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Opened 3 years ago

Last modified 3 years ago

#592 new defect

Plugins API timeouts

Reported by: johnbillion Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Component: API Keywords:


While browsing through the 'Popular' tab on the Plugins -> Add New screen in trunk, I'm noticing that most of the requests to the Plugins API are timing out. After the "An unexpected error occurred..." message is shown and I reload the page, the response seems to be very quick, likely due to a cache hit the second time around.

If you manually navigate to anything beyond about page 15 you should see the same behaviour if you don't get a response from a cache hit.

I'm using Query Monitor to monitor the HTTP requests to the API on these pages.

Change History (2)

#1 @johnbillion
3 years ago

I should add that what I mean by browsing is paging through the screens one after the other.

#2 @netweb
3 years ago

Not sure if this is the same issue exactly, waiting ~20 seconds for "Install Now" to turn up:


  • Add new plugin screen
  • Search for Akismet
  • Click "more details"
  • Wait for "Install Now" to show up


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