[wp-hackers] WP_Query and orderby - outside of WP
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Mon May 14 16:09:47 UTC 2012
I don't see an orderyby just an order. You have to define that you want to
orderby title or date or whatever
'orderby' => 'title', 'order' => 'DESC'
On Mon, May 14, 2012 at 11:55 AM, Bill Dennen <dennen at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have a regular PHP script that bootstraps WordPress by including
> wp-load.php (as previously discussed on this list).
> I'm doing something relatively simply --
> a) loading WP
> b) grabbing posts of a certain custom post type
> I'd like to change the orderby, but no matter what I pick for orderby,
> the posts come back in the same order (ie. date).
> Here's my code:
> global $wp_the_query, $wp_query, $wp_rewrite, $wp;
> define('DISABLE_WP_CRON', true);
> $quilts = new
> WP_Query('post_type=profiles&post_status=publish&orderby=rand' );
> while ( $quilts->have_posts() ) : $quilts->the_post();
> // etc
> In short, changing the orderby parameter has no effect. ie. title, rand,
> What could be causing this? Might it have to do with bootstrapping WP
> in this way?
> Doc: http://codex.wordpress.org/Class_Reference/WP_Query
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