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  • Resolved Rox-1

    (@rox-1)


    I’m developing an app and social platform for my project – but it’s all no code… πŸ™‚

    I’m looking for a way to allow the app user to press a submit button in the app, and send information from the app (stored in a database that isn’t WordPress) to a section on the social site – a little like an activity widget or similar, displaying the information intended to be sent.

    The social site is using the Peepso platform on WordPress, and I’m using Xano as a database for my app.

    Does this sound feasible with WP Data Access?

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  • Plugin Author Passionate Programmer Peter

    (@peterschulznl)

    Hi @rox-1,

    Hope I understand your use case correctly…

    Where is your data stored? If this is a MySQL or MariaDB, you can create a remote connection from WP Data Access (presuming you are aloud to remote access the database) and use that connection to create a publication. The publication is read only. Then create a widget for the publication to show your data on your WordPress server as well as external servers. This isn’t very hard to setup.

    Is this what you are looking for?

    Best regards,
    Peter

    Thread Starter Rox-1

    (@rox-1)

    Thanks for the quick reply Peter. πŸ™‚

    It’s Xano, so it’s based on PostgreSQL. It allows remote access with APIs so all my app data is stored and retrieved from there.

    I’m a complete novice here, but if you think this is possible I’m more than happy to get signed up!

    Is there a ticketing system where I can be a little more specific about my use case?

    Thanks,

    Paul.

    Plugin Author Passionate Programmer Peter

    (@peterschulznl)

    Hi Paul,

    It is not possible to directly connect to PostgreSQL. It can be done, but this requires you to setup a custom gateway as explained here:
    https://wpdataaccess.com/docs/documentation/remote-database-connections/odbc-jdbc/

    Wizard support (no coding) is planned for next year, but it is not yet available. Sorry!

    >>> Is there a ticketing system where I can be a little more specific about my use case?

    No ticketing system, but you can use the contact form on the plugin website to get in touch. 😊

    Best regards,
    Peter

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