"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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Search results for author account pages

I'm looking to find out if there are any plugins / code out there for Wordpress search to return results for user author accounts. NOT posts from authors. NOT pages that authors have created, but the ...
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Display post from custom post type

I have this Custom Post Type (CPT) defined at functions.php: register_post_type( 'opinion', array( 'label' => __( 'Opiniones' ), 'singular_label' => __( ...
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Is there a function to get post info for any publish_status by post ID?

I'm trying to, essentially, check whether a post exists and if it does (in published, draft or auto-draft states) return the post info. I'm finding get_post() doesn't seem to work with drafts, and ...
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Sort users by meta_value_num

I'm having problems using WP_User_Query to sort users by a meta value number, I would of thought this would be simple by it just displays results as descending alphabetically. <?php $args = ...
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Order posts by custom column using pre_get_posts

Is it possible to sort posts by custom column in wp_posts table (in this case, 'fav_count' column) using pre_get_posts filter? If not, is there any other way to do this before the main query is run, ...
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How to stop wp_query searching pages as well as the specified CPT

I have a CPT that has multiple fields. I have a custom input form that takes a name as the input and this is stored in the $surname variable. I need to search my CPT for that name either as the CPT ...
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Display images with same specific value?

I'm trying to make a slider for my website, but I'm a little bit stuck right now. The thing is that I don't want to use any plugin (I prefer to try to learn how to do this, and also most plugins have ...
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More efficient way to list posts by category [duplicate]

I have a page that lists posts grouped by category. Here is the current code: <?php $cats = get_terms('category'); foreach ($cats as $cat) { $cat_id= $cat->term_id; echo ...
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Sorting “menu_order” does not work in WP Query with multiple post types

When i use my WP Query as follows: $post_types = array('research'); $args = array( 'posts_per_page' => 10, 'orderby' => 'menu_order', 'order' => 'asc', ...
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If orderby parameter using pre_get_posts is the same for multiple posts what fallback does the query use?

So I have 3 custom post types that I want to order by menu_order & have 'date' as the fallback parameter as the majority of posts will have the default menu order of '0'. It would be nice if ...
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Query by meta_key and order by meta_value_num return orderby date

I'm trying to use the orderby and custom WP_Query features of wordpress. It works nicely to select item by their meta and to order by date. Unfortunately, it seems that I could not get the post ...
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How to do a query on custom taxonomies that is uncategorised?

I have a custom taxonomy and I wish to do a query for all custom posts who has no value assigned for that taxonomy (i.e. uncategorised). This is what I have so far: $uncatQuery = new WP_Query( ...
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Custom template of page with blog posts list for multi-blog page

I need to use (on my theme) multi blog pages (Posts page). My idea is using page template for it, but I have a problem with getting all posts in template file. Regular loop the_post() from index.php ...
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Why is this coming back as null? Thats wrong. There is one post

I have a category, called events. It is assigned to one post. So I created the following loop: $args = array ('category_name' => 'events', 'posts_per_page' => 4, 'orderby' => 'date', 'order' ...
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Search tags in CPTs

I can't seem to figure out how to include tags in a wordpress search. For example, if I search for 'apple', I would like to get back posts with 'apple' in the title or the content (default wordpress ...
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WP Query to get all posts (including in draft/pending review)

I currently have the following query: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'post', 'orderby' => 'title', 'order' => 'ASC', ...
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Pagination returns 404 after page 20

I got a paged loop that pulls in 4 posts per page from custom post type. It works great, with the only downside that the pagination wont go over the page/20 everything after that is 404, and the ...
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Using WP_Query to re-query and sort results using a date?

I'm writing a function to find the users next upcoming event (stored as CPT), chronologically. If I use a normal query and do something like 'post_type' => 'ticket', // another CPT set up to act ...
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WP_query Date Range results not matching loop

I have written a WP_query with a date range. $args = array( 'date_query' => array( array( 'column' => 'post_date_gmt', ...
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Inject post into feed

We have a promo post, and if this promotional post is published, I want to inject it into every tag feed that meets our criteria. I figured it would be possible by modifying $query via $query->set(), ...
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Show posts between two Custom Fields date

I'm trying to fetch all the posts from today to next week by using some custom fields inside posts, using Advanced Custom Fields. Everything was working until now, because it doesn't show posts from ...
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Minimising Database Queries when using Advanced Custom Fields

I'm working on a page which lists staff members for a large company and trying to minimise the number of times I'm forced to query the database as it gets quite complex and slow. 'person' is a ...
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Query & the_content() is showing in the header

This post is about two things: All the results of this query are posting to the header of the Page not on the content area as they should. Do you know of a solution as to why this is happening and ...
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Use 'parse_query' filter to show posts that from multiple criteria

I am trying to filter the Posts page in the WordPress admin to show posts that meet the criteria for "A" -or- the criteria for "B". I've scoured documentation and can't find a good way to do this. ...
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Custom Plugin - Query CPT - Display Results

This code is going into a sample Plugin I am creating as a test using CPT and print them to a Page. I have been trying to get print_r() to give me an object. The custom post types are posting - ...
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WordPress ignoring LIMIT / posts_per_page despite being in wp_query

Using WP query: $myquery = new WP_Query( array( 'posts_per_page' => $instance['count'], 'meta_key' => 'mywp_post_views_count', 'orderby' => 'meta_value_num', 'order' => ...
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Exclude posts by a guest author still making it accessible from direct url

How to exclude posts by a guest author from category, archive, search and tag pages but still accessible from direct url. I do not want to delete these posts, but is it possible that they are not ...
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How to access $wp_query object from array of posts given by get_posts?

I have a simple custom query driven by get_posts: <ul> <?php $args = array('post_type' => 'event', 'numberposts' => 6 ); $myposts = get_posts( $args ); foreach( $myposts as $post ) : ...
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Query posts from multiple post types sorted by overarching menu order

I have three different post types named activity, publication and project. I want all posts from these three post types to appear on one page on my website ordered by an overarching menu position. ...
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How to extract information from a wp_query result?

Background: I'm using a wordpress theme called skt full width. I am modifying their front page slideshow, so that it displays six random images instead of six pre-selected images. I have a custom ...
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How to get to a specific position in wp_query?

Background: I'm trying to display images in a slideshow, and I want to select those pictures randomly from the website's media. The image has a custom field in order to be selected for being the ...
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Proper Array Setup

I'm having real trouble getting this to function right, basically I'm tweaking an array for the related products section of WooCommerce for WP, but it's not really a plugin issue more of a general ...
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Should 'setup_postdata()' be reset with 'wp_reset_postdata()'?

Starting with an example makes more sense, so here's an example function: function seo_meta_tags() { global $post; if( is_singular() ) { setup_postdata( $post ); ...
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How can I display excerpts of my Recent posts on my static homepage?

I am using the openstrap theme. I want a static home page on my Wordpress website, I have already set this up and have a bit of content on it, the next step is I want to have atleast 4 most recent ...
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Get list of WP Updates Across Sites

Is there a way to query a WP site to see the number of updates currently available? I'm not really looking for a list of the actual updates, just the number. This would be the total number of ...
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ACF accessing a field from the query, but not in post

I'm not sure if this is possible - but checking before re-writing the template. I've extended wp_query to allow for a geocode/location search to be performed. This is working in itself and returning ...
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Why WP_Query('showposts=5') shows only 1 post?

I am trying to do a simple query to get the latest 5 posts into an unordered list, but this is only showing 1 result even though I have several posts. I even did an offset, but it shows the next post ...
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WP Query - posts only by specific user

I have problem. I need insert this wp query $cust_loop = new WP_Query( 'author=123' ); But I cant remove the $args from $cust_loop = new WP_Query($args); And i tried everything like$cust_loop = new ...
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Custom navigation : show posts in sets of 4

I am trying to reproduce an existing site design in wordPress. The site has a sidebar navigation that shows 4 posts at a time, see here: http://www.davidrich.net/david-rich-paintings/1-1 I you click ...
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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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List all Custom Post Type posts excluding certain Taxnomy term

I'm writing a theme in which I've registered "Services" as Custom Post Type that supports "Type of Service" Custom Taxonomy. I want to list all the posts of type "Services" except those which have ...
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Geo location query inside wp_query?

I am building a simple property search website using Wordpress. One of the requirements is for a search tool to search for properties available for sale / to rent based on number of bedrooms etc. ...
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WP_Query pagination not working in admin area

I've created a custom plugin page. On this page, I list posts using wp_query(). It works fine. I want to add pagination, but it doesn't work, even when I'm using the code provided within codex: ...
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wp_query in form method of widget breaks customizer

In the "form" method of one of my widgets I make a query to offer the user some posts to choose from, like this: <?php $products = new WP_Query( array( 'post_type' => ...
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WP_Query with meta_value_num and meta_query not paged correctly

I have a strange thing with my WP_Query, where isn't paged correctly. $args=array( 'post_type' => 'post', 'post_status' => 'publish', 'posts_per_page' => $limit, // 10 ...
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Optimising specific Query with ACF meta objects

Is there any way I can improve the following query without touching the server, as it's taking around 5-6 seconds to execute, the SQL is outputing as: SELECT wp_posts.* FROM wp_posts INNER JOIN ...
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Function using get_posts() with tax_query not working when called from functions.php

I want to get an array of all the 'bands' in taxonomy 'types', and use the array later on in other functions etc. I have a utilities.php file that I require() in functions.php and it has the following ...
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Query posts by views on category page

I'm having trouble trying to create a second query on the category.php pages, what I'm trying to achieve is displaying the most popular posts from the current category archive page being viewed. ...
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post by Category not working after setting 4 post per page

I am trying to show 4 posts on my homepage that is working fine but whenever i click on sidebar post categories it still shows the 4 post from homepage i.e the filter doesnot works and it shows 4 post ...
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Adding a block with query in homepage

i want my 2 post blocks to show by Categories not recent And not by category. <!-- Latest posts --> <div class="home-section"> <div class="container"> <div class="row"> ...