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    I am in the process of developing a multilingual database based on WordPress Multisite.

    I expect for each language, from 20.000 to 50.000 posts.

    Do you think WordPress Multisite is sized for such volumes of posts and do you have feedback or sites using similar volumes ?

    Thank you for your help,

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  • Yes, WordPress Multisite could handle that nicely. Keep in mind is essentially 1 WP installation. “Users produce about 33.0 million new posts and 48.0 million new comments each month.”

    You definitely want to start the project on a VPS that allows you to scale up. SSD would be useful because the database may get hit hard. CPU will likely be your bottleneck. Once you get going you may need to shard your databases across several servers using a plugin like



    Hi Patrick,
    Thank you for your answer. Regarding the stats you mention, probably WP will fit my needs 🙂

    For now I will start using a private server,if my project works I will migrate to a solution that allows more agility using a VPS and the plugin you mention.

    Thank you,

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