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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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Issues with page load after CSV export of database

I'm having an odd issue. I am using GEO my WP plugin (http://geomywp.com/) to create some custom post types and search forms on the front end. I am trying to import a database with about 600 posts ...
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How to use get_categories results called in header.php on the homepage as well without calling the database twice?

I have a Wordpress blog with multiple categories and I have to display the last two posts of certain categories(not all of them) in the header. This is so as to have this information available ...
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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. ...
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I have over 4000 posts, will querying some of them cause performance issues?

I am wondering if querying posts like this: <?php $args = array('numberposts' => 19, 'orderby' => 'rand' ); $posts = get_posts( $args ); foreach($posts as $post) { ...
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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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Conditionally include files in functions.php?

I have a bunch of functionality being added to a Wordpress site including files in functions.php but I'm worried about performance. All of these files are included for every page request and not all ...
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Performance disadvantge of second installation instead multisite feature?

Is there any (performance-)disadvantage when I run two installations of wordpress instead of using the multisite feature? My question refers only to the difference of multisite / two installations. ...
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Is there a real benefit in using wordpress optimized hosting?

I'm building a site for a client. This site often takes a long time to load initially, but is rather fast when loading the next page because of WP Super Cache plugin. But still, the majority of ...
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Add index for post_title field to get similar post using full-text search

Currently, there are too many of my blog posts (about 700,000 articles) In my blog function "related articles" I'm thinking to use full-text search function to display the following related articles: ...
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Do I need to flush rewrite rules when creating new user if using custom author rewrite rules?

I am using custom urls for my author pages like this: http://site.com/author_name After I create a new user, that author page appears as not found; however, if I update my permalink structure from ...
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Developing a plugin, ran it through P3 Profiler, shows up slow, but I don't know why

I am having an issue with my plugin I'm developing. After using the GoDaddy P3 Plugin profiler, it shows that is taking up a large amount of runtime, but the plugin itself is very minimal. It just ...
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Are there Limitations on filter handles?

I was looking through a 3rd party plugin's code today and found them doing this: add_filter('some_base_handle'.sanitize_title($string), ...) Curious, since I was using xh_prof to look for code that ...
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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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get_the_title($postID) OR get_the_title()?

I would like to know which could be more performant between these two approaches of getting data of a post To use a loop after a WP_Query($aConditions) and use functions like get_the_title() ... and ...
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Should I use Transients with W3 Total Cache APC Caching? [closed]

Should I use Transients in my queries like this? <?php if ( ! $my_paged = absint( get_query_var( 'paged' ) ) ) $my_paged = 1; if ( ! $my_query = get_transient( "567recent_$my_paged" ) ) { ...
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Taxonomy vs Post Status

I'm building a web app so scalability is one of my main focuses when developing. On the app I am building I have a post type called 'Projects'. A project can be either be: Open In Work On Hold ...
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How to avoid filling up an array each time I run a WP_query?

I am making a following user system and need some help for retrieving the users ids a user is following. At the moment I am using the following SQL query for retrieving the users ids a user is ...
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Hops / redirects delay loading site

I notice my site is quite slow to load when bypassing server and browser cache. The delay can be anywhere between 4 and 20 seconds. Take the login page as an example and looking in Firebug, I can ...
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WordPress for a very large website

I've searched and searched but I did not find an answer online. Also, I've posted this on StackOverflow and apparently it wasn't ok and I reposted this here. I hope it's ok. I have this website which ...
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Advanced Custom Fields - Query Efficiency

For testing purposes I have edited page.php to have nothing other than: <?php while ( have_posts() ) : the_post(); ?> <h1><?php the_title(); ?></h1> <?php $site_options = ...
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How to optimize on-the-fly theme switching for mobile browsers?

I'm using switch_theme() to switch between default and mobile themes for my visitors in real time. Here's my code : // Get the user agent $user_agent = $_SERVER['HTTP_USER_AGENT']; // Preg match for ...
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Using Multiple Queries of “home_url” vs. Calling a Variable Multiple Times

Question Since I am using multiple instances of home_url() in one page template, I was curious if the following method would speed up my page load time. My method is to store the output of home_url() ...
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Localized WordPress is much slower?

I'm using xdebug and webgrind to profile my WordPress installation because it's a bit slow. As there are some 20 plugins activated, I figured xdebug will be able to find the bottleneck. However, to ...
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What is the best way and how do I display posts from categories and users a user is following?

I am making a user/term following system where users can follow users and terms (inlcuding categories). Once the user follows another user and/or term I am saving the ids for each in a custom table. ...
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Post OrderBy slow performance

I have been struggling for quite a while now with this, to put in simple term here is what i do. I do an OrderBy with wp_postmeta information This allow me to give an additional date to play with. ...
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Does auto_load to 'no' in wp_options improve performance

I am trying to improve the performance of a wordpress based blog. I am looking at wp_options table and am thinking to set the column auto_load to 'no'. Does it have any side-effect on the site ...
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Can Wordpress realistically handle a site with 500 'pages'?

I'm building it from scratch and probably a 100 or so of those pages will be ecommerce. I would like to create meaningful, normal looking permalinks for aesthetics and SEO. I would really love to ...
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High I/O load when hosting lots of wordpress sites

I have a vps that hosts about 30 separate wordpress sites and I notice it that does a lot disk writes. In total it does 5mb/sec disk write. Is there anyway to decrease the disk write? cause each time ...
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Why does WordPress load jQuery in my header instead of footer?

Here's a site I'm working on... 198.1.77.196/~larog/ I've taken an older WordPress theme (Twenty Ten) and modified it to be my own theme. Anyways, the site isn't anywhere near done, I'm just in the ...
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Control load order?

I have a full-width slider on my wp homepage. It's always last to load and everything else gets shoved around when it appears. Any way to hold the whole page from loading until it's ready, or force ...
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What is better to use, user meta, custom taxonomies or new database structure? [closed]

I am looking for some advice. I will be working on user follow system (like twitter) for my site. I expect it to have a large number of users using this system. So, I would like to know what is ...
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wordpress extremely slow on NAS

i did a fresh wordpress install on my NAS and on my local machine (notebook). on my notebook anything is running perfect (takes ~3 secs to load) but from my NAS it is really extremely slow :( (taking ...
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What is the point of get_comment_count() if you cannot limit by a comment type?

We are finding that large WooCommerce sites run very slow. Amongst many issues, this one has me scratching my head. WooComemrce stores order notes in the comments table, giving them a comment_type of ...