"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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Get a list of the last posts grouped by author and filtered by category

i need a list of the latest post published by various authors, but filtered by category, like for example the latest posts of author that write about music. i wrote this query and looks like working ...
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Loop through categories and create tab for each

I'm trying to create a page that holds all categories of my custom post type as tabs, with a tab content. I am able to display all the category names as tabs, but i need to run a query in each tab ...
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WP_Query order result by date AND meta_value

I have searched but not found an answer to my problem. I have posts with a meta key used for ordering. I want to order post by this value. If they have same value I want them to be ordered by date. I ...
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Sticky posts are not showing at the top of category posts

Can anyone tell me why sticky posts are not being displayed at the top of the following query: $wp_query = new WP_Query(array( 'post_type' => 'post', 'posts_per_page'=>10, ...
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Most commented post should be the first post in the blog

WordPress default setting is, most recent post is the first post of the blog. But, I need to "Most commented post should be the first post in the blog". ( Categories page as well as home page)
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Determine WP_Query parameters from URL

I'm wondering if it's possible to determine WP_Query parameters by only using the given page URL. The reason I'm trying to do this because I'm developing a SPA theme (and ultimately a JSON response) ...
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Issue with data array format

I am trying to fetch a record of date from table booking_history with bellow code but the result array not displaying any record from start_date column. when i echo the query query displaying value ...
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How to select posts from one category but exclude posts in another category?

I am trying to select posts that have category id 4 but exclude posts that also have category id 2 Here's what i'm trying $query = new WP_Query(array( "cat__in" => array(4), ...
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Pagination doesn't function properly for archive of a custom post type set as the front page

I created a similar question about an hour ago but since then I feel that I've changed things enough so that if someone viewed it for the first time, it'd just be a confusing mess. So I am opening up ...
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Pagination not working in some author pages

I have an author archive page to display authors' posts. In some of the authors the pagination works, but in some cases it doesn't. Where is the problem? Here is my code: <?php $paged = ...
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Pagination custom query

I am trying to make a custom page template that shows the most viewed posts. I can return posts but I am having trouble figuring out how to paginate it. Here is what I have: $args = array('orderby' ...
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Search form not working on page templates

I have this on my searchform.php: <div class="search searchform" role="search" method="get" id="searchform" action="<?php echo home_url(); ?>"> <form action="#"> ...
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Query only the posts with a post format of “audio”

I'm trying to query only the posts that have a post format of audio. I'm pretty sure I'm doing this wrong. Can I get a little help? <?php get_header();?> <section id="content"> ...
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Passing query variables to a custom page template

On my website I have a custom post type called 'theme'. I wanted the homepage to display an archive of themes. For this the only approach that I could think of was to create a page template with a ...
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How to Query Updated Post in WordPress

I have seen some website which are showing the updated post. How can I query updated post from database. please help me thank's
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Custom WP_Query not working correctly

OK, So I have created a custom WP_Query that gets the post_type post and outputs it as a styled list. It works well and outputs the styled list but then underneath it displays all the posts again but ...
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WP_Query Sorting Posts by month … timeline effect

Hoping someone can take a look at my code and help me out. Right now I am trying to show my blog in a timeline style approach. My current query is generating the posts how I would like them to but I ...
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How to query the custom fields by language?

For each post, there is a custom field name "Function", the key/value pair is like this: Key : Functions Value : <!--en-->Nourishing Yin and invigorating the vital essence of ...
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How to query posts of standard post format. For real

So, I have been looking EVERYWHERE. I tried every kind of combination. So far, nothing. I have to query two posts to show on my front page, of post post-type, not in one category but, most ...
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Action hook “wp_insert_post” works but not for last imported post

I want to run a custom function whenever posts are imported to my custom post type. I am currently running this code - function on_post_import($post){ global $wpdb; $results = ...
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Echo the number of posts being displayed

I had this code working as I needed it to...but now I need to add a post count where the "____" is, beside "posters", so I can manipulate the css depending on how many posters are showing, for ...
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Query to get all the posts of more than 2 meta_value having same meta_key?

Meta_value will have checkbox infront of them so when both the check box is selected posts related to both the meta_value will be displayed.
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WP_Query orderby and tax_query

My goal is to have custom posts type's posts (CPT for simplicity) from a custom taxonomy (CT for simplicity) let say CT Hometown with slug Nebraska to be listed grouped by another CT, let say ...
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Get List of all the Authors

How could i get List of all the Authors? author.php file shows the Information about Individual Author. for example: http://domain.com/author/bj that returns the Bj's Profile. if i enter ...
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How to add multiple images to a custom post type single post?

I have created a custom post type and I need to add multiple images to every single post, so I can create a loop and use them in a slider. So far my search on Google etc. has turned up nothing. ...
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How to display posts from multiple post type in random order in wordpress?

I want to display posts from multiple post types (photo, post), with one post from "photo" post type and another post from "post", in the same loop. Can anyone help me? Here is my code: <?php ...
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Only show first post to match certain criteria within WP_Query

I have a custom post type, with a custom field associated with it. I've setup a WP_Query to return all the posts of that post type. What I want to do is to show the first one that meets a unique ...
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Meta query not working with pre_get_posts

This works $q->set('meta_key', 'available-date_%_from'); $q->set('meta_value', '20140701'); This doesn't $q->set( 'meta_query', array( array( 'key' => 'available-date_%_from', ...
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“pagination” (but not really) and queries using custom posts types

More of a conceptual question here, than a strict code question: Working on a site for a musician who wants to list concerts, both upcoming and past. These are custom post types that use a custom ...
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Custom Content Slider stop duplicate

I have been working on this now for little while, I have four post displaying in the carousel, this is fine. when you click the next slide in the carousel the same four posts are displaying Any ideas ...
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CPT posts listed by category with custom rewrite URL, please help!

Here is what I'm trying to do: I have 10 total dessert recipes (in shared dessert category) that are divided by 2 custom post types. I want to create 3 different views of these posts with the custom ...
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Display posts of specific category term

I'm using this code to first display each category term as headlines and then display a post which is assigned each category term under the headline. If I create a custom taxonomy it works as ...
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wordpress query from multiple post id

I am getting array of post id from custom metabox.I tried $urls= get_post_meta( get_the_ID(), 'videos', false ); foreach ( $urls as $url ) { foreach ( ...
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wordpress nested loop

I am building nested loop query.I have meta box that capture post id (sorter and repeater).so far my code while ( have_posts() ) : the_post(); ?> <div id="<?php echo $post->post_name; ...
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Sorting by meta_key different to search criteria?

I've created an admin only page simply to view more information about subscribers to my website. The subscriptions are stored as Custom Post Types. All I want to do is make a condition that looks up ...
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using next-page and previous page inside a wp_query

I'm using a wp_query on my website to display a list of child pages from a parent page. It works fine and my pages are sorted by a meta_key using a custom field. Now I would like to add a next page ...
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Query child's child categories

I'm building a query to get the child's child categories. For example : I have a parent category named 'animal' and others like 'food' and 'sport'. I want to get animal's sub categories. I do : ...
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WP_Query hit max joins… How else can I build a search function that uses custom fields?

I'm trying to search a custom post type of "Properties", while doing so I'm also searching the custom fields using multiple (anywhere from 5-30) meta_queries. The problem is Wordpress or MySQL is ...
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Add “Category” to Mysql Query

i need your help :) I've made this custom Mysql query on WordPress: $querystr = " SELECT DISTINCT meta_value FROM $wpdb->postmeta WHERE post_id IN( SELECT DISTINCT ...
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Variable not working in WP_Query

I have used this technique before and cannot work out why this time it is not working. 'news_category' is a custom taxonomy of my custom post type 'News'. I am getting the taxonomy of the current ...
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Is it true $wpdb->get_results is faster than WP_Query in most cases?

On my homepage, I have a section where I have to display the last five featured posts, where a featured post is simply a post with a custom field is_featured set to 1. I achieved what I want with two ...
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Easy way to write complex queries in wordpress

I want to run one sql query like this in wordpress. Just wanted to know if there is an easy way to do this in wp. Thanks. Is this query possible with the use of query_posts anyhow? select ...
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Using next and previous links with a custom query

I'd like to display the next and previous page link when using a custom query. The query list pages with the same parent page (projects). The next and previous page link must link to the next and ...
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How to retrieve posts from parent category, splitting them per children when displayed?

I have a Wordpress database with three categories: ID 3 : Europe ID 4 : France (child of 3) ID 5 : Paris (child of 4) I now need to display all posts under their respective category, like this: ...
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Display multiple custom post types and sort them chronological by one of their fields

I have four custom post types created with the custom post types ui plugin; each stands for an event type with a different set of custom fields created with the advanced custom fields plugin. My ...
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How to get a query variable?

I have added a query variable with the following function: function add_my_query_var() { global $wp; $wp->add_query_var('myvar1'); } add_filter('init', 'add_my_query_var'); Now on a ...
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$wp_query issue when trying to create a virtual page

I am trying to create a virtual page for my plugin and I am having a $wp_query reset issue when doing so. I am using the class https://gist.github.com/brianoz/9105004 to create the virtual page. I ...
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add_query_vars does not work

I have added this code in the TwentyFourteen theme's functions.php file. function add_query_vars($aVars) { $aVars[] = "msds_pif_cat"; return $aVars; } add_filter('query_vars', ...
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How to build new WP_Query using url

How to build a WP_Query using a url in wp_ajax_nopriv action. I have a following url for example: "http://example.com?paged=2 so I need to build a WP_Query which will retrieve a second page of posts. ...
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Multiple relationships for multiple tax_query in WP_Query

I want to use the WP_Query class to filter some of the posts. The website was built without using the "normal" wp posts but using a convoluted way to allow the users to easily add blog posts to ...