WordPress Admin-page speed

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#1

Since adding cloudflare to my wordpress site, my admin page is extremely slow and continuously timing out. What can I do to correct this situation?


#2

Hey there. You (most likely) need to add a Page Rule for wp-admin to bypass cache. Check out this video around the 3:30 mark


Wordpress Admin area loads slow
#3

For easy reference, I am sharing a screenshot of the Page Rule suggested in the video for the WP Admin area -


Page rule for WordPress admin
#4

Do you use Railgun?
Try to turn off Railgun first and then clear cache
Is it still slow or timing out?


#5

Thank you, but I have already done this. Could there be something else?
Mary Ann


#6

You should also review the the tips @junade put together in this KB article. They may be helpful.


#7

Same problem. Page rule has not helped yet.


#8

I am having the same problem … managed WP with godaddy, cloudflare plugin, page rule to skip /wp-admin* but still doesn’t work. Site is running fine but wp-admin is painfully slow or non-responsive. If I remove Cloudflare then all is nice and fast again… Free cloudflare account but I am more that willing to pay if that is the solution


#9

I don’t believe you should need to have a paid plan to improve this. Probably best to submit a detailed report to support AT cloudflare DOT com so they can look at what’s happening.


#10

Thanks for the suggestion, appreciate it. Though it seems that WPML might be causing this so I am in contact with them now. Turning WPML off puts WP-admin back to normal. I have a copy using DesktopServer and there all is good, but coupled with Cloudflare online then it doesn’t work, but WPML seem to have had this problem before so hopefully they have a solution (if not then I’ll just scrap WPML).