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browse Members Does Not Show Member Count

  • August 5, 2017 9:18 AM EDT
    Steps to Reproduce This Bug:
    1. Get the latest version of social engine 4.9.3.
    2. Go to the browse Members page.
    What Happens?
    No member count is displayed.
    What were you expecting to happen?
    Member Count to be displayed as in all other versions of social engine.
    Environment:
    Latest modern browsers. Linux operating system. live and fresh install.
    • 3537 posts
    August 7, 2017 6:26 AM EDT

     I believe this is an optimization. It works if you click Search when on the browse page. This reduces database queries. Imagine a site with 100k users. Before, going to the member browse would immediately do a query to the database to get all users and a count. That's a big query and getting bigger as the site grows. 

    Stopping that initial query reduces load on the server. Users can click Search to get the count and that'll make the query happen at the time but at least it wouldn't be an automated query x the number of users and visitors going to the member browse page x the number of members in the database.


    This post was edited by Donna at August 7, 2017 6:27 AM EDT