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  • Fender963


    Can anyone walk me through, or tell me what code is needed so that I can use all of the WordPress functions and access my wordpress database from anywhere on my site?

    Thank you!

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  • whooami



    to start with you need this on any page you plan on plugging into your WP install:

    <?php require('path_to/wp-blog-header.php'); ?> <– use the proper path

    from there, sql queries take the form of :

    $wpdb->get_results ...



    Can you tell me which parts of the header specifically are required. What happens if I want to pull from 2 different WordPress databases on the same page? Any help would be appreciated.



    If you want to use “WP functions” on a site/file, as you stated in your title – you need exactly the code whooami posted. Not parts of it.

    You cannot pull data from 2 databases with this method.



    If I install 2 instances of WordPress on my site then but within the same database (and just with different prefixes i.e wp_ and articles_) can I use this method and then somehow just specify which prefix to pull from?

    – Kyle

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