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I’m new to SQL and am wondering if I need to use wpdb->prepare for the following query to a table I’ve created global $wpdb; $tablename[...]

Why is my database import losing text widget data?

I’ve created a site in WordPress on our development machine. In the theme we’re using there are numerous widget zones to display text in (sidebar[...]

What SQL Query to do a simple find and replace

Whenever I create a new website I first create a staging site on a subdomain like “”. After everything works correctly[...]

Search and replace text across all posts

I had used the ZD Video Plugin for WP a long time, and now, since my move to WP 3.0.2, it doesn’t work anymore. To embed a YouTube video using the[...]