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How do I uninstall Wordpress from my Ubuntu Server?

  • Posted February 5, 2015

I want to completely uninstall wordpress from my server and know if I just delete the files via FTP there will be issues. Thank You

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rm -rf /var/www/localhost/htdocs/wordpress
in mysql -> drop table wordpress; all gone! The best thing you will ever do for your server too!


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You should also remove the configuration files associated with the virtual site for apache/nginx/whatever webserver you’re using.

You also might want to clean up the database that wordpress was using.