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Daniel Muller4,479 Points
If I already have a Wordpress site can I start over and modify it with FTP? It takes me to the dashboard when I login.
When I went to mywebsite.com/wp-admin after setting up the database, it went straight to my dashboard instead of the installation process. I set the original site up when I first took the "Using Wordpress Without Coding" course, but I want to continue working on it in this lesson as well. Is that possible?
You can start over but you have to delete everything from your database via php myadmin. The reason you're seeing the dashboard is because it's still connected to a db that has content.
Delete everything out of the database. All the tables have to go. http://stackoverflow.com/questions/2189315/how-to-drop-all-table-in-mysql
Remove the contents of the .htaccess file within root. Don't delete the file if you're on CPanel. CPanel will just create another that may not be writable by the webserver.
Delete the wp-config.php file within root.