When you uninstall a plugin in WordPress, it often leaves behind the database tables it created and a bloated database. Here’s how to easily delete those leftover database tables in WordPress.
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It might be easy to migrate a WordPress site, but changing its domain name is not as straightforward. Here’s how you can change the domain name of a WordPress site.
Airtable is a modern cloud-based relational database with a simple spreadsheet approach that can help organize anything, especially large amounts of data. Here’s a closer look at it.
You can improve the speed and performance of WordPress by making regular cleanups of your database. Here are some plugins to clean up the WordPress database.
The problem we face right now is that we do not have a clear line drawn on what “enough” data about an individual is. Where do we draw the limit on data collection?
If you enter foreign character in WordPress, but only see question marks (???) showing up, here is the fix for this issue without losing any data.
Sodadb is a simple online database that brings along the promise of being always free and no skill level required for setup and usage.
Is your WordPress blog running a little slow? Sometimes all you need to do is give it a quick cleaning and optimize the database. Just like with your computer and Web browsers, your WordPress database gets filled with unneeded files like drafts, revisions, and spam comments. Luckily, removing them is a piece of cake.
Previously, I have shown you how to schedule a database backup using cron job and email yourself the database file, but if you have a big database, you will find that the emailing method might not work as well as you want it to be. A good alternative to this is to upload your database […]
For backing up of your WordPress database, there are plenty of plugins around that can get the job done. Some of them backup only your database while others backup the whole WP directory. If you have used WordPress long enough, you will realize that these plugins are not reliable. They will work one day and […]
When most people think OpenOffice, they think of word processing or spreadsheets. What many people do not realize is that OpenOffice also includes Base, a database system roughly equivalent to MS Access. Many businesses and individuals use these systems to allow even non-technical people to enter, store, retrieve and organize their data. Using Base, you […]
Bloggers, have you ever been in the situation where you want to make changes to your site (such as changing of theme, installing new plugins etc), but afraid that it will break your site? A lot of time, we wish to implement some changes and see how it looks like on the live site, without […]
I love WordPress. I love its user-friendliness and how easy you can get it installed and running within 5 mins. I love its extensibility and the plugin system that enable us to increase its functionality without any coding needed. However, despite all the love, WordPress is not perfect. There are plenty of times where you […]
Unless you have make an attempt to change the table prefix before installing your WordPress blog, chances are that your WP database is still using the default ‘wp_’ as the table prefix. With this default prefix, hackers can easily perform a SQL injection attacks on your database and wreak havoc to your site. The best […]
Is your WordPress site running slow? Use these tricks to clean up your WordPress database and make your site run fast again.