[wp-hackers] pre_get_posts problem

Thomas Scholz info at toscho.de
Wed Jul 21 21:13:36 UTC 2010


> On Wed, Jul 21, 2010 at 8:14 AM, Andrew Nacin <wp at andrewnacin.com> wrote:
>> This is one of the dangers/pitfalls of using pre_get_posts. It seems to  
>> be recommended often for some reason when dealing with custom post  
>> types, but it is much better to modify the request itself, versus any  
>> old get_posts or WP_Query call.
> I think the reason it's recommended often is that people usually start
> looking into the WP_Query class first and 'pre_get_posts' looks like the
> right place to hook into.

Maybe a comment above this filter with pointers to better places would be  



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