smart Archive Page Remove

Description

The smart Archive Page Remove Plugin allows you to remove Archive Pages automatically generated by WordPress

Usage

WordPress automatically generates Author based, Category based, Tag based and Date based (daily, monthly and yearly) archives for your posts. Even if you do not want to use these Pages – e.g. you don’t want to have an author based archive page on a single author blog or you don’t want to have a daily archive because you don’t post several times a day – they exist and they can be accessed by their automated generated URL.

The smart Archive Page Remove Plugin adds an item ‘Archive Pages’ in the ‘Settings’ section of your WordPress Admin. Here you can select which Archive Pages you want to remove. Removed Archive Pages are no longer accessible and cause a 404 page not found error. They can be restored anytime.

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Screenshots

  • Select Archive Pages you want to remove

FAQ

What about SEO?

Requesting a removed archive page results in a 404 file not found error which lets a Search Engine know that the page does not exist and has to be removed from the search index.

Reviews

July 1, 2019
What a blessing this plugin is! I was going crazy trying to remove the date archives which I have never used on any site. I do research and posts by date are entirely useless. Who cares what was posted Sept 7 last year? I need Tags and Categories for what I do. For some reason, even though I have permalinks set with no dates whatsoever, search engines had the date put in! Perhaps they got them from the archives pages, I don't know. So I had to go through and put in a massive number of redirects! A pain! Now I won't have to do that any more because Peter has saved the day. And week!
May 18, 2019
Simple, understandable, works. 🙂
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Contributors & Developers

“smart Archive Page Remove” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

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“smart Archive Page Remove” has been translated into 3 locales. Thank you to the translators for their contributions.

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Changelog

4 (2019-04-08)

  • security vulnerability in AJAX call fixed
  • bug in uninstall routine fixed

3 (2019-03-12)

  • UI improvements
  • code improvement

2 (2018-03-17)

minor code- & UI-improvements

1.6 (2017-11-16)

  • faulty display in WP 4.9 fixed

1.5 (2017-10-10)

  • improved UI

1.4 (2017-06-29)

  • show admin message only to users with the manage_options capability

1.3 (2017-06-28)

  • redesigned admin interface
  • code improvement

1.2 (2016-09-07)

  • internal improvements and adaptations without functional changes

1.1 (2016-05-04)

  • some backend styling
  • translations moved to GlotPress
  • delete settings on uninstall
  • fixed issue – settings not saved the very first time

1.0 (2015-01-24)

  • Initial Release