Don’t Reinstall – Reset your WordPress Site

Recently, one of our users asked us how I can uninstall and reinstall WordPress? Do we ask why you need to uninstall? He said he was developing a WordPress site for this client and something went wrong. Now he wants to start over from the beginning.

We know uninstall and reinstall the WordPress site will solve the issues. Most common WordPress errors are easily fixable. Reinstalling WordPress should never be your first option. If you can’t find the error and you want to start from scratch, you can uninstall and reinstall the site.

One more thing. Is uninstall and reinstall the only option to start from the beginning? If you are really concerned about your productivity and you need to save your precious time don’t reinstall, reset your WordPress site instead.

WP Reset – Know the Plugin

The best way to reset your WordPress site is using WP Reset. WP Reset helps developers and non-developers resetting & restoring the WordPress environment in one click. Resetting WordPress site using WP Reset is easy. Before jumping into it, you should know the best features of WP Reset. Here we go.

  • WP Reset is free to use and anyone can download and use it from the WordPress directory.
  • WP Reset has multiple fail-safe mechanisms so you can never accidentally lose data.
  • Best for speed up testing and debugging.
  • It will delete all posts, pages, comments, media entries, etc.
  • It will delete all WordPress database tables.
  • It will not delete your media files.
  • It will not delete WordPress core files, plugins, themes, etc.
  • It will not change your website title, website address, website language, etc.
  • It will not delete the current user’s username and password

Reset your WordPress Site with WP Reset

Now it’s time to learn to reset your WordPress site with WP Reset. It is really simple and fast. Just follow these steps.

  1. Download and install the Plugin from the official website or Enter “wp reset” in search and hit Enter from your WordPress Plugins section.
  2. Activate the Plugin.
  3. Open plugin’s settings page located under the Tools menu.
  4. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and Type “reset” in the confirmation field to confirm the reset.

5. Click the “Reset WordPress” button start the reset.

That’s it. You have successfully reset your WordPress site. We recommend taking a complete backup before resetting.