Posted by Leonid Mamchenkov on August 27, 2007
The upcoming release of WordPress 2.3 introduces a new way of tagging and categorizing posts and links. It replaces the old way of categories and should provide enough flexibility to replace a whole bunch of plugins. Or, at least, make those plugins much simpler.
This new feature required a few changes in the WordPress database scheme. Gladly, Ryan Boren has posted the description of changes in the database structure.
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Posted by Leonid Mamchenkov on August 8, 2007
Update: This article is also available in Chinese (thanks to Denis).
WordPress, as most other modern content management systems, is a very database-centric application. It keeps all information in the database – blog settings, posts, comments, links, users, etc. Therefor it is important to understand how the database is organized, what types of data is stored there, and how different things are linked to each other.
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