If your plugin is not in use or you wish to deactivate it, you can do this from the WordPress admin dashboard. You can also delete deactivated plugins.
Login to your WordPress admin dashboard.
Under the dashboard menu, hover your mouse over Plugins
and then click on Installed Plugins
If you want to deactivate the Hello Dolly
plugin, click on Deactivate
, which appears at the bottom of the Hello Dolly text.
How to Delete a Plugin in WordPress?
Once a plugin is deactivated, the delete option will appear.
Go to the Installed Plugins
list and click on the Delete
link, which shows at the bottom of the deactivated plugins name. It will display a confirmation. Press OK
and the plugin will be removed.