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How to reset website?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by blok601, Oct 26, 2015.

  1. blok601

    blok601 Member

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    How would I reset my website files. I messed something up and I didn't have backups. Is there any way to start fresh with new files in the root?
     
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    if you don't have anything you want to save - e.g. mail or database - just terminate account and create new.
     
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    Hedloff Well-Known Member

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    Please vote for this feature here:
    Reset account

    The only solution now is to terminate and create :/
     
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    Oh, you are not server administrator.. If you are cpanel user, simply use File Manager to delete everything inside public_html (do not touch any other folders, do not delete public_html either!).
     
  6. cPanelMichael

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    Hello :)

    It's not possible to reset an account without root access to the system. You can ask your hosting provider to complete this for you, or simply remove all files/directories that are stored within the public_html directory.

    Thank you.
     
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