"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 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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Wordpress: Keep order of query_posts list of post ID's using post__in

I need to request a certain list of posts in the order I want. I'm getting the posts using: query_posts('category_name'=>'cases', 'posts_per_page'=>5, 'post__in'=>$_SESSION['sorting'], '...
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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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WP_Query with checkbox meta_query

I have posted this on StackOverflow too, not sure if that's allowed - if not let me know and I'll remove one (I don't want to look like I'm spamming). Anyway.... I have a custom post type and have ...
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Sticky Posts & Posts Per Page [closed]

I notice that sticky posts will disregard the posts_per_page param? Like I have a query like $q = new WP_Query(array( 'posts_per_page' => 4, ... )); If there are 3 sticky posts, I will get 6 ...
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meta queries do 'either/or' checks

I have a meta_query like this , but 'relation' => 'OR' NOT WORKING, Does meta_query only do 'both/and' checks and don't do 'either/or' ? $args = array( 'post_type' => 'post', 'posts_per_page' =&...
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Wordpress loop in post admin view

I'm trying to use the loop inside custom post settings. However this results in several errors the most common being the following: when I click on a post on the admin it always goes to the the last ...
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WP_Query: offset ignored when posts_per_page is -1?

Is it only me or this is what's happening? I just want to get all posts starting from a certain offset, like 10. Instead I get all posts starting from the 0.
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Run second query on page based on author of the first query

I have my single-property.php showing custom post type 'property', within this page I want to also show the custom post type 'agent' that belongs to the author of property, each author only has one ...
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Pagination with custom SQL query

I have my own SQL string to select Custom Post Type posts with specific WHERE clause. I've used the offset and limit to return appropriate posts depending on a page being displayed. That's working ...
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Wordpress WP_Query() Not working properly

We would like to know that how we occur error when we implement this code in our sidebar.php $categories = get_categories(); foreach($categories as $category) { printf('<h2>%s</h2>&...
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how to show posts that are missing a meta_value

How can I build a query to find posts that DO NOT contain a certain meta key or meta value? for example: query_posts( array( 'meta_query' => array( array( 'key' => 'feature', '...
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search serialised meta_value for date value?

i've saved and array of 'open days' as a serialised array in a meta value. I was hoping i could then just search this field for the selected dates but i can't seem to create a match. serialised = a:...
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How to order posts in wp_query by the user role (2 roles in array)

I'm using the following code from this answer: How can I get the last posts by user role ? <?php $friends = get_users( array( 'role' => 'friends' ) ); $friend_ids = array(); foreach( $friends ...
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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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Why does “Blog pages show at most” interfere with my custom wp_query?

I'm very new to WordPress, especially when it comes to creating a custom loop as per below. This works fine, however I'm perplexed why "Blog pages show at most" (under Settings > Reading) is ...
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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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How to query the latest 5 posts and sort them by title?

I'm looking to draw a menu listing of the latest "n" number posts, where the number "n" will be a user defined setting stored as an option. n = 5; //Pull the latest 5 posts from the database. The ...
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If have posts a week old, display, else display a different loop

This is what I have. <?php $week = date('W'); $year = date('Y'); $projects_in_news = new WP_Query( array( 'post_type' =>'news', 'posts_per_page' =...
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Identify which loop you are hooking into; primary or secondary?

What is the most efficient way to determine which loop I'm in? I have a few plugins that alter the query by hooking into various parts of WP_Query::get_posts(), through the usual suspects, ie ...
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WP_Query and next_posts_link

I cannot figure out how to make next_posts_link() work within my custom WP_Query. Here is the function: function artists() { echo '<div id="artists">'; $args = array( 'post_type' => '...
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cannot get multiple loops using tax_query

I am trying to get three loops to display. they all belong to the same post type and the same taxonomy family. but i'm trying to separate the taxonomy by three different values. $argsOwners = array( ...
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How does order=asc effect a wp_query (its acting pretty weird in a loop)

I have a wp_query for a custom post type: events. I have a seven day calendar that is showing featured events on a page. Here is the wp_query and supporting code: https://gist.github.com/1030760 ...
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Get posts by menu ID

I'm a little stuck here. I have a menu in Wordpress with some posts in it. What I would like is to retrieve all the posts as objects. I think I'm pretty close, but the SQL query doesn't seem to work ...
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how do we display all posts from a particular category in homepage?

I am trying to show all the posts of a particular category on my home page. There are over 70 posts in that category. I would like have a pagination so that only 10 posts are displayed and have ...
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3 Columns, 3 Categories, One Archive, and Pagination

I have three columns, each displaying 2 posts, each from different categories and each being a new query. These three columns are shown on thier parent category page, which is set to display 6 posts ...
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WP_Query by just the id?

In the codex for WP_Query I see you can query by 'page_id=7' for pages or by 'p=7' for posts... is there a way to get a 'post of any post type' by ID? like 'id=7'—that will get it no matter if it's a ...
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How to use rewind_comments() - when and how to use it?

I've never messed with the comments loop before, but I'm trying something out here. Basically, I have my comments form in a popup iframe, an ajax action which handles the form submission, inserts the ...
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Display both standard posts in a specific category along with a custom post type in a single loop?

I'm building a content slider that needs to show posts from a custom post type called "Features," and also show standard blog posts that are assigned to a "Featured" category. I'd like to do this ...
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Metadata Query when storing data as array possible?

Suppose I store all my post meta data in an array like $meta = array( 'img' => '', 'caption' => '' ); update_post_meta($post->ID, 'theme_banner', $meta); Can I query posts where ...
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Trouble passing attribute into shortcode function

For some reason the WP_Query instance in my shortcode function won't take the query attribute sent from the shortcode. The shortcode is like this: [postlist query="post_type=any&posts_per_page=5" ...
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How can I filter by slug depending on language selection

I'm new to this site but looking at the quality of answers provided here I will be here for a long time :) Ok, first a bit of info: I'm developing a bilingual website (English & Japanese) using ...
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On Taxonomy Template page, want to add Post_Type

I have a custom taxonomy template page in my theme. Essentially, when someone clicks on a term link into this taxonomy, I -ALWAYS- want to add a specific post-type to the query. I'm not entirely ...
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How to make a query returning pages from multiple parents

I'd like to make a query that returns the children pages of various parent pages. Unfortunately the post_parent attribute of WP_Query accepts only one value. What do you suggest ?
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How can I build a query that returns all attachments of a page and it's children pages?

I'm using this query to return attachments of a page. $args = array( 'post_parent' => $post->ID, 'post_status' => 'inherit', 'post_type' => 'attachment' ); Is there a way to ...
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How to filter a dd/mm/yyyy date from a custom field in a query

I'm trying to build a query in order to sort some posts by a date custom field, where the dates are formatted dd/mm/yyyy. It works by querying the database directly with get_results like in this ...
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how to put thumbnail below category's title?

Edit : ok everything works fine : i finally had to use taxonomies and get_terms, and putting everything in divs work better than lis. Thanks for your help. Hi, i have a problem with the categories ...
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Custom post type archive 404's with paginate_links

im using paginate_links function to create pagination on my custom post type archives, no matter what i do im hitting 404 errors when going to view page 2 (ie clicking to go on one page in the ...
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query_posts: how to show all 'meta_value' containing a specific word?

How could you display all the post in a loop with a (custom) meta_value containing a word/phrase? for exemple get al the post where meta contains 'test'. query_posts('post_type=SOME&...
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querying with custom meta field with meta_query

How do we get posts where the meta key does not exist in a post. I have created a meta_key video. and i want to be able to get some posts with WP_Query where custom field video does not exist or is ...
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WP_Query with “post_title LIKE 'something%'”?

I need to do a WP_Query with a LIKE on the post_title. I started with this regular WP_Query: $wp_query = new WP_Query( array ( 'post_type' => 'wp_exposants', '...
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What's missing in this wp_query and meta_query

There is something missing because this is driving me crazy at the moment. I'm using the wp_query with the following args. $args = array( 'post_type' => 'project', 'post_status' =&...
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Why does 'exclude_from_search' exclude a custom post type from WP_Query?

In WP 3.1, it appears that setting 'exclude_from_search' = TRUE for a custom post type excludes the post type not just from searches on the front-end, but also from any post query using 'post_type' = '...
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Hook/action after WP_Query gets posts to query custom tables for post-related meta

I see that there are hooks for manipulating WP_Query before it gets its posts (parse_query, pre_get_posts), but I can't seem to find any hooks for after the WP_Query object is populated. I have a ...
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What is the most efficient way to execute recursive complex queries?

There's a "Jobs" section on my website (custom post type), with various associated taxonomies (language spoken, type of contract, location, etc.) The website also has a very big user base (about 10 ...
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Loop inside the loop

I'm working on a project where I need display 2 post from one category and also I need to put another loop between this post post to display random list of post from other category. Easiest way to do ...
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Limiting posts_join, where, etc to a specific WP_Query object?

I hope this makes any type of sense. I want to be able to add clauses to a specific query object without effecting the main loop on a page, for example for content in a side bar or footer. Is it ...
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Using Wordpress to make a “Product Search” type navigation drilldown

This is somewhat of a follow-up to a question I asked some time ago: Trying to design nice category drilldown with one "held" taxonomy and a repeatable list of categories I've sort of got ...
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Usage of the new “posts_clauses” filter in Wordpress 3.1?

Just noticed that 3.1 added a new filter to customize queries: posts_clauses. All I could find about it is that instead of using the separate query filters like posts_where or posts_join, you can ...
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Loop for custom post types filtered by a taxonomy

I am using the Custom Post Type feature in Wordpress 3 to create an Events section for my website. I am able to get this to display by using the relevante template files, but I also want the event ...