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Questions tagged [performance]

Writing efficient code leads to better performance of a site, which is usually measured in the speed with which pages are served.

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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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Debug Performance Issues

I've had a WordPress blog I've hosted on Dream Host for several years now. Recently (the past year) my site is going down often. Via Dream Host I found that I'm using up my CPU limit and they are ...
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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 seconds ...
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Get multiple posts with some custom fields efficient

Is there an efficient way to get some posts with (some of) their custom fields in one go? I have a custom post with some custom fields and would like to create an overview page where I display all ...
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How to handle high load of traffic of my server

Soon, my website will have much traffic due to an event, is there anyway or any service that will help me to handle all the traffic without my website goes down? I'm using WordPress running on Nginx ...
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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 ...
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Most efficient way of deleting post

I have a cron job set to remove a (sometimes large) number of posts from my database. Of course, I also need to remove all associated data such as custom fields. This is the function I'm currently ...
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Styles are not loading when changing permalink to %postname%?

Fist I was using default option of permalink and everything was fine (speed is ok, my own created theme is working fine) but now I change default structure to post name structure of permalink now I am ...
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Performance and styles not working fine after changing permalink structure

Fist I was using default option of permalink and everything was fine (speed is ok, my own created theme is working fine) but now I change default structure to post name structure of permalink now I am ...
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Performance and styles problem after changing permalink structure [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Performance and styles not working fine after changing permalink structure Fist I was using default option of permalink and everything was fine (speed is ok, my own created ...
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Ways of dealing with nested arrays within option

I stumbled upon one problem regarding too complicated(at least in my point of view) data structures stored in option field. Right now I have an array of collections and within each other there is ...
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Bluehost WebHost and performance problems with W3TC [closed]

I'm currently arguing with Bluehost over slow server times and they pointed to a report at gtmetrix.com in which I found inefficient CSS selectors. There were 55 very inefficient CSS selectors from ...
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How to preload the entire site with javascript?

I don't know if I'm in the right place because is not strictly for Wordpress, I think someone can get some benifit of this question without using Wordpress but in this case I'm using it. So, I'm ...
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Will too many overridden css rules lead to performance issues

I am customizing the avada theme for my needs. Since the theme gives many options to style the fronted via its admin panel, I have to write many lines of simple css code for custom elements etc. Based ...
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Wordpress article with 50 000 words loading slow - 100% cpu

I have a wordpress article with 50 000 words. After a debug I realised that the CPU is 100% when I read the post / open the category page. I have a quad core server with 8gb ram (the ram level is ...
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Plugins to generate CSS Sprites? [closed]

I see that w3 total cache can't offer CSS sprite generation. Is there another plugin that can complement this feature? Thanks. update: I didn't mean that w3 total cache doesn't allow CSS sprites to ...
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Is there a maximum amount of pages for a multi-page post?

I will publish 2 books (encyclopedia) on my site, each with over 4000 pages. My plan is to put each book into a multipage post using the <!--nextpage--> tag. 1. Can Wordpress handle such a ...
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nginx + wordpress: Best practices for configuring it to be secure, reliable, and fast? [closed]

BACKGROUND: Running everything up on Linode. Having followed the "Getting Started," "Securing Your Server," "LEMP Server on Ubuntu 12.04," and the "Manage Web Content with WordPress" guides I was ...
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How to improve my site's loading time?

my wordpress site is hosted on godaddy, using flatsome theme, 7 plugin (including img-lazy load & woocomerce). i have use free cloudflare cdn, but still my site need 13+ seconds to load. i have ...
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Combining JS files to one script

I am trying to combine all JS files - local and third party files. I tried using the following plugins to do the same: Autoptimize: It is just not combining the JS files to one Fast velocity minify: ...
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Eliminate Render blocking CSS?

OK, so I'm really struggling with a 'brand-new' WordPress website. I'm no WordPress developer, I only have some knowledge of HTML, CSS and a very basic understanding of PHP, Javascript and jQuery. ...
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Using <style> tag or inline style attribute?

I have a widget in plugin that will display a list of items <li> and I'd like to add one color to those items as option (color picker)... The question here, do I throw that color as a: <...
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A third party recent posts widget for WordPress?

Is there any third party service that provides a script to display recent / related posts widget, without using WordPress plugin that uses server ressources? I didn't find any solutions, except ...
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How to resolve google page speed issues for wordpress website

My current WordPress website has several issues in Google Page speed test Defer unused CSS I have already implemented CDN and used plugins like WP Rocket(One of the top plugin for WP website ...
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WordPress and TTFB (time to first byte) stats

I am currently working with a client that last time I checked was averaging 8-9 SECONDS for their TTFB (time to first byte). So as you can imagine they are looking at a 12-14 seconds page load time. I ...
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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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What's a good tool for speed benchmarking? [closed]

I am doing some optimisation on my site and would like to take some readings on page load speed in order to determine what works and what not. Since my internet connection is unreliable I cannot just ...
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Wordpress system (hardware) requirements?

Question: what requirements are for wordpress site? CPU, RAM, network speed, etc? I understand that it varies by number of users and number of plugins, etc, but perhaps anyone knows anything or there ...
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How much server power does Worldpress take? [closed]

I have multiple Wordpress websites on my server(And a game server and Tomcat) and I'm a little paranoid about my servers health. How much does a newly installed Wordpress take typically?
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Individual Pages are loading halfway down

folks. I'm working on an event booking site for a client, and for some reason, the event pages keep loading halfway down, but I can't figure out why. I'm not seeing any code that's causing it. I've ...
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Is fech_feed() use lots of server resourses?

I have a custom post type called blogs (blog URL is saved as custom field). There are nearly 250 blog custom post types. When a custom post type (blogs) load I use fetch_feed() to get the recent posts ...
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To what degree can use of caching-plugins and a CDN boost WordPress performance? [closed]

I realize that this question is being asked in a very generic fashion, without detailed specifics of the configuration in question, and thus I am not expecting answers that go beyond anything but ...
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JS/CSS duplicate load and 404 Error [closed]

We have a strange issue on one of our WordPress sites. Performance has been bad recently and we discovered that many JS and CSS files are a) loaded twice and b) the duplicate load results in a 404 ...