"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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WP_Query results ordered by 2 variables

I am trying to figure out the args for a WP_Query that will return products that are ordered by first one custom variable and then sub-ordered by a second custom variable. The two variables I have ...
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Orderign WP_Query results by 2 variables

Reposting since I think I messed up the original post and it got rejected... I am trying to figure out the args for a WP_Query that will return products that are ordered by first one custom variable ...
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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 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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Pagination Not working on Home Page with 2 Query

I have two loops in home page (index.php) <?php $args = array( 'post_type' => 'post', 'posts_per_page' => 3, ); $another_query = new WP_Query($args); if( $...
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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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Why does “get_option” pull in the older value in options.php, rather than the newer value, on submission of a form?

I'm building a simple post order "plugin" through my theme's functions.php. The function updates the value of an option in options.php on submission of a form. So, for instance, when "1" is inputted ...
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Show only one post for each author ( Page loads too slow )

I want to show only one latest post by each author and found this code that it working. However, it takes too long to load the page since I have over 100K authors and 100K posts in database. How can I ...
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How to display most recent posts that haven't already been displayed with WP_Query?

I have two content divs that each take up half of their containing div. My plan is to use WP_query to display the 6 most recent posts (3 in each.) It will go: Div 1 -> post 1, post 2, post 3 Div 2 -...
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WP_Query inside an existing wp_query stops next post showing

I have a query that is showing the 5 latest posts on my homepage from the blog. After the second post I have added a div #more-news then the posts carry on in order after this. This was all working ...
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Get number of comments after modifying comment query

I have modified the comment query arguments in comment-template.php from $author_id = get_query_var( 'author_id', 1 ); $comment_args = array( 'order' => 'ASC', ...
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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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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 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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Archive for custom taxonomy lists all posts instead of current taxonomy

I'm using the Types plugin for a custom post type "Session", which has the custom taxonomy "Semester". I would now like to create an archive page for each semester which is automatically generated. ...
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how to fire join query with post_meta

I have print sql query that runs within 'posts_where' filter and its like: SELECT wp_posts.* FROM wp_posts WHERE 1=1 AND wp_posts.post_type = 'shop_order' AND post_date >= '2013-08-26' AND ...
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How to user WP_Query to lower the number of queries

I have the following code in the footer (I have removed unnecessary html) which I am trying to optimize. My server is suffocating during the day :) If posts_per_page is set to 1, there are 48 queries ...
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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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Compile meta values from custom loop into array and then calculate sum total

I tried explaining this yesterday but I fear I made things more complicated than they needed to be. I have a custom loop that pulls through standard Wordpress posts with various arguments. $args = ...
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Specific loop in Shortcode

I'm making shortcode and I'm stuck here. Here is code: add_shortcode('service-shortcode', 'service_shortcode'); function service_shortcode($atts) { extract( shortcode_atts( array( 'title' => ...
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How to create posts (not post template) to be displayed on projects page?

Pages : Home - set as static home page; blog - for blog posts; About ; Contact; Projects; List of templates: front-page.php - for Home page; home.php - for blog page; about.php; contact.php; ...
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How to order posts in wp_query by a meta_value of the corresponding author

Is it possible to order posts retrieved via WP_Query according to a meta value of the corresponding post author? Use case: I have premium subscribers and basic subscribers. I want the posts of the ...
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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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if wp_query taxonomy term have posts

Having formulated my $query for a custom taxonomy on a page template, how would I ask if a specific term has posts? $args = array( 'post_type' => 'exhibitions', 'tax_query' => array( ...
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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()) : $recent->the_post();?&...
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Pagination not working Search posts

if ( have_posts() ) { while ( have_posts() ) { the_post(); global $post; //loop here } if(function_exists('wp_pagenavi')) { wp_pagenavi(); } } I have the following code in function ...
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If orderby parameter using pre_get_posts is the same for multiple posts what fallback does the query use?

So I have 3 custom post types that I want to order by menu_order & have 'date' as the fallback parameter as the majority of posts will have the default menu order of '0'. It would be nice if ...
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How to extend tag and category “Related Posts” query to custom post_type if the first 2 terms have no posts

Scenario I am using a complex, awesomely crafted tax query to get up to 4 related posts, first going by tag, then by category if there are not enough posts in tag-related query. This was finely ...
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Avoid duplicate while merging two query post

I have merged two query post, but when I fetch their results, it shows duplicates. Here is the code $arg = array('post_type' => 'story','post_status' => 'publish', 'orderby' => 'date', '...
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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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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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How to Get All Posts but the Private ones?

I am creating a frontend mosaic view where i need to show the most recent posts. So i need to show all published posts to every visitor, but keep the private ones for the logged in users. I know how ...
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Sort posts by activity date

I have a list of posts posted on different dates I can order the posts by date $loop_args = array( 'post_type' => 'post', 'order_by' => 'date', 'order' => 'ASC' ) How can ...
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Custom Taxonomy List links being re-written

I am trying to show a list of terms from my Job Category. I tried the following: function job_listing_taxonomy_list( $taxonomy,$hide ) { $args = array('order'=>'ASC','hide_empty'=>$hide); ...
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Pagination not working

I have been using the same pagination query for the majority of the websites i have created. This time it is not working for some reason I have used the pagination trouble shooting links Here but ...
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How to Display Custom Post Type's Gallery (images ) in Through WP_Query

I am trying to load an Image Slider images from a Custom Post Type image Gallery Feature. For example let say I have an Custom Post Type called banner which I can load images to it's Gallery and I ...
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Can't sort order of wp_query with 2 meta keys

I'm trying to display custom post types by excluding the sold ones but also by displaying them in alphabetical order from the county meta_key. I'm trying to use pre_get_posts but I'm not sure that ...
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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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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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Create new Wordpress post [wp_insert_post] based on results of a WP_Query

I have a a page where users can filter a list of custom post-type posts based on the "Ultimate WP Query Search Filter" plugin. Results are passed to a div on the page using AJAX from there users can ...
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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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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 use global post counter in the loop?

In the Loop use this code <?php $count = $wp_query->current_post; echo $count; ?> On first page post counts from 0 to 14, but from second page post counts from 0 to 14 to. How use global ...
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Finding the next 5 posts

On my single.php where I am calling my post I am wanting to run a query where I can catch the next 5 posts (chronologically). I know how to do everything except figure out a way to specify the 5 ...
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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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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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Query multiple meta key values for template

I am using this template: http://demo.undsgn.com/studiofolio/front-page/ I tried to make some modifications because I need the homepage template to display an excerpt beneath each thumbnail. I copied ...
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Wordpress altering my custom query, How to fix it?

I am querying for most popular posts by custom view count by using the custom query below, <?php $mostpopular_args=array( 'post_type' => 'post', 'orderby' =...
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Meta Query querrying several post types based on ACF fields is broken after update to WP 4.1

I was using the following arguments for a WP_Query for months: $args = array( 'post_type' => array( 'posttype1', 'posttype2', 'posttype3', 'posttype4' ), 'posts_per_page' => -1, '...
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Sorting meta_value as integer doesn't work

This plugin uses the below chunk of code to print the top 10 highscores. But this doesn't get the list of top 10 scores sorted by meta_value in my WP install $scoreboard = new WP_User_Query( array( ...