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Is there a maximum amount of pages for a multi-page post?

I will publish 2 books (encyclopedia) on my site, each with over 4000 pages. My plan is to put each book into a multipage post using the <!--nextpage--> tag. 1. Can Wordpress handle such a ...
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WooCommerce with thousands of products - site is very slow - optimize db queries? [closed]

So far I've got around 8,000 products in my WooCommerce and the product page on the front end takes several seconds to load, even after caching. My VPS host says that I should have multiple ...
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Improve or optimize a very slow query

I have a fairly large database - 113,299 rows in wp_posts and 216,0649 rows in wp_postmeta. There is one custom query that I run after a post is added or edited, which appears in MySQL's slow-log ...
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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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Debugging WordPress

Looking for advice on debugging sql queries. I find that plugins and themes are causing heavy queries and slowing performance. Any easy ways for doing this? Tools? Shortcuts? Thanks! Daniel
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WP Admin register taxonomy and post type performance

I noticed that the wp backend (admin) gets slower (and slower) when creating custom post types & taxonomies. (note that I'm not flushing any rewrite rules). Right now I'm calling the ...
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Minimize Performance Issues of MultiSite Large Number of Tables Created

I am deploying WordPress MultiSite and if I get a decent amount of users, I will have thousands of database tables to support all of these sites. I like the idea of consolidating all of these tables ...
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What is the most efficient way of querying posts based on visits and date for current day?

I am about to develop a piece of code for my site to display the most popular posts of the day that are X days old. I would like some help from you to achieve this the most efficient way. This is ...
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Dashboard doesn't work propertly

I have strange issue with Wordpress on my server. After installing WP, some sites of admin panel require over 3-4 minutes to load. There are these "some" : Plugins Themes Dashoboard main site ...
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Wordpress performance - send all metaboxes to function or to call it again

I need to send my metabox information to a function - the meta is already called on page template $meta = get_post_meta(get_the_ID()) but I need to use this data in function the metaboxes are ...
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Too many index.php files running and eating up all memory

I have wordpress site installed on dedicated server. From few days I'm experiencing high memory consumption on this cpanel account and it is slowing my wordpress site Then I examined Process ...
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Using functions repeatedly instead of variables

I think I know the answer already but I would like some clarification on what exactly is happening in the back end. Usually I call a wordpress function such as get_post_meta($id) and assign it to a ...
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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.
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Speeding up admin-ajax.php

I'm currently playing around with AJAX forms, but I've noticed that admin-ajax.php is quite slow. If I simply return the word 'test', it takes around 1400ms. I'm assuming it's because it's loading ...
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How to combine/minify prototype & scriptaculous and load it at the end? [duplicate]

Currently my WP 3.9.1 installation loads prototype and scriptaculous as follows: <script type="text/javascript" ...
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Website Loads Twice Unnecessarily

When I use tools.pingdom.com, I can see that my website is loading twice unnecessarily. The first time www.junkluggers.com is loaded, a cookie is set. Then part way through the loading process, ...
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AJAX – SHORTINIT set to TRUE returns blank

Thought I'd take this nifty shortinit trick for a spin. However, when I include this in my custom ajax handler, I get no response from my callback. If I comment it, it works just fine. Anything ...
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Could the WP script/style loader be used to concatenate and gzip scripts and styles in the front-end?

WP has a nice javascript loader included in wp-admin: http://core.trac.wordpress.org/browser/tags/3.0.4/wp-admin/load-scripts.php and a CSS loader: ...
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Do deactivated plugins slow down a WordPress site?

Most people are aware that minimizing the number of plugins used is a good way to help keep a WordPress site running fast. However, does that general rule include deactivated plugins?
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How to prevent/delay MySQL connections when an object cache is used?

We are using an object cache backed by memcached, however I think that WordPress will still connect to MySQL on every page load, which shouldn't be needed if all queries can be handled by the object ...
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How to get better performance for redirect from domain.tld/35 to domain.tld/full-permalink?

Based on this answer I created a function to change the shortlink from domain.tld?p=435 to domain.tld/435 and redirect domain.tld/435 to domain.tld/full-permalink: function shorter_shortlink() { ...
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child theme performance / avoid import and minify JS files

I am working on a child theme and I have been having troubles with the performance. The parent theme is not very good and I cannot see a way to improve the speed of the child theme at least a little ...
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How to get DEFER or ASYNC attribute to appear when I add a stylesheet with wp_enqueue_style from a plugin? [duplicate]

Almost all of my CSS and JS resources can be postponed with an ASYNC or DEFER tag added to the resource. This may improve performance of my page load times considerably. However, I don't know how to ...
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Is wp_deregister_script the best way to deal with unneeded plugins in a page?

I use some "heavy duty" plugging, like syntaxhighlighter, GD star rating etc. i create a de-register.php file which i use to deregister scripts and styles whenever they are not used. Example: ...
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Long-Running Meta Box Save (Performance)

I have a meta box that's designed to allow the user to check a few boxes to (basically) tie two posts together. The problem is that we have so many posts in the system that the request takes up to 10 ...
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WP_Options high

I have a site where the options_id field in the wp_options table have grown very, very large. After a month and a half after the installation the auto_increment value is now at over 10 million. ...
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Are There Performance Concerns with Front-End Theming Platforms on Serious WP Sites? [closed]

I've been helping a guy put together a site for a client and he insists on using a front end editing/theming platform for WordPress (in this case Pagelines DMS). However, I'm seriously questioning the ...
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Nginx + WordPress + HHVM: Why isn't Batcache working? Would Varnish help even more?

I've heard great things about HHVM, so I've setup a copy of WordPress blog (on another domain) with Nginx (with the Pagespeed module) and HHVM. Right now the benefits are obvious: on the same config, ...
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Extract visitor and other measure data from Wordpress

Is it possible to extract visitor data (such as number of views, time of views etc) from Wordpress or do you have to use the WP back-end or GA? Thanks Rich
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Slow wp-admin due to “SELECT DISTINCT post_mime_type FROM wp_posts WHERE post_type = 'attachment'”

The media library on a large site is slow in wp-admin. I did some research by looking into slow queries in the sql and found that this query is causing the slow response: SELECT DISTINCT ...
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Page will only display first 6 videos

I'm creating a page in WordPress using a custom theme. I have a page that I need to put 8 (maybe more) videos on. With 6 video players on the page it loads in less than a second, but as soon as I put ...
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Some Javascript and CSS not being compressed

Most of my site is being compressed by mod_deflate but there are still several JS & CSS files that are not. I cannot for the life of me figure out why these files are exempt. Thank you for any ...
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Is saving multiple options or saving multiple items in one option better?

I have added multiple fields to a custom taxonomy. I followed Pippin's tutorial. This method creates a single option per taxonomy item. The multiple fields are saved in taxonomy_id. I was not sure ...
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PODS performance vs custom field

is using pods's own content tpye where custom fields are all stored in one table more scalable than custom fields of wordpress where each field is a row in the meta table... I haven't used PODS yet ...
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What's the impact on WordPress' performance regarding the amount of classes/files in a plugin?

I'm refactoring a WordPress plugin and I have two main classes with an average of 500 lines between the two. There are other files in the plugin, but these are the ones where I keep most of the ...
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Profiling a WordPress Website for Deployment on Shared Hosting?

I am having a problem with CPU usage on my website, and am looking for a way to detect (and fix) what is causing it. A topic not covered in this question. Following on Hakre answer here, I now ...
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What are the performance hiccups when building plugins?

Im very interested in plugin development for wordpress. But I need to get a better understanding as to what parts of a plugins functionality is causing more or less harm to the performance of ...
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How can I reduce the number of database query calls for this custom homepage?

I am working on the design of a blog with the below(just a sample) category hierarchy. PARENT | ...
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Ajax takes 10x as long as it should/could

I have just hit my first serious issue with WordPress and for someone that enjoys Ajax this is a biggy. I have an Ajax request that is taking 1.5 seconds to complete while using the Ajax API. If I ...
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Fatal error: Allowed memory size of bytes exhausted (tried to allocate 36 bytes)

I' fetching some information from my website e.g category_name, category_id etc. with wordpress codex and encode them with json. I'm using them in my android application, but today, suddenly, it gave ...
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Custom Post Type vs Shortcode: Which one is more performant?

I am designing a Wordpress blog where I will have two types of posts: a. Normal posts; regular posts with a number of text paragraphs b. Posts with table content, where the table structure will be ...
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How resource intensive is wp_register_script()?

I'm trying to use the has_shortcode() function to only load certain scripts when there is a shortcode in the post's content, with this code: wp_register_script( 'shortcode-js-file' , FILE_URI, array( ...
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Why is the server response time slowing my site down? [closed]

My site is www.phoenixwave.com When I use Pingdom speed test and Google's speed test both give me the conclusion that my server response time is ridiculously slow...I'm using a Rackspace server. I'm ...
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Very Slow loading. Plugins report provided by P3 included

My problem perhaps has to be with the plugin I'm using. However I wanted to be sure if something else could be causing the problem. I'm retrieving two feeds using WP RSS multi-importer plugin, but ...
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Relative links for performance?

I have a blog out there, for the sake of this answer you may take a look at it: http://blog.alphasmanifesto.com/. I'm currently working my way through some performance optimizations. As you may see, ...
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How can I find the source of slow queries in Wordpress?

I have a WordPress site with more than 8000 posts and everytime I add a new one the site becomes unresponsive. I checked the MySQL slow queries log and found out that it is performing a select that ...
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Getting a PHP Notice when using Pods with WPML [closed]

I have Pods and WPML installed, and I have SitePress Multilingual CMS extension installed for WPML, and I have many custom post types which I've added using Pods. Recently when I was checking the ...
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Wordpress article with 50 000 words loading slow - 100% cpu

I have a wordpress article with 50 000 words. After a debug I realised that the CPU is 100% when I read the post / open the category page. I have a quad core server with 8gb ram (the ram level is ...
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Plugins to generate CSS Sprites? [closed]

I see that w3 total cache can't offer CSS sprite generation. Is there another plugin that can complement this feature? Thanks. update: I didn't mean that w3 total cache doesn't allow CSS sprites to ...
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Wordpress Site Speed (Maybe Server Issue)

Okay so I have a newly created eCommerce site here at work, and I have set up W3 Total Cache with MaxCDN running. It all works correctly, all the static content is run from there without any problems. ...