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How to Uninstall Buddypress?

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    edliu
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    @edliu

    Due to a lot of problems, I decided to use original WPMU instead of Buddypress but I want to know how to uninstall Buddypress. just delete the files?

    Thanks in advance.

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    nicolagreco
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    @nicolagreco

    1) deactivate the plugins

    2) removing them

    3) remove themes

    OPTIONAL:

    4) Remove wp_bp_* tables

    Say hello to BuddyPress :)

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    edliu
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    @edliu

    Thanks a lot Nicola

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    omgitsrfb
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    @omgitsrfb

    I followed the steps above:

    Deactivate the plugin

    Removed the plugin

    Removed theme from public_html/wp_content/themes and from public_html/wp_content

    I did not remove the tables from the DB.

    I can’t access mydomain.com, it’s just blank. I can however access the admin. Please help.

    Also, if I wish to re-install BP at a later date will leaving the tables from your step 4 be an issue with a new install?

    Thanks

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    omgitsrfb
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    @omgitsrfb

    ok, i got the site up and running again. could someone help me out with the last question.

    Also, if I wish to re-install BP at a later date will leaving the tables from your step 4 be an issue with a new install?

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    developdesign
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    @developdesign

    Omgitsrfb – you said your domain was just blank then site up and running. What did you do to get it working again?

    I’d also like to know if tables need to be deleted and if that will affect a re-install of BP in the future?

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    Rohan Kapoor
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    @rohan_kapoor

    He probably forgot to change the theme away from buddypress after deleting it. Leaving the tables does cause a problem, because then when you reinstall all the settings are still saved.

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