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

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Storing user submitted forms [closed]

I was wondering what's the best way to create a form which can only be seen by registered users. The main idea I'd like to achieve here is for users to log in and gain access to a page where there's ...
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Advanced SELECT query with condtional statements

I am having trouble understanding the proper way to write an advanced select query. I have the following the code here. if (!empty($_GET['3321body_type'])) { $bt = $_GET['3321body_type']; ...
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What's a good strategy for planning WordPress DB growth?

Hoping for some feedback on the topic of optimizing and staying on top of performance as a WordPress database grows... to paint a picture.... let's say you have a WordPress / Buddypress MU site that ...
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The plugin generated x characters of unexpected output, $wpdb not defined

I've written a simple Wordpress plugin to create a new database table. The new table ought to be created when the plugin is activated. When I try to activate the plugin, I get the following error: ...
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Solution for database version control and deployment?

Currently i use a dump script and commit the database to the git repo. --skip-extended-insert --skip-comments --skip-dump-date means that a diff can give me a fair idea of what has changed, but it ...
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Updating options into the wp database performance

I have a question about the performance of my plugin. On the settings page of my plugin I have about 20 options the user can change (checkboxes, dropdown and normal text inputs). Currently I just ...
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Is there any way to recover deleted menu from database sql backup

i accidently deleted my main menu but i have a .sql database backup file and i want to recover my menu from this file. Is it possible? Thanks.
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Redirect Issue: Wordpress database

I have an issue with my wordpress site that seems to relate to the settings in wordpress. However, it seems to go into a redirect loop. I can confirm upon a fresh installation the issue disappears. I ...
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How does one change the posts database table of a site?

I am currently in the process of developing a mobile site to accompany a site that I have been operating for a while. I came up with the idea to use multisite to create a second site with a ...
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How can I store data from custom fields to custom tables?

I know how to make custom fields for my custom post types. I also know there is the Advanced Custom Fieldsplugin. But I need to know how I can store my custom fields in my custom post type to my ...
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Safely store code(html/js..) into database

So I'm working on a small plugin, and this plugin allows users to save data to my db. This data is mostly plain text but 3 fields are will have tags inside them. 1 field can be used to save all kind ...
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WordPress Theme Migration Local to Live Assets Not Loading

I have a fully working custom WordPress theme built off underscores served up locally via MAMP. Normally when migrating to a live server, I move over the wp-content directory and the .sql file, ...
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Error establishing database connection on app engine

Error establishing database connection on app engine after deploying wordpress. I got an error Notice: Undefined property: batcache::$query in ...
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WPDB Insert or if exists Update

I'm not crazy familiar with WPDB or SQL in general but I have a custom table for my project and I'm trying to assign some metadata to it. What I'd "like" to happen is if a row exists, update it and if ...
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Using Disqus, how to stop storing comments in wp database?

I'm using disqus comments system, but it keeps storing the comments in the wordpress database as well. Is there way to disable option to store comments in wordpress database because I don't see any ...
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trying to update post meta in bulk

I have been trying to arrange my site so that my URL structure is set to domain.com/collection/%collection%/%product-group% Where %collection% is a taxonomy term, collection is the index, and ...
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Where is the old post permalink slug stored?

I published an article with permalink slug: http://domain.com/writing Then after publishing, I changed the permalink slug to writing-lorem. Now, whenever I visit /writing, it redirects to ...
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Unserializeing multiple column values that are stored in one database results variable

Lately i have created a custom template to search for data in a database, and also displaying it, by the use of checkboxes. So, a user can select multiple checkboxes to search data on and the query ...
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WP_Options high

I have a site where the options_id field in the wp_options table have grown very, very large. After a month and a half after the installation the auto_increment value is now at over 10 million. ...
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Save custom meta box data to database

I have a custom post type Events. Under Events, I have a custom meta box which selects the time and data of the event: <?php $meta_boxes[] = array( 'id' => 'event_date_option', 'title' ...
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GET user's metadata, list it in descending order and GET user's list number

I have a custom user metadata with meta_key reputation. The value is numeric. It is like a points system. The higher value the user has, the higher reputation they have. How do I GET where each user ...
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Weird issue with database migration and SSL links

I want to move my database to my another mirror server (for testing & stuff). My original one is using SSL and I am forcing it to do so. When I migrate with DB Migrate plugin, the non-ssl server ...
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Getting data from database and use it to complete a form

I have the following files: Main plugin file: <?php /* Plugin Name: FixFormData Description: If you want to autocomplete a form with existing data, this plugin is for you. ...
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Can posts have parents?

Are posts supposed to have parents? If so, what would that mean for a post to have a parent? Also, if there are some constraints to posts having parents, then where is that enforced? Not in the DB as ...
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Link to handle $_GET request

I have a set of items retrieved from a database custom table that work. So believe me that $ticket->ID outputs some integer. Say I want to delete some of them. While printing them I offer a link to ...
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Update image links in database

I recently changed the URL of a wordpress site and I can't seem to find some of the image links I was able to update most of the links in the wp_posts tables update wp_posts set guid = REPLACE(guid, ...
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insert data in database table from plugin with WP3.1

I am quite new in WP Plugin World. I am trying to develop a plugin in WP 3.1 when I am trying to insert data into my table named "wp_enam" in the following way: $wpdb->insert($wpdb->enam, ...
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Child parent relationship inside WP DB

i am a .net user so i am unfamiliar with not using a foreign key inside of the database. On my WP application, user's are able to create videos on the application, the videos are stored on a ...
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Show WP content on different PHP Sites

we are about to start developing a big dynamic web project (Probably on ZF2) which will have some modules&tabs to act as CMS module (displaying news, galleries, posts etc). Let's assume we have ...
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Wordpress sync with phpbb

How can i sync the wordpress database users with phpbb database users so i can log on each one with the same user at any time and if there`s no user created for the wordpress to log in with the phpbb ...
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Reset postmeta entries every month

I have this currently running on my site, which counts how many times each 'post' has been viewed, adds one view to the count and then saves it in postmeta: function getPostViews($postID){ $count_key ...
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What's wrong with my $wpdb query?

I'm just trying to query the first user, but it outputs this error, WordPress database error: [You have an error in your SQL syntax; check the manual that corresponds to your MySQL server version for ...
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WordPress plugin DB upgrade

I am writing plugin. I have added 1 custom table in database. Suppose my plugin's current version is 1.0 After few days i am upgrading plugin and now its version 1.2. Same for after some time and now ...
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Accidentally deleted active_plugins portion of the wp_options DB table

Ok, so I'm pretty sure I'm screwed here, because I do not have a database backup, but I figured I'd ask just in case. Within PhpMyAdmin, I meant to just go to the wp_options table and empty out ...
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how to store arrays into a database

I'm trying the store multiple rows into a database. The number of fields will change. Below is the way that I use to store just one row. <?php if(isset($_POST['save'])){ ...
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phpMyAdmin error #1062 - Duplicate entry '1' for key 'PRIMARY'

I'm new to PHP! I'm trying to import an SQL file using phpMyAdmin through a GoDaddy cPanel(please don't make fun of me) Here's a full readout -- -- Dumping data for table `wp_commentmeta` -- INSERT ...
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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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Where are wordpress custom types stored?

Where are custom types stored? Because when a custom type is created, in wp_posts, the post type is set to the <new_custom_post_type>. But where are the details of the new custom post type ...
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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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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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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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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 ...