Posts tagged “database”

While doing routine troubleshooting I noticed an error appearing multiple times in the server log (a truncated version is replicated below).

WordPress database error Unknown column 'actioned_text' in 'field list' for query SELECT ... FROM wc_admin_note_actions WHERE ...

Messages in the server log are not necessarily problematic but when the same one is logged multiple times that’s probably a sign to start investigating.

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While doing some testing on a client’s website backup — and I hope you are making backups of your website — we encountered an issue where restoring the database to our development server kept failing. This obviously wasn’t a good sign; if we can’t restore a client’s website then their backups are effectively worthless.

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