Reinstalling WordPress from the Dashboard :
Step 1) Complete a Back Up of Content
A WordPress export file will be created in this step. This file will contain all your content including pages, posts, comments, categories and tags. This is a crucial step and will ensure your content is safe when a fresh install of WordPress is completed.
Step 2) Download Content from cPanel (or Similar)
Step 3) Uninstall WordPress
Step 4) Install Latest WordPress
Step 5) Delete Default Content and Restore WP-Content
Step 6) Import WordPress Content from the Dashboard
Step 7) You have Reinstalled WordPress
You have now completed a re-installation of WordPress.
Last updated Apr 20, 2022
Applies to: Other