How to Specify Autosave Interval in WordPress

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Are you looking for a way to specify autosave interval in WordPress? While there’s probably a plugin for this, we have created a quick code snippet that you can use to specify autosave interval in WordPress in WordPress.

WordPress automatically saves your posts as you’re working with them, which is a great feature if you suddenly loose your internet connection or such. The time between the autosaves is easy to specify.


All you have to do is add this code to your theme’s wp-config.php file.

# Autosave interval set to 200 seconds #
define('AUTOSAVE_INTERVAL', 200);

Note: If this is your first time adding code snippets in WordPress, then please refer to our guide on how to properly copy / paste code snippets in WordPress, so you don’t accidentally break your site.

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