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Optimize Database


Use this plugin to automatically run the OPTIMIZE command on your WordPress database every day. There are no settings to configure. Simply activate the plugin and you’re set!

This plugin hooks into the existing WordPress cron system.


  1. Upload the optimize-database folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Enjoy!


When does the cron run?

The cron is set to run every day at the time you activated the plugin.

Contributors & Developers

“Optimize Database” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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  • Tested up to WordPress 4.4.


  • Tested up to WordPress 4.0.


  • Initial version.