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

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dbDelta not installing database

I'm not sure why this isn't running. When I output dbDelta it says that it created the table, but it doesn't. I think my SQL is valid. Taking everything out between id and UNIQUE KEY results in the ...
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Deleted empty posts - menu gone

I just discovered that my site had a lot of posts with no title and content. I thought it was empty posts I had created when misclicking on create post instead of create page, so I sent them to trash. ...
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Brandoo WordPress Unable to Update to WordPress 4.2.2

I have two Brandoo WordPress sites on Azure. Today I recieved a security alert from Microsoft to update to 4.2.2. However, when I try to update WordPress gets stuck in an infinite loop between two ...
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Wordpress database import: Row size too large

I've done a dump of my Wordpress database using Windows's command prompt: mysqldump -u username -p databasename > filename.sql Then, on a different server, imported it using: mysql -u username ...
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Alternative functions for mysql_free_result and mysql_ping in wordpress functions

what are the alternative function for mysql_free_result and mysql_ping in WordPress functions , does WordPress function provides all the functions like php ? is it necessary to Free result memory for ...
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How to share plugin created database tables between two WordPress sites

I have two WordPress installs. One is a subdomain (Blog 2) and the other is the root domain (Blog 1). All tables are installed in same database. I am already sharing the users table, but am also ...
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How to query the WordPress database to get posts of a certain custom post type, taxonomy and field?

I have a custom post type named store and I have a custom taxonomy city, I also have a meta box with a field that is stored with update_post_meta( $post_id, 'store_postal_code', $postal_code ); it ...
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Custom form that store input in database

I have never used WordPress before, but have done a lot of programming. But what is the normal way of making customs forms? I need to create a form where a user fill some input fields and on submit ...
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Function to retrieve IDs of posts, cache results, and improve wp_query

I'm looking to optimize db performance by creating a function that retrieves IDs of posts in a certain category and caches results. So instead of having a query like: SELECT … WHERE 1=1 AND ...
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Can I store my custom comment_type into wp_comments table?

I'm developing a system where a post can have multiple replies/feedbacks. As of now I's storing each of the comments as a serialized postmeta. But just today I figured out that I can use the existing ...
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WordPress and SQL - Update and Insert from another table if column value doesn't exist

Stuck with some mysql for my wordpress site. All within 1 DB. I am attempting to update wp_options table from wp_2_options (Multisite). They both have option_name (unique_key) and option_value ...
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Multisite database upgrade SSL error

I have upgraded my Multisite setup WordPress to 3.6.1. And after that, when I do Network Upgrade > Database Upgrade it's showing: Warning! Problem updating http://www.example.com/site1. Your ...
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live site do not update after importing sql database

My live website is not updating after importing sql database from wamp local server until last time all went perfect but last night I was not able to see the changes live made in local. what I did: ...
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Database location in Wordpress

I have created my website in WordPress and want to transfert it in my domain created with ipage. I am not able to locate the WordPress database. Can you help me? How is the format or extention of DB ...
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count click on link class on posts and add it to custom field

I have 4 links on each of my posts (facebook, twitter, etc ...), what I'm trying to do, is that everytime someone click on one of this link, i'll have a counter incremented, and store the reslut in a ...
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Deleting a category from WordPress admin does it remove it completely from the database?

When you delete a category in the admin of WordPress does it completely remove it from the database? I had a few categories with the same naming conventions (different slugs) but now deleting any ...
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How to import wp_options rows from Wordpress admin?

Is there any plugin, script or solution to importing rows from wp_options into another Wordpress site via the Wordpress admin? For example import a .sql file that has the rows needed that upon ...
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Embed a Google Sheet as you view it in a separate tab?

Is it possible to embed a Google Sheet as you view it in a separate tab like in this website? I have tried to use Publish to the web or the plugin Inline Google Spreadsheet Viewer but it just embed ...
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Error message on blog posts only on my local environment [closed]

I copied all my WP files from the server to my local WAMP as a dev-environment. Everything works smoothly except when viewing a blog post. I get a good output of all the ...
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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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How to intercept update_option() before it saves data?

I am working with redux framework and need to save theme option values to a file right before it is saved in DB. Is there a way to intercept update_option() right before it saves data in DB?
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Sending WordPress database information to cross domain the safe way?

I want to send my options and WP_user database information to my AWS server from my WP site's database. I heard using PHP'cURL is not recommended. I want a safe solution so please aid me in the right ...
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Inserting dynamic content into a page

I see this subject comes up regularly but have not seen an answer to my specific requirement yet. I'm trying to use a WordPress page as a template and insert database-sourced content (about 20 or so ...
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Transforming an wp_options database array into a javascript obect?

In my WP code I grab my options information as such $options = get_option("kaipo_plugin_options"); The array that I print out looks as follows ...
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How to show same posts on different WordPress installs?

I have 2 websites using WordPress on the same server and the same database with spesific prefixes. I want to show the posts of the first site in the second site. For example: I have 100 posts in ...
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Detecting errors generated by $wpdb->get_results()

How do I detect errors when using $wpdb->get_results()? For example: $result = $wpdb->get_results("SELECT * FROM this is not a valid query"); The preceding code doesn't generate any exceptions ...
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Shared table across network

Im currently creating a plugin that will read an xml file and import the data into 4 tables on a wordpress multisite. the tables are rather large, with ALOT of columns, so the post table is not ...
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Can not manually create a database ( db, user, pass ) for a plugin

So I was working on a plugin and I needed to cache some third party API access, and I needed to manually create a database upon plugin activation or upgrade. The caching stuff needs a database host ( ...
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how to read database fields

Can someone please explain how to read the letters, numbers, and colons in the wordpress database? For example: a:1:{s:13:"administrator";b:1;} in the wp-capabilities table. Thanks!
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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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Media library images “missing” after migrating them using SQL

I am migrating a lot of posts from an old site to a new site, and these posts have a lot of Advanced Custom Field "relationship" data attached to them. Because of this, I want to keep all of the ids ...
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DB connection error after copying a WordPress Multisite instance to a second location

Here's my setup. I have a Multisite instance running at http://example.com, and I want to do development and staging. Moving an existing Multisite instance of WP onto localhost is a nightmare, so I'm ...
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Error establishing a database connection - Multi-site with subsite don't exisit [duplicate]

I have a multi site setup to which I have placed define( 'NOBLOGREDIRECT', 'http://www.example.com' ); In the wp-config.php file However when I visit a site which dose not exist (e.g. ...
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Converting WordPress into Android or iPhone app

I've had a request from my client to convert their WordPress website into an App for Android and iPhone. I've looked around at a number of options and it seems doable especially for just the blog ...
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Count & Display Database Queries

I'm looking for an solution how I can count and display all queries in a WordPress site. Does anybody know, if there is an good plugin? Otherwise it would be an solution to check the queries on the ...
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Shared Members between two different wordpress installations with different databases

I have two wordpress installations with same host with different folders. Each installation uses its own database. I mean, database are separated. I am not using one database for two wordpress ...
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Include plugin form in the home page

I created a Wordpress plugin, which allows the admin to add information through a form, and it is saved in the database. I'm trying to link each photo that I upload in the Media library with a form. ...
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Why WordPress choose data serialization over json_encode?

In my little age with WordPress, I've seen WordPress itself and its friendly plugins are using PHP serialize() in storing data into db in many cases. But in a recent search I found a serious community ...
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Get data from database using $WPDB

I'm missing something here. I simply want to get data from my database. So I tried this but keeps giving me an error. global $wpdb; $sql = "SELECT * FROM $wpdb->postmeta WHERE group='$group'"; ...
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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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Return image urls with specific base string?

I have two wordpress sites on the same server (for ref call them site1 and site2). site2 hotlinks some images from site1. The problem is I recently used a CDN on site1 and told the CDN to disable ...
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dbDelta Not Working

I have some code with dbDelta that I'm trying to use to create a new database table for my plugin: <?php global $mm_importer_version; $mm_importer_version = '1.0'; function mm_install() { ...
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version control for wordpress? (wordpress folder and database at same time)

I am familiar with version control to some extent. I have been using git and github for school purposes. Now when I use wordpress it makes sense that I can use git when developing on my local ...
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How to relate 3 wordpress components with each other (Create database relationships)

Alright, so I have these 3 website parts: Gallery (that has) Artist Place A gallery can have only one artist and one place An artist can have many galleries A place can have many galleries When I ...
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Selecting NULL value from the database

I have a database with columns that are allowed to be NULL. Whenever I run a query against this database using $wpdb->get_results the columns that are NULL are always returned with an actual ...
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Link wordpress with a SQl + MongoDB + .NET

This may sound a bit crazy, I have a website using different DB, One SQl; one MongoDB, and a .net API I would really really love to be able to move this to a wordpress installation ( or Magento). ...
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Optimising amount of calls to custom fields

I have this code fragment in my codebase: foreach($this->adverisers as $adveriser) { $this->data[$adveriser->name]['image'] = bfi_thumb(get_post_meta($adveriser->ID, ...
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What am I doing wrong here? WordPress database error

I'm just trying to insert values into custom table of wordpress and it throws me this error WordPress database error: [You have an error in your SQL syntax; check the manual that corresponds to ...
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How to make post title determine category in wordpress

Is there any way to assign a post automatically to a category depending on the title of the post ! Suppose : Post title - This is a test post I want the post to automitically assign to category ...
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Export / import Wordpress database

Is there a proper way of exporting and importing a big WordPress MySQL database to a new database? When I tried to do that in the standard way I run into 2 issues: All widgets disappeared and I had ...