"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 serialised meta_value for date value?

i've saved and array of 'open days' as a serialised array in a meta value. I was hoping i could then just search this field for the selected dates but i can't seem to create a match. serialised = ...
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How to order posts in wp_query by the user role (2 roles in array)

I'm using the following code from this answer: How can I get the last posts by user role ? <?php $friends = get_users( array( 'role' => 'friends' ) ); $friend_ids = array(); foreach( $friends ...
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How to order posts by custom WP role?

I currently have the following custom wp_query which displays posts from 2 custom WP roles, "custom_role_one" and "custom_role_two". It displays the posts from my custom post type of "listing". It ...
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Why does “Blog pages show at most” interfere with my custom wp_query?

I'm very new to WordPress, especially when it comes to creating a custom loop as per below. This works fine, however I'm perplexed why "Blog pages show at most" (under Settings > Reading) is ...
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How to count post type that has a particular term?

What is the best method to count the number of posts in a post type that have a particular term? I don't believe get_posts accepts a term query and I have had no luck with new WP_Query, though I might ...
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How to query the latest 5 posts and sort them by title?

I'm looking to draw a menu listing of the latest "n" number posts, where the number "n" will be a user defined setting stored as an option. n = 5; //Pull the latest 5 posts from the database. The ...
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If have posts a week old, display, else display a different loop

This is what I have. <?php $week = date('W'); $year = date('Y'); $projects_in_news = new WP_Query( array( 'post_type' =>'news', 'posts_per_page' ...
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Identify which loop you are hooking into; primary or secondary?

What is the most efficient way to determine which loop I'm in? I have a few plugins that alter the query by hooking into various parts of WP_Query::get_posts(), through the usual suspects, ie ...
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WP_Query and next_posts_link

I cannot figure out how to make next_posts_link() work within my custom WP_Query. Here is the function: function artists() { echo '<div id="artists">'; $args = array( 'post_type' => ...
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cannot get multiple loops using tax_query

I am trying to get three loops to display. they all belong to the same post type and the same taxonomy family. but i'm trying to separate the taxonomy by three different values. $argsOwners = array( ...
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How does order=asc effect a wp_query (its acting pretty weird in a loop)

I have a wp_query for a custom post type: events. I have a seven day calendar that is showing featured events on a page. Here is the wp_query and supporting code: https://gist.github.com/1030760 ...
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Get posts by menu ID

I'm a little stuck here. I have a menu in Wordpress with some posts in it. What I would like is to retrieve all the posts as objects. I think I'm pretty close, but the SQL query doesn't seem to work ...
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how do we display all posts from a particular category in homepage?

I am trying to show all the posts of a particular category on my home page. There are over 70 posts in that category. I would like have a pagination so that only 10 posts are displayed and have ...
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3 Columns, 3 Categories, One Archive, and Pagination

I have three columns, each displaying 2 posts, each from different categories and each being a new query. These three columns are shown on thier parent category page, which is set to display 6 posts ...
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WP_Query by just the id?

In the codex for WP_Query I see you can query by 'page_id=7' for pages or by 'p=7' for posts... is there a way to get a 'post of any post type' by ID? like 'id=7'—that will get it no matter if it's a ...
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How to use rewind_comments() - when and how to use it?

I've never messed with the comments loop before, but I'm trying something out here. Basically, I have my comments form in a popup iframe, an ajax action which handles the form submission, inserts the ...
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Display both standard posts in a specific category along with a custom post type in a single loop?

I'm building a content slider that needs to show posts from a custom post type called "Features," and also show standard blog posts that are assigned to a "Featured" category. I'd like to do this ...
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Metadata Query when storing data as array possible?

Suppose I store all my post meta data in an array like $meta = array( 'img' => '', 'caption' => '' ); update_post_meta($post->ID, 'theme_banner', $meta); Can I query posts where ...
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Trouble passing attribute into shortcode function

For some reason the WP_Query instance in my shortcode function won't take the query attribute sent from the shortcode. The shortcode is like this: [postlist query="post_type=any&posts_per_page=5" ...
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How can I filter by slug depending on language selection

I'm new to this site but looking at the quality of answers provided here I will be here for a long time :) Ok, first a bit of info: I'm developing a bilingual website (English & Japanese) using ...
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On Taxonomy Template page, want to add Post_Type

I have a custom taxonomy template page in my theme. Essentially, when someone clicks on a term link into this taxonomy, I -ALWAYS- want to add a specific post-type to the query. I'm not entirely ...
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How to make a query returning pages from multiple parents

I'd like to make a query that returns the children pages of various parent pages. Unfortunately the post_parent attribute of WP_Query accepts only one value. What do you suggest ?
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How can I build a query that returns all attachments of a page and it's children pages?

I'm using this query to return attachments of a page. $args = array( 'post_parent' => $post->ID, 'post_status' => 'inherit', 'post_type' => 'attachment' ); Is there a way to ...
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How to filter a dd/mm/yyyy date from a custom field in a query

I'm trying to build a query in order to sort some posts by a date custom field, where the dates are formatted dd/mm/yyyy. It works by querying the database directly with get_results like in this ...
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how to put thumbnail below category's title?

Edit : ok everything works fine : i finally had to use taxonomies and get_terms, and putting everything in divs work better than lis. Thanks for your help. Hi, i have a problem with the categories ...
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Custom post type archive 404's with paginate_links

im using paginate_links function to create pagination on my custom post type archives, no matter what i do im hitting 404 errors when going to view page 2 (ie clicking to go on one page in the ...
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query_posts: how to show all 'meta_value' containing a specific word?

How could you display all the post in a loop with a (custom) meta_value containing a word/phrase? for exemple get al the post where meta contains 'test'. ...
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querying with custom meta field with meta_query

How do we get posts where the meta key does not exist in a post. I have created a meta_key video. and i want to be able to get some posts with WP_Query where custom field video does not exist or is ...
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WP_Query with “post_title LIKE 'something%'”?

I need to do a WP_Query with a LIKE on the post_title. I started with this regular WP_Query: $wp_query = new WP_Query( array ( 'post_type' => 'wp_exposants', ...
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What's missing in this wp_query and meta_query

There is something missing because this is driving me crazy at the moment. I'm using the wp_query with the following args. $args = array( 'post_type' => 'project', 'post_status' ...
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Why does 'exclude_from_search' exclude a custom post type from WP_Query?

In WP 3.1, it appears that setting 'exclude_from_search' = TRUE for a custom post type excludes the post type not just from searches on the front-end, but also from any post query using 'post_type' = ...
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Hook/action after WP_Query gets posts to query custom tables for post-related meta

I see that there are hooks for manipulating WP_Query before it gets its posts (parse_query, pre_get_posts), but I can't seem to find any hooks for after the WP_Query object is populated. I have a ...
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What is the most efficient way to execute recursive complex queries?

There's a "Jobs" section on my website (custom post type), with various associated taxonomies (language spoken, type of contract, location, etc.) The website also has a very big user base (about 10 ...
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Loop inside the loop

I'm working on a project where I need display 2 post from one category and also I need to put another loop between this post post to display random list of post from other category. Easiest way to do ...
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Limiting posts_join, where, etc to a specific WP_Query object?

I hope this makes any type of sense. I want to be able to add clauses to a specific query object without effecting the main loop on a page, for example for content in a side bar or footer. Is it ...
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Using Wordpress to make a “Product Search” type navigation drilldown

This is somewhat of a follow-up to a question I asked some time ago: Trying to design nice category drilldown with one "held" taxonomy and a repeatable list of categories I've sort of got ...
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Usage of the new “posts_clauses” filter in Wordpress 3.1?

Just noticed that 3.1 added a new filter to customize queries: posts_clauses. All I could find about it is that instead of using the separate query filters like posts_where or posts_join, you can ...
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Loop for custom post types filtered by a taxonomy

I am using the Custom Post Type feature in Wordpress 3 to create an Events section for my website. I am able to get this to display by using the relevante template files, but I also want the event ...
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How can I generate a RSS feed based on a custom WP_Query?

I have a WP_Query returning a list of posts of a particular post type and with a certain meta_value (custom field value) Is there a way generate an RSS feed based of these results ?
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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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What kind of object type is WP_Query?

I am getting this error when I try to return the post_title value from my WP_Query: **Fatal error:** Cannot use object of type WP_Query as array Here is the code: $query = new WP_Query( array( ...
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Pagination : How to remove /page/x/ after a 'POST' action on a form returning to page 1

I have the following query, what it does is get a list of "Books" (custom post type). This list is displayed on a page which also has a small form with a dropdown populated with the terms of "Editors" ...
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How Can I Always Display A Particular Post First Using WP_Query?

My apologies if this question has already been asked somewhere else, I searched but couldn't find anything. I am working on a tours website, there will be individual package pages that show some text, ...
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Is it possible to wrap Geo Location search around WP_Query?

I'll just like to add that I have a current working solution in place and works well but I'm looking for ideas of being able to do it better or cleaner if possible. We have hundreds of properties in ...
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Custom Taxonomy not working with posts_per_page in new WP_query (pagination problem)

OK, so i'm messing with Custom Taxonomies for the second time and in both instances i've run into this problem where using the posts_per_page argument in either a query_posts or WP_query scenario.. ...
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Slow speed and high CPU usage for my code. How to improve it?

this is my code. It gets the variables from the url. It is very slow and sometimes don't even complete. How can I improve it? Note: Most of the times some of the variables will not have any value. I ...
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Custom Field Query - Meta Value is Array

I'm using a custom field query (or trying to) : $args = array( 'post_type' => 'pf_cookbook', 'meta_query' => array( 'key' => 'pf_cookbook_recipes', ...
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wp_query orderby title and meta key value (WP3.1)

I have a taxonomy wp_query and i would like to order the list by title and by meta value (numeric value) Have a meta value Interesting = 1 or 0 in the posts Not so interesting posts would be at the ...
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WP_Query - Adding “offset” posts to the end of the loop

I'm trying to create two queries. In the first query, I will, for example, display 6 posts, in a given order. In the second query, I want to display the same 6 posts, but "offset" the first 3 and ...
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Broken? WP_Query and “attachment” as a post type

I have a gallery attached to a page. On that page, I'm running the following query: $events_gallery = new WP_Query( // Start a new query for our videos array( 'post_parent' => $post->ID, // ...