How to Delete Featured Image When Deleting a Post

Are you a WordPress developer or running a WordPress website for your business, then keep your close attention in this post as I am going to explain how to delete featured image when deleting a post using wp_delete_attachment function.

Just assume if you are running a WordPress based blog and you have added some posts which contain images and after some time you deleted them, then your images are not deleted from your server and these all unused images and files are contains your server spaces and force your website to load slowly.

How to Delete Featured Image When Deleting Post

It is a better idea to remove the featured image during the post deletion time. In this, I will explain how to delete featured images using a WordPress hooks.

Copy the below code snippets and add it at the end of the functions.php file from you current activated theme.

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Prem Tiwari

An engineer by profession and a passionate blogger by heart. Founder of FreeWebMentor.com (A Programming blog for beginners), Tech Speaker at various forums. A part from this he is an open source enthusiast, WordPress Lover, Blogger, SEO, and Growth Strategic.

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