|MediaWiki file: populateCategory.php|
|Source code:||master • 1.34.2 • 1.33.4 • 1.31.8|
populateCategory.php file is a maintenance script to populate the category table. This table keeps track of how many articles, files and subcategories are in a category. It is also used for displaying information on Special:Categories page. This script is automatically run by update.php if updating from before MediaWiki 1.13.
If you have incorrect counts of how many articles are in a category, you can run this script with the
--force option to regenerate category statistics.