There are certain reasons why you’d want to start all over or completely delete a WordPress website, for whichever reasons it’s very easy to do that on the WordPress platform. You can delete WordPress website using different methods through your cPanel section. However, this method you’re about to see is practically the easiest out there.
In this post, I will take you through the step by step on how to uninstall or delete WordPress website or blog via cPanel.
Let’s get down to business.
How to Completely Uninstall or Delete WordPress Website / Blog via CPanel (Permanently or Start Over)
Step 1: Login to Website CPanel
In this guide, I will be explaining using Namecheap hosting because that’s where the site is being hosted. Most easily, you can sign in to your cPanel using http://yourdomain.com/cpanel then enter username and password.
Step 2: Locate the WordPress App
It’s pretty much easily locatable. You’ll find the WordPress app under the Softaculous App Installer section of your cPanel. Click to open.
Step 3: Select Website to be deleted
Once the WordPress app has fully opened, you will see an interface like the picture you have below.
Next scroll down to get a list of all your website using this hosting account then proceed to the next step.
Step 4: Choose the delete button
Now select the X icon of the website you want to completely remove or delete.
It will take you to a new page where you have to take note of the options displayed to you. you can check or uncheck the Remove directory, Remove database and Remove database user. These are important for those who don’t want remains of the site about to be deleted.
Now that you have all options checked by default, kindly scroll down and click the BIG BLUE remove installation button.
Now, wait a few seconds to confirm installation removal. That’s it.
I hope this guide has been helpful in showing you how to properly delete or uninstall your WordPress website or blog. Kindly share a comment using the comment box below if you experience any problem while trying to delete your site.