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wordpress with external mysql (2 posts)

  1. fatboyandy
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    hey there

    Is this possible with wordpress:
    1.Let wordpress act as the front end to a mysql database, with read only access for clients
    2. Also let staff add new stuff to the mysql database through wordpress.
    3. let me administer both and create a rich looking site so both get what they want.

    I am unsure if you can do this, advice anyone?? Hope this makes sense

    Andy

  2. fonglh
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    What you're describing is exactly what WordPress already does.

    However, it uses its own database schema for that. Try installing it on a test server or your own computer and see how it works.

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