Is it better to Reinstall or Reset your Site?

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Are you a user? If yes, proud yourself because runs 35% of the entire internet and you are also a part of it. 

According to the latest stats, holds more than 60% share of the global CMS market making it the most popular CMS of them all for the 7th year in a row.

The keyword “” gets googled around 2.8 million times every month. World’s largest websites including CNN, TED,,, TechCrunch, NBS and a lot powered .

Major versions of get released every 152 days on average. If you are running a small personal Blog or a large business one, you might be forced to reinstall if you ever failed to troubleshoot errors. 

If you ever want to start your site from the beginning, you have 2 options to get started. Reinstalling or Reset it. Let’s check the difference between reinstalling a site and resetting a site.  


  • You can do a reinstall within your site dashboard.
  • You have the option to uninstall and reinstall your site through FTP or through web hosting.
  • You don’t have the option to delete only plugins and themes.
  • Reinstalling through Web Hosting is a time killer


  • One Plugin like WP Reset will take care of all
  • One-click reset and you will get a completely new site
  • You have the option to delete all themes and plugins only in one click.
  • It speeds up testing and debugging providing a quick way to reset settings

What do we Recommend?

We recommend doing Reset because resetting through a Plugin gives you a more customized option rather than a traditional uninstalling and reinstall. WP Reset Plugin comes with a post-reset set up so you won’t need to manually set options or reactivate plugins and themes after a successful reset. 

If you are doing a manual reinstall or an advanced reset using plugins, better to take a complete site backup before proceeding with it.