How To Delete a Site using WordPress Toolkit

This guide will explain how to delete a WordPress site completely using cPanels WordPress Toolkit. This will remove all site files and the database, it is advisable to take a backup of the site before deleting if it may be needed at a later date, here is a guide for How To Create a Full Site Backup using WordPress Toolkit

TL;DR A site can be deleleted via cPanel > WordPress Toolkit > Three Dots > Remove


To complete this will require having a cPanel account with a WordPress site installed and the site has been added into WordPress Toolkit, to do this here is a guide for How To Scan & Add a Site into cPanel’s WordPress Toolkit

How to delete a site using cPanels WordPress Toolkit

Step-by-Step Guide

1/ Search for WordPress Toolkit

In cPanel search for ‘WordPress Toolkit’ in the top right search bar and click on WordPress Toolkit from the search results

2/ Click the Three Dots

Inside the WordPress Toolkit interface click the three dots in the top right and then click on Remove

3/ Confirm Deletion

As this will delete everything WordPress Toolkit will ask to confirm that everything should be deleted, click Yes to delete All data

4/ Deletion confirmed

WordPress Toolkit will confirm that the site has been deleted

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The site will have been completely deleted, including the site files and databse