"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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Custom template of page with blog posts list for multi-blog page

I need to use (on my theme) multi blog pages (Posts page). My idea is using page template for it, but I have a problem with getting all posts in template file. Regular loop the_post() from index.php ...
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Why is this coming back as null? Thats wrong. There is one post

I have a category, called events. It is assigned to one post. So I created the following loop: $args = array ('category_name' => 'events', 'posts_per_page' => 4, 'orderby' => 'date', 'order' ...
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Search tags in CPTs

I can't seem to figure out how to include tags in a wordpress search. For example, if I search for 'apple', I would like to get back posts with 'apple' in the title or the content (default wordpress ...
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WP Query to get all posts (including in draft/pending review)

I currently have the following query: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'post', 'orderby' => 'title', 'order' => 'ASC', ...
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wp_query within function within wp_query

I have a query which looks like this: $args = arguments for the query $query = new WP_Query($args); while ($query->have_posts()): $query->the_post(); $post_id = get_the_ID(); echo ...
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Pagination returns 404 after page 20

I got a paged loop that pulls in 4 posts per page from custom post type. It works great, with the only downside that the pagination wont go over the page/20 everything after that is 404, and the ...
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Using WP_Query to re-query and sort results using a date?

I'm writing a function to find the users next upcoming event (stored as CPT), chronologically. If I use a normal query and do something like 'post_type' => 'ticket', // another CPT set up to act ...
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WP Query - duplicated posts once including tags in search results

I running WordPress on IIS & SQL server. As some of the plugins do not work correctly with DB ABSTRACTION I am using a lot of functions.php filters as so on. To make my search results include ...
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Adding css tweak based on page template

I have a parent page that is listing out all of it's child pages. This is done using the below: <?php $query = new ...
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WP_query Date Range results not matching loop

I have written a WP_query with a date range. $args = array( 'date_query' => array( array( 'column' => 'post_date_gmt', ...
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posts_per_page is not working

I have a query to display custom post type categories' posts, but I want to limit the posts_per_page to 8, so I am using the code below. Please tell me, if I'm doing something wrong. <?php $args ...
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Inject post into feed

We have a promo post, and if this promotional post is published, I want to inject it into every tag feed that meets our criteria. I figured it would be possible by modifying $query via $query->set(), ...
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Action hook “wp_insert_post” works but not for last imported post

I want to run a custom function whenever posts are imported to my custom post type. I am currently running this code - function on_post_import($post){ global $wpdb; $results = ...
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Show posts between two Custom Fields date

I'm trying to fetch all the posts from today to next week by using some custom fields inside posts, using Advanced Custom Fields. Everything was working until now, because it doesn't show posts from ...
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Minimising Database Queries when using Advanced Custom Fields

I'm working on a page which lists staff members for a large company and trying to minimise the number of times I'm forced to query the database as it gets quite complex and slow. 'person' is a ...
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Query & the_content() is showing in the header

This post is about two things: All the results of this query are posting to the header of the Page not on the content area as they should. Do you know of a solution as to why this is happening and ...
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Use 'parse_query' filter to show posts that from multiple criteria

I am trying to filter the Posts page in the WordPress admin to show posts that meet the criteria for "A" -or- the criteria for "B". I've scoured documentation and can't find a good way to do this. ...
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Too many posts cause slow load when paginating

I have about 10k posts and I made a page that lists all posts but it is paginated every 54posts. It gives 131 queries in 6.730 seconds which is pretty slow to load. Is there a way to make it load ...
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Custom Plugin - Query CPT - Display Results

This code is going into a sample Plugin I am creating as a test using CPT and print them to a Page. I have been trying to get print_r() to give me an object. The custom post types are posting - ...
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Pre_get_posts Gives 404 on Custom Post Type

I'm trying to filter the query on a sub page called "Ask Question" to list all of the recent questions submitted by users, but I get a 404 when going to the page. Flushing the permalink structure did ...
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WordPress ignoring LIMIT / posts_per_page despite being in wp_query

Using WP query: $myquery = new WP_Query( array( 'posts_per_page' => $instance['count'], 'meta_key' => 'mywp_post_views_count', 'orderby' => 'meta_value_num', 'order' => ...
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Exclude posts by a guest author still making it accessible from direct url

How to exclude posts by a guest author from category, archive, search and tag pages but still accessible from direct url. I do not want to delete these posts, but is it possible that they are not ...
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How to access $wp_query object from array of posts given by get_posts?

I have a simple custom query driven by get_posts: <ul> <?php $args = array('post_type' => 'event', 'numberposts' => 6 ); $myposts = get_posts( $args ); foreach( $myposts as $post ) : ...
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Query posts from multiple post types sorted by overarching menu order

I have three different post types named activity, publication and project. I want all posts from these three post types to appear on one page on my website ordered by an overarching menu position. ...
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How to extract information from a wp_query result?

Background: I'm using a wordpress theme called skt full width. I am modifying their front page slideshow, so that it displays six random images instead of six pre-selected images. I have a custom ...
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How to get to a specific position in wp_query?

Background: I'm trying to display images in a slideshow, and I want to select those pictures randomly from the website's media. The image has a custom field in order to be selected for being the ...
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Proper Array Setup

I'm having real trouble getting this to function right, basically I'm tweaking an array for the related products section of WooCommerce for WP, but it's not really a plugin issue more of a general ...
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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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Post Type => Any conundrum

I have a number of regular posts and pages in a regular category called "Featured". I have also installed a plugin called "Event Organizer" that creates its own custom post type called "Event" and has ...
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Offset WP_Query by negative 1

I have an event loop and I'm wondering if it's possible to offset the loop by -1, so the prev and next posts of the current post are shown. EDIT - Thanks for your comments, I think I can clarify. ...
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Should 'setup_postdata()' be reset with 'wp_reset_postdata()'?

Starting with an example makes more sense, so here's an example function: function seo_meta_tags() { global $post; if( is_singular() ) { setup_postdata( $post ); ...
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Pagination on category page with custom post types

Wordpress is not new for me but I am really stuck on this piece of code that I can not get to work properly. I register a custom post type News and let the custom post type use the Wordpress ...
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How can I display excerpts of my Recent posts on my static homepage?

I am using the openstrap theme. I want a static home page on my Wordpress website, I have already set this up and have a bit of content on it, the next step is I want to have atleast 4 most recent ...
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Get list of WP Updates Across Sites

Is there a way to query a WP site to see the number of updates currently available? I'm not really looking for a list of the actual updates, just the number. This would be the total number of ...
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ACF accessing a field from the query, but not in post

I'm not sure if this is possible - but checking before re-writing the template. I've extended wp_query to allow for a geocode/location search to be performed. This is working in itself and returning ...
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Why WP_Query('showposts=5') shows only 1 post?

I am trying to do a simple query to get the latest 5 posts into an unordered list, but this is only showing 1 result even though I have several posts. I even did an offset, but it shows the next post ...
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When to use WP_query(), query_posts() and pre_get_posts

I read @nacin's You don't know Query yesterday and was sent down a bit of a querying rabbit hole. Before yesterday, I was (wrongly) using query_posts() for all my querying needs. Now I'm a little bit ...
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WP Query - posts only by specific user

I have problem. I need insert this wp query $cust_loop = new WP_Query( 'author=123' ); But I cant remove the $args from $cust_loop = new WP_Query($args); And i tried everything like$cust_loop = new ...
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Site not getting correct featured image from my query

On the home page of my site I have a series of tiles that link to various parts of the site. One tile links to the blog and I have written some code to pull the latest post with an image attached to ...
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Custom navigation : show posts in sets of 4

I am trying to reproduce an existing site design in wordPress. The site has a sidebar navigation that shows 4 posts at a time, see here: http://www.davidrich.net/david-rich-paintings/1-1 I you click ...
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Display recent posts from the same category as current post in sidebar

I'm using a modified version of Twenty Twelve and I'm trying to display recent posts from the same category as the current post (except the current post) in the sidebar. I started this way but ...
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Using tax_query creates a 1 = 0 or 1 = 1 in $wp_query->request

This is my first attempt at modifying the main query using the pre_get_posts action/filter This is the function currently hooked to it: function advanced_product_search_filter($query) { ...
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meta_query with meta values as serialize arrays

I'm working on a project in which I'm creating a custom post type and custom data entered via meta boxes associated with my custom post type. For whatever reason I decided to code the meta boxes in ...
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List all Custom Post Type posts excluding certain Taxnomy term

I'm writing a theme in which I've registered "Services" as Custom Post Type that supports "Type of Service" Custom Taxonomy. I want to list all the posts of type "Services" except those which have ...
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Geo location query inside wp_query?

I am building a simple property search website using Wordpress. One of the requirements is for a search tool to search for properties available for sale / to rent based on number of bedrooms etc. ...
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WP_Query pagination not working in admin area

I've created a custom plugin page. On this page, I list posts using wp_query(). It works fine. I want to add pagination, but it doesn't work, even when I'm using the code provided within codex: ...
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twentyeleven_content_nav hook no longer outputs navigation link after 3.5 upgrade

After upgrading to 3.5, I discovered that navigation has disappeared outside of the main index page. Theme is TwentyEleven and I've verified that this still occurs after disabling all plugins. ...
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SQL returned by Wp_Query has wp_posts.ID = -1

I have a custom loop based on these arguments (below), and for some reason when it's run, the SQL returned has this fragment: ... AND wp_posts.ID = -1 ... And I get no results from the db. If I run ...
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wp_query in form method of widget breaks customizer

In the "form" method of one of my widgets I make a query to offer the user some posts to choose from, like this: <?php $products = new WP_Query( array( 'post_type' => ...
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No increments in counter in wp-query [on hold]

I am trying to show related posts outside loop on a single custom post type post in an ordered list. I am using the below code but somehow it does not increment the numbers. <?php ...