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Need Help, Why is my Wordpress Blog so Slow

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by creaturez, Apr 4, 2013.

  1. creaturez

    creaturez Newbie

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    Hey my website is brostep.cxx and its abysmally slow loading. I'm new so I wanted to know if 1 this is normal for them to be quite slow out of the box, and 2 what suggestions do you guys have for speeding up the website!

    Any suggestions are appreciated as this is really what is holding me back right now. I'm also using GoDaddy for hosting

    Thanks in advance for your time guys!
     
  2. daddymax

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    im assuming you have tried to load your blog with other web browsers and on other computers and you have cleared your browsers cache.
    your blog being slow could be for any of these reasons your webhost, do you have an active caching plugin? is your wp up to date ? ...
     
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  3. SmartMan

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    Everything(Optimizations) looks normal on your site. It's time to switch to a new hosting provider. Godaddy simply sucks at anything but Super Bowl commercials.

    Few of other Godaddy customers also had similar issues.

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    http://support.godaddy.com/groups/domains-management-and-services/forum/topic/my-domains-not-loading-status-unreachable/
     
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  4. creaturez

    creaturez Newbie

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    Yes, I am using QuickCache, I was using W3 Cache but for me Quick Cache seemed more user friendly, and I assume so as I installed less than 2 weeks ago

    Thanks, thats what I was thinking may be the root of my problem, as I simply went with them for hosting as that is were I bought the domain. Another question then is it relatively straightforward to transfer my whole website and the content to another provider?
     
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  5. creaturez

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    So is hostgator more highly recommended over godaddy then?
     
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    Goal Line Technology Senior Member

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    100% yes
     
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    I love Godaddy (sarcastic). I once went there to purchase a domain for $5.00. At checkout, my total somehow jumped to $90. I was amazed! Didn't purchase of course.
     
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    Godaddy is nothing more than complete shit for hosting.
     
  10. kaloyan14

    kaloyan14 Regular Member

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    I agree with mickyfu - godaddy is not good choice for host.
    But if you want to speed your wp - minimize the number of plugins and http requests.
     
  11. springfire

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    Move to VPS and use nginx as the webserver
     
  12. Gogol

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    Where's the site? Go-daddy has some known problems as SmartMan mentioned. I contacted them more than once and I managed to make them tell me that the problem was occurring from the server, not my site.I don't know if they had done something after that, but I have not faced any problem since. If your site is not properly optimized, I can help you out with it, but not free. PM me whenever you need it :)
     
  13. Conor

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    In Wordpress, there is an option under the "Tools" menu to export all your posts and pages etc. That's the simplest way to migrate your content imo. So yes, it is fairly straightforward content wise. To move the whole site is a bit more tricky but there are a few guides on Google, and probably even in BHW that should help.
     
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    Have you tried StudioPress Wordpress Hosting? I think they specialised in hosting Wordpress sites.
     
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    Really? You like hostgator that much? I have been with godaddy for a while and I really like them. What do think is better about hostgator because I haven't used it and if it truly is better, I might consider a switch.
     
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    You could also try pushing as much onto a CDN as you can - JS, CSS, images etc. This gets some pretty massive gains in site speed