[wp-hackers] wpdb and caching
halukkaramete at gmail.com
Mon Feb 4 21:33:17 UTC 2013
You are absolutely right.
On Mon, Feb 4, 2013 at 1:30 PM, Nathaniel Taintor
<goldenapplesdesign at gmail.com> wrote:
> You're probably getting the number stored in the comment_count column from
> the wp_posts table. To prevent having to recount comments (an expensive db
> query) on the fly, the comment count is stored in the posts table and only
> updated on comment-related actions (saving/approving a new comment on a
> post, deleting a comment, etc.)
> Look at the function wp_update_comment_count_now() to update comment counts
> on all posts after doing a direct database manipuation.
> Nathaniel Taintor, Designer/Developer
> *Golden Apples Design*
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> On Mon, Feb 4, 2013 at 1:07 PM, Haluk Karamete <halukkaramete at gmail.com>wrote:
>> This is right from the wpdb codex (
>> SELECT a Row
>> ... If more than one row is returned by the query, only the specified
>> row is returned by the function, but all rows are cached for later
>> use. ....
>> My question is on the caching. Where is the cache kept? Are we talking
>> about a mysql server cache here? Or is there a transient like
>> implementation that I could not spot in the core?
>> The reason I found myself dealing with the cache matter is because
>> when I display the number of comments for the most popular posts, I'm
>> stuck with the old number of comments even though I programmatically
>> truncated the wp_comments and wp_commentsmeta, and there are
>> absolutely no records in those tables, but yet, I still see numbers
>> like 1,175 comments on display.
>> I do not have any caching plugins to blame. And the theme that I'm
>> using is using the plain old
>> comments_popup_link(__('No Comment','source'), __('1
>> Comment','source'), __('% Comments','source')); code.
>> What could be the reason of getting a display of old number of
>> comments on the display?
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