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Steps to shut down a wordpress installation

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Profitect
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2013-06-24 11:21 am EST

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What are the steps to properly shut down (delete) an existing wordpress installation from cPanel? Delete directory from file manager? Run a script? Use MySQL manager?

If I need to delete a database, how do I know which database is associated with which site (assuming I have more than one running)?

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jamesr
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2013-06-24 11:36 am EST
Hello Profitect!

You can remove the WordPress installation through Softaculous. Softaculous will delete the files and the database for you. See the following link.

How to uninstall programs using Softaculous

To find your database for your WordPress, you can look it up in your wp-config.php file in your WordPress files.

1. Look in your wp-config.php file found in the installation directory of your WordPress site.

2. Your database name associated with this WordPress install will be labeled as:
/** The name of the database for WordPress */
define('DB_NAME', 'putyourdbnamehere');

Best Regards,
James R

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