The Transients API provides a standardized way to store data temporarily (with an expiration time) in the database.

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Does set_transient() overwrite/update transient option with same key?

Basically that's the question - I wonder if set_transient() overwrites/updates a transient option with the same key?
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wp-cron.php - How are WP's Cron transients removed?

I have a Wordpress Network that I am tasked with disabling the WP Cron and replacing it with an Apache Cron. I have set up a PHP script that when called by an Apache Cron will loop through all sites ...
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Are transients garbage collected?

This question got me thinking Transient RSS feeds in wp_options not removed automatically? Transients are supposed to expire and be deleted. However the only way I see this handled is when transient ...
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Long option names fail silently?

This was really driving me crazy. I was debugging some code with code-generated transient names and they were failing like crazy for no apparent reason. After much much pain and experimentation I ...