25 September 2012 ~ 0 Comments

How to move very large WordPress MySQL Databases

I’ve been shifting some things around and came across several very large WordPress databases for a few projects I was hosting. The largest was 1.3GB or 317MB compressed (!) which obviously poses a problem. Most sites – even those of frequent bloggers – amount to well under…

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07 August 2012 ~ 0 Comments

The WPLift Guide to the WordPress Database

WordPress uses a database to store, retrieve and display data. This database is the most crucial part of the CMS, and I believe that WordPress is so successful because of how it structures the database. Since its earliest days WordPress adapted a very simplistic approach which is convenient…

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