[pmwiki-users] CleanSimple Skin VERY slow
5ko at 5ko.fr
Wed Jun 19 03:43:35 CDT 2013
I've no idea why the wiki with one skin is faster than with the other. But
on a slow hardware PmWiki may be more usable if you enable some of the
caching functions: see in the documentation the variables $EnableIMSCaching
(most benefical) and $PageListCacheDir and $PageCacheDir.
(It looks $PageCacheDir is not documented, it enables the cache of most of
the HTML for pages with no conditionals, and its use is like the documented
If you enable the $Page*CacheDir variables, you may also look at the CleanUp
To further speed the wiki for your readers (not editors) there is the recipe
> in your installation I don't see any difference at all.
> I don't know if already mentioned but, I run it on a very moderate
> hardware and I'm accessing the site via https. On the other hand, the same
> box has packages like 'owncloud' installed and performs really well.
> On Tue, June 18, 2013 22:06, Petko Yotov wrote:
> > w_user writes:
> >> did comment out these 2 lines in the CleanSimple skin but didn't make
> >> any
> >> difference.
> >> I also installed the suggested 'Choice' skin but still, way too slow
> >> from
> >> the default one. Probably slightly faster than the 'CleanSimple' one but
> >> no comparison with the default skin.
> > I have installed the skin and you can test pmwiki.org with this skin after
> > following this link:
> > http://www.pmwiki.org/wiki/Skins/CleanSimple?setskin=cleansimple
> > Then you can revert to the default skin with this link:
> > http://www.pmwiki.org/wiki/Skins/CleanSimple?setskin=
> > Do you see the same difference in the performance of the two skins on
> > pmwiki.org?
> > Petko
> >> On Sat, June 15, 2013 19:21, DaveG wrote:
> >> > On 6/15/2013 11:32 AM, w_user wrote:
> >> >> when switching to the 'CleanSimple' skin, the whole pmwiki
> >> installation
> >> >> gets remarkably slow! Can I improve that?
> >> > Interesting. That skin appears to be a copy of my Choice skin, with
> >> the
> >> > addition of some custom fonts. From a very quick look, it seems likely
> >> > that the custom fonts are what is slowing things down. You could try
> >> > removing these lines from style.css.
> >> > @import url('fonts/Nobile-fontfacekit/stylesheet.css');
> >> > @import
> >> url('fonts/dreamorphanage_regular_macroman/stylesheet.css');
> >> >
> >> > I haven't tried it, but start there. You might also try just loading
> >> the
> >> > Choice skin, and see what happens. That would tell us if it's changes
> >> to
> >> > the CleanSimple skin which might be causing the problem.
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