How to Delete Unused image From Uploads Folder in WordPress – Media Cleaner
In this tutorial, i will guide you how to delete an unused image from uploads folder in WordPress to minimise the size of the database and also will help in website loading time. Whenever we start a blog, to start a blog, most of the bloggers use pro version of the theme for blogging. But they forgot one thing that pro version theme have many unused images that which will directly effect on website performance & loading time.
In one word we can say ” Junk images“. The same situation came with me also, when I was trying to write a new blog post during uploading of the thumbnail image, it was taking time, so I went to uploads folder of WordPress. I just saw upload folder have many unused images. So I started to search for some of the most useful plugins that will help to remove the unused and unattached image from WordPress blog.
Delete unused images using Media Cleaner Plugin
Clean your Media Cleaner plugin features:
- Clean your Media Library from the media which aren’t used in any of your posts, gallery and so on
- moving the files in there temporarily for you to make sure the files aren’t actually in used.
- User-friendly plugin and easy to use
- Free and pro version
Notes: To enable media cleaner add following line in wp-config.php define( ‘MEDIA_TRASH’, true );
Media Cleaner Plugin Information
Name: Media Cleaner
Availability: Both (Pro, Free)
Download Link: https://wordpress.org/plugins/media-cleaner/