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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.
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2 Hosts/Servers - 2 Multisite - 1 Database [closed]

I am trying to achieve something quite unique and cannot seem to find the answer online. I have an existing Multisite installation on Server A which has hit resource limits and an upgrade is out of ...
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Move plugin files to a different server

I'm in the process of speeding up my wordpress site load time. One of the things I have started doing is using a CDN server to serve my static resources from - this has had a drastic different. What ...
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Site running slow on new server?

I recently uploaded a website to a new 123-reg server on a single WP installation (www.moseleycoachsales.co.uk). I had developed the site on my own hosted multisite environment ...
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Apache memory being used over 50% [closed]

Can anyone tell me, what is wrong here. My health status is always red and apache memory being used about 20%-50%. Server has 1gb ram und there are ~8domains, but traffic is very low for all of them. ...
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Wordpress Dashboard not loading CSS?

My site's dashboard used to work fine. I logged on this week after about a week without logging on, and noticed that the stylesheet for the admin dashboard is not loading. In the console I see a 404 ...
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Restoring .sql backup results in “Error establishing a database connection”

I'm trying to get the database dump (.sql) of a remote site to work with my local setup. Sort of like migrating from remote to local. I've already ftp-ed the site itself, but having problems ...
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automatic plugin install availability: server configuration

This link shows how it may be possible that WordPress may not be able to download and install a plugin via its web interface (known as automatic plugin install). However it may be still be able to ...
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Emailing passwords: Setup installed on home server using XAMPP

I've just delved into the WP world and all in all it's going quite well. I have a server at home that I'm using to host the sites. All is working fine except the password emails are not being sent ...
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Wordpress plugin search does not work and updates are not shown, VPS install

I have configured a VPS running CentOS 6.3 and Plesk 11. The install of a blank version of Wordpress works well. However, I have problems with updating Wordpress and searching for plugins. The two ...
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Is server side Javascript possible with wordpress

Is it possible to run JavaScript server side on wordpress. I have about 5,000 lines of Javascript that I would like to run on the server, rather than the client (browser). 5,000 lines is a lot of ...
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Moved WordPress to New Server, Now Tries to Download a File

Let me start by saying that I have moved dozens of websites from one server to another, without issue. I recently moved a website and when the URL is visited, a file named "download" with no ...
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How much resources are good enough for 3.9.2

I have the following specification: memory_limit(maximal 128 MB), max_execution_time(max 60 sec) same PHP-Prozesse(max 10) Is this good enough for wordpress? I am having a small site with around ...
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Subpages return 404 server error

I just moved a site to another production environment and I have an issue with accessing subpages. The home page and the /wp-admin section works as expected and there are no path issues with images or ...
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No Thumbnails Generated

I setup WordPress on my own server and it's up and running...one thing that I have noticed is that WordPress doesn't generate any images I upload. Usually when I upload an image through WordPress it ...
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Server Variables not recognized in certain posts

I've got a very strange issue that I've never seen in WordPress. I've just converted a big site over to a new responsive theme. The site has about 1,400 articles and there are ads on it. The way we ...
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Wordpress Site access from other machines on same network

I developed a Wordpress website on my local computer using 'Wamp' server. I'm now trying to put it on a local server at our work so that others can look at it / access it from their work stations. We ...
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Wordpress keeps crashing my server

I wonder whether anyone has experienced this, but every 5-10 clicks or so either in the admin panel or somewhere around navigating the website, my server crashes. Would anyone know why this happens ...
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wp-comments-post.php file returns a blank page

When i post a reply to my blog, it's return a blank page to me. It seems that happens because of this code in wp-comments-post.php if ( 'POST' != $_SERVER['REQUEST_METHOD'] ) { header('Allow: ...
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Can you have a blog in a subdirectory hosted on a different server?

I am interested in having a blog on my site which will be in a subdirectory of the main wordpress homepage e.g. website.com/blog however, I am interested to know if there is a way to host the blog ...
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Can you have multiple wordpress sites under the same domain?

Any issues with having multiple wordpress sites under the same domain. Example: domain.com/programs domain.com/sales domain.com/learning Each would have its own templates, functionality, menus ...
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Does Wordpress perform better with curl installed?

Wordpress doesn't require curl but it seems to use it if it's available (see line 295). I'm guessing HTTP requests will perform better using curl or Wordpress wouldn't even try to use it. Is this ...
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What are PHP extensions and libraries WP needs and/or uses?

Codex loosely only mentions PHP version in server requirements, however PHP can be configured in pretty wide range of excluding/including different parts. What are extensions/libraries that: are ...
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How to Better Control WordPress Cron Jobs?

I have a bunch of standalone WordPress sites, and WordPress Multisite Network of Sites on my server. There are times where there are too many sites all running cron jobs too soon in proximity. I am ...
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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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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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WAMP vs XAMPP pros/cons - for running a local testing server?

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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Nginx with Wordpress not showing template 404 for certain file types

I am using Nginx on Ubuntu to host a Wordpress site and everything is working great except certain file types return the Nginx 404 rather than the Wordpress template 404. For example: ...
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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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Sorting by date not working?

I have a blog which has worked as normal. I recently moved it to another server by cloning the database and copying all the files. Now my posts are ordered randomly. Where do I start troubleshooting?
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Folder Permissions + Security Concerns

I messed up bad guys. I while working on another part of my website I accidentally nuked my WordPress folder permissions. I was able to find/fix some problems and I got my site up and running but some ...
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encounter server issues while uploading files into meta-slider

good day errors i encounter while tryin to upload files into this slider my system: wp 3.9.1 fresh install meta slider - Example-file 170 kb errors a. Unable to create directory ...
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Wordpress site interfering with another site on same server (Surftown)

I have a server at surftown.com, and on that I have 3 WP sites. The main/root folder, where you usually put your index file and so on, does not contain anything, other than 3 different folders called ...
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W3 Total Cache doesn't detect memcached [closed]

I have a wordpress installation (latest version) running on a debian server with memcached and php5-memcached installed (memcache appears on phpinfo()), but W3 Total Cache doesn't seem to recognize ...
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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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Is it possible to install multi different versions of Wordpress on one domain and its addon domain?

Here's the story. I designed a wordpress site for a client that is running on Wordpress 3.9. It is for an event that his company is organizing and it it will be hosted on www.hisdomain/addon. ...
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Importing blog failed to download attachments from older (still online) blog

I was trying to clone one blog to another using the import/export functionality of WordPress. I had selected to export everything on the original blog, and Download attachments on the clone. However, ...
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server-moving causes funny issues in template

while moved from with a beta install of wp from a subfolder of mydomain to mydomain main folder i get funny things a. the template looks a bit buggy and when i want to login - with i ...
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How to enable Zend Optimiser+ with Batcache

I am using Batcache with APC Object Cache Backend so far. A lot of posts on internet claiming that using Zend Optimizer instead of APC would reduce CPU and memory usage. I could enable Zend ...
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Quirky behavior in multi-server environment

I have a wordpress setup running in AWS on a handful of EC2 instances. Each instance is identical, all pointing to the same shared RDS instance (database). I had to do some S3 bucket mounting magic ...
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Testing Multisites with vagrant or Can I use multisite with only an IP address (without domain name)

I'm testing multisite on a vm spun up by using Vagrant. I seem to be having trouble accessing multisite URLs. I've added them as such... But when I attempt to visit them in the browser, I ...
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Exporting completed webiste for another server

I've been working on a Wordpress website with WooCommerce etc for my friends business for a while. It's pretty much done, all products are added etc. However this has been done on my own webhost / ...
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Wordpress or plugin need tomcat?

I have a managed VPS. It's a CentOS 6.4 + Apache 2.2 + Nginx admin 4.4. When I'm running top process in SSH, I can see there's a tomcat process (uses 1.9% RAM). This VPS has only wordpress sites. I ...
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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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Choosing the right server for a big WordPress site with buddypress

I started working in a WordPress site with buddypress and I need to choose a server. They have 1.9 million users in the database and they are estimating to have like 250,000 views every month. The ...
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Multiple WYSIWYG Editor on save redirecting to wp-admin/post.php (Which is page not found)

Hi i'm using custom post types with multiple WYSIWYG fields, on click of update it's redirecting me to wp-admin/post.php (no page found). After making multiple attempts my server blocked my ip and ...
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Server Path Information

I have a plugin that uses server paths to define the location of an Image Folder, however, I have decided to have a CDM or a new separate server to host my images. Currently all the paths look like ...
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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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Configure Php server with ISAP

i have hosted my wordpress site in IIS server and its running CGI/FastCGI but I found that CGI/FastCGI is slower than the ISAP.I am working with the performance issue in the site and the site has been ...
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Updating plugins results in deleting them

1: Update a manually installed plugin Wordpress it's auto updating doesn't work right, but it sometimes does! Anyway when it doesn't work right it shows the most viewed error of the wordpress system. ...