WordPress: How to Uninstall a Theme
How to Uninstall a WordPress Theme Using the WordPress Dashboard
- Log in to your WordPress Dashboard.
- Go to Appearance.
- Go to Themes.
- Click on the theme you want to remove.
- Click Delete in the popup that appears.
Accidentally Uninstalled the Wrong WordPress Theme
If you have a backup of your WordPress website (database + files), which contains the theme you accidentally deleted, uploading the backup will restore your theme along with all of its settings.
If you do not have a backup of your WordPress website, you will need to reinstall a new version of that theme and reconfigure it with your desired settings.
How to Uninstall a WordPress Theme Using File Manager
- Log in to your Dot5Hosting Control Panel.
- Go to File Manager.
- Locate the directory where your WordPress site is installed.
- Locate the /wp-content/themes directory folder.
- Rename or Delete the folder containing the theme you want to uninstall.
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