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    How to duplicate a live site to use as a test site

    I honestly tried. As I've described above, what happens is that edits to my staging site affect my live site. The instructions do not refer to edits to the htaccess but I think they may be warranted
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    How to duplicate a live site to use as a test site

    Dear all, I would be grateful for your help. I want to upgrade xenforo from 1.5.24 to 2.2, and I must test it beforehand on a staging environment.
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    How to duplicate a live site to use as a test site

    @Brogan thanks, I followed the steps, but when I edited the test forum, I immediately saw that my edits affect my live site! o_O I suspect it has something to do with my htaccess file, which I copied from my livesite, please could you advise what I should edit there? do I need to change the...
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    How to duplicate a live site to use as a test site

    Hi, can someone please explain how to do this exactly from cpanel? I'm stuck here at the beginning.... thank you
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    XF 1.5 Huge (12GB) xf_search table as forum (330k posts) is swarmed by google bots.

    Well, it is enabled. I also ran it manually, it supposedly worked, but the table is still huge.
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    XF 1.5 Huge (12GB) xf_search table as forum (330k posts) is swarmed by google bots.

    please see below I'm on a semi dedicated shared hosting... I need a short term solution :) Will emptying the xf_search table cause harm?
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    XF 1.5 Huge (12GB) xf_search table as forum (330k posts) is swarmed by google bots.

    My ~330k posts forum is being swarmed by google bots. I have about 300 of them connected to my site at any given moment. Ever since I upgraded to 1.5.22 (now on 1.5.24) the xf_search table kept growing. Table is now 12GB. The daily clean up task is enabled, but it isn't helping, because if I...
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    XF 1.5 Extremely high CPU usage - don't want to get suspended again!

    Just wanted to thank @Slavik for solving the issue for me! Thanks @all for your insightful comments too.
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    Specialist Import Services - vBulletin, Big Boards, Custom Imports

    I had a persistent issue with ultra high CPU load as detailed here. @Slavik offered to help. Within less than an hour the issue was resolved and CPU load was dramatically reduced. Site is running very fast now. Saved me tons of money on upgrades etc. Thanks so much.
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    XF 1.5 Extremely high CPU usage - don't want to get suspended again!

    Its interesting that the more CPU I add, the more googlebots I seem to have. Curently: 38 members, 66 guests, 322(!) bots.
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    XF 1.5 Extremely high CPU usage - don't want to get suspended again!

    Can you recommend someone? I'll pay of course. I don't think so. Scanned all files. When I deactivate the xenforo board CPU usage goes back to normal.
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    XF 1.5 Extremely high CPU usage - don't want to get suspended again!

    Noted. But is 2.1 significantly more optimized CPU wise?
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    XF 1.5 Extremely high CPU usage - don't want to get suspended again!

    Same error unfortunately. looks like I'm stuck on 7.2
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    XF 1.5 Extremely high CPU usage - don't want to get suspended again!

    7.3 crashes my website with an unexpected database error
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    XF 1.5 Extremely high CPU usage - don't want to get suspended again!

    Wow, this is crazy. Upgraded to 4 CPU cores. Within a day, xenforo exceeds 400%. limit. Upgraded to 6 CPU cores. Within two days, xenforo exceeds 600% limit, and I get a warning. I know 1.5.24 is no longer supported but has anyone noticed such behavior in the past? I still have no idea what's...
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    XF 1.5 PHP 7.4 error "trying to access array offset on a value of type bool"

    I upgraded to PHP 7.4 and since then I'm getting the following server error: I see high CPU usage as well. Should I downgrade to PHP 7.2?
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    XF 1.5 Extremely high CPU usage - don't want to get suspended again!

    Wasn't that deprecated by google in 2019?
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    XF 1.5 Extremely high CPU usage - don't want to get suspended again!

    Thanks. I'm using the latest version of wordpress with the least plugins possible. I'm pretty sure its not wordpress because when I shut down the Xenforo board the CPU load falls. What I did notice was that I get absolutely hammered by google bots. Currently I have 287 of them on my site...
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