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

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Improving wpdb queries with large data

My plugin will handle large amounts of data that could could result in the queries reading over 5000 items in a database query. The admin will provide a set of CSV files that get stored/organized in ...
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What is the added “complexity” of custom tables?

Wordpress Codex says: Think very carefully before adding a table because it adds complexity to your plugin that many users and site builders prefer to avoid. Why is it so? Adding more tables is ...
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Get Page Name And Content From Wordpress Database

How would I get page name and page content from a wordpress database I want to show it in separate PHP file that is not inside of wordpress folder? Thank You For All replies
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Emojis replaced by '?' automatically

I just discovered that all emojis on my site were replaced by the ? char. I saw this on comments and posts. Tables like wp_comments or wp_posts had a utf8mb4_unicode_ci collation before and now, so ...
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Wordpress changes not showing

I'm wondering how to fix the website when the changes are not showing instantly? I tried the following fix: Installed W3 Total Cache and Super cache and cleared all the cache on the website Cleared ...
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delete all the mysql databases from ubuntu [on hold]

So I had installed WordPress on my Ubuntu machine. I had created multiple mysql databases with different username and passwords. (I don't remember them anymore). Now I want to remove complete LAMP ...
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log in form using a separate database

in the html code i have made this form: <form action="http://www.mySite.co/login.php" method="post"> <fieldset> <p><input type="text" name="uname" placeholder="Name" ...
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Create WP_Query to search for posts by their categories or their parent/child categories

Hello I am really sorry if this has been asked before but I couldn't find the exact solution I need. So here's the problem I want to create a search in my Wordpress page. Whenever a user submits the ...
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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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Is there a way to recover the table wp_term_relationships?

I'm trying to help a Non-Profit Organization with their site (which is built with Wordpress) that suddenly became "buggy"/odd: menus were missing, categories were empty, etc. I'm no expert around ...
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siteurl value getting populated with junk in wp_options table

My website was getting this error on every page : Catchable fatal error: Object of class WP_Error could not be converted to string in /home/juhisheth/public_html/wp-includes/default-constants.php on ...
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Localize strings from db

I'm using this method to translate strings in my template. The question is, what if some strings are dynamically loaded from the db? How can i translate them? I've been googling for days and even ...
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Is there a plugin that will override the “Error establishing a database connection” message? [closed]

My provider's database server recently had some downtime and my site was displaying the classic "Error establishing a database connection" message for about an hour. I knew what the problem was but ...
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Ignoring initial articles (like 'a', 'an' or 'the') when sorting queries?

I'm currently trying to output a list of music titles and would like to have the sorting ignore (but still display) the initial article of the title. For example if I had a list of bands it will be ...
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Inserting data into custom tables

I am trying to create custom input tables to send data into custom tables on the wp database. I cannot get my script to do anything. The user will enter a type of liquor, like vodka or whiskey, ...
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multiple wordpress installation with shared usertable on an different database

I have multiple wordpress installation, and I would like them to share the same usertable. The wordpress installations are already up and running, and they all have their own database. Is it ...
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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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Processing a lot of $wpdb isn't insert all the data

In my plugin the user provides some CSV files that are processed and either inserted or updated based on a sku (which acts as a foreign key to my DB and a primary key for where the CSV comes from). I ...
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See site's database's schema

How can I have access to my wordpress site's database schema without SSH an access ? I need to see the tables and fields but couldn't find a way without SSH (my host doesn't provide SSH access).
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How to update the values when the featured image has changed?

I'm trying to implement this function. It saves in the database the dominant color of the image uploaded as featured image in a post. It's working perfectly BUT the problem is that it only works when ...
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Access a WordPress Table from Outside Project

I have a PHP project on example.com and I have a WordPress installation on example.com/blog. I need to get data for my PHP project from one of My WordPress table. Is it possible? If it is possible ...
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Query wp_postmeta into an array based on post_id

I know this might be a simple question but can someone explain to me how to query the WP database and pull in all the "meta_key" and "meta_value" from "post_id" into an array? I have looked at code ...
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Is there a shortcut to change bulk BMP images to JPG images in a site?

Images in WordPress posts, as I understand, are uploaded manually. They are uploaded by default to uploads folder. A client of mine reported that, in one of his site, he uploaded all the images in BMP ...
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How to export WP database for import using WP-CLI on Vagrant Box?

Problem Now that I have a new environment with WP-CLI db import / export I need to import a database from a website that never had WP-CLI installed. Question What's the best Non-WP-CLI export ...
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Do I need to worry about filling meta_value column in wp_postmeta table during migration?

I am migrating article/post data from a Joolma site running 'seblod', which has scattered the data across multiple database tables, so I can't use an off the shelf migration plugin. I am transfering ...
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How Yoast SEO plugin works with variable %%name%%?

I know that Yoast SEO plugin doesn't create any database table then why in wp_postmeta numbering of meta_id are not continuous? Is it because of Yoast Plugin? Also I want to know how its feature of ...
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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.
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Tool to check the database in Production

I Would like to use a tool to execute SELECT requests on the PRODUCTION database. This tool must be full security because my site is deployed on Internet. Any idea ? Regards
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Reset/Reorder posts ID in the MySQL wp_posts table

I have a Wordpress site that is considerably popular. I am in the process of optimizing the site before adding other plugins such as the WPML plugin which I suspect will be using custom post types. ...
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Can't update database after wordpress update from 3.8.1 to 4.4.1

I have just updated wordpress 3.8.1 to 4.4.1. Tried to update in various ways: Before updating I have deactivated all the plugins and switched to the default theme provided by wordpress i.e. ...
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Bulk find replace to convert hundreds of old URL calls

We have a new wordpress site generated from an old html site with thousands of pages. An import process was used, but unfortunately as a result the site has hundreds of references within content to ...
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Unkown meta_value in ACF

I'm using ACF, but I wonder the meta_value means? Below is a snippet from my database: meta_id post_id meta_key meta_value 9394 4661 _carousel_0_image field_5683f27fd880e So what ...
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How do I establish a connection between Firebase user database and WordPress?

I'm making a Website and an android app. The android app stores its user details i.e., username and password on Firebase database; I'm also making a website and I want a login in the website which ...
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One WP Database outside localhost and two connections

I would like to ask for help with this problem. I have two places where I have the same WP. 1) Test site - own domain, hosting and DB - here is stored database, so siteurl is here, example: test.com ...
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Import SQL backup

So I accidentally deleted MySQL database of my wordpress, but my site is still running, I can access all the file in the filezilla but I just can't access the admin area of wordpress to make any ...
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How Do I Merge Categories With phpMyAdmin

I tried the following phpMyAdmin query to merge my category 112747 into my category 112748: UPDATE wp_term_relationships SET term_taxonomy_id = 112747 WHERE term_taxonomy_id = 112748; It did not ...
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Storing textbox values in Database

I am new to WordPress but I am good with PHP programmings, if I wanted to get value from the textbox and store it in the database in WordPress can I do? for ex form1.html <form name="form" ...
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Custom Post Type or Custom Tables

I am in the process of writing a plugin that allows end-users to submit a form that includes customer information. Upon submission, I am notified that a new customer has submitted the request form. ...
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Save custom meta box data to database

I have a custom post type Events. Under Events, I have a custom meta box which selects the time and data of the event: <?php $meta_boxes[] = array( 'id' => 'event_date_option', 'title' ...
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Is it bad practice to create own table for a plugin?

If I want to save settings for my plugin then it is pretty easy and straight forward. Now I would like to save to the database a bit more. A file name, and 3 other values that only apply to that ...
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#1062 - Duplicate entry '1' for key 'PRIMARY'

I am trying to move my database from my usbwebserver to my online server. But I get this error, can anyone help me with this? #1062 - Duplicate entry '1' for key 'PRIMARY'
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Importing inventory from a csv file in the ftp to the database

I'm looking to upload the content contained in a csv file from FTP directly into a WordPress database every 24 hours. This csv file (containing inventory items) gets generated from one site, and I ...
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MS Access to wordpress sql

I have a client who runs a store and has around 125000 products and he manages his stock from MS Access server. His current site is just for product catalog but he wants to have a new site to sell ...
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WooCommerce - Query for ordered products

I'm trying to obtain all orders for particular day/time and then order products using SQL (MySQL) as seen in the query below: select p.ID as order_id, p.post_date, i.order_item_name, ...
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Does WordPress $wpdb functions wait when table is locked?

Does WordPress' $wpdb functions wait when the table is locked? For example Function A() uses $wpdb->getresults. When $wpdb->getresults wants to read a table and its locked, does it wait for ...
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Setup private content for specific users with daily updates [closed]

So I have only found membership plugins which cater for private area where users can access the material after paying depending on their role. I need to make a dashboard kind of area where users can ...
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Wrong url for the images while using same database for two Wordpress installations

I have revamped the site hosted at https://example.com and trying to run the new version of the site at https://example.com/newsite But i want to use the same database with all the links as ...
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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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WordPress database error (wp_terms)

I'm having the following issue. Whenever WordPress try to get any term from database (product_tag, portfolio_tag, etc) I see messages like: WordPress database error: [Error writing file ...
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Retrieve and display data from custom db table in admin area?

So, i'm having a bit of an issue with a plugin i'm developing, I wonder if anyone can shed any light on the situation, as many, MANY searches have come back with zero help. :-/ Basically, my plugin ...