"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 query post by type and slug?

I have the following WP-query on my Wordpress website (via WP-API) and for some reason it returns me an empty array: array(6) { ["post_type"]=> array(1) { [0]=> string(9) ...
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Trying to Exclude Sticky Posts From date_query

<?php $lastThirty = date('Y-m-d', strtotime('today - 30 days')); $currentMonth = date('M Y'); $t = date('d-m-Y'); $today = date("D",strtotime($t)); $lastThirty = array( 'date_query' => ...
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What is the best way (regarding performance) to set transients for logged in users?

I have an option for my logged in users where they can hide the posts they dont want to see. Everything works as expected until I implement transients. When I set the transients to cache the posts ...
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Use posts_where to exclude posts ids from wp_query

I want to use posts_where to exclude an array of posts ids from all queries in my site. The array containing the posts ids depends on the user that is logged in. Can someone please tell me how to ...
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WP_Query - Object manipulation vs WordPress functions

Although this could be opinion based, there must be a some consistent way / optimised way of manipulating data from a WP_Query. For example, the 'best' way to get a posts title? $query = new ...
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How to count number of records found in a database table?

I am new to wordpress development & tried to learning plugin development.I have created a custom table from which i want to show the number of records found.I have tried the below code but it ...
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Filter media attachments by post in Media Library

Were working on a small plugin to allow attachments in the media library to be filtered by the post that they are attached to - and the basics are working: You can see the full code hosted on github ...
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No results found from a $wpdb->get_results() query when trying to join more than one meta key query

That title was a real mouthful. I have a custom post type called work with three custom taxonomies called work-client, work-type, and work-service. I'm using Advanced Custom Fields to make a nice ...
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How to do a loop inside a loop?

I'm trying to get posts from a custom posts using WP_Query. <ul> <?php $query1 = query_posts( array( 'posts_per_page' => -1, 'post_type' => array('specialties') )); ...
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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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Shortcode display CPT Query only showing 1 post?

Ive seen similar questions on here but I am already using WP_Query and wp_reset_postdata. In short I wrote a shortcode that queries our Custom Post Type to display posts specific to a category. ...
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how post by category related to archive post date - how to?

I'm having a really bad time to make this work .. I have a archive template, which works fine (build by custom-post-type, call archive), the archive section works perfectly, and dsiplay my post in ...
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Filter Posts using Letters in archive page

I have created an archive for a custom post type called archive-artists.php. I want to achieve the following: Implement an A-Z letter control which filters the posts based on the letter selected by a ...
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What's faster? One big query, or several smaller ones?

I'm working on an app that will require a query, via Ajax, for a bunch of posts in random order. Something like this: $query = new WP_Query( array( 'posts_per_page' => 50, 'orderby' => 'rand' ...
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WooCommerce Only OnSale Products Loop Snippet [closed]

I am trying to pick only OnSale products in a WooCommerce loop through a snippet. For that I tried to use below code but this one is picking all products. I only want to pick OnSale products in loop. ...
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Load 3 posts in flexslider slide [closed]

I have a slider that i'd like to load 3 blog posts into each slide. I'm having a problem getting them all out correctly. I'm using Flexslider. The idea is to get 3 blog posts at a time into each ...
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Multiple Loops on category.php with pagination on last loop

I'm trying to achieve what should be fairly simple but I've hit a brick wall when trying to paginate the last of three loops on the category.php template. I've read just about everything I can find on ...
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any way to bind a taxonomy term to o user to just query it afterwards?

I need somehow to add an existing term from an existing taxonomy to a user like a category of users, but not for the purpose of limiting them to posts is that easily possible? I found some plugins ...
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Overwriting auto-appended NOT IN query in WP_Query

When I try to grab bbpress topics AND posts in the same WP_Query, Wordpress automatically appends a NOT IN query to make sure the topics are not in private forum categories. However since posts ...
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Sort Order for a Custom Query in a Post Type Archive Not Working

I have a custom post type for events set up and am displaying the posts in a custom post type archive "archive-events.php". I am using Advanced Custom Fields to put an event date "event_date" on ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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'); $opts_cat = ...
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$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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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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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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pre_get_posts filter meta_query without conflicting existing meta_query

I have a meta_key on all posts that is designed to check the current user role and only return the post if the user has an acceptable user role. The problem I am running into is that my meta_query ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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Meta Query relation “AND” then set array accordingly

I have a search form on my home page that sets up the url query_string accordingly for the code below. When I use or I get results. However when I used "AND" for the relation I dont get any results ...
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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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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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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 ...