This tag is for questions about Drupal's performance, how to measure, and improve it.

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Performance issues with big amount of nodes

In the last couple of months I was working on renewing old project's platform from Drupal 5 to Drupal 7. The last step was to migrate old data (from the past year) to the new system. For this purpose ...
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Loading a large node body sequentially for better performance

I have a few very large nodes on my Drupal 7 site. In some cases the body field contains about 2MB of raw HTML (about 250,000 words). Despite the site performing well as a whole, the sheer size of ...
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Solr search much slower for logged in users

I've set up Solr on a Drupal installation with around 11000 indexed nodes. I'm using Apache Solr Search Integration module and the FacetAPI interface. However, I'm finding that searches take around ...
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creating own entity or using nodes with very many fields [on hold]

in Germany we have an official xsd file to standardize attributes for real estates. This file contains about 3500 lines full of attributes. I have to bring it in mysql the drupal way. As a result I ...
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Site performance , cache not working properly

I am using the Performance Logging Module. Above screenshot, one strange thing I noticed that Insert Cache_bootstrap on every page. When you go to any page (both admin theme and frontend theme) ...
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Is using nodes for a notification system a performance concern?

I am building a user activity notification system whereby each new notification message is created as a new node which is displayed by Views. To prevent an infinite number of nodes being created there ...
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Performance and javascript issue in a drupal 7 website

I have a drupal 7 website. Currently its performance is not good and takes much time to render the web pages. For performance, I checked out in YSlow and came up with some results like move all js ...
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34 views

Module bloat and performance tuning

We have a site with performance issues. And we are looking for advice on low hanging fruit or other strategies that can have a dramatic increase on performance. The seemingly obvious culprit is ...
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Advagg and Nginx

I have the following errors displayed on my status report page: Adv CSS/JS Agg - HTTP Request HTTP requests to advagg for js files are not getting through. AdvAgg will issue a request for a file ...
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Slow SQL query in Views relationship from Content Profile module

I have a slow SQL query in a view using a relationship from the Content Profile module (D6). My problem is more on the SQL side. Once I have the proper query I should be able to change it. The query ...
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drupal 7 production site is very slow [duplicate]

My production site is very slow now. it was working fine previously. now its take a lot of time to load the home page., even admin page is also very slow. Now I am not able to clear my cache. I am ...
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Node theming through Views or tpl.php files - which one is better for performance?

As an example, let's take a node with 5 fields and two blocks between those fields. E. g. you want an article do be displayed like this: First field Second field Block with related nodes Third ...
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drupal as mobile app backend

Im currently using drupal 7 + commerce for online sales and I have a phonegap app that creates orders. I want to use drupal 7 via a the services module to sync the app sales data with the online ...
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WSOD when trying to configure menu with many items

I have a menu with many nested/multi-lingual menu items (I don’t know the exact number, probably something around 2000-3000). Whenever I try to visit its configuration page in the backend ...
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How to reduce first byte time on a Pressflow (D6) site

The problem: A medium-sized Pressflow site performs OK, when content is delivered through Varnish; content from the backend takes inacceptable long to reach the users browser, and there's too much ...
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admin/config page taking around 30 seconds to load; the rest of the website loads fast

I have a new Drupal install and it works allright, everything loads fast, except for the Configuration page at admin/config. What I have done so far to try to tackle the problem: - Disabled all ...
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Performance of attached entities with EVA vs normal display?

I have an article that contains a multi-value entity reference field that links to bios, which are another content type. Currently, I'm displaying these bios by using the "rendered entity" formatter ...
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Does adding more processing power increases Drupal Page Load Speed

I have a site hosted on Acquia Cloud.all the unnecessary modules are uninstalled. The site has only couple of nodes (300 almost)and lot of imported registered accounts. Below optimizations are enabled ...
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Get only one field from profile

I have a profile field called "myutr" that I need to pass to the browser, for ALL pages, via js drupal_add_js(....) I know that $user does not contain profile fields so to get the value of this ...
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How Do I improve the performance of my Drupal7 Site? [closed]

For somebody who is new to Drupal, I see that there are many resources available on Drupal Caching but I am not sure which of them to use.
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Changing numbers of render-blocking JavaScript and CSS

I have a drupal 7 site. I use the Advanced CSS/JS Aggregation module In the past I asked this question, and tried to improve performance and "Eliminate render-blocking JavaScript and CSS in ...
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Improve performance by using drush functions instead of Drupal module functions

I am trying to improve the import performance of a drupal website we are working on. The site makes use of the queue api to import individual items. Currently this process is very slow. I have hear ...
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Boost crawler - maximum time to use for crawling on every cron run?

I have a drupal 7 site. The site is really big and has few content types, and a lot of content. I use boost and Cache expiration to improve performance. I will be happy to get some information ...
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db_merge : Making a query slow

I am using userpoints module to provide points for different actions that they do on my site. mysql> desc userpoints; +-------------+---------+------+-----+---------+----------------+ | Field ...
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Low first time to byte for my Drupal 7

For the last months (without any significant change except modules and drupal core upgrades) I've been noticing that the First time to byte decreased from a not bad value (less than 300ms) to more ...
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DB queries fast, Apache response slow, high PHP CPU

Working with D6, trying to get a page running more efficiently. I made a lot of progress by installing the Cache Backport module and configuring Redis, so devel shows my DB queries are a fraction of ...
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recommend drupal form cache disable?

I have static page and form but in each load in devel show a lot of query (select and Insert) in cache_form table I see form_set_cache and operation but I think may disable cache_form completely is a ...
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DrupalDatabaseCache is causing performance issues

I have devel query log / page execution time enabled on my site and most of the queries which are slowing down my site are related to DrupalDatebaseCache. DrupalDatabaseCache::set Sample Query : ...
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Drupal 7 Really Slow on admin pages

I have a Drupal 7 installation and several admin pages are incredibly slow and time out after 30 seconds. I've tried several things without success: APC is enabled innodb_buffer_pool_size is set to ...
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Is there a way to force some block caching despite system block caching option is disabled?

In /admin/config/development/performance settings page, my "cache blocks" options is disabled due to "Block caching is inactive because you have enabled modules defining content access restrictions." ...
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Drupal 7 - How do I cache / gzip a webform page?

I have my frontpage as a webform and want to know how I can provide compression to this page as drupal does not cache/gzip a webform page due to the forms. What are some possible solutions to this?
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Drupal 7 - How and where would I be able to enable/disable gzip compression? [closed]

In drupal 7 where would i be able to enable/disable gzip compression? is there a module for this functionality?
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How to get rid of Deadlocks and Lock time out type issues?

I read multiple blogs, tired of google it but didn't found any satisfaction from any solution. I have the following issues : PDOException: SQLSTATE[40001]: Serialization failure: 1213 Deadlock found ...
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Delete all users and there content apart from user 1

I have been asked to help look after a Drupal site that was created by a third party. This site has lots of users (~13,000) and for each user lots of items of content was created. I want to clean the ...
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Which modules help with loading of large images in a nice transition?

Currently I am using the single_page module that does the anchor page sliding thing on the page, but currently I'm loading big images onto this single page. Which modules or recommendations on how to ...
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Eliminate render-blocking JavaScript and CSS in above-the-fold content

I am Building a Drupal 7 site. Thess are some of the modules I use (it may help you understand which CSS & JS I use): Adaptivetheme (theme), Views & content panes, Panels & Mini panels ...
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Organic Groups - Versioning Role Assignment Changes

One of the content types on our site is "Articles". Each article has users assigned to different roles: author, co-author, reviewer, chief editor, admin, etc. Organic groups seems to be a good choice ...
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Minimizing the time taken for entity_load while using for apachesolr indexing

I am working on a site with a specific node type that has close to 50 fields, most of which are taxonomy term references, a couple of node references and a few conventional text and integer values. ...
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How to speed up node add form with around 50 fields?

I had a node add form with around 50 fields, mostly text with 1 field collection (with another 5 fields) and a few entity and term references. The page is taking around 30 seconds to load making it ...
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126 views

How to know what is slowing down my drupal site

My site is still in early stages of development and the page load is getting slower day by day. Even though i really think twice before installing a module for something and try to get it done with ...
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How to load the images in views using ajax?

There is a website with rich content (high resolution images). I wish to load that view block contents (3 view blocks), but not the image, during the page load. Image should load in AJAX after the ...
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Page views / hardware - Drupal.org

How many page views does drupal.org get each month? and what is the infrastructure used there?. I found this page about the infrastructure of drupal.org. It says that it's a relatively accurate list ...
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How to desactivate jquery_update logic for the homepage

The objective of this is to remove all legacy javascript files from the homepage except for the new javascript files I specifically want to load. Here is how I remove all the Javascript files I don't ...
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How to limit the number of authenticated users logged in simultaneously?

I'm building a project for a client who asked for: Limit the number of authenticated users logged in simultaneously. For example the site won't allow more than 20 users to be logged in at the same ...
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Custom Top Admin Menu: Intergrating Permissions

Looking into build a top bar to be used for clients for quick access to edit/add pages. Big question I have is, how do you hook this into the Permissions module in core? Say if I want to allow another ...
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What does General Cache Wipe mean

The definition of CACHE_TEMPORARY used in cache_set reads as follows. CACHE_TEMPORARY: Indicates that the item should be removed at the next general cache wipe. I am just curious as to what ...
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352 views

Long wait time for website and taking too much CPU+Memory [closed]

My drupal site is taking too long wait time, and it uses CPU + memory. My server setting is 16GB RAM, 8 processors. So it is good. I am using Commerce Kickstart distribution have enabled 180 ...
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Whenever I edit/update a node all the page caches for anonymous user are lost

I have the following cache settings on the performance page I have visited a few pages as anonymous user and made sure that they are being cached. Now I log in as admin in a different browser and ...
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Performance - custom php block or views to use in panels

I use panels to display block with node title on a custom position. My question is about performance - what is faster - to use following php code inside block <?php $node = menu_get_object(); ...
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Why is search disabled by default for anonymous users?

I noticed that search is only permitted to logged in users on drupal.org and I'm wondering why. Apparently it's also disabled for anonymous by default in Drupal 7, and I see people discussing how to ...