"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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Custom Post Type, WP_Query and 'orderby'

I do have a custom post type with the following setup: $supports = array( 'title' , 'editor' , 'thumbnail' , 'revisions' , 'page-attributes' ); $args = array( 'hierarchical' =&...
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Secondary Sort (fallback) for WP_Query

What I'm after is creating a secondary (or default) orderby option for a custom query. Here is what I have: $post_args = array( 'post_type' => $taxfunc_post_type, 'meta_key' => '...
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Advanced search form with filters for custom taxonomies

I'm trying to build a complex search form with filters for several custom taxonomies, a search terms input and a select for the number of items displayed / page. The question has been posted before ...
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How to get latest post excerpt from a specific category?

I'm working on a theme homepage and would like to include an excerpt from the latest post in a specific category. In this case, the category slug is "gear". I've tried a couple options with WP_Query ...
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Which is from this queries is more faster

I need to do some query. Now i choosing from this variables. Which is from this queries is more faster. Which differences between them ? function filter_where($where = '') { $where .= " AND ...
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Display one latest post from multiple categories

This should be very easy, however for some reason I can't find a working snippet anywhere on the web.. I basically need to display one latest post from 6 categories (can be changed to 7,8, etc etc) ...
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Pagination only won't work in author template

I using custom $wp_query for most of my archive pages like, taxonomy,index,category and author page. Everything working fine, except one weird thing - the author template page pagination failed to ...
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Query is not work

I use this codes in my functions.php to track post views. /* Functions to track Post Views*/ function getPostViews($postID){ $count_key = 'post_views'; $count = get_post_meta($postID, $count_key, ...
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How to display images in related posts?

I want to display an image for each related post. Note, these are inline images, not from post thumbnails. What I need is: If the post has an only image, show it. If it has multiple images, show ...
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Start Query from 2nd Post without offset

is there a quick and easy way to load all the posts, starting with the second post and making the first post the last post? If I use offset, I then lose the first post, but I don't want to lose it, I ...
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WP_Query not looking at child category

Hi all I have a loop that shows a post on a single page and puts the first category name in the variable $cat: $cat = $category[0]->cat_name;?> Now after the post I have a link to show ...
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How to use custom post type APIs, but use a different db table

We currently have a plugin that creates a new WP table, but it recreates the wheel when it comes to managing/updating data. It would be a good candidate for custom post types, but we don't want to ...
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query attachments of parent page if attachments of current page are smaller than …

I'm using WPQuery and get_children($query_images_args) to query attachments from the current page. If the current page has no attachments assigned I'm querying the images of the parent page. This ...
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AJAX search on post pages by custom post type

I'm having an issue creating an ajax search on my single post pages. I need to limit the search results to the custom post types "fod_videos" and "post" and category 12. My issue is the search is ...
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Search.php gets metadata from first post

I've got this in header.php in <head> section: $page_color = get_post_meta($post->ID, 'page_color', true); It works fine because it gets correct page_color for posts and pages but when I ...
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Should I use Transients with W3 Total Cache APC Caching? [closed]

Should I use Transients in my queries like this? <?php if ( ! $my_paged = absint( get_query_var( 'paged' ) ) ) $my_paged = 1; if ( ! $my_query = get_transient( "567recent_$my_paged" ) ) { $...
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Get all content on a “single page” site depending on language

I'm developing a "single page" WordPress based site that has content in multiple languages (using the plug-in WPML) and I need to retrieve it in a more efficient manner to avoid slow page load time. ...
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Detect featured image among the attached images

I use the following code to extract the attached images from a post with ID: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'attachment', 'post_parent' => $product_id, '...
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Query by custom dates in UNIX Time

I actually have a custom date registered in UNIX Time in my database like this: meta_key : custom_date meta_value : 1322697600 and the type of the meta key is a longtext I would like to retrieve ...
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WP_Query Attachment adds additional attachment count and need to link attachment to post url

I just wonder why WP_Query adding one more additional attachment with the defined number or posts. Also need to link attachment (thumbnail) to the post url. Here is my code <?php $query = new ...
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Orderby = none not working [duplicate]

I'm trying to set 'orderby = none' to my loop but it is not working. Here's my code: $query = new WP_Query(array('showposts'=>2, 'post__in' => array(99,4,5,2,8,55), 'orderby'=>'none')); ...
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Multiple Orderby's using random order WP_Query

Here is the setup. The site in question is a website that displays listings. Each listing has a rank (1-3). Basically it's a listing type... small, medium & large to determine how much 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", "leads",...
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Switch to blog and get content from that blog

Anyone thinks this should not work? I can't make it work for some reason. add_action( 'wp_head', function() { switch_to_blog( $blog_id ); wp_query( 'p=' . $post_id ); }); The point is that ...
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How to display comments list by order when clicking on newest or oldest link?

0 down vote favorite I have a wordpress single post where I have comment system - Live Site And I have two links one is: 1. newest 2. oldest The thing I want is when I will click on newest it will ...
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How Do I Use WP_Query to Run This Database Query as Search Result?

I have created a search box with a drop down box of 4 options to customize the search: A general default search, no filter A custom search according to the post title for a custom post type only. A ...
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Get the number of rows from $wpdb->get_results not working

I want to count the number of rows of this custom wordpress query and it does not work: *PS I am accessing a custom table inside my wordpress database, mabe by myself. The $wpdb->get_results part ...
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WP_Query vs get_posts

I have read a number of questions on SE regarding these but I still can't figure the exact difference wrt usage. Would it be true to say that I would probably use WP_Query for the majority of ...
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How can I prevent posts with no title showing up in my query?

How do I prevent posts with no title showing up in my query / loop ? ( I am doing aside, quote etc post-formats and I want to exclude title less posts from one particular loop) I have nothing on this....
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How to specify a certain amount of images queried, not all?

I have a query for calling images from a post category. I am trying to control it to only query 6 images. I have tried using php count, but its not working as expected. Any ideas of what I could do ...
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Get list of all Grandchild Pages

I have the following page hierarchy, all of which are under a top page (TOP) with ID = 1: mid1 gc1 gc2 mid2 gc3 gc4 I would like to make submit WP_Query query that will return random pages ...
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Removing duplicate values between two wordpress queries

I'm addressing a well known issue in Wordpress, in which I want to display "featured" posts, and under it the rest of the posts. I have a $query1 which holds 2 featured posts, and my query_posts which ...
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Query Page Content From Theme Options?

I'm trying to create a slider where you choose what pages are shown in the slider, using a theme options panel based on the https://github.com/vauvarin/options-framework-theme That lists the pages in ...
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Execute PHP function inside the admin area

I want to ask if there is a hook for executing php inside the admin area, my problem is I'm trying to do the get_posts wordpress function inside a popup frame using the thickbox jQuery plugin, using ...
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posts_per_page option limits the number of Gallery items

I have noticed that if I have a query where posts_per_page are set to 4, any (image) gallery that belongs to one of those posts will too have only 4 items (although when I create the gallery from Add ...
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How to query posts based on lat-lng coordinate as post meta?

I'm planning a custom WordPress theme where the Custom Post Type (CPT) will have latitude and longitude coordinate as it's meta value. The latitude and longitude will be displayed as a Marker in a ...
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Match two posts in categories

I have blog posts each having three or more categories. The issue is that I need to search related posts and I have to match at least two categories i.e. there must be two common categories. I am ...
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Selecting all posts from the children of a particular parent taxonomy

I've created a custom post type (minerals) with a custom taxonomy (location) which supports hierarchies. What I am trying to do is create a return according to the parent location of the mineral post ...
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Exclude some authors from query

This script list users with their last post. How to exclude some authors from guery ? <?php //List of users sorted descending by date of lastest post written by user $uc=array(); $...
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How to get an array of post data from wp_query result?

When run a query with WP_Query method, I got an object. I understand that I can then do the loop to display stuffs. But, my goal is not to display anything, instead, I want to get some post data by ...
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Is wp_reset_postdata always necessary?

After run a query $posts = (array)new WP_Query($args); I use this data to do some calculation on post meta. I didn't display the posts. Do I still need to use wp_reset_postdata after the query?
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Include subtitle display to slideshow

Thanks to Author for this plugin. But There is no option to display subtitle. There is only 2 options - Title and excerpt. Help me change excerpt to subtitle. I use this function to display subtitles ...
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Display Posts by modifying the where clause only for my query

I am trying to display posts that are 7 days old. For that i need to modify the 'where' clause as in code //Hack found on the bottom of http://codex.wordpress.org/Template_Tags/query_posts ...
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get images attached to post

I want to have the ability to use pictures from the media library in a jquery slider on the home page so that it's easy for someone else to update the pictures without having to hardcode it. I have ...
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get latest added term from taxonomy and insert into php variable

I have a taxonomy called mailers And I am adding new terms to this taxonomy on a monthly basis. For example these are my 4 recent terms (slugs) I have added... 'august-2012-newsletter' 'july-2012-...
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Loop issues when creating custom query for media uploader

I'm working on a theme for a magazine publisher who routinely deals with a large number of images. I need them to be able to associate each image with a contributor (photographer, illustrator, artist, ...
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meta_query returning excluded result

I have a series of day slots per location, in a multicheckbox custom field. I have a search page where the user can select location, weekday desired, and activity type. Right now I just have 2 samples:...
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WP_Query: attachment image in “full” size?

I'm using the following script for my current project. $query_images_args = array( 'post_type' => 'attachment', 'post_mime_type' =>'image', 'post_status' => 'inherit', '...
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Trying to perform complex custom field query with order by set to field value

I've got two custom fields for event posts: event-start and event-end. When I'm querying for current events, I'd like to show any post where the event-start OR the event-end is greater than or equal ...
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Featured images loop for Orbit Slider

To integrate Zurb´s Orbit Slider in my theme, I´m trying to generate this HTML with WordPress: <div id="featured"> <img src="featured-image-1.jpg" alt="the-alt-tag" data-caption="#...