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Opened 13 years ago

Closed 12 years ago

#18873 closed feature request (wontfix)

Add "meta_group" column to postmeta table

Reported by: logikal16's profile logikal16 Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version: 3.3
Component: Database Keywords: reporter-feedback
Focuses: Cc:


As more plugins start using postmeta, the table is getting more unmaintainable.

A "meta_group" column would allow plugins (and WordPress itself) to identify individual rows. This would assist in cleanup, as well as making it easier for plugins to retrieve their data.

For example, all postmeta data created by WordPress would have meta_group = "wp".

Change History (4)

#1 @knutsp
13 years ago

  • Cc knut@… added

#2 @logikal16
13 years ago

Any updates here?

#3 @pento
12 years ago

  • Keywords reporter-feedback added; dev-feedback removed

Could you please give a use case for this that can't be handled by existing code?

#4 @nacin
12 years ago

  • Milestone Awaiting Review deleted
  • Resolution set to wontfix
  • Status changed from new to closed
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