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Change Table Prefix


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This plugin is mainly useful if you have not changed the database prefix at the time of installation and want to change post installation to make your website more secure and protected from SQL injections. With the use of this plug-in you can easily replace your database default prefix to any other prefix in single click.

As in most of the cases adminer are not changing the WordPress default database table prefix, it is easy for any hackers to inject to your database as all the default tables names are know for all. But if you modify your database tables prefix then your tables names are become unknown to outside world.

Plug-in URL: Change Table Prefix


  • Can change database tables prefix in post installation.
  • Tables prefix will change by single click.
  • Works well for multi site present in a single database.
  • Both the custom and random generated prefix facility available.
  • Minimize the SQL injection.


  • Upload change-table-prefix to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  • Activate the plug-in through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.
  • Configure the new prefix in Settings -> Change Table Prefix.


Worked 100%

Well, it worked for ME flawlessly. Better back up your database before running the plugin.

Excelent plugin!!!

Not big, but small en great!!
Does everything necessary with 1 click.
Changes with 1 click:
Table prefix , wp-config, options-table and user-meta.

Thanks a lot!


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  • Tested with upto WP 4.5.2
  • Disable direct access.
  • Added Last time table prefix change details.
  • Added maintenance mode feature during table prefix change.


  • Fixed issues. Tested with 4.2


  • This is the first version