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

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Further reducing TTFB via Drupal itself? [duplicate]

I use Drupal 7.37. And my issue is a mild problem of long TTFB, that might be able to get better by Drupal itself. My site has pretty good Google Pagespeed Insights (PSI) score. For example, My most ...
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What causes very long initial visit load times intermittently?

I'm working on what is basically a one page site externally: http://drupals.badgerfort.com. There's very little to it. But I'm getting reports that it's sometimes loading so slow to the point ...
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How to make JS Async and eliminate unnecessary JS?

I've been told this could be done with the Magic module but I couldn't find documentation\videos\readme anywhere for it so I ask how to do these specific things with it in my Drupal 7 site: How to ...
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How to disable/enable cache of all views programmatically?

Case: I have over 50 views in my site and for performance improvement all were enabled to cache data during their implementation. Now I want to disable cache for all views at once for some reason ...
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Combine JAIL (LazyLoad) and adaptive images in Views?

I have both the JAIL and the Client-Side Adaptive Image Formatter modules installed on my site but I can only use one at a time within a given view, since they are each a choice for image formatter ...
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Several NFS folders for one Drupal instance [closed]

I'm using vagrant & virtualbox to create drupal websites on my Windows local machine. My actual drupal website is under a Windows folder, shared with my guest(ubuntu) by using a Windows NFS server ...
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How to know what beans are not in use?

After looking into new-relic I found that bean_block_info was taking a high % of total load time. In the code I found that this function loads all the beans on first time access (before leveraging ...
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Top 10 priorities in performance optimization of a complex Drupal site [duplicate]

I read a lot about many ways to improve drupal site performance optimization, but I did not find a clear indication of the top 10 most relevant modifiations for optimizing the performance of a complex ...
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Facebook plugins slow page load - what can be done to improve this?

I currently use the Facebook plugin integration module, and have a like button and a fb comment block on each page. Especially the FB plugins load slow. It appears that any link on the page is not ...
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Where to render? Preprocess or template?

We are constantly improving our coding performance and we are monitoring every page load to optimize loading en rendering times in our websites. Above statement in mind, I stumbled upon the question ...
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Any way to hasten the performance of Overlay based edit-screens? [closed]

Went through about 20 Google search results and didn't find an answer. I really love the Overlay UI but the problem is it works a bit slow... For example when I open new windows while working with ...
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D7 - Scalability regarding use of Profile2 module with Subuser module and Taxonomy module [closed]

We would like to allow users of a specific role to be able to create and manage their own subset of users. The Subuser module allows this to happen. We would also like to use the Profile2 module in ...
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From a slow mysql query, is there a way to determine which Drupal module/path is the cause? [duplicate]

My hosting provider (Pantheon) provides mysql slow query logs. Is there a quick/easy way to determined, based on an entry in the log, which module/path is causing the problem? Since I built this ...
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Enabling aggregate and compress CSS files resuls in vanishing theme

I used this module for more compression on css and js files but it does not work for me! so I disable and remove it entirely. After that when I enable aggregation of css and js files, my site's theme ...
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What is the difference between Query build time Query execute time View render time in drupal veiws

I'm using drupal views and set Live preview settings enabled. I want to know what is the difference between these three factors: build time, execute time and render time. some times when I change a ...
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What are recommended filters for using Pagespeed along with Drupal 7 (and Advagg enabled)?

We are planning to integrate Google Pagespeed module in our Drupal 7 site which is already using Advanced for CSS/JS Aggregation (Advagg). Based on the inputs at ...
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Only getting varnish misses

Would having the display errors setting turned on in the following admin page admin/config/development/logging cause Varnish to generate cache misses?
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Analyzing slow mysql querries

Our Drupal site has recently started to get much more traffic and often pegs the CPU and memory when we have 50-100 active connections. We have 8cpus and 16GB of RAM. I notice that when the cpu is ...
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Drupal 7 changes Last-Modified header, even if the resource hasn't changed

Unless I'm mistaken, Drupal is changing the "Last-Modified" HTTP header for a page any time the page cache is regenerated - even if the raw content remains identical. This means that clients end up ...
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Module to cache URLs commonly request by bots?

Open the logs of a dozen Drupal sites and you will see some patterns for non-Drupal packages in the http requests that received a 404 response. Requests like /postnuke/article.php, ...
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Has the Block Cache Settings from Drupal 8 been back-ported to Drupal 7?

I noticed in Drupal 8 there are options to cache a block: I was wondering if these options exist in Drupal 7 with a module? Has the feature been back ported? or was it a contrib module to begin ...
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How to optimize performance rendering node with two entity reference fields without using Views?

I'm challenging myself to not use Views and instead rely on EntityFieldQuery() or Dynamic Database Queries. I have a node Event with a date field and two entity field references to artists that will ...
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Performances with many fields per content type

Drupal creates a new table for every new field in a content type. How much this affects the performance in fetching data when the fields of an entity are 15 or more? Is possible to store all fields ...
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Fast 404 module and Drupal core

I can see that Fast 404 module has been added to drupal core since 7.9 version. So in order to use it on my drupal site(without installing Fast 404 module),is there I need to do in the settings.php ...
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Blocks page running very slowly

Our blocks admin page is loading and running very, very slowly. We have a lot of blocks loading up, but I can't understand why it takes quite so long to load and work with. It must be some slow ...
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Custom module data storage

In Drupal 6, I'm writing a custom module that generates several pages (as a Drupal newbie). Mainly public form pages for soliciting donations - users fill out their info (amount, frequency, etc.) and ...
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In Facet API, if I select a item from one category then the count of items in other category will become zero. What can i do for this?

I'm working with facet API, if I have select a item from one category then the count of items in other category will become zero. What can I do for this ? this is before i select a item in a category ...
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Drupal 8 vs 7 performance comparison?

I am wondering if there are any reliable performance comparisons between vanilla D8 vs D7? I have searched the web but only find this which is far from encouraging.
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Views performance issue

I have a website with 4 views (and sometimes 5 views) on the homepage. The problem is that when I try to open the website, it takes minutes to load and the cpu goes crazy because of mysql processes. ...
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Using Lazy Pane: How to cache a panel pane after it was loaded using ajax

I have a panels page that uses Panels Tabs loading panes with Ajax. It uses the module Lazy Pane https://www.drupal.org/project/lazy_pane, but a solution with any other module or method is welcome. ...
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Highest performant way to edit a views field value inline

I have a complex project management site, which requires performance being optimized for each functionality, especially the way views fields can be edited inline. It has a task list view in which ...
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First page load/execution slow, login slower Drupal 7

Drupal 7 site experiencing slow execution/load time for first page visit and slower execution/load time for login. The web server and database servers are dedicated and well resourced, the site has no ...
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Task list system (view) that responds fast to edits

I need a fast responding task management system. I have tried many approaches like nodes as tasks and a view with editable fields, editable view, flags, ajax flag forms, and even Rate widgets. All of ...
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Views caching strategies - relationship between query cache and rendered output cache

First off, I'm trying to ensure due diligence and not duplicate questions that have come up before. There are numerous posts on stackexchange, and various other places, that discuss views caching and ...
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Updating few thousand nodes in one time

I have script which updating 2000-5000 nodes in loop and performance is poor. At the moment the code looks like: foreach($nids as $nid) { $node = node_load($nid); // updating $node fields ...
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How do I profile my drupal site which is on shared hosting?

I run a commerce website in a shared hosting, from time to time it's being too slow, I tryied many ways to find the cause (css/js agreggation,enable caching, views caching, disabling some big modules ...
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How to execute request-specific tasks after page response is returned. Does hook_exit() actaully do this?

I'm trying to figure out if it's possible to "hide" the perceived execution time of some end-of-request logging tasks that are page specific and depend on the availability of the Drupal DB API. ...
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Huge variations on page load times [closed]

I've build a website using Drupal 7 (7.34 now) and used quite a lot of modules (CiviCrm, Views, Panels, Webform, etc). I recently put this site live at my hosting provider and now I'm experiencing ...
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HOOK_MENU custom url with argument

I am working with a 300K records dataset and I am having some performance issues. I try creating a node for each of the records on the dataset, but even the simple path translation query is taking ...
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My drupal 7 is very slow even if I did many improvements

I'm builind a Drupal 7 web site using commerce kickstart 2 distribution, the site became very slow, mainly the admin pages. I read many answers here in stackexchange, and some articles talk about ...
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How to avoid invoking the same module every time when I have to call a function of that module in Drupal 7?

When there is a need to call a function inside a module, some of you say- it is good to use module_invoke() inside the template pages to call the function(it looks great-since I can pass arguments ...
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Block loading behaviour in Drupal 8 in a performance sense through the visibility settings

The following scenario: - i have for example a standard block region through a pages of a site: "highlights" - for the frontpage i have an additional region: "highlights_frontpage" - i put a block ...
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Javascript added via drupal_add_js() does not get aggregated

I have a couple custom modules that I add javascript via drupal_add_js(). I have all the Bandwidth Optimizations options checked in the performance page (/admin/config/development/performance). Since ...
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Drupal cache not here?

I'm in charge of a website that have an huge amount of queries all the time, so we activated drupal cache (in performance). It was great, for all guests the page was very fast to load (not so fast for ...
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131 views

Homepage is loading very slow, while internal pages are faster [closed]

I am experiencing very slow load of the homepage and faster load times on internal pages. There's a visualisation of 5500 nodes on the home page. Can this be the cause? I'm always clearing the cache ...
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variable api vs custom table

I have a module Block No Results which displays the no results data when block has no results. Variable Api if I will use the variable api then I need the 4 variables for a single block to keep the no ...
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Is there a module provides UI to create field index?

My views are quite slow in some cases, needs create indexes on field tables. Is there a module for that?
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Commerce Kickstart 2 Admin Functions Extremely Slow Shared Hosting

I'm having a problem similar to some others posted here: Extremely slow performance in Admin for certain operations, most notably: Adding an Order or saving a View. Basically, it -feels- like SQL ...
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How can I avoid clearing caches when CSS changes are made?

Every time I make the slightest CSS change, I need to clear cache to see the changes. What can be done about this?
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How can I invalidate a cache on a specific View?

I am facing a situation where I need to invalidate a specific View in order to initiate clearing the cache on that View. views_invalidate_cache() clears ALL cached Views data, for every View on the ...