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Join Wordpress databases from 2 different installs

I'm just now getting into SQL and the core of Wordpress (PHP). So I'm not an experienced WP developer but not intimidated by the tools. But, if the answers could be dummied down a bit would be very ...
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WP_Query order by number of likes

I'm trying to configure WP_Query to order by number of likes. I have a custom table called 'likes', which records which liker (user ID) likes which post: id | liker | post_id 1 | 11 | 120 2 ...
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How to delete a stuck post using phpMyAdmin

I was attempting to change some leftover http:// references in the DB using Update/Set SQL statements. I was getting confident and started doing them in bulk and stopped noting exactly what I was ...
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WordPress Stored Procedure - Commands out of sync, you can't run this command now

I'm having trouble trying to call a stored procedure for my WordPress plugin. I am receiving the following error: CALL category_GetName(3) Commands out of sync; you can't run this command now ...
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How to create a coupon in the database?

I added over 1000 coupons (schedule ones) in the database. I had one line in wp_posts and several wp_postmeta tables per coupon. To add, I've saw how a coupon was represented there and I've made ...
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How to configure MySQL-SSL-Access to a MySQL Server 5.5 when a list of CIPHERS seems mandatory?

I have a MySQL 5.5 Server with SSL setup. I can connect with my MySQL user via command line from the webserver to the database server over TCP and verified the connection is encrypted. I figured out ...
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SQL Query for all posts in specific category

I try to add a custom field to all posts in specific category with a sql query. This query set meta_value of new meta_key as post_author value in ldn_posts table. Here is begin of the code (works for ...
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How to unwrap/separate Html tags in pages?

I have around 300 pages with some of them having wrong HTML formatting that I have to fix. I want to: Separate the H1 tag from the inner tags. Moving the TITLE (found in span) to H1. Get rid of the ...
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Database table not created without error

I have this code to run on activation to create the table $table_name = $wpdb->prefix . "codes" function code_install() { $sql = "CREATE TABLE IF NOT EXISTS " . $table_name . " ( id ...
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Send data from plugin to external database

I'm creating a plugin that I need write data to an external database (not the wp db that the plugin is on). I know I can use require_once with a separate config file with the external db details in ...
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wordpress query between zipcodes not working

Ok, I have this code that checks for zipcodes in the database, normally I can simply do a between query, but the zipcodes are stored in the following way: zip_code::2025 (meta_value in the usermeta ...
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WordPress database error Deadlock found

My website become slow due to this issue. WordPress database error Deadlock found when trying to get lock; try restarting transaction for query DELETE FROM wp_options WHERE option_name LIKE '...
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Unusable menus and “Illegal widget setting ID: nav_menu_item[]” error

This is a bug in my WP install that has crept up unknowingly; I can't say for sure when it began. To describe it: there were menus created in the Appearance -> Menus page early in the site's history, ...
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Best Way To Merge My Existing Custom User Database With WordPress?

I'm sure this has been asked before though I can't seem to find a clear answer or clear direction on how to handle this. I would appreciate a point in the right direction. I have an existing custom ...
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change data in mysql but don't change in admin

I have a problem, I have changed the content of my page in MySQL, but when I reopen the same page in the WordPress Admin panel, the content hasn't changed why is this? I'm using the interconnect ...
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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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Cannot login into non-profit website anymore

To preface, I have read the Wordpress Codex "Login Trouble" page and tried everything there. Due to the website being a non-profit and helping animals its a big problem. Basically I had an issue a ...
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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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How to install wordpress on university server?

Recently my supervisor asked me to install wordpress on the server. Indeed, I have no access to root. I just have a ssh access to the server and the operating system on the server is Linux. What steps ...
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How Can I lock function to prevent running multiple instances in one time?

I have written a plugin. There's a function int it that works with a DB table and (works on a data tree) ,I want if function starts running ,other instances lock until it finishes(then other instance ...
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update_user_meta and wp_update_user not working

I have an array of users that I've successfully updated as described here foreach ($users_out as $key_u => $value_u) { $user_id = $value_u['writer_id']; $user_login = $value_u['username']; ...
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Getting invalid user ID error when creating a new user with wp_insert_user

I'm trying to insert users into wordpress from a foreign database and I've prepared my $userdata as foreach ($users_out as $key_u => $value_u) { $user_id = $value_u['writer_id']; $...
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Find page metadata in database

I want to insert metadata to custom fields (from "advanced custom fields" plugin) manually (with wp_update_post_meta). I need to know how the meta value strings look like so I can insert this kind ...
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Editing a Wordpress SQL table in Phpmyadmin, however its not saving

I'm trying to edit the wp_options table in Phpmyadmin, I can edit it fine using inline editing or the edit feature. Each time I log into phpmyadmin I can see the value has changed to the one I edited. ...
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I want to query for the 'post' and 'attachment' in wordpress using SQL query

How do I write a SQL query which will allow me to query for the 'post' and 'attachment' at the same time in MySQL? I am trying to get this information from the wordpress 'Posts' table. Please see my ...
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Insert data into mysql database with php and ajax

I made admin menu inside wordpress and I have form that allows admin to insert some values. I have html: <form id="prices_form" method="post" action=""> <div style=font-weight:bold;...
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Remove Special Characters from Wordpress Media File Names in HTML

I've removed all the special characters from media filenames in the database (meta_key - _wp_attached_file - filename), I've renamed the files in the FTP and rebuilt the thumbnails a few times. ...
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Error establishing a database connection But all is same

I was upload my web file and MySQL base to CPANEL. Database name, user and password is all SAME in my config.php file. BUT i cant connect my web. /** The name of the database for WordPress */ define('...
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Display data form externally table as posts?

I have an external MySQL table with roughly 4,000 rows and would like to display each row as a post within my Wordpress blog. The table grows almost daily so ideally I would like users to be able to ...
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Add/edit row/rows in tables

I've done some tables in my wordpress-database: area, producer and product where one area contains many producers and where the producer contains many products. How to do a menuoption in the Admin ...
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Export User Info into CSV - Additional Column (post_title)

I'm using the 'Export Users to CSV' a plugin for wordpress. By default, The plugin only extracts wp_users and wp_usermeta I have been wanting to add post_title column from wp_posts. I was able to ...
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Ordering topics by most replies in X days using MYSQL statement

I'm using the following MySQL statement to grab the topics (BBpress custom post type) that have the most replies (custom post type like comments) in the last X days. However I've found that I get ...
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SQL Query to export Buddypress Profile data

I need to use sql query to export for http://wpdatatables.com, the code the plugin generates comes with error and I've tried phpmyadmin and sql pro with same error SELECT wp_bp_xprofile_data.value, ...
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Render a Wordpress menu from outside Wordpress?

I would like to render a menu in another system outside wordpress using SQL to fetch the menu contents and some logic to build the actual menu. I turned on mysql logging to see what wordpress was ...
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Posts page in WordPress dashboard very slow

I have a WordPress install that has about 4800+ posts. Most of the posts does heavy usages of categories and tags. My site itself is very responsive, but on dashboard, specifically Posts > All ...
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How to add form to insert the data to custom table using mysql?

here's my form: Full Name: email: Product no: ...
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Unique ID based on SQL Table

how can i create or generate a unique id that will based on a table like users.id then insert that result to an different table column field? this is how i call the table that need to insert results ...
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Fill table in WordPress with MySQL data

I'm unsure on how to do this as I've never coded a MySQL database directly into a website, so I appreciate any help I can get. What I want to accomplish: I have a MySQL table in my website's ...
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$wpdb->query(update) not working as supposed when passing GET request in the where clause

I have made a table 'wp_mostfavourite' in wordpress database, it has got three fields, 'serialno', 'postid', 'counts'. The 'counts' is supposed to be increased by 1, whenever the following query is ...
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What is the cron doing?

So I installed the P3 plugin to analyze the plugin load time at my site. It was OK at the actually analyzing but just a really poor plugin that basically crashed my server which has great specs over ...
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Best practice for writing backend forms to interact with database

I am responsible for a Wordpress site where ingredients, recipes, allergens and similar data is inserted into the database. All the columns in the database are separate from the Wordpress database, ...
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How to export table from database in CSV file format (making custom plugin)

I am making a plugin. It stores emails in table of a database via html form and displays the emails in administrator page. I also want to include a button, that enables the export of emails in CSV ...
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Setting up automated post status change / delete system

Haha, first of all, I've been asking all my WP questions in stackoverflow and then wondered why everybody said they don't know nothing about WP. My question is simple: What's the best way in your ...
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Does WP query update accept variables being built into it?

Trying to figure out if this is a WP specific quirk. The var_dump code shows the correct string to be inserted but the last query dump at the end shows an incomplete query with no variable being ...
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$wpdb how can i save my postmeta table before querying it

This function is in my functions.php file. The query returns the value I'm looking for via phpmyadmin, but only AFTER the function has been run in WordPress. add_action( 'transition_post_status', '...
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MySQL query in Functions.php using inner join to override/add to search

I'm setting up a radial geo-location search. I have users select a zipcode and a radius to search within. I want to use the regular search site.com?/s=abcd&zipcode=90210&radius=10 I look up ...
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Create Database Tables on Plugin Activation hook

My function which have code for table creation function hotel_install() { $path=ABSPATH . 'wp-config.php'; require_once ($path); global $wpdb; $charset_collate = $...
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Is it important to add Engine while importing database?

I am importing wordpress database sql file, but destination phpmyadmin not allowing to add ENGINE and CHARSET, But without that file imported and ENGINE, CHARSET is by default. Please tell me is it ...
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Simple SQL Query in wordpress

I want to write a single SQL Query wordpress table wp_options With field name as option_value For table wp_options field, option_value, where i want to get user_id and its all associated images Ex....
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include custom fields in search sql query

here is my sql query: add_filter( 'posts_where', 'title_filter', 100000, 2 ); function title_filter($where, &$wp_query){ global $wpdb; if(isset($_GET['s'])){ ...