How to reset a WordPress site

You may have a demo WordPress site that you used to test or learn WordPress. This article will show you how to use the WP Reset plugin to reset a demo or test WordPress site.WP Reset quickly restores the site's database to its original installation settings without modifying any files. It removes all customizations and content, or just selected parts such as theme settings. Because of the built-in snapshots that provide 1-click restore functionality, WP Reset is quick and safe to use.

Install and configure WP Reset Plugin

To install and configure WP Reset Plugin, follow these steps:

  1. Log in to your WordPress site with an administrator account.
  2. On the Dashboard in the left sidebar, click Plugins, and then click Add New:

  3. Search for “WP-Reset” click Install, and then click Activate the plugin:

  4. On the Dashboard in the left sidebar, click on Tools, and then click on WP Reset:

How to Reset WordPress Content

Before you reset the contents of your WordPress site, make a full backup. You can also take a snapshot of your WordPress site using WP Reset plugin, which can be used to roll back to previous changes if necessary. It is critical to remember that a backup snapshot is not the same as a full backup; always take a full backup of your site before resetting your WordPress content.
  1. Type the word “ reset” in the confirmation field and then click the Reset Site button. On the confirmation box click on the Reset WordPress button:

  2. The WordPress dashboard with a success message at the top from the WP reset plugin:

More Information

For more information about the WP Reset Plugin, please visit: https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-reset/

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