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

Christian Foster christian.foster at gmail.com
Wed Sep 29 14:07:49 UTC 2010

I should also say we're not using the admin screens very often - it's
a front end form for editing/writing posts. It may occasionally have
to be used for dealing with flagged content though.

On Wed, Sep 29, 2010 at 3:04 PM, Christian Foster
<christian.foster at gmail.com> wrote:
> It's for a location based system - the locations are hierarchical -
> i.e. country, state, town, suburb etc. And posts in towns need to be
> viewable at the state level and so on, so it behaves exactly like
> hierarchichal categories would. We could use a flat hierarchy but the
> parents would need to be stored (we have this is a seperate table). Is
> there another way we could do this?
> On Tue, Sep 28, 2010 at 11:49 PM, Mike Schinkel
> <mikeschinkel at newclarity.net> wrote:
>> 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...
>> -Mike
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