[wp-hackers] Permalink Performance
rbilesky at gmail.com
Thu Sep 2 18:01:05 UTC 2010
Thanks otto, that was a good article, really explained things well. Since
the issue only exists if you have alot of pages I think I should be ok
either way. My site is mostly post-centric and will have maybe 5-10 pages,
probably closer to 5 once I get everything worked out.
On Thu, Sep 2, 2010 at 10:51 AM, Otto <otto at ottodestruct.com> wrote:
> Not true. A static string at the front of the custom permalink string
> will avoid the issue.
> It depends on your setup and the particular permalink string you use.
> - If you use just %postname% as the permalink string, then yes.
> - If you use blog/%postname% as the permalink string, then no.
> Also, this only actually causes a problem if you have a lot of Pages.
> See my post on the topic:
> On Thu, Sep 2, 2010 at 12:48 PM, Ashish Saini
> <ashishsainiashfame at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Its the same. It doesn't matter if you put a static string ahead it.
> > WP will still have to figure things out.
> > Thanks & Regards
> > Ashish Saini aka Ashfame
> > (Deserve Before You Desire)
> > Homepage : http://www.ashfame.com | Blog : http://blog.ashfame.com |
> > : http://twitter.com/ashfame
> > On Thu, Sep 2, 2010 at 11:15 PM, Ryan Bilesky <rbilesky at gmail.com>
> >> 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
> >> structure with the category, tag, author, or postname fields. The reason
> >> 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
> >> like this: mysite.tld/blog/%postname%
> >> Does anyone know if this will cause any performance issues since they
> >> with a static string?
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