Reply To: Unable to create search instance


Ernest Marcinko


There are many factors that can influence the search speed:

  • Database size
  • Too many (usually over 8) or poorly programmed plugins
  • Server speed

You can learn more about these here:

There are a few ways to fine-tune the search:

Plus there is a known issue with WooCommerce (if you are using it). They did something in version 2.3 whereas every plugin that is using ajax is slowed down significantly (about 2-3 more seconds). It's been confirmed by many other plugin developers as well.
We and other developers have already contacted them, but they are refusing to answer or help. Hopefully one of them will respond eventually.

Ernest Marcinko

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