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Problem: icl_string_pages to big problem Solution: You can truncate this table and it will not fill up any more (since WPML 4.3.0). Relevant Documentation:

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Last updated by steveK-3 1 month, 3 weeks ago.

Assigned support staff: Bruno Kos.

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December 5, 2019 at 8:46 am #5074521


Hi there,
I found a lot of questions on this here but I have no clue what to do.

English is not my motherlanguage so I maybe have a little bit a problem of understanding the solution.

I found this page:

But when I look at

"b) Visit WPML>>Support>>Troubleshooting page, then click on *Recreate ST DB cache tables* button. This will clear the String Translation caches, including the *wp_icl_string_pages* table.

c) Visit WPML>>String Translation and enable *Auto-Registering* option for the all the String Domains."

I can't find *Recreate ST DB cache tables* - The only one with string I find is "Cleanup and optimize string tables" and when I click this nothing happens.

Also the "*Auto-Registering* option" I can't find an option with that. Maybe I have tomatoes on my eyes but I hope you can help me. The site is so slow and nearly not usable anymore.

Link: hidden link

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All the best,

December 5, 2019 at 10:06 am #5075087

Bruno Kos

Languages: English (English )

Timezone: Europe/Zagreb (GMT+01:00)


Can you tell me what I suggest in our chat worked? Any questions related to that part?

Bruno Kos

December 6, 2019 at 3:37 pm #5084951


Transfer to our servers solved the problem. Maybe the other host-provider has to low limits to handle heavy DBs. After cloning the page and place it on our server the site was running like hell. But also I truncated the icl_string_pages to make sure everything is right.

Thanks for going into this. Great, friendly and fast response!