How to Disable/Delete Themes and Plugins in WordPress

Before you begin, please log in to your WordPress dashboard.


  1. On the main menu to the left, click Appearance.
  2. Hover your mouse over a theme to see the Theme Details option appear. Click Theme Details
  3. Confirm that you are sure you want to delete the theme. Once you do so, the theme will be removed from your WordPress site.


  1. On the main menu to the left, click Plugins.
  2. Now that you're on the Plugins page, you will view all of the plugins you currently have installed. Locate the plugin that you would like to uninstall.
  3. If the plugin is active, you will first need to click Deactivate.
  4. Once the plugin has been deactivated, you can click Delete.
  5. You will need to confirm that you would like to delete the plugin and any data it contains.

The plugin will now be removed from your WordPress site.

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