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How to get total number of posts, threads and members?

Discussion in 'XenForo Development Discussions' started by nrep, Feb 1, 2016.

  1. nrep

    nrep Well-Known Member

    I'm trying to fetch the total number of posts, threads and members outside of XF. I've got a script that loads the XF autoloaders, I've got DB access:

        require($fileDir '/library/XenForo/Autoloader.php');
    XenForo_Autoloader::getInstance()->setupAutoloader($fileDir '/library');

    XenForo_Application::initialize($fileDir '/library'$fileDir);

    $db XenForo_Application::getDb();
    I was originally fetching these stats like this, however it is an expensive DB query when running across lots of sites concurrently:

            $memberCount $db->fetchRow("SELECT COUNT(*) FROM xf_user WHERE is_banned = 0 AND user_state = 'valid';");
    $memberCount $memberCount['COUNT(*)'];
    I see that there is serialized data (boardTotals) in xf_data_registry. However, I can't figure out how to easily access these figures.

    Is there a way I can get the total number of posts, threads and members naively - or a MySQL query that will unserialize for me?
  2. katsulynx

    katsulynx Well-Known Member

    Anything that speaks against fetching them serialized and just use php unserialize?
  3. wang

    wang Well-Known Member

    Can you get the total number of those stats by using this code:

    $boardTotals XenForo_Model::create('XenForo_Model_DataRegistry')->get('boardTotals');

    if (!
    $boardTotals =XenForo_Model::create('XenForo_Model_Counters')>rebuildBoardTotalsCounter();

    'Discussions: ' XenForo_Locale::numberFormat$boardTotals['discussions'] ) . '<br/>';
    'Messages: ' XenForo_Locale::numberFormat$boardTotals['messages'] ) . '<br />';
    'Members: ' XenForo_Locale::numberFormat$boardTotals['users'] ) . '<br />';

    Or you can try to get the individual stats with a different approach. E.g, to get the total number of members.

    $userModel XenForo_Model::create('XenForo_Model_User');
    $memberCount $userModel->countTotalUsers();

    '<strong>Members</strong>: ' XenForo_Locale::numberFormat$memberCount) . '<br />';

    Last edited: Feb 1, 2016
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  4. nrep

    nrep Well-Known Member

    I didn't know if that was a good way of doing things, as I don't know how the data works. I'm quite a novice coder.

    That works perfectly, thank you! I really appreciated it.

    Instead of my script taking almost a minute per site, it completes near instantly. :D
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  5. wang

    wang Well-Known Member

    You are most welcome sir.

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