Automatically empty wordpress Trash

May 25, 2010 · Print This Article

Trash is a new functionality from WordPress 2.9. When an item (post, comment, etc) is deleted, it goes in Trash instead of being permanently removed. Here is a tip to tell your WordPress blog to autmatically empty trash every X days.

Simply open your wp-config.php file (located at the root of your WOrdPress install) and paste the following code:

define('EMPTY_TRASH_DAYS', 10 );

The second parameter is when to empty trash, in days.

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