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CurrentRob
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2013-03-06 5:52 pm EST

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How do I uninstall Wordpress?

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Arn
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2013-03-06 7:05 pm EST
Hello CurrentRob,

IF you installed Wordpress using Softaculous, then you need to run Softaculous again (from the Cpanel) and then use the un-install option that they give you. Otherwise, the manual installation is going to require that you be familiar with all of the files/folders/databases that are associated with the Wordpress installation.



    You will need to use either the Cpanel File Manager or a FTP client in order to review and remove these files. NOTE: Make sure that you take note of your database information in the WP-CONFIG.PHP file before deleting. This way, you know what database is associated with the installation.


    Remove all of the files and folders associated with the Wordpress installation

    Open the .htaccess file and remove the Wordpress entry and save the file. The Wordpress entry will be noted with the word "Wordpress"

    In Cpanel, go to the DATABASE section and select the database associated to your Wordpress site. Delete the database, then delete the USER assigned to the Wordpress database.


And that should be it!

If you have any further questions, please contact technical support or leave a comment at the bottom of the page.

Regards,

Arnel C.

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Arn
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2013-03-06 7:06 pm EST
Hello CurrentRob,

IF you installed Wordpress using Softaculous, then you need to run Softaculous again (from the Cpanel) and then use the un-install option that they give you. Otherwise, the manual installation is going to require that you be familiar with all of the files/folders/databases that are associated with the Wordpress installation.



    You will need to use either the Cpanel File Manager or a FTP client in order to review and remove these files. NOTE: Make sure that you take note of your database information in the WP-CONFIG.PHP file before deleting. This way, you know what database is associated with the installation.


    Remove all of the files and folders associated with the Wordpress installation

    Open the .htaccess file and remove the Wordpress entry and save the file. The Wordpress entry will be noted with the word "Wordpress"

    In Cpanel, go to the DATABASE section and select the database associated to your Wordpress site. Delete the database, then delete the USER assigned to the Wordpress database.


And that should be it!

If you have any further questions, please contact technical support or leave a comment at the bottom of the page.

Regards,

Arnel C.

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