"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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Find out if request is for custom post type archive before query runs

I am writing a plugin that is modifying the RSS2 feed for a podcast that uses a custom post type. After the query runs (on action hook template_redirect; See this question for why), I'm checking to ...
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Pagination wont work with search results template [duplicate]

I can't seem to get pagination to work correctly in my search results template. The page links appear, but when i click onto page 2, it gives me a 404 error. Search.php <?php global $wp_query; ...
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cloning a WP_Query

I'm working with several nested loops in order to create a statistics table for teams in a league and I'm having trouble getting my original query back. I've read that I should clone the original ...
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Looping through tabular data

I am trying to create a table containing information that is a result of two different loops. The first loops through a list of custom post types to display team names. The other is to provide data ...
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WP_query parameters for date range

I'm using the events manager plugin to create custom posts for events. I do not have a need for a blog, so I modified my theme's index.php file (using a child theme) for its query to retrieve the ...
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querying on custom meta fields and sorting them by custom meta

I have event posts with multiple custom date and time fields. To pull all the events happening this week, I am querying on the different date fields. Here is my code: $today=date("Y-m-d"); $nextweek= ...
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How to output comments number of a post per day?

I have a question about the comment numbers in a post... For now, I can output the total number of a comment inside a post outside the loop. That's cool enough, but I want to get show the comment ...
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WP_Query meta_query by array key

I have a custom post type with its meta in an array. What I need to do is query based on the value of a key in that meta array. $args = array( 'post_type' => 'my-cpt', ...
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Display products from specific category in shop page

I know many people asked for this question but I didn't find a proper way to do it. How to add a simple meta_query (product_cat) before the execution of the shop page's query. Maybe by using a filter ...
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How to extract images of post and pages excluding header and logo image in wordpress?

I have tried this code to get all images from media library and i am sucessfully getting the source urls of all the images but now i want to exclude all the unwanted images like logo, header images ...
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Query Problem - Show posts within category 'x' that have a custom field between 'y' and 'z'

I'd like to display all posts within a given price range. For example: When a user inputs 100 and 1000 (in two separate form fields) - my site will display all posts that have a custom field called ...
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Upcoming Event: How do I sort database by custom date field, but ignore past dates?

I am using an events plugin and struggling to get my database query to be perfect. The query is on the event-single.php template. What I need the query to do: Query the "events" custom post type ...
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wp_query and comment_parent - select only posts with top level comments

I have a custom post type of 'films', and I'm creating a number of search filters using wp_query. All are working fine, but I now need to add in an option of exclude results that dont have any top ...
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WP_Query orderby taxonomy term value (numeric)

I have this query... <?php $press = new WP_Query(array( 'posts_per_page' => -1, 'post_type' => 'individual', 'post_status' => 'private' )); ...
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Wordpress search exact match

I have a few search filters set up and I found a few posts that shouldn't be in the search results. On looking into it further I found these posts match 'part' of the keyword. For example, searching ...
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Get post info inside modal window?

What I'm Trying To Do I have set up a custom post type for 'movies' and below is how I set up the template. Basically, I am trying to get a.thickbox (in the code below) to open a modal window with ...
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What should I use, get_posts or wp_query for less CPU load?

I have a blog and on the main page are 3 blocks of posts. So, I get these posts with "get_post" and I have 3 similar codes on page: global $post; $args = array( ... ); $myposts = get_posts( $args ); ...
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How do I Use Multiple Loops with WP_Query?

Hi I am trying to add post from a certain taxonomy term to a cpt loop. The code below is the code I am using. <?php // Create empty array to store post ids in $excludes = array(); ...
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WP_Query post at custom position

Lets say I have a custom query which based on two custom post types: $wp_query = new WP_Query(array( 'post_type' => array('post-type-1', 'post-type-2'), 'post_status' => ...
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Search another database with wp_query using new wpdb

I currently have a simple wp_query search working on my wordpress site. I now want that same search to look for results in it's own database and another one on same server. I found that I could use ...
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Wp_query order by multiple custom fields?

I am learning WP_query and recently ran into a problem. I need to do a query where i first filter trough one or more custom fields, which works great thanks to meta_query. However, i also need it to ...
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Show default content if custom WP_Query has no posts

I have a custom loop to show posts that meet a certain set of $args like this: <?php $recent = new WP_Query( $orderargs ); while($recent->have_posts()) : ...
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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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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", ...
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Help with a query not working with custom taxonomy

The query below is always returning the latest "news" post, not the latest "news" post with the taxonomy "sotm". I have verified the details of my custom taxonomy, name is "postCat" attached to post ...
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Alter secondary loop to exclude posts from current page category

The below code is taken from sidebar.php where it outputs random posts from multiple categories and excludes the current post from showing up. This works great but how do I alter this loop to exclude ...
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WP_Query pagination using only numbers instead of /page/1 on URL

I don't get whats happening here. I'm on a child-page template, generating a WP_Query for Custom Post Types on the fly, like this: $notrel = new WP_Query(array( 'post_type' => $type, ...
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Best practice for multiple queries on page

On my WordPress site I have three categories 'moviestar', 'interviews', and 'movies'. On a 'moviestar' category page that is entitled 'Angelina Jolie' (and with a custom variable starname='Angelina ...
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Help with hierarchical custom taxonomies and permalinks…almost there

I'm trying to get permalinks working with custom taxonomies and custom post types. Following the instructions here I was able to get it almost working, but one small glitch. The code to register ...
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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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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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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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Compare meta_query decimals not working right

I have a custom field named 'rating' that holds decimals from 1.0 to 10. I am trying use wp_query to get me all the posts with a rating of 8.0 to 10. What I have so far almost works perfectly but it ...
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Wordpress query by multiple Custom fields and order by date

So here is my query: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'Event', 'posts_per_page' => 1000, 'meta_key' => 'event_informations_show_on_the_homepage', 'meta_value' => 'Show on ...
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Using next/previous_posts_link with customised search

I have a few different searches on my website: "Species profiles" (custom post type search) "Glossary" (custom post type search) Generic, site-wide search Currently I'm using search.php; ...
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Query WP Page for Buddypress Group Home [closed]

I've created a new home template for my buddypress groups called front.php. With the code below, I've attempted to display the content of a wp page whose name corresponds to the group name. The loop I ...
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Does using a custom query_var create a security hole?

Say I put the following code in functions.php function add_my_query_vars($qvars) { $qvars[] = "new_var"; return $qvars; } add_filter('query_vars', 'add_my_query_vars'); If somebody requests ...
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WP-PageNavi gives me a 404 when using WP Query

I see that there are a lot of similar questions here at WPSE, and I've tried many of the suggestions mentioned trying to solve my problem but with no success. I have a category called News. In this ...
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Wp-query causing problems with the_content();

I'm using some code provided in an answer on here to calculate "post X of Y" and display pagination icons on single.php. It works beautifully but it's causing problems displaying the_content(); On ...
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How to create a dynamic page based on form data with a plugin?

I have a form that users fill out. When they finish, they are redirected to a 3rd party site to set up payment options. After completing the payment process, they are sent back to my site with a ...
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Is there a PHP function that can match anything after the given URL, so my IF statement will work in each instance?

I have an IF statement shown below that runs one of 2 custom queries, based on the url. The problem I'm facing is if the url contains pagination such as /page/2/, my query breaks because the url isn't ...
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How to change a custom query into a standard loop?

I'm trying to modify how results are displayed in a post list that's currently controlled by the code below. However, it's not built in the WP_Query while ( $the_query->have_posts() ) : ...
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How to display posts month by month?

How could wp-query be used to show posts month by month, and have it only show the past year? Or is it possible some wp_archive hack could handle this?
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Hide posts from users with a specific role

Simply put, I need to hide all posts on the frontend if they are written by authors with a specific role. The role I have created is called 'Suspended'. I'm happy with putting a simple IF statement ...
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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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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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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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Display different number of posts from one category on the different pages

according with Pagination with custom loop. I use the custom loop for display flash game. For make a pagination on the page with posts from one category (mydomain/category/categoryName) I used: ...
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Enter a variable in the 'category_name' parameter

Is it possible to use a variable for the 'category_name' parameter? I have three pages: red, yellow, and blue. I have multiple posts that are categorized in three categories: red, yellow, and blue. ...
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query posts in wordpress

I want to filter my query results just before the_loop starts in word press. I only want the results having term_id or term_taxonomy_id equal to 1. ...