[wp-hackers] Permalink Performance

Ashish Saini ashishsainiashfame at gmail.com
Thu Sep 2 17:48:34 UTC 2010

Its the same. It doesn't matter if you put a static string ahead it.
WP will still have to figure things out.

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Ashish Saini aka Ashfame
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On Thu, Sep 2, 2010 at 11:15 PM, Ryan Bilesky <rbilesky at gmail.com> wrote:

> According to http://codex.wordpress.org/Using_Permalinks
> Permalinks for posts should start with some sort of number.
> "For performance reasons, it is *not* a good idea to start your permalink
> structure with the category, tag, author, or postname fields. The reason is
> that these are text fields, and using them at the beginning of your
> permalink structure it takes more time for WordPress to distinguish your
> Post URLs from Page URLs (which always use the text "page slug" as the
> URL),
> and to compensate, WordPress stores a lot of extra information in its
> database (so much that sites with lots of Pages have experienced
> difficulties). So, it is best to start your permalink structure with a
> numeric field, such as the year or post ID."
> Now my question is this, I would like to have my permalinks for posts look
> like this:   mysite.tld/blog/%postname%
> Does anyone know if this will cause any performance issues since they start
> with a static string?
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