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

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same users different websites other then wordpress

I am creating a network of sites. I have some wordpress installations as well as some other scripts installations. I know that i can use single wordpress users table for different wordpress ...
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How do I properly update the Wordpress database password?

A site that I manage was recently compromised and I am going through the steps to harden and re-secure the site. I would like to change the MySql database password and want to make sure I do not take ...
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Disable Database Update Required ? break my website

Im having an issue if i want to login to the dashboard, it needs a "Database Update Required" I'd like to disable it, because once it update the Database, if I go to any post of single-pages, it ...
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What are terms and taxonomy, how they related to post and how these three are stored in database?

I want to understand terms and taxonomy in WordPress. My questions: What are the terms and taxonomy in wordpress? How terms and taxonomy relates to post and how post, terms, taxonomy are stored in ...
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Why is my database import losing text widget data?

I've created a site in WordPress on our development machine. In the theme we're using there are numerous widget zones to display text in (sidebar and front page). I've used simple Text widgets in all ...
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compare database values before an update

in my wordpress, I want to store my form data to database by using: update_user_meta(); I successfully store the data to database and write it to the page, but the problem in whenever I updated the ...
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Custom post types from custom database

For a plugin I want to use custom post types based on data stored in an external database. This database isn't related to WordPress (the structure of the tables is independent). The datastructure is ...
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Installation with sql server express edition

I have developed a web portal in wordpress using xampp server. i have my database in my sql. Now i need to deploy this wordpress portal on other system with sql server express edition. So how can i ...
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Wordpress Switching from Dev to Live URL - Database [duplicate]

So I was working on a WP site with a staging URL. When it was time to go live I thought I could just change the WP_HOME & WP_SITEURL in wp-config.php and live would be good. I quickly realized ...
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database search feature

I am looking to create a website that creates and searches the created database then displays the results on a custom page. I initially thought this would be a lot easier than it is proving to be. I ...
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Database collation and char set issue

I attempted to import my WordPress website from local host to live server online and i get an error #1115: that i have wrong db collation of utf8mb4. So i googled and changed the cllation to ...
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wp_insert_post causing There was an error connecting to the database: Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password: NO)

I have a multi-step form which I am trying to fix but I am getting the error: Warning: mysql_query(): Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password: NO) in ...
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Why Worpdress doesn't create table in database?

Primarily this is the only code in my main plugin page. It should create table in the database while I am activating it. But, it is not working at all. Plugin activating successfully. Please, help me ...
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What unexpected data might be stored in terms table and related tables?

In order to remove thousands of old taxonomies and terms used during development, I recommended the following SQL queries to another dev: TRUNCATE wp_terms; TRUNCATE wp_termmeta; TRUNCATE ...
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Reset/Reorder posts ID in the MySQL wp_posts table

I have a Wordpress site that is considerably popular. I am in the process of optimizing the site before adding other plugins such as the WPML plugin which I suspect will be using custom post types. ...
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Where does the actual data stored by add_post_meta

I am pretty new to WordPress API, loving it btw, I have a small project, adding a like button to the end of every post, pressing it makes user like the post, button changes to dislike, pressing again ...
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MySQL Database User: Which Privileges are needed?

The short installation instruction for WordPress ("5 Minutes") state that: Create a database for WordPress on your web server, as well as a MySQL user who has all privileges for accessing and ...
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Add a Filed to WordPress User Table

I am going to give points for users for their activities. I thought to add a field for user table. Is it a bad idea? I use my own function to update that field.
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Why Do I Still Getting Duplicate Rows in SQL?

I'm creating a Custom Freight System which stores the order and the products requested by the user into the WordPress Database. The Problem When I insert the product into the wp_my_custom_products ...
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Google-App-Engine[PHP]: Error trying to establish database connection

Hi to whom this may interest, I am finding a problem with the cloudsql as database connection is not being established. I have followed the following site step-by-step ...
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Restore woocommerce orders

Recently my server team replaced my database and they put our previous Database . So we lost our order details of one day[particular day] . Now the server team give the backup that contain the lost ...
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Most recent post from another database

I am trying to add the most recent post from another Wordpress database (on the same server in all actuality), but am getting the following error: Fatal error: Call to undefined method ...
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User content database

I am trying to set up a login where in each users profile they can add their CV and details. These details and CV will then be shown in a page that can be seen by anyone. The user has the option to ...
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How to delete a stuck post using phpMyAdmin

I was attempting to change some leftover http:// references in the DB using Update/Set SQL statements. I was getting confident and started doing them in bulk and stopped noting exactly what I was ...
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Join Wordpress databases from 2 different installs

I'm just now getting into SQL and the core of Wordpress (PHP). So I'm not an experienced WP developer but not intimidated by the tools. But, if the answers could be dummied down a bit would be very ...
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Save Hist in Author Pages by Date (Year and Month)

I'm trying to save the hits that a page receives in the database so I can display them in the front-end if required. I need the hits that an author pages receives and save them by month. I'm a bit ...
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Website keeps redirecting to Wordpress install page (install.php)

I hope someone here can help me as the problem I have is driving me insane. For the last few months I have been putting together a Wordpress portfolio and had almost finished it. Recently, out of ...
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How do I find out the full path of a page's template?

If I run the following query on the WordPress database, I get a list of templates: select distinct(meta_value) from wp_postmeta where meta_key='_wp_page_template'; The templates that come back are ...
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How can I push local database changes to production, without impacting recent posts/pages that were published on production server?

I am currently pushing static file changes like this: git > remote repo > deployHQ > production Seems to work great for static files. Finding a similar solution for the database hasn't been as ...
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Associate multiple Database ID's

I am using a form plugin in a multi-seller woocommerce environment where each user (seller) utilizes this form which the values are stored in form's DB tables. My problem/question is: when a ...
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ERROR: “Table Prefix” must not be empty

I'm having trouble trying to setup WordPress for local development, I tried to install it, but even though I fill up the form to setup config file I still get the same error, I can connect to ...
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Form and database, plugin development

I'm developing my first plugin. It creates directories and save the path, level (if it is a subdirectory of other created directory) and name in a custom table, created at the activation. The plugin ...
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How to create a coupon in the database?

I added over 1000 coupons (schedule ones) in the database. I had one line in wp_posts and several wp_postmeta tables per coupon. To add, I've saw how a coupon was represented there and I've made ...
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Wordpress Unit Testing - Cannot Create Tables

I'm using PHPUnit to Unit Test my WP plugin on top of the WP testing suite. Everything works fine except that when I try to create a table via the setUp method, the table doesn't get created. Here's ...
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Get all images from this database table

This is my code. Where I'm wrong? <?php $connection = mysql_connect($DB_HOST, $DB_USER, $DB_PASSWORD); mysql_select_db($DB_NAME); $img = mysql_query("SELECT * FROM wp_bwg_image"); ...
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How to configure MySQL-SSL-Access to a MySQL Server 5.5 when a list of CIPHERS seems mandatory?

I have a MySQL 5.5 Server with SSL setup. I can connect with my MySQL user via command line from the webserver to the database server over TCP and verified the connection is encrypted. I figured out ...
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Query a custom post type from a different WordPress install?

I have a client who would like to only create his items on one domain, but have a specific taxonomy of that custom post type display on a different domain (this is not multi-site...they are separate ...
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How can visitors create appointment request to be accessed by all subscribers?

I need some guidance regarding an 'appointment request' implementation. I'm developing an online community as free university platform for patients to find free dental care in university clinics. ...
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Database table not created without error

I have this code to run on activation to create the table $table_name = $wpdb->prefix . "codes" function code_install() { $sql = "CREATE TABLE IF NOT EXISTS " . $table_name . " ( id ...
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I have include wp-config, should I add global $wpdb also?

Usually, In my wordpress website, when I modify template page file, it is done by only add global $wpdb for databse operation without including wp-config file. Now, I create my own php file in ...
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user_id increment?

I wanted an Admin account with user_id 999 in our database, so I changed some settings in the database according to ...
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Delete transients in website

We have so many error happen on website (WordPress and Woocommerce) error log and it will show the following error message WordPress database error Deadlock found when trying to get lock; try ...
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Surrogate ID for posts, is there an alternative field in the posts table?

I am copying some content between another CMS and Wordpress. I need to keep track of the original Id because I might have to update the copied content in the future. The old CMS will still be used for ...
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Database connection close

Is there any method to close connection similar to mysql_close() for $wpdb in WordPress? Is it not necessary to close connection for global $wpdb?
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Plugin Development: Storing and Manipulating Data That Fits JSON in Database

I am new to Wordpress plugin development but not web development in general. I have a website whose functionality I am trying to port over to Wordpress for a client that needs it in a custom plugin ...
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How to tell which database tables belongs to which multisite site

I have a local multisite installation I use for development with a relatively large number of sites set up. Every site has its own numbered database tables (i.e. wp_n_links, wp_n_options, ...
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WordPress database error Deadlock found

My website become slow due to this issue. WordPress database error Deadlock found when trying to get lock; try restarting transaction for query DELETE FROM wp_options WHERE option_name LIKE ...
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Unusable menus and “Illegal widget setting ID: nav_menu_item[]” error

This is a bug in my WP install that has crept up unknowingly; I can't say for sure when it began. To describe it: there were menus created in the Appearance -> Menus page early in the site's history, ...
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Should I hint table index for search query on wp_post

I'm currently inspecting a WordPress setup with multiple custom post types that should be included into search results. The database query for a search after the word Search looks like this: SELECT ...
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How to delete all records from or empty a custom database table?

I can't seem to find a simple reliable way to do this - perhaps?: // delete row ## global $wpdb; $delete = $wpdb->query( $wpdb->prepare( "DELETE * FROM `wp_table_name`" ) ); ...