How to Uninstall a WordPress Plugin
Sometimes you’re done with a plugin and it’s no longer needed. If that’s the case, it should be uninstalled. Unused plugins can add maintenance and security headaches to your site.
This tutorial will show you how to uninstall a WordPress plugin. Let’s get started …
First things first, create a backup of your site. Although it’s unlikely anything will go wrong, it’s an important safety precaution.
Here are two tutorials you can use: BackupBuddy and AkeebaBackup.
- In your admin, go to Plugins > Installed Plugins.
- Find your plugin and click “Deactivate”:
- Once the page reloads, click “Delete”.
- Click “Yes, delete these files”.
Success! You’re all set now. Your plugin has been deleted.
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