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This post summarizes the dev chat meeting from May 9th. (agenda, Slack archive).

How we deal with “random” products and caching

Currently results from product shortcodes are saved in cache for 30 days, and this is raising issues with “Random” products since some users feel it is too much time.

All results were randomly chosen, even if you refresh five times and see the same products, not to mention that “Random” does not mean “New every page refresh”.

We decided to do a few extra queries, creating a range of random products saved in cache, so every page refresh we can randomly choose a range of products already cached and shuffle them. This will create an impression that have new products for every page refresh without the burden of querying new products each time.

Progress with CRUD search

We decided to split it into every CRUD object, so will be done products…

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