[wp-hackers] $cache_categories

Alex King lists at alexking.org
Wed Jan 4 00:17:07 GMT 2006

Could we make categories an array property of the post object so they  
are be easily accessed?


The post queries can pull the categories from the cache into each  
$post, then regardless of the cache used, all the theme and plugin  
folks need to do is access $post->categories.



On Jan 3, 2006, at 4:19 PM, Ryan Boren wrote:

> On Tue, 2006-01-03 at 15:11 -0500, Austin Matzko wrote:
>> On 1/3/06, Kaf Oseo <kaf at szub.net> wrote:
>>> I'm pulling category data from
>>> the wp_object_cache object available through $GLOBALS* now:
>>> $GLOBALS['wp_object_cache']->cache['category'][$cat]
>> Thanks, Kaf.  That's exactly what I needed to know.
> Please don't do this.  If someone is using a replacement cache, this
> won't work.  Plus, these are the sort of things that make plugins so
> fragile to core changes.  If we need to add API, let's add API instead
> of digging in the guts of WP.
> What method was being used in 1.5 that is no longer working?  Can you
> not use get_queried_object_id() or get_query_var('cat')?
> Ryan

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