the order through which the query is done? For example, my woocommerce product archive page is querying by ordering according to the order_by select box (as seen below). How can I get ...
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Retrieve featured image (thumbnail) url from multiple posts with one query

I have a list of post ids and need to get all the standard data plus the thumbnail of the posts. As there will be several hundred posts i need an efficient way to retrieve the data, just looping over ...
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Query all posts where a meta key does not exist

I am trying to get a query to retrieve all the posts where a specific meta_key does not exist and then create it. I am having problems finding those posts as the query I am testing does not seem to ...
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how to load posts to a custom post template after using template_redirect or template_include

I need to use the URL parameter ?m=1 to load every page of my wordpress with a different template but the problem is that I can't pull the text and posts that can be accessed using the canonical URL I ...
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Custom archive page based on array of categories and tags

I'm looking to create custom archive page based on passed arrays which contains categories and tags, for an example: ...
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WordPress dynamic AJAX query

Aim - I've trying to run a query based on which category is selected from the dropdown. I figure the best way to do this, is to dynamically use AJAX and pass the category value held by a variable to ...
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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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Pagination is not working with custom query inside a homepage template

There are a lot of similar questions asked here, but none of the suggestions seems to work for me. I have the following code on my home page: get_template_part( 'category-clients' ); And ...
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How to add Wordpress featured image via SQL

I have thousands of custom post types called "listings" without images. Now I want to add an image to each of these listings as a placeholder image and these images should be also set as featured ...
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Stuck in the query loop

I created a two loop into my WordPress page. It should get the category name and should load all the child under the Category name. Like this ____ Cat1 ______ product 1 product 2 product 3 ____ ...
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Sorting posts by custom date fields (non standard date format)

I've inherited a website with a post type courses that has a custom field 'date-start', a Date Picker. Unfortunately the date start is stored as 'ddmmyy' and the ACF documentation implies that this ...
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Parent and child categories

Below is part from a WP_Query loop. I have two parent categories ABC and 12, and each has a few child categories. In the first td I would like to have the category slug from ABC children and in the ...
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Get all categories and posts in those categories

I am looking for a solution that allows me to print the following: Cat 1 Cat 2 Cat 3 Post 1 Post 1 Post 1 Post 2 Post 2 Post 2 Post 3 Post ...
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Order posts by tags count?

I am trying to order posts by tag count. I want to order posts with no tags first and posts with highest count last. I tried and got posts with no tags only. $tags = get_tags(); $tag_ids = ...
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Re-order posts in query after

For a particular category I needed to merge in another custom post type. Now I would like to resort the query based on a custom field. Is this possible? Below is the way I've merged the queries. if ...
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Search posts missing a particular custom field

I am trying to search for posts that do not have yet set a particular custom field. The problem is that query down below returns an empty result. $args = array( 'post_type' => 'post', ...
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How to add posts to wp_query result?

I have 2 user groups: authors and clients Authors can publish posts and specify in metabox for wich client these post is ment for. Client can publish posts and view, edit posts, created by Authors ...
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How to get several fields from wp_query?

I'm going to get several fields from wp_query result. I know about wp_list_pluck() function, but it accepts only one field paramether. How to get several ones if I'd like to take several parameters ...
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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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How to paginate attachments in a secondary query as gallery?

I have this code that shows all images attached to my post-type. Is there a way to paginate those? I have like 25 pics and I wan't to avoid scroll as much as I can. Code: <div class="galleries ...
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Query posts by Custom Meta (checkbox) & Genesis Grid Loop

I've been trying tons of things for the last 2 days. I'm at a standstill now. I read a ton of posts here but nothing has worked yet. I have a CPT 'artists'. This CPT contains a custom field ...
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WP_Query with two post types, but requiring category on only one of those post types

I have a simple WP_Query: $loop = new WP_Query(array( 'post_type' => array('image', 'video'), 'category_name' => $cat, 'meta_key'=>'total_votes', ...
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Best approach to create Hot and Trending sections

I am going to implement a Hot and Trending section on a website. I have seen such sections on many popular websites but can't really figure out how exactly this works. Although I assumed Hot section ...
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show custom category posts from a custom post type

I am trying to show posts from a Custom Post Type (documents) that has a custom Taxonomy (subject) with two categories, each category page should have its own posts. But when I open any of these ...
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Sorting is not working in wordpress WP_Query

i have created a page where i am sorting the post according to the views. Here is the query <?php $temp = $wp_query; $wp_query = null; $wp_query = new WP_Query(); ...
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WP_Query with “post_title LIKE 'something%'”?

I need to do a WP_Query with a LIKE on the post_title. I started with this regular WP_Query: $wp_query = new WP_Query( array ( 'post_type' => 'wp_exposants', ...
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WP_Query for BBPress Topic When Parent is Private/Hidden

I have the following Code: $widget_query = new WP_Query( array( 'post_type' => 'topic', 'post_status' => array('publish', 'pending', 'draft', 'auto-draft', 'future', ...
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Why query_vars get altered in WP_Query Object?

I am having problems when querying a WP_Query Object when a user has a role different than administrator My WP_Query is this: function remove_new_c_post($author_id,$value_id) { $query = new ...
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Hide Administrators From User List except current user (administrator)

this code works great! the problem is that this code also hide the current user (if administrator) so what i trying to to do is hide all Administrators except current user. i need help to edit sql 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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Translate SQL query to wp_database with JOINS into wp_query

StackExchange members! It's so happened that I'm using straight SQL queries in my application. I'd like to rewrite it and use WP_Query, but, unfortunately, I have no idea how to translate, let's say, ...
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Loop returning only 1 result

I am not sure as to why when I run my loop only 1 result returns. Here is my code: <?php if ( is_front_page() && twentyfourteen_has_featured_posts() ) { // Include the ...
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the_post() within switch_to_blog() altering my excerpt

I have a strange problem I'm facing when using WP_Query with multisite in a plugin I'm writing which hooks into add_meta_boxes. I'm wanting to display all post titles in a dropdown in a meta box. ...
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How to use filter hook posts_join for querying taxonomy terms in posts_where?

For the last few hours, I have been trying to use the filter hooks posts_where and posts_join to search for posts based on taxonomy terms, in this case, the taxonomy is 'category' and the term is ...
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How to search for posts IN OR title OR content OR author?

I have looked at many posts and questions regarding searches for custom meta, but I want to search for posts and include those if the search query matches an author name. I have come up with the ...