Do you want to delete your WordPress account or WordPress site? Suppressing a WordPress account is not a very difficult task. At some point, you may just want to get rid of everything. Many bloggers are not aware of how to properly delete a WordPress account.
In this lesson, you will learn how to remove a WordPress.com account and your WordPress site, or how to remove WordPress web and database users and web hosting users using cPanel if you are using a self-hosted version of WordPress.
How to delete WordPress.Org site
You must log in to the hosting control panel if you have logged into a domain and purchased web hosting to set up your website and now you want to delete your hosting site.
To delete the self-hosted WordPress site, follow the instructions:
- Log in to your board hosting account c.
- Click File Manager (if you have multiple websites) and select your own website.
- Click on the www or public_html folder
- Choose and delete all files and folders.
If you have one website in the public_html directory, you’ll see a list of several WordPress files and folders including:
- “WP BIN includes”
- And many other files. Select and delete all files and folders.
You will see a list of all domain names containing files and folders on your websites if you have multiple websites on your website hosting server. You need to right-click and delete this folder name if you want to remove demo.example.com from our web server. Be careful not to remove the wrong folders and files from the website.
If you have multiple websites, you should not delete your website’s home folder, open the folder and remove all WordPress files from the folder. Your web host creates the home folder automatically. Later, to host a simple HTML-based website, you can upload your HTML pages to your site’s folder.
How to delete a WordPress.Com account
Read all information about deleting accounts on the WordPress.com page if you really want to delete your WordPress account.
- Go to WordPress.com
- If you are not logged in, log in to your account.
- Visit your site settings page by clicking on My Site (My Sites) then Settings
- Scroll to the bottom of the settings page, and select Delete your site permanently
- Before deleting your site, you will first be offered the option to export your content. After removing your site, this content will not be recovered, so before taking any further steps, we recommend that you export the content to a .zip file. This can be done by clicking on the Export Content button.
- Then, if anyone wants to access your site, they will see a message stating that the webmaster will not be deleted anymore.
- If you are on multiple sites, please make sure to include the correct website address in the yellow warning bar.
- Enter the site’s address (shown in red) in the selected field, then click Delete this site. Click the Delete Site button.
- This is the last step – after clicking remove this website, your website will be permanently removed.
- Then, if anyone wants to access your site, they will see a message stating that the site administrator has not returned or will delete your site.
If you were to delete the main folder of your website and then installed WordPress or any CMS, you would have to create the folder with the same domain name.