wp_defer_comment_counting( bool $defer = null )

Whether to defer comment counting.


Description

When setting $defer to true, all post comment counts will not be updated until $defer is set to false. When $defer is set to false, then all previously deferred updated post comment counts will then be automatically updated without having to call wp_update_comment_count() after.


Parameters

$defer

(Optional)

Default value: null


Return

(bool)


Source

File: wp-includes/comment.php

function wp_defer_comment_counting($defer=null) {
	static $_defer = false;

	if ( is_bool($defer) ) {
		$_defer = $defer;
		// flush any deferred counts
		if ( !$defer )
			wp_update_comment_count( null, true );
	}

	return $_defer;
}


Changelog

Changelog
Version Description
WP-2.5.0 Introduced.