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Hetjens Expiration Date


This plug-in adds a meta box to the post and page writing pages in wp-admin to set up an expiration date for that item. It uses the WordPress cron feature to be executed once a day.

After the expiration date the post will be in the trash can of WordPress. The plug-in does not delete any post, but WordPress will depending on the trash can settings.


  1. Upload the directory hetjens-expiration-date to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. You can use it


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Contributors & Developers

“Hetjens Expiration Date” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • Fixed WordPress 2.9 issues


  • First Plugin directory version