[wp-hackers] Handling the featured tags
halukkaramete at gmail.com
Mon Jun 11 21:59:00 UTC 2012
>>But remember that sites don't get much more higher traffic than
WordPress.com and I don't expect they need to hack the code to do odd
things with it.
Though wordpress.com got tons of servers to load balance the traffic,
I do get your point.
It's well said.
On Mon, Jun 11, 2012 at 1:27 PM, Mike Little <wordpress at zed1.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 11, 2012 at 7:10 PM, Haluk Karamete <halukkaramete at gmail.com>wrote:
>> 3 questions:
>> Would you have crafted a different solution for a high traffic, a very
>> high traffic site?
> No I wouldn't.
>> What would be the greatest harm of tapping into the post_date_gmt of
>> the wp_posts? I incline towards the GMT field ( as opposed to using
>> custom fields ) strictly for performance reasons. Again, if the site
>> gets 1 query a day, who cares? But what if the site gets 100000 page
>> views a day.
>> Where do GMT stuff gets used really? Can I just say heck with it and
>> use that instead?
> The GMT date is the one that has to be used for scheduling posts, for RSS
> feeds and more. Without GMT dates scheduling and the like become much
> Of course, you can do what you want with your own site.
> But remember that sites don't get much more higher traffic than
> WordPress.com and I don't expect they need to hack the code to do odd
> things with it.
> Mike Little
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