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Posts tagged: Database

Understanding WordPress GUIDs: What They Are, and Why Change Them

The WordPress GUID is a unique identifier for individual posts, pages, media, and practically any other custom post type. As such, it’s a key element in rendering your WordPress content… Read more

Brad

Nov 17, 2021

The Ultimate Developer’s Guide to the WordPress Database

Here at Delicious Brains we eat, drink and sleep databases. However, we believe that any developer working with WordPress should have some level of knowledge about the database that sits… Read more

Iain

Jun 3, 2020

SQL Query Optimization for Faster WordPress Sites

You know that a fast site == happier users, improved ranking from Google, and increased conversions. Maybe you even think your WordPress site is as fast as it can be… Read more

Iain

Apr 7, 2020

Optimizing Laravel Part 2: Improving Query Performance with Database Indexing

This is article 2 of 4 in the series “Optimizing Laravel” In my last article we looked at some simple commands and some basic code tweaks we could use to… Read more

Gilbert Pellegrom

Mar 26, 2019

Optimizing Laravel Part 1: The Basics

This is article 1 of 4 in the series “Optimizing Laravel” Laravel is a very popular PHP framework these days and can be used for a range of web applications,… Read more

Gilbert Pellegrom

Feb 5, 2019

GDPR for WordPress Developers: Announcing the (Free) Anonymization Addon

Like me you are probably getting ten emails a day from companies announcing changes to their privacy policy or asking you to re-confirm your email address for marketing purposes. This… Read more

Iain

May 23, 2018

Announcing X-Ray For Mergebot: Visualize Your Database Changes

Something new is coming to Mergebot, our solution for making merging database changes easier. One of the hardest things during site development is seeing what has been done to the… Read more

Brad

Nov 15, 2017

Creating a Custom Table with PHP in WordPress

Have you ever wondered what it takes to create a custom table in WordPress or why you would ever want or need to? WordPress comes with many different ways to… Read more

Evan Mattson

Sep 12, 2017

Automating Local WordPress Site Setup with Scripts Part 3: Automating the Rest

This is article 3 of 3 in the series “Automating Local WordPress Site Setup with Scripts” In my last post in the Automating Local WordPress Setup series, I created a… Read more

Matt Shaw

Feb 21, 2017

Automating Local WordPress Site Setup with Scripts Part 2: Creating a WP-CLI Package

This is article 2 of 3 in the series “Automating Local WordPress Site Setup with Scripts” In my previous article in this series, I discussed some simple ways to make… Read more

Matt Shaw

Oct 18, 2016

Managing Custom Tables in WordPress

Once upon a time I tried to build a theme and plugin store into the WordPress dashboard. Kind of like iTunes for WordPress. I called it WP App Store. Long… Read more

Brad

Sep 8, 2015