"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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wp query by search in titles only & put the posts in loop

i need to get posts by search in posts title only not search in full post & put the posts in loop to show it in a slider Note : i need to get posts by keyword in title & put it in loop to ...
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date_query seems to be ignored by wp_query

I'm altering my main wp_query in a pre_get_posts filter in order to improve my site search capabilities. I've successfully achieved searching in taxonomies, but I fail when it comes to the post date ...
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Can't sort order of wp_query with 2 meta keys

I'm trying to display custom post types by excluding the sold ones but also by displaying them in alphabetical order from the county meta_key. I'm trying to use pre_get_posts but I'm not sure that ...
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Loop with break in the middle

I'm trying to create a gallery type page which shows one post thumbnail from each post category. The trouble is that I want to display the page title and a link to the portfolio page in the middle of ...
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Multiple queries on Home Page - page load/site speed issue

I acquainted a client who designed his own fashion magazine site. My company handed the project to me to make it with WordPress. When I was making the complete template for the site, I found his ...
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how to fire join query with post_meta

I have print sql query that runs within 'posts_where' filter and its like: SELECT wp_posts.* FROM wp_posts WHERE 1=1 AND wp_posts.post_type = 'shop_order' AND post_date >= '2013-08-26' AND ...
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custom post type paging not working past page 3

I have a custom post type called services which has 23 custom posts, i also have a custom taxonomy for all the categories (5 categories). I am trying to create a list of all the custom posts of ...
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Find out if request is for custom post type archive before query runs

I am writing a plugin that is modifying the RSS2 feed for a podcast that uses a custom post type. After the query runs (on action hook template_redirect; See this question for why), I'm checking to ...
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Pagination wont work with search results template [duplicate]

I can't seem to get pagination to work correctly in my search results template. The page links appear, but when i click onto page 2, it gives me a 404 error. Search.php <?php global $wp_query; ...
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Group posts by meta_key

I have a Problem with grouping meta_values. The Query looks for posts with the meta key "company". I want a unique listing of the colors like: blue red yellow array_unique was not successful and also ...
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cloning a WP_Query

I'm working with several nested loops in order to create a statistics table for teams in a league and I'm having trouble getting my original query back. I've read that I should clone the original ...
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Looping through tabular data

I am trying to create a table containing information that is a result of two different loops. The first loops through a list of custom post types to display team names. The other is to provide data ...
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WP_query parameters for date range

I'm using the events manager plugin to create custom posts for events. I do not have a need for a blog, so I modified my theme's index.php file (using a child theme) for its query to retrieve the ...
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querying on custom meta fields and sorting them by custom meta

I have event posts with multiple custom date and time fields. To pull all the events happening this week, I am querying on the different date fields. Here is my code: $today=date("Y-m-d"); $nextweek= ...
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How to output comments number of a post per day?

I have a question about the comment numbers in a post... For now, I can output the total number of a comment inside a post outside the loop. That's cool enough, but I want to get show the comment ...
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WP_Query meta_query by array key

I have a custom post type with its meta in an array. What I need to do is query based on the value of a key in that meta array. $args = array( 'post_type' => 'my-cpt', ...
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How to extract images of post and pages excluding header and logo image in wordpress?

I have tried this code to get all images from media library and i am sucessfully getting the source urls of all the images but now i want to exclude all the unwanted images like logo, header images ...
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Query Problem - Show posts within category 'x' that have a custom field between 'y' and 'z'

I'd like to display all posts within a given price range. For example: When a user inputs 100 and 1000 (in two separate form fields) - my site will display all posts that have a custom field called ...
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Upcoming Event: How do I sort database by custom date field, but ignore past dates?

I am using an events plugin and struggling to get my database query to be perfect. The query is on the event-single.php template. What I need the query to do: Query the "events" custom post type ...
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wp_query and comment_parent - select only posts with top level comments

I have a custom post type of 'films', and I'm creating a number of search filters using wp_query. All are working fine, but I now need to add in an option of exclude results that dont have any top ...
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WP_Query orderby taxonomy term value (numeric)

I have this query... <?php $press = new WP_Query(array( 'posts_per_page' => -1, 'post_type' => 'individual', 'post_status' => 'private' )); ...
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Get post info inside modal window?

What I'm Trying To Do I have set up a custom post type for 'movies' and below is how I set up the template. Basically, I am trying to get a.thickbox (in the code below) to open a modal window with ...
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What should I use, get_posts or wp_query for less CPU load?

I have a blog and on the main page are 3 blocks of posts. So, I get these posts with "get_post" and I have 3 similar codes on page: global $post; $args = array( ... ); $myposts = get_posts( $args ); ...
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How do I Use Multiple Loops with WP_Query?

Hi I am trying to add post from a certain taxonomy term to a cpt loop. The code below is the code I am using. <?php // Create empty array to store post ids in $excludes = array(); ...
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WP_Query post at custom position

Lets say I have a custom query which based on two custom post types: $wp_query = new WP_Query(array( 'post_type' => array('post-type-1', 'post-type-2'), 'post_status' => ...
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Search another database with wp_query using new wpdb

I currently have a simple wp_query search working on my wordpress site. I now want that same search to look for results in it's own database and another one on same server. I found that I could use ...
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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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Show default content if custom WP_Query has no posts

I have a custom loop to show posts that meet a certain set of $args like this: <?php $recent = new WP_Query( $orderargs ); while($recent->have_posts()) : ...
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WP_Query class not found

The idea is simple. I have a drop-down menu generated with get_categories(). This outputs a list of categories in an unordered list, each in it's own li element. I'm getting the text values of those ...
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meta_query with array as value

I am writing some PHP which allows users of my site to submit a form and query posts by their post_meta. Everything works fine except for one thing, I used Advanced Custom Fields to create the ...
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get_posts() seemingly ignoring post_type

I am trying to grab posts of post type "leads" (see below for the code I am using) however the query produced (obtained via debug queries) is including the clause 'where post_type in ("leads", ...
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Help with a query not working with custom taxonomy

The query below is always returning the latest "news" post, not the latest "news" post with the taxonomy "sotm". I have verified the details of my custom taxonomy, name is "postCat" attached to post ...
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Alter secondary loop to exclude posts from current page category

The below code is taken from sidebar.php where it outputs random posts from multiple categories and excludes the current post from showing up. This works great but how do I alter this loop to exclude ...
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WP_Query pagination using only numbers instead of /page/1 on URL

I don't get whats happening here. I'm on a child-page template, generating a WP_Query for Custom Post Types on the fly, like this: $notrel = new WP_Query(array( 'post_type' => $type, ...
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Best practice for multiple queries on page

On my WordPress site I have three categories 'moviestar', 'interviews', and 'movies'. On a 'moviestar' category page that is entitled 'Angelina Jolie' (and with a custom variable starname='Angelina ...
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Help with hierarchical custom taxonomies and permalinks…almost there

I'm trying to get permalinks working with custom taxonomies and custom post types. Following the instructions here I was able to get it almost working, but one small glitch. The code to register ...
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Custom WP_Query breaks default behaviour of viewing right post associated with tax-term!

I have a custom-taxonomy for a custom-post-type just like categories. I've used the standard loop in my taxonomy-event_type.php template so far … if ( have_posts() ) : while ( have_posts() ) : ...
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WP_Query multiple use of relation and/or

I have 2 custom fields that I would like to do a meta query on for a custom post type: start_date status The outcome that I am looking for is (start_date >= 1332115200 AND status = 1) OR ...
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How to Check if a Child Category is Being Queried

I need to change the number of posts queried for specific categories 'Recipes' or 'Product Reviews'. The below code works great for this, I have it in functions.php: function ...
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Compare meta_query decimals not working right

I have a custom field named 'rating' that holds decimals from 1.0 to 10. I am trying use wp_query to get me all the posts with a rating of 8.0 to 10. What I have so far almost works perfectly but it ...
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Wordpress query by multiple Custom fields and order by date

So here is my query: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'Event', 'posts_per_page' => 1000, 'meta_key' => 'event_informations_show_on_the_homepage', 'meta_value' => 'Show on ...
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Using next/previous_posts_link with customised search

I have a few different searches on my website: "Species profiles" (custom post type search) "Glossary" (custom post type search) Generic, site-wide search Currently I'm using search.php; ...
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Query WP Page for Buddypress Group Home [closed]

I've created a new home template for my buddypress groups called front.php. With the code below, I've attempted to display the content of a wp page whose name corresponds to the group name. The loop I ...
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How to make WP_Query 'post__in' accept an array?

I have a function that returns a comma separated list of post ids that a particular user can access. I want to use this list in a WP_Query loop. The custom function: $array = user_albums(); foreach( ...
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Does using a custom query_var create a security hole?

Say I put the following code in functions.php function add_my_query_vars($qvars) { $qvars[] = "new_var"; return $qvars; } add_filter('query_vars', 'add_my_query_vars'); If somebody requests ...
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WP-PageNavi gives me a 404 when using WP Query

I see that there are a lot of similar questions here at WPSE, and I've tried many of the suggestions mentioned trying to solve my problem but with no success. I have a category called News. In this ...
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Wp-query causing problems with the_content();

I'm using some code provided in an answer on here to calculate "post X of Y" and display pagination icons on single.php. It works beautifully but it's causing problems displaying the_content(); On ...
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How to create a dynamic page based on form data with a plugin?

I have a form that users fill out. When they finish, they are redirected to a 3rd party site to set up payment options. After completing the payment process, they are sent back to my site with a ...
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Is there a PHP function that can match anything after the given URL, so my IF statement will work in each instance?

I have an IF statement shown below that runs one of 2 custom queries, based on the url. The problem I'm facing is if the url contains pagination such as /page/2/, my query breaks because the url isn't ...
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How to change a custom query into a standard loop?

I'm trying to modify how results are displayed in a post list that's currently controlled by the code below. However, it's not built in the WP_Query while ( $the_query->have_posts() ) : ...