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WordPress site causing lots of server IO

Hi I have a VPS and one particular site is apparently causing the server to crash and I am getting alerts about lots of IO going on. How can I troubleshoot to see what is causing the extra load?
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What level of permissions should the plugins folder be set to?

I am on a (non-hosted) server...what level of permissions should my plugins folder (and everything inside of it) be set to? I seem to be having issues deleting or moving files inside of this ...
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Wordpress FTP via admin panel slow

I am trying to delete some plugins via the Wordpress admin panel. Sometimes it deletes the plugin quite quickly, but other times it hangs. I have access to my server, is there anything I can do to ...
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Where can I find web hosting reviews? [closed]

I'm trying to choose a new hosting service for a WordPress blog, I've stumbled upon several services and most of them look good, so I was trying to find reviews from current user to see what they have ...
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Optimize apache for WP use

Greetings, I have a WP site with over than 150k pageviews /day. It's running on a Intel Core i5 CPU 760 @ 2.80GHz, with Centos and 4 GB of RAM. The problem is WP consumes too much RAM and after a ...
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Multiple developers / editors working on a site in progress

Background I'm nearing the final stages of constructing my first fairly large WordPress site, and I'm now encountering some friction. For the most part, the site was developed on my local machine and ...
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WordPress hosting optimized servers - Is this just a sales gimmick? [closed]

I have always hosted my own websites on my own hardware, this includes WordPress. I always see on shared hosting sites "WordPress Hosting" which looks to be the exact same as their regular hosting ...
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How might I setup a development server (local) and a test/production server (remote)

I am thinking, how might I setup a development server locally then when done, upload and sync files + data to test/production server? I think options like siteurl and home in wp_options database table ...
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Scripts external to WordPress cause 404 errors

I installed WordPress in the root of my web site. Everything went well. But now, other scripts and files, totally unrelated to WordPress, in other folders, cause WordPress 404 errors. For instance, I ...
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Character encoding issue after changing servers

I recently moved my WordPress-based site from DreamHost VPS to a Linode VPS running Debian + LEMP. After getting the site up again, I noticed many erroneous characters in posts; characters like " and ...
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Split WP install between 2 databases?

Is it possible for Wordpress to work from two databases? The reason I ask is that we're approaching our 100mb limit for database size on our host (1and1) but have up to 100 databases, so what I was ...
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WordPress hangs when I publish or update a post [closed]

I've been Googling this for a while: I was on 2.8 when this bug occurred, so first thing I did was finally upgrade to 3.1. It didn't fix anything. Next thing I did was disable all the "Update ...
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Internal Server Error only on frontend and certain admin pages

I'm experiencing an internal server error on a site, but only on the publicly facing site, and on certain pages in the admin section, including posts (/wp-admin/edit.php) and anything else accessing ...
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In which directory do I find the HTML file of my wordpress pages?

I would like to manually edit the code my my wordpress pages. The WP interface only allows me to individually edit the CSS or PHP. The Page Edit feature gives me access to a certain part of the code, ...
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Can't delete unwanted favicon

I have a favicon that is a remnant of a disactivated wordpress theme. I can't find the favicon file in the theme folder, or the wordpress or server root. I have added my own reference to a new ...
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2answers
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Multisite behind Varnish

I'm trying to use varnish with a wp 3.0.5 site with Network (Multisite), when I access the varnish URL, I get this message: Multisite only works without the port number in the URL. Do I need a ...
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How to? Redirect /category/sci-fi/ to /category/scifi/?

I changed the wordpress category slug from "sci-fi" to "scifi" a few months back by accident. How can I redirect /category/sci-fi/ to /category/scifi/ so that /category/sci-fi/page/2/, ...
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Wordpress .htaccess subdirectory problem

I've been having some issues with my Wordpress install allowing me to access subdirectories, specifically a CodeIgniter install at mydomain.com/codeigniter. I know that technically it should work just ...
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curl problem or permalinks

I just configured my VPS, I am using Centos, everything works fine, but if I am setting my permalinks to Custom Structure, then accept the homepage none of the posts come, it shows me 404 page, I ...
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timestamp and scheduled post irregularities

Update: I've confirmed the problem (that scheduled posts are based on UTC time), now just need advice and background to determine best solution. Questions: 1) how WP determines UTC time before ...
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database optimization and server errors

I've a self hosted wordpress blog. The server showing internal (500) server error and usually the system admins ask me to optimize my database. The database is relatively small in size and fits in few ...
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Server database problem

i just transferred my website from shared server to VPS, but then it is not starting, when i inquired with the VPS technical support then they emailed me something this, which i am not ...
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XML Sitemap Generator and 404 problem

I am using yahoo hosting, wordpress 3.0.1 and Google XML Sitemaps (Wordpress Plugin) 3.2.4. This plugin generates sitemap.xml and notify all webmasters successfully. I am able to see sitemap.xml ...
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problems with wordpress and php version 5.3.3-1

I recently installed a server with new php version - 5.3.3-1 and when I imported wordpress site and database, there were some problems with plugin settings - some of them were reset. In pagenavi ...
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Can you host WordPress using Amazon Web Services such as EC2, RDS, EBS etc?

I've been looking into the feasibility of using something like Amazon Web Services for hosting WordPress sites. I was wondering if it was possible and if so what are people's experiences of having ...
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WAMP vs XAMPP pros/cons - for running a local testing server? [closed]

What are the major pros/cons that can help in deciding which of the two to choose: WAMP vs XAMPP for running a local testing server for WordPress? p.s: I now see stackoverflow had a discussion about ...
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SSH Upgrade Problem

I keep getting the same error, any ideas? I have generated a key without a password using ssh-keygen I set permissions on the keys to 600 I have successfully logged in using ssh -i ...
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Out of memory errors - anon-rss or file-rss?

Can anyone help me figure out both which plugin might be causing this error and how I fix it? [4405235.617144] Out of memory: kill process 1450 (apache2) score 75568 or a child [4405235.617155] ...
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Multisite on Rackspace Cloud (ubuntu lucid)

First post in this astonishing exchange. Glad to be here. I've installed WP3 on Rackspace Cloud, under an Ubuntu Lucid installation, properly configured all the multisite dependancies, network blogs ...
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Restricting a Plugin to Only Load its CSS and JS on Selected Pages?

I'd like to cause a plugin to restrict its loading of CSS stylesheets and JavaScript JS files to only those pages for which they are needed. An example for my question is the plugin Contact Form 7 ...
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1answer
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Why does WordPress get posts from MySQL from a virtual hostname but not the direct hostname?

I'm developing a WordPress site on my Mac, running OS X 10.6.4. I'm using OS X's built-in Apache server to run the site locally during development. I've set up WordPress and connected it to OS X's ...
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3answers
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Is there a way to measure server resource (CPU) usage by WP plugins?

I have a website who is having a high CPU usage. The only way I know of it, is the information I get from the support people of the hosting company. Is there any other way for me to become informed ...
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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.