|Number of times work items of a job type can be run per second.
|Introduced in version:||1.23.0|
|Removed in version:||still in use|
|Allowed values:||(number >= 0)|
|Other settings: Alphabetical | By function|
Number of work items of a given job type to perform per second.
What exactly a "work item" means is up to the job; it just has to return the number of them in
For example, it could mean the number of pages updated for a job which does batch updates.
However, this setting won't limit the number of pages updated in one job run (which is controlled by
Instead, it will throttle new executions of that job type.
Whenever a job of the given type gets executed, no jobs of the same type will be started in the next ( work item count / backoff throttling ) seconds.
$wgJobBackoffThrottling['htmlCacheUpdate'] = 5;