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[resolved] WP E Commerce Plugin Slow Load Non Functioning. (5 posts)

  1. barrygoods
    Member
    Posted 8 months ago #

    I recently was adding a new product to my cart and I had created a new variation. Once I did that, all hell broke loose.

    Website started taking 40 seconds just to load or not even load at all.

    I went forward and removed everything that i inputed and also a few other items that were not being used and still there was a very big lag load issue. I had thought it was Dreamhost so i went and spoke with them and they said that my site was causing it.

    I went and installed WP Tuner and it looks like my e commerce plugin seems to be taking 35-40 seconds to load. And when i dove a little deeper, it seems as though my variations is the culprit. I have tried deleting and re issuing of the variations and nothing changed.

    I am no expert. I am actually just a green horn when it comes to these things.

    Anyone have any experience in dealing with this. Right now my only fix is to have 5-10 items which cause my site to load for 5-10 seconds.

    Thanks,

    Barry

    Also. Dream Host Guy said that i possibly would need to clear my theme cache and do a flush. but then again, I don't know how. I tried to search for that button but to of no avail. Any help will be appreciated.

    http://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-e-commerce/

  2. Justin Sainton
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 8 months ago #

    How many variations (groups, and variations per group) are you creating per product?

  3. barrygoods
    Member
    Posted 8 months ago #

    Not many about 4 categories. Honestly everything was working fine until one day I was adding in a new product with new variations and for some reason my website lagged out and after that, I started having the problems. Now everything takes 20 seconds to load. It takes each item a second to load.

  4. Justin Sainton
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 8 months ago #

    Interesting. I'd be happy to take a look if you want to email me admin credentials at justinsainton at gmail dot com. This generally occurs when you are on a shared host with low memory limits and create many products that have many variations. For better or worse (mostly worse, in hindsight), a custom post is created for each variation combination. For example, if you have 3 variation groups with 10 options each, that's 1,000 post entries in the database, per post. Pretty insane.

  5. Justin Sainton
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 8 months ago #

    Hi Barry,

    Thanks for shooting me an email. You're running WordPress 2.9 and WPeC 3.7.5.3. You need to update your software.

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