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Find Duplicates

Description

A plugin that finds duplicate and similar posts based on their post_content or post_title similarity. You can define the percentage of similarity, post type and post status. The plugin is a great utility to find duplicates that differ in only a few characters.

  • Search for duplicate posts
  • Search for similar posts
  • Define post types
  • Define post statuses
  • Define value of similarity
  • limit by date
  • Support for custom post types
  • Two-click-delete posts in result list
  • Multi-language interface

Screenshots

  • Find duplicates
  • Find duplicates settings page

Installation

  1. Upload the folder find-duplicates to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Use the new menu item appearing under ‘tools’

FAQ

A way to run it in Cron?

The calculation of content similarity is an time-consuming task.
Therefore we get problems with the execution time while doing ist with cron-jobs.
While comparing articles through the interface we can use ajax to avoid this.

Contributors & Developers

“Find Duplicates” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

Translate “Find Duplicates” into your language.

Interested in development?

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

Changelog

0.5

  • Bug fixes
  • avoid duplicate result

1.0

  • Bug fixes
  • Added: One-click-delete newer posts in result list
  • Added: Multi-language interface
  • Added: Paypal-Button
  • Added: Loggin-area for developers
  • Added: Possibility to continue chanceled searches
  • Fixed: Errors while handling thousands of posts

1.1

  • Bug fixes

1.2

  • Added: “Find duplicates” on post editing page
  • Added: Set “Pending” on duplicates while publishing posts
  • Added: Limit search by post_date
  • Added: Limit comparison on post_title
  • Added: Ignore html-tags
  • Changed: some design details
  • Changed: some code improvement

1.2.1

  • Bug fixes for php safe-mode

1.3

  • Bug fixes
  • Using the built-in jquery-ui from wordpress
  • New Button “Delete older posts”

1.4

  • Speed improvements
  • Individually select posts to delete
  • Define comparisons per server-request
  • Define words to be ignored

1.4.1

  • Some Bugfixes

1.4.5

  • Added: Limit automatic/manual search to the last X days
  • Added: Choose default target for duplicates

1.4.6

  • Bug fixes