If you are planning to delete your WordPress website hosted by Hostgator and need to know how to remove it,
This article can help. It tells you how to uninstall or delete your WordPress website from Cpanel. It also has some important tips and answers to frequently asked questions about what you need to do.
This is a manual process and requires a bit more time than the wizard-based steps, but if you just want to make sure everything is working so that you won’t have any slowdowns or issues down the road, then following through on these steps should work.
How to Delete WordPress Site from Hostgator WordPress ( By Fantastico)
Log into your HostGator CPanel account
cPanel will become available to you once you have successfully logged in. Scroll to the bottom of the cPanel dashboard and look for the “Software and Services” section.
Once you locate it, look for the “Fantastico De Luxe” link and click on it.
Fantastico displays your HostGator applications when opened. Click WordPress on the left pane.
After clicking WordPress in the left pane, the right pane will show your website’s list with “Remove” buttons.
Simply click on the “Remove” link that is associated with the WordPress site that you would like to delete.
Wait until it uninstalls and you get a confirmation. Fantastico’s removal of WordPress is complete.
How to Delete WordPress Site from Hostgator WordPress ( Manual Uninstall )
Use a web browser to get to the CPanel dashboard for your hosting account, and then sign in to your account.
In the “Files” area of the CPanel dashboard, look for the “File Manager” icon and click on it. The File Manager windows are coming up.
After choosing the folder that holds your WordPress site, go to the File Manager’s top toolbar and click the “Delete” button there.
Click “Home” or “Back” to return to CPanel. Click the “My SQL Databases” icon in Databases.
Access the WordPress site’s database. Select “Remove” next to the database name.
How to Delete WordPress Site from Hostgator WordPress ( By HostGator Account)
After logging into your account with HostGator, navigate to the WordPress installation.
HostGator’s main menu has “WordPress” for this installation. Click on it.
On the WordPress installation page, Click “Delete WordPress”
After clicking this button, you will be taken to a confirmation screen where it will be necessary for you to confirm that you wish to delete WordPress.
HostGator will show you the deletion progress after you confirm the WordPress deletion. HostGator will remove WordPress in minutes.
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Login to your HostGator account then go to the Domains menu
Choose to whom you would want to transfer the domain name.
Select the Domain Locking option from the menu in the sidebar.
Unlock the domain by turning off the locking button.
To collect your Auth code, you will need to obtain it by clicking the option labeled Request Your EPP Key.
In that way, you get the EPP code.
Make sure you remember to click the Save Domain Locking button so that the domain will remain unlocked.
Tips and Tricks
- The $15.99 domain price is non-refundable if you cancel HostGator hosting and request a refund.
- Hosting services bought within 45 days are non-refundable.
- Before canceling your HostGator domain, back up all your data. This contains domain-related websites, databases, and files.
- Back up your website’s files and databases before deleting it.
- Canceling domain privacy protection with HostGator exposes your personal information and makes your website exposed to spam and assaults.
- If you want to delete your HostGator email account, you should delete all of your emails and the data.
- If you have any questions or problems, feel free to get in touch with the HostGator support team.
Frequently Asked Questions
Go to the domain management page on HostGator’s website and cancel the domain.
You may cancel your domain by getting in touch with HostGator support.
You may terminate or cancel the Hosting package by giving HostGator written notice via the cancellation form.
1st, Click Email Accounts under the Email heading in cPanel.
2nd, Locate the email you want to delete in the table of the Email Accounts section and click Manage on the far right.
3rd, Click the Delete Email Account button after finding the Delete Email Account section at the bottom.
4th, To confirm that you wish to remove that particular email, click Delete.
1st, Login to HostGator.
2nd, select Payment History on your account’s main menu.
3rd, click Cancel Payment.
4th, click the Cancel Payment option next to your desired payment.
5th, Click Confirm Cancel Payment to complete the cancellation.
1st, You may access your HostGator account by logging in.
2nd, To access your account, go to the left side of the page and select the link that says “Account.”
3rd, To delete your account, go to the “Account” page and click the “Delete Account” option.
4th, Followed by clicking the “Submit” button, please provide your account number.
5th, You will get a message in your inbox confirming that your account has been closed successfully.
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If you’re feeling frustrated with your WordPress site and wish you could get it to just work the way you want it to, then this guide is for you.
In this article, I’ll outline the steps necessary to delete your WordPress site from Hostgator.
Once you have canceled your hosting account with HostGator and deleted the WordPress site, take some time to completely purge all of the plugin and theme files associated with that site.
After you’ve completed these simple steps, you’ll be able to manage and maintain your WordPress site on your own hosting platform much better.
We’ll also give you advice on what to do if you run into trouble along the way.
At the end of this article, there is a section called “Frequently Asked Questions” where we answer some of the most common questions about how to delete a WordPress site from Hostgator.
Thanks for reading!