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Remove Inactive Widgets


This plugin adds a button to the widget’s admin page that will delete all inactive widgets.


  • Screenshot of what the button looks like


Extract the zip file and just drop the contents in the wp-content/plugins/ directory of your WordPress installation and then activate the Plugin from Plugins page.

Contributors & Developers

“Remove Inactive Widgets” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.



  • 0.2.2
    Verify working in 3.5.1
    Update licensing

  • 0.2.1
    Update code
    Verify working in 3.5


Added a screenshot
Fixed some styling with the button to keep it from wrapping making it hard to read


Initial release