The Content Management System (CMS) creates a revision whenever you save a draft or make changes to an already published WordPress page or post. This feature, when enabled, can help you avoid losing important work. Unfortunately, WordPress revisions can eat up a lot of storage space and slow down your site’s performance over time.
Fortunately, there are techniques you can employ to reduce the negative effects that these saved revisions have on your site. You can optimize your revisions database, for example, in addition to deleting, disabling, or limiting them.
We’ll introduce you to WordPress revisions and show you where to find them in this video. Then we’ll show you how to use revisions while avoiding them having a negative impact on your site.
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