"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 WP_Query not working correctly

OK, So I have created a custom WP_Query that gets the post_type post and outputs it as a styled list. It works well and outputs the styled list but then underneath it displays all the posts again but ...
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Meta Query use custom fields (input/select)

Can Class Reference/WP Meta Query include: input select fields to make wp query dynamic?
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Problem with using 'category__in' in query_posts and 'category' in get_posts as passing arguments

I am trying this with query_posts : $post_category = 12,9 $post_category_array = explode(',', $post_category); query_posts(array( 'post_type' => $post_type, 'orderby' => ...
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Search.php - return number of results but cannot loop through

I have a following search.php page (this is just the code required for problem presentation). Why is my $total_results returning a number of posts found, but when I do a loop though it always print ...
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WP_Query Sorting Posts by month … timeline effect

Hoping someone can take a look at my code and help me out. Right now I am trying to show my blog in a timeline style approach. My current query is generating the posts how I would like them to but I ...
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CPT posts listed by category with custom rewrite URL, please help!

Here is what I'm trying to do: I have 10 total dessert recipes (in shared dessert category) that are divided by 2 custom post types. I want to create 3 different views of these posts with the custom ...
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wp_query orderby random do not repeat infinite scroll - one loop

I have found a lot of documentation on solving this issue with multiple loops, I'm finding it hard to see a solution for one custom loop. Problem: I'm using infinite scroll to load in the next page ...
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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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How to query the custom fields by language?

For each post, there is a custom field name "Function", the key/value pair is like this: Key : Functions Value : <!--en-->Nourishing Yin and invigorating the vital essence of ...
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Is it true $wpdb->get_results is faster than WP_Query in most cases?

On my homepage, I have a section where I have to display the last five featured posts, where a featured post is simply a post with a custom field is_featured set to 1. I achieved what I want with two ...
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How to query posts of standard post format. For real

So, I have been looking EVERYWHERE. I tried every kind of combination. So far, nothing. I have to query two posts to show on my front page, of post post-type, not in one category but, most ...
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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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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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Echo the number of posts being displayed

I had this code working as I needed it to...but now I need to add a post count where the "____" is, beside "posters", so I can manipulate the css depending on how many posters are showing, for ...
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How to add multiple images to a custom post type single post?

I have created a custom post type and I need to add multiple images to every single post, so I can create a loop and use them in a slider. So far my search on Google etc. has turned up nothing. ...
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Related posts in all categories of current post (custom post types)

A client of mine has custom post types that they set up using a plugin rather than defining them in the functions.php. (So, YARPP for the solution won't work). In this custom post types, they have ...
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How to make orderby 'meta_value_num' OPTIONAL?

$args = array( 'cat' => 5, 'posts_per_page' => 8, 'meta_key' => 'custom_sort_order', 'order' => 'ASC', 'orderby' => 'meta_value_num' ...
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How to reduce the number of queries?

I have meta key "Due" for posts....if a post has expired (past the current date or not equal to it) then it will not be displayed in the count. This is my code, which works perfectly. My only problem ...
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Query to get all the posts of more than 2 meta_value having same meta_key?

Meta_value will have checkbox infront of them so when both the check box is selected posts related to both the meta_value will be displayed.
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Custom search: Search posts but display parent page in results

I'm using Wordpress 3.5.1 with a modified twentytwelve theme. My main site structure is based on the Smooth Slider plugin (jQuery Cycle). I have Pages that contain only a shortcode (for example, ...
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Query posts only with featured image

I want to query 6 posts, but only those which have a featured image attached. I am using meta_key method for this with WP_Query as such: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'post', 'meta_key' ...
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WP_Query orderby and tax_query

My goal is to have custom posts type's posts (CPT for simplicity) from a custom taxonomy (CT for simplicity) let say CT Hometown with slug Nebraska to be listed grouped by another CT, let say ...
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WP_Query not retrieving by random order under parent

I currently have TWO subpages under parent page ID 43. Client testimonials.. Anyway. I have the random order thing in the query $args but the order never changes. What could I be missing? ...
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Get List of all the Authors

How could i get List of all the Authors? author.php file shows the Information about Individual Author. for example: http://domain.com/author/bj that returns the Bj's Profile. if i enter ...
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Comparing dates in custom field

I have a function which should return the future event date: function get_upcoming_exercises( $limit = -1 ) { $args = array( 'post_type' => 'px_event', 'posts_per_page' ...
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Only show first post to match certain criteria within WP_Query

I have a custom post type, with a custom field associated with it. I've setup a WP_Query to return all the posts of that post type. What I want to do is to show the first one that meets a unique ...
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How to display posts from multiple post type in random order in wordpress?

I want to display posts from multiple post types( photo, post) in wordpress, where I want to display one post from photo post type and another post from post in same loop. Can anyone help me? Here is ...
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Query child's child categories

I'm building a query to get the child's child categories. For example : I have a parent category named 'animal' and others like 'food' and 'sport'. I want to get animal's sub categories. I do : ...
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Meta query not working with pre_get_posts

This works $q->set('meta_key', 'available-date_%_from'); $q->set('meta_value', '20140701'); This doesn't $q->set( 'meta_query', array( array( 'key' => 'available-date_%_from', ...
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forming WP_Query for posts of all post types but from specific categories

I need to get post from blog, custom post type 1, custom post type 2. custom post type 3 and either from category 1 or category 2 or category 3 or category 4 or category 5 or category 6 or category 7 ...
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“pagination” (but not really) and queries using custom posts types

More of a conceptual question here, than a strict code question: Working on a site for a musician who wants to list concerts, both upcoming and past. These are custom post types that use a custom ...
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Custom Content Slider stop duplicate

I have been working on this now for little while, I have four post displaying in the carousel, this is fine. when you click the next slide in the carousel the same four posts are displaying Any ideas ...
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How to use a custom post type as front page?

I would like to set a site's front page to be a single post from a custom post type. I have been able to alter the request for my front page to a Custom Post Type archive with the following code ...
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Sorting by meta_key different to search criteria?

I've created an admin only page simply to view more information about subscribers to my website. The subscriptions are stored as Custom Post Types. All I want to do is make a condition that looks up ...
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Display posts of specific category term

I'm using this code to first display each category term as headlines and then display a post which is assigned each category term under the headline. If I create a custom taxonomy it works as ...
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Auto Populate Custom Field with Complex Value That Increase by One?

Can somebody help me to sort this? I am using WP 3.5.2 and I have "Orders" post type where purchase_order custom field is located. This is the sample of purchase order record: POCOS20130051 PO - ...
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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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Excluding a custom taxonomy term breaks wp_get_post_terms

I'm trying to exclude one custom taxonomy from an archive page, and then show the terms of the returned posts. When I run WP_Query to exclude the custom term, it returns the posts correctly, but no ...
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Display multiple custom post types and sort them chronological by one of their fields

I have four custom post types created with the custom post types ui plugin; each stands for an event type with a different set of custom fields created with the advanced custom fields plugin. My ...
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2 orderby in wp_query with 2 custom fields

I'm triyng to display hotels (taxonomy which i have created) by two 'orderby' with wp_query but i'm not success. Results looks likes: Hotel 1 : 2 persons 5 stars Hotel 2 : 2 ...
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wordpress query from multiple post id

I am getting array of post id from custom metabox.I tried $urls= get_post_meta( get_the_ID(), 'videos', false ); foreach ( $urls as $url ) { foreach ( ...
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Custom WP Query from meta_value stored as serialised array

I'm using a Magic Fields 2 multicheck box to store Services which can be assigned to Case Studies. The data is stored as a serialised array in WordPress, and I need some help to extract the "related ...
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Refine/Filter WP_Query Posts with jQuery or Ajax

I know this has been asked many many times, but I literally searched for an answer for more than 5 hours without finding anything that drives me in the right direction. What I'm trying to achieve is ...
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wordpress nested loop

I am building nested loop query.I have meta box that capture post id (sorter and repeater).so far my code while ( have_posts() ) : the_post(); ?> <div id="<?php echo $post->post_name; ...
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Getting Post Comments for post ID using WP_Query() and a Custom Loop?

(Moderator's note: The original title was "Is there a way to get post comments by post ID on a custom loop using WP-Query()?") Hi! I'm running a custom loop using WP_Query, that only displays one ...
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using next-page and previous page inside a wp_query

I'm using a wp_query on my website to display a list of child pages from a parent page. It works fine and my pages are sorted by a meta_key using a custom field. Now I would like to add a next page ...
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Query current and future events, ordered by begin date

Using the Custom Post Type UI extension, I've created a 'Event' custom post-type, which fields are populated using custom fields (created with the extension Advanced Custom Fields) such as ...
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Add “Category” to Mysql Query

i need your help :) I've made this custom Mysql query on WordPress: $querystr = " SELECT DISTINCT meta_value FROM $wpdb->postmeta WHERE post_id IN( SELECT DISTINCT ...
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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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WP_Query -> sort results by relevance (= most tags / taxonomy terms in common)

I'm trying to write a new "related posts" widget (for the single post view) for my custom post type, filtering by custom taxonomy terms that the related posts should have in common with the current ...