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WordPress stores user generated content, along with other configurable information, in a database (typically MySQL).

A database is a structured collection of data. The data are typically organized to model relevant aspects of reality, in a way that supports processes requiring this information (source).

All content, settings, and plugin data relating to WordPress is stored in a MySQL database by default, but other database systems can be used.

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