[wp-hackers] Is there a limit to the number of sub categories?

Bernard D. Tremblay (ben) bentrem at aol.com
Sat Mar 8 04:05:29 GMT 2008

I found this from [WP-Pro] ...
... is there in effect a glass-ceiling to the number of categories?
Is the number of categories limited to "30-ish"?


Michael <michaelatsemperfiwebdesign.com> wrote:
>  I am using wordpress as a CMS, and currently have 3500+ categories... 
> There are 30ish top-level categories, each with a number of 2nd level 
> categories, each with a number of 3rd level categories... when I add 
> additional 3rd level categories, often they don't show up in 
> admin>manage>categories or on the site itself, though they are in 
> MySQL, I am not using any caching plugin, and have installed and run 
> the flush-cache plugin
>  Sometimes it takes a few minutes, hours, or days for the 3rd level 
> categories to show up.
> It's not my browser cache, there's no system cache that I know of on 
> the server, and I don't have any caching plugins.

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