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Site & admin pages (intermittently) crushingly slow, I don't know what else to try

My site is intermittently painfully slow; it will take 10+ seconds, or timeout before it loads. Other times, it boots right up, and takes less than a second. This is starting to impact my page views. ...
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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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WordPress performance issue. Can I debug it?

I have a web site, that while working properly, every day, at 11:00am using a huge amounts of the server resources. The web hosting account contains only the WordPress, and I don't have any other ...
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w3 Total Cache not Caching - Requested URI is rejected [closed]

For some reason Total Cache does seem to be caching my pages. Each time I got to a page, when I view source, the Total Cache comment shows that it regenerated the page for this request. What worse, ...
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Wordpress not compatible with ios9 keyboard on older ipad

I have tested latest version of wordpress with ios9 : with iphone6 it's ok but on older version like ipad mini 2 typing is extremely sluggish not only on newpost but on search field. Speed is normal ...
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Mystery YSlow Add Expires Headers Test Fails — Only on Imported CSS Files

I'm analyzing my site for performance, using a number of tools, including the YSlow plugin. Its a big site with lots and lots of files. I've set up .htacess to add an appropriate "Expires" header. ...
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Slow SQL_CALC_FOUND_ROWS Query

We are experiencing very slow performance with queries that use SQL_CALC_FOUND_ROWS within the admin section of WordPress. We currently have about 125,000 posts on our site and use Varnish to cache ...
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Can I disable this core query?

When a user creates/updates a post within the admin, it takes between 15 and 30 seconds for that operation to complete. The culprit appears to be this slow query: SELECT ID FROM wp_posts WHERE ...
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API calls on plugin activation or init?

When I activate my plugin, I need to call an API, to get some items, lets say fruits, flowers and animals. I need to create taxonomy terms out of these items. Then I need to loop over these items and ...
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Why WordPress takes time to make request to save post?

I have around 50 post meta fields, each meta field have different values. I have noticed when saving posts, it takes around 3 to 4 seconds to make request. Why?
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Multiple wp_options tables to share content across installs

My application has >10 user_roles, each able to perform completely different tasks, provided with an custom backend and no access to wp-admin. The extra functionality each user_role gets to use is ...
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580 views

Do Plugins effect site loading time?

Is there any way to measure the time it takes for plugins to load and in which pages they load (without figuring out the entire code)? In addition, I would like to find out which plugins load files in ...
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How accurate is P3 Plugin profiler

How accurately does the P3 Plugin Profiler plugin measure the loading time of plugins, and what mechanism does it uses to estimate the loading time?
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Decrease edit.php and post-new.php load [duplicate]

On a new install with default Twenty Fifteen theme and no activated plugins. I used Really Simple CSV Importer to import ~4000 pages with title and one word content for each. This is to have my pages ...
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Site loading extremely slowly

I have a new website and it's loading extremely slowly. It happens both in admin area and frontend, so I'm guessing is not a plugin or theme issue. In fact, I've tried deactivating all plugins and ...
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Category For Pages In WordPress

I need to categorize search result of WordPress, I have done that through adding categories to posts and custom post types. Now, only pages are listing without any category, I think it is possible to ...
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get_option() vs get_theme_mod(): Why is one slower?

I've been using get_theme_mod() for some time in various projects of mine. I decided to take advantage of the Theme Customization API in WordPress v3.4 once it was available as I felt it was an ...
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Minimal wordpress load for only `get_option` to work (because ajax…)

In a plugin I use ajax to get_option() which takes much longer than it has to because entire wp gets loaded. How do I set things up so that it (my ajax) loads only what is needed? (get_option())
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W3TC recreating cached files, but not uploading them to our CDN. We didn't request the recreation

We're having a weird problem on our production server. We use w3tc to compress and upload CSS and JS to our amazon CDN. After clearing all caches on the site, it works fine initially, then sometime ...
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Is security a problem in Wordpress?

I am going to start a big corporate website for his car shop which is supposed be more secured. Is Wordpress okay to start a secured and reliable website? As far as i heard, Wordpress hackers ...
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Is post_class(); going to slow Wordpress page speed

I just have a general question about the post_class(); function. As it gets category and tag classes relating to a post, is it database/server intensive to call this on a category page, or even a ...
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What's the best way to dequeue / remove uncooperative scripts and styles?

So we've got wp_dequeue_script, wp_dequeue_style as well as wp_deregister_styleand wp_dequeue_script... These work well, as long as they've been called correctly in the first place. Some plugins, ...
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Is WP-Cron / wp_schedule_event suitable for time-consuming actions?

I want to schedule an action to be run daily. This action can take up to a few seconds. Question is: is WP-Cron the suitable mechanism (compared to, say, classic Unix cron) for such action? The ...
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String Replace Caching & Chance of Collisions

I am noticing that for various reasons I am using lots of string replacements in Wordpress and I am concerned about this impact on performance once it goes live. I am not advanced in caching but it ...
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Is it possible to outsource wp-admin to another server?

This question might be very crazy and stupid, but I wonder if there is any chance that I could host the whole wordpress backend on another server, in order to minimize server load. For this, I guess, ...
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Perfmon performance counters on WAMP

I work on an WordPress site for a business. I'm using WAMP: Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard, sp 1, 64-bit. Apache version 2.4 MySql version 5.6.9 PHP version 5.4.13 8 GB RAM Intel Xeon CPU 2.93GHz (4 ...
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How can I control which plugins run in the dashboard?

I do not wish to activate/deactivate plugins. But for plugins that have no menu pages/submenu pages, that mostly do things on the frontend, I wish to disable while viewing the dashboard/admin pages. ...
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Dashboard memory overload problem

I have a client who has a dev server, and we continue to have problems. We recently tried to install a new theme, and it's child, and it did become active, but anytime we try to access the dashboard ...
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Anything else I can do to speed up Wordpress page load?

I'm really exhausted. I never had the feeling that my page is loading slow, but my Alexa bar is telling me that my site is slower than 97% of all websites out there. That's a joke, right? Or so I ...
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Could a large quantity of files in the uploads folder affect performance?

There is a site, where images are not organized into month- and year-based folders. There are more than 20 000 of images in one folder (uploads) now. When I try accessing the folder via a file ...
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What effect does the_content filter have on performance?

This is general question but lets say I have a function and on a specific page I want to display a table. The function only applies to one page on my site but every post/page will run this function ...
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How to optimize get post query

I have a dynamic Wordpress site with large number of posts (almost 2 millions), and need to optimize custom archive search query. This is what I'm using now and it takes ~0,5s (standard query_posts() ...
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Get Y random authors' ID/Object with more than X number of posts

I want to display Y number of authors' info randomly. These authors have to have at least X numbers of posts published. Please keep in mind that this would be for a blog with thousands of users where ...
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What is the most efficient way of implementing a favorite post system?

I am going to implement a favorite post system so users can save their favorite posts for later reading. I want to know what is the best approach for doing it taking into considaration the ...
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Best Way to get facebook share count and update using wp_schedule_event or any other method

I recently developed a news blog, and my client needs facebook share count. I Successfully able to get the share count and update the custom field using below code.(with the help of cybermeta). What ...
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How can I debug the TTFB in WP?

I'm developing a WP theme, based on _s default theme with WP 4.1.1. I keep getting a TTFB(time to first byte) of 22s, consistently both on the front and back of the site, while on localhost. Here's a ...
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Using static home page and wordpress only as a blog

Would using static home page and wordpress only as a blog increase page speed instead of using a Wordpress template to run the whole show? Would I achieve the same effect using cache tools?
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Wordpress performance - W3 Total Cache and memcached/APCu

I have freshly installed Wordpress, Nginx with PHP-FPM, W3 Total Cache (plugin), memcached and APCu on PHP 5.5. I will run a benchmark on my local mac against the aforementioned AWS server using ...
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Optimising amount of calls to custom fields

I have this code fragment in my codebase: foreach($this->adverisers as $adveriser) { $this->data[$adveriser->name]['image'] = bfi_thumb(get_post_meta($adveriser->ID, ...
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Alter wp_post table vs. post_meta performance/speed

I'm searching for the most efficient way to link a post to multiple users. By default each post in wp_post has a post_author column, which is linked to the corresponding user ID in wp_users. Assume ...
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Performance testing a Worpress site locally?

G'day, I am a novice in Wordpress development, I have searched a lot but couldn't find the solution. I have developed a Wordpress site and I want to test it on localhost, I want to test the server ...
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Overwriting templates in child theme and performance

Is it bad for performance to overwrite custom templates in the child theme? For example: I have a template called single-music.php in my parent theme. I have put single-music.php in the child theme ...
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Strategies to implement selective loading of plugins

I'm trying to figure out some kind of mechanism to load plugins on demand, depending on the page url, to improve performance. My primary concern is that I have some admin-ajax.php calls that are ...
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get_the_foo() in the loop - does it perform another query?

I'm unclear on the get_the_foo() style of functions, for example get_the_permalink(). My main question is: when this is performed in The Loop, is another SQL query executed (besides the original ...
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Does registering multiple shortcodes impact performance?

There are a range of plugins that register multiple shortcodes, sometimes up to 30. What are the performance implications of having multiple shortcodes registered? I would assume that having a huge ...
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How bad is flush_rules() on init hook?

According to the Codex: [...] This function can be extremely costly in terms of performance. It should be used as sparingly as possible - such as during activation or deactivation of plugins or ...
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How can Wordpress be made more memory efficient?

Let's assume this is a site that has dynamic content pertaining to the user, or content that changes very often, so varnish is out. Let's also assume that there are no plugins and the theme is ...
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fastest replacement DB

What's the best database setup for WordPress for speed and lots of posts (hundred thousands of rows in posts and post_meta tables)? While I can cache as much as I can and optimize my queries/PHP as ...
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wp_get_update_data() function running on every admin request

In one specific instance of a WordPress build the admin is incredibly slow, after checking the issue out with the Query Monitor plugin I notice that WordPress is running a handfull (~15) HTTP requests ...
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One query to get posts and their taxonomy terms

I am building a map of posts and taxonomies to do some more intensive processing later on. Right now I am querying the posts with WP_Query and iterating over each one to get their taxonomy terms and ...