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PHP 5.5, w3 Total Cache, and opcache [closed]

PHP5.5 has ZendOptimizer opcache built in and it seems to work pretty well and the benchmarks seem to give it a slight edge over APC in performance. Great. So APC seems to be on its way out. My ...
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Custom Post Types. Are there any disadvantages/advantages in using a plugin to develop them?

There are a few plugins which can assist you in building your CPT's, and these can usually handle your taxonomies and sometimes postmeta also. Some even take it further than that. I know that as with ...
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Profiling wordpress performance

I am migrating a wordpress site from a shared hosting to a dedicated cloud virtual server. In theory the latter should be better however, with the same data, plugins and setup the cheap shared hosting ...
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Can we have a post without a slug?

When I insert a post I've found that there is a slow call to wp_unique_post_slug from within insert_post (In the database I'm using to test there is 155,000 posts - live would have considerably more). ...
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Transients and WP Super Cache?

Is it worth using Transients when running WP Super Cache? We have a website that get's updated 20 times a day with new post, so I set a lot transients for queries that don't reflect those updates. My ...
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High CPU usage on 404 errors

After debugging high CPU usage for a week, I've discovered that URLs submitted to my WordPress site that result in 404 errors cause high CPU usage. I tested my site with jmeter. When I request a file ...
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Multiple queries on Home Page - page load/site speed issue

I acquainted a client who designed his own fashion magazine site. My company handed the project to me to make it with WordPress. When I was making the complete template for the site, I found his ...
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How to analyze wordpress plugin performance

Is there any plugin that I can use to determine the performance of the plugin that I'm writing? I'm currently checking out the following plugins to determine any problems that might cause low ...
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How much server power does Worldpress take? [closed]

I have multiple Wordpress websites on my server(And a game server and Tomcat) and I'm a little paranoid about my servers health. How much does a newly installed Wordpress take typically?
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How to manage a 200 sidebars website? widgets.php page is way too slow!

I'm using a plugin called "Simple Page Sidebars" (http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/simple-page-sidebars/) to manage the sidebar of pages. The problem is that now, I have more than 200 sidebars in ...
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How to add post meta to post permalink with still keeping a good performance?

the following problem - I want to completly change my post permalink structure to be like this: www.example.com/%post_id%/%post_meta_value1%-%post_meta_value2%-.... It would even be more nice to ...
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how to use shortinit in wordpress

I want to load a minimal resources in Wordpress because the server that I'm working on is very slow. I tried defining short init in the wp-config file: define('SHORTINIT', true); But then I got ...
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Using get_bloginfo('template_directory') or variable - performance issue

Can I please ask you about the performance of these two approaches in term of execution speed and server load? approach 1: <img src="<?php echo get_bloginfo('template_directory'); ...
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Do you still need to limit php and database queries even with w3 total cache? [on hold]

I was wondering since w3 total cache is serving cached content, is it still important to limit php and database queries to improve the sites performance? Will optimizing scripts and replacing php ...
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Correct way to perform non-cacheable DB query

Consider the code function getNow() { global $wpdb; $now = $wpdb->get_var("SELECT NOW()"); $wpdb->flush(); return $now; } I am using the above method to avoid caching ...
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admin.php taking 14 seconds

This is a clean install but it has a (relatively) huge database of dummy posts/comments/etc. But even on single-post loads it still takes just as much. Narrowing further down menu.php takes 8 ...
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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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Get multiple posts with some custom fields efficient

Is there an efficient way to get some posts with (some of) their custom fields in one go? I have a custom post with some custom fields and would like to create an overview page where I display all ...
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New theme crashing site

I have recently recreated a theme on our site. I took the old theme as a base and started messing around and trying to be more efficient with our code and what it was doing. And it all seemed to ...
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Concurrent / simultaneous MySQL connections

I've been looking for the best WordPress hosting for me and I'm wondering how many MySQL connections at once WordPress requires? I know this is kind of general question but how does it look for you? ...
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Will multiple BuddyPress groups slow down a site? [closed]

I'm looking into creating a support forum where each product has it's own mini support forum. I was told that BuddyPress could work well for this, but I'm wondering how that scales for a site that has ...
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get_adjacent_post alternative on a very large db

I'm using get_next_post and get_previous_post (from the same category) to show the thumbnail and link to the respectives posts in my single template, but it's in a very large db that is giving my ...
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Admin (All posts) stop responding problem

I have situation like this: I have site with 500+ posts, 10+ custom taxonomies, one of taxonomy have 20000+ terms. When in admin panel I go to Posts-> All posts wordpress opens the page but stops ...
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Extremely slow Wordpress website with 6000 posts

I have a website with 6000 posts and it is extremely slow. Sometimes I get this error in my browser: Service Temporarily Unavailable The server is temporarily unable to service your request due to ...
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Large Number of Wordpress Posts

I am in process of setting up a catalog website and it has some 1.5 Lac products. I will write some script to import all the products but I am not sure whether WordPress will be able to handle such a ...
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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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Universal problem: first request after ~25 second inactivity always slower (~1 second) than subsequent requests (~1/10sec)

It's something I noticed ever since I started working with WordPress. It's a universal issue, in the sense that it doesn't matter if the WP installation is on my shared hosting account (haven't tried ...
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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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Diagnosing a connection reset problem

A couple of weeks ago I purchased a theme from ThemeFuse and installed it in a new WordPress installation. From there, I've been having random errors when accessing or browsing the site. Some requests ...
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How can I modify what is being output in wp_head, whether by a theme or Wordpress in general?

I've been working on performance of my site using YSLOW, and noticed that Wordpress it outputting things in my document head that I know I don't need. For example, I'm already calling jQuery 1.9 from ...
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Wordpress as framework

Working for couple of Months with Wordpress and developing basic plugins I have the impression that wordpress is not able to handle properly requests if more plugins are activated and mainly because ...
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Most efficient way of deleting post

I have a cron job set to remove a (sometimes large) number of posts from my database. Of course, I also need to remove all associated data such as custom fields. This is the function I'm currently ...
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100+ terms in any taxonomy slows down post updates?

I'm making a fairly large (for me) e-commerce shop with Woocommerce. The shop has ±1300 products and will be going to ±2000 products. There are also ±2500 Product Tags. I've had speed problems on a ...
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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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Hardcoding and WordPress Performance

On the WordPress Optimization/Performance page it suggests hardcoding static variables rather than referencing them through WordPress functions. I think I get the rationale behind that. But what ...
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What's the best way to implement AJAX in WordPress?

WordPress has a framework in place for handling AJAX which is well documented here: http://codex.wordpress.org/AJAX_in_Plugins My concern with this is that every time you execute an AJAX query, (even ...
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WordPress plugin overloading with tmp tables

I have asked at the plugin's (WordPress Popular Posts) support a few days ago, since no response hope to get some insight or help here. Thanks. Hesitant to tweak settings like max_heap_table_size ...
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Wordpress usermeta scaling for thousands of users

I have developed a CRM plugin for a client integrated with Wordpress user management and I stored additional information for each user under the wp_usermeta table. However, the client's customer ...
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Too Many Pages in Wordpress? 2013

I've read a few threads both here and elsewhere about Wordpress having performance issues once a certain amount of pages have been published. But, most of these threads are at least a couple years ...
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Wordpress tries to load “next page” after done loading current page

I have a fresh 3.5.1 installation - default theme, no plugins. Running HTTPFox on Firefox shows that after a GET-request of any given page in Wordpress has finished loading, a GET-request is sent ...
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Optimizing site speed by localizing paths

I read an article (which I didn't save) that argued you can improve the performance of your site by changing all file paths to full paths, so for instance, instead of <img src="<?php ...
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How to sync with plugins update after I have done manual optimizations?

I have several WordPress running plugins on my site and as per suggestions of wordpress performance optimizations I am planning to do the optimizations on plugins myself. However, that will mean ...
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Styles are not loading when changing permalink to %postname%?

Fist I was using default option of permalink and everything was fine (speed is ok, my own created theme is working fine) but now I change default structure to post name structure of permalink now I am ...
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Performance and styles not working fine after changing permalink structure

Fist I was using default option of permalink and everything was fine (speed is ok, my own created theme is working fine) but now I change default structure to post name structure of permalink now I am ...
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What's a good tool for speed benchmarking? [closed]

I am doing some optimisation on my site and would like to take some readings on page load speed in order to determine what works and what not. Since my internet connection is unreliable I cannot just ...
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Relationship between performance and database size

What's the relationship between performance and database size in WordPress? Does a bigger DB mean that my site will be slower? My DB size is currently 360mb. I also noticed that I have some tables ...
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Performance concerns: index.php vs taxonomy-$taxonomy.php

On one of our latest projects I'm planning to use the index.php file to display different taxonomy layouts. Basically I'm planning to use is_tax( 'sometaxonomy' ) to display the data/loop for ...
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Performance and styles problem after changing permalink structure [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Performance and styles not working fine after changing permalink structure Fist I was using default option of permalink and everything was fine (speed is ok, my own ...
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nginx + wordpress: Best practices for configuring it to be secure, reliable, and fast? [closed]

BACKGROUND: Running everything up on Linode. Having followed the "Getting Started," "Securing Your Server," "LEMP Server on Ubuntu 12.04," and the "Manage Web Content with WordPress" guides I was ...
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Very slow query

This query works, but it takes upwards of 20 seconds to run on a Quad Core dedicated server... How can I optimize this? $slides=get_posts( array('post_type' => 'any', 'numberposts' => 5, ...