Tag: Revisions

  • Quick Tip: Get Size of Revisions in WordPress

    Quick Tip: Get Size of Revisions in WordPress

    One thing that you might not think of when watching the size of a large WordPress site grow, is unnecessary data in the database. With the introduction of the block editor years ago, there has been a large increase in the number of revisions a post makes when being edited. This can create a lot […]

  • Deleting Old Post Revisions in WordPress with WP-CLI

    Deleting Old Post Revisions in WordPress with WP-CLI

    Recently I’ve been working with a client who’s site we’re going to soon be migrating. To help with any downtime, we’ve been looking at reducing their database size, which is something around 50-60 gigabytes. After looking through the database, one easy win would be to purge as many post revisions as possible, since their wp_posts […]