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Manual:recountCategories.php

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DetailsEdit

recountCategories.php is a maintenance script used to update the counts of category members, if the numbers displayed on category pages are inaccurate. During normal operation, it shouldn't be needed to run this script. However, a bug may cause the counts to not update properly (see task T18036).

UsageEdit

php maintenance/recountCategories.php --mode=pages
php maintenance/recountCategories.php --mode=subcats
php maintenance/recountCategories.php --mode=files

ParametersEdit

Option/Parameter Description
--mode Required. Which category count column to recompute: one of pages, subcats or files.
--begin Only recount categories with cat_id greater than the given value
--throttle Wait this many milliseconds after each batch. Default: 0