Website publishing takes a lot of time, even if website has few pages.
Band/Musician Fan Websitetemplate is used:
Create new sitebuilder website > Select Your Website Topic > Fan and Hobby > Band/Musician Fan Website
Too big dimensions of the site background image:
# file /usr/local/sb/htdocs/sites/*/*/attachments/Background/background.jpg /usr/local/sb/htdocs/sites/*/*/attachments/Background/background.jpg: PNG image data, 1200 x 2000, 8-bit/color RGBA, non-interlaced
Plesk and WPB logs contains no errors.
Such behavior is known as software issue #PPB-4434 and will be fixed in future product updates.
The root cause is in a huge size of website's background image or a huge amount of background images.
Download patched file and unzip it.
Backup and replace
/usr/local/sb/include/SB/Widget/Compiler/Publish.phpwith the patched one.
If step #1 did not resolve the issue change the background for header to
Design > Colors > Select 'Header' > Background > Color or image > Solid color > press 'OK'