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

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Where To Find bb_profile_data(); In bbPress?

I posted this same question on WP Forum, but it's completely dead. So, there is a great tutorial in this blog about showing post count in bbPress at this link. According to that article, to show ...
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database query with more than a couple meta hangs and doesn't complete

I have a development website with about 70 checkboxes for custom fields. The idea is the user selects one or more checkboxes, it queries the database for all posts that have a meta_key for the ...
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How to use default WP form elements to interact with custom DB table?

I know about the use of Custom Post Types, but in this case I do need to use a custom database table (FYI: it's a table that is IP-based shared with another non-WP website). In wp-admin, I'd like to ...
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Formatting of curly brackets array from WP database to get more readable output

E.g. when I want to edit something in my WP database, I get a headache, literally. Because I see something like this: ...
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Accessing two databases

I have two databases on my server, and wanted to know is there a way to access both databases from wordpress? My thought is adding the second set of credentials to the wp-config.php.
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Best practice to limit results in get_row()?

This is my query to check if a title exists (it's in a loop, therefore [$i]). $wpdb->get_row("SELECT * FROM wp_posts WHERE post_title = '" . $titles_arr[$i] . "'", 'ARRAY_A'); Anyway, I would ...
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Split WP_POST table based on post types

I was wondering if it's possible to get my posts from 2 databases depending on the post type. I'm using HyperDB but can't seem to get it to specify the database based on post type. I Basically need ...
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How to export/import theme customizer settings?

I am wondering if it is possible to export theme customizer settings(theme_mods) to be imported into another install of the same theme. I know that the settings are saved into the database so I am ...
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Extracting post categories

I'm in the middle of assisting a colleague in reconfiguring a Wordpress database for use on another platform. The database is essentially details regarding all the posts and accompanying metadata, ...
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Is database deleted on clicking “reinstall” button in Wordpress updates?

I have a blog made with WordPress. If I click "Re-install" button present in WordPress updates page, will all the database be dropped and created again? Will my posts be deleted?
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Is it possible to create Custom Post plug-in?

I understand that Wordpress allows you to create Custom Post Types with Custom Fields, but is it possible to create a custom Plug-In that creates and maintains its own Custom Post type (outside of ...
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How do I find posts?

I am a new website administrator and I am having issues with posts not showing on dashboard. Posts All(21) Published (13) Pending (8). This is a listing site and the posts used to show up. Any ...
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Is the wordpress user-model changed in wpmu?

I'm running wpmu on heroku using a postgres extension. It works great, but I have a plugin that needs to get the userId based on the e-mail-adress. This is how it does it: $sql = 'SELECT id FROM ' . ...
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WordPress database error Unknown column

I get this error in my database log: [05-May-2013 21:13:31 UTC] WordPress database error Unknown column 'region' in 'order clause' for query SELECT * FROM tmp1db_wpuf_customfields ORDER BY ...
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Separate table or usermeta

We are creating custom fields for users like annual income, gender, city, country, etc. There are about 10 odd new fields. We will be importing approx. 30,000 records for each user in a month through ...
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Using Zoho Creator Database inside Wordpress Frame

Our agency network has an existing Wordpress-based website, and we would like to use Zoho Creator sort of like an intranet which is accessed through the Wordpress site. Basically, something along the ...
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Insert data in custom table during new post creation

I want to in insert data in my custom db table when creating a post. Suppose there are three categories (php, wordpress & jquery). When i create a post in wordpress, i want to insert post id and ...
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What is the best way to store a few fields?

I'm researching what it would take to develop a custom Wordpress plugin. The plugin is a pretty small one. We just need to persist 2 fields of integer information. It's a pretty basic progress bar ...
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Filter WordPress posts by between parameter

How to filter WordPress posts by a taxonomy and between parameter? Consider a mobile website with "memory size" taxonomy, I need to show posts that have more than 256 mb memory and less than 768 mb. ...
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Print output of Table Creation

I am creating a few tables and I getting the following message: The plugin generated 440 characters of unexpected output during activation. If you notice “headers already sent” messages, ...
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Host does not allow remote connection, so how do I transfer data to my WordPress site?

I spent the last week trying to get my PHP code on my website to connect to my remote "personal" computer to display some data on a webpage. I just found out today from my web host (ipage) "our ...
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Install WordPress with SQL database

I am very new to WordPress. I didn't even know it existed until I had to do it for my work. So I started in with a WAMP server with WordPress. That worked fine until we needed multiple sites with ...
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Error establishing database connection - high traffic?

I have a WordPress 3.5.1 site that's getting a little bit of traffic (80 concurrent visitors, ~5 clicks/pageviews per second). The site runs fine until it spikes to ~85 visitors. There are usually 4 ...
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Trying to post information from a remote database to wordpress page

I'm fairly new to Wordpress and looking for some help. Goal: I would like to stream data from my personal computer's Mysql database and display it on a webpage in my offsite Wordpress hosted site. ...
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Create hundreds of users with just ID in phpMyAdmin

I'm trying to do the same as this post. But I have a problem with the insert records into your wp_users table containing all the ID's of the members you want to import Right now, I have 3 ...
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Custom query on Wordpress custom table

I am working with a custom table where some values will be inserted or updated if they already exists, I have checked and rechecked the syntax and it seems to be working fine, if I run the same query ...
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Where to store custom tagging data associated with a custom post type

My application allows users to add tags to an image (similar to facebook). Each tag can consist of up to 8 attributes and there is currently no limit on the amount of tags a user can add. At the ...
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Extend the wp_users table

I'd like to to extend the wp_users table in my WordPress' database. Why? I want people to add more information about themselves when they sing up at my website. I know how to extend it, but I'm ...
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Check in function on custom page

I have a website about places and attractions in my country. Each place/attraction is a different custom post. On this page, i would like to add a button with the value "Check In" and if clicked by a ...
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Fetch a single row from a custom table for to a given ID

When I want to get a single row from a custom table of my WordPress database by providing a username through function call, it does not work. When I mention the username in where clause of the query, ...
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Hook to be used when creating a database table

I read the Codex and some other tutorials describing the process of creating a new table for WordPress. I thing that the steps are pretty straightforward; however, I'm encountering a small problem. ...
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MySQL Syntax Error upon restoring database from backup [closed]

Performed a bad import to my Wordpress install and decided to restore from the mqSQL backup (full export) I had made minutes earlier. Dropped all tables in the database and then did an import from my ...
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Is it possible to store visitors IPs in wp_postmeta table?

Or in any of the other 11 Wordpress tables. I also need to store: submission date, name, contact number in the same table. What approach would be best? A custom table or using a standard table?
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MySQL Engine vs. Charset

I am attempting to have my plugin create a new table. I am fairly new to SQL. I have found two different method for creating tables: Method I $table_name = $wpdb->prefix . 'cool_table'; $sql = ...
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Creating Database Table vs. Adding MetaData to Post & User

I am creating some event functionality for my wordpress site. Each event will have a set of tickets associated with it. A user who is purchased at least one ticket will additionally have a set of ...
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PHP variable in WordPress database query

When running the following code : $voucher = 'MK0186'; $is_in_database = $wpdb->get_results( "SELECT * FROM my_codes_table WHERE code =" . $voucher ); I get : WordPress database error: [Unknown ...
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Database create or redirect

I am working on a site ABC.com, I have only access to the root folder. I am planning to install wordpress. I need to somehow create a database without any cPanel. or the second option that comes in ...
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How to add drop down sub menu from database fields in the particular menu slug

I am creating a menu(not in admin panel) in wordpress, and I want to add drop down menu from my database table fields in a particular menu slug? How can I achieve that, using code? I found the ...
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Plugin development with unit tests

One of the things that my plugin does is creates a number of SQL tables as part of a versioning function (that is run under the admin_init hook as I couldn't find a better wordpress way of doing ...
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Query specific posts per user selections from dropdown menus

This may be a little different than most people do. I'm trying to show certain posts that are determined by 4 different "categories." I have a large database table full of "products" (I'm using the WP ...
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Import custom database into wp and keep the post id

Hello guys I have a project where I need to import an old database to wp but I need a solution to keep the old id's as posts id so i can make the links look the same as the old website in this way we ...
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Getting all the users who have author privilege

Can anyone tell me how to get all the users who have author privileges by querying the DB in WordPress and order them by number of posts written by them. I use the following query to get all the ...
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How many users can WordPress handle?

I want to design a member login site in WP but I have a doubt that is WordPress can handle more than 40000 users on same database? I am not sure about this so I am stooping my work here. So please ...
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Recommended Post Structure for DB Storage

I'm trying to write a plugin that would help my local little league manage their league, and though I've read the New Table vs Post Meta question, it's still a bit unclear and I'm hoping someone here ...
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Locking one blog of many in a multi user/blog Wordpress installation

I have a multi user /wordpress installation that is working fine. One of the blogs running on that multi user /wordpress installation will never be updated again but I want it there for historic ...
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Merging two wp_posts tables while avoiding duplicates

Is there a simple way to merge two wp_posts tables while avoiding duplicates?
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How safe is it to delete old posts edits to save database space?

After this question: http://wordpress.stackexchange.com/a/93902/27148 There is an answer that suggests deleting past edits directly from database, which would be nice, because I could create ...
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Restrict users viewing post using age on database [closed]

Is there a way to have a birthday field on database then use the age to restrict viewing posts?
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accessing wordpress serialized data outside wp

I've never worked with serialized data... I need a little help with how to load "text" widgets title and content in php script outside wordpress... my script just connects to database (including ...
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“sufficient permissions” error for admin after duplicating WP database to new install

I recently copied the tables from a live WP install to a dev site for that same site. I've changed all the prefixes, the site/WP URLs, and the salt values. I can successfully log into the new dev ...