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Refactoring Wordpress to improve memory performance [closed]

I had a close look at Wordpress memory consumption. On my site, it seems that for each page hit 20MB of RAM gets allocated, just to prepare comfy environment for all the plugins to run in. I plotted ...
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How to configure WordPress to handle 75,000 pages?

I have a large site that's using WordPress. We have 75,000 pages in the site so far, and it's performing well on the front-end. The issue is that if anyone on our team touches the page editor ...
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Is there a way to exclude the content from the post variable to save on RAM usage?

So, I've run into what looks like a WP RAM usage problem and am looking for a solution. The only place I'm really having this problem on my site is with a Site Map page that I'm trying to populate, ...
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How to use more than 256MB of memory in the admin?

I'm building a site for a photographer who uploads pictures that are normally large for todays digital cameras. Images are quite memory intensive, especially the image operations like creating ...
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What's the ideal way to profile WordPress memory usage?

We're running a WordPress multisite instance on two Rackspace Cloud servers, one web and one database, with 30 or so sites currently. I've put Nginx in front for static assets and Apache handles all ...
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Wordpress variables and memory

When checking get_defined_vars() on an empty template file my theme loads over 70000 lines of output. Before even including elements on a page all of this is loaded. Is this correct? Is there any ...
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Multiple WordPress sites eat up alot of RAM

I have a VPS with 30 WordPress sites. I am running nginx & APC and notice it eats up my RAM up to 1GB and it increases each time I add another site. I notice APC is the one that's causing the ...
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WP_Query leaking absurd amounts of memory

Every time I call WP_Query() in the function below, Wordpress leaks 8 megs of memory. And since I call this function a lot, things get hairy pretty quickly... :( I've tried unsetting the resulting ...
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Decreasing the Memory Consumption of a WordPress Site?

The test site requires a lot of memory when viewing some category/archive pages. I met with the following error messages yesterday: Fatal error: Allowed memory size of 33554432 bytes exhausted ...
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Memory needed to host 200 wordpress sites?

I'm planning to use Multisite to host 200 different wordpress blog with each having their own unique subdomain. I notice each time I create a virtual host for each subdomain it'll use roughly 50mb ...
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Does a WP site consumes memory resources when there are NO visitors?

I understand that every time a visitor goes to a website, it triggers the PHP code that then demands system resources. My situation is that I have many websites, some not used, just sitting there, ...
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High CPU & Memory Spikes?

I randomly get high spikes in CPU and Memory. I have deactivated nearly all plugins trying to find the culprit. I have been turning on a few at a time then waiting 30 minutes to see how if the server ...
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Memory usage when querying users

I'm having a small issue with one of my queries here. I cannot increase my wordpress memory limit as long as hostgator sets it to 64mb. I'm not sure if its possible to reduce the amount of memory used ...
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PHP memory friendly alternative to get_posts()

I was running into memory issues with this: get_posts( array( 'posts_per_page' => '-1', 'post_type' => array( 'product', 'product_variation' ) ) (there are thousands of results) just trying to ...
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Not enough memory

Sometimes after activating a plugin the admin side is blank with a memory error message, sometimes the front page too. The standard fix is to increase the memory in config.php. What is the best way ...
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Allowed Memory Size Error in WordPress

My WordPress is always down. I contacted my host and they said that the server is fine. My WordPress site has some basic plugins which are all in one seo seo search tagging google xml robots.txt ...
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How many caching plugins should be used?

Online researching shows that there are many plugins out there to perform caching on WP. Just to name a few: WP Super Cache W3 Total Cache WP Widget Cache DB Cache Reloaded 1 Blog Cacher Hyper ...
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Memory errors with media upload, Wordpress can't use more than 96M (while there's 512 available!)

I'm aware that this is a known problem but I was unable to address it using information found in WPAnswers and Wordpress support forums. In my Worpdress single site installation the media uploader is ...
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Best way to diagnose which plug-ins/theme uses the most memory?

I just upgraded one of my WP website from 3.1.4 to 3.4.2 but i immediately got a Fatal error: Allowed memory size of message. So i added define('WP_MEMORY_LIMIT', '128M'); to wp-config.php, but ...
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Can you limit the memory usage of a particular plugin?

I know that it is possible to restrict (or extend) the memory usage of the entire WP site using: define('WP_MEMORY_LIMIT', '64M') Is it possible to do the same for only one plugin that the website ...
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Downsize CPU & DB usage in wordpress

i have created a smart interface WP based which we use to manage clients.. it uses a lot of information and data each time a client is returned / viewed. it is a locked interface and does not have ...
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PHP Memory Limit vs. WP Memory Limit

I'm using TPC! Memory Usage Settings to monitor my installation's memory usage. The plugin displays 'WP Memory Limit' which I know is set by the wp-config.php. It also displays 'PHP Memory Limit' ...
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Fatal error: Out of memory

i have a memory issue while NextgenGallery try to create the thumbnails. Wp-Version is 3.4.1 Fatal error: Out of memory (allocated 29884416) (tried to allocate 2000 bytes) in ...
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Find Memory Usage of Admin

I have seen tips which show you how to display the memory usage of your website. This usually involves adding php code to your website theme's function.php file. However, I am looking to display the ...
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How often does the RSS widget get updates?

I am asking since I am trying to understand if this widget is causing my server to overuse CPU or memory. But either way - it's interesting to know.
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how to find and correct plugin query performance issues

I have recently uploaded a new site I've been working on for a while - which is working and performing very well on the localhost - there is no notable sluggishness to the load-times. Once uploaded ...
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WordPress plugin installation error

I have installed WordPress 3.8 and now I am trying to install WooCommerce - excelling eCommerce 2.0.20 plugin but every time I am getting this error: Note: I am trying to install plugin in local ...
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Do WP_debug notices explain why my site runs so slow?

When I enable WP_DEBUG, I get lots of the following kinds of notices (see below). Of course, I normally don't have the debugging turned on, but I'm wondering if these are a clue as to why it takes so ...
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Memory question on Wordpress Multisite

Im currently using WP-Memory-Usage plugin on my wordpress multisite network to monitor my memory usage. The memory usage displays 39.1 MByte. Does it mean 39.1 MByte per blog?
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Memory Outages - Need PHP/WP/IT expert

I am constantly experiencing memory outages on my server. The server is forking and spawning new connections like crazy. I have a VPS with WHM installed. This is the reply from my host: "The issue ...
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Notification mail about high memory usage?

Today morning on valentines I received a shocking mail from my WordPress site, Don't know what to do, Can anyone help me out in this Subject: [Online MBA] High memory usage notification Sent: ...
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wordpress upload http error?

I'm trying to uplaod video files,my upload file size limit is 96mb,and I can upload videos until 10mb size,but I want to uplaod videos that have 20mb size.If I try to uplaod bigger video I get http ...
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Out of memory errors - anon-rss or file-rss?

Can anyone help me figure out both which plugin might be causing this error and how I fix it? [4405235.617144] Out of memory: kill process 1450 (apache2) score 75568 or a child [4405235.617155] ...
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CPU usage: AJAX and Heartbeat API on admin pages

My (shared) web host recently sent me this: "Our server monitoring systems keep indicating high server load persistently maintained by your website (...). Most of the hits are to the ...
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Memory usage for scalable usermeta queries

Problem Some time ago I posted a question about the scalability of wp_usermeta architecture: my concern, as my client's database of users is growing fast, is now the memory usage of querying the ...
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Fatal error: Allowed memory size of 146800640 bytes exhausted (tried to allocate 57 bytes) in public_html/wp-includes/rewrite.php on line 1561

I dont know how/why this happened. I was working on my site over the weekend and it was fine. When I came into the office this morning, I went to the site and got this: Fatal error: Allowed memory ...
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loop through all posts memory error

I have few thousands posts and need to list all of them in the admin. When I used WP_Query to get them all at once I got a memory error. Then I split it into several query calls and it worked just ...
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PHP Memory Limit Question

I just moved to a dedicated server and I was wondering whether i need to do anything explicitly inside wordpress config files to increase the performance of the site, like setting an upper memory ...
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How effective are cacheing plugins for dynamic pages?

The majority of pages of one of my sites can only be accessed by registered users. While these pages do share some common, static content (headers, etc) most of the information on the page is ...
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What happens when WordPress memory limit is exceeded?

Let's say a WordPress website has the following settings: PHP Memory Limit: 100MB WordPress Memory Limit: 50MB What happens when the WordPress Memory Limit is exceeded? Do plugins/themes stop / ...
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Allowed memory size exhausted problem

This seems to be a weird problem. The exact error is this: Fatal error: Allowed memory size of 67108864 bytes exhausted (tried to allocate 337608 bytes) in ... It only hangs the dashboard. The ...
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How do I find out which plugin is exceeding memory limits?

I had an issue today when my sites had stopped working. Calling up the link just showed a cryptic message Database connection error, on all my sites on one server. The error disappeared on rebooting. ...
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In big trouble - Allowed memory size of 268435456 bytes exhausted

Fatal error: Allowed memory size of 268435456 bytes exhausted (tried to allocate 81 bytes) in /home/public_html/hol/wp-includes/meta.php on line 571 I'm receiving this error when I try to log into ...
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Allowed memory size exhausted. WordPress side solution

I'm getting a well known error from the question title. The problem is, website is running on a shared server and I don't have access to php.ini file. I've set `php_value memory_limit' inside ...
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WordPress memory on 3.X

I'm using the WP_Overview plugin to view WordPress' memory limit. It's showing Mem: WP 32M (def) Usage 25% 32.59M of PHP Limit 128M. However, in my functions.php, I have the following line of code: ...
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WordPress: Allowed Memory Size Exhausted - After Moving from Dev to Live [closed]

I keep getting this on my WordPress site after I moved it from my development server to the live site. It's happening in one file that is using a few functions which I think is causing it, but I don't ...
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What is a reasonable memory limit for Wordpress

Although the accounts on my server generally have a lower memory limit, I've configured my Wordpress user accounts with a memory limit of 32Mb using the php.ini file and memory_limit = 32M ...
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Memory usage issue in WordPress 3.x

Fatal error: Allowed memory size of 33554432 bytes exhausted (tried to allocate ... bytes) in wp-includes/pomo/streams.php on line ... Plugins like Super-cashe & Total-cashe don't help. ...
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Memory Management when developing plug-ins

I have done a search on this issue here and there are a lot of queries about memory issues and WordPress. The common recommended fix is to alter the WORDPRESS_MEMORY constant. I have a similar ...
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Wordpress constantly running out of memory

My Wordpress installation on a shared hoster is constantly running out of memory: The error pops up at seemingly random, for example when uploading photos or sometimes without doing anything just ...