WordPress stores user generated content, along with other configurable information, in a a database (typically MySQL).

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Write mysql credentials in plugin

I've to create a custom plugin to print data from a database different from the wordpress one. I'm using wpdb. Is it fine, from a security point, to write database credantials in the plugin files in ...
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Why are no posts showing despite my apparently correct DB restoration?

I restored a backup to MySQL using the phpMyAdmin Import feature. When I browse the DB in phpMyAdmin, I see that my posts are there. But in Wordpress, I only see the default out-of-the-box welcome ...
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$wpdb->get_results leaking memory

I have developed a wordpress plugin that reads large custom xml files and imports the information as custom post types and a lot of post meta information. So I am calling a lot of database ...
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Opinion on Best Database Move Option

I am moving a lot of my sites from one server to another. They are on a shared host, and was wondering how many votes these two options would get, and which one you all think is the best option. ...
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Doubt using $wpbd->get_col for a single column

$table = $wpdb->prefix . 'posts'; foreach ( $wpdb->get_col( "DESC " . $table, 0 ) as $column ){//get all columns from wp_posts echo "<div><p>". ...
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Too many users? [on hold]

I'm setting up a website and importing users from a csv with a plugin. This import process and everything works fine until I reach 13.000 users or so, then the wp-admin section stops working at all. ...
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Import live site to local setup without access to live site

I am working with a client to update a current wordpress site. I do not have access to the actual Wordpress install because they are behind a VPN that I'm not able to get behind for various reasons. ...
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Insert Custom Registration fields in Database

I am newbie to WP and working on login and registration forms. Recently I have integrated custom registration form following this tutorial. I managed to add validations and user can register but some ...
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import xml to database [closed]

I want to import an external .xml file to the database. So I created a new table in my database with some fields I need. I solved all my error messages and the system sais "Success". The rows are ...
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fastest replacement DB

What's the best database setup for WordPress for speed and lots of posts (hundred thousands of rows in posts and post_meta tables)? While I can cache as much as I can and optimize my queries/PHP as ...
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Looking for suggestions on creating simple database (Help!!)

I'm working on creating a basic database for a theatre and really need some suggestions as the best way to approach this. Each production from this theatre will have its own page. The page should ...
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Woocommerce - Check product stock availability from external database

I have an external database (not a Wordpress one) where my client's stock is managed and I need to check the product availability considering this database, not the wordpress' one. My inicial idea is ...
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Execute a function every hour in the background

I'm in kind of a weird situation (for me) My client has a website that runs on a custom CMS He wants an online site that loads some data from the existing database. This is an external MSSQL database ...
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using same mysql user with many databases

As we know that in order to connect WP with database we should to define mysql username and password in wp-config.php, so at that point i have a question regarding security or ( some sort of ...
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Backing up Wordpress database and files

I've tried a few third party plugins for backing up my site, with some working well and others not so much, so I'm trying out backing up the site manually. Is there anything I'm missing here or is ...
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Database connection question

I am new to WordPress and I wondered if it would be possible for me to develop my website using WordPress. I need to be able to implement a feature where users log in and a table is displayed ...
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Retrieve and display data from custom db table in admin area?

So, i'm having a bit of an issue with a plugin i'm developing, I wonder if anyone can shed any light on the situation, as many, MANY searches have come back with zero help. :-/ Basically, my plugin ...
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Retrieve featured image (thumbnail) url from multiple posts with one query

I have a list of post ids and need to get all the standard data plus the thumbnail of the posts. As there will be several hundred posts i need an efficient way to retrieve the data, just looping over ...
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Add action on delete comments?

I add some input fields to the comment form, and than this new data is stored on commentmeta table. When a comment is deleted, the data on commentmeta is still there. How can I delete these data ...
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MySQL 1005 ErrNo 1 - “can't create table” when importing DB backup into phpmyadmin?

I have been developing a WordPress site locally using the following mysql version: LOCAL DATABASE SERVER: Server: Localhost via UNIX socket Server type: MySQL Server version: 5.5.40-0ubuntu0.14.04.1 ...
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delete duplicate comments

I found a solution for this a long time ago. Here is the code: <?php require_once('wp-config.php'); global $wpdb, $comment_content, $comments,$comment_ID; # First select all comments $query = ...
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WordPress Local And Live Site

I have a local WordPress install that I am using to test a new theme out. When I initial set up the local site I was able to import my database and media content. However that was a few months ago. ...
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Serialized Data Being Cut Off?

I have two separate installations of WP on two servers. They're both the exact same website. In my CPT's meta, I have a field that's a very long piece of serialized data. On one server the full data ...
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MySql Database In WordPress Multisite

I have a multi-site installation. It's a fresh installation, and currently all the sites use the same database. What would you recommend among these and why? Pros and Cons of using the same? Option 1 ...
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localize elements in database

I want to localize my website with .mo files. Now, while it's pretty easy to scan existing php files and add the relative translation, it's not clear to me how to localize the elements in the db. I ...
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How do i get value from wp_postmeta?

I am trying to get a specific value from wp_postmeta, I'm aware about meta_key and meta_value. Problem is Meta value stores lots of values and i want specific value. Here's the value in the ...
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Handling Massive Amounts of Data in a Wordpress Plugin

I've been working on my own version of a Youtube Post Importer plugin for Wordpress and I've run into a bit of a wall. I'm using the 3rd version of the Youtube Data API seen here ...
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wp_update_post set value to null

Is it possible to set a field to NULL using wp_update_post? I'm trying the following: wp_update_post( array( 'ID' => $future_orphan_id, 'post_parent' ...
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two wordpress sites, two themes, one database, same content

I am doing research about wordpress and there are many interesting stuff to learn, i browse the wordpress forum and i found a post about duplicating site.. or multisite.. I am not sure exactly how it ...
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Maintenance holding page while migrating website

I was hoping someone might be able to help me with the right procedure for establishing a holding page while migrating a local WP site to an already live server. I know there are lots of maintenance ...
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Will be the posts over writen according to the posts' ID when I import from an old site using XML file?

I have a site now and it has 350 posts. (Let's call is New site) I have another site which has 500 posts (Let's call is Old site) Now I am in a need of importing the all posts (500) from my old site ...
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WP DB Location for “Next Post to Create” Index Value

I have a malformed DB (no mystery here, I deleted some data directly rather than through the WP admin interface). I've deleted all posts and meta for 400+ but when I create a new post, the sequencing ...
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Editable form with database

I want to create a profile page in which user will give title and description for it.this title should be visible in list on same page by clicking on it associated description should get open for ...
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Wordpress + Postgresql

I’ve painted myself into a corner. I hired someone to build a database with all kinds of cool search features and such. The programmer wasn't aware that my site is built on Wordpress. He wrote his ...
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Adding searchable tables [duplicate]

I have a table not included in Wordpress tables' schema, and I want the option to include this table so that any search in the Wordpress search field will search and yield results from this table as ...
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Global Signup/Login in two wordpress site some like similar to stackoverflow?

I have two different wordpress installation at two different server one at mydomain.com and other at subdomain.mydomain.com having different database. My question is how I implement global ...
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Backend - Categories and Menus conflicts

I'm having a big problem with my WP instance which is frustrating. Every time I add a new Category ( a simple default category with no custom posts or taxonomies ) it adds, as expected, that new ...
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Should I be able to run two different “close” code versions of wordpress with the same DB

A concrete example - I am upgrading to 4.1 from 4.0, the upgrade was successful but I discovered that a plugin broke. Can I just revert the code. The real live issue I am facing is having two ...
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Should I store multiple data in a single wp_post field

I hope this is the right place to ask this question. I have chosen to work in a Wordpress environment so this should apply here. I have to design an application that will store hundreds of thousands ...
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Custom table in my plugin print UTF-8 (מוברש) charsets and not hebrew

i have created custom table in wordpress db to use my plugins needs. i have campaigns with hebrew names, this saved to column (varchar(100) utf8_unicode_ci ) in the DB i dont see hebrew but this: ...
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Updating ACF field with external data

For our articles on our Wordpress site, we would like to display article analytics that are collected weekly for each manuscript. We have these native custom fields for each post: Article Views PDF ...
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wpdb custom post_type problem

I want to use custom post type in my custom SQL query, but, when I add the custom post type im my query, I get no results. Where's my probelm ? This is the code I've tried $top5_ov_performance = ...
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Manage 3 Layers Of Information (CTP - Posts - Then Maybe Metadata?)

I'm building an app that I'd like to use WP as a backend for. There are three layers of data that I have to manage: Meeting Type Individual Meeting (Many of these in each Meeting Type) Persons ...
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How to select particular month post from table and update the post status using MySQL?

I would like to change the post status for particular month via MySQL command Using SSH...Can you anyone tell me how to do this via SSH. I have number of post more than 40,000 posts, each month i'm ...
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Simple email input store in database

I'm trying to build a really simple form to store email adresses in the wp database for future newsletter purposes. What I have is just a single email input: <form method="POST"> <input ...
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How to count number of records found in a database table?

I am new to wordpress development & tried to learning plugin development.I have created a custom table from which i want to show the number of records found.I have tried the below code but it ...
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Creating a custom Search Form that links to a custom database?

I'm kinda new in Wordpress and I'm still learning as I go along. Currently, I'm trying to create something like this I have a custom set of database in the server in mysql with a table. The ...
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Reset Post IDs to less than 64bit integer

I have been running Wordpress for many years and have about 26000 posts. At some point my post ids have exceeded a 32bit integer and I am now locked into using Wordpress on a 64 bit system. I am ...
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No results found from a $wpdb->get_results() query when trying to join more than one meta key query

That title was a real mouthful. I have a custom post type called work with three custom taxonomies called work-client, work-type, and work-service. I'm using Advanced Custom Fields to make a nice ...
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How to print out database content like declared in DB_CHARSET?

Ok i created some table with Romanian names "CREATE TABLE `wp_drzava` ( `ID` int(11) NOT NULL AUTO_INCREMENT, `Kod` varchar(2) NOT NULL, `Naziv` varchar(100) NOT NULL, `NazivSrb` varchar(100) ...