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

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Using Vagrant for customizable Wordpress Multi-sites

Background: My partner and I have a goal to create a customizable vagrant project that uses Wordpress multi site, as a local development environment. Ideal Use Case: Various developers on our team ...
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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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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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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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How to prevent/delay MySQL connections when an object cache is used?

We are using an object cache backed by memcached, however I think that WordPress will still connect to MySQL on every page load, which shouldn't be needed if all queries can be handled by the object ...
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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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Linking Custom Fields to Database Records

Hey there im fairly new to wordpress and php, but have a strong programming/database background. I recently learned about custom fields and am wondering if it is at all possible to do the following ...
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How to display posts by vote count and if no value continue with latest posts with no votes?

Maybe someone can help me with this. I want to display posts by votes. Users can only vote up. So what I want is - the most voted posts by vote count on top and then latest posts with no votes. The ...
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Does auto_load to 'no' in wp_options improve performance

I am trying to improve the performance of a wordpress based blog. I am looking at wp_options table and am thinking to set the column auto_load to 'no'. Does it have any side-effect on the site ...
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Query Wordpress database by registered date and role

I would like to get the display name and email address for all users who have registered to my multisite today with the role of subscriber. It needs to be an SQL query as it's used outside of the WP ...
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Create custom column in post table in wordpress

I want to add two custom field to table wp_posts, and that I need for my plugin. now to enable these fields I have changed core file of wordpress wordpress/wp-admin/post.php $data = compact( array( ...
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How to use default WP form elements to interact with custom DB table?

I know about the use of Custom Post Types, but in this case I do need to use a custom database table (FYI: it's a table that is IP-based shared with another non-WP website). In wp-admin, I'd like to ...
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Importing Data from a Non-WordPress database, into WP

I'm migrating data from a totally different database style into WP. The main issue I'm trying to wrap my head around is how to import any meta data, given that WP uses a key value pair style for meta ...
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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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cross-site custom menu

i have a multisite whice i want to separate because its unneccery as two of my sites are on the same DATABASE and all i need is actually the dynamic custom menus which i have built in the main site(to ...
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how to migrate wpmu from one host to the other?

this issus is different fromm How to migrate wordpress users from one blog to another since i am using WPMU, i have backup the database, and then import it to the other host, also i have changed the ...
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page not updating with database

I have code which updates the database fine, but the page doesn't update correctly! I have to refresh the page a second time for it to update correctly. Here is the code below ...
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Updating ACF field with external data

For our articles on our Wordpress site, we would like to display article analytics that are collected weekly for each manuscript. We have these native custom fields for each post: Article Views PDF ...
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Create Pages for database content

i added a custom table to the wordpress database with a list of names and a description. I wrote a custom function to display all the names in a table. Now i want to have an extra page for every name ...
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Local host to server import problem

I made my site at local host using WordPress 3.6. I have a backup of the database, but when I try to import it to the live site using WordPress 4.1, I receive the following error: Sorry, there ...
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Wordpress dbdelta a semicolon

I have a query, something like this $drzava ="CREATE TABLE IF NOT EXISTS`wp_drzava` ( `ID` int(11) NOT NULL AUTO_INCREMENT, `Kod` varchar(2) NOT NULL, `Naziv` varchar(100) NOT NULL, ...
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Insert double entry in DB

I created plugin and my plugin create new Table in DB. My problem is when user type something in field firstname, lastname... and click on button Submit, that go to my table and that is ok.. but then ...
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How do I properly update the Wordpress database password?

A site that I manage was recently compromised and I am going through the steps to harden and re-secure the site. I would like to change the MySql database password and want to make sure I do not take ...
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I moved my site to another server, wp admin works so does the front page, but posts don't work

Pretty much summed up everything in the title. I can see the posts in wp admin, but when I hit the "View" link they return a 404 not found. Do you have any idea why this is happening? As a note: I ...
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What's the database relationship between a post and its attachments

I'm creating a custom import script to migrate CSV data into wordpress. Each post has a series of attachments that must come with it. Following chapter 14 (importing via a custom mysql script) in the ...
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importing data into wordpress db

Hi I am currently using wordpress 4.0 multisite(bitnami multisite stack) and am using WPMU directory plugin to create business reviews directory. Have some custom fields created using custompress ...
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How to fetch results from database

I'm attempting to customize a wordpress theme. I've added custom field cp_job with form submission. This indicates if the ad is either Buyer(Buying services) or Seller(selling services), which is now ...
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How to have WP Search widget index dynamically generated content?

I'm working on an adoption site and the company has a database that contains all their adoptive families. I have a page that contains a small line of shortcode which pulls every family within the ...
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Which is less DB intensive in the loop: custom taxonomies or meta fields?

If I'm checking for a certain variable for each post in the loop, is it less DB intensive to specify that variable using custom taxonomies or meta fields?
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I broke database after reuploading local version - what exactly happened? Database error

The site was already working but since I wanted to change the website more and my Internet is not good right now, I decided to download the whole wp folder to local drive, and export database. I set ...
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Passing user first and last names from external db to WordPress user first and last names using session variables?

This may be a little convoluted, but here it goes. I don't let users register on WordPress to access my member site. I have an outside registration/login system set up and want to continue using ...
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Import Excel (or csv) Table with user-data as subscribers to wordpress

i have a tough problem. From an existing database with user-data I need to transfer those users as subscribers to my wordpress database. My user-profiles have various additional custom fields that I ...
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Automatic add record after refreshing page

I have on page only this code: get_header(); global $title; global $wpdb; global $current_user; if ( 0 == $current_user->ID ) { } else { } ...
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WordPress 3.6 generating empty database

I wanted to migrate my local WordPress i use for theme development to 3.6, but the generated tables in the database are empty. WordPress creates all tables, but only wp_options is being filled, but ...
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Wordpress database tables crashing frequntly

For my site www.placementmantra.in, I am experiencing twice-daily table crashes, mainly wp_posts. I tried disabling all plugins, but the problem persists. Any suggestions?
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Getting deleted users in database

I am using the database that is being used by a WordPress site. I am trying to get all the users from wp_users table with SQL query. But there is also previously deleted users in wp_users table. I ...
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Wordpress multisite and one database

i need to use one database (i mean the same tables) with all sites under my network. I know about switching blog, but it's not good with wp-admin side (for example for custom post type i can't see the ...
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Displaying database data as pages (or similar)

I have a friend that has a big database of cars (lets say 4000 entries). Now he wants to add this info to his website. Initially I played with the idea of creating a page for each car, but this ends ...
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Get User Login Data (date, time… )

I did my best looking for information about this subject. Your guidance is appreciated. My goal is to perform some actions based on the number of user logins on my website per month and login days ...
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Save Changes function after table is sorted using jquery

I have a simple table, and the jquery works great for sorting. The fields drags an drops perfectly, and updates then and their. Also of course the data in the fields are saved in a array. The data in ...
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Combine Query and Select Database to create directory loop

I have a query loop on my page that I am using which displays all users on the page with certain custom fields filled out. It's working fine however, I need to also query these users for their level ...
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Moving database from WP 2.6 to 3.5 problem

I recently moved my database from a wp 2.6 blog to a wp 3.5 form using this posts advice. (Alex Miller's answer). Everything looked good on the home page; however, when I click on an individual ...
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Using Zoho Creator Database inside Wordpress Frame

Our agency network has an existing Wordpress-based website, and we would like to use Zoho Creator sort of like an intranet which is accessed through the Wordpress site. Basically, something along the ...
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Host does not allow remote connection, so how do I transfer data to my WordPress site?

I spent the last week trying to get my PHP code on my website to connect to my remote "personal" computer to display some data on a webpage. I just found out today from my web host (ipage) "our ...
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Install WordPress with SQL database

I am very new to WordPress. I didn't even know it existed until I had to do it for my work. So I started in with a WAMP server with WordPress. That worked fine until we needed multiple sites with ...
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Create hundreds of users with just ID in phpMyAdmin

I'm trying to do the same as this post. But I have a problem with the insert records into your wp_users table containing all the ID's of the members you want to import Right now, I have 3 ...
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Custom query on Wordpress custom table

I am working with a custom table where some values will be inserted or updated if they already exists, I have checked and rechecked the syntax and it seems to be working fine, if I run the same query ...
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MySQL Engine vs. Charset

I am attempting to have my plugin create a new table. I am fairly new to SQL. I have found two different method for creating tables: Method I $table_name = $wpdb->prefix . 'cool_table'; $sql = ...
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How to add drop down sub menu from database fields in the particular menu slug

I am creating a menu(not in admin panel) in wordpress, and I want to add drop down menu from my database table fields in a particular menu slug? How can I achieve that, using code? I found the ...
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Track pageviews by writer?

I have a site where I have 5 writers. I was wondering if there was an easy way to tell which author had how many page views broken down by page. I guess google analytics could work (i've used it ...