Find and Remove Orphaned LearnDash Content


The “Find and Remove Orphaned LearnDash Content” plugin is a simple, yet effective tool for WordPress site administrators using LearnDash. It helps in identifying and deleting lessons, topics, and quizzes that are not assigned to any course, hence termed as ‘orphaned’. This aids in decluttering your LearnDash content and keeping your course organization streamlined.

Key Features:
– Scans your LearnDash platform for orphaned lessons, topics, and quizzes.
– Provides an easy-to-use interface in the WordPress admin to manage this content.
– Allows single-click deletion of all identified orphaned content.

Additional Information

This plugin is provided “as is” and you use it at your own risk. Make sure to backup your WordPress site before making any deletions.


What is considered ‘orphaned’ content?

Orphaned content refers to LearnDash lessons, topics, and quizzes that are not currently assigned to any course.

Is it safe to delete orphaned content?

Yes, but you should double-check to ensure that the content is not needed. Deletion will move the content into the trash folder for the respective content type.

Can I recover deleted content?

Once deleted, the content cannot be recovered through the plugin. Make sure to backup your site before deletion if you’re unsure.


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Contributors & Developers

“Find and Remove Orphaned LearnDash Content” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • Initial release.