[wp-hackers] store all revisions of user metadata in wordpress - possible?
jamie at wunderdojo.com
Fri Aug 9 22:06:31 UTC 2013
I've wondered before why the meta tables don't timestamp -- would make a
world of things easier if they did and seems like it has a ton of
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From: "Nicholas Ciske" <nl at thoughtrefinery.com>
To: wp-hackers at lists.automattic.com
Sent: 8/9/2013 3:05:13 PM
Subject: Re: [wp-hackers] store all revisions of user metadata in
wordpress - possible?
>Yes, my approach would only really work if you already knew the user id
>(or were looping through users) and just wanted to display history.
>Finding a user whose email used to be X would be difficult and hacky.
>I was going for simple ;-)
>A separate table would be far more flexible, but a lot more overhead
>On Aug 9, 2013, at 5:00 PM, Jamie Currie wrote:
>> Interesting approach, wouldn't have thought to do it that way.
>>Wouldn't it make it challenging to do any kind of searching /
>>filtering on the metadata though?
>> Jamie Currie
>> Founder / CEO
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>> Newport Beach, CA 92660
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>> ------ Original Message ------
>> From: "Nicholas Ciske" <nl at thoughtrefinery.com>
>> To: wp-hackers at lists.automattic.com
>> Sent: 8/9/2013 2:40:15 PM
>> Subject: Re: [wp-hackers] store all revisions of user metadata in
>>wordpress - possible?
>>> Try storing all meta data for that user in a serialized array -- add
>>>entries indexed by meta key & timestamp whenever something changes,
>>>then query the history array to display change history for all or one
>>> Make sure you avoid recursion and don't track the history of the
>>>history meta data (or store it in an option with the user_id in the
>>> Nick Ciske
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