Forum slow to load at times?

How slow? More than 10 seconds?

I just did a test on Pingdom and the results seem good:

We are running on the Business plan of and we pay $100/month (instead of $200/month) since we are an open source project. We currently have around 500k API requests / pageviews per month. If we get double or triple that, we might have to move their Enterprise plan :stuck_out_tongue:

If many users are frequently experiencing very slow page loads (e.g. 10 seconds or more), I could contact Discourse and ask if there is an issue. But I’m pretty sure that they are running their servers as best as they can, so I think it’s normal if it sometimes takes a few seconds to load certain pages.

The Dev Forum is currently hosted on a DigitalOcean droplet with 2GB of RAM. It has a lot of less traffic compared to this forum so that’s why it may feel faster. For example, the Dev Forum currently has around 3500 API requests / pageviews per week while this forum has about 115 000 API requests / pageviews per week.

Here are the results of a test I just did on Pingdom:

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