Get rid of duplicates in WordPress

Delete Duplicate Posts is a plugin for WordPress that does exactly what the name says.

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Easy and simple to install and use, the plugin will search for and delete duplicate posts and pages with duplicate titles. You can choose to leave either the first or the latest post behind and delete the rest. All post meta is also removed.

You can run the plugin manually or let it run automatically every hour, cleaning up and sending you details by email.

This free plugin for WordPress was first released September 2nd, 2009 and deletes duplicate posts on your website.

This was inspired by an article I wrote about how to delete duplicate posts back in 2009.

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Annual

$ 14.99 / year
  • Automatic deletion - set it and forget it
  • Email notification - If dupes are found
  • (Pro) Search any post status
  • (Pro) Search by duplicate post meta
  • 1 year of updates and support

Lifetime (Popular)

$ 29.99 once
  • Automatic deletion - set it and forget it
  • Email notification - If dupes are found
  • (Pro) Search any post status
  • (Pro) Search by duplicate post meta
  • Lifetime updates and support

You can move your license to use it on other websites via your account page, or you can get a multisite license to use on multiple websites at same time.

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Perfect for news aggregators and automated e-commerce websites

Easy and simple to install and use, the plugin will search for and delete duplicate posts and pages with duplicate titles. You can choose to leave either the first or the latest post behind and delete the rest. All post meta is also removed.

You can run the plugin manually or let it run automatically every hour, cleaning up and sending you details by email.

SEO - Remove unwanted duplicate content

Having duplicate content on your website is bad for your SEO rankings and this plugin can help you by searching and removing duplicate posts and pages.

  • Select individual posts to delete or select all.
  • Manual or automatic deletion - making it easy
  • Keep oldest or newest duplicate
  • Get status email when something is deleted.
  • Integrated log shows all activity.
  • Choose Post Types to search
  • Choose Post Status types to search
  • Pro version adds another comparison method - use Post Meta
  • Pro - Allow 301 Redirects

Great features that help you overcome duplicated content

Features for premium users only

Pro only

Redirect deleted pages

A very popular feature is to be able to redirect your deleted posts and pages to the original page. This saves you a lot of time and makes sure that your visitors and search engines can find what they are looking for.

Enable 301 redirects
Comparison method DDP
Pro only

Any post status

The free version searches published posts, and the pro version allows you to go even deeper.

Filter out and delete duplicates that are not yet published, prevent duplicates from ever showing up.

Pro only

Compare more than titles?

Pro version allows you to use different compare method. Find duplicates via post meta. 

If using WooCommerce you can automatically remove duplicate SKU.

Comparison method for duplicate posts

Features in both pro and free

Enable automatic deletion in DDP

Automatic deletion

No time to manually delete? Automate!

With a few clicks, you can set up scheduled removal of any duplicates. You can change the limits and frequency to fit your website.

Works with any plugin or theme

Delete more than just posts

If you have more advanced websites you can control where to look for duplicates.

Select post types you want to keep an eye on and ignore the rest.

Which post types
Send status email if duplicates found

Send status email

Keep track of new duplicates

You only receive a notification if new duplicates are found and deleted.

You can also get the free version of the plugin. It is very powerful by itself and has no limitations. There are some features that are only available in the premium version.

The plugin was first released in 2008 and has been downloaded over half a million times.

The plugin is running on over 30.000 websites - keeping them clean from duplicated content.

Take the free version for a spin and if you want a bit more power and features, go for the pro version.

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