Revisions are automatic saves of your work done by Wordpress, in case you want to go back to a previous form of your writing or if something goes wrong with the internet etc. While good, they are made every single time you modify something. And that means they can pile up, even in the hundreds as I've had in the case of some posts. If too many, they are useless and need to be deleted, because they increase the size of your database without reason.

As shown in the image, I have 16 revisions of the same post, that I have published, meaning I am content with it, I don't need more than 2 or three revisions of it.


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Melisscam7 Premium
Awesome, thank you! Is there something similar that does this in SiteContent? Or can I manually delete revisions?
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MozMary Premium
you don't really need to do that in SiteContent, it's to the cloud so not hogging up space on your website, also when we publish to wp then it's not there anymore...you certainly would not have a plugin involved in sitecontent...
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Melisscam7 Premium
Ok great, that makes sense. Thank you!
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MozMary Premium
Very nice explanation of just how much space those revisions take up. I see you schedule the plugin to keep a certain number, do you see any issues with deactivating the plugin and just activating it to do a cleanup every so often?
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Aless Premium
No, there shouldn't be any issue, I actually found that when I write I get like 10 revisions before that time comes and I activate it manually.
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Dinh Premium
Thanks for sharing!


Dinh
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Aless Premium
Glad to help
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celiacman Premium
Thank You
Improving website speed is important, this is great to know

Jeff
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Aless Premium
Glad to be able to help
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newy219 Premium
Did this improve the speed of your site?
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Aless Premium
I have just done it myself and also my website is still small, so the changes wouldn't be massive. My website speed has improved from 85 to 95 now that I checked, but I can't guarantee it was only this. But having a database that's lower size is a good thing. Of course referring to the useless stuff as revisions.
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newy219 Premium
Awesome, thanks for sharing.
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Aless Premium
Glad to help
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