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

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Change Wordpress URL in sql file via Terminal

I've got a 40mb database file that I've exported from an old host and need to import it into a new host on a new domain. I normally open up the database in my code editor and find-replace, but as this ...
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Insert query inserts 2 entries, should insert 1

I've written a small posts by views plugin, well at least started one. My tables are set up but when they are updated the code adds 2 entries into my table when a post is loaded and views are ...
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Importing posts from old website to new conflicting post ID's?

I am wondering when I am importing posts from my old site into my new website, which has already some posts in it. Do the imported posts get a new ID or do they overrule the existing posts ID's?
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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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Wordpress choose wrong database

I have 2 databases. When I include the database connection (with a include('filename.php');) wordpress acts really strange. I can't login, the wordpress username and password is right but it tries to ...
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Best way to define a database with product codes and back-end support?

First let me explain what my wanted situation is: I have a WordPress site where I want the Admin to have access to about 10.000 "product keys". These codes will be inserted in a database of some sort ...
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Dump custom post type database

I have a custom post type filled with 7k entries by mistake. I want to empty the database for that custom post type. What is the best way to do it?
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Saving Custom Post types and fields to a custom table

I have a project in which I am trying to import a large amount of data into a WordPress installation and from that data, create pages on my site (as a custom post type). Since these pages will be ...
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Create user assessment and use results in sql query

I am building a plugin that displays custom post types based on a user's assessment result. For that I need the user to fill out a form (not a very complicated one). This form submission needs to save ...
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How to change the publishing date of each posts? [duplicate]

I need to set the publishing date of many posts with the post date (the creation date). I know that I can do it editing the single post and changing the Published on value but this procedure is ...
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How do I save data from submitted form from widget

I'm looking over internet for some simple solution of email subscription widget but no luck. Or they are too complicated and paid, or they are relaying on some external email functions. I'm not a ...
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How can I create a data entry form that has Master Detail ability?

I have a patron and books for a library (in this example). One person/patron, many books. I have the two tables. I believe I could use either tablepress or roll my owne output via a custom plugin ...
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How to handle this problem related to the publishing date of imported posts?

I have the following situation that I have to handle: I imported some posts from an old custom blog (not WordPress, a custom blog made using ASP). I exported in CSV format the content of the table ...
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What happens if I delete all the rows that represents a post revision from the posts table into WordPress database?

I have the following doubt related to the posts table of the WordPress database. I see that when I create a new post in this table are automatically created 2 new rows. 32 1 2014-08-16 15:07:22 ...
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Why when I create a new post I found 2 record related to this post into the posts database table?

I am very new in WordPress development and I have a doubt about the WP database table named posts I have observe that when I create a new post (into the WP administration panel) are created 2 record ...
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Can I use $wpdb for my custom tables in the WordPress database?

I am building a custom application based on WordPress. I have my custom tables in the WP database. Can I use $wpdb to work with them, or is that class solely for the WP related tables? For example, ...
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Where is stored the Publish date value for a post?

I have to do a massive change in the database and I need to know in what field of what table is stored the publish date value of a post. Using phpMyAdmin I see that each record into the wp_posts ...
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Database Name Change

I read it was more secure to use something else besides wp_ as the database prefix, so I downloaded my .sql file replaced all instances of wp_ with tsi_ and then dropped the wp_ tables and imported my ...
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Exclude posts from certain meta_key

I have query to retrieve all posts, but how can I check the condition for post meta_key ="develop" and meta_value='anything' SELECT DISTINCT date(p.post_date) as post_date FROM $wpdb->posts p ...
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Custom subscription abandonment

I'm using a subscription service through a small third-party company. I've asked them to consider sending emails to users that drop-off from the subscription but they don't want to implement such a ...
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add_post_meta not saved

EDIT I changed it to if(isset($_POST['Make'])) update_post_meta($pid,"Make", $_POST['Make']); if(isset($_POST['Year'])) update_post_meta($pid,"Year", $_POST['Year']); ...
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User Tracking for Custom Post Type “Lesson”. Database Queries and Performance

So I wrote this little code snippet to add a post id along with the current users id to the user meta table. I'll use this to show the "lesson" posts that a user has viewed back to them. My only ...
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Problems with plugin that fetches data from database with ajax

After some answers I have edited my code. This is my plugin structure stpl1 stpl1.php getuser.php In stpl1.php I have the following code: <?php /* Plugin Name: Wordpress Plugin Stijn 1 ...
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Adding data to custom wordpress database table

I have a form on a page that populates the database table: <table border="1"> <tr> <td align="center">Form Input Employees Data</td> </tr> <tr> ...
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How to pass username into form that sends data to database

I am trying to pass username to database through form: [insert_php] $current_user= wp_get_current_user(); $id= $current_user->user_login; [/insert_php] <input type="hidden" name="id" ...
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How To Structure A Wordpress Database Query?

I have an array containing the IDs of the rows I want to update: $matches = array('abc123', 'def456', 'ghi789'); Rows with those IDs must be updated so that their 'confirmed' value is changed from ...
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How to connect database table to each registered wordpress user.

When registered user visit certain page, I want him to be able to add some 3 column data to a database that can be retrieved for him later. The way I see it implemented is by automatically adding an ...
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Will it break my site if I delete all transient records in wp_options table?

My site currently has an outrageous 500k+ transient records in the wp_options table. This causes the table to be crashed frequently and so be my site. I thought transient records will all expired ...
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I have a 1300 line excel spreadsheet that needs to get into a wordpress site ASAP - Looking for ideas

I have an excel spreadsheet that needs to get on a WP site PDQ and IE is choking on it. I tried making an html table, but it's huge. I looked into some kind a database plugin that would let me ...
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High CPU usage after running WP-Optimize for the first time

I installed WP-Optimize and ran it one time. It found and removed over 1500 post revisions and some spam comments. Before this, 4 CPUs were very idle, below 10%. After running the scan, all 4 CPUs ...
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Error with moving my webhost

I've been developping a wordpress webshop for a while now. This week my webhost almost expired, so I've been looking to move to another company because my old one wasn't that good. Today I got my new ...
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“Error establishing a database connection” - Intermittent error on GoDaddy

After transferring a working WordPress site to GoDaddy hosting, we've begun getting "Error establishing a database connection" errors on all pages- first intermittently, and now consistently. It's ...
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why ’ quote double quote in database wordpress

i'm trying backup and restore database using php code. but i don't know why quote double quote show in database wordpress, something like ’, and destroy my wiget_text. So how can i fix that.? help ...
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Is saving multiple options or saving multiple items in one option better?

I have added multiple fields to a custom taxonomy. I followed Pippin's tutorial. This method creates a single option per taxonomy item. The multiple fields are saved in taxonomy_id. I was not sure ...
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Pulling Content from Existing Database

I am moving an existing site to wordpress. The existing site already has thousands of rows of data (items for a shop) stored in a different database. I dont want to import this data directly into ...
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Connect forms in WP to external database

I want to use Wordpress for an existing site (coded in PHP). It has some forms (for member subscription, user can update their data etc.) which are connected directly to an existing database. I don't ...
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Custom Search Page to a different table in the same db

I am new to wordpress and php. I want to create a search page. The inputs are: State, GoverningOrg, ProgramType, Orderby. Then press the submit button. So basically what I did was create a new page ...
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Searchable database of members using multiple criteria / filters

I'm very new to wp let's say that first! What I need is to create a site which will list a database of members of an organisation. Users will also be able to sign-up and add themselves to the ...
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Simple form that saves to database

I am using a 3rd party service that does a scrub of my database for new entries within a specific table. However I am been unable to find a simple form plugin that submits data to the wordpress ...
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Where is the order of a menu saved in the database

I want to use a custom menu from the wordpress database but I get the elements disordered and I want them to have the same order how can i do that? There is a place in the database where the order is ...
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Save custom post type in different table

I need to store custom post type post data into a custom table, not in wp_posts and wp_postmeta. Is it possible? anyone help please. Actually, I have created two custom post type named "truck" and ...
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What is the correct way for plugins to create tables with special charset/collation considerations?

I'm using WordPress >=3.8. The default charset/collation values in wp-config.php are define('DB_CHARSET', 'utf8'); define('DB_COLLATE', ''); // Becomes utf8_general_ci I am in a situation where ...
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Wordpress custom posttype meta values doesnot save

I am developing a wp plugin which supports custom post type in that i have create a metabox everything goes well.When i enter the values in my metabox field it will not display in admin panel where as ...
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Can't Post to my Wordpress Anymore!

I'm at my rope's end with this whole thing and have tried everything I can to solve it. I have a WordPress site with a SQL database on Azure, but recently all of the users associated with the site ...
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Is it possible to share WP database over Dropbox?

I'm developing WordPress themes on multiple machines right now: Windows & XAMPP, MAC + MAMP My themes are shared on Dropbox and are prefectly synced between all these machines (don't worry, ...
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How do I debug an error that a plugin is causing?

I'm having an issue debugging why the plugin I'm creating keeps displaying the error You need to upgrade your database as soon as possible.... The work I've done so far has been on a remote dev site, ...
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Wordpress post count not showing for custom post type author

I've created a few custom post types based on Dave Rupert's boilerplate and then migrated existing posts to these newly created CPTs via Post Type Switcher plugin. I did not make any changes to the ...
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new multisite, old db

I'm trying to get my old posts from a WP install that was in a sub-directory on my site, into a new Multisite install on a new host. The new install is doing what it should. the problem is the posts ...
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Has anyone tried putting PHP ActiveRecord on Wordpress?

I have worked with Ruby on Rails and I was looking for some code that did something close to the wonderfull RoR's ActiveRecord. I stepped by this site. Its PHP-ActiveRecord! I found it amazing, and ...
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WSOD 3.9.1 – Tried Everything so far

Hoping someone can help me troubleshoot my White Screen of Death. Site Info: WP 3.9.1 (just upgraded) PHP Version: 5.4 (just upgraded) Single Version Many other installs of WP on this server (with ...