[pmwiki-users] Page size limit

Patrick R. Michaud pmichaud at pobox.com
Sat Oct 4 20:43:21 CDT 2008

On Sat, Oct 04, 2008 at 05:54:15PM -0700, Ian MacGregor wrote:
> I have an html page I'd like to put up on my wiki. This page is about
> 200 lines and is 41.2 kilobytes in size as it currently is (html). I'm
> not sure how large the page will be once It is converted to a PmWiki
> page. After adding this page to the wiki it won't have anything except
> the regular text - no pagelists, menus, etc.
> My questions:
> 1. What is the size limit for a single page in PmWiki?

PmWiki doesn't impose a size limit.  I've created pages
over 512KB in length and had little trouble.

> 2. At what size do pages begin to slow down the wiki?
> (using apache server on FreeBSD)

It's generally not the size that is an issue but the number
of complex markups (links, lists, etc.) present in a page.  
For plain text and standard inline markups it's generally 
pretty quick.


More information about the pmwiki-users mailing list