Overview

The following support article demonstrates how to delete an existing theme in WordPress via Parallels Plesk. WordPress comes with a number of pre-installed default themes. If they are not being utilised by the site, it is recommended to remove them from WordPress for easy of maintenance and security. If you delete the theme currently used by your WordPress website you will remove the site.

Instructions

  1. Once logged in to Plesk, under “Websites and Domains”, click on "WordPress".
    How to delete a WordPress theme in Plesk
  2. Click the tick box on the subscription, the click “Themes”.
    How to delete a WordPress theme in Plesk
  3. Select the theme that is to be removed from the available list, then click the bin icon.
    How to delete a WordPress theme in Plesk
  4. Click “Yes” on the notification box to confirm removing the theme. The theme has now been removed.
    How to delete a WordPress theme in Plesk

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