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How To Delete WordPress Account: Step By Step Guide 2020

How To Delete WordPress Account

Today! I’m going to show how to delete WordPress account in few seconds. This step by step guide will help you a lot and it works effortlessly.

One thing I will say whether you want to quit blogging or you have any other reasons to delete your WordPress account, the techniques I’m going to tell you works like a charm.

I guaranteed you after reading this article you would be able to delete your WordPress account very easily.

Okay! So let’s get started.

The most Important things you need.

You should have your cPanel access and your WordPress account access, without these things it would be impossible for you to delete your WordPress account.

Okay! So below I’m going to show how to delete your WordPress account.

Step 1- Website Backup

So this is the first and the most important thing before deleting your WordPress account you have to do, take backup of your website’s all data.

The reason behind this backup is In case your mind changed you can reuse this data and start work again.

And,

If you are a newbie and struggling to backup your website data than just check this article. (WordPress website backup)

You can also watch this video below it will also help you.

Now the next question maybe you have that how to delete WordPress self hosted account or Website.

How To Delete WordPress Self Hosted Account (Website).

After reading this article completely you wouldn’t need to read or look for anything to delete your website and I will show you how you can delete your website easily on wordpress.org and also on wordpress.com.

So first I’m going to show step by step how to delete your wordpress.org account (website)

Just follow these footprints (steps) :).

1 – Delete With The Help Of cPanel

Step – 1 First Login to your cPanel account.

how to delete wordpress account

Step – 2 Click on the file manager button see below in the image.

how to delete wordpress account

After clicked on file manager select the right website you want to delete.

Step – 3 Now you have to click on the target website and then click on it.

Step – 4 Below in the image you can see the public_html, option you have to click on that and open it.

how to delete wordpress account

Now after clicking on public_html you found a lot of WordPress files and folders.

Select all the file and folders and delete click on the delete button you can see in the image.

how to delete wordpress account

When you click on the delete button your website will delete for permanent but you don’t to worry if you want to work again, you have all the data that I told you above.

But,

You have to think before delete your main folder if you have multiple websites, you will face a bit of trouble if you do this.

And,

If by mistake you deleted the main folder and after that you install the WordPress, then you have to create the folder with the same domain again.

2 – How To Delete WordPress.com Account

Now here I’m going to show some easy steps that help you to delete your wordpress.com account.

Okay! So let’s get started.

Before deleting your account if you want to know everything about it, you can check this article WordPress account information.

If you are newbie or not familiar with WordPress account then I will tell you that can’t delete your account fully for from wordpress.com, but you can remove your all the information from there.

Step – 1 If you don’t have any account there or you want to create an account then check this link wordpress.com/me.

Step – 2 After login you will get a interface you can see below in the image.

how to delete wordpress account

Now you click on the setting and there you will get all the options where you can change your name, email account, website address etc.

how to delete wordpress account

I will say choice is yours here because you can delete your account or you can change all the settings example: name, email address and website.

So now I’m going to tell you how to delete WordPress account, so let’s get started.

One thing here also I will recommend you that backup your all the data. So you can use it in future if you need.

First I’m going to show to export all the content (Data)

How To Export Data (Content)

Step – 1 Go to WordPress dashboard in your WordPress account (WordPress.com)

Step – 2 Click on the setting option.

how to delete wordpress account

Step – 3 Here you will find many options but as you know you have to export your data, so can export form here easily.

Now I’m going to tell you how to delete your blog on wordpress.com.

How To Delete Your WordPress.com

If you want to delete your wordpress.com account so below I’m going to show you few steps just follow the steps.

Step – 1 Go to the dashboard.

Step – 2 Click on my site option select the site you want to delete (see below Image).

how to delete wordpress account

Hopefully now you got your page so here as you can see many option just click on the setting button.

Step – 1 Now below choose the delete button and your site will be deleted permanently.

how to delete wordpress account

After clicking to this option you will be redirected to the delete option page below you can see in the image.

how to delete wordpress account

Now just confirm the delete option and it’s done.

how to delete wordpress account

Now you successfully deleted your WordPress account, I hope everything is clear now and you can easily delete your WordPress account but always backup your data first.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I delete my WordPress account permanently?

If you want to delete your WordPress account, then you can delete your WordPress account very easily through cPanel. Login to your cPanel account in hosting and find file manager click on the file manager, then click on your website which you want to delete, after that click on public_html now delete all the files and folder there and your website would be deleted on WordPress.

How do I remove my website from the Internet?

Here is four easy steps to remove your website from the Internet.

Step – 1 First open your website in google classic google sites.

Step – 2 Click on the settings and then mange the settings.

Step – 3 Click general and go to delete this site.

Step – 4 If you are sure that you want to delete your website then click on the delete and your site would be deleted.

Can I delete my WordPress blog and start over?

Yes you can delete your WordPress blog when you want easily, like I showed you above in the article how you can easily delete your blog and WordPress account and I’m also providing you how to write a blog and what to write about guide that will help you.

How do I delete a WordPress theme and start over?

First you have to open your WordPress dashboard and go to the appearance from here you can go to theme section and deactivate the theme because you can’t remove or delete an active theme after deactivation click on the theme and when the page open on the right side corner you get a delete option click the delete button and your theme is deleted now.

Wrap Up

So friends hope you liked the article and now you know all the things how to delete a WordPress account step by step, and if you have any question in your mind or you have any query so you can comment below or you can email at bloggingrule19@gmail.com.

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About Author

I’m Shubham Sharma founder of bloggingrule.com

I created this blog to help newbies bloggers, so that they don’t make any mistakes like me and get success in blogging in 1st attempt (soon).

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3 thoughts on “How To Delete WordPress Account: Step By Step Guide 2020”

  1. Amazing post shubham keep it up buddy.
    I am following your blog for past few weeks you produce amazing quality contents brother.
    Keep sharing keep rocking.

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  2. Amazing post Shubham keep it up, buddy.
    I am following your blog for the past few weeks you produce amazing quality contents brother.
    Keep sharing keep rocking.

    Reply

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