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Completely Delete

Description

This plugin is made for:

  • Trash / Delete all children posts of a post, if the post type is hierarchical.
  • Restore all children posts of a trashed post, if the post type is hierarchical.
  • Trash / Delete nav items.
  • Optional: Trash all attachments when trash a post. Enable this feature on plugin settings page.
  • Optional: Delete all attachments when deleting a trashed post. Enable this feature on plugin settings page.
  • TODO – Optional: Delete all terms a post belongs to, if those terms are empty. Enable this feature on plugin settings page.
  • TODO – Select which roles are allowed to perform this action on plugin settings page.

Screenshots

  • A "Completely Delete" link will be added to the row actions
  • A "Completely Delete" link will be added to the left of Update button
  • A settings page for this plugin

Installation

Using The WordPress Dashboard

  1. Navigate to the ‘Add New’ in the plugins dashboard
  2. Search for ‘completely-delete’
  3. Click ‘Install Now’
  4. Activate the plugin on the Plugin dashboard

Uploading in WordPress Dashboard

  1. Navigate to the ‘Add New’ in the plugins dashboard
  2. Navigate to the ‘Upload’ area
  3. Select completely-delete.zip from your computer
  4. Click ‘Install Now’
  5. Activate the plugin in the Plugin dashboard

Using FTP

  1. Download completely-delete.zip
  2. Extract the completely-delete directory to your computer
  3. Upload the completely-delete directory to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  4. Activate the plugin in the Plugin dashboard

Reviews

Nice and easy

Does what it says. Trashing attachments is on by default but can be changed that in options. The roadmap looks good. Hopefully that happens.

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Contributors & Developers

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

Contributors

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Interested in development?

Browse the code, check out the SVN repository, or subscribe to the development log by RSS.

Changelog

0.8.3

  • Fix minor bugs when trash/untrash posts.

0.8.2

  • Fix a minor bug when untrash posts.

0.8.1

  • Display Completely Delete link only when the user with the delete post capability.

0.8.0

  • Use 3-digit version number.
  • Enable the “trash / delete attachments with a post” options by default.
  • Remove weDevs Settings API wrapper class. Use WordPress Settings API directly.
  • Debug and improve performance via Scrutinizer.

0.7

  • Display an admin notice when plugin activated.
  • Add uninstall functions.

0.6

  • Remove assets folder, which should not be included.
  • Translation for Traditional Chinese has been added.

0.5.6

  • The first version