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The wpdb class, accessed via the $wpdb global variable, is used to interact with the WordPress database

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Get terms that contain posts that in turn belong to other terms?

So I have custom taxonomy called "shape" and another one called "color". If I want to get the list terms under shape that contain posts that are also present in terms under color, how do I do that? ...
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wpdb inside foreach loop only returns first result - 2 other similar cases found [closed]

@Milo Problem solved, found spaces in the array $arrname. I was trying to get post id using post_name. First of all I stored all post_name in an array an then loop through the array to use the key ...
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How to use remote db tables in current config? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Shared Members between two different wordpress installations with different databases For example I have 2 different wordpress installations with different domains and hosts. ...
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ob_end_flush error when using wpdb in plugin

I created a small plugin to test database interactions in wordpress. I have a small function that inputs the arguments to the table. If i call my function in a themefile it inputs my test values to ...
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WP_Query search by multiple meta key and distance

I am having two meta keys, longitude and latitude, and what I am trying to do is the equivalent of the google store location algorithm for distance, in wp_query: SELECT id, ( 3959 * acos( cos( ...
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$wpdb: Counting posts corresponding to 3 terms in 3 different taxonomies

It's easier if I made an example: I have a custom post type MYPOSTTYPE, with 3 taxonomies TAX_1, TAX_2 and TAX_3 If I have 3 terms: 'TERM_TAX_1' in TAX_1, 'TERM_TAX_2' in TAX_2, and 'TERM_TAX_3' in ...
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How do I batch create revisions of all posts?

I cleaned up an old-site from pasted tags, manually created lists, etc, and I'd like to keep the old posts as "revisions", so we can easily "compare" with the old posts and retrieve/revert the ...
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Get post featured image id with $wpdb

I'm not a sql expert, but with some help and copying from queries I've found on the web I got this working one that gets the 20 closest places (custom post type) to a specific latitude and longitude ($...
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Get multiple custom field values in a $wpdb query [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to query posts based on lat-lng coordinate as post meta? I want to create a $wpdb query that select the closest places (custom post type) near the current coordinates ($...
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$wpdb->get_results() returns good result only in first foreach iteration

I've got strange issue when I am using $wpdb->get_results() in content-single.php in Twenty Eleven theme. $wpdb->get_results() returns proper values only in first loop iteration. I've got simple ...
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$wpdb not being defined in function: Fatal error: Call to a member function query() on a non-object

For some reason the $wpdb object is not being defined in one particular function. I have four other functions in the file that are using $wpdb and all are working fine except this one simple delete ...
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Converting the_content string to an array?

I have created a custom taxonomy, this taxonomy is dedicated to image attachments, when I upload my images $post->post_content returns a string like: '[caption id="attachment_98" align="alignnone" ...
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Compare string with post id in wpdb and do stuff when match is found

I'm looking for some help tying in with the wpdb to compare and change certain values. I'm very novice with mysql handling so I really appreciate any help on this matter! What I want to do is to go ...
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How to Use Wildcards in $wpdb Queries Using $wpdb->get_results & $wpdb->prepare?

I am attempting to make a custom search for BuddyPress groups. Here is my method: public function search_groups($string){ global $wpdb; $results = $wpdb->get_results($wpdb->prepare( ...
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Wordpress choose wrong database

I have 2 databases. When I include the database connection (with a include('filename.php');) wordpress acts really strange. I can't login, the wordpress username and password is right but it tries to ...
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Display data from a non wordpress database on a page template

I am using a sql query to access information to display on a wordpress page by adding the below code to a page template. I know the query works as I've tested it in phpmyadmin. $rows = $newdb->...
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Code only works every other time its run

This code below works fine as long as I leave the $wpdb query commented out. However, I'm trying to clear the current settings before I write the new ones into the db. That's the purpose of the $wpdb ...
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Nothing happens on Wordpress Update command

I made a function in Wordpress, which should update one field status to 0. But no changes are made to the database. I don't know what is the reason. Can someone please help. I tried looking into ...
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Increment value (value = value+1) of $wpdb->update

This sql query $wpdb->query("UPDATE log SET total=total+1 WHERE id='1')"); How do I turn it into $wpdb->update() statement? Ex. $wpdb->update('log', array('total'=>'total+1'), array('id'=&...
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Checking if meta_value exists for any user

I'm using gravity forms for a sign-up form and I set up a hidden field that is automatically filled with a random string generated and passed to the form by add_filter("...
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How to combine jQuery in-place editor with $wpdb->update

i am trying to use jQuery in-place editor (http://code.google.com/p/jquery-in-place-editor/) on WordPress to update certain values of a custom made table in my database. I am not really skilled with ...
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Why am i getting this error? WordPress database error: [Query was empty]

I am using Wordpress 3.4.2, latest version! I have no plugins installed except the one that I am writing. So Here's the deal, I'm reading a json feed and i'm trying to import its content into a ...
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Creating and Using Tables in the Wordpress Database

I plan on having over 2,000 pages per subject on my WordPress website and since each subject will require custom page types I would like to create tables for each subject in the WordPress Database. ...
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$wpdb query a post type within a specific taxonomy term while ordering posts by custom meta value?

I have a custom post type 'event', a custom meta field 'event_date' and a custom taxonomy 'locations'. I want to query $wpdb to retrieve posts in this way posts must be of the 'event' post type '...
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pull custom fields values from wp-database in a nested foreach loop

I am trying to display custom fields on my template values of which i am pulling from postmeta table doing something wrong with a loop or not writing the foreach args correctly not sure whats the ...
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Join new table with SQL query

I created a plugin with a new table (wp_soundcloud) and I need to retrieve the data from that new table along with the post data. Here is my query: $querystr = " SELECT $wpdb->posts.*, ...
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Detect featured image among the attached images

I use the following code to extract the attached images from a post with ID: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'attachment', 'post_parent' => $product_id, '...
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populate select options from extra mysql table data

hi guys i am trying to populate a select element with options from the data in one of my sql tables heres what i have so far: <? $SQL = "SELECT * FROM pt_country ORDER BY name"; $rs = $wpdb-&...
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How to split the a table in database?

Is there any option to split the tables in more tables in different databases? The problem is that my the wp_posts table is to big and it takes a lot of time to show in the Dashboards... (more than 20 ...
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Problem in creating table through plugin code

I'm using the following code to create the database table using plugin. However, the table is neither getting created nor I'm getting any error message. The code is as follows: global $wpdb; ...
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find a random blogid across my multisite network that has at least one post published

I need to find a random blog across my multisite network that has at least one post published of a certain post_type, and return its blogid as a variable so I can use it in a switch_to_blog() call. I ...
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Using WPDB to output raw XML fails because of wp-blog-header.php

I'm coding a plugin. One particular file of this plugin is supposed to pull data from the plugin's custom DB table, and output it with minimal processing as raw XML. The problem is, to get the WPDB ...
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Creating an auto result search bar

I'm trying to create a search bar that will show me titles of posts when the user types into the text field. I'm completely new to this and I really don't know how to go about doing this. What would ...
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Build index page from custom fields

Im starting to delve deeper into Wordpress custom fields and wanting to replicate this page in Wordpress: http://www.clubsact.com.au/corporate/index.php So my site is not tightly structured to a ...
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Query most popular terms by taxonomy over 2 week period

I have written SQL for a query that pulls the most used taxonomy terms for selected taxonomies that are published, do not have a parent post are not in a comma separated list over the past two weeks --...
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Problem adding 'has-children' class to wp_nav_menu

According to a number of references online, I should be able to use the following function to add the class, has-children, to menu items that have children under them: function gtp_nav_menu_css_class(...
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How to dispaly post informations (such as titles) in an admin plugin menu page?

I'm trying to develop a WP plugin to show post(or page) related information (such as show all post title in a list) in an admin menu page. I tried to use "The Loop", but it seems like "The Loop" ...
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Are there risks associated with using wp_options table using wpdb to update theme options

I am making a theme and it has so many options that need to be updated via jquery's ajax.Having looked at ways of updating wp_options via ajax,i have hypothesised that updating the wp_options table ...
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Database slowdown after update to 3.4.1

I own a wordpress installation, and Updated to 3.4.1. After the upgrade, I got a very strange slowdown to my wordpress. After all, I used the define('SAVEQUERIES', true); in my wp-config.php with ...
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wpdb updating record in wordpress with json adds extra array elements

This is killing me - I keep getting magical array elements added to my updated array in WP. For example if my query is (var_dumped below): string(70) "UPDATE wp_mytable SET already_played = '[9]' ...
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How Can I Use $wpdb in PayPal IPN file?

I'm currently writing a plugin that requires the PayPal IPN, since the IPN is not inside the main plugin file, I have no way to use $wpdb. If you know a way to do this that will work with all ...
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Different sql queries count indicator on the main page [closed]

I use w3_total_cache plugin. But i can`t understand what is going on sometimes. I have enabled database caching and debug info at the bottom. Sometimes on the main page 90-96 db queries, sometimes 495-...
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How to Get All Taxonomies AND All Terms For Each Taxonomy With Post Count Zero

Is there an easy way of obtaining every registered taxonomy and for each registered taxonomy, get all the terms for that taxonomy, and for each term, get the post count, without actually fetching all ...
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$wpdb->get_var not returning a result

I launched mysql and confirmed this query returns a result: mysql> SELECT * FROM wp_posts WHERE post_parent = 68 AND post_type = 'attachment' AND post_name = 'side-logo-auto2' LIMIT 1; 1 row in ...
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Custom $wpdb Query for Custom Post Type by Category

I am using the following code to output a list of items in my 'documents' Custom Post type by Year and Month. <ul> <?php $post_type = 'documents'; global $wpdb; /**/ $years = $wpdb->...
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Altering term_id and name via $wpdb class

$s = $_POST['submitterms']; $querystr = " SELECT $wpdb->terms.* FROM $wpdb->terms WHERE lower($wpdb->terms.name) like '%$s%' "; $...
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Can i use php sql functions instead of $wpdb?

I'm new to WordPress and was wondering why in WordPress API do they tell you to use functions such as prepare(), insert(), get_col(), get_row(), query(), etc. when technically I can use the built-in ...
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SQL query not working in alphabetical post title/content search

I have an ajax request using wp_ajax sending one variable named "q" what I want to do is after the script get's the request to look inside the db and fetch the title and id of the corresponding posts ...
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Disable (or limit) queries when certain content (or data) is not needed (or showed)

Currently I am making a custom design for a site. The problem I'm seeing in Wordpress is about almost all data pulled out from the database. While in certain pages - like front-page.php - it only ...
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get_var is neither a string, integer, or array …?

$vote_count = $wpdb->get_var($wpdb->prepare("SELECT votes FROM wp_mytable WHERE product = %s AND company = %s", $product, $company)); if(is_int($vote_count))...