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  • Using Elasticsearch on Your WordPress Site

    Elasticsearch is a great way to speed up certain aspects of your WordPress site. Combined with the ElasticPress plugin, many sites can see substantial benefits when performing large or complex database queries. Elasticsearch Benefits Depending on the nature of your WordPress site, here's a few th...

  • Performing a Search and Replace on Your WordPress Site

    When doing things like switching a staging site over to production or changing the primary domain on your WordPress site, you'll likely need to perform a search and replace. In this article, we'll show you a few different ways to perform a search and replace on your WordPress site's database. War...

  • Checking WordPress Database Sizes with WP-CLI

    By using a simple WP-CLI command, you can easily find the size of your WordPress database, as well as the sizes of the individual tables inside it. In this article, we'll show you how to check your database and table sizes with WP-CLI. Getting the Total Database Size To get your total database si...

  • Searching Your WordPress Database with WP-CLI

    Searching through entire databases can be a hassle, but WP-CLI makes it easy. Here's how to search your WordPress site's database for the information you need. Searching All Database Tables Standard Behavior: Search All Registered Tables By default, the standard database search command will only ...

  • Manually Updating Your WooCommerce Database via Command Line

    In certain cases, the WooCommerce plugin will update, but the WooCommerce database update will fail. The failure of updating the database is usually caused by PHP timing out, especially on the shared hosting environment, since PHP only has 60 seconds to execute via a web request. This version mis...