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Steps to shut down a wordpress installation

Category: Cpanel

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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Steps to shut down a wordpress installation
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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.

<a href="" target="_blank">How to uninstall programs using Softaculous</a>

To find your database for your WordPress, you can look it up in your <a href="" target="_blank">wp-config.php file in your WordPress files</a>.

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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