[wp-trac] [WordPress Trac] #55396: Automatically add table prefix on WordPress setup

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#55396: Automatically add table prefix on WordPress setup
 Reporter:  sruthi89                   |       Owner:  (none)
     Type:  enhancement                |      Status:  closed
 Priority:  normal                     |   Milestone:
Component:  Security                   |     Version:
 Severity:  normal                     |  Resolution:  duplicate
 Keywords:  has-patch has-screenshots  |     Focuses:
Changes (by swissspidy):

 * status:  new => closed
 * resolution:   => duplicate
 * milestone:  Awaiting Review =>


 Duplicate of #11454.

 The table prefix is not a security feature.

 Its purpose is to make it easier to run multiple WP installations in a
 single database, e.g. on a shared hosting environment.

 Thus it does not make sense to randomize it.

Ticket URL: <https://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/55396#comment:2>
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