[wp-hackers] identifying the current wp_query() instance

Alan J Castonguay alan at verselogic.net
Sun Sep 14 16:54:46 GMT 2008

What about setting your custom filter in the template right before  
calling get_posts and removing the filter right afterward?


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On 14-Sep-08, at 6:10 AM, Malaiac <malaiac at gmail.com> wrote:

> I am playing with the 'posts_where' filter, called by  
> WP_Query::get_posts()
> the call is  : $where = apply_filters('posts_where', $where);
> My function is add_filter('posts_where','my_filter_function');
> In a page, let's say I have :
> one regular $wp_query, showing the posts of the homepage
> one $last_pages = another WP_Query
> one $most_commented_posts = another WP_Query
> These three queries will run through the posts_where filter.
> How may the my_filter_function know which one it is ?
> How could the my_filter_function know if it's a page or post, or stg
> other, query ?
> What if my_filter_function needs to know the current query vars ?
> global $wp_query; print_r($wp_query->query_vars); will work only for
> the first one (and wrong for the two others)
> global $qv / global $q; won't work since $qv and $q are not declared  
> global;
> I could manually test in the function (if($most_commented_posts)
> then() elseif $last_pages then() else (...use $wp_query) )... not very
> elegant.
> any other ideas ? I'm not an OOP guru, so I may miss something here.
> Malaiac
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