[wp-hackers] Plugin best practices: wp_options and storing custom data bits

Austin Matzko if.website at gmail.com
Wed Apr 2 21:17:48 GMT 2008

On Wed, Apr 2, 2008 at 5:09 PM, Stephane Daury <wordpress at tekartist.org> wrote:
>  I'm just wondering if the wp_options avenue would lead to a global slow
> down of the wp install in the long term, since the table is one of the most
> accessed.

I think this could happen, because every page load calls
wp_load_alloptions, which puts all options into the object cache.  If
the options table is huge, this might max out the PHP's memory.

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