[wp-hackers] Slow w/ Permalinks

Eric Marden wp at xentek.net
Wed Jul 23 04:24:59 GMT 2008

> I have determined it's only slow when i activate my custom permalink:
> /%category%/%postname%

You need to include either the post_id or some other numeric data in  
your permalink recipe or else it has to look through all the slugs for  
a match - this is why its slow.

Try this tried and true recipe instead: /%category%/%post_id%/%postname 

More info: http://codex.wordpress.org/Using_Permalinks#Using_only_.25postname.25


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