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Re: Syncing data between 2 tables of the same database
Posted by: Peter Brawley
Date: May 01, 2018 04:07PM

> clicking the SIGNUP button, I need the above mentioned field data
> passed to the Wordpress wp_users table and columns

Before you write the SQL, you need to specify more logic, eg if there is a wp_users row with the same wp_user column value, update the row destroying the old data, flag the situation as a problem to be resolved manually, skip the row, or what? OTOH if there is no such row, then you'll need to study the wp database & source code to find the validation rules for each column on insert.

Supposing the answer is to overwrite and there are no rules other than do not duplicate the wp_user column, then if the wp_user value exists you could just add this query to what the form is doing

update wp_users
set wp_password='...',wp_email='...'
where wp_user='...';

substituting the dots with form values, and if the form user value does not exist in wp_users, then insert a new row into wp_users.

You've not said if the table for which the form is designed is in the wp db. If not, you'll need to qualify wp_users table references with the wp db name.

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