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Should I remove transients from the wp_options table?

I have been doing some cleaning up in the database of one of my WordPress installs, and I noticed that the wp_options table was about 2.1mb, and had 1200 rows. I've gotten it down to around 800 rows, ...
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Settings to get the most out of W3 Total Cache

I'm running a dedicated server which hosts one website - our WordPress install. Currently we're getting around 400,000 pageviews per month and that will likely rise quickly over the coming month - ...
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How to cache json with wp-super cache

In a new project we are using wp-super-cache (the client's preferred plugin) to create the static html files for custom content types. But we are trying to figure out if everything is being cached ...
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Is my host the problem?

I've been working on my WordPress Site for quite some time now, and it's about ready to be deployed. One major issue, though - it's VERY SLOW! At first I thought that the 20 second load time could be ...
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What causes a theme to be inefficient?

Someone has asked me to analyze if his theme is 'good'. I've decided to analyze it in terms of number of assets that the theme needs compressing those assets ensuring wp_enqueue_x is being used ...
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Very Slow Page - How to Optimize # of Queries?

EDIT 12/19/2011 Thank you again Ijaas. Everything is working except for the order of the days. It is ordering the groups of days by the publish order. If an older post has a newer date in its ...
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Website is slow: advice on optimization

This WordPress-based website i just released is dead slow. I've optimised my theme a lot and get a pagespeed of 91/100 but the first time to byte is the culprit: it takes 8 up to 20 seconds. I've ...
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Speed up Wordpress

I don't have the feeling that my blog is particularly slow, but that's because I haven't really started out yet. I'm very worried that it will get slow soon, especially because I will have blog posts ...
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Lots of SQL queries

I have a site with more than 300,000 posts (but really little posts) and cheking why is going so slow I've seen that in the hompage it makes something like this: "Generated in 15.024 seconds. Made ...
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My website is slow on the initial load

I am creating my first website in wordpress, and I have noticed some strange behavior. The website is really slow on the initial load. When I open the website after some time of inactivity, let's say ...
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Has anyone used the wordpress plugin w3-total-cache on a Dreamhost VPS successfully?

I was encouraged by Dreamhost to go with FCGI, XCache and w3 total cache. But I'm not sure what the optimal settings are, especially re: the Object and Database cache. Any suggestions? Also, I can't ...
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High traffic management in WP

I have to develop a site in Wordpress similar to an already existing site in JSP which handles approx.50K users a day and 200 users at a time. And in load testing i get that wordpress can handle only ...
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How do I minify '@import' css files with wp-minify?

I am trying to use wp-minify to minify my js/css on the fly. I can get the 'direct' css files to be minified, but I can't seem to get wp-minify to minify the 'linked' css files. My theme is a child ...
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Does WP Super Cache really compress my pages?

I enabled the compression option on WP Super Cache (off by default!) on my blog. After that, Website Optimization started identifying my pages as being compressed (before, it didn't). All seemed well ...
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better wordpress minify problem

i am using better wordpress minify plugin but it breaks site due to one of css file http://www.mydomain.net/?mcsf_action=main_css&ver=3.1.1 i would like to add it into exception list so ...
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Long Waiting Times on GoDaddy?

I prefer not to use GoDaddy because I always encounter performance issues. However, one of my clients is rather insistent on using them... so we are. I've tested this with a vanilla Wordpress 3.0+ ...
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WordPress hosting optimized servers - Is this just a sales gimmick? [closed]

I have always hosted my own websites on my own hardware, this includes WordPress. I always see on shared hosting sites "WordPress Hosting" which looks to be the exact same as their regular hosting ...
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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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Wordpress Database Slow - should I switch to InnoDB?

I have a WordPress site with well over 10k posts, and things are starting to get very slow whenever I am adding and editing posts. Pages load nice and fast for users, along with the admin lists of ...
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Optimize post insert and delete for bulk operations?

Not much noticeable when working with individual posts, but when you create or delete multiple thousands in bulk and by code - process is quite slow. Are there any good tweaks to apply and corners to ...
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Optimize Multiple Taxonomy Term MySQL Query?

(Moderator's note: Title was originally: "query/database optimisation") I'm written a function for a custom "filter" search panel that allows users to select terms from up to four custom taxonomies. ...
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How do I optimize a custom post type admin page with 25,000 posts?

I'm getting the occasional excessive resource limit error to due to loading so many posts at once. We had set the PHP limit to 128 but just loading the list of posts for a couple of the post types is ...
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Running WordPress on low-end hardware/resources?

I knew about Atom-based dedicated servers, but these plug-class servers take it to whole new level of low-end extreme. Most of WordPress optimization talk is about surviving on shared hosting or ...
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Why is home (a lot) slower than other pages?

I'm trying to tune a wordpress website which suffers slow loading times, and I found out that the home page seems to take a lot more time to load. It's not due to content because I'm just considering ...
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Scaling a WP eCommerce site

Related to this question. Any recommendation on tools, plugins for optimizing a large eCommerce site on WP. Currently hitting 1000 items and 5000 more items coming. It seems the optimizations would ...
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Is there a way to measure server resource (CPU) usage by WP plugins?

I have a website who is having a high CPU usage. The only way I know of it, is the information I get from the support people of the hosting company. Is there any other way for me to become informed ...
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Optimizing a Proximity-based Store Location Search on a Shared Web Host?

I've got a project where I need to build a store locator for a client. I'm using a custom post type "restaurant-location" and I have written the code to geocode the addresses stored in postmeta ...
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How can I easily reduce the size of WordPress installation from development to production?

Sometimes it happens that cheap but fast/reliable hosting plan has the drawback to have only 50MB/100 MB of local space, for files and database. Now, before going to production, I delete manually ...
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Steps to Optimize WordPress in Regard to Server Load?

Besides installing W3 Total Cache or another caching plugin what steps can I take to make sure that my theme and site run as fast as possible.