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  • Hi

    I am currently building a site using Wp as a CMS…

    I am self taught and still learning the various facets of webdesign and wanted to give WP a go for content management.

    The site I am building seems to have suddenly slowed down significantly and I cant work out why!

    Soooo if anyone can throw light on this Id much appreciate it!

    The link is: http://www.bee-craft.com/BCWP/

    Many thanks

    Dave

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  • esmi

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    It didn’t seem significantly slow to me but if there are slowdowns, it could where you’re pulling in content from, or connecting to, 3rd party sites. What permalink structure are you using?

    I see three 404’s right off the bat. I’m not sure if that would result in any load time issues or not.

    //www.bee-craft.com/BCWP/style.css (called twice)

    and-

    //www.bee-craft.com/BCWP/buy-sell/beecraft-adverts/style.css

    ..is bee-ing (sorry, I just couldn’t resist!) called but not found.

    Overall, it seemed to load pretty well in Firefox. The longest averages were around 4 seconds. IE8 seemed to load a bit faster.

    Hi

    Thanks for the replys

    esmi – I am using the following permalink structure: /%category%/%postname%/

    The only 3rd party interactions are:
    Mals e-commerce – then Worldpay
    Google analytics
    Feedburner

    ClaytonJames

    I have an idea why style.css is called twice, I was editing in dreamweaver and linked to style to view a WP .php I was editing and the changes caused. I bet I left the link in…

    I would say it was probably bee..cause I wasnt paying attention to what i was doing at the time. OK no more bees! haha

    Thanks for the resonses. I have now noticed the site seems to load better at off peak hours, eg 11pm onwards… Would this point to a low server?

    Dave

    esmi

    (@esmi)


    Forum Moderator


    I am using the following permalink structure: /%category%/%postname%/

    That’s a really poor choice of permalink structure for a page-heavy site. How many Pages do you currently have?

    Hmmm

    There are currently 104 page…

    Any reccomendations esmi??

    Dave

    esmi

    (@esmi)


    Forum Moderator


    Change to a permalink structure that begins with a numeric – such as /%postid%/%postname%/.

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