Thursday, 19 September 2013

Modify WordPress AutoSave Interval

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Here we're again! Another post about my favorite Pokemon WordPress core file. YES! YES! YES, this post is also about Daniel Bryan wp-config.php file.

When editing a post, the changes you make are automatically saved every 2 minutes. It seems bit weird, but you can actually change the setting for longer delays in between auto-saves, or decrease the setting to make sure you never lose changes.

And we don't need a crappy plugin for this simple hack. Technically, it's not even a hack, but a simple option described in original WordPress codex.

Modify WordPress AutoSave Interval:

To modify autosave interval simply open wp-config.php (located in root of WordPress installation) and add following code to the end of file:

define('AUTOSAVE_INTERVAL', 160 );  // seconds

Replace 160 with your custom autosave interval (in seconds).

Save your config.php file & that's it!
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