While WordPress is one of the most popular and widely used content management systems, there may come a time when you need to uninstall it from your Hostinger hosting account. Whether you’re moving to a new platform or simply cleaning up your account, the process of uninstalling WordPress is straightforward and can be completed using Hostinger’s automated features.
In this guide, we’ll walk you through the steps to uninstall WordPress in Hostinger using the built-in uninstaller. We’ll cover everything from backing up your data to removing the WordPress files, so you can safely and efficiently uninstall WordPress from your Hostinger account.
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Step 1: Back Up Your WordPress Data
Before you begin the uninstallation process, it’s essential to back up your WordPress data. This will ensure that you don’t lose any important content, media files, or other website data.
Hostinger provides a built-in backup tool that allows you to create a full backup of your website, including your WordPress data. To create a backup, log in to your Hostinger dashboard and navigate to the ‘Backups’ section. From here, you can create a full backup of your account, including your WordPress installation.
Step 2: Uninstall WordPress Using Hostinger’s Automated Feature
Once you’ve backed up your WordPress data, it’s time to uninstall WordPress using Hostinger’s automated feature. To do this, log in to your Hostinger dashboard and navigate to the ‘Auto Installer’ section.
Here, you’ll see a list of all the applications you’ve installed using the Auto Installer tool, including WordPress. To uninstall WordPress, simply click the ‘Remove’ button next to the WordPress installation you want to uninstall.
Hostinger will ask you to confirm that you want to remove the installation, as this action cannot be undone. If you’re sure you want to proceed, click ‘Remove.’
Step 3: Delete WordPress Files
After uninstalling WordPress using Hostinger’s automated feature, you’ll need to delete the remaining WordPress files from your hosting account. To do this, navigate to the folder where you installed WordPress and select all of the WordPress files and folders.
Once you’ve selected all the WordPress files, click ‘Delete’ to remove them from your hosting account.
Step 4: Remove the Database
The final step in uninstalling WordPress from your Hostinger account is to remove the WordPress database. To do this, navigate to the ‘Databases’ section of your Hostinger dashboard and select ‘MySQL Databases.’
Here, you’ll see a list of all the databases associated with your hosting account, including your WordPress database. To remove the WordPress database, simply click ‘Delete’ next to the database you want to remove.
Hostinger will ask you to confirm that you want to delete the database, as this action cannot be undone. If you’re sure you want to proceed, click ‘Delete.’
Uninstalling WordPress from your Hostinger hosting account is a straightforward process that can be completed using Hostinger’s automated features. By following the steps outlined in this guide, you can safely and efficiently uninstall WordPress from your account, freeing up space and resources for other applications. Remember to back up your data before proceeding, and if you encounter any issues during the uninstallation process, Hostinger’s support team is available 24/7 to assist you.