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

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Problem in adding new site on WP multisite

It's for two or three months that this problem exists in WordPress multisite and I'm still waiting for a solution or an update. When adding new site, I get this error: Warning: preg_match() ...
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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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Design problems when exporting remote database for local development

A remote host is running Wordpress 3.6.1, and Wordpress needs to be upgraded. The plan is to make a local copy, do the upgrade of files and database, confirm things work, and then publish this local ...
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Can't Install WordPress (local) Failed to open file wp-includes/wp-db.php

Title kinda says it all. Trying to install WP locally and I get the following error when trying to use the wp-config.php generator UI: Warning: mysqli_real_connect(): (HY000/2002): No such file or ...
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Help me filter get_adjacent_post

I'm not keen on private posts interspersed with published posts on the front end, so I'm writing a plugin that seeks to segregate and separate them out. As part of this I want to modify the post ...
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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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Buddypress avatar image in database [closed]

I want to get path of buddy-press profile pic directly in database to be used on other then word-press platform but i am not able to find it in database.. because i can't use buddy-press functions in ...
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remove missing image attachments

Best way to programatically remove attachments that are missing images? I ask because after using a caching plugin, I have images that have been input in the database as attachments that don't ...
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WP Database Table to CSV file

I'm working on creating a script that takes a custom WordPress database table and exports it into a CSV file. I cannot seem to get it to work. Can someone help me out <?php $parse_uri = explode( ...
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Change setting name in Customizer and keep the data

I created a theme while back when I was new to Customizer API and for some weird reasons I named theme settings as: $wp_customize->add_setting('thefunk_theme_options[header_color] Instead of just ...
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How to define composite keys with dbDelta()

I am getting error while trying to create a table with dbDelta() and composite primary key. The sql is pretty straight forward. $sql = "CREATE TABLE {$wpdb->prefix}voicemail_call ( user_id ...
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Post Meta for Custom Post Types

I am using WordPress to build a job website and a huge portion of my website is involved with storing and retrieving user information to and from the database. There are three types of custom posts ...
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Getting id of poll from WP database

So I have a php statement: $latest_pollsid that contains a number which increases by 1 every time a specific form is submitted. I am reading this statement into several functions and for one of these ...
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wp_posts table: safely remove unused columns to save database storage

i search about it on google but didn't find any thing. I want to remove my wordpress wp_posts table's unused columns, to save my database storage... I know if table column is empty it will not ...
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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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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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$wpdb->get_var - What value is returned when zero records are found?

I have the following code: $queryPermission = $wpdb->get_var( $wpdb->prepare("SELECT Active FROM testers WHERE user_id = '$user_id' ")); ...
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Connect to live db whilst working locally

Please excuse my ignorance, as I'm entirely self taught (HTML, CSS, and some JS and PHP) as a hobby, and SSH is all fairly new to me. I originally built a static website for my wife's childminding ...
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Issue with foreach on duplicate meta_key's

Im storing using add_user_meta custom values that get sent to the front page of the website. Here is the php code. $user_query = new WP_User_Query( array( 'fields' => 'ID' ) ); ...
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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`" ) ); ...
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Can't get URL rewrite to work for participants database plugin

I am fairly new to WordPress, but here we go. For the past 18 hours or so, I have tried every method I have found on the internet in an attempt to force the url example.com/file/?pdb=3 to become ...
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Custom fields not getting saved in the databse when added to the add new user profile page

I want to save the custom field values in the wp-users table. Do I have to create the fields(client and user_groups) in the table or it gets created automatically when the data gets saved into the ...
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Logins from WP users table use on another page

I'm creating new website and I want use logins from WP table wp_users. I have problem with password encryption. I tried something with PasswordHash(8, True) but it generated string, which doesn't ...
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Backup the Database and Restore from the Backup?

I am using WordPress 3 and would like to backup the database to my computer (a Mac). My webhost is using PHP safe mode, so that sometimes limits what plugins I can use. What is a good way to do a ...
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Delete all post meta except featured image

My aim is to clear up my database entries. I did a migration from blogger which added many useless post_meta. I found a plugin (db reset) that has the option to reset/delete all post meta. However if ...
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Does anyone know what the wp_snp_stats table is? Maybe I was hacked?

Nothing is pulling up in Google. I've got a good handle on all my plugins that create custom tables. If you're familiar with this table, please let me know. Or else I have a long road ahead. Thx
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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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Associating special meaning with user id 0

I'm writing a plugin that creates a custom table holding data which is linked to a user account with a user_id field. Now if that users account would be deleted for any reason I would like to set that ...
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Get value form wordpress database

I'm sorry if this ambiguous but I'll try my best I have the following php code from a WordPress Plugin $url = 'http://mydomain.com/'.$ListingID.'/'; I need to define a value for $ListingID The ...
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Upload wordpress from localhost to 000webhost

I want to know how to upload wordpress localhost to server with plugin and filezila i tried many times but failed. When I'm upload wordpress through filezila database cannot connect to the site. Tell ...
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inserting a post from an extern php file but post content doesn't show on wp site

I'm doing a php file that insert post's on my wordpress site. I'm filling all the fields in wp_posts, but the content doesn't shows on my wordpress site. I wonder if it's because the categories are ...
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Post links behaving weirdly after migrating DB to Amazon

I have partially successfully migrated a local DB for a WordPress site I was working on. I imported the new DB using phpmyadmin and move the template and seems to be working fine. The only thing that ...
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Least expensive way to get table prefix in multisite installation

I am writing an api that will have to handle extremely high volumes of calls so, in short, I can not afford to load the WordPress core every call. I have no problem building the API to use the ...
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Error: SELECT SQL_CALC_FOUND_ROWS

My php error_log keep showing this message, WordPress database error Unknown column 'wp_postmeta.meta_value' in 'order clause' for query SELECT SQL_CALC_FOUND_ROWS wp_posts.ID FROM wp_posts WHERE ...
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update_post() on all databases of a multisite wordpress

I want to change a certain option from every single site of a multisite networks. I wrote the following that I hope will update all databases $allSites = wp_get_sites(); foreach (allSites as ...
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WP_Query with page_ids in arguments without a result

I want to get some pages with WP_Query: $resume_args = array(); $resume_args['post_type'] = 'resume'; $resume_args['posts_per_page'] = -1; //$resume_args['page_id'] = array(9046, 9346); //No ...
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Why do wordpress store pages/posts within the database instead of files? [closed]

I don't understand why wordpress stores that kind of data: posts' content and pages' content, directly within the database instead of storing it in the filesystem and referencing them in the database ...
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How do I make this Metabox show current DB value?

<p> <?php $options = get_option( 'city' ); $names = explode( PHP_EOL, $options ); ?> <label for="City" class="timeshare-row-title"><?php _e( ...
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WordPress security [closed]

I created a website for my customer via wordpress and I uploaded it in their server ..we assume the user have the access in the whole server ..is it possible to protect this website from being used in ...
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/wp-admin/install.php redirecting to 123-reg

This is my first time installing wordpress via FTP, and the first time to an existing host and domain (I normally use EvoHosting, since it's automatic) I've gotten to the stage where I'm heading to ...
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Delete all posts of a custom post type—efficiently

I'm looking for a safe and fast way to delete all of one custom post type's posts. Using get_posts() and wp_delete_post() for each returned post does not work; it's not fast enough due to the sheer ...
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I need to get an array from the wordpress database

I need to convert this code //This creates an array from the database and allows us to use it later in the jquery //CREATE SQL STATEMENT $sql_locations = "SELECT * FROM tbllocations"; //EXECUTE SQL ...
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How to write Hebrew characters?

Our database is set to: define(‘DB_CHARSET’, ‘utf8’); define(‘DB_COLLATE’, ”); As a result, entered Hebrew characters in a post are turned into question marks (?) on saving of the post. What is the ...
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Issue “Error establishing a database connection” problem.

Here's the situation. I needed to create a copy of the website online so that I could redesign it and collaborate with others to redo the content. Consequently: I copied a website (example.org) to ...
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Need help for creating custom table on wordpress

I'm trying to learn how to create and use custom tables on wpdb for a plugin that I'm going to build. So far I've seen a bunch of tutorials and know how to create a table but I'm facing problems ...
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Export User Info into CSV - Additional Column (post_title)

I'm using the 'Export Users to CSV' a plugin for wordpress. By default, The plugin only extracts wp_users and wp_usermeta I have been wanting to add post_title column from wp_posts. I was able to ...
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get backup file from wordpress database in x days

I have a wordpress website with so many posts and custom fields located in meta table. What I have to do is to make backup from each 30 days (for posts and postsmeta table) and append it to my last ...
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Inserting Post Meta From SQL

I'm trying to get post meta to be updated/replaced with $wpdb and running into issues. I have working SQL, but cannot get it work when coding it up for my WP plugin. Extra note: The post meta being ...
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Why does $wpdb return strings for mysql integer values?

I find it very inconvenient and hard to understand that the default behavior of the Wordpress db-interface is to convert all integer (and float?) types to strings. e.g $wp_posts = ...
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Database migrations because of docker

Assuming I dockerize my wordpress environment to easily transport it to other developers. This is no other than putting the hole installation on a VPS or Vagrantbox. My point is. The DEVs have a copy ...