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    6 Replies Latest reply on Jun 4, 2008 3:41 AM by introdor

    WordPress Problem. wp_categories database doesn't exist!?

    introdor Wayfarer
      Hi

      The following was posted to the WordPress.org forum a couple of days ago but unfortunately I have not received a single answer, so I was wondering if anyone here would possibly know the answer?

      I have a bit of a strange situation. When I accees my WP blog online the categories and the posts within them are showing correctly. However, if I go into WP Admin and Manage Categories there are no categories showing and I get the following error message:

      "WordPress database error:
      SELECT SQL_CALC_FOUND_ROWS * FROM wp_categories WHERE category_parent = '0' ORDER BY cat_name LIMIT 0, 50"

      I discovered this because I wanted to add an RSS feed using a plugin called SmartRSS. You need to specify a category, of course it states there aren't to choose from! I get the following, similar error message:

      "WordPress database error:
      select cat_ID, cat_name from wp_categories"

      I have had a look at my cpanel / Databases & MyPHPAdmin but I'm afraid my technical knowledge isn't good enough to solve the problem.

      Would really appreciate it if anyone could let me know how to fix this.

      Many thanks
      Rik