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Delete Duplicate Posts

Get rid of duplicate blogposts on your blog!

This plugin searches and removes duplicate posts and their meta data. You can change in the settings how many at a time and if the plugin should run automatically every hour.

You can delete posts, pages and other Custom Post Types enabled on your website.

The plugin deletes not only the post, but post meta and other references to the post, cleaning up space in your WordPress website.

Read more on the plugin page.

Author cleverplugins.com
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Contributors lkoudal
Tags Delete duplicate, delete duplicate posts
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    Duplicate posts were found

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    Details in the log

  1. Upload the delete-duplicate-posts folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the Delete Duplicate Posts plugin through the \'Plugins\' menu in WordPress
  3. Use the plugin by going to Tools -> Delete Duplicate Posts

4.1

4.0.2

  • Fixes problem with cron job not working properly.
  • New: Choose interval for automated cron job to run.
  • Adds 3 cron interval 10 min, 15 min and 30 minutes to WordPress.
  • Minor PHP Notice fix.
  • Code cleaning up

4.0.1

  • Added log notes for cron jobs and manual cleaning.
  • Added missing screenshots, banners and icons.

4.0

  • Big rewrite, long overdue, many bugs fixed
  • NEW: Choose between post types.
  • Optional cron job now runs every hour, not every half hour.
  • The log was broken, it has now been fixed.
  • Removed unused and old code.
  • Improved plugin layout.

3.1

  • Fix for deleting any dupes but posts - ie. not menu items :-/
  • Fix for PHP warnings.
  • Fix for old user capabilities code.

3.0

  • Code refactoring and updates - Basically rewrote most of the plugin.
  • Removed link in footer.
  • Removed dashboard widget.
  • Internationalization - Now plugin can be translated
  • Danish language file added.

2.1

  • Bugfixes

2.0.6

  • Bugfix: Problem with the link-donation logic. Hereby fixed.

2.0.5

  • Bugfix: Could not access the settings page from the Plugins page.
  • Ads are no longer optional. Sorry about that :-)
  • Changes to the amount of duplicates you can delete using CRON.

2.0.4

  • Bugfix : A minor speed improvement.

2.0.3

  • Bugfix : Minor logic error fixed.

2.0.2

  • Bugfix : Now actually deletes duplicate posts when clicking the button manually.. Doh...

2.0

  • Design interface updated
  • New automatic CRON feature as per many user requests
  • Optional: E-mail notifications

1.3.1

  • Fixes problem with dashboard widget. Thanks to Derek for pinpointing the error.

1.3

  • Ensures all post meta for the deleted blogposts are also removed...

1.1

  • Uses internal delete function, which also cleans up leftover meta-data. Takes a lot more time to complete however and might time out on some hosts.

1.0

  • First release

Should I take a backup before using this tool?

Yes! You should always take a backup before deleting posts or pages on your website.

What happens if it deletes something I do not want to delete?

You should restore the backup you took of your website before you ran this tool.

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Version 4.1

Requires WordPress version: 4.1 or higher

Compatible up to: 4.7.2

Last Updated 16 Jan 2017

Date Added: 02 Sep 2009

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