Reinstall Core WordPress Files

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How to reinstall WordPress core files


Step 1
- Download the latest version of WordPress from https://wordpress.org/download/

Step 2
- Use the cPanel File Manager to upload the WordPress zip file into the public_html folder (click here for a guide)

Step 3 - Use the cPanel File Manager to find the file titled wp-config.php and rename it to wp-config.php.real

NOTE: If you are doing this because your WordPress site is hacked, delete all files except the wp-config.php.real .htaccess and wp-content


Step 4 - Right click on the WordPress .zip file in the cPanel File Manager, extract the files and overwrite any other files if it asks


Step 5 - Delete the wp-config file in public_html then rename the wp-config.php.real file back to wp-config.php



If the steps didn't follow properly and something broke, click here for our guide on restoring your website using our automated backups




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