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Maximum image width/height?

If uploading a big image, WP will decrease the dimension and add -scaled to the file. How can I get what is its max limit? 5000x5000 => it can't be greater than X so WP will make it smaller than X. ...
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Bulk Image Resize for Media Library, but for ENLARGING instead of Shrinking

I have hundreds of images in my Media Library. I know there are many plugins that can do Bulk Resize, but all those I've seen only allow you to set a Max Size (you can't enlarge small images, only ...
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Randomise upload filenames (or another solution to hide the original image URL from theft?)

Our users upload high resolution artwork that we need to protect from theft. The images are resized and watermarked, but it's still trivial for somebody to guess the original URL and gain access to ...
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Change wordpress wp-content/uploads/ paths to load from 2 different hard disk in the same server

Change wordpress wp-content/uploads/ paths to load from 2 different hard disk in the same server So basically there only 1 machine with 2 hard drives Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted ...
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How to increase media image scale limit?

I'd like to insert a large infographics image into a post. The problem is that WordPress scales the image and applies a limit of 393px in my case. When I try to manually increase it, a red exclamation ...
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How many post WordPress can handle?

I am maintaining a multiuser blog site in wordpress cms. I got 30/40 post per day, its mean around 10k post at the end of year. Every post contains a featured image at around 140kb file size. The site ...
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Make this Fast and Queryable

I have 100,000+ registered users on my WooCommerce site. I have a subscription billing that people earn 5 entries each billing with. All users have the ability to earn entries for every $5.00 spent. ...
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Database structure for thousands of posts

I need to make a large custom customer database and was how to structure it in WP. It will run without woocommerce or anything. The client will not have access to the dashboard. There will be ...
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Scaling images for mobile

I'm feeding a mobile app from WP. I want the images uploaded to be rescaled like x0.5, x0.3 . add-image-size doesn't give me scaling functionality, only resizing by pixel. Any Idea? thx.
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Amazon EC2 and static page Caching (Multisite): How to enable Caching with multiple instances?

Depending on the current load, Amazon EC2 may spawn multiple server instances of a well visited WordPress website (files are duplicated, while database is the same for all). For this WordPress website ...
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How to run WordPress across 2 VMs for high availability

Microsoft Azure requires that applications utilize two instances across multiple data centers in order to achieve their "high availability" SLA and ensure your sites don't go down for routine ...
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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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How to scale up image into thumbnail without distorting it?

I have a section in my single post page that contains the post thumbnail. When using a smaller image as featured image (smaller than the thumbnail size, in width or height) it gets distorted to fill ...
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Is there an upper limit for users in WP?

Right now I use a single WP table to feed several sites. We have about 72K users and I have started noticing that to see the "Users" page it takes about 30 seconds on our otherwise pretty fast server....
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When is it OK to create a custom table for a plugin? [duplicate]

A while ago I wrote a question asking about storing easily queryable data associated with a given attachment. The recommendation that I received at the time was that I should avoid using the WP ...
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Backend of the WordPress.com [closed]

It has been known that PHP is under an impression that its a web low performer. However, the size of WordPress.com says otherwise. Does anyone knows why WordPress.com blogs scale so well even though ...
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Does WordPress Need BuddyPress to Handle Large Amounts of Users?

I understand that technically there can be 18446744073709551615 users (db limitations). But I heard at a talk that the vanilla install of WP in actuality can't handle many users that well due to ...
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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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WordPress database scalability from the code perspective

I have read through multiple questions here on StackExchange that concern WordPress scaling and the common opinion is that WordPress is indeed highly scalable provided you have the infrastructure to ...
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Is WordPress MultiSite secure & how much can it scale? [closed]

Great info on How to Scale Wordpress and more info on Wordpress Web Hosting. Still, I am left with questions. Creating a project that for the sake of argument we will call a blog network. A user ...
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Using catch_the_image to get the thumbnail size

I use front end posting on my site so I don't get a chance to set a featured image for alot of my posts. So I use catch_the_image to get thumbs but it gets the original size and then scales it which ...
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How to configure WordPress to handle 75,000 pages?

I have a large site that's using WordPress. We have 75,000 pages in the site so far, and it's performing well on the front-end. The issue is that if anyone on our team touches the page editor (wp-...
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Using Fullscreenr with a wordpress blog - weird bug

I'm wondering if anyone here has used the jquery plugin 'fullscreenr' with a wordpress theme before. I've noticed a weird bug that I'm sure anyone who has used this before for a wordpress build would ...
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How to resize images in wordpress without adding any compression or changing the color profile of the images, possible?

As you can guess from the title, Im looking for a solution that allows me to alter the way Wordpress processes/saves its newly created images according to the media settings in the dashboard. This is ...
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Performance tips for a large user base [closed]

I’m preparing a site with many users (100.000+). Since the output depends on the current user’s relation to some custom post types and taxonomies a static cache won’t help much. Besides using a ...
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What are the best practices for using a caching plugin on a shared host?

I've launched quite a big site the other day and I'd like to incorporate a caching plugin. The setup is single-site with some Buddypress features mixed in (for user registration, maps with gpress, ...
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How well does WordPress scale?

With the new WordPress and it's new features, it seems like WordPress is capable of much more than a simple blog engine. But how well does WordPress scale being used by say 10k -> 100k users per day? ...
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