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

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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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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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error establishing a database connection

I know this question is asked like a million times, but I can't find an answer for my problem. This problem is happening in a user of my server (my father's blog actually), and as he told me: "Just ...
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what are terms and taxonomy and how they related to post and how these three are stored in database

I am newbie to wordpress. I want to understand terms and taxonomy in wordpress. My questions: 1. What are the terms and taxonomy in wordpress? 2. how terms and taxonomy relates to post and how post , ...
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Should I be able to run two different “close” code versions of wordpress with the same DB

A concrete example - I am upgrading to 4.1 from 4.0, the upgrade was successful but I discovered that a plugin broke. Can I just revert the code. The real live issue I am facing is having two ...
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Unable to set a default serialized array using dbdelta()

I am trying to set up a table with dbDelta() and one of the columns will have as default a serialized array with predefined values. The issue here is that dbDelta() explodes the query using ...
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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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Super slow queries from author archive pages killing my database

I'm wondering if you can help me figure something out with these queries from author archive pages that are killing my database server. These queries are taking 7-15 seconds to run! Here's an ...
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Sharing woocommerce product data

I am needing two installs of WordPress and both are being used as an online shop. The problem i am having is that, I am having to update two sites with the same products and wanting to find a way to ...
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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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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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Delete duplicate rows from wordpress database where a column is duplicate in phpmyadmin

I have a wordpress table like so (phpmyadmin and MySQL) | id | meta_key | meta_value | +----+-----------+------------+ | 1 | import_id | abc | | 2 | import_id | abc | | 3 | ...
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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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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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Using custom tables for old posts

I have a site with about 24,000 posts and 200 posts daily and the database will get huge soon. So I plan to transfer the old posts to custom tables to reduce the database load. There's no need to show ...
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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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wpdb get_results() returns only 2 rows

I am trying to create custom admin widget to present how many users has registered within last days. I have created function as below: function mdbootstrap_add_dashboard_recent_users(){ global ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Can form entries from a WordPress form go to a database

I am using Wordpress 4.3.1. I have built a stand alone form (form 1) using PHP where one can enter volunteering tasks doable in a city, has fields like volunteering activity, city, state. The values ...
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CPT or Custom Table for Repository of Serial Numbers

My app allows users to purchase products from a WooCommerce store. But I need to attach a serial number (cannot be generated on the fly) to each product, depending on type, size and design. The ...
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Automatically generate pages from SQL

I'm building a biodiversity database and am looking for the easiest way to display all the information online. I know I can do this without a CMS, but I have too tight a deadline to waste time ...
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AJAX Not Working With Wordpress Database properly

I have created a simple like system where user can click on like button and the like count will increase by one . And if he has already liked the button and he like the button again then it will ...
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Media Library doesn't allow uploads? Upload Directory

I just put up a WP 4.31 site. Most of the content was copied from a different WP site via FTP. All the stuff in wp-content: uploads, plugins,themes, etc. It all seemed to work as usual, and I've ...
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How to add an external php page with wordpress?

i want to add a page with html data to show form and get input from user,store it to database and after successful query show next page with massage that the data is inserted successfully.
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Show a table from data submitted by a form from a user

I would like to show a table on my wordpress site, which is filled by registered users. How can I realize this? So my thoughts are: Registered users should be able to submit 2 variables through a ...
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WP_Query always returning the last custom post

I have code that works fine on our live system, and I'm porting it to a new theme. In the new theme, the WP_Query always seems to return the last custom post. My function is: function ...
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Wordpress mysql table double prefixes

Currently working on updating a wordpress website for a client of mine. The wordpress mysql database has double prefixes in it though. The standard wp_ prefix and her own custom prefix for the ...
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WP Database generate content for post_name column

I ran a query that deleted all content in post_name (used for SEO-friendly URLs) column. UPDATE wp_posts SET post_name = '' I thought that WordPress would automatically populate new ones if 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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Connecting the urgent PostgreSQL WordPress 4.4.1

I need to work with a geographic database. Should I use PostgreSQL on WordPress? I'm using a WordPress plugin in version 1.3 and I get error CONNECTION database.