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wp_delete_auto_drafts()

Delete auto-drafts for new posts that are > 7 days old.

Description

Source

File: wp-includes/post.php

function wp_delete_auto_drafts() {
	global $wpdb;

	// Cleanup old auto-drafts more than 7 days old.
	$old_posts = $wpdb->get_col( "SELECT ID FROM $wpdb->posts WHERE post_status = 'auto-draft' AND DATE_SUB( NOW(), INTERVAL 7 DAY ) > post_date" );
	foreach ( (array) $old_posts as $delete ) {
		// Force delete.
		wp_delete_post( $delete, true );
	}
}

Changelog

Version Description
3.4.0 Introduced.

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Licensed under the GNU GPLv2+ License.
https://developer.wordpress.org/reference/functions/wp_delete_auto_drafts