[TYPO3-templavoila] tv and caching

Dmitry Dulepov dmitry at typo3.org
Tue Oct 17 10:05:22 CEST 2006


Christian Welzel wrote:
> I wonder how tv handles the caching of pages/content elements...

It does not cache anything. Typo3 does caching.

> situation: this morning my provider disabled my webspace because
> the database contained 1.7gb of cache data... the reason is, that
> on many pages there is a cal plugin with a huge load of links to
> events and other days... so the cache table gets filled very quickly.

Clear cache at midnight, there is an option for it.

> The other thing: the cal plugin is very expensive when generating a new
> view. currently the cal has its own instance on every page it is on.
> Is tv able to use the cached output of the cal plugin from the main 
> instance
> on all pages, if i use links within tv ?

TV is not magic, it does whatever you programmed in typoscript. It gives 
you a way to map certain parts of html to cirtain fields. That's all. It 
does not know about CAL, caching. etc. It is simply templating engine.

Dmitry Dulepov

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