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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 ...
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MySql Query for Wordpress

I need to count the number of value 1 from wp_ul_locked on wp_usermeta i try this code $wpdb->get_var("SELECT COUNT(*) WHERE 'meta_key' LIKE 'wp_ul_locked'"); or $wpdb->get_var("SELECT ...
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Select User by Joining Multiple Meta Value Results

( I would ask this in the general stack exchange forum but I think it is more relevant here. I'm intentionally using direct queries to the database here. ) I'm trying to select a group of users that ...
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$wpdb->insert() does not Insert record in a table

I'm trying to understand and get hold of the $wpdb global object but can't seem to make it work. Basically, I'm trying to insert a single record into a custom table in wordpress DB. Instead of ...
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Delete junk text from all the post using my sql command

Because of an autoblog plugin, my site has got junk text in every post! The text format is as below .. funny-pictures/funny-pictures-of-the-day-30-pics/attachment/funny-pictures-41-2/" ...
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Internal error (500) on local & Fatal error on live when trying to access post type edit screen

I'm building a CMS for a company that has 60,000+ static pages which have been converted into posts. 30,000 of these are a particular post type. When I try to access the edit screen in the admin area ...
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How to permanently delete a taxonomy

I want to delete a taxonomy (both form wordpress and database) created long time ago and now no more used. How to do it? I found this function but I think it will delete all my taxonomies... and I ...
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Copy url from post_content to custom field

I'm new to MySQL so I don't know if this is even possible. I would like to copy a url that's in post_content to a custom field. The url is variable and it looks like this: ...
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Ordering Post 2 Post admin meta box by meta from CPT

I've just started using Posts 2 Posts (brilliant plugin by the way) in combination with a custom post type called "Artist" and the WP Event Manager Plugin. My aim is to use P2P to link Artists to ...
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Wordpress Update Links

I just need a little help in WordPress query or a plugin which can update all internal links used as hyper link or directly with pages to WordPress normal url i.e ?page_id=69 I have created a website ...
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wpdb_prepare with multiple or condition

I want to execute a query like this: $wpdb->prepare( "SELECT * ... from ... WHERE ( post_title LIKE '%%%s%%' or post_content LIKE '%%%s%%' )..., $string ); If I do the query with only one ...
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featured image not showing up with mysql_connect

i noticed a certain problem with the featured image issue, i had everything work nicely until i added a mysql connection to another database to retrieve certain information, the featured image stop ...
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Extending the database

I'm trying to add an extra column to the comments database which will store the user ID of the post/page author. This is part of a plugin which will display new comments in reply to either a post or ...
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Installing local to live WP into subdirectory

I am having a bit of trouble moving a local WP site live and into a subdirectory. I want a static homepage for now (index.html in the root folder) while I work on the live site (would be found in ...
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Can I explicitly specify ENGINE=InnoDB in Wordpress?

I converted all my tables to InnoDB, but the MySQL server (which I can't access, as I'm on shared hosting) has MyISAM as the default, so every new table that Wordpress creates (e.g. when I add a new ...
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Wordpress running SQL query to update database from form

Basically I want to take information in from a form and use a separate php page to update the database. so here is the original wordpress php page (add_person.php): <?php /* Template Name: ...
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One-time bulk MySQL copy post_date values to Advanced Custom Field (date field)

Disclaimer First of all let me say this is probably mostly MySQL related and unfortunately I'm nearly a total newbie on database language and commands. The problem Situation is a site running ...
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Is altering a default WordPress database table update safe?

I want to add some table columns to the wp_terms table. Is it safe to use the dbDelta function with a modified CREATE-MySQL query for this? Or will I run into problems in the long turn? Is it update ...
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Site running slow on new server?

I recently uploaded a website to a new 123-reg server on a single WP installation (www.moseleycoachsales.co.uk). I had developed the site on my own hosted multisite environment ...
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Wordpress VIP realpath Alternative?

I am running a scan for a site to be proposed to wp vip. The only error I am getting is : Warning: Returns canonicalized absolute pathname header-payroll.php require_once ...
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Query sql for truncate post_content in wp_posts table

Hello all i need remove all info in Wordpress posts content and i'ld like do it from phpmyadmin with a query. I need remove only the text and images from all posts content but not the entire post, so ...
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Import Excel (or csv) Table with user-data as subscribers to wordpress

i have a tough problem. From an existing database with user-data I need to transfer those users as subscribers to my wordpress database. My user-profiles have various additional custom fields that I ...
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Having problem creating local instance of wordpress site

I am trying to make a copy of a wordpress site on my webhost on my local computer. I am using EasyPHP. I downloaded all of the files within content and added them to a folder within ...
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Order by DESC, ASC in custom WP_Query

I need to do multi-level ordering in a query. The issue is with ordering one value DESC and the other ASC as in SQL. The following SQL seems to give me what I want when I run it in terminal: SELECT ...
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Merging versions of wp_posts based on post_title

I have a live site and a backup/dev version of the site. For some reason (probably because I did an export from Moveable Type then moved everything from localhost to a live environment I had little ...
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WordPress 3.6 generating empty database

I wanted to migrate my local WordPress i use for theme development to 3.6, but the generated tables in the database are empty. WordPress creates all tables, but only wp_options is being filled, but ...
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how to refresh wordpress permalink settings? (without admin panel)

I changed permalinks in wp_options table in database and I'm getting 404 on every post. Everything works fine after I log in into the panel and click "save settings" on permalinks options page. How ...
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Order posts alphabetically: how to set order=asc in mysql query?

I have this function: global $wpdb; // adjust the query to fit your needs $posts = $wpdb->get_results( $wpdb->prepare( "SELECT * FROM $wpdb->posts WHERE post_type = 'post' ...
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For best DB performance should I serialize all theme options together or by type?

If my theme has a lot of options is it better to store all options in one database entry, or to use a databse entry for each group of options? IE would I name all options like this ...
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Query multiple tables at once?

I want to query all of the posts in my WordPress multi-site set-up looking for a certain string. This is only being done in Sequel Pro (on the command line) for my own inquisitive purposes but there ...
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query to create woocommerce products from images

I have hundreds of art images in my WP media library, each of which I want to convert into a woocommerce product, and set as featured image of that product. Rather than manually adding new products ...
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Mixing variables into an array when inserting values

I have a function that inserts a load of values into a database. Not a problem but I have a condition that changes the mysql statement. The problem is is the way wordpress constructs the statement, ...
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Migrating from Existing MySQL Setup to WordPress

I currently have a database with the following schema: Table: Articles Columns: ID, Title, Author, Content Table: Authors Columns: ID, AuthorName, EmailAddress Table: Categories Columns: ID, ...
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SQL Query in WordPress - Getting Impossible WHERE error

I don't get any result in the SQL query below. I am trying to find user_id of users with custom usermeta fields. SELECT DISTINCT user_id FROM wp_usermeta WHERE ( ( ...
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SQL Statement - Mass Delete Custom Post Types

This website lists a nice way of deleting posts based on category http://www.tripwiremagazine.com/2010/06/how-to-effectively-bulk-delete-many-posts-in-wordpress.html The relevant code is: delete ...
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Location of core code for database connection and get_header

I understand WP well enough to create a custom theme at a basic level, but have no experience with the core code. I've also just finished a book on basic php and mysql coding. I'd like to look 'under ...
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Group posts by meta_key

I have a Problem with grouping meta_values. The Query looks for posts with the meta key "company". I want a unique listing of the colors like: blue red yellow array_unique was not successful and also ...
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SQL query to update post_date (one post = one single date & time)

I have 120 posts of one category ready for my wordpress blog. For the moment, posts are drafts and I don't want to schedule them manually. I want to publish them like this: 4 articles each day from ...
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Copyright: Get first and last date of post type

I was searching for the easiest/fastest way to get the accurate date range for copyright notices in the footer. The copyright notice shouldn't only contain the year, but as well take month and day ...
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Search multiple meta keys at once

How would I modify the following SQL Query to allow me to search multiple meta keys at once? e.g. user_business AND user_about In the end I'll be searching about 40 - 50 different meta keys; or if ...
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MySQL select query with ajax

I am passing variable with ajax to list.php in my twentytwelve template. In list.php I am executing mysql select query but when I see in console I am getting this error: <br /> <b>Fatal ...
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Importing Concrete5 content to WordPress

Are there any tools out there to convert content from a Concrete5 database to something WordPress can use? I have a client that may switch over, and would like to avoid manually copying content over ...
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update image path with words starting uppercase to lowercase chars

I have to convert the image path to lowercase characters inside wp_posts table. Right now, I have inside my posts this: <img class="alignleft" title="my image title" alt="my image alt" ...
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Update a Wordpress post or page takes 60+ seconds

Since updating to Wordpress 3.5 I've had my updates of pages and posts become excessively slow. I've been timing them and they take 40-80 seconds to update. I've spent the last 2 hours reading and ...
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WordPress Mysql query and Duplicate

i've a problem with mysql query on my wordpress database. I've custom fields Country and City. At moment I have this query that show all the cities of "UK" Country $querystr = " SELECT wposts.* ...
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$wpdb is queried but results don't show

I am trying to show a list of custom post types on a page template. When I view the page, instead of seeing the different posts, I see the actual page repeated. For example, If I have 5 posts, the ...
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What could cause a WP Option to get truncated?

I have a WP plugin, where all admin setting field values were suddenly changed to the letter 'a'. All settings are stored in one 'big' option in the table. Seemed like the serialization gone wrong. I ...
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How can I manage my multiple wordpress websites from main website?

Can this solution be used for multiple WP installations on the same site? For example, I have multiple blogs (multiple subdirectories), i.e. mysite.com/blog1, mysite.com/blog2, mysite.com/blog3, etc. ...
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wpdb prepare insert table doesn't work

I followed the introduction to use prepare to insert some data to the table. The code is like this: $wpdb->query( $wpdb->prepare( "INSERT INTO ...