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

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Adding Database Tables for Reviews functionality that incorporates Tags/Categories

I'm wanting to build onto to the Wordpress database in order to give myself the functionality to create/retrieve customer reviews based upon tags/categories. More specifically, the reviews are not ...
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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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How to Generate a list of Most Commented post?

I'm trying to call a list of most commented post. But the call to the DB returns always the same post (the first one in the loop) This is my code in functions.php function ...
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How to connect remote database in wordpress?

I have already wordpress website. i want split my existing database into two parts and store into remote database. So how can i set up remote database connection for existing wordpress ? If its not ...
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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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Sharing users across multiple sites, each on their own database

I have read many solutions out there for sharing users and checked out the other posts on here, but can't find specifically what I'm after, as they all talk about users on the same database. ...
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get_results is not working properly

I tried to find an answer in many forums for this problem, but it has been impossible. My problem is that when I do $wpdb->get_results in an empty table, mi webpage immediately stops working. ...
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Wordpress site URL changed; how to fix it without database access?

we would like your assist on an error that occurred during some changes on the admin panel. We have this site called Caid.gr , it's for a non-profit company. We changed the Wordpress site URL by ...
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Split posts between databases

My client requested quite a specific solution for his WP based wordpress (single site, not multisite). Basically what he wants is, let's say after 1000 posts new database should be created (with 5 ...
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WordPress and multithreading

I'm working on a plugin. I've created an API that reads and writes to a custom table in the DB. This API can be called potentially from N clients simultaneously (and it really happens). I noticed that ...
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Save and user submitted data from a form and display them in the wp backend

My question is very simple but the answer I'm not sure if will be that simple. I'm developing a website for a non-profit organization where people can fill out a form containing questions usually ...
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What Wordpress file is saving new users to database

I need to know, what Wordpress php file is saving new users to database. I can't find it, but I need to modify new users usernames before it's added to DB. Thank you!
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2 website 1 database… Local to online

I've two wordpress websites : - One online in FTP folder "www", for this website everything's ok ! - The second website is on localhost for the moment. I would like to put the second website on the ...
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Pages edit as posts

I'm currently dealing with the fallout of the following question (How to change post to page). I got all my pages back though all the pages' URLs were changed so there is no hierarchy and when I try ...
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Converting Posts to Pages

So my site backend had issues and my hosting company had fixed it up for me. In doing that, they inadvertently made all my pages, posts. I'm looking at the database that hosts this and there is a ...
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Set Display Name to first and last name (phpmyadmin SQL Query)

I'm trying to change all the users Display Names to be their first and last name. I have looked into a number of plugins and wrote my own PHP to try and accomplish this however the site has over ...
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Save data on custom table Wordpress

Here is my current code, <div class="wrap"> <div id="icon-tools" class="icon32"></div> <h2>Quote Manager</h2> <div class="aio-content"> <form method="post" ...
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Website that sells statistics

I'm building a website that will have statistics based on user activity on the website (online votes and views etc). People will have to pay to view those stats. I am utilising wodpress features ...
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Why is converting my database to UTF-8 truncating entries?

I'm running WordPress 4.1.1. My site is hosted at NearlyFreeSpeech. I've been using my WordPress blog since the days when it encoded information in the latin1 charset. This week, I realized that ...
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Add several fields from different tables to post, fields per post are in same row of table

I like to add 4 or 5 extra fillout boxes to the adminpage of my post... For example, under the actual page box, I would like to add the following fields: Name position publications freetext Here ...
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Fatal Error in \wp-admin\includes\misc.php after failed WP update

I was recently approached by a client whose wordpress site had been hacked. The hack caused traffic from search engines to be hijacked to cuteonbags.com. I narrowed down the malware in question and ...
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Creating a search form and displaying results

Im trying to create a plugin for a site where the user can see a table of orders from customers in the Wordpress dashboard, It's a custom db but I'm using the wp-list-table, I've wrecked my brain for ...
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Widgets with *internal* links do not display after database migration

I am using Grunt to dump my local db, search and replace URLs in it (and account for serialization by using grunt-peach based on Peach), send it to my staging server, then import it into my staging ...
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Image thumbnails not available post migration, but still accessible via direct URL - DB issue

To start with, I'll just clarify that this appears to be a different issue to the numerous migration ones already covered. In short, I've migrated my site to a new domain (both in root, no directory ...
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Migrate database between 2 different wordpress version

I have been trying to import a sql dump from a production site, which is several wp version behind the development site (4.1), is there any compatibility issue? Every time I try to login after the db ...
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$wpdb->query can't insert data

I Write Code to Save data in the Wordpress database table (table name is wp_fafa) But Can't Save data in $qry = $wpdb->query( "INSERT INTO `wp_fafa` ...
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Need sort posts by data in custom DB tabel

There is possibility to vote on project (custom_post_type) in theme I created. It has separate db table, where every vote are written (post id, ip, category id, vote time). What would be best way to ...
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Featured image for a third party application

I'm building a Phonegap application that retrieves posts from an existing WordPress database. In which way featured image (i guess it's in wp_postmeta) is related to the post id and how is it ...
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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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Ways of managing staging and production wordpress sites?

Ok I've see a lot similar questions.. but they all either outdated or do not fall in in my problem. So the problem is: We have a website and its clone stage website. On that website apart form me ...
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Separate Database Tables For Different Post Types

one big problem with wordpress is that everything on it is a post(a record in wp-posts table)! images, posts, pages, products(for example in woocommerce), portfolios, Post Revisions... Almost ...
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one database, same content, two wordpress sites, different structure? or another solution to have 2 websites with the same content?

I have a WordPress site that shows posts that it gets from rss using a plugin. I want to split the "jobs" in 2 different websites because in this configuration is not working properly (high amount of ...
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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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Shared Custom post type between WP network sites

I'm developing four websites which are separate, besides the Events (custom post type). Three of the websites are WP, and I've got them in a Network. I would like Events to show up in all three Admin ...
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Connecting to wordpress database in my application [closed]

I am creating a wordpress site that will give accounts to people that want to be contributors/authors of a cause that people can donate too. We will approve/deny causes of approved authors Our ...
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Wordpress plugin: efficient way to store large data

I have excel file with 1000+ records. Basically it has zipcode and corresponding email addresses. I need to create a custom wordpress plugin which queries this data and sends the mail. It would be ...
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not saving post in wp_post wordpress database table

I write following code to save post in wordoress wp_post database table. but don't save in database function writeMsg(){ global $wpdb; $result = $wpdb->get_results ( "SELECT * FROM ...
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save content in to wordpress wp_post table of database

i write code to get content from other site. now I want save content in to wp_post of wordpress database.. date .. content.. titile ,.. wp_insert function wp_publish function thise my php ...
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Moving Site: Is Re-downloading Files After Changing URLs necessary?

On the Wordpress Codex: Moving Site page under Changing Your Domain Name and URLs, it states that you should re-download your site files (Step 5) after changing your site URLs (Step 4). Is Step 5 ...
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more than 1 database user with in wordpress using wp-config

i want to use more than 1 database user to overcome the 7500 query database limit how i can do that using wp config my server is rxrxus.ipagemysql.com I want the users have the same password thanks ...
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Database alteration: users who voted

I have a post voting system that stores and displays the vote as an integer. When someone clicks on plus the vote increases by 1, when minus - decreases by 1 (exactly the same way as on this website). ...
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How can I work on a database along side a client?

I was wondering what the best way would be to work on a database locally while a client is placing content into the database externally. My initial thought was to connect remotely to the database but ...
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Wordpress as a frontend website for iOS app [closed]

I am developing a product for a local gym. The product comes in 2 parts : - a smartphone app used by the client - a website used by the coach The coach uses the website to prepare the workout. So ...
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wordpress database error

I write code to extract peice from website with curl. this should be refresh page to get price. I want store data in the wordpress database with foreach. when I refreshing page but give this ...
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Website displays old version of page

So I'm working on a website for a company and everytime I edit a page/post I have to manually go in to the database and remove the old versions (which isn't something that I'd like to do since it's ...
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Populate a select box with data stored in the database?

I know generally how to add custom fields to the user profile page. However, I need to add a custom select box to the profile page that is populated with all the schools in the state. (Our users will ...
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Write mysql credentials in plugin

I've to create a custom plugin to print data from a database different from the wordpress one. I'm using wpdb. Is it fine, from a security point, to write database credantials in the plugin files in ...
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Why are no posts showing despite my apparently correct DB restoration?

I restored a backup to MySQL using the phpMyAdmin Import feature. When I browse the DB in phpMyAdmin, I see that my posts are there. But in Wordpress, I only see the default out-of-the-box welcome ...
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$wpdb->get_results leaking memory

I have developed a wordpress plugin that reads large custom xml files and imports the information as custom post types and a lot of post meta information. So I am calling a lot of database ...
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Doubt using $wpbd->get_col for a single column

$table = $wpdb->prefix . 'posts'; foreach ( $wpdb->get_col( "DESC " . $table, 0 ) as $column ){//get all columns from wp_posts echo "<div><p>". ...