How to Reinstall WordPress without losing data Step By Step

(Last Updated On: August 9, 2019)

Reinstall WordPress without losing data Step By Step if your WordPress website hacked or infected with the virus

Reinstall WordPress without losing data Step By Step


Step1. login to your cPanel account and download your WordPress website database from backup

Step2. Login to cPanel> File Manager > Public_html and download wp-config.php file

Step3. compress the wp-content folder and download


Step4. Now contact your hosting provider and format your full cPanel account ( do not submit a request if you don’t have your website backup )

after cPanel reset please log in to softaculous apps installer and reinstall your WordPress and restore your database, wp-config.php file and wp-content folder that’s it


  1. Aadarsh Roy Reply

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