• X

    How to Delete all WordPress Posts and Comments

    By in Uncategorized

    Bluehost hosting

    How to Delete all WordPress Posts and Comments

    There are times, when we are testing WordPress on local environment, we have to delete all comments and posts in WordPress. Manually deleting all content would not be that easy, and it’s better if we use some SQL command or any plugin to delete all posts in WordPress.

    Before, we move ahead here are some more WordPress tips, which you would like to read:

    Wp Suicide plugin: Delete WordPress posts with one click

    The plugin, which I’m talking about here is call Wp Suicide plugin. This plugin will  be useful when you want to delete everything and want to start over with a fresh blog. Though I highly recommend while using this plugin , Check every settings.

    Usage :

    Delete Wordpress posts comments thumb

    This plugin might not be for every one , but will be useful for many who are looking to start from fresh or in the same situation like my new client. Unluckily, this plugin is not available on official WordPress plugins repo. But, here is the link to the author page and when I tried it on WordPress 3.3 it worked without any issue. If you are using this plugin on your live site, make sure you take complete backup of WordPress database and files.

    Since wp-suicide is not available in official WordPress repo and I’m sure many of you might not be comfertable downloading plugin from other resource, here is a new plugin call  WordPress reset, which does the similar job.

    Do let us know, which method you are using to delete posts, comments, tags, categories at one go? Or you simply reinstall WordPress?

    Subscribe to Download WordPress Guide Worth $99

    Discover more awesome articles

    Article by

    Harsh has written 1129 articles.

    If you like This post, you can follow ShoutMeLoud on Twitter. Subscribe to Blogging tips via RSS or EMAIL to receive instant updates.

    { 5 comments… read them below or add one }


    Saved my day :) nice plugin.


    Harsh Agrawal

    Thanks for your comment Ved. I know in certain situation this plugin is life saver.. :)


    Sourish Nath

    Hey Harsh , What is the plugin you are using for Thumbnail ?

    thanks !


    Harsh Agrawal

    Hey Sourish
    I’m not using any plugin. Its Thesis Theme feature.
    Though there are many plugins to show thumbnail on your blog home page.
    Like wp-thumbnails plugin.


    Sourish Nath

    Thanks Harsh.I am looking fora thumbnail that will grab the first picture from a post , just like linkwithin.I tried many , but none to my satisfaction.


    Leave a Comment

    Previous post:

    Next post: