SQL (Structured Query Language) is a special-purpose programming language designed for managing data held in a relational database management system (RDBMS).

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Exporting by table

I am using PHPmyAdmin to move a site. My site is too large to use the single file export/import method. (I know how to do it, it works fine on smaller sites.) It seems the only thing working for me ...
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How can I get posts from 9/13/11 to today with SQL? [closed]

I have been working with a client to redesign his site and we are at the stage where we are going live, except I'm running into a little problem. Time is of the essence, as the deadline is mid-day ...
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Assign a list of categories with a parent category

I imported hundreds of locations and other categories. Now I have a list of locations in categories to which I would like to assign the "Location" category as its parent. I have tried sql but the ...
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Wordpress Categories: Function using custom SQL to return array of specific category IDs

I'm developing a custom theme which uses categories for positioning, all of which begin with an underscore (e.g. _position1). I have an SQL query as below to get a list of these categories (those ...
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wordpress sql posts query won't display the latest post in a specific category

Hi I tried to display 5 posts titles from a specific category also show the date, but it won't display the most recent one that just published, I had to change the recent post date 2 months so it'd ...
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SQL select of users by metadata

Hi I'm trying to select users with a particular role only, using the following sql statement... SELECT DISTINCT ID, u.user_login, u.user_nicename, u.user_email FROM wp_users u, wp_usermeta m WHERE ...
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Display latest post from Wordpress Featured Category that is also in X,Y,or Z categories

I want to display the latest post from a "featured" category (id=1) that may also be in either X category, Y category, or Z category (id=2,3,4 respectively). Note, there are other posts in categories ...
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How to export 2 week's worth of posts

I need to export the last two week's worth of blog posts from one site into another site, including all meta data and post author info. Is there a good SQL statement to do this, or a plugin that ...
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How to retrieve sticky post in raw sql?

How I could made a sql query who retrieve all the sticky post in a wordpress database? This is because we use a new app over the old wordpress website database, and I don't know where Wordpress ...
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How can I convert everything from category X to have post format Link

My "links" come in from Windows Live Writer, from a perl based delicious sync directly to the database and who knows where from. They all have in common that the category is 'Daily-Links'. So I think ...
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latency problems with wordpress install (from SQL import)

I develop wordpress sites for a living, and today I am experiencing something that I haven't yet come across: Extremely slow load times / latency problems. You can view the site here: ...
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Can Anyone provide an example of RAW SQL for SELECTING posts by 2 or more tags

I need a RAW SQL, as I am working from different platform with WordPress Database. When I run example.com/tag/first+second, WordPress runs a query SELECT post_id, meta_key, meta_value FROM ...
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Troubles about insering a POST with a SQL query, post_status

I 'm using wordpress 3.0.5 I have to use sql for create post, here is my SQL query: $req = $bdd->prepare('INSERT INTO wp_posts ...
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pre_get_posts with custom SQL

I have a scenario where there is a custom form on an archive page. I want to use pre_get_posts to modify what is displayed on the archive page, and show the paginated results. The issue is I first ...
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Insert the same row 3 times

I am trying to developing a plugin for body mass index. I am trying to enter a row while creating table in register_activation_hook. When activation is finished i see 3 same rows in database. Here is ...
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How do I update post based on meta_key in another table?

So I have a function that is called by the wp_schedule_event (cron job) once daily. The goal of the function is to set all posts with a field wpcf-engine-days-to-go that has a value of "0" to a draft. ...
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Sql query returns empty. But not

my sql query returns empty $sql = $wpdb->get_results('SELECT * from table1 WHERE id = ' .$bransId); And im sure that $bransId is not empty. ( i checked)
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Adding left join to sql query

im trying to get some extra data from another table with left join (or may be another join, because one data from one table ). But i couldn't success. Because my query is little bit different for me, ...
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How can I convert this SQL query to delete duplicate posts by specific meta_value instead of post_title?

This query works exactly as it should to DELETE all duplicate posts by post_title for my custom post type: $sql = " DELETE a.* FROM wp_posts AS a INNER JOIN ( SELECT ...
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Get adjacent post data, ordering by custom field values (by Wp-query?)

I want to build a custom version of the adjacent-function of wordpress post. I have two custom field values for each post, my layout is the following: metafield1 value 1 & metafield2 value 1 | ...
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Problems with database query where two metavalue-key pairs meet condition

I've been trying to put together a database query where the different meta_values of two different meta_keys match the query. One example would be: delivery_date is '2015/06/11' AND supplier is ...
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MySQL swap one table for another?

So I have a situation with this WordPress site I'm doing where I have to swap the positions of my featured images. I have two per post thanks to the Multiple Post Thumbnails plugin, but now whatever ...
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Show different content in the same URL

I have a blog powered by Wordpress. I need to show different contents in a same webpage according to the date. Say I have few posts with the url format: domain.com/post-01022015, ...
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phpmyadmin sql error when importing database

i get this error when i try to import my wordpress database from wampserver "localhost" to my live site on the internet. MySQL said: Documentation 1064 - You have an error in your SQL syntax; check ...
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Export Posts with specific custom fields by sql

My development site has posts with custom fields. Meanwhile my live site has more posts added while I'm working on my development site. Now I want to export posts with specific custom fields from live ...
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Function is creating too many queries

I have code that displays a list of categories and orders them by the number of ACTIVE posts in the category. This is determined by comparing the custom field of due date against the current date. If ...
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How to optimize get post query

I have a dynamic Wordpress site with large number of posts (almost 2 millions), and need to optimize custom archive search query. This is what I'm using now and it takes ~0,5s (standard query_posts() ...
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Change permalink , keeping old structure with date

Currently on our website we have the /date/postname permalink structure with quite a number of posts. For SEO purposes we want to change it to /postname permalink structure but we want to keep the ...
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How to Use WordPress SQL Database on Sub-domains or Directory

I have a domain website.com in English and want to translate a directory to Spanish website.com/es taking exact content from website.com Question: How can I use same database on this directory?
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How to set up prepared query using IN statement

I am a tad bit confused on how I would set up a SQL IN statement using a prepared query. Here is the code: $in = implode(',', array_fill(0, count($product_ids), '%d')); $results = ...
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Wordpress Custom Search By Alphabet and order by asc and sesc

I am new to word-press but i can easily work on core php and other mvc framework,acutally i want to add custom search for only subcategory post. The search will with below Search post By old to new ...
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How can I avoid duplicate primary keys in SQL import?

I have two sites I'm trying to merge. Site 1 has 1500 products in a custom post type, with associated meta and an attached featured image. Site 2 has 250 products in the exact same custom post type, ...
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Can not manually create a database ( db, user, pass ) for a plugin

So I was working on a plugin and I needed to cache some third party API access, and I needed to manually create a database upon plugin activation or upgrade. The caching stuff needs a database host ( ...
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Custom database query to validate data

I cant find any syntax for custom queries, use of $wpdb is new to me so can anyone help me solving this?? if(isset($_POST['submit'])) { global $wpdb; $tablename='wp_form_subscribe'; $myrows = ...
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Insert query not working for non-logged in user

I am trying to create a function for count post views. for this i have added code in my theme function file. Here is my code: function processpost_views( ){ global $user_ID, $post; ...
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Sum of Custom Meta written by Authour

I have a custom meta call post_views_count that collects the views of all posts... I want to create a query that pulls in all posts by a certain author, gathers the custom meta for post views and ...
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Link wordpress with a SQl + MongoDB + .NET

This may sound a bit crazy, I have a website using different DB, One SQl; one MongoDB, and a .net API I would really really love to be able to move this to a wordpress installation ( or Magento). ...
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Include data from custom table in WP_Query

I'm building an Estate Agent website. They have a system where they add their available properties and sends them all to the main property portals. As part of this, the system also sends all the ...
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Adding Database Tables for Reviews functionality that incorporates Tags/Categories

I'm wanting to build onto to the Wordpress database in order to give myself the functionality to create/retrieve customer reviews based upon tags/categories. More specifically, the reviews are not ...
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Alter the main search query to search posts by coauthor user name

I am using the Coauthors plugin: https://wordpress.org/plugins/co-authors-plus/ I have written some SQL in order to grab posts from authors whose display name matches the search query when searching ...
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Creates only one table and not the other

I have this function to create two tables when I activate the plugin. Only the wp_wpt_stats table are being created and not the wp_wpt_list. I know the dbdelta is picky, but I can't see what I'm doing ...
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SQL query equivalent to WP User Query

I have the following WP user query code: //Get all users sorted by whatever $sorted_users = new WP_User_Query(array( 'orderby' => 'meta_value', 'meta_key' => 'satisfaction_rating', ...
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Add a custom field via PhpMyAdmin to all posts and pages avoiding duplicates

I have about 200 pages and 400 posts on my WP site. And I need to add one custom field (sidebar_config: left-sidebar) to all pages and posts. I have this for SQL query in PhpMyAdmin: INSERT INTO ...
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SQL error on restoring database

I am running a database backup -- a 7 MB SQL -- using the phpMyAdmin Import function -- and getting an error, whose text doesn't really show where the problem is. MySQL said: Documentation #1064 - ...
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SQL query to get all nav menu items and their titles/label

I want to get a list of all nav menu items displayed in a menu having id "19" in my search page to match against the search string. I would like to get names of menu items as displayed on frontend. I ...
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Create Array from data in the OPTIONS table

Good Day everyone, I'm trying to create an array from data in the Options table of wordpress. My data all start the same way plugin_order_ and then name of the field information. Is there a way to ...
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Protect custom form from SQL injection

I'm trying to understand how to protect my custom form from possible attacks. I send a data via a form, let's say userdata, then I read it: $userdata = $_POST['userdata'] I put it into an array to ...
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Help with SQL query, how to add taxonomie terms with value stored in options?

i need your help in making SQL What i have: custom post type ( company ) taxonomie ( category ) applyed to cpt ( and has ct section select field ) custom taxonomie ( section ) applyed to nothing ...
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Better way to migrate to server?

Migrating between local and server with Wordpress (SQL) is a bit time consuming, and I'm wondering if there is a better way to do it. With Drupal, there is a module called BackUp&Migrate, which ...
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What are the steps to migrating my blog to a new host?

I recently bought hosting service with Namecheap. I backed up my db from my previous host and now want to migrate everything. I was restoring the db with phpMyAdmin, uploading the sql file, but this ...