Configuring Automatic Sync
This feature is frequently used in conjunction with Bright reporting.
Using it very simple and involves listing the user meta field names here:
Just list the field names here.
Forcing A Sync
When you modify the list above, to have all of your users instantly updated in the Bright database, please manually initiate a sync:
Managing Timeouts in Full Syncs
If you have a very large number of users in your WordPress site, and depending on your web server configuration, you may get a Timeout when initiating a full sync.
While not ideal, the following flags can help you recover from this:
Setting the "skip" option means you won't reprocess fields from today, and setting a limit can help gain insight into how the sync is progressing.
When does a user's metadata get synced automatically?
- Whenever they view a page.
- Whenever they edit their profile.
- After user registration.
- After an administrator edits their profile.
If two websites are pointed at the same Bright Realm/database, do they overwrite each other?
They don't. User metadata is associated in the bright database with the source website URL.