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WordPress RSS Feed Timeout During Feed Validation

I have a WordPress blog installed on a Windows Server. The blog is working fine, however, the RSS feed is VERY slow. When I use a feed validator it returns a timeout. When I browse to it via web browser it eventually shows up but very slow.

The blog URL is blog.greeneconsults.com

The feed URL is blog.greeneconsults.com/feed

I have looked all over the web and am still at a loss. Some pointers would be greatly appreciated.

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Unless you've made a change that fixed it, the feed is coming up very quickly and passing the validator immediately when I tested it.

The only way I got a fail on it was testing it in a program that lets you set the display formatting - if I entered it as blog.greeneconsults.com/feed without the http:// it did fail.
But entering http://blog.greeneconsults.com/feed it worked perfectly.
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It could be a caching issue. Try placing this in your functions.php file:

function do_not_cache_feeds(&$feed) {
 add_action( 'wp_feed_options', 'do_not_cache_feeds' );

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I can confirm that clicking the link in Dzynit's post produced the feed quickly in Firefox.

It also validated quickly using w3.org's validator

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Thanks to everyone who contributed.
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