How to Delete a WordPress Blog – Step by Step Complete Guide
To delete a WordPress blog, there will be 2 approaches depend on which type ofnWordPress blog you are using. Which are selft-hosted or fully-hosted under wordpress.com
WordPress blogs come in two flavors:
- Those launched from the commercialized, fully hosted, free platform: WordPress.com
- Those hosted by a web host with the open-source WordPress software installed
Deleting a WordPress.com Blog
Step 1: How to Delete a WordPress Blog ? Login into Dashboard and Click “Settings”
For example your dashboard domain address will be https://wordpress.com/stats/day/example.wordpress.com if your domain example.wordpress.com
From the Dashboard, open the “Setting”
Step 2: Click “Delete Site”
After open the setting –> Scroll down and Click on “Delete Site” to delete the website. The website will prompt you to enter your blog password for deletion confirmation.
*Please note that the deletion of website cannot be undo. This deletion will delete all the site content and refereces to your domain from the website.
Self-hosted Deletion Method – via cPanel.
Step 1: Log Into cPanel Dashboard
After login into cPanel dashboard and click on the “Hosting” tab.
Step 2: Click “Switch” to Go to the Configuration System for Your Domain
Find the domain for which WordPress is installed and click “Switch” to enter the configuration system for that domain.
Step 3: Click “Uninstall”
Click on “Uninstall” to uninstall your WordPress website.
The blog is now deleted, but can of course be installed again using the cPanel auto-installer tool.