Questions tagged [performance]

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Serialize selected fields

I have a requirement in a project having 350 fields, but when I use views, I am facing a lot performance issues. So in place of reading all the data from individual tables, can I use serialization as ...
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Does having too many cck fields negatively affect site speed and performance?

I building a site that could potentially utilize 50 different content types. The most of the content types have more than 40 CCK fields, including multiple field_collections entity_reference. How can ...
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Which method has better performance

I want to update some term id on some node (let suppose 1000 node),My changes is convert all news node with category(term_id) = 3040 to category(term_id)=5). I know I can do it with several methods( ...
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Is Drupal 7 suitable to create Facebook like huge application? [closed]

Is Drupal 7 suitable to create Facebook like huge application that has billions of users and huge data? If yes then, what would be the possible architecture to serve such huge application with Drupal? ...
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boost only for front page with cache enabled for other pages?

I know that Boost module works only when drupal cache is disabled. But is there any way to turn on Boost module for front page only, with cache enabled for other pages.
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What is the fastest way to get node title from nid?

Say I have an nid (or a lot of them). Would it be faster to load the node to access get the title, or do the very simple db_query required to get the node title?
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Should we use a separated database for our data set? [closed]

We are working in website and integrating the Drupal Commerce in our website. We are also adding multiple product per product display to allow user to select products while adding product to cart. ...
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Drupal module to make html pages of all nodes automatically

I am looking for a solution / module which can create the whole site in HTML . So every time the user does content changes, he can click on a button, it will create the html for that node only or the ...
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How to speed up Reference module's Views plugin?

I have a 'Node reference' field via the References 7.x-2.1 module which is pointing at a View which returns up to ~5000 results. I'm also exposing this field as a filter in a separate View. The issue ...
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What happened to Drupal's performance?

I just installed Drupal 7 again on my cheap shared host. The installation went fine... I copied the 1098 files via FTP and installed it within 2 minutes. The standard installation (with all modules in ...
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Is performance affected on local server?

I have my drupal on a server that doesnt have access to internet. Does this hurt the preformance? I am getting this error on the status report : "HTTP request status Fails" If it does, how can ...
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Fetch third Level Depth Data from taxonomy with performance

I have taxonomy with 4 Level State->District->Block->Villages. I want to get all villages of all Blocks of all Districts of a State. I have done it by loops but my performance is very slow. please ...
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Reducing number of DB queries when using views, search_api and relationships

I have a view which uses search_api (and solr) to get a list of nodes, and then displays selected fields, including some from a relationship to commerce_product This is resulting in about a thousand ...
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Bandwidth Optimization options locked

I'm running a largely default Drupal 8.0.0-RC2 site. At /admin/config/development/performance the "Bandwidth Optimization" settings for "Aggregate CSS Files" and "Aggregate Javascript files" are ...
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Performance effect on field length

When we are adding a text field to a content type the default length is 255. I am curious to know the performance effect of the field types and the length have for it. Is there a preferred order of ...
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Server connect time significantly increased over the time

I run my web site on D7 with enabled Cache pages for anonymous users option Cache blocksis off. It works pretty fast for non registered users but I started to observe significant difference for ...
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Drupal reference performance

I have a project have a lot of field need to be reference by each other. Does anyone could give me some suggestion about this situation? How was the performance of field reference? Should I just ...
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Too many “insert” queries to the “cache_views” table.

I have a bad performance in my website. Checking the database queries I see that there are too many "insert" queries to the "cache_views" table. How can I start to trace this problem?
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AdvAgg Update & Settings Problem

I see this warning I go to update the database. Notice: Constant ADVAGG_MOD_CSS_DEFER already defined in include_once() (line 172 of /home/valerie/public_html/permanentmakeupcornwall.com/sites/...
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does indexing tables have a bad effect on drupal?

I have one or two views which has a lot of fields to show and all of this fields are in filter criteria as exposed filter. now the problem is acting in low speed. the solution I am now thinking about ...
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Turning on performance breaks Drupal (PHP fatal error)

I am not certain if I turn on CSS/JS aggregation or caching which breaks Drupal. The error I get is similar to this: 'home/user/mysite.com/commons/includes/includes/bootstrap.inc' does not exist....
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Optimizing of DB resources

I'm pretty excited about Drupal capabilities in general and consider it as probably the most solid free CMF with a really powerful API. One of the things I'm concerned about is the resources it takes. ...
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Is there any way to cancel Panels' overlay edit windows?

I don't want to edit Panel panes via overlay edit-windows and therefore I tried to disable the core "Overlay" module at admin/modules but it seems to effect everything except the overlay of the Panels ...
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CSS aggregration breaks site - how to troubleshoot?

I have a number of D7 sites that "broke" recently when I applied 7.39 and a few other updates. By "broke" I mean the site's CSS styling completely disappeared. I can easily fix by disabling CSS ...
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Drupal 8 performance regressions. Would it be a solution for high traffic online communities? [duplicate]

There were some legitimate concerns about Drupal 8 potential performance regressions as a result of being built on top of Symfony2. Drupal 8 Beta-14 is the latest release; It seems that the Drupal 8 ...
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Should i make separate image folder for each user? [closed]

There will be around 200 users, each can make unlimited nodes with 10 images per node. Expected final number of images is 50000. Performance wise, is it better to make separate directory for each ...
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Can't track why Boost-Crawler doesn't work

I use Drupal 7.38 and Boost x - 1.0.7, and I Can't get the Boost Crawler to work... Boost itself is working fine (verified formation of cached webpage files at root/cache/...). Seemingly, I did all I ...
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Manage multiple feeds import using cli

How can I optimize multiple feed importer from cli? Is there any way to optimize multisites using multicron for each site in drupal 7.? I want to implement like this https://www.drupal.org/node/...
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How to speed up performance of taxonomy hierarchical select drupal

I have a taxonomy that have 35(States) -> 650(Districts) -> 6500(Blocks) -> 650000(Villages) taxonomy terms using hierarchical select module when i filter it on my content type form then it's ...
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Better way to manually load a view of nodes other than with “views_get_view_result” > “node_load”?

I've got a d7 site on a shameful shared hosting account. Since I am a pseudo haxxor, I want to load up my front page view and manually output all of my nodes. My Front Page takes about 30 seconds to ...
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Google web font imports breaking with advagg

I'm trying to pass Google Page Insights, and they keep saying we have render blocking CSS. When I try and inline the CSS, it breaks my fonts I'm importing from Google Fonts. I've tried a million ...
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My slider's images have larger file-size than their originals

I have a slider in my homepage and this slider has 3 photos named a.jpg, b.jpg, and c.jpg. The original file's sizes are (respectively), 42kb's, 20kb's, 52kb's. And yet when I download them from my ...
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Further optimizing CSS delivery with AdvAgg?

It seems to me that my main Drupal UI based task to leverage my site's optimization is further optimizing it's CSS delivery... Given the following facts, It's wired for me that Google's PSI advices ...
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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 that ...
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Converting and save images as JPG in IMCE module during uploading?

How to convert PNG to JPG when user upload images with IMCE ? This is neccessary for disk space optimization. If it is possible to convert with any module or to execute Image Style tell me please.
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What are Entity tags (Etags) and how do you configure them in relation to your Drupal site's files?

The GTmetrix Page speed & optimization test notified me that 13 components in my site (all are files) have "misconfigured Etags", so I ran a search query like " Drupal Entity tags " in Google and ...
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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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CSS or and JS aggregations all makes site slower!

It is well known among Drupalists that generally, Aggregation of CSS\JS files should hasten webpage loading times in Drupal... So why the opposite is true for my site this time? PSI test score for my ...
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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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Remove query strings from static resources in template.php

I've read several articles throughout the web about removing query strings from static resources, in the template.php file, after I saw a recommendation to do so in a forum, for better page-loading ...
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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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Differences between 'Add existing field' and 'Add new field'

It is possible to reuse the already created fields via Add existing field option. From optimization perspective and the way Drupal stores and manages such fields in database I would like to know, does ...
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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? [closed]

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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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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Scaling and integrating existing disconnected drupal based sytems?

We are currently planning to scale our current digital platforms to support a small number of number franchised businesses operating in different international locations. Would appreciate a bit of ...
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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'm curious about the difference between three factors: build time, execute time and render time. Sometime when I change a filter or sort ...