Media Cleaner detects unused or unnecessary files on your WordPress. It purifies up your Media Library and your Filesystem. To do this, it analyses your WordPress installation to identify what files are being used. The only software capable of completing all those tasks, and we’re striving to make sure it is current.
- Product Version : 6.4.0
- Product Last Updated : July 1, 2022
Media Cleaner detects unused or unneeded files within your WordPress. It purifies up your Media Library and your Filesystem. To do this, it examines your WordPress installation to identify what files are being used. This is the sole tool capable of performing all these tasks and we’re striving to make sure it is current.
Media Cleaner Pro detects unused and ineffective files from your WordPress. It purifies up your Media Library and your Uploads Directory. To do this, it analyses your entire WordPress installation and analyzes it to determine if your files are actually being used. It offers a variety of choices and filtering options. This is the sole tool capable of performing all these tasks, and we’re constantly improving making it better and easier to use.
Superb ScanThe Media Cleaner analyzes your different types of content (posts portfolios, pages, pages products, etc.) and your meta themes, widgets, and then resolves your shortcodes in order to discover more. Additionally, it has particular checks that support the well-known Page Builders (Pro Version). It is easy to find broken media entries and media entries that aren’t being used files, images that are missing (retina) within your system.
The result of this scanning will appear at the top of the screen of Media Cleaner. There, you can decide to put them to the garbage. After you have thoroughly tested your website and removing all garbage. Also, you can restore an item or media that was not being used and label it as not being used by the Media Cleaner.
Although the plug-in appears to be stable and comes with it’s own garbage system it is important to create a backup prior to making use of it (BlogVault is strongly recommended). If you’re not sure the procedure don’t do it.
The Pro Version
The Pro version includes Filesystem Analysis, extra support for plugins that are complex (page builders, specifically) Live Site option, and support for WP-CLI.
By using it’s Filesystem Analysis, Media Cleaner Pro will scan your /uploads directory on your computer, and compares it with your Media Library. Additionally, it provides features for more complex plugins like:
- ACF (+ ACF Widgets)
- Divi Builder
- Fusion Builder (Avada)
- Visual Composer (WPBakery)
- Beaver Builder
- Brizy Builder
- Oxygen Builder
- And much more (Theme X ), ZipList Recipe, UberMenu …)
Live Site option Live Site option will analyze the web version of your website. This could improve the precision of the Cleaner on edge-cases.
The last thing to mention is that Media Cleaner Pro has support for WP-CLI. If you have access direct (SSH) for your computer, you’ll be capable of running the program at a faster speed, or even run it automatically in the event that you prefer.