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WordPress Web Application Development - Second Edition by Rakhitha Nimesh Ratnayake

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Exploring the role of existing tables

Assuming that most of you are existing WordPress developers, you will have a solid understanding of an existing database table structure. However, I suggest that you continue with this section as web applications can have a different perspective on using these tables. Based on the functionality, we will categorize the existing tables into four sections as follows:

  • User-related tables
  • Post-related tables
  • Term-related tables
  • Other tables

Let's look at how each table fits into these categories and their roles in web applications.

User-related tables

This section consists of two tables for keeping the user-related information of your application. Let's take a look at the relationship between user-related tables before ...

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