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Junk MySQL Tables

If you are using SlickStack and are using our default plugin blacklist.txt file then, assuming you are not going to be using the plugins we recommend not using, you can safely delete all of the following tables from your MySQL database:

  • wp_404_to_301
  • wp_blc* (Broken Links Checker)
  • wp_duplicator* (Duplicator)
  • wp_links (WP Core)
  • wp_ewwwio_images
  • wp_layerslider* (Layerslider)
  • wp_optimizepress* (OptimizePress)
  • wp_om_hits_log
  • wp_popdom*
  • wp_redirection_404 (Redirection plugin)
  • wp_revslider* (Revolution Slider a.k.a. Slider Revolution)
  • wp_rg_* (deprecated Gravity Forms tables)
  • wp_smugmug_widget
  • wp_snp_stats (Ninja Popups for WordPress)
  • wp_wf* (WordFence)
About the Author

Jesse Nickles

Jesse is the lead developer for the SlickStack project and also for HoverCraft, the accompanying free WordPress theme. He has been customizing WordPress for both personal websites and SEO clients for over 15+ years, with a focus on simplicity and longevity.


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