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Calling mysql_query() on another database, assumes WordPress using that database

I'm attempting to import some data from a legacy site into WordPress. First step is terms for taxonomy event_category. Here is my approach: $link = mysql_connect( 'localhost', 'blah', ...
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Query multiple meta key values for template

I am using this template: http://demo.undsgn.com/studiofolio/front-page/ I tried to make some modifications because I need the homepage template to display an excerpt beneath each thumbnail. I copied ...
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Queries gone haywire since update to 3.8.1 [duplicate]

I have a WordPress install on a dedicated server with decent memory (upwards of 8GB) Since upgrading to 3.8, I started getting mysql disconnects/timeouts, better known as MySQL server has gone ...
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How to return number of found rows from SELECT query

I wrote a function which is supposed to return the number of rows found in a SELECT query but it always either seems to return 0 or an array. I have been messing around with this for about an hour now ...
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How to determine what is generating large amount of database queries?

For some reason, my Wordpress site is using a lot of memory (spiking at 72MB) and generating a huge amount of database queries (76923 according to Wp-Memory-Usage. I'm really not sure why this would ...
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Add row to custom database Table and delete all rows older than 1 day

I'm editing a view counter plugin so that it logs the IP of every user that viewed a post. This is to prevent them from refreshing the page and thus creating artificial views. The part I'm having ...
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Splitting One Big WordPress Site into Multiple Small Sites

I have a very big WordPress site and I am facing speed issue and server resources issues. Specially numbers of MySQL records are so high. So, I want to split the big WordPress site into multiple small ...
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Moving WordPress site to a new server - Admin not loading

I'm trying to move a WordPress Database from one server to another. I've done this a few times with other sites and servers and I use Sublime to do the find and replace and I've had no issues up to ...
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Why do mass updates to post_content shows in front end, but not in edit screen?

We had someone migrate several blogs in Movable Type to Wordpress recently, but we just realized they missed some of the content that was in a database field in MT labeled *entry_text_more*. For ...
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“MySQL server has gone away” since update to 3.8

I have a WordPress install on a dedicated server with decent memory (upwards of 8GB). The WordPress install includes many plugins - 50 active plugins. Most important to note is the WPML plugin to ...
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Successful or Error Message after running mysql code in functions.php

Just for this article, suppose there is a code that I want to run on my WordPress' functions.php file. It's a code to delete mysql table on my database. For example, here's the code: $wpdb->query( ...
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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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optimise SQL wordpress call

I have this code : $querystr = " SELECT * FROM {$wpdb->prefix}posts INNER JOIN {$wpdb->prefix}postmeta m1 ON ( {$wpdb->prefix}posts.ID = m1.post_id ) INNER JOIN {$wpdb->prefix}postmeta ...
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Query Wordpress database by registered date and role

I would like to get the display name and email address for all users who have registered to my multisite today with the role of subscriber. It needs to be an SQL query as it's used outside of the WP ...
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SQL Query to select post thumbnail, post title, post content from a category

I use the db of my wordpress blog to develop a mobile application in Java. For this, I need the SQL query to display the thumbnail of a post, the title and the content in a selected category. I think ...
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XML RPC post produces immediate revision with odd post_date_gmt

I am sending a post to Wordpress 3.8 with XML RPC. Here is the raw XML being sent to wordpress: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <methodCall> ...
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Slow wp_term_relationships query

I'm running a large WP instance (currently has 28,000+ posts in custom types) and have been experiencing some odd slowdowns. Upon analyzing the MySQL slow query log, one of the problem queries is: ...
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After importing data to new DB with new name, receiving a constant MySQL warning

I've just spent several hours trying to understand why a WP install is really slow, I tracked it down to the database and realised everything in the db was just running super slow with the debug bar ...
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Size article thumbnails and retrieve them directly from database

I've integrated the Wordpress database directly with my .NET application. What I want is to set the featured image of a post. This featured image must be maximum 800pixels wide, and automatically ...
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Convert Custom Taxonomy Posts to Normal Posts

Previously I was using a custom taxonomy based theme, Flavour. However after some successfull years with that theme, I tried with a different theme. However in the new theme, I am unable to see or ...
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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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wpdb prepare syntax

$arr = []; array_push( $arr, 'wp_table', 1, '2013-12-24', 3, 'NULL'); $sql_prepare = "INSERT INTO %s (id, datea, one, two) VALUES (%d, %s, %d, %s) ON DUPLICATE KEY UPDATE one = VALUES(one), two = ...
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How to return count of custom post type posts with a specific custom field value via $wpdb?

I am trying to get count of a custom post type with a specific custom field value from wpdb without doing a WP_Query or get_posts since I think it is more resource efficient and I need to return 10 ...
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Why does my WordPress front-end categories plugin gives me a database error with my SQL syntax?

A few years back I created a plugin based off of an answer here: How do I create a way for users to assign categories to a post from the frontend? Here's a pastebin of the modified plugin: ...
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Convert WordPress posts to products in WooCommerce

Is there anyway I could convert all the posts e have right now on our WordPress install into products using some MySQL query or something like that?
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Create an user on external database

I have wordpress site and a project management system from codecanyon. Here is the link I have disabled registration for users in project managment system, only login is enabled. I need to make users ...
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$wpdb and MySQL Create Trigger

Do $wpdb's methods not accept a MySQL CREATE TRIGGER query? I tried it with $wpdb->query( $sql_trigger ) over and over again without success. Throwing the create-trigger-query on phpMyAdmin the ...
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How to track a users progress through pages by inserting data into Wordpress Database?

My website users can learn British Sign Language through Video Tuts, Quizzes and games etc. I would like to track the users progress through the pages of the course and add that data to a Wordpress ...
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SQL Query to Get list of all users along with their blogs

How to query for a list of users along with the blogs in which they are member of in a multi site wordpress installation. For example, I need the results as below user domain abc xyz.com abc ...
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Get post by ASC from custome field DATE picker

i want to custome post by ASC. i have some add some post in bachend one of the field date picker. i want to post by date which i set in date picker field <?php $args = array( ...
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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 ...
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Help setting up a sql query

I need to list out specific custom field items that contain an associated custom field entry. For example, the custom fields are named "type" and "food". I would like to list out all of the breakfast ...
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add_blog_option blog ID

In multisite I run add_blog_option and look at the row in mysql wp_options. The record is there but I do not see a field for the blogID. How does the wp_options relate to the specific blog?
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How to import database table as custom post type and custom fields?

I have a sql table that contains vehicle information. When I import the database table to my WordPress website, I need the information to be imported as custom fields for a custom post type. For ...
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Wordpress not reflecting changed of the database

my problems started when I moved my website to another folder (from /dev/ to /). I have gone through the whole database in order to change all the hardcoded /dev/ into / but I still notice that ...
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Restore Cforms II Form Presets

I have a client who had to reactivate the cforms II contact forms plugin. It refused and gave the following error: *Fatal error*: Cannot use string offset as an array in ...
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Why are my WordPress post queries so slow?

I'm working on a larger WordPress site and trying to troubleshoot why my site is so slow. I've installed W3 Total Cache and have run multiple page speed and plugin tests with no luck. What's strange ...
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Can I use MariaDB instead of MySQL in wordpress?

Is it possible to use MariaDB instead of MySQL in Wordpress installation? If possible: how do I do that? Is there any drawback or complexities?
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Unique Post Meta Values

I want to use Unique IDs like YouTube video IDs and WordPress post IDs in a custom field 'youtube_id'. I just created a front-end add post page and want to check if 'youtube_id' used or not used in a ...
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Let users register weight each day and save it in DB

I need a way that lets my users register they're weight (kg) and maybe % of bodyfat and save that information on each user in the DB. Then i need a way to output that number again on the logged in ...
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Get data from 3rd table

I have 3 tables: wp_posts wp_metadata users When I get my query from wp_posts I'm using LEFT JOIN to get the data from the wp_metadata, but how can I get a value from the 3rd table users? ...
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How to stop $wpdb from prepending database name

When I run an UPDATE query using $wpdb, WP prepends the database name associated with the WP installation to whatever is passed in the table name argument. This isn't desirable as my app passes the ...
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Large Woocommerce Site (83,000 items), What Can I Do? [closed]

So I have a really large woocommerce site (partsboss.co) that has around 83,000 items. It's on VPS hosting with digitalocean, and things were running super fast until around 50,000 items. Now the ...
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SQL database export-import

I develop websites containing WordPress blogs as well as other PHP pages I design. When I make changes to sites locally on my test server I do a SQL database dump using myPHPAdmin. How can I avoid ...
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Insert two row in wordpress database

Hello I am working on a template where I have to grab some value and insert them in my own created table in wordpress database. Now as I dont know how to insert record in wordpress database , so i am ...
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why is $wpdb->update() causing a DB error from within wp_set_password()

I have a page-template for my custom theme that enables the user to reset their password from the front-end. I'm calling wp_set_password() and everything runs but the password is not changed in the ...
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WordPress database error You have an error in your SQL syntax; check the manual that corresponds to your MySQL server version [closed]

after wordpress update to 3.5+ i get error in this plugin. I do not understand how to fix it. If anyone can help me with these problem or give me an example of how to fix it here is the full code of ...
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Separate DB by yearly archive of Wordpress

I have large DB of blog post I already export it by year and wanted to make archive by year doing it on subdomain, like 2012.mysite.com I stack looking for solution on internet, I wondering if their ...
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Custom Post Type or Custom Tables?

I am trying to build an application that takes 2 pieces of input from a user and saves it to the database. This is how users enter these two pieces of input; this form will be displayed using ...
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after wordpress update to 3.5+ i get many errors in plugin wpdb::prepare()

after wordpress update to 3.5+ i get many errors in this plugin. i found that the reason is: http://make.wordpress.org/core/2012/12/12/php-warning-missing-argument-2-for-wpdb-prepare/ I do not ...