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Many processes running under index.php are killing the site (3 posts)

  1. n3m3
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    There are many processes running under the index.php file, associated to my user name, that are killing the site, literally.

    I cannot get rid of this problem and it is getting so serious that it downs the http service on my VPS many times a day.

    Here is an example of a process created by this problem:
    /usr/bin/php /home/l********/public_html/index.php

    Could anyone help me, please?

    Thanks,

  2. n3m3
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Can't anyone help me with this, please?

    My site was just brought down by the hosting company for overloading the node.

    Please help!

  3. eduardoarandah
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    First of all install a cache plugin like WP Super Cache and set "htaccess method" with 86400 expiration time or longer.

    If you have too many posts (more than 3000) consider deleting the old ones. I wrote a post about it here:
    http://laloah.wordpress.com/2013/06/11/how-to-delete-thousands-of-posts-in-wordpress-via-phpmyadmin/

    And finally, change your theme because it may be using scripts like timthumb.php that rebuild the thumbnails every now and then.

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