How to Cleanup the wp_options Table in WordPress

How to Cleanup the wp_options Table in WordPress

When was the last time you looked at your “wp_options” table in WordPress? Never? Well if you do, you’ll see that it’s chock-a-block full of rows from unused, deleted plugins that can go back several years! To make matters worse, these are probably autoloaded on each and every WordPress page load, dragging down your site and consuming resources. This tutorial will show you how to get rid of these unused rows step by step. As well as pesky things called “transients”.

Periodically Optimize Your WordPress Database Using Cron Jobs

Periodically Optimize Your WordPress Database Using Cron Jobs

You know that optimizing your WordPress database is a good thing, but how often do you actually remember to do it? Moreover, it’s perfectly understandable if you don’t want to clutter up your site with yet another plugin. But there’s good news! Using a cron job in your web control panel, you can schedule database repairs and optimization within a few minutes. And at no cost to your site!

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