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Using phpmyadmin to remove WordPress posts

Warning:  This will remove all posts on your wordpress installation. Make sure you have a backup or simply don’t want them anymore… when they are gone they are gone!


  1. Login to PHPMyAdmin
  2. On the left hand side – select your wordpress database
  3. Click on the Posts stable
  4. Click Operations (top menu bar)
  5. Click Empty the table (TRUNCATE)
  6. Click Ok


Note: Clearing the postsmeta table will delete the references to your images and post tags.

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