5 steps for Cleaning up the WordPress Media Library

Guide to optimize and clean up the WordPress media library

Step 1: Create a backup of the website, database and make sure images are included

Step 2: Unused Images.

Step 3: Duplicated images

  1. A “Manage Duplicates” page listing all of your duplicate media files. The list makes it easy to see and delete duplicate files: delete one and its twin will disappear from the list because it’s then no longer a duplicate. Easy! By default, the list is sorted by file size, so you can focus on deleting the files that will free up the most space.
  2. A scan of media files as they’re uploaded via the admin to prevent a duplicate from being added to your Media Library. Prevents new duplicates from being introduced, automagically!

Step 4: Optimizing images (Optional)

Step 5: Remove Media Cleaner and Media Deduper

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Sander Volbeda

Sander Volbeda

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A Designer that is doing the best he can to create awesome work by working hard and inspire other people. https://sandervolbeda.com