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Site is loading (slowly) and pingdom shows 503 error

I've got my site running onnline at (Holding page only unless logged in as super admin) The site loads, but the initial page load is very slow. it's just the initial doument ...
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Template Debugging: which entry is actually slow?

I'm trying to see why it takes almost 3-4 seconds for my template render. I enabled template debugging. Looking at the output, I have computed 0.7 seconds between two steps in the templating process: ...
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Page Load too Slow

I have a page template that runs exceptionally slow (average 20 seconds to load). These pages are event pages and require certain information to be shown pre-event vs. post event. There are also ...
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Control Panel Speed

There are many articles of advice about how to speed up the front end of an EE site, but very little about how to improve the performance of the Control Panel. A client is constantly telling me their ...
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Newby question: caching, is Page module enough, and can Stash cach template without setting up htaccess file?

I am working on a site that has potential to attract a lot of traffic, says my client. I am reading here and there how to build efficient, for speed. One of the things I am looking at is the use of ...
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Caching and flock()

I'm developing an EE site. I've used cache="yes" and refresh="60" parameters throughout. Locally, the site was running super quick (as expected). However, when I pushed to the staging server, the '...
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Basic conditional adding a full second to load time

I have the following code in my blog index template: <section class="blog-listing"> {if "{freebie_2}" == ""} {exp:channel:entries channel="blog" disable="...
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What are the recommended ways to get to the bottom of slow load times in EE?

I'm experiencing some really slow load times with my EE install. Other sections of the site that aren't managed by EE are loading very quickly, but any time I hit an EE-managed section it takes at ...
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Site response is very slow for some areas. Any suggestion to speed up ExpressionEngine?

Recently I’ve build a site with protected area. The template of this area is a single file that first check if a visitor in logged or not and that show entry basing on url segments (use a lot of ...
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How to quickly grab an entry's category (and child categories)

EE experts -- I must be missing something. It seems that the only way to grab the categories for an entry is via a sub-query, using GWcode, for instance. Categories are not readily available like ...
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