Auto Trash Delete


The purpose of this plugin is to provide a way to automatically delete your trash at a certain number of days, over-riding the default 30 day limit imposed by WordPress. Fewer days in the trash results in a more optimized database.

PLEASE NOTE: Support for this plugin is not being offered at this time.


  • The Settings Page


Method 1:

  1. Upload `auto-trash-delete` folder to the `/wp-content/plugins/` directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the `Plugins` menu in WordPress

Method 2:

  1. From WordPress Dashboard, click on the Plugins menu
  2. Click Add New
  3. Search for Auto Trash Delete
  4. Click Install Now
  5. Activate the Plugin

Contributors & Developers

“Auto Trash Delete” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • Initial Release