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using a function in functions.php to process a form generated in functions.php

so i have a site where users can rate items, it saves their ratings to a mysql db and also tallies the average for the item, saving that as well. as it is a generic function and there are hundred of ...
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is_user_logged_in() not working after domain change

I am relatively new to Wordpress and I recently moved a WordPress website from one domain to another. I went through and fixed all the links and references that I could find. Now my website has all of ...
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Update table only if checkbox is clicked

I'm building a little home security project where it should be able to turn the system on/off from a website and by a password on the device. My problem seems to occur with the code from my website. ...
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WP Query with multiple posts and meta queries

I have three custom post types: Stories, Venues and Cities. With Advanced Custom Fields I have added a related custom field to each post type. Each Story has a Venue ID and each Venue has a City ID. ...
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MYSQL sleep process for 20 seconds while site is “waiting for…”

I'm running WP 4.0.1 on an Ubuntu VM server. The server has no outside internet connection, so I have enabled define('WP_HTTP_BLOCK_EXTERNAL', true); in wp-config.php. When I click a link on the ...
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How to make list of checkboxes based of number of distincs value of some custom field?

I need to make list of checkboxes based of number of distincs value of some custom field (Country) for visitors able to choose only post where this field Country the same as they are interested one. ...
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MySQL 1005 ErrNo 1 - “can't create table” when importing DB backup into phpmyadmin?

I have been developing a WordPress site locally using the following mysql version: LOCAL DATABASE SERVER: Server: Localhost via UNIX socket Server type: MySQL Server version: 5.5.40-0ubuntu0.14.04.1 ...
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Translate SQL query to wp_database with JOINS into wp_query

StackExchange members! It's so happened that I'm using straight SQL queries in my application. I'd like to rewrite it and use WP_Query, but, unfortunately, I have no idea how to translate, let's say, ...
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two wordpress sites, two themes, one database, same content

I am doing research about wordpress and there are many interesting stuff to learn, i browse the wordpress forum and i found a post about duplicating site.. or multisite.. I am not sure exactly how it ...
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MySQL query to mass change role of users

I'm looking for a MySQL query to achieve this purpose: Change the role of users that never posted and have registered before at least 60 days. The role to be changed to is a new role to be created ...
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Creating a custom Search Form that links to a custom database?

I'm kinda new in Wordpress and I'm still learning as I go along. Currently, I'm trying to create something like this I have a custom set of database in the server in mysql with a table. The ...
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Can one effectively use non-ClearDB databases on Windows Azure?

Has anyone tried and effectively used a database provider other than ClearDB with WordPress on Windows Azure? I like their service but they are a bit pricey. Since they are the only listed provider ...
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MySQL errors after a Wordpress clone

I've just cloned one of my wordpress installs on to a different domain, but each time I try to go in to certain setting screens through the dashboard, I get the following messages at the top of the ...
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filter wptexturize doesn't work on old posts titles

I have an add_filter('the_content', 'wpt_content');. My function wpt_content does a wptexturize($text). But It's work only on save post, so my old post has bad 'and my new post ’. I don't ...
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Adding a Custom Taxonomy Term to sql union query

There is a beautiful solution to getting the next 3 posts before and after the currently viewed post solved here. However, I would like to narrow the query to just a specific taxonomy term in a custom ...
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Shop coding dynamic permalinks & titles

I have built a shop application using php and mysql and wasn't sure how to add it to wordpress but I had a stab at it anyway, I managed to get it to function fine but because the pages are dynamically ...
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Install will not load: PHP does not have MYSQL installed

I'm having trouble installing Wordpress on my Windows 2008 R2 server. I'm getting the message: Your PHP installation appears to be missing the MySQL extension which is required by WordPress. To ...
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`#1215 - Cannot add foreign key constraint

create table wp_pageviews ( ID BIGINT(20), count integer, primary key(ID), FOREIGN KEY (ID) REFERENCES wp_posts(ID) ) Error : #1215 - Cannot add foreign key constraint ...
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SQL command to export post_content from wp_posts using phpMyAdmin

I'm trying to select all the data from within the post_content column in the wp_posts table in WordPress so I can export/import it into a new database. Somehow this content didn't properly make it ...
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Bulk assign Categories by ID

I have several hundred posts that need to be recategorized. I have all categories established and know the category IDs that need to go with every post ID. Some posts need to be assigned multiple ...
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Import SQL tables from SQL file on plugin install

I'm building a plugin, on installation of the plugin it needs to create several tables. Now I found out that I can do that in the plugin code sorta like this.. // Function to create new database ...
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mysql full text search wordpress for title

whats wrong in this code. its not working.please help <?php if( is_single() ){ global $post; $specific_u1 = 'sonam sharma'; $specific_u2 = 'akhilesh kumar'; $post_author_id = ...
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Wordpress MySQL query to add multiple users with related article

What I need is to add 100 users to wordpress and each one should have one post assigned to him, like a profile page (I don't want to use the default wordpress profiles because in the feature each user ...
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custom table records not inserted

I want to get all posts and insert all of them into a custom table. But I got an error, saying that all rows in custom table are empty. Why ? <?php global $post; $args = array( 'numberposts' => ...
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mysql Join wp_users,wp_usermeta and a custom table

I am doing a search functionality based on three fields: servicename, state, zipcode. I have to filter the users. The servicename is in a custom table named wp_doc_services, while the other two fields ...
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wpdb custom tables without plugin

I am using custom tables, with $wpdb, trying to perform basic queries at the moment. I can't find anything on manually creating tables then using them with $wpdb, everything is plugin related. I ...
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Add delete/edit button to each row in an SQL table (Wordpress Backend)

I have a form that is submitting entries to a table in the backend of my Wordpress installation. I would like to add edit/delete buttons to each row so that an administrator can delete submissions or ...
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Check role in database

I'm developing a script outside of Wordpress that needs to work with the Wordpress database and our website. I just need to check if the role of a user is our custom role (already defined) of ...
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Database solutions for a commenting plugin?

(I'm new to this and am aware that my questions are vague and kind of suck, please bear with me.) My plugin, a commenting platform, is in the directory. Currently, it doesn't have it's own database. ...
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Close secoundary database connection

I have two website. first one is in wordpress and second one is in corephp. My Question is that i am connection database by $wpdb. /* Core php database */ $newwpdb = new wpdb( 'username', ...
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Incorporating a meta query into a mysql query in wordpress

I'm trying to find a way of inserting a meta condition into this bit of SQL below... $query = "SELECT COUNT( ID ) as num_events " . "FROM $wpdb->posts " . "WHERE ...
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How to handle this problem related to the publishing date of imported posts?

I have the following situation that I have to handle: I imported some posts from an old custom blog (not WordPress, a custom blog made using ASP). I exported in CSV format the content of the table ...
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Exclude posts from certain meta_key

I have query to retrieve all posts, but how can I check the condition for post meta_key ="develop" and meta_value='anything' SELECT DISTINCT date(p.post_date) as post_date FROM $wpdb->posts p ...
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How to connect database table to each registered wordpress user.

When registered user visit certain page, I want him to be able to add some 3 column data to a database that can be retrieved for him later. The way I see it implemented is by automatically adding an ...
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why ’ quote double quote in database wordpress

i'm trying backup and restore database using php code. but i don't know why quote double quote show in database wordpress, something like ’, and destroy my wiget_text. So how can i fix that.? help ...
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Can't Post to my Wordpress Anymore!

I'm at my rope's end with this whole thing and have tried everything I can to solve it. I have a WordPress site with a SQL database on Azure, but recently all of the users associated with the site ...
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new multisite, old db

I'm trying to get my old posts from a WP install that was in a sub-directory on my site, into a new Multisite install on a new host. The new install is doing what it should. the problem is the posts ...
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Wordpress Database Duplicate Entry Error (Cron specific)

This is one error that my website is continuously generating in the error log file. WordPress database error Duplicate entry '59199038' for key 'PRIMARY' for query INSERT INTO `admission_options` ...
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Getting categories from DataBase & WP Favorite Post

I am trying to create a shortcode that pull the most saved posts (using WP Favorite Post) and displaying them by YEAR, MONTH or CATEGORY. So far I have been able to get the year and month working ...
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Get a list of the last posts grouped by author and filtered by category

i need a list of the latest post published by various authors, but filtered by category, like for example the latest posts of author that write about music. i wrote this query and looks like working ...
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Would manually deleting the dumping data fix a “#1062 - Duplicate entry '1' for key 'PRIMARY'” phpMyAdmin error?

I'm new to PHP! I'm trying to import an SQL database file into myPhpAdmin for a WordPress I'm migrating, but I keep getting this error message: SQL query: `-- -- Dumping data for table ...
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Splash pages on a high traffic site

Could use some advice here. We have a fairly high traffic site web site using WordPress. Currently we have two VPS servers managing the site, one that holds WP, one that holds MySQL. The WP servers ...
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SQL query to remove first image in all posts

I've built a site up over a few years (3,500+ posts) where I've inserted images using the traditional method into the post content itself. I'm now moving to a different theme, and have made the first ...
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Best way to execute custom page-specific mysql queries

I would like to query a secondary mysql database (not the Wordpress mysql database) with page-specific queries. I've seen many answers / tutorials on setting up a secondary mysql database, like: ...
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Using the same shortcode to show any table from the database

I have a little question for you. I want to create a shortcode that makes a table with data that I have stored in a database. But i want to send the shortcode an attribute, to specify which table ...
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Choosing the right server for a big WordPress site with buddypress

I started working in a WordPress site with buddypress and I need to choose a server. They have 1.9 million users in the database and they are estimating to have like 250,000 views every month. The ...
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Writing into MySQL Table

I'm trying to write some data from the frontend into a custom database table. As long there is no value in the input field this script creates an empty line in the database table, but if the input ...
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Unable to install WordPress on Plesk 11 Windows based machine

I am trying to install WordPress on a Windows server. The install was not able to create wp-config.php itself, so I created it and put in the database values. Now I get errors like this table doesn't ...
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Self-added mysql column as custom fields value

I am trying to add a value from a column that I've added myself to the wp_posts table as a custom field. So right now there is a column called 'shares' which holds an int value and I want that int ...
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MYSQL Join on meta key value?

I have very basic mysql knowledge (able to update and join tables) and am using phpMYAdmin but I am trying something just beyond my level now. I have looked at many other questions and answers but ...