I was scrolling through the blog for ServerFault and at the bottom I noticed this:

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Is 38 queries normal for a blog homepage? I would have thought about 10 max?

Don't get me wrong the load time is fine, just seemed a bit curious to me.

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    it's wordpress ...
    – Zypher
    Jan 13, 2013 at 20:18

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The Server Fault blog uses WordPress.

The number of database queries WordPress uses to render any given page varies widely, but 38 is very close to the low end. It doesn't appear to be a cause for concern.

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  • That makes alot more sense. Ta. Jan 13, 2013 at 20:43

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