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[SOLVED] How to do a clean uninstall of Atahualpa including all DB entries?

Old Nov 20, 2013, 10:48 AM
142 posts · Apr 2009
How can one do a clean uninstall of Atahualpa, including all database entries and those meta/custom fields etc?

I imagine it should be quite simple with a single command since the settings all seem to bear the bfa_ata prefix. But what do I know about these kinds of things...
Old Nov 20, 2013, 02:13 PM
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23,739 posts · Mar 2009
OSX 10.11.5 WP 4.x Atahualpa(all) Safari, Firefox, Chrome
Might I ask 'Why?'

backup the database first
you need to issue two sql requests
delete FROM `wp_options` WHERE `option_name` like '%bfa%'
will delete all the Atahualpa options and
delete FROM `wp_postmeta` WHERE `meta_key` like '%bfa%'
should delete all the 'meta' information
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Old Nov 24, 2013, 11:54 AM
142 posts · Apr 2009
Thank you!

Edit: Oh, yes, you may ask: I closed some of my websites and changed one to a custom-made theme. And on that one there seems to be some trouble with the "meta title" custom fields and the SEO Plugin. Also, I found loads of old, unused entries in the wp_options table (obviously created by plugins I already uninstalled years ago) and thought it'd only make sense to clean up after 5 or 6 years.

Last edited by Fux; Nov 24, 2013 at 11:58 AM. Reason: Forgot to reply to question


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