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categories : is there a maximum (4 posts)

  1. somebaudy
    Member
    Posted 6 years ago #

    hello WordPress community,
    I'm currently managing a blog with 95 categories and it's very concept may very much lead us in the 150+ categories.

    Is there a maximum number of categories built in WordPress ? Is there a number categories that's wise not to cross ?

    thanks in advance

  2. MichaelH
    Member
    Posted 6 years ago #

    No maximum, but navigating to the proper category in Write-Post will always be fun.

    Also consider tags rather than Categories.

    http://www.google.com/search?q=wordpress+tags+vs.+categories

  3. Kafkaesqui

    Posted 6 years ago #

    Note there actually is a maximum number, based on restrictions set by the database schema. But it's one of those really really big computing values, so it's just as good to say 'no, no maximum.' :)

  4. Michael Torbert
    WordPress Virtuoso
    Posted 6 years ago #

    What is the number? Are we talking in the thousands, or in the 5*10^123 type of number?

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