[wp-hackers] Plugin to update all posts in a category

Robert Deaton false.hopes at gmail.com
Mon Feb 26 04:35:40 GMT 2007

On 2/25/07, Callum Macdonald <lists.automattic.com at callum-macdonald.com> wrote:
> G'day,
> 3) I plan to use a foreach loop to circle through each post and then use
> the update_post_meta() function. Any feedback on this approach would be
> great.

Depending on how many posts you plan to accommodate, it may (and I say
this with great hesitation) be better to roll your own custom query to
update a batch of posts at once, as writes are expensive and you may
easily stretch the time limit for loading a page. Just a thought.

--Robert Deaton

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