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DNS takes too long to resolve

PingDom Test results

This website loads pretty fast, in less than 1 second on localhost. I have made it live on the server and load times are as high as 15 seconds.

The initial GET request is taking too long. How to rectify the problem and what exactly is the problem. I have been trying to find solution, but I believe, I am searching the wrong thing.

Also the I'm using Namecheap DNS management.

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marked as duplicate by Su', John Conde May 21 '12 at 13:10

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"The initial GET request is taking too long" You should re-check what yellow stands for in that graph. –  Su' May 14 '12 at 17:58
    
Is there a solution to solve this problem, and that yellow stands for "wait" –  Nikhil May 14 '12 at 18:17

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Install a caching plugin for Wordpress.

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that would not solve the problem. –  Nikhil May 14 '12 at 17:37
    
What makes you so sure? –  slowernet May 14 '12 at 17:45
    
See the image, the first line, the GET request is taking too long, so I think some DNS problem. –  Nikhil May 14 '12 at 18:01
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You are incorrect. Here is the key for colors in the Pingdom graph: cl.ly/1P3m2U2C1x3j0w0Y3K3y Yellow indicates "The web browser is waiting for data from the server", which suggests that your server is generating the page HTML slowly, probably due to database contention. This is common in Wordpress installations, and is usually remedied by caching. Your DNS performance appears to be fine. –  slowernet May 14 '12 at 18:32
    
I get your point. I wanted to know, is it possible, that the website was performing extremely well and suddenly the load time increases dramatically –  Nikhil May 14 '12 at 21:59

See the WordPress Optimization codex page.

Also, use:

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You are using a lot of javascript libraries. Remove or combine them.

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