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WP_Query::query() public WP 1.5.0

Sets up the WordPress query by parsing query string.

It's a method of the class: WP_Query{}

No Hooks.

Return

WP_Post[]/Int[]. Array of post objects or post IDs.

Usage

$WP_Query = new WP_Query();
$WP_Query->query( $query );
$query(string/array) (required)
URL query string or array of query arguments.

Notes

  • See: WP_Query::parse_query() for all available arguments.

Changelog

Since 1.5.0 Introduced.

Code of WP_Query::query() WP 5.5.1

<?php
public function query( $query ) {
	$this->init();
	$this->query      = wp_parse_args( $query );
	$this->query_vars = $this->query;
	return $this->get_posts();
}