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Can we adjust our server’s Max Execution Time?

Answer: No. We keep the recommended default of 30 seconds for max execution of any PHP scripts. This is more than enough for properly coded scripts, especially the type that are used in a WordPress environment.

If your plugin or theme is displaying a “warning” that max execution time is not enough, it is likely not coded very well.

Modern javascript code and AJAX queries can easily work “around” any PHP timeout issues:

Last modified:  22 Sep, 2017