Past Meetup

Everything You Wanted to Know About the WP Database But Were Afraid to Ask

This Meetup is past

17 people went

Every 1st Monday of the month

Boulder Digital Arts

1600 Range Street Suite 100 · Boulder, CO

How to find us

We will be in Classroom 1 at Boulder Digital Arts

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In this Meetup, we will cover everything you've wanted to know about the WordPress database and were afraid to ask.

We will discuss:

- how the default WP tables relate to each other and how to find things
- best practices for database maintenance and optimization
- how to export and import database tables
- handy SQL queries, such as deleting massive amounts of spam
- how to update the database to a new version
- when/why to use Maria db
- how to safely delete old plugin tables
- how to change a user password
- how to fix database encoding issues
- how and why to change collation method on tables

Please add your questions to the comments.