Sharepoint Online taking a long time to create subsites

I have a site small site template that is taking a long time to create sites with. The template is small with only 2 document libraries and 5 lists. All are empty. The site has basically nothing in it. When I try to create a site, it take about 7-8 minutes for it to finish. I'm not sure why it is taking so long. Any suggestions on why it would take this long. Thank you.
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Walter CurtisSharePoint AEDCommented:
Have you tested how long it takes to create a subsite from an out of the box template? Give that a try and see if the times are about the same or not.

Good luck...
kixelsyDAuthor Commented:
If the sub site is created manually, it took about the same time.

It turned out to be a custom workflow that was created before I got there that involved a ongoing loop that checked for a value but never was given an action if it could not find a matching value. The Loop would final stop after the service timed out.

Thanks for your help.

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Walter CurtisSharePoint AEDCommented:
Glad you found the problem...

kixelsyDAuthor Commented:
Found the answer
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