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A quick rundown on transient data in WordPress: What is it and how to manage it? 

A quick rundown on transient data in WordPress: What is it and how to manage it? 

Author: GoDaddy Garage

Date: July 1, 2022 

Category: Business, Tips and tricks

In WordPress, transients are a particular way of caching data for a certain period of time. Instead of storing data in the object cache, transient data in WordPress is stored only temporarily, with the hopes that it will be updated occasionally. Transients are generated with a set maximum lifetime, after which they expire and are deleted.

However, things can go wrong, over time, and sometimes transient data needs to be managed by you.

Plugin and theme developers typically use transients to store time-sensitive information in your database. This feature helps improve the functionality and speed of your site and reduces

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