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What specific database privileges does WordPress need?

I want to create a new database user for my WordPress installation. Usually on localhost, i can just use root, but it is good practice to use a user with as little rights as possible. What are those ...
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Using wpdb to connect to a separate database

I want to connect wpdb to another database. How do I create the instance and pass it the database name/username/password? Thanks
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WordPress Custom Query

I have posts that use a custom field for start date and end date. query_posts returns an array of posts that exist in the category I'm filtering. How do I query posts using this custom field that has ...