Tag Archives: MySQL

MySQL is (as of 2008) the world’s most widely used open source relational database management system (RDBMS) that runs as a server providing multi-user access to a number of databases. It is named after co-founder Michael Widenius’ daughter, My. The SQL phrase stands for Structured Query Language.

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WordPress Database Functions

The WordPress database class is quite extensive and provides a range of methods to work effectively with the database and thereby use the WordPress standard. You can find the class in /wp-includes/wp-db.php where the individual methods are documented. I show the most important ones and give some small examples. It is important to work with […]

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Delete all Feed Cache via SQL in WordPress

The Feed-Cache of WordPress is in the database, it’s in the table options and sometimes you like to delete it. With a little SQL this is done quite quickly – but be careful, there is no way back! Within WordPress I do it with the help of the Plugin Adminer, which allows a complete mySQL […]

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CRON Jobs Give WordPress Users Peace of Mind

If you’ve never had a website go missing, then you’re very lucky. Your host can have a network error or hardware failure that loses your site’s files. A malicious hacker can penetrate your FTP server and replace your site with files of his choice. You might get curious about a new plugin, install it, and […]

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Should My WordPress Site Use a Related Posts Plugin?

Related Posts Plugins are an amazing way to keep a visitor engaged on your site. By doing some magic on the backend of a site, they can make tailored post suggestions according to the content on-page. Tailored recommendations will boost average time on site, average page views, and the like. Related posts are also awesome […]

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New To WordPress – Where to Start

Step One – Read   flowchart WordPress is a great product. It’s easy-to-use, quite powerful, and flexible. Before you invest your valuable time and energy into installing WordPress, there are some documents you need to read to help you get started. About Weblogs – What is Blogging all about? What is WordPress? WordPress Features Before […]

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WordPress Semantics

Introduction to WordPress Terminology WordPress was created by the developers as weblogging or blogging software. A blog, as defined in the Codex Glossary, is an online journal, diary, or serial, published by a person or group of people. Many blogs are personal in nature, reflecting the opinions and interests of the owner. But, blogs are […]

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First Steps With WordPress

Now What? You’ve just completed the 5 Minute Installation of WordPress or one-click install from your web host. Now what? Let’s take a step-by-step tour through your WordPress site and see how the different functions work and how to make your new site your own. During the first part of this tutorial, please don’t change […]

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C++: A language for next generation web apps

On Monday, I was pleased to be an uninvited speaker at Waterloo Devhouse, hosted in Postrank’s magnificent office. After making some surreptitious alterations to their agile development wall, I gave a tongue-in-cheek talk on how C++ can fit in to a web application. There were other cool presentations there too. Check it oot! Er, out! […]

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Resetting Your WordPress Password With phpMyAdmin

    Knowing how to reset your WordPress password from phpMyAdmin is one of the essential things you should know about because for some reason if your site is hacked, or something else, you are no longer able to login to your admin panel using the login information, and you are not able to reset the […]

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Multiple WordPress Installation Using a Single Database

  Sometimes there are more than one WordPress installation is necessary, but your host might have limited MySQL Database allowance. Well the solution to that problem is having multiple WordPress installation in one database. You must install WordPress manually in order for this to work. Most one click programs like Fantastic would not let you […]