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

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How to use “TRUNCATE TABLE” MySQL statement?

I have tried dbDelta and $wpdb->query, they does not work. Does anyone has any ideas?
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How to track a users progress through pages by inserting data into Wordpress Database?

My website users can learn British Sign Language through Video Tuts, Quizzes and games etc. I would like to track the users progress through the pages of the course and add that data to a Wordpress ...
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how to add limit records in wordpress query

I have this query which is returning the all records from database whose type is equal to 'quote2'. No I want to know how to limit the record. I mean I just want to show last 10 records added in the ...
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Easiest Way to Authenticate WP Users Using an External DB?

I have been looking for the best/easiest way to share users on a WP blog (in a subfolder) with the MAIN site's user database so that people do not have to register/log in on the WP blog when already ...
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Querying multiple meta_keys in Wordpress SQL query

Here's my Query... I'm looking to narrow this query down to users of one specific role ("meta_key = 'wp_capabilities' AND meta_value = 'employee'")...how do I add that additional conditional to this ...
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How to display data from db in select list [closed]

I wonder what it's wrong in my code. I can't get all of data in column "adres". In result I only have the lest record. Thanks for help. global $wpdb; $result = $wpdb->get_results ("SELECT ...
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How do I authenticate/turn off a plugin remotely for plugin SaaS like functionality?

I have a client whom we created a custom plugin for. We are charging monthly for access to this plugin but the only way we have to disable it is manually in the Wordpress admin. How would I go about ...
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Broken Images After DB Name Change

I have a problem I have been unsuccessful in troubleshooting or finding other questions and answers for. My site was displaying fine. I changed the name of my database from "mydomain_beta" to ...
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How can I safely increase the character limit for post passwords?

When I want to protect a post on one of my blogs, I like to use a passphrase instead of a password (albeit purely for the sake of creativity, not security — they're stored plainly anyway). However, ...
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How to fetch records from database WordPress

index.php: <?php $new=$wpdb->query("select * from wp_posts where post_title='Auto Draft'"); $new1=mysql_fetch_row($new); echo $new1[0]; ?> How to fetch record from database? How ...
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Getting data from a table using a query

I’m starting with WordPress and I have a lot of problems and doubts. I’m trying to display on a page data stored in a table of my database. I have a table named Customers (id, name, surname, phone). ...
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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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How can I delete orphan keys in WordPress database tables?

In particular in table wp_options. After almost 2 years of blog production it seems increased a lot, and I don't know how many crap is in there. Do you know a plugin that works with WordPress 3.0 or ...
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Weird characters in title if it contain “ ”

If my post title contain “ ” all the title stored in the database title column in weird characters like this ...
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Customize wordpress search query

Would this method parse_query of the WP_Query class allow a custom search query to a custom table? WP_Query I ask because the Codex says " To customize the query append additional arguments to ...
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How to populate custom field dropdown box based on prior selection?

I have two dropdown boxes for a search that uses custom fields and I need the second dropbown box to be populated depending on the results of the first box. So far I have: <form role="search" ...
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Should I use custom taxonomies or not?

I'm building a plugin which features an custom post type Events. Now I would like to add functionality to support venues. I think a custom taxonomy could do, but I'm not so sure, because I would like ...
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Importing Concrete5 content to WordPress

Are there any tools out there to convert content from a Concrete5 database to something WordPress can use? I have a client that may switch over, and would like to avoid manually copying content over ...
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Given two custom post types: Automatically add meta fields from one custom post type to another

Custom post type "Company" has: Restaurant name field Restaurant description field ..and other more fields Custom post type "Restaurant" has: Restaurant name field Restaurant description field ...
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Posts and Pages not showing on admin, but showing in theme

I've just transferred a WordPress install over from and old IIS server set up by our client, to our new Lunix based VPS. Whether that is relevant or not, i'm not sure. I've changed all the usual ...
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help in applying pagination retrieve the data from database

I'm following the tutorial here http://wpengineer.com/2426/ on how to apply pagination in wordpress. Now he said "As pointed out in the comment the array_slice is only necessary because we use sample ...
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custom post type for custom talbe

Where would I start if I want to have a custom post created each time data was submitted from a form on the front page for non-logged in users? I have the script set up to send the data to a custom ...
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insert data from form to custom table

I have a custom form set up on a custom page template. I need the submitted data to be saved in custom table. What am I missing since this isn't send the data? The code I'm using: ...
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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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How do I use update_option to give me a new option name each time a form is submitted? [duplicate]

How do I use update_option to give me a new option name each time a form is submitted? The code I'm using now overwrites the database value. Instead I need to have a new address saved each time. The ...
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save new data to wp_options non-post form

I have a form on my front-page. It sends the entered address to Google API and returns the JSON to wp_options. That works fine. I am using update_option to do that, so it rewrites the meta_key each ...
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access JSON results from wordpress database with wpdb

I have JSON results from Google API added to to wp_options table. At this point I just need to echo the specific elements. Namely, the coordinates. The option_name I have is py_menu_item. One of the ...
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Second ezSQL initialization for MSSQL

We are trying to pull data from a second database into Wordpress. The secondary database is used internally to store data, and Wordpress (also only used internal) is partially used to display some of ...
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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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WooCommerce with thousands of products - site is very slow - optimize db queries?

So far I've got around 8,000 products in my WooCommerce and the product page on the front end takes several seconds to load, even after caching. My VPS host says that I should have multiple ...
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Pull Data from DB for Admin Page Display as Relates to Admin Page Class by BA Internet

Why do developers make it so darn hard to use the tools they develop? Don't answer, I already know :) Have had some success using this: https://github.com/bainternet/Admin-Page-Class ...to develop a ...
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WP_Query Performance Issues with meta_query

I'm working on a custom template for a new theme that uses a WP_Query instance to select posts from 2 post types with 2 custom fields that are NOT empty. Depending on the section of the site, a ...
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wp_users user_status field

I have found an answer to my question here but it's 7 years old. I simply want to know if I can use this column for my own purposes. I'm planning to use the user_activation_key column to store a ...
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Any harm in pointing my dev Wordpress installation to my production database?

I have a dev instance of a public website that I maintain, and while they are very similar, there are differences between the site structure of the development instance and the production website. ...
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Get content from other database table based on an ID and rewrite URL

I am currently using WordPress with SEO friendly permalinks. One page of my website is a special one though, let's call it http://example.org/locales. It is using a custom page template that loads ...
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Why are my WordPress post queries so slow?

I'm working on a larger WordPress site and trying to troubleshoot why my site is so slow. I've installed W3 Total Cache and have run multiple page speed and plugin tests with no luck. What's strange ...
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Sub-domain or 2nd, temporary different domain?

I'm developing a Wordpress site for a website that already exists (that's not currently using Wordpress). The current website cannot be taken down until the new Wordpress site is ready to replace it. ...
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Synchronizing Two WordPress Sites Content

I've googled a lot, and I do have found answers at WordPress SE and at stackoverflow.com. However, the answers are somewhat incomplete or doesn't work at all. Here I'll explain my problem in detail, ...
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MS Access to manage WordPress Database

Now I don't believe this is practical or possible without a large amount of development. My client's old site used MS Access to manage the user's profiles on his old website. His new site uses ...
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Wordpress ERD mistake?

I just had a look at the ERD of the Wordpress CMS system and I think I found a mistake... Check the relation between the wp_term_taxonomy and the wp_terms table: ...
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Advice needed for importing custom field data and database structure

Looking for advice for the best method to accomplish the following. I have a custom page template with several custom fields/taxonomy. The data needed for these custom fields actually resides in ...
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Can I use MariaDB instead of MySQL in wordpress?

Is it possible to use MariaDB instead of MySQL in Wordpress installation? If possible: how do I do that? Is there any drawback or complexities?
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/var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock

I'm using Wordpress v.3.4.2 and today I've tried to update to the v.3.7.1 using all possible ways but in all of them I got the following error "Can't estabilish database connection", and since I was ...
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How WordPress attaches its Featured Images with posts?

I'm working on a WP_Query(), where I'm trying to fetch all the images using 'post_type' => attachment and 'post_parent_in' => array( 1688 )(I want to pass some more post_ids) along with other ...
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Using Dynamic Data Pulled from a MySQL Table in a WordPress Page

I'd like to pull data from a mySQL database and put it in some tables in a WP page. I'm using WP 3.1.1. Imagine that I've got a table of sales figures that I want to pull from a mySQL database and ...
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Ajax with jQuery UI dialog not working

I am trying to update my custom database table when changes are made in a dialog box. The script for the dialog box and ajax call is as follows - jQuery(document).ready(function($){ $("td > ...
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How long is “as long as possible” in wp_cache_set()?

The documentation for wp_cache_set() says that if you pass in 0 for $expire (which is also the default), then it is cached for "as long as possible". How long is this? What determines it? Are we ...
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Do WordPress Permalinks Refer to a Lookup Table in the Database?

I'm trying to figure out how to rewrite URLs while dropping the original parameter (whether it's a number or text); basically exactly what WP does with it's clean permalinks Does a database lookup ...
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How to recover Wordpress on GoDaddy hosting after reseting database password?

I did reset my database password, so I could enter the phpMyAdmin, but now my Wordpress installation can't connect to the database. I tried to access the "wp-config.php" (should be at ...
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Plugins folder broken-No website functionality

After some plugin updates caused me to receive a database error, I was unable to access my dashboard. I changed the name of the plugins folder in FTP and it came back online. I then deleted my ...