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Wordpress vps memory allocation

I have a VPS sever for a wordpress site, which has an 8g ram and 4 cores cpu, however the site is really slow, I feel like the site is not using all resources, my question is, how much memory should ...
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How can I free up the memory used by update_post_meta?

I've noticed that each call to update_post_meta results in a small increase in my memory usage. Normally, the increase is small enough to not matter. But I'm writing a CSV import function that calls ...
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Simple global, in-memory, persistent object for storing result of stemming a relatively large JSON blob

I'm relatively new to WordPress. I have this 2.6 MB json file: https://raw.githubusercontent.com/codeforamerica/naics-api/master/data/naics-2012.json It's a list of around 2000 entries where every ...
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Wordpress Memory limit not increasing

I have set 1024M in php.ini file: memory_limit = 1024M I have set it in .htaccess file: <IfModule mod_php7.c> php_value memory_limit 1024M </IfModule> I have set it in wp-config....
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Annoying/confusing Wordpress memory limit exhausted

I'm setting up a staging site on the same server as a live site. Wordpress 7.1, PHP 7.2. Site is a multisite install I've been working with for years. Everything is identical apart from domain names. ...
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Apache using full RAM problem

I have a server with these specification: *CPU* Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU D-1520 @ 2.20GHz Cores : 8 Cache : 6144KB *RAM* 2x 16384MB *Hard Disk* 2 x 300 GB 2 x 2000 GB *Software* Ubuntu 14.04 Linux 3.14 ...
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Memory Leak in plugin action

I made a plugin that basically reads a CSV file and imports data to relevant tables. However, the action seems to create an error: Fatal error: Allowed memory size of 134217728 bytes exhausted (...
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How to debug full RAM memory?

Our site is going down over and over again. It's always the same issues. Running out of memory. And the hosts answer is always the same: Buy more RAM. And that could be needed in the end as well. But ...
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Out of Memory But theres more than enough

I know this is asked a lot but mine seems to be unique. I get Out of memory (allocated 2097152) (tried to allocate 4096 bytes) But my phpinfo says I have 380MB in memory_limit. This is where it ...
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PHP Warning: include(): Unable to allocate memory for pool

I apologize in advance if this is wrong place to ask my question (mods: please move it to appropriate place) I'm seeing following message in my wordpress logs: PHP Warning: include(): Unable to ...
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Memory Leak in Processing Large JSON file

I'm processing a large JSON File (>1500 items). Im using JSONStreamParser to process one item at time. With each one, I am updating a post if the data has changed. The first thing I need to do is ...
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Defined Wordpress Memory Limit to Unlimited

define( 'WP_MEMORY_LIMIT', '-1' ); define( 'WP_MAX_MEMORY_LIMIT', '-1' ); So have a quite big server, I wish any of the websites to use maximum available ram. Will these settings work or will I ...
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Is it possible to increase php memory without directives in wp-config.php, .htaccess or php.ini?

I using a plugin that crashes due to lack of memory. But I'm on a host (Pantheon) that uses git for file updates between a Dev server (where I have FTP access) and a Live server (where I have no FTP ...
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WP_MEMORY_LIMIT didn't work in wp-config, only within default-constants.php

i have already searched here and tried a lot of things, but my problem still is "alive" It is possible to set WP_MEMORY_LIMIT within the default-constants.php and this works fine, but every time I ...
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Exec wp query in slow motion to avoid memory error?

for example in php when you read a file per line you can use fopen("inputfile.txt"); but this puts all lines in an array and cause memory error when the file is very big, an alternative to it is the ...
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Out of memory errors : how best to track them down

I am dealing with a Wordpress site that shows regular out of memory errors when navigating the control panel. I am asking a question about it here because I have tried all the usual options: ...
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WP_MEMORY_LIMIT didn't work in wp-config

I want to set WP_MEMORY_LIMIT for my WordPress site. I use from shared hosting and CPanel. I have access to change something like max memory limit on my host. I attached related image in the following ...
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Why do get_category_by_slug() crashes WordPress 4.8

I need to hide "uncategorized" from the list of selectable post categories and wrote some code to achieve that. This function worked fine up to WP 4.7.5, the categories were successfully hidden: ...
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How to fix UpdraftPlus's memory issue?

I've tried to restore a backup version of my website through Updraft Plus, a WP Plugin that allows users to backup the website every few days. However, it cannot complete the backup due to this error:...
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What's the difference between WP_MEMORY_LIMIT and WP_MAX_MEMORY_LIMIT?

What's the difference beetween define( 'WP_MEMORY_LIMIT', '96M' ); and define( 'WP_MAX_MEMORY_LIMIT', '256M' ); In my host I have this define( 'WP_MEMORY_LIMIT', '786M' ); define( '...
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Allowed memory size of 268435456 bytes exhausted (tried to allocate 7146491840906359738 bytes)

We're on v4.4.10 and keep having to restart the web server due to this issue. I've read various other posts and increased the wp-config.php memory, but still get this error. [23-May-2017 11:39:43 ...
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Adjust Memory Limit on bitnami wordpress server (azure)

I am running a bitnami instance of wordpress on azure. I came across the following woocommerce warning WP memory limit: 40 MB - We recommend setting memory to at least 64MB. See: ...
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Out Of memory issue on post per page parameter

I am using woocommerce and i have around 1500 product in one category, i have a brand as a custom taxonomy, and on category page i grab all brands based on product id, Here when i pass post_per_page ...
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Wordpress database becoming huge. How to analyze and optimize it? fear of running out of memory

look at the size of my wordpress database tables: are there simple ways to optimize it? I fear of running out of memory one day maybe bad collation? how can I analyze what is eating up so much space ...
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Wordpress media upload limit?

I've done numerous WP sites, written my own plugins, run my own server, etc etc. But I have not seen this before. I just installed a fresh 4.7.1 and installed the Proto theme and all its plugins. ...
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PHP Fatal Error: Out of memory

My website is facing a PHP Fatal Error: Out of memory. I had tried the following method, such as Increase memory_limit to 1GB via .user.ini Add RLimitMEM max into .htaccess Optimize database Due ...
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Are there individual memory allocations for different user roles in WordPress?

I am attempting to edit a specific page via the WordPress admin area while logged in as an Editor, however, the page dies with the following error: Fatal error: Allowed memory size of 134217728 ...
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Wordpress “Allowed memory size” on wp-db.php [closed]

My web site keeps giving me this error: Fatal error: Allowed memory size of 1073741824 bytes exhausted (tried to allocate 32 bytes) in /wwwroot/xxx/wp-includes/wp-db.php on line 1832 How Can I fix ...
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Programmatically adding images to the media library with wp_generate_attachment_metadata randomly fails

I am running the latest WordPress version (4.6) on a LAMP server (shared hosting) with PHP version 5.6.12. I am trying to programmatically add 10 images, uploaded with ftp to the wp-uploads directory,...
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Set WP_MAX_MEMORY_LIMIT higher than PHP.ini memory_limit

I've read here, but I want to ask if I have understood this correctly. We have a server in which WordPress admin needed more memory. The PHP memory_limit, in PHP.ini, is set to 256M, and so was ...
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What is the difference in the WP memory limits?

I have seen this question PHP Memory Limit vs. WP Memory Limit and it has a really poor answer and the question isn't that good either. I am on a dedicated server and can do whatever I want. I want ...
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Mass importing json data into custom fields (postmeta)

I am in the process of importing large amounts of data into a custom post type that has several custom fields (postmeta fields created by Advanced Custom Fields). I am using the following function to ...
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Wordpress out of memory allocated issue?

I have facing out of memory allocated fatal error in wordpress. i have printed the phpinfo(); and check for the memory_limit . so both values are 512M. I have also added following code in my wp-...
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Trying to increase WP Memory Limit

I am trying to increase WP Memory Limit: so that I can use Fusion Builder, and other things, with WordPress but the status for the plugin is still saying I only have the limit set to 40M, even with ...
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WP site makes mobile browser crash for high memory usage

I have this site: http://theguiltycode.com It uses foundation as a theme and is hosted in bluehost. I can load the site without much problem in desktop browsers, but in mobile the site reloads like 3 ...
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Website keeps going down, is it a plugin, database, memory problem, or something else?

So I've been having a problem with one of the websites I manage. Essentially, we keep seeing the cloudflare 'site is offline' message for at least half the day, constantly and consistently. Whenever ...
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Updating beyond WordPress 4.2.1 yields “allowed memory size exhausted”

I have a Windows Server running Plesk that has several WordPress sites. The PHP version on each is 5.5.26. One, which uses the defaults for PHP, updates to the latest (4.2.3) with no issues, while ...
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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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How to solve suspected memory issue in custom WordPress loop?

I have written a plugin that adds a "Where did you hear about us?" question to the WooCommerce checkout page and shows the results (as a simple horizontal bar chart) in a wp-admin page. The plugin ...
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HIgh CPU usage - Will using cache plugins help

i am having issues with CPU high utilization, more than 92% . Is there anyway to track which plugin or process or user is causing this issue? Will usage of any cache plugin will help this or not ?
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What is the most efficient way to search users by their display name?

Initially I thought I'd use get_users() but it turned out it doesn't support the display_name field. Then I've read about using WP_User_Query, but when I do it always exhausts the allowed memory size ...
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posts_results filter function memory errors

My posts_results filter is causing memory errors and I can't figure out why. Here's the full snippet: /*-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------*/ /* ...
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wp_trash_post is leaking memory

I have a plugin that deletes a list of posts based on their post id. The code is very simple foreach ( $post_ids as $post_id ) { wp_trash_post( $post_id, true ); } } ...
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How can Wordpress be made more memory efficient?

Let's assume this is a site that has dynamic content pertaining to the user, or content that changes very often, so varnish is out. Let's also assume that there are no plugins and the theme is vanilla....
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$wpdb->get_results leaking memory

I have developed a wordpress plugin that reads large custom xml files and imports the information as custom post types and a lot of post meta information. So I am calling a lot of database ...
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Wordpress import error

Firstly I installed WordPress on my site, then I generate a XML file for my blog (akasujjwal.wordpress.com) transfer by using export tool. And when I try to import this XML file to the installed ...
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What happens when WordPress memory limit is exceeded?

Let's say a WordPress website has the following settings: PHP Memory Limit: 100MB WordPress Memory Limit: 50MB What happens when the WordPress Memory Limit is exceeded? Do plugins/themes stop / Do ...
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Memory Management when developing plug-ins

I have done a search on this issue here and there are a lot of queries about memory issues and WordPress. The common recommended fix is to alter the WORDPRESS_MEMORY constant. I have a similar ...
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Too many index.php files running and eating up all memory

I have wordpress site installed on dedicated server. From few days I'm experiencing high memory consumption on this cpanel account and it is slowing my wordpress site Then I examined Process Manager ...
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CPU usage: AJAX and Heartbeat API on admin pages

My (shared) web host recently sent me this: "Our server monitoring systems keep indicating high server load persistently maintained by your website (...). Most of the hits are to the /www/www/wp-...