WordPress takes 1 minute to create a new user account

  • Posted on December 12, 2013
  • lildave78Asked by lildave78

Hi there,

I’ve been trying to work out why my site is taking so long to create a user. Initially I thought it may be a problem with my code, but it’s actually a server issue.

When I try to create a new user (any user type) on WordPress, it takes about 1 minute and 2 seconds to create it. It seems like it has a 60 second timeout, and then creates the account in ~1-2 seconds.

Does anyone know if there is something I can change to stop this from happening?

Thanks in advance for you help!

Regards, David

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Hey guys, <br> <br>Thanks for your replies. I managed to get this working. Here are the details to overcome this if anyone else experiences a similar issue. In short, the issue seemed to be when I choose to have WordPress pre-installed on 12.10. <br> <br>- I was experiencing this issue on the 2GB / 2 CPUS droplet with WordPress pre-installed on Ubuntu 12.10 <br>- I created a new 2GB / 2 CPUS droplet but didn’t choose to pre-install WordPress on Ubuntu 12.10, but rather use LAMP on Ubuntu 12.04 <br>- I then used this guide to install WordPress: . Make sure you follow some of the instructions in the comments section as they are necessary to getting everything working properly. <br>- WordPress now works perfectly. <br> <br>Hope this helps! <br> <br>Cheers, <br>David

Are you using Apache on a 512 MB droplet?

What webserver are you using? Is MySQL installed on the same droplet?