[wp-hackers] Limiting number of terms in admin section edit screen

Mike Schinkel mikeschinkel at newclarity.net
Tue Sep 28 22:49:05 UTC 2010

On Sep 28, 2010, at 12:43 PM, Jeremy Clarke wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 28, 2010 at 10:34 AM, Christian Foster wrote:
>> I've just imported 27000 taxonomy terms, but the admin screen keeps
>> freezing for long periods when editing posts as it tries to load all
>> of them into the checkbox list.
> Also: When you have that many terms it makes me question your decision to
> use taxonomy. Do you even have a post for each term in your system? Why not
> use postmeta if the data you need to save is so varied?

I had exactly the same impression when I read about the 27,000 terms.  Make me this taxonomy may not be the best solution for the use-case...


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