Optimize Database after Deleting Revisions – WordPress plugin


‘Optimize Database after Deleting Revisions’, a WordPress plugin by CAGE Web Design | Rolf van Gelder.


This plugin is a ‘one click’ WordPress database cleaner and optimizer.

Main Features:

  • Deletes redundant revisions of posts and pages. (You optionally can keep an ‘x’-amount of the most recent revisions)
  • Deletes trashed posts, pages and comments (optional)
  • Deletes spammed comments (optional)
  • Deletes unused tags (optional)
  • Deletes ‘expired transients’ (optional)
  • Deletes ‘pingbacks’ and ‘trackbacks’ (optional)
  • Deletes ‘orphan postmeta items’
  • Optimizes the database tables (you can exclude tables for optimization)
  • Creates a log file of the optimizations (optional)
  • Optimization can be scheduled to automatically run once hourly, twice daily, once daily or once weekly (optional)


Go to http://wordpress.org/plugins/rvg-optimize-database/ and download the latest version of the plugin.

  • Upload the Plugin to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  • Activate the plugin in WP Admin Panel » Plugins


You can change the settings via WP Admin Panel » Optimize Database.


You can start it from the WP Admin Toolbar for the real ‘One Click’ experience (if enabled):


You also can start the Optimization in WP Admin Panel » Optimize Database.
Note: if you use the Scheduler the Optimization will run automatically!


Then, on the next screen, click on the ‘Start Optimization‘-button et voila!


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