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wordpress - sql query - post table - update all publish dates with a random

Posted on 2014-01-29
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on the posts table

What sql query will...

update all publish dates with a random date between two dates  



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I have 10 questions, highest point level - open about sql queries

Soo, Lots of points for an sql guy
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Question by:Matt_Walker01
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Try this:
UPDATE $wpdb->posts
SET post_modified_gmt = (select 
    X.StartDate 
from  (
    select top 1
        dateadd(day, -abs(checksum(newid())) % 100, convert(date, getDate())) StartDate
    from sys.columns c1, sys.columns c2
) X)
WHERE post_status = 'publish'

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