[wp-hackers] wpdb Outside of WordPress

David F. Carr david at carrcommunications.com
Fri Nov 16 22:07:34 UTC 2012

I've often created standalone PHP scripts, for example to be used with cron
job, that simply include "/pathto/wp-config.php" and then make use of the
$wpdb object.

Standard disclaimers apply about security concerns / protecting your

On Fri, Nov 16, 2012 at 4:54 PM, scribu <mail at scribu.net> wrote:

> Note that there's an object-oriented MySQL abstraction built right into
> PHP, called PDO.
> Here's just one of many articles that describes the advantages of PDO:
> http://net.tutsplus.com/tutorials/php/pdo-vs-mysqli-which-should-you-use/
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