Re: Just got to 20,097 items and can't view categories/products in Catalog tab???
Probably your biggest problem is, as gjh42 pointed out, due to your choice of hosting. However, I have also experienced the same problem on a dedicated server and I have a suggestion that may help, which is: Create/use more catagories and have less items in each category.
Originally Posted by BenhamCollectibles
I discovered (on my dedicated server) that having 30,000+ items in a single category made it so slow it was unusable. Having 2 categories with 15,000 items in each was frustratingly workable, and 3 categories with 10,000 in each was perfectly acceptable.
Oh, I should point out that the slowness only occurred while performing certain admin functions, the storefront itself remained usable even with a huge number of items in a single category.
If you think your slowness may be related to the same thing as mine was then it'll may be worth re-organising your store, but in all honesty, godaddy and zencart really aren't a very good combination, and with over 20,000 products you really should be considering something more suitable.
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