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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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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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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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Too many posts cause slow load when paginating

I have about 10k posts and I made a page that lists all posts but it is paginated every 54posts. It gives 131 queries in 6.730 seconds which is pretty slow to load. Is there a way to make it load ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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How to increase load time of an archive/search page (WP_Query)

I'm currently looking at why the archive and search pages take so long to use, and have found that the bulk of processing time is spent on the query_posts that is called before the template has even ...
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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 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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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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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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wp_get_attachment_image_src() regenerate custom size images everytime

i try to make simple gallery from post's attachment images with custom sizes. i wrote simple loop: $original = array(); $gallery = array(); $gallery_min = array(); $imgs_args = array( ...
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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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Setting up a cookieless domain without being able to change the root via cpanel

I have this websites that allows the registered users to upload images, etc. Thus I get tons of image uploaded to my wp-content/uploads. Now I want to create a cookieless domain in order to speed up ...
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Wordpress supercache real time preload

When a user create a new post, WP automatically share this URL in Twitter. This cause Twitterbots and other crawlers make many http request. All this process occur in 3 seconds where WP receive 6 to ...
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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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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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MultiSite extremely slow when navigating in admin area

I have a WordPress MultiSite blog. Recently I updated to 4.1. Not only since then, but already before my blog has been running very slow when navigating through the admin pages in the backend. It ...
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Ajax take too long to return code

I'm bulding a new web site and I need use ajax to search and return some pages/post. I don't know the problem but my ajax need 2s or 3s to return the HTML structure with the page and some photos (this ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Homepage not loading, all other pages loading

I've made a small website using WordPress. I've been facing a problem since quite long - my homepage is either extremely slow to load, or doesn't load at all. But all other pages of my website load at ...
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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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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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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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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 ...