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Why is my cpanel droplet TTFB so slow?
I setup a cPanel install from the marketplace using CentOS 7.6 on a $20 droplet (4 GB, 2 vCPUs). Currently seeing extremely high TTFB on all of my wordpress installs compared to my $5 wordpress droplets.
$5 droplets I’m seeing 100-300ms TTFB, my cPanel sites even with server load under 0.1 I’m getting 500-3400ms TTFB (Yes, 3.4 seconds). The cPanel admin pages are fast, but all wordpress content is slow (frontend and admin backend).
I’m running PHP 7.4 with Apache, gzip, caching, etc. I’ve followed every performance guide I can find, but I need the sites to be more performant. I’m seeing slowness on sites with dozens of plugins and slowness on brand new fresh wordpress installs.
There has to be some cPanel or apache config that is setup differently for the marketplace install vs the Wordpress marketplace install and I really need guidance on where to look.
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