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3619                 * Splitting the query will cause it to fetch just the IDs of the found posts
3620                 * (and then individually fetch each post by ID), rather than fetching every
3621                 * complete row at once. One massive result vs. many small results.
3622                 *
3623                 * @since 3.4.0
3624                 *
3625                 * @param bool     $split_the_query Whether or not to split the query.
3626                 * @param WP_Query $this            The WP_Query instance.
3627                 */
3628                $split_the_query = apply_filters( 'split_the_query', $split_the_query, $this );
3630                if ( $split_the_query ) {
3631                     // First get the IDs and then fill in the objects
3633                     $this->request = "SELECT $found_rows $distinct $wpdb->posts.ID FROM $wpdb->posts $join WHERE 1=1 $where $groupby $orderby $limits";
3635                     /**
3636                      * Filters the Post IDs SQL request before sending.
3637                      *