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How do I reduce server load for a dormant WordPress site using W3 Total Cache?

My current host who did all performance optimization for me has jacked up their price to $1,000/month, so I was forced to move to a new host. The new host charges only $150/month. They give you W3 ...
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Slow I/O due to APC

I have a vps running Ubuntu 10.04 with nginx as my webserver. I use APC for php caching and I noticed my server is doing lots of disk queries which resulted me having slower I/O. I have about +50 ...
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setup nginx to serve django and wordpress blog as subdirectory

upstream django { server unix:///home/ubuntu/web/www.mysite.com/uwsgi-tutorial/mysite/mysite.sock; # for a file socket } server { listen 80; server_name mysite.com www.mysite.com; ...
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Nginx ignores HTTP Authentication for WordPress login directory

I am running WordPress in a subfolder of my domain for testing and development purposes on a VPS LEMP-stack. In order to password-protect the wp-login.php with an etxra layer, I used HTTP ...
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Wordpress SFTP auto update issues

I have run into an issue with WordPress and ssh. Essentially,I am trying to enable auto updating with Wordpress over SFTP. I have followed the directions on This thead on DigitalOcean.com up I have ...
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HyperDB Configuration Master/Slave

Running on server 2008 R2 IIS 7.5, with a MySQL Master/Slave (also on server 2008 r2), and WordPress 3.7. Is it ONLY compatible with wordpress 3.5.2? If that is so is there any other plugins to allow ...
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How to disable Varnish

I have installed Varnish in my WordPress Ubuntu EC2 instance as described in this guide: http://jeffreifman.com/detailed-wordpress-guide-for-aws/install-varnish/ I do have many issues with Varnish ...
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Time to first byte on wordpress increased after url change

Goodmorning, i have this configuration nginx + php5 + mysql + memcache +fastCGI and i have this plug-in W3 Total Cache + Nginx Helper After change the url from subdirectory to root ...
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php5-fpm maxes out all cores (nginx+php5fpm+wordpress)

We have a 16 gig linode running with 8 cpu cores and I'm trying to debug an issue that when I try a load test that the server starts to freak out around 250 requests a second on a pretty basic ...
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postfix sending mails to unknown addresses

I was checking my munin tables and saw a huge list of deferred mails in postfix and looking into /var/log/mail.log gave me an idea: I am sending mails to unknown mail addresses: Dec 23 08:21:32 ...
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Varnish & iFrames - Each iFrame counts as a hit = poor performance?

I have a large Wordpress site (600-900 consistent users at all times) and about 6 months ago we setup Varnish. Our config uses 5GB cache and is stored in memory. When the site hits around 1500-2000 ...
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Unable to import a sql or xml file

I have recently moved some of my sites from shared hosting to VPS. When I am importing SQL files through phpmyadmin or xml files through Wordpress import tool, I am getting error saying "The ...
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Cannot access Wordpress post: 403 Forbidden Access error

I have just installed Wordpress and can access the Control Panel at /wordpress/wp-admin/index.php but when I try to view a test post at www.mydomain/wordpress/?p=1 I am getting a pesky 403 Forbidden ...
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Unable to set proper permission in my centOs6 [duplicate]

I am trying to setup WordPress on CentOs6 for the first time and facing issue with proper file permission. I am using Linode VPS hosting and have chosen centOS6 as my OS.I am able to install WordPress ...
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Order that Apache handles .htaccess directives

I was working on a WordPress site yesterday, mostly in a Web Performance Optimization capacity (on shared hosting). At one point I noticed that my .htaccess file had redundant, possibly ...
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Can a MongoDB replace a mysql database [closed]

If I will create a WordPress blog that uses mysql, can I use MongoDB instead of mysql?
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Serve WordPress site from separate servers using nginx proxy_pass

I'm trying to setup two separate servers. The first one should answer all the requests from www.example.org. The second one, should display a WordPress blog and answer only when the user goes to ...
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Varnish caching wordpress site per user or UA (i am not sure). I want the caching to be universal

I have recently switched a website from generic PHP to wordpress driven. The varnish front-end is the same except for rules to accommodate wp-admin. I find the cache-hit is unique to my connection ...
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Nginx , Wordpress as principal other website is subdirectory

I have set wordpress with nginx, and added a scipt for questions in a subdirectory , this script is using PhPCake so when I'm going throug an url like /questions/ask it redirects me to the wordpress ...
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Recommended Nginx Configuration for High Traffic Website on Wordpress [duplicate]

We have a Wordpress based website that gets about 1.5 million pageviews per day. Maximum concurrent sessions reach up to 5000 users per minute at times. We have one web and one database server. Specs ...
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Website deleted from server, no back-up [closed]

I hope i am in the right forum now. Couldn't find a stackexchange forum closer to my problem than this one. Anyway i have a server running Direct Admin. Somehow a Wordpress installation on one of my ...
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Need Corrected htaccess File

I'm attempting to use a wordpress plugin called WP Fast Cache which creates static html files from all your posts, pages and categories. It creates the following directory structure inside ...
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How to troubleshoot performance issues of PHP, MySQL and generic I/O

I have a WordPress based website running on a shared hosting. Its response time is very decent (around 2s to retrieve the HTML page and 5s to load all the resources). I was planning to move it to a ...
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Using Ruby on share web hosts

We are developing a Wordpress theme and we are going to publish it on themeforest.com. We are using Sass(scss Syntax) as our CSS Preprocessor and we need to compile it on server side. We have two ...
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How much free memory should I have on my webserver? [duplicate]

I have a webserver that's currently hosting two Wordpress sites and some java-based collaboration software. The server has 2G of memory and is currently using about 1.8G of the available memory. ...
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Clean Wordpress installation shows Internal Server Error 500

I'm trying to install Wordpress installation on my dedicated server. Copied all files, but it shows Internal Server Error 500. Logs shows this: [Wed Nov 06 18:12:36 2013] [error] [client ...
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`ps` and `bin/bash su` in ps aux output

I have a shared server (amazon ec2 micro powered by bitnami) with a web application (Wordpress), which is showing low performance lately (with relatively stable traffic and usage). The only suspitious ...
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How to serve static files with version number with Nginx?

I just finished installing Nginx for wordpress but all static files with ?ver=x is redirecting to nginx's default page. Working /jquery-ui-1.8.6.custom.min.js Redirecting to default Nginx page ...
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Which PHP modules are required to install wordpress?

I have 5 wordpress sites. I use hostgator shared hosting for all of them. Now I have decided to switch on to a VPS. I got a unmanaged VPS and configuring it for wordpress. I am following this ...
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Why are permalinks not working on LAMP install?

I just upgraded to the latest Ubuntu release on a VPS. When it finished the permalinks no longer worked. My .htaccess file looks like: # BEGIN WordPress <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> ...
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Wordpress on Apache is redirecting all https to http

I have a problem with a wordpress site on a server I admin. I don't know anything about wordpress however. My problem is that we want the site to be accessed over https, bot somehow all requests to ...
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How do I redirect my website from non-www to WWW using Apache2? [closed]

I'm currently trying to set up my personal webpage. I am using a VPS and have manually installed Wordpress, and everything seems to work... except if I go to the non-www version of my website, it ...
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Updating WordPress 3.6 to 3.7 via admin area on Nginx VPS hangs and fails

So I have a few WordPress sites running on my VPS (Ubuntu 12.10, Nginx, php-fpm 5.4) The sites are all on seperate vhosts and use their own config files (albeit similar to each other) and vary in ...
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Add separate domain name to Wordpress admin area with htaccess

I have a Wordpress installation in a seperate folder on my server (meaning it is not in the root folder). Let's call that folder "folder A". I have a htaccess rewrite rule that maps Domain A to folder ...
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Images don't display but can see them using their URLs [closed]

So my website doesn't display the images for some reason but these images are being displayed alone on their single URLs. By the way I am using WordPress Here is the screenshot of how it looks: ...
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Wordpress serving PHP but not CSS or JS

I'm trying to set up an Amazon EC2 instance to run a Django app and a WP instance side by side, differing only by the incoming URL. Initially, accessing the site via mysite.com/wordpress worked, but ...
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Debian's Wordpress with broken plugin path?

I've installed an Wordpress from Debian Wheezy package system and the plugins folder appears to be broken. As stated in the error log files of Apache2: [error] File does not exist: ...
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how to setup wordpress blog on AWS EC2

I setup an aws EC2 instance and installed wordpress as mentioned in the docs.(http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSEC2/latest/UserGuide/hosting-wordpress.html) I assigned a static external IP Elastic IP: ...
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Facing difficulty with migrating from wordpress to Drupal

One of my blog was built on WordPress but now I want to use Drupal as the CMS of my blog. To do so I have deleted all the WordPress files from my server and the Database and MySQL user which are ...
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Hacked website, code is encrypted in hex, unable to identify [duplicate]

my web site hacked and i am getting code in index page, but i am unable to find that where is the code in my web site... ...
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Nginx complete folder protection not working

I have installed nginx(1.4.3) with PHP-FPM(5.4.20). i want to protect my wordpress wp-admin folder. my nginx configuration file domain.conf: server { listen 80; server_name example.com; ...
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Running WordPress and Ghost on Apache with mod_proxy

I currently have three WordPress sites hosted on Apache with virtual host files to direct the right domain to the right DocumentRoot. Ghost (node.js) just came out and I've wanted to tinker with it ...
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Prevent server beeing flooded with requests

I'm hosting a Wordpress-blog on an Apache server (shared hosting). For some reasons I've been receiving like 100 requests per second to xmlrpc.php for a few days. The access.log looks like this: ... ...
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How do I make the server response faster on search results (WP, nginx, apc)

I have my own virtual server in the cloud, running nginx and APC. On this server I have one wordpress blog using the W3TC-plugin. I've enabled page cache and object cache using APC. When accessing ...
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FUSE mounted Google Drive (via google-drive-ocamlfuse) for Wordpress and permission issues

My objective is to use Google Drive to store media files for a Wordpress multisite using Fuse, and so far I am able to mount Google Drive with google-drive-ocamlfuse as root. I can mount the Google ...
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Having trouble increasing WordPress memory limit on nginx server

I am trying to increase the memory limit on my nginx php-fpm server for wordpress. Specifically the Wordpress plugin WooCommerce needs more available memory. I've set the following in ...
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Trouble configuring virtual host to allow standard wordpress mod_rewrite for permalinks

I'm having a little trouble getting the standard mod_rewrite that wordpress generates in my directorys .htaccess file to work correctly. The server I'm using has a virtual host set up on it by ...
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Unable to adjust php.ini max upload size directive on Centos 6.3

Currently i'm setting up Centos 6.3 (64 bit) on vm and installing Wordpress: Already adjust /etc/php.ini but seems like overwritten by other settings. Suspect this is due to selinux feature. My goal ...
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Should I install memcached on my Level 3 VPS?

I have a Level 3 VPS Linux server from Hostgator that I pay $50/month for. I know nothing about servers, but I'm aware this isn't the cheapest around, but far from the most expensive. On the domain ...
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Linux CentOS php-cgi and Apache issues, possible issue with Wordpress?

So I'm fairly new to Linux and web servers but we moved our sites from a shared hosting environment to a Linux Virtual Server about 8 months ago, much faster and has ran bullet proof until we re-build ...