How To Optimize WordPress Queries

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Although WordPress is a system that performs well in general, it's worth delving a bit deeper into performance considerations when building plugins and themes for general distribution. You never know who will be using your plugin or theme, it might be a site with thousands of posts. At that level, the difference between an efficient plugin/theme and one that is not will be very evident.
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Although WordPress is a system that performs well in general, it’s worth delving a bit deeper into performance considerations when building plugins and themes for general distribution. You never know who will be using your plugin or theme, it might be a site with thousands of posts. At that level, the difference between an efficient plugin/theme and one that is not will be very evident.

So is it possible to improve WordPress query performance using some tricks? Sure! Read Thomas Griffin’s article in which he explains some very cool methods of increasing the speed of queries run by our plugins or themes.

If you have any questions, please go ahead and ask in the comments section.

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Jean Galea

Jean Galea is an investor, entrepreneur, and blogger. He is the founder of WP Mayor, the plugins WP RSS Aggregator and Spotlight, as well as the Mastermind.fm podcast. His personal blog can be found at jeangalea.com.

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