Delete Duplicate Posts – Free WordPress Plugin

Easy and simple to install and use, the plugin will search 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 deleted.

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

Everything is logged - see which posts are deleted.
Delete Duplicate Posts

This plugin searches and removes duplicate posts and their meta data. You can change in the settings how many at a time and if the plugin should run automatically every hour.

You can delete posts, pages and other Custom Post Types enabled on your website.

The plugin deletes not only the post, but post meta and other references to the post, cleaning up space in your WordPress website.

Read more on the plugin page.


With this WordPress plugin you can easily delete all duplicate posts and pages on your website.

From version 4 you can also choose to delete different post types. Usually you would have posts and pages on your website, but if your theme or use of plugins allows you different custom post types, you can remove duplicate posts now also.


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

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

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= 4.0.1 =
* Added log notes for cron jobs and manual cleaning.
* Added missing screenshots, banners and icons.

= 4.0 =
* Big rewrite, long overdue, many bugs fixed
* NEW: Choose between post types.
* Optional cron job now runs every hour, not every half hour.
* The log was broken, it has now been fixed.
* Removed unused and old code.
* Improved plugin layout.


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