Questions tagged [query-posts]

Set up The Loop with query parameters. This will override the current WordPress Loop and shouldn’t be used more than once. This must not be used within the WordPress Loop.

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Multiple instances of nivo slider plugin

I’m using Wordpress as a CMS for this site http://www.seadragon.co.uk/new_site/portfolio.html ...and it’s the first time I’ve ever used wordpress so sorry if I get the terminology wrong.... My ...
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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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Query on custom field count?

I have the following code: <div id="pc" class="smartbar-content"> <ul class="smartbar-items"> <?php $paged = ( get_query_var('paged') ) ...
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list child page items (1 level with meta keys)

I need to have a index page and it can pull out the title (with link), meta key description and meta key image (meta keys from custom fields) of its child pages, but only one level down. e.g. I have ...
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INSERT in table row fatal error

I just discovered this wonderful message board :-) Hopefully someone can help me with a Wordpress issue I can't figure out.. I added a hook to my plugin file to insert the post id of the immediate ...
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how to query posts by category and tag?

I am trying to show a list of posts that are related to category X and tag Y. I've tried the following code: $args = array( 'posts_per_page' => 4, 'tag_id' => $tag_id, 'cat' => $...
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Query posts by category AND custom field, then ORDERBY another custom field - help!

OK I need to query posts using the following criteria: category_name=office, meta_key=featured_post, meta_value=Yes and order these results using a second custom field which has a numerical value ...
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query_posts meta_key with current date

How to query Post with current date month with custom field: Here is my code <?php global $wp_query; $event_month = get_post_meta($wp_query->post->ID, 'eventdate', true); //...
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query_posts exclude a meta key

<?php query_posts(array('showposts' => 1000, 'post_parent' => $post->ID, 'post_type' => 'page', 'orderby' => 'title', 'order' => 'ASC', 'meta_key' => featured_product, '...
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wordpress query_posts featured page always on top

I'm using the query_posts for "Page" item rather than "Post". I want to have the ability to make the "featured" page always on the top, we could add a custom field called "featured_product", if it's ...
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How to call a custom post with get_posts() instead of query_posts()?

I currently use query_posts to show these custom posts but I'm pretty sure that I should uses get_posts() to write it correctly. <?php query_posts( array( 'type-mario' => 'games', 'showposts' =&...
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meta_compare seems to be treating values as strings instead of integers as expected

Trying to use meta_compare as suggested in the codex: query_posts('meta_key=miles&meta_compare=<=&meta_value=22'); Here is my code: global $wp_query; query_posts( array_merge( array( ...
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Select category in custom query

I'm sure this question is asked alot, but I cannot figure it out, since all the different ways to query posts are confusing me.. Here is my current code. How can I tell the code to only get posts ...
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Total Count of Posts NOT in Selected Categories?

I need to get the total number of posts that are not in selected categories. I have category IDs of the categories that I want to exclude from count (in the variable $folio_cat_ids) So far I have ...
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Trouble with get_next_post() get_previous_post() returning null

I'm using wp as an engine to put blog features in an existing site. I have a place in the blog page where I load wp-load.php. I want to get the next and previous posts, but when I load a post from ...
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Conditionally Query Custom Post Types by Post Meta for Blog Home Page?

(Moderator's note: The question's original title was: "Custom query: Show custom post types plus custom post type with post meta on blog homepage") I'm in need of help with a custom query. I have ...
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trouble with query to fetch next and previous posts

I'm new to wordpress. I'm having trouble with a query I wrote to fetch the previous and next posts. ( I check $sql = " SELECT * FROM wp_posts WHERE post_date < ( SELECT post_date FROM wp_posts ...
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How to get the list of posts in a static page other than front page?

So, for the thousands using WP as CMS, a typical approach is that of using the 'A Static Page' option from the Settings > Reading admin page. However, I'm in a different scenario: our front page is ...
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Querying posts from multiple sites in a network?

I realize there have been a few questions which dance around the solution I am after but I believe I am looking for something specific. This is actually a two part question: 1) My goal is to have ...
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Always using the same ARRAY on different querys

I have a function that returns an array os posts ids. At the moment, everytime i have a query i have to to this: $ids = agendados(); query_posts(array('post__not_in' => $ids ); Is there a way to ...
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How to use query_posts() with a date filter on a custom field?

I have defined a custom post type that uses a meta field to store dates. In my functions.php I have the following code which saves the start date. The format of the date that is sent in the startdate ...
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How can i display the posts per week in a particular month?

I have to display the posts as the following September 2010 Friday September 24, 2010 post1 post2 . . . Friday September 17, 2010 post1 post2 . . . Friday September 10, 2010 post1 post2 . . . ...
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Create a Loop with Posts Ordered by Most Recent Comments

Using query_posts, how can I order the list of posts so the ones with the most recent comments are at the top? I'm looking for something similar to how Questions here on SE are ordered when you ...
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Custom query with query_posts doesn't show post without certain meta_key

I'm using query_posts to sort order certain categories. My code look like this: query_posts('category_name=abs&orderby=meta_value_num&meta_key=field_ordering&order=DESC'); This does show ...
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query_posts ->using meta_compare / where meta value is smaller or greater or equals

I am using query_posts( $args ) to filter the Loop. I want to filter posts based on their meta_value "vote", sometimes smaller than, sometimes equals and so on.... I definitly want to use the ...
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When should you use WP_Query vs query_posts() vs get_posts()?

It seems like half the tutorials in the Codex and around the blogosphere use query_posts() and half use WP_Query. What's the deal?
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Does the 'cat' argument in query_posts fetch posts from subcategories as well as the given ID?

Hello friends I am new to wordpress. I have used query like this query_posts('cat=1,2,3') now If category 1 is parent of 2 and 3. then query_posts('cat=1') and query_posts('cat=1,2,3') will get ...
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Loading Custom Post Type Events into jQuery-based FullCalendar?

Here is a question I have spent over 3 hours attempting to solve but each approach I take ends up not working out for me. All I am attempting to do is utilize this opensource ajax calendar script: ...
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Using WP_Query to Query Multiple Categories with Limited Posts Per Category?

I have 3 categories with each 15 posts, I want to do ONE query to the db bringing only 5 first posts for each category, how can I do it? $q = new WP_Query(array( 'post__in' => array(2,4,8), '...
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Use union/intersection query_posts variables in uri request parameter form?

Usually when I create some form of query, I use an array for my arguments like this: $postslistArgs = array( 'child_of' => 320, 'parent' => 320 ); $postslist = ...
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What are all the available parameters for query_posts?

The WordPress codex page for query_posts states that it does not cover all the parameters which query_posts takes: Parameters This is not an exhaustive list yet. It is meant to show some of the more ...
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WordPress Custom Query

I have posts that use a custom field for start date and end date. query_posts returns an array of posts that exist in the category I'm filtering. How do I query posts using this custom field that has ...

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