Deleting a post or page in WordPress is a straightforward process that can help you keep your website organized and up-to-date. In this tutorial, we'll walk you through the steps to delete a post or page in WordPress.
Step 1: Log in to your WordPress Dashboard
To delete a post or page in WordPress, you'll need to log in to your WordPress dashboard. Enter your login credentials and click on the "Log In" button to proceed.
Step 2: Navigate to the Posts or Pages section
Once you're logged in, navigate to the "Posts" or "Pages" section of the dashboard, depending on what you want to delete.
Step 3: Select the post or page you want to delete
In the list of posts or pages, find the post or page you want to delete and click on its title to open it.
Step 4: Delete the post or page
Once you're on the post or page editor screen, look for the "Move to Trash" button on the right-hand side of the screen. Click on this button to delete the post or page.
If you accidentally deleted a post or page, you can still retrieve it from the trash. To do this, go to the "Trash" section in the "Posts" or "Pages" menu, find the post or page you want to restore, and click on the "Restore" button.
If you would like the post or page permanently deleted from "Trash", click on the "Empty Trash" button or click on the "Delete Permanently" link when hovering over the post or page in the list.
Please note, when using the "Empty Trash" button, all posts or pages currently in the trash will be permanently deleted.
Deleting a post or page from the trash is irreversible. There is no way to recover the data once it is removed unless you have a backup of your database. Due to this, it is incredibly important to back up your database regularly.
And that's it! By following these simple steps, you can easily delete a post or page in WordPress and keep your website organized and up-to-date. Note that deleting a post or page is permanent, so be sure to double-check before clicking the "Move to Trash" button.