WordPress websites use their database to store information such as published articles, user data, plugin and theme settings and any additional details necessary for performance optimization. In order to avoid database bloat that could hinder website performance it is crucial that this area remain free from clutter and dirt accumulation. Periodic data cleanings aim to remove orphaned meta entries, transient
Your WordPress database stores almost everything that happens on your website – posts, pages, comments, portfolio items, forms, links and any custom post types that may have been created by you or another user. In addition, this database houses settings related to website theme and plugin configuration. Over time, your database can become extremely large, slowing down your site significantly.