Too many plugins? (5 posts)

  1. Beel
    Posted 12 years ago #

    The one that breaks the camel's back, screeches to a halt, blows a gasket, causes hell to freeze over, gives me time to make coffee and heat a danish... blows a fuse.

  2. randybrown
    Posted 12 years ago #

    The key is to try to make sure that the plugins are not doing similar things or making similar queries to the database. There are a number of plugins that are very similar. It's important to study what the plugin does to make sure there's as little redundancy as possible.
    Seven should not be too many. I have about the same number running on my WP blog and see no noticeable lag.

  3. carthik
    Posted 12 years ago #

    Each plugin is technically one, or a few functions. WP already uses a lot of queries and functions, so, if the plugin is well written, it should not make a perceptible difference. It depends on how many of these plugins are involved in delivering content on index.php, too.
    Plugin incompatibility should be the bigger problem. Your website won't be any the slower due to the plugins (for the most).

  4. Mark (podz)
    Support Maven
    Posted 12 years ago #

    I've got 19 activated, and 35 in total in that folder.
    No problems so far ..

  5. lawtai
    Posted 12 years ago #

    heh ok, thanks for the info

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