"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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trying to get paginate_links to work but the query before is not working with multiple categories

I am trying to make this paginate_links work. The thing is I cant use category__and in my query. If I write 'cat' => array(3, 4, 24), It works but I get a message saying it needs a string, not an ...
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filter wp_query result with custom field values

I'm getting started with advanced custom fields. I have a category field (main_category) where the categories given below are selected using the radio buttons. 1. Electronics 2. Programming 3. ...
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Shortcode / WP_Query in post changes context

We have a shortcode that causes WP_Query to be executed, retrieving an instance of a custom post type. In our single.php this changes the context (after the call to the_content()) from the original ...
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Retrieving 3 latest post from each of 5 different custom post types

I have 5 different custom post types. I am showing 15 latest post from them on my home page using following query: $query = new WP_Query( array ( 'posts_per_page' => 15, ...
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I am having problem sorting custom post type using WP_Query

I have a custom post type called personnel Look at this code: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'personnel', 'posts_per_page' => -1, ); $personnel_query = new ...
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Posts for next month

How would one get posts that are set to 'future' to display in a loop? I am trying to figure out how to get posts that are in the future months. So if we are in April I want to display posts for May. ...
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WP_Query 'orderby' => 'title-of-parent title'

How can I order a query by parent page attribute first and then by child page attribute? By title or by menu_order is acceptable. For example, if my query matches child pages, and my search results ...
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Current and next month posts

Thanks for reading firstly. I am coding a site that requires 3 post titles for the current month and 3 post titles for the next month (upcoming events)! I am struggling to get this to work. I am ...
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Get all fields inlcuding “ACF” (Advanced Custom Fields) columns in wp_query

When retrieving posts with wp_query how do I make the loop contain the acf fields? $args = array( 'post_type' => $postTypes, 'posts_per_page' => $numPosts, ...
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query_posts with sorting on a custom datestamp

I have a custom meta field that I want to use to sort with query_posts but its not ordering my posts properly since it is a datestamp (i.e. 04/21/2014) and its treating it like a normal text string. ...
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Using Wp_Query without the loop?

I want to query for posts with a certain meta value. I would use the WP_Query but when in a loop (correct me if i am wrong.. I am learning wordpress; is it only when in loop? is the the_post() that ...
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Configuring a meta query with multiple post types that have the same relationship on a single page

I am creating a client portal were my clients can maintain their projects and leave feedback. I have two custom post types called "Clients" and "Projects" and they each pull information from one ...
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Stop link being removed in menu/list when viewing that post

I am using the following code in a widget that displays the posts in that category, but when I view that link by clicking it, it disapears from the menu/list. Take a look here <?php $my_query = ...
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How Can I Change The Tax Query For The Main Loop For Taxonomy Archives?

I am trying to change an argument in the tax query in the main WP_QUERY object for creating the archive view for my the archive of my hierarchical taxonomy. My goal is to change one of the arguments ...
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Strange behavior with pagination on custom query

I already have a knot in my brain and searched here and on the web, but I can't find any solution. I build a Custom Post Type with some Taxonomies and create a page template to get some of the posts ...
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List posts related to category on a div [closed]

i want to display posts related to selected category at the same page(on a different div). What i want is as the image attached, when i click the category name on the left side, all related posts must ...
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Query posts by a type and another type only if post is in specific category

I have a featured post type and a reviews post type. I would like to include reviews of a certain category (I use categories from the posts type) as well. How could query args be crafted? A crude ...
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Order post type by sum of two custom fields

I have a custom post type for vouchers. I've added two custom fields to this post type named "value_1" and "value_2". They both contain a number. (The first value will be applied at checkout, the ...
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Why won't my taxonomy query show up?

I'm attempting to display posts from a 'Uncategorized' category under a custom taxonomy called 'Reviews' but without much luck. I'm using get_template_part('loop','review') to call loop-review.php ...
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How to create Page templates for showing Blog posts in different layouts?

I'm creating a Wordpress Theme, and I want to create few Page Templates for creating Blog pages with different layouts. So for example, I want to have blog-4-column.php, blog-3column.php and ...
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Remove duplicated posts in the loop if post has more then one categorie

I have some posts with more then one categorie. In the post loop i get the post based on the selected categorie by the user. If the user select 2 categories where one post is assigned to, the loop ...
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Custom Search Not Consistent with Results

I've set up a custom search to use the s GET variable on a URL. I want it to fetch certain results but I've come across an odd problem. First, here's my code: $search_term = $_GET['s']; ...
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Only show top level posts of specific category

I've been trying to create a loop that will only show the top level posts no children/sub category posts. Basically what my categories look like are -- -All --one --- A --- B -- ...
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Query by 2 values of a repeater ACF field

Let's say I have a custom post type called Film, with a repeater field called Showings, with fields start_datetime and discount. I need to make a query for those Films that have at least one showing ...
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WP_Query - How to orderby parent publish date?

I am using WP_Query to display 'post_type' => 'attachment' on a different page than the posts they are uploaded to: $media_args = array( 'post_type' => 'attachment', 'post_status' => ...
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Filter terms bases on multiple taxonomies - operator not in? [duplicate]

Building a function for filtered taxonomies. How to use 'operator' => 'NOT IN' or 'operator' => 'IN' inside the query to only show tax_query terms that are connected to all taxonomies instead of ...
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relation OR instead of AND - Filtered term ID's in loop

Question not related anymore.. First I tought about the relation OR/ AND for results, but I believe I should work with 'operator' => 'NOT IN'. I would like to query the results that meet multiple ...
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Query seems to be duplicated

I'm just hit a development brick wall and can't seem to find a solution to this problem. I've running two WP_Query's the aim is one displays premium stockists and the other one displays the none ...
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Archive page - problem with pagination

I have a problem to display pagination using WP_Query. I've created a custom page, code below: <?php /* Template name: Models */ ?> <?php get_header(); ?> <?php the_post();?> ...
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Get current post id in functions.php

I have a wp_localize_script() function in my functions.php where I need to push the current post ID of the current post to a jQuery file. So I was wondering how you can get the current post ID of a ...
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get_the_title($postID) OR get_the_title()?

I would like to know which could be more performant between these two approaches of getting data of a post To use a loop after a WP_Query($aConditions) and use functions like get_the_title() ... and ...
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Can I force WP_Query to return no results?

I'm working on a website with a search feature that allows users to search through a lot of post meta. There is a specific search pattern that I would like to forcibly return no results for. The ...
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Different Ways to Query Custom Post Types?

I'm using this code to use custom post types like regular post: add_action( 'pre_get_posts', 'add_my_post_types_to_query' ); function add_my_post_types_to_query( $query ) { if ( is_home() && ...
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Advanced Query Logic With Multiple Taxonomies

I have a page on my site that acts as a search tool/search results page for users to find rental spaces. On the left side is a column of checkboxes that let the user filter the results by three ...
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WP_Query tax_query problem

When I call WP_Query with tax query or category__in, I get posts only from first category in array of requested categories. $query = new WP_Query( array( "tax_query" => array( ...
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How to count post meta key values for all posts in database

In my post meta data I have the following 'key' for every post: "image_details" a typical value of which is an array such as: ...
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Show most popular post of last 12 months

I use the Ribbon theme that has a nice tabbed widget showing the most popular and most recent posts. I would like to limit the most popular posts to the last 12 months. I would rather not use a plugin ...
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Unable to get paginate_links working with a custom query [duplicate]

I have built a news section in my Wordpress site with the advanced custom fields and custom post type ui plugins. On the custom news overview page (not the standard wordpress posts) I wanted to limit ...
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Posts 2 Posts: Get related posts from user connected to current post? [closed]

Hopefully someone can help with this. I have a CPT called "Tours", and I'm using Posts 2 Posts to connect Posts inside that CPT to Users. Relationships being: Tour Item 1 > Tour Operator 1 Tour ...
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Using global $post; to get featured image for custom post via WP_Query

I'm using a site-wide function to add css to the <head> of the page pull in featured images of various as a responsive page background. It works great across the rest of my site but fails on a ...
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Hiding taxonomies with no children WP_Query & tax_query

I have this code which has taken over 7 hours to put together through research but the last hours or so I have hit a brick wall! I require the taxonomy title to be hidden if there are no posts ...
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Get first post from wp_query

How can I get the first post from a WP_Query result? $connected = new WP_Query( array( // Arguments )); // This doesn't work.. echo $connected[0]->post_name;
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Random posts loop order [duplicate]

I have used a loop for my theme homepage, but when I go to page 2 or 3, 4, etc., I get the same random posts in all pages. I want to make the loop generate different random posts each page. <?php ...
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Category based on post id

I have the following: $custom_loop = new WP_Query( array('category_name'=>$category, 'meta_key'=>'name', 'orderby' => 'meta_value', 'order' => 'ASC', 'posts_per_page'=>'-1')); How ...
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Why does WP_Query show only the same post even with different categories and endwhile?

I have 3 divs that WP_Query with 3 different categories and end it with the php endwhile,but it only shows the same most recent post query three times over. Do I need to hard reset the query loop ...
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Renaming or Moving WP-Content Pros/Cons

I'm still learning WP. Previously I had done a 1-click installation of WP. Everything worked fine. But now, I'm planning to install it manually. What are the Pros/Cons of these? 1 Renaming ...
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Run next query based on first query's term

I'm creating an authors site. I'm using a custom post type (Books) to display books. I'm using another custom post type (Reviews) to display reviews on the same page as the corresponding book. I'm ...
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how to get sub fields using advanced custom fields?

I am a compete beginner with Advanced Custom Fields. I would like to get your help in understanding acf well, most probably a simple question. I have a blog I use acf to categorize the posts. I use ...
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WP_Query and is_page_template() conditional

I have a custom query that goes looks like this: $temp = $wp_query; $wp_query = null; $args = array('posts_per_page' => 5, 'post_type' => 'gallery', 'post_status' => ...
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meta_compare not comparing whole integer

I have submitted an integer data via a form to my custom search page. I can get values properly if the input is single char (e.g. 1 ) but if the input is multi char (e.g. 100) it still compares ...