[pmwiki-users] Timeout on pagelist?

Petko Yotov 5ko at 5ko.fr
Sat Mar 2 17:08:01 CST 2013

On some installations it may be possible to increase the timeouts, see


Two things can be time-consuming: the reading of the disk files to get the  
data, or the formatting of the pagelist template. The former can rarely be  
improved unless you have your own dedicated server. The latter might be  
improved if you limit the number of results displayed with the count=  
parameter, if you simplify your pagelist template markup, use PageVariables  
like {=$Title} and {=$Description} instead of PageTextVariables like  


Lars Eighner writes:
> When I edit a page to include (:pagelist:) with various parameters, an epmty
> document is returned by the server (no format, nothing, view page source
> like a snowfield).
> Eventually I diagnosed this as being that the pagelist was to long to
> process: pagelist works in small groups and when limited: (:pagelist
> group=Main name=* ... :) and I haven't discovered any other directives
> misfiring.
> I have about 10k pages with perhaps 6-7k in the Main group.
> Is the timeout likely to be in php, the server, or does PmWiki have some
> timeout of its own?
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