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DB – Optimize


You can use DB – Optimize to reclaim the unused space and to defragment the database.
It does not require PhpMyAdmin.

For your tables, DB – Optimize works as follows:

  • Repairs the table, if it has deleted rows
  • Sorts the index pages
  • Updates the table’s statistics, if not up to date

Support languages: english, german and french.


Copyright 2012 by Mpegarts

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or
(at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
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  • Database Overview


  1. Uncompress the download package
  2. Upload folder including all files and sub directories to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  3. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress

You’re done!

Start optimize your database using Menu ‘Tools > DB-Optimize’.


Will I have to configure the plugin ?

No, automatic detection of the database tables and optimization.


16 May 2018
Just as I wrote in the title, this plugin does the job nicely. It's really simple and I use it on every site i manage.
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Contributors and Developers

“DB – Optimize” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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Change Log


  • Added Multilanguage capability
  • Plugin and help is now avalible in english, german and french
  • Classes used in plugin to reduce name conflicts


  • First stable version