"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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Order query by meta_value with multiple custom fields

I would like to get ordered all my posts with multiple cutom fields (WordPress 3). Exemple, I've 2 custom couple meta_key/meta_value : " order_submenuexpositions / numeric " " ...
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Display agents (custom post type) alphabetically, except one who always shows last

I would like to display all agents a-z, except there is one agent who should always show up last. Ideally I'd like the ordering to be done from the value of a custom field, dName. I was looking ...
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empty WP_Query object on local install

I just realized, that i got a complete *empty WP_Query object* on my plain wordpress install. I reseted the DB, deactivated all plugins and activated TwentyTen as theme, but the complete Object simply ...
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Page queried instead of a custom taxonomy

When I try to get an archive for a custom taxonomy, WP searches for a page and doesn’t find anything. The Setup My code from the functions.php: add_action( 'init', 'register_store_taxonomy' ); ...
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Where is this query?

This query given below appears alot in my slow-query log. Can someone please tell me where can I find this query ? that will help me try to modify it SELECT SQL_CALC_FOUND_ROWS wp_posts.* FROM ...
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Using wp_list_pages() after calling query_posts()

It's possible that I'm just doing this wrong, so feel free to let me know how you would solve this problem. I have a mostly page-based site, but there are a few "pages" where my content is coming ...
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how to group custom post type posts by custom taxonomy terms

I would really appreciate if you could help me :) I'm very stuck and don't know how to proceed. I have a custom post type called event and 2 custom taxonomies registered for it: event_type with ...
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How to echo data after a WP_Query

I would like to display data from a post that has custom fields in a metabox. One of the fields is the URL for an image. How do I create an echo to display the image? The other field I want to call ...
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Is there something wrong w/ this code?

<?php $rp = new WP_Query(array( 'post_type' => array( 'post','videos','projects' ), 'orderby' => 'date&order=DESC', 'posts_per_page' => 4 )); while ...
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How do I exclude a custom taxonomy from the post loop

Is there a simple or easy way to exclude all posts from a custom taxonomy in the loop? I've been looking high and low, and neither SE, SO or Google seem to have a straight answer. I know it can be ...
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How to get the parent's taxonomy?

I have 2 customs post type : "Artist" and "Concert", the "Concert" custom post type is the child of the "Artist" custom post type, the "Artist" custom post type has a "genre" taxonomy. What I'm ...
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Custom Post Type 'Event': Chronological list of recurring events from meta_values in array

i have a custom post type 'events'. Each event (post) can have multiple dates. The dates (date, time, location) are stored as array. I need a query that creates a chronological list of all events from ...
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Is there a (preferable built-in) way to check what custom queries are used in a theme?

I've build a theme using custom post-types with queries like $my_custom_post_type_query = new WP_Query( array( 'my_arg' => 'value' )); Now I'm writing a plugin where I need to do something like ...
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Page displays content from different query?

How can I reset all variables in order to get the actual page content? I keep getting the last post's content I've called from a news-box I've implemented - but need the actual page's content .. ...
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How can I show posts only if meta_value is not empty

Three people have already tried to solve this, and we're coming up nil. I want to show only posts that have a value in the meta_key 'featured_image'. So... if 'featured_image' is not empty, show the ...
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WordPress documentation - WP_Query arguments

I've been looking for a list all WP_Query arguments. This looks obvious, but http://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/WP_Query isn't helpful at all, "post_type" is mentioned only in an example, ...
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Sort posts alphabetically by custom field value, insert divider between different letters

i'm listing all posts of my custom post type "person" alphabetically sorted by the custom field last_name on a page. How would i insert a divider (e.g. an image of the letter) before a letter range ...
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Export wordpress table to excel

I have created PHP scripts before to export a database table to .xls format like this: $select = "SELECT * FROM tracking"; $export = mysql_query ( $select ) or die ( "Sql error : " . mysql_error( ) ...
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Custom Post Type “Event”: chronological list of recurring events

i'm looking for a good and easy way to have a custom post type "event" that can have multiple dates. (I have tested about 20 plugins). I think i have no problem building a metabox allowing the user to ...
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Querying Multiple Custom Taxonomy Terms

I created a new taxonomy called 'country' and have two terms items inside it: 'USA' and 'Canada'. How do I go about querying this info? I have a filter page with two checkboxes: <input ...
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Filter by one custom field, order by another?

I have a custom post type "Listing" and I want to get all Listings that have a custom field gateway_value != 'Yes', and order the results by another custom field, location_level1_value. I can get the ...
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How to find if a post with custom_field == X exists?

I need to find if a post with a custom field X equal to Y exists in a wordpress installation. Should I do it with a simple sql query or is there something build in that can help me achieve it?
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How to create query to get top 3 sticky/latest posts

I hope I will make sense, and if you have a better suggestion please let me know. I am just starting WordPress I want to layout my theme such that I get 3 sticky, not more than 1 month old, or latest ...
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Is there ANYTHING about this query that's incompatible with WordPress 2.9.2?

I've been puzzling over this one for two days. Still can't figure it out. I'm testing a theme release in multiple versions of WordPress using xampplite on localhost on a PC. I'm having a problem on ...
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“Apache HTTP Service has stopped working” with WP Query in WordPress 2.9.2

When my script runs the 4th line below in WP 2.9.2, its causing my web app to throw an "Apache HTTP Service has stopped working" error $cat=get_cat_ID('top-menu'); $catHidden=get_cat_ID('hidden'); ...
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Sorting posts DESC based on the number of comments using WP_Query

I have this unusual requirement from my client that I need to accommodate. They want to be able to view the posts with the largest number of comments first. At first I thought using a custom select ...
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Custom Post Type Loop within Shortcode

I'm really at loss as to why this isn't working: I am using a shortcode to display a query on a custom post type + taxonomy, this is the segment of it: // - arguments - $args = ...
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Passing and retrieving query vars in wordpress

I have two authors pages, one displays about 5 posts. Then I'm trying to setup another page that will be all of their posts. I have created a template called moreauthorposts.php and I'm trying to ...
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Is it necessary to use wp_reset_query() in a WP_Query call?

I'm using the following code to retrieve posts: <?php $featuredPosts = new WP_Query(); $featuredPosts->query('showposts=5&cat=3'); while ($featuredPosts->have_posts()) : ...
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Is it better practice to use query_posts, WP_Query, or get_posts to create various custom loops within a Page?

Right now, I'm using get_posts to retrieve cusstom posts types with a custom taxonomy assigned to it in order to generate static content like this: <?php /** * Template Name: Front Page * ...
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Pagination with WP_Query is buggy - working for some pages, but not the others

I'm having a very peculiar bug with pagination :( I'm trying to display 4 posts per page for a category with slug "lastest-news". The pagination function seems to work correctly. There are 33 posts. ...
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How do I change the order (ASC and DESC) in the following retrieval method using WP_Query?

The following code retrieves only custom post types with the custom taxonomy "Slider." I would like to change their order to ASC. The code: <?php // Retrive custom post type with a custom ...
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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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Ajax future single post query doesn't work when NOT logged in

I am having a problem with an ajax request for a single post, when the user is not logged in. The post is a calendar date and is in the future. the query works fine if I am logged into wordpress but ...
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How to include category name/id in wp_query for retrieving “custom post type” from a particular category?

Here is the code I'm using right now. It fetches the posts from all the categories in the 'sp_events' post type. <?php $feat_art = new WP_Query(array('post_type' => 'sp_events','post_status' ...
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Sorting the Loop by Taxonomy Value

This is a similar question to Sorting for each custom taxonomy, but I don't feel like it was clearly asked or responded to. I have a custom post type "player" and a custom taxonomy "player_details". ...
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Why doesn't PhotoSmash plugin play well with wp_query?

I am using the PhotoSmash plugin to let users upload their own images and vote on them, and it works great. On one of my pages I use the following code to list the posts that have a certain category: ...
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WP_Query, custom sort and custom filter

Is it possible using WP_Query to return a filtered list of items based on the following criteria set? I seem to be struggling as there are numerous queries against custom fields. Select all posts ...
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WP_Query Pagination

I am having problems with pagination on category page that lists posts only within a certain category. Here is my code: What happens is the Next link takes to /page/2 but the content stays the same. ...
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Query custom taxonomy by term id?

I made a custom post type and a custom taxonomy, but I have a problem. When I access the url http://www.ithemes.co.kr/?shopcat=galaxy-s, it works well. But when I access the url ...
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Archive Listings Filtered by Date Values in a Custom Field/Post Meta?

(Moderator's Note: The original title was "using archive by date with a custom date") I'm adding an additional date to posts as a custom field. Now I want the archive to show posts by the custom date ...
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Filter WP_Query for posts having a certain meta-value

How to filter WP_Query for posts having a certain meta-value, without using a Custom Select Query? I have a custom posttype with meta-key: "open", and meta-value options: "yes" or "no". I would like ...
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Can I create a loop with multiple post types and specify different $args for each post type?

I'd like to create a custom loop that includes all Post types: Post and Video. Then I'd like to specify to show all posts of the post type Video, but only show posts that are in the category ...
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Custom wp_query time filter on meta_value

My goal is to only show posts with opening hours after business hours, for a given day. So, e.g. I have a (custom) post with following meta_key and meta_value: meta_key = 'monday, meta_value = '14:00 ...
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Create unique page without header.php for json feed

I have two WordPress sites on separate domains. I need to expose the latest posts within a category via a json feed on one site that I have to use for the other site. I'll need to hit a "hidden" url, ...
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Fastest way to get the comment and ping total count for a post

I'm making my own comment template (like this) and I need to know how can I get the comment and ping count for the current post, maybe using a fast database query or something like that? Note that I ...
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Custom query_posts() parameter

I'm adding voting features to a theme. Visitors can vote posts Up or Down. I created a table for storing number of votes for each post and that works fine. Now I'm trying to sort posts by their votes. ...
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Prevent WordPress from loading comments

I'm displaying the comments for a post my way, using $comm = get_comments() and then passing $comm to wp_list_comments() (this is the reason why). How to disable WordPress from loading comments from ...
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WP_Query with the “offset” argument

I'm making a custom query for posts using something like: $p = new WP_Query(); $p->query(array('offset' => 30, 'posts_per_page' => 10)); If I have 36 posts on the entire blog, ...
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How modify the comment content persistently based on $wp_query?

For a plugin, I need to build my own very early post content and comment content filter. Post content/text changing works, i.e. the modifications end up in the client's browser. But my comment ...