“Post Revisions” is a very handy WordPress feature that was first released along with WordPress version 2.6, and for active bloggers it can be a veritable lifesaver.
In a nutshell, it creates a new backup copy of the post you’re editing every time you click the “Save Draft” button. That makes it extremely easy to revert back to any previous version of a post at any time.
But there’s a problem with Post Revisions: They can grow your WordPress database exponentially if you tend to make several revisions to every post you write. [Read more…]