Optimize Database

Hey my name is Junaid. In this article I will tell you how you can optimize database of your website with the help of WordPress plugins. As the website is getting old, the database is getting enlarge.

Sometime you will upload and image and article in your website and after some time you have to delete that. In this case the queries are generated which just delete the data from file manager not from database. Thus the memory of file manager is less than database. Because you never tried to optimize database.

By optimize data base all the data is sorted and unused data is delete. In the sense database become clean and optimized and free the extra occupied space. This can be usable for any other purpose. There is another reason of database overloading which are spam comments. Also many times deleted the plugins left some unnecessary tables in the WordPress database. After this resultant is untidy database.

You can optimize database with the help of phpMyAdmin but it appears to be a risky way. Instead of this you can use WordPress plugins to optimize database. In this article I have collected some plugins which I want to share with you. These are best WordPress plugins which I have found in my development career. These plugins are used to clean up, optimize database and improve performance of databases.

I will recommend you to create WordPress site backup first, before using any of these WordPress plugins.

Optimize database with WordPress plugins


This is simple but effective plugin which allows you to extensively clean up and optimize database of website. Instead of doing manual queries you can use this WordPress plugin. It doesn’t require phpMyAdmin to clean up and optimize your database.

  1. Install and activate the plugin
  2. Now you will observe on your WordPress dashboard there is new tab of wp-optimize. Hit click and you have following window to be appeared. Here you can customize the optimization process by select the check boxes and then hit Process. Optimize Database
  3. In setting tab you can schedule WordPress optimization process, with the help of auto clean-up. You can also decide how many numbers of weeks data it will keep in the general setting. Optimize Database

P3 (Plugin Performance Profiler)

This plugin have amazing features, this WordPress plugin creates the profile of your WordPress sites plugin according to the performance which is measure by the impact of your site load time. Many times when site load slowly because of too many WordPress plugins. By using this plugin you can sort them and can removed poor quality WordPress plugins which become cause of increased in load time.

WP Clean Up

Here is another plugin to clean and optimize database. Start removing unwanted data from database. This will help you to clean your database by removing the Meta data like “revisions of post and pages”, “automatic drafts” and “comments in moderation” etc. This will allow you to optimize database without phpMyAdmin panel.

Optimize Database after Deleting Revisions

This is one hit click WordPress database cleaner and optimizer. It will delete redundant revisions of page and posts, trashed pages and post and comments. It will optimize database and creates a log file of optimization.


It will give you multiple feature like optimize database, repair database, backup database, restore database, delete backup database etc. also support automatic scheduling WordPress database backup.

Optimize DB

For beginner it’s risky to optimize database from phpMyAdmin panel. Because there are many option which can confused beginner. This WordPress plugin let you do your job in one click and reduces overhead.

W3 Total Cache

It will provide you web performance optimization using caching method. This WordPress plugin improves the user experience of your site by increasing the server performance. W3 reduces the download tome and provide transparent content delivery network integration.

EWWW Image Optimizer

This plugin will automatically optimize your images as you upload them to your blog. It will also optimize already upload images. Whatever the extension of your images it will deal with them automatically.


This WordPress plugin automatically detected unused tables and removed them. This will allows you to optimize database tabs.

Revision Control

This is an amazing and insane plugin. This will give you the full command on revisions of pages and post. It will automatically remove the redundant revisions.


I hope this will very informative and useful for you WordPress website to optimize database. These all WordPress plugins are tested and working fine. Still if you have any problem to optimize database you can ask me. Join my Facebook Group and discuss your problems there. Now it’s your turn to let me know what’s happen. Check other WordPress Plugins.



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