Can anyone suggest a way to approach debugging this?
On a WP 2.1 blog I setup awhile ago I have a problem (not new but starting to bother me badly) where if I select write -> write post the page can take almost 30 seconds to load at time (it loads but then takes awhile to timeout). Note that if I edit an existing post, the page loads instantly!
It's also important to note that when I save a new post, it also takes awhile to time out. Editing an existing post saves instantly.
I highly suspect an ajax issue that is never completing.
But why only on new posts?
This may be either a bad plugin misbehaving or my server config, considering I can't find anyone else with this problem.
Here's what I tried:
2. commenting out all the plugin callbacks in the wp-admin/post-new.php code to disable plugins attached to new posts -> no change
Many thanks for any ideas!