CPT Event Queries

2020-07-20

Custom Loops For Events

WP QUERY @ WORDPRESS HANDBOOK

Get all events ordered by 'Start Date' custom field

$event_query = new WP_Query(array(
	'post_type'			=> 'event',
	'posts_per_page'	=> -1,
	'meta_key'			=> 'start_date',
	'orderby'			=> 'meta_value',
	'order'				=> 'ASC',
)); 

Get all events ordered by 'Start Date' custom field where 'Start Date' is in the future

$event_past_query = new WP_Query(array(
	'post_type'			=> 'event',
	'posts_per_page'	=> -1,
	'meta_key'			=> 'start_date',
	'orderby'			=> 'meta_value',
	'order'				=> 'ASC',
	'meta_value'   => date( "Ymd" ), 
    'meta_compare' => '>',
));

Get all events ordered by 'Start Date' custom field where 'Start Date' is in the past

$event_past_query = new WP_Query(array(
	'post_type'			=> 'event',
	'posts_per_page'	=> -1,
	'meta_key'			=> 'start_date',
	'orderby'			=> 'meta_value',
	'order'				=> 'ASC',
	'meta_value'   => date( "Ymd" ), 
    'meta_compare' => '<',
));

Get all events with custom taxonomy 'event-category' , where 'event-category' id = 8

$event_featured_query = new WP_Query(array(
	'post_type'			=> 'event',
	'posts_per_page'	=> -1,
	'tax_query' => array(
		array(
			'taxonomy' => 'event-category',   // taxonomy name
			'field' => 'term_id',             // term_id, slug or name
			'terms' =>  8,                    // term id, term slug or term name
		)
	)
));

Get all events published before today

$today = getdate();
$event_past_query = new WP_Query(array(
	'post_type'			=> 'event',
	'posts_per_page'	=> -1,
	'meta_key'			=> 'start_date',
	'orderby'			=> 'meta_value',
	'order'				=> 'ASC',
	'date_query' 		=> 	array(
         array(
			      'before'     => array(
            'year'  =>  $today['year'],
            'month' => 	$today['mon'],
            'day'   =>	$today['mday'],
           ),
	 	),
	 )
));

Get all events published today

$today = getdate();
$event_past_query = new WP_Query(array(
	'post_type'			=> 'event',
	'posts_per_page'	=> -1,
	'meta_key'			=> 'start_date',
	'orderby'			=> 'meta_value',
	'order'				=> 'ASC',
	'date_query' 		=> 	array(
         array(
			      'before'     => array(
            'year'  =>  $today['year'],
            'month' => 	$today['mon'],
            'day'   =>	$today['mday'],
           ),
	 	),
	 )
));

Get all events published between 2 dates

$today = getdate();
$event_past_query = new WP_Query(array(
	'post_type'			=> 'event',
	'posts_per_page'	=> -1,
	'meta_key'			=> 'start_date',
	'orderby'			=> 'meta_value',
	'order'				=> 'ASC',
	'date_query' 		=> 	array(
          array(
            'after'     => 'January 1st, 2013',
            'before'    => array(
              'year'  => 2013,
              'month' => 2,
              'day'   => 28,
            ),
          'inclusive' => true,
	 	),
	 )
));

Get all compositions ordered by year latest to oldest where year is an ACF field

	$args = array(
								'post_type' 		=> 'compositions',
								'genres'			=>  $term->slug,
								'meta_key'			=> 'year',
								'orderby' 			=> 'meta_value_num',
								'order'				=> 'DESC',
							);
							$query = new WP_Query( $args ); ?>
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