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Lullabot Module Monday: Node Revision Delete

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    with Addison Berry
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    The Drupal revisioning system is pretty cool.
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    It's baked into core.
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    It let's you keep a revision for every single time
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    an edit is made to a node.
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    And you can store those and use other modules
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    to help diff them and that kind of thing.
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    But you can keep the entire history of all of your nodes.
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    But it stores that in the database and over time that can end up
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    taking up too much space, or creating

Lullabot Module Monday: Node Revision Delete


Drupal's revisioning system is really powerful. Out of the box we can keep track of changes in our content and restore to a previous version with just a couple clicks. However, on large sites with a lot of activity in their content, revisions can grow exponentially up to a size that it can compromise performance and disk storage. The Node Revision Delete module can help us to keep this under control. In this tutorial we'll walk through an overview of this helpful module. This tutorial is based on a Lullabot Module Monday article.