[wp-hackers] Pull Latest Post from Each of 6 Categories

Nathan Rice ncrice at gmail.com
Tue May 5 00:43:03 GMT 2009

Thanks guys ... I'm basically hearing that there's no way for WP_Query to do
this without some sort of custom SQL query.

That's fine ... I just wanted to be sure that there wasn't a way that I was

wp-super-cache helps a lot, and there aren't a lot of issues, but the site
is a pretty large one and I want to make sure it can stand up as it grows.

If anybody has any other advice, I'd be happy to take it into consideration.


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On Mon, May 4, 2009 at 7:05 PM, Jeremy Clarke <jer at simianuprising.com>wrote:

> Yeah, the SQL to accomplish this would be so complicated and prone to
> breaking that you're probably better off working out an
> intricately-complex caching system and using normal queries instead.
> Also: If its just the front page of your site then as long as you have
> wp-supercache or something like that running you probably won't be hit
> too hard because that page will almost always be cached for visitors.
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