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TheThe Image Slider
plugin very slow to start (3 posts)

  1. mikeowiti
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    am using thethe image slider and it is very slow to start. website is maratimbo.com and am using minimal theme on wordpress. Is there a solution for this???

    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/thethe-image-slider/

  2. playboi14
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    I just checked your site using Chrome 19, Firefox and IE9 and it loads in in about 6 seconds for me, and starts animating.

    I am not sure you will be able to get much faster responses from that as from what I have seen in the plugin it has to preload all of your images (6 of them it seems on your site) and then display them. So loading 6 images, even small ones like yours (at about 500KB in total) is still half a megabyte to load, which will generally take a few seconds by itself anyway.

    If you are getting different results try refreshing from the Cache (Control F5 in chrome, or delete cache in Internet Explorer)

    I know sometimes when I used this plugin and modified a lot of things it would someones act weird, but overall it works for my sites.

    Hope this helps.

  3. mikeowiti
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Thanks man, but the issue is that am trying to accomodate even visitors with a slow internet connection. Is there any caching plugin you can reccomend?? I tried out the W3 Total cache but it converts into static Html therefore messing up the whole show.
    Is it there a way i can stop the site from always querrying from the DB(caching the DB) somehow??? would it buy me a few more seconds??

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