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Connecting to External Database in WordPress

This is possible to use the wpdb object to access any external database and query any table within your WordPress installation. You can even use all the wpdb classes and functions such as get_results. Example: $my_external_db = new wpdb(‘username’,’password’,’database’,’localhost’); $rows = $mydb->get_results(“SELECT * from MYTABLE “); foreach ($rows as $result) : echo $ result ->Title;

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WordPress for small business websites

WordPress is touted the best web platform for small business websites. Here are a few reasons why. Ease of use WordPress is designed to be effortless, especially for those with the most basic computing abilities. If you can operate MS Word, you have enough skills to utilize WordPress. From the moment it is set up,

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WordPress the most popular, Joomla is Growing

There are millions of websites that use content management systems or CMS’s and of the millions, the three systems that own more than 75 percent of the market share are WordPress, Joomla and Drupal. This is according to Builtwith, a web technology information profiler tool. WordPress is the most popular of the three with 62

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How to add Facebook Like Button to WordPress Blog Posts

There are some plugins for WordPress that add Facebook Like button, however we can add this functionality manually by editing single.php file. To do so, go to single.php file and find a place marked as . Then insert this code, for example just bellow. < ?php the_content(' '); ?> < iframe src="http://www.facebook.com/plugins/like.php?href=< ?php the_permalink() ?>&layout=standard&show_faces=true&width=450&action=like&colorscheme=light&height=80″

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WordPress is a program used for blog publishing application and designing websites, powered by PHP and MySQL. Firstly released on May 2003 by Matt Mullenweg as an Open Source project. What does it mean? WordPress is used by hundreds of people nearly all over the world, and you do not have to pay for a

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WordPress 3 released

Few months ago we informed about an upcoming third version of WP. Today, officially WordPress 3.0 is now available for download or upgrade within a dashboard. An official announcement from wordpress.org: WordPress 3.0, the thirteenth major release of WordPress and the culmination of half a year of work by 218 contributors, is now available for

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WordPress 3 is due in early May

WordPress (blogging platform) is about to get another update version 3.0, which is due in early May. Version 3.0 of WordPress is in the beta release stage. It is scheduled for final release in May 2010. Below is the list of some of the enhancements and fixes which WordPress 3 will bring. New menu management

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