"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 for most viewed posts and show top 5

Here is how I am getting the views for one post: function getPostViews($postID){ $count_key = 'post_views_count'; $count = get_post_meta($postID, $count_key, true); ...
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Custom query does not find pages

I don't consider myself to be a newb, I've had a loop of all the pages work before, but right now one of my custom loops on my page template (which is used as the index page of the site), will not ...
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896 views

Want to redirect if search query match exact title of any post

I am using WordPress 3.3.1 and new to this system. I want to redirect the search query to the post if query exactly matches post title of some post. I also want it to run before any search query ...
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“tax_query” parameter not working with WP_Query

I have a custom post type called 'episode'. Attached to 'episode' I have a custom taxonomy called 'video_type' that contains two terms: "bonus-footage" and "episode"; "episode" contains two child ...
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Multiple loops on index page with sticky post and pagination

First post on this site. Hope to get some help from you guys. Probably a simple answer for you experts. I have two category's (news & work). I want to show on my index page (wordpress ...
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Deleting terms from the Wordpress wp terms table

what wp function do i use so that I can delete a term without worrying about the related tables such as wp term relationships and wp term taxonomy? Also if a post has a relationship to the deleted ...
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query_posts, oderby meta_value & print “future” posts

I have a custom post type for a cycling club uses to schedule rides. There is a custom field for these posts where the user selects the "ride date" with JQUI date & time picker. This information ...
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Display posts from an array of ID's

The result of the query so far is the print of the array, Array ( [0] => 309 [1] => 10 ), 309 & 10 are the correct id's of the posts I want to display, and "No posts were found" the result of ...
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Custom WP_Query breaks default behaviour of viewing right post associated with tax-term!

I have a custom-taxonomy for a custom-post-type just like categories. I've used the standard loop in my taxonomy-event_type.php template so far … if ( have_posts() ) : while ( have_posts() ) : ...
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924 views

Does wp track views for posts?

I want to do a query and sort posts by views. Is this possible? I'm not even sure where to start..
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Loop to fetch 3 post_thumbnail instances from 3 most recent custom post types named “portfolio”

I am trying to display 3 post_thumbnails from a custom post type "portfolio" on my homepage template. So one from post 'A' , one from post 'B' and one from post 'C' The image from post A will be set ...
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Pagination problem by using WP_Query

Sorry for me, if I use incorrect words or sentenses, my English is poor, i.e. I'm from Russia. I have problem with pagination by using WP_query and pagination links like next_posts_link and ...
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exclude pages in custom menu

I am creating a custom theme for wordpress, which will have a settings page. i am adding the option to exclude pages from the navigation, which will simply work on the page id separated by a "," here ...
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Sanitation needed for WP_Query or get_posts calls?

Just wanted to get a straight answer on this: when submitting query_vars to a call to get_posts or WP_Query, is sanitation needed or does WordPress already take care of that?
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WPML with WP_Query serving up all 3 languages [closed]

I've got something about this on the WPML support forums, but I figured I could ask here as well. Here's the important info: I'm running a WP Multisite setup with custom post types, custom fields, ...
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Category 'pad_counts' & 'parent' conflict

Below is the current loop I have setup: <?php //start products category loop $args = array( 'hide_empty' => 0, 'parent' => 0, ...
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Get all custom_post_type posts + blog posts from one category in a single query

Is there a way to query posts from multiple post_type's and filter the normal blog posts by a category? I am trying to display the 10 latest custom_post_type posts and blog posts on my homepage in a ...
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Is it possible to create a shortcode that will query a post based on taxonomies?

I am working on a site that will be listing a few hundred products and we wanted to be able to quickly/easily show specific products on a page based on taxonomies. I have been doing some research and ...
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wp_query custom post type by taxonomy & standard post by taxonomy

Anyone know how I can neatly combine a query to pull CPT by a custom taxonomy and also standard posts by taxonomy into same query to list all posts together on my home page? for example: $args = ...
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538 views

SQL Query inside Widget

I have a widget which contains the following code: <? global $wpdb; $querystr = "SELECT name FROM wp_venues WHERE name ='".the_field('venue')."' "; $info = $wpdb->get_var($querystr); echo ...
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Custom WP Query from meta_value stored as serialised array

I'm using a Magic Fields 2 multicheck box to store Services which can be assigned to Case Studies. The data is stored as a serialised array in WordPress, and I need some help to extract the "related ...
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Multiple WP_Query loops with Pagination

There are a few other questions about this (and WP_Query pagination seems to be a huge question for a lot of people) so I'm trying to narrow down exactly how to make it function. I'm able to create a ...
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Date not appearing in custom query

I'm having a weird issue with Wordpress which I cannot solve by myself, and for which I couldn't find an aswer over this and other websites. Basically, I have a custom loop. while ( ...
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WP_Query filter and order by meta ordering by wrong joined table

I'm trying to both filter and order a Wordpress query using the meta_value, however the ORDER BY part of the query seems to be working on the wrong table. The query params here are: array(12) { ...
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How to write short code with if else to get page_id?

<div class="group-training"> <?php while ( $page_loop->have_posts() ) : $page_loop->the_post(); ?> <div class="entry"> <h1><?php the_title(); ...
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How to query for posts with either one or another custom field

Need help querying for posts with either one or another custom field. Not sure how to use the 'or' operator here, but something like this the blow - Have tried these: ...
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Loop through all tags & output posts in alphabetical list

I have a bunch of posts that each have multiple tags, and I'm trying to find a way to output all of them on a single page, organized under an alphabetical listing of their respective tags. E.g. if ...
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pagination not working for category.php (custom post types in categories)

it works everywhere on my site but it isnt working in category.php. When i click page to it goes to... domain.com/category/cat-slug/page/2 by the way this is showing custom post types within certain ...
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CSS class on last post in loop ( custom query )

I have been using this question to try to do this but I am having some difficutlty. I have a custom post type, media, and I am working on the archive-media.php template. I have it partially working ...
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Custom taxonomy in WP_Query not working

I'm truly stumped here. I have a specific taxonomy for sorting posts into different types of "featured" posts on a news site. Here's the problem: When querying by them the results aren't what they ...
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How to fetch only media that was already attached to a post/page?

Situation: my client has this simple gallery built with WP_Query showing the latest media added to the site: $cola = new WP_Query( array( 'post_type' => 'attachment', 'post_status' ...
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WP_Query multiple use of relation and/or

I have 2 custom fields that I would like to do a meta query on for a custom post type: start_date status The outcome that I am looking for is (start_date >= 1332115200 AND status = 1) OR ...
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Custom post type - filter content by custom meta box content

I have custom post type with some products. I need to add some content filtering now. I have custom meta box with "author". I want to add buttons with authors that will act like categories. So let me ...
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how do i remove posts from a WP_Query so the pagination is right?

I'm using a custom post type and showing 20 of them per page on the homepage. I'm using QP_Query. One custom field for the custom post type (called mixtapes) is a checkbox called "unreleased" (set ...
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How to display a posts 1 year ago with custom WP_Query loop?

I have a custom WP_Query loop that I use for the main archive page. How can I filter the custom query to diplay posts from within 2 days +/- of one year ago from todays date? My current query: ...
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Pagination not working

$paged for pagination is awlays returning 1, so no matter what page i click "1" is always highlighted and it always shows the same posts. i have tried a million different combinations of things to fix ...
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Trying to output content from page, works locally but not online

I am using the following code, to output the content from a page with the id of two. This is in my custom template file which is selected in the page. It works fine locally but online it does not ...
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746 views

How to Check if a Child Category is Being Queried

I need to change the number of posts queried for specific categories 'Recipes' or 'Product Reviews'. The below code works great for this, I have it in functions.php: function ...
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Multiple Custom Field Query

I have a unique situation where I need to filter on 2 custom fields where 1st field is expiry and values of "" and greater than todays date are valid and 2 field is a number which should be greater ...
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How do I check if a post has a post thumbnail in WP_Query?

I want to grab the 5 most recent posts that have thumbnails.
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Add category to my get_post query

I am using this Query to pull in the latest 3 post <?php $query = 'posts_per_page=3'; $queryObject = new WP_Query($query); // The Loop... if ($queryObject->have_posts()) { while ...
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Custom Post Type Query issue

I have a conflict issue with 2 custom post types. I have a template file archive-media.php and have created the related 'media' custom post type. This all works well, however in the sidebar I have a ...
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Ajax (jquery) wp_query pagination returns -1

I am currently developing an ajaxified theme for wordpress. I am listing the posts in a particular category, but the pagination returns -1 when clicked. Lets say I set showposts to 3 and a particular ...
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Adjust query on single

I am building an event manager. One of the template files I have is events-single.php which displays single events. At the bottom of this I have next and previous events using next_post_link and ...
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Counter problem, infinite loop when post_per_page equals X

(updated) I´m using this query to loop divs in to my front page slider. I use counters to split 4 posts into a slider, then open a new slider etc. Also a counter to set a class to every fourth post ...
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Pagination for custom query on single.php

I'm building a site and the basic structure on most pages is as follows: <!-- content query --> <!-- recent posts preview query (paginated) --> <!-- related posts preview query ...
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Get_the_term_list inexplicably adds values in foreach

I'm trying to get three values from all my custom posts, to populate a Google Map with the places where I've been. All is going fairly well, except for an issue I'm having with get_the_term_list. For ...
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cannot override post_types in WP_Query()

I'm creating a featured post slider which takes 4 pages or posts from the 'featured' category. I'm trying to use WP_Query, but am having no joy :( my slider query is: $ml_featured = new WP_Query( ...
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Why always one post missing

In my custom query, every time I query for posts from a particular category using WP_Query() and the category has 10 posts for example, I seem to be missing a post. So querying for 10 posts only ...
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Single parent post lists child posts with pagination

I would like to build on this answer so I can incorporate pagination and a couple of other features. We have over 1,600 entries in our Glossary so certain letters have far more than 20 (my max ...