`PDO` refers to one of the mechanism available in PHP for accessing databases

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Benefits of Using Wordpress Methods over Straight SQL Queries

I am building a "wrapper" front-end for Wordpress. My thoughts were that simply using PDO to run all queries would make the processing much much faster. Of course what this means is that I miss out ...
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Change MySQL PDO connection to a WPDB connection

So I have an autofill search box with a PHP script that gets data from the DB. It uses a PDO connection, and it works perfectly even with my Wordpress Database, but since I'm not sure of how PDO works,...
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WordPress mysqli and PDO

Does wordpress code base use mysqli or PDO? I know PDO is superior to mysqli but mysqli is not bad neither. Plus from one of the features of what makes PDO is superior to mysqli ( that is being ...