Questions tagged [wp-query]

"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 global variable that holds the main query object prepared by WordPress based on a given request.

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Sorting posts by custom date fields (non standard date format)

I've inherited a website with a post type courses that has a custom field 'date-start', a Date Picker. Unfortunately the date start is stored as 'ddmmyy' and the ACF documentation implies that this ...
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wp_query->max_num_pages always returns 0 on custom post type

Hi there I am developing a theme where I have to load some posts with ajax, in my index page everything works properly, the problem is when I need to use it on custom post type, I pass the values for ...
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WP_Query min and max values

I'm building a houses class and I want to filter these houses with a query. But don't get any results: Example house: Min price: 10 Max price (field not required): empty I've a price filter ...
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Add indexing to meta_value in wp_postmeta

Is it poossible to add index to the meta_value column in the wp_postmeta table in order to make faster queries in Wordpress? I have about 5 million rows in the wp_postmeta table and my queries takes ...
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Order wp_query by calculated field

Hi I'm working on a store locator. I have a custom post "clinics" where I save clinic details (address,.., lat, lng). Each time I publish a new clinic I save post_id, lat and lng also in a custom ...
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Query Custom Meta Value with Increment

I have a Query searching for a meta value I have added to my posts (meta-select). I have it feeding out in a loop with 4 results. Let's say I want this loop to start with the meta value "2" and work ...
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How do I order pages and categories by ID or name in the same query?

I would like to query most of my pages and categories on the homepage. So far I am able to get the pages and category (posts), but I cannot order the list the way I want to. I want to be able to get a ...
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Get page content by category or tag

I'm trying to sort of emulate the Views behaviour in Drupal with WordPress, but doing it in theme templates. Now, I have pages that are assembled by using wp_query in the template to get posts ...
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new WP_Query() - what is the earliest valid hook?

Specifically, is it valid to run a new WP_Query() during the plugins_loaded action?
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Extending WP_Query — Optimise SQL query

I'm storing posts, a user follows in a custom table that has the columns id, post_id and user_id. To fetch posts that a user follows I have extended the WP_Query as follows: class ...
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Working Bootstrap Carousel Conversion to WP - Technical Questions

I have coded a working Bootstrap carousel, it needs to be converted to WP. It's a small chunk of the site, but as a Wordpress newbie, am stuck in understanding the technical issue. So here's what I ...
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Adding a span when custom post type is updated

What I'm trying to do is have a span tag appear on the top of the post type whenever the post is updated. The way the page is setup, there is a query of different post types that list jobs currently ...
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Show all parents and children in custom post type in right order

I would like to show all posts from a custom post type on one page with the ordering exactly like in the backend. I get the right ordering with wp_list_pages, but of course without the content. ...
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Revolution Slider Orderby Two Custom Fields

I have create Revolution Slider which load the custom post type, Events. There are two custom fields, Event Start Date and Event End Date. I would like to display order by Start and End date. Because ...
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How to count data records in wordpress which have same meta_value in wp_postmeta table?

I want to get number or count of same meta_value of meta_key == 'parent_id'.How can i get it? What should be the wordpress query for counting records in same table? //set the meta_key to the ...
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Select menu should display categories and the item's depth

I have a select menu of a custom post type in the header.php: <?php $selectloop = new WP_Query( array( 'post_type' => 'products', 'posts_per_page' => -1 ) ); echo '<form>&...
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Custom Taxonomy and tax_query Issue?

I am working on Plugin development and my plugin name is plugindev.I have a custom post type called team.I have a custom taxonomy Team_Category which is being registered by this code /****************...
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Generate a tabbed submenu — from taxonomy term or submenu item — with sample content

I'm looking to generate a tabbed submenu from taxonomy term or submenu item and include sample content (three items per term/submenuu item). The styling I can do, the problem is the html generation. ...
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How to get a category in a list item class

I am need to know how would I get the category to be dynamically input in a WP_Query This is the code I am using: <li class="<?php the_category(' ')?>"> but the output is breaking. ...
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How to target the default Recent Posts and Recent Comments widgets with pre_get_posts?

I added the following to my functions.php: add_action('pre_get_posts', 'keyl_get_emp_posts'); function keyl_get_emp_posts($query) { if ($query->is_main_query()) $query->set('...
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Meta query field order together with post_date order causes posts without the meta field to be unordered

I've managed to get wordpress to do a descending order on a meta_query field called start_date which is saved in Ymd format in the database by the ACF plugin. However in my query the other post types ...
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How to search by a post and a category name on wordpress at the same time?

I wanna change the default behavior of wordpress search engine. Basically, I want to choose between 2 paths when the user informs a term on the search input: Find the posts or custom posts that have ...
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What's the point of the query_vars filter?

WordPress doesn't seem to support named parameters in a query string (like ?foo=123&bar=456) unless you explicitly allow them by doing add_filter('query_vars'...). Why is this? What (presumably ...
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Get image of latest post from taxonomies/categories

I have a custom post type "Artworks" with a custom taxonomy "Artists". I have a page where I list all the entries from the "Artists" taxonomy (Artist 1, Artist 2, Artist 3, etc.). How can I get the ...
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How to output different posts per page?

I want to display one blog article less than on the following pages. The following code works but the the paginaton on the first page displays 1, 2, 3, 4 and on the next pages i get the correct ...
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Meta query with order by another custom field

Edit: I will try to explain in detail my problem. I am working on a portfolio site. There are a few custom post types: Projects, Publications, Exhibitions, Lectures and Slides. Home page consists of ...
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WP Query search for attachments and their exact title

Due to lack of reputation, I must now ask the question. I want to create a search for all images in the media libary. The search result should only appear if you search for the exact title of the ...
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How to add another parameters to WP_Query?

I need to do something like that: $postsOrder = get_sub_field('posts-ordering'); if ($postsOrder = 'post_views_count') { $queryPopular = array ( 'meta_key'...
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Why does using WP_Query inside a shortcode in an elementor page cause the arguments for WP_Query to get malformed?

I am trying to embed a custom WP_Query inside a shortcode I have activated on one of my pages (created in Elementor). I have a Custom Post Type called 'inspector-profiles', and for some reason when I ...
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Cannot search post by taxonomy

I'm trying to search posts by a taxonomy value, the problem is that the query doesn't return anything, this is my code so far: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'zoacres-property', '...
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Multiple WP_Query loops with Pagination Not Working

Please can anyone help me out here? I'm really stucked with this code. I want to create a multi post loop on my home page with each loop having its own pagination. The first loop is for recent post, ...
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Can an array be used as a meta_query value?

I'm trying to query a custom post type (courses) by grade using WP_Query and Advanced Custom Fields (ACF). Grades (checkboxes) are organized by term (groups). Four grades per term, four terms per ...
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meta_query works locally but not on live server

I'm filtering posts by author's last name initials. On my local server, the query runs beautifully, but when I push live, it doesn't. It doesn't find anything. Does it have anything to do with the way ...
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Ordering Posts Type A by Custom Fields of related Post Type B

I'm not sure if this is even possible (also posted to ACF forum https://support.advancedcustomfields.com/forums/topic/ordering-by-custom-field-of-relationship-field-object/#post-62454) I have two ...
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Woocommerce query specific product from specific category

I'm trying to create a shortcode that will show a woocommerce product via just a shortcode. I want the shortcode to take 1 parameter that is either the ID or slug of the actual product. Preferably ...
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Get the Plugin Which Triggered a MySql Query in Wordpress?

I am currently working on this plugin, which is similar to Query Monitor in which i Have displayed all the Details present in the $wpdb object. Now i need to find which plugin is Triggering the Query. ...
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Wordpress posts per page WP_Query

I'm trying to limit the posts per page using WP_Query. Please see the code below and see why it doesn't work for me: public function widget( $args, $instance ) { // outputs the content of ...
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Query Posts depends on custom field inside repeater field using acf

i am working on a hotel website and trying to make price search i have custom post type name hotels inside post type i have a repeater field inside repeater i have some rooms with prices i am ...
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Difficulty with rewrite rules

I can't work out how to combine a rewrite rule and a custom query var. I have created a custom 'edition' template, which calls an external API to populate a table with details of a particular book. ...
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WP_Query compare with dynamic values

I need get a post only if publish_date is equal to modified date in this case the post is not modified! So i need post NOT MODIFIED!: My query is: $lastupdated_args = array( 'paged' => $...
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Search query - exact post title match

I have a bunch of posts titled something like this... English Language 2015 English Language 2016 English Language 2017 English Language 2018 And on each one of these posts I have a dropdown select ...
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WP Rest API max limit include parameter?

I'm using the rest API to get only selected posts though Rest API. I have used include=<ids> parameter. I have send the API request like: http://example.com/wp-json/wp/v2/posts?include=11,12 ...
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WP_Query mixe post and page attributes

I am working on a website developed by someone else (it's a bit messy). Now I have to make a small widget to let the users search for some of the content that has been created. I need to be able to ...
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Adding multiple post queries with parent and children to page - Best Way

So I am interested in allowing a custom menu to show "in three places: Menu area, Homepage body, and footer" based on the posttype "page" table list or parent and children entries and not using the WP ...
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Display related products with custom output

I'm trying to display the related products with my custom html output, unfortunately i'm kind of lost on how to do this. The WP_Query below displays the products that are in stock, what i want is to ...
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WP_Query with tax_query, order by most 'matches'

TL;DR: How can I sort a WP_Query based on how many 'matches' there are on the tax_query set. Furthermore, how can I then add more posts if the posts_per_page is not met due to the tax_query added? ...
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Wordpress WP_Query orderby being overwritten

$args = array( 'post_type' => 'mcm_company', 'orderby' => 'title', 'order' => 'ASC', 'posts_per_page' => '1000', 'post_status' => 'publish', )...
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Multiple meta queries but arrange by specific meta value order

Im working on a function which gets me lawyers based on criteria. The function works fine. Recently I added a meta key called 'is_endorsed'. The value can be either '1' or '0'. I need to bring ...
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Hiding posts in a list from specified categories

Question How can I modify this code to not show posts from new categories that we just added. I searched other similar answers on this site [such as: Exclude category on blog list page ] but not ...
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How to show min 1 post from specific categories/tax WP_Query?

I have custom query that shows specific number of posts from specific categories/tax. Currently I limited the query to show posts from 2 categories , 3 and 4. Issue I have is that the query can be ...

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