[wp-hackers] Does the term_taxonomy count get updated for future
lists.automattic.com at callum-macdonald.com
Mon Apr 14 09:41:51 GMT 2008
It appears that the wp_update_term_count() function is only called
within the wp_delete_object_term_relationships() and
wp_set_object_terms() functions. For the post_tag and category
taxonomies, the _update_post_term_count() function is called to update
This function uses the following SQL query:
SELECT COUNT(*) FROM $wpdb->term_relationships, $wpdb->posts WHERE
$wpdb->posts.ID = $wpdb->term_relationships.object_id AND post_status =
'publish' AND post_type = 'post' AND term_taxonomy_id = '$term';
This query only counts terms which are applied to published posts.
Therefore, it does not count any terms where the post_status is future.
That makes sense.
However, I can't find anywhere when the wp_update_term_count() function
is called when a post is transitioned from future to publish status. So,
in theory, if a user published a whole bunch of future posts and then
didn't post anything else, the term_counts would never be updated.
I'm pretty sure this is correct, and therefore a bug, but I'm not
absolutely 100% confident, so I haven't filed it in trac yet. Can anyone
confirm if this is correct, or if in fact I've missed something?
Cheers - Callum.
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