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  • iamnotalobster


    How much traffic can a wordpress website handle? And what will the requirement be for the site to handle 100k + visitors a day?

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  • Please be a lot more specific.

    A site depends on your webhost’s hardware and their software environment before it gets to the WP code.

    – where are you hosted
    – what is your site
    – what are you using now
    – how much do you pay



    I have the site with a hosting plan from Godaddy. I’m currently on a deluxe plan that gives unlimited monthly bandwidth. I’m paying 8.99/month for it I believe.

    “unlimited”. That means ‘if you get popular we’ll find another way to make you upgrade but we’ll use numbers you cannot argue with such as CPU usage’.



    Ah I see. So how much should I be paying if I’m to be expecting 30k+ visitors a day?

    Frederick Townes


    You’ll definitely want a caching solution. Since you’re using godaddy, I’d imagine Cloudflare is also a good idea depending on your comfort level with doing things yourself.

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