In today’s article, we will discuss How to Delete old Core Files from the WordPress site. These old WordPress Core Files can damage your WordPress site.
So let’s know in the details, to avoid hackers’ new technique, WordPress keeps updating its version from time to time, with some functions being useless with new WordPress version and some files become unnecessary and this update does not automatically delete old core files and hackers targeted this kind of files and hide the backdoor code in your site.
So let us know how to delete old core files in a WordPress site…
Best and easiest way to Delete old WordPress Core Files in WordPress
This plugin secure your WordPress site by checking and removing obsolete core files.
After activating the Plugin, click on Tools >> Old Core Files Option. Now, this plugin will start to show the list of all the old WP core file which are not required with the latest WordPress version. You can see in the screenshot below,
Here you will see two lists of files “existing and all”. Files inside the “Existing” tab will be old core files, and if no old WordPress core files are present on your site then nothing will appear.
But there is no “delete” button in this plugin to remove WordPress core files. So you have to manually delete it by FTP.
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