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Is it worth using Transients when running WP Super Cache? We have a website that get's updated 20 times a day with new post, so I set a lot transients for queries that don't reflect those updates.

My reasoning is that every time we post, it clears WP Super Cache cache.

Is this overkill?

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sorry, I deleted my long useless answer, but the short answer is just as useless: "it depends on too many factors and is opinionated" ;-) Have you "asked" your server if it really needs it? –  birgire Oct 15 '13 at 15:07
If my homepage has 10 queries on it, 6 of which only need to be updated daily and the DB is 300+ megs...I figure why not use the transient property as it can't hurt. But you're right, I should just try with and without. –  ok1ha Oct 15 '13 at 18:53
I don't quite see the connection between the two from the way you are describing your setup. Could you please elaborate a bit? –  Rarst Oct 15 '13 at 19:44

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