How to interact with database? (1 post)

  1. wisdomlabs
    Posted 3 years ago #

    I'd like to write a script that interacts with my google Drive account and my wp database. If this seems feasible, would that script need to be inside of wp / on my local machine?

    My sense was that some of what I'd like to do should be possible with the wpdb method. Some basic questions to that end:

    1) If I write a script to add elements to the db, where would I run it?
    2) Will the script need to be in php?

    About the script:

    Ideally it would include one cron job which uploads updates to my wp database; and another which sends out a newsletter with the gDrive spreadsheet info.

    I think the latter should be possible using the Newsletter Manager plug-in. How about the former? If this seems possible, any recommendations?

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