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I recently used an image importer that has duplicated all the images. They are attached to the right posts and the posts are fine (not duplicated).

How do I run through my media library deleting duplicate images?

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The best way (if the duplicated images are the ones attached) is to order by date, and bulk delete all the older ones.

  • I'm not sure I understand. Could you expand on your answer, please? Do I do this via the wordpress admin or creating a loop? – UzumakiDev Mar 8 '14 at 17:39
  • Go to the media library, order the files by date, and delete all them old ones. – Sormano Mar 8 '14 at 17:51
  • They all have the same date as they were all "edited" at the same time. There are 1000+ images. – UzumakiDev Mar 8 '14 at 18:11
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I know its too late for this answer, but can help others, you can use Media Deduper plugin to index and find duplicated image , it is also good enough to link the post to existing image.

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