I was doing my semi-annual update post to a super-low traffic organizational WP site and it was painfully slow.*
I started poking at some of the things mentioned in the wiki article on WP optimization and could not get the response times below 6 seconds (with times up to 10 seconds).
To get a baseline I added a one-click install to a different domain on the same user (server ‘scheat’) and am getting responses like so for the default install:
“22 queries in 6.219 seconds” Does that seem normal? The responses are roughly the same whether I use 5.4 CGI or fastCGI.
- “It used to be faster.” I know, everyone says that