Step 1: Log in to cPanel.
Step 2: Click on the ‘File Manager’ from the Files section of the cPanel home screen.
Step 3: Navigate to the directory where WordPress is installed.
Step 4: Add the following line in the below snippet to the wp-config.php file. Where 0 represents the number of days that wordpress retains the trash folder.
define( ‘EMPTY_TRASH_DAYS’, 0 );
Step 5: Click Save Changes.
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