WordPress Performance Issues

If you are administering your own WordPress blog and are suddenly seeing massive page load times after editing a post or adding a new category, try adding your host name to /etc/hosts. More information on this issue can be viewed on the link below. Basically, it boils down to WordPress making HTTP calls and needing to resolve your website’s host and failing.

[Resolved] Update a post and BLAM… Every page load is 20 seconds.