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Server Hardware for Wordpress

Is this hardware good for 5000/7000 daily user? Amazon EC2 instance | vCPU | Mem (GiB) | Storage SSD (GB) --------------------------------------------- r3.large | 2 | 15,25 | 3 x 40 ...
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Wordpress shortcodes & performance

Do shortcodes affect performance? each plugin using this technique has to parse post/page content looking for the shortcode? If so, it would be better to limit as much as possible shortcode-based ...
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Get posts and include taxonomy term

How can I return taxonomy terms within post data, from the same query. Currently I'm calling get_posts / wp_query and then looping over and calling wp_get_post_terms. Needless to say it thrashes the ...
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is there a benefit in using a constant over get_stylesheet_directory_uri?

Is there any benefit perfomance wise when defining a constant in the wp-config.php like so <php define('PATH_TO_THEME', get_stylesheet_directory_uri() ); ?> and then referring to ...
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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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What is the best way (regarding performance) to set transients for logged in users?

I have an option for my logged in users where they can hide the posts they dont want to see. Everything works as expected until I implement transients. When I set the transients to cache the posts ...
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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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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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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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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. I'...
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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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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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Wordpress network vs Separate installs

I am contemplating hosting all my client sites on one wordpress network. So far I've been installing a new wordpress installation for every site. Is it a good idea (compared to standalone installation)...
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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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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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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 old,...
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Create Widget or Enable Shortcodes in Sidebar

I'm well aware that WordPress by default does not process shortcodes in the sidebar. My question is why. I'm building a very small plugin that exports some content when the shortcode is present. This ...
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Fast publishing in wordpress

Wodpress editor is too slow. How to create other faster interface or how to fast publish posts. I just need fileds for author, category and subtitle. Is there any way instead of default wordpress ...
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Why does my site flash white every time it changes page? [closed]

Any ideas? I've never had this problem before. Here is the site.
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WordPress stats: OWA plugin overhead in the future

I've found a really promising stats plugin, Open Web Analytics. It has everything I need, also, it is self-hosted, without tracking cookies. The only thing I'm getting worried about is the overhead ...
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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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Performance impact with inactive plugins? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do deactivated plugins slow down a WordPress site? Hi, Does having inactive plugins installed (but not active) impact the performance of your wordpress install? Is it ...
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Performance problem with first load

I'm just trying to create my blog in WordPress hosted on my GoDaddy account (Windows Deluxe plan). WordPress is installed as subsite. When I check my blog after several hours of inactivity I have to ...
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Performance of storing multiple meta fields vs one JSON encoded field

I have several custom post types. For some i need to query them based on a single meta field, but for others i have a dozen individual meta fields. If i create an array and convert it into JSON, will ...
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Limit Login Attempts BEFORE PHP is executed?

I manage multiple WordPress installs (all related/cross-linked) and I've been getting hit hard with brute force attempts for the past few weeks, enough to crash my servers on multiple occasions. I ...
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How to increase execution time out limit in WordPress dashboard?

One of my plugins creates a time out every time I visit the Products admin page in my WooCommerce website dashboard. I can't deactivate this plugin as it's absolutely essential for what we do. Any way ...
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How to remove /page/2/ from home page?

First of all: I don't understand the meaning or the action that http://myurl/page/2 does? I checked the Net tab in Firebug and saw that my page takes more than 3 seconds to load /page/2... but I don'...
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wp_posts query slowing down my website

My website's been incredibly slow and I installed the query monitor plugin to learn more about the issues that caused this. When loading my index page, the following query takes 0,2412 (seconds?!) to ...
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One sub site is slow while all others load fine, same theme & plugins [closed]

I have one sub site that is running slow and takes over a minute to load. It times out all the sites like pagespeed insights or pingdom. This is the site: http://www.evantage360.com/jleech I don't ...
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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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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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Long wait times in first part of call to Wordpress on Azure

I've had a blog on Azure for quite a while, and despite optimisation attempts, it's still pretty slow. The initial TTFB seems to be a significant time sink. Azure setup It's quite a small blog and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Speed optimization on WP site, Remove query strings from static resources [duplicate]

I am using GTMetrix to test the speed of one of my sites. The report says that I should 'Remove query strings from static resources' Resources with a "?" in the URL are not cached by some proxy ...
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Slow WP Site, theme.php not caching? Up to 25 second load time! [closed]

I have two WP subdirectories off of a Joomla domain. The Joomla load time is ok. However, the WPs are so so sooooo slow. The back end is slow too. I have w3 cache installed on both and I've copied the ...
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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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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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should i use GLOB_ONLYDIR to hook add-ons for wordpress plugin

I am adding the ability to add add-on to my plugin. Right now i am using: foreach(glob(GMW_PATH .'/plugins/*', GLOB_ONLYDIR) as $dir) { include_once $dir . '/connect.php'; } The function ...
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How do I serve fully cached full HTML on cloudfront

I am using cloud front but want it to serve not just images and CSS but full static HTML pages that are cached locally. I am using wp super cache ... I assume it is caching the full HTML for posts ...