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XF 1.2 Installing/uninstalling addons is taking soooo long!

Discussion in 'Troubleshooting and Problems' started by Matthew Hawley, Sep 2, 2013.

  1. Matthew Hawley

    Matthew Hawley Well-Known Member

    I currently have 22 addons installed on my forum, and installing/uninstalling them takes SOOOO LONG! like 5-10 min.

    On my test site i have 47 addons installed and the install/uninstall process is like 5 times faster.

    Whats the deal?!
  2. Chris D

    Chris D XenForo Developer Staff Member

    It'll all be down to hardware performance, whether you have shared hosting or dedicated resources etc.

    Also the number of styles you have installed has a massive impact -- moreso than the number of add-ons.

    If you're uninstalling multiple add-ons to save yourself a bit of time, hit the back button in your browser just after you first see the rebuilding caches screen.

    Then uninstall another and do the same.

    On the last one, let the cache rebuild complete as normal.
  3. Da Bookie Mon

    Da Bookie Mon Well-Known Member

    What I tell customers looking to turn off all addons is go into phpmyadmin and run update xf_addons set active=0;

    Then edit one add on in the database to 1 to make it active, then deactivate it in acp so it runs the update templates rebuild.
  4. Matthew Hawley

    Matthew Hawley Well-Known Member

    Thanks! I uninstalled some styles and now its really fast! :D

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