In this tutorial, we will show you how to remove the BoldGrid Inspirations website builder plugin from your WordPress website. Inspirations is designed to get you online fast by installing a WordPress theme, a WordPress page builder plugin, starter content, and making some site-design menu items more prominent in your WordPress Dashboard. Once you’re done with designing your website, you’re free to remove the Inspirations plugin.
What will change if I delete BoldGrid Inspirations?
If you like your theme and content, you can keep it.
Uninstalling BoldGrid Inspirations will not change the way your site currently looks to visitors (as long as you don’t change the theme), and it will not remove any of your posts, pages, or images.
You can change your Theme.
Your site’s appearance will be different in a different theme, in this example after switching from BoldGrid Swifty to Twenty Twenty, but your content and images will remain.
Your WordPress Dashboard menus will revert to default.
Inspirations changes some of your main menu items in the WordPress Dashboard. Notably, you’ll see the Appearance menu instead of Customize to make changes to your theme, and Blog Posts will simply be called Posts. You can also revert to the default Dashboard menus without removing the plugin.
You’ll lose access to the BoldGrid Connect Search stock photography library.
You will still keep any images that you have previously purchased in BoldGrid Connect Search.
You’ll be able to edit the Attribution page.
The Attribution page was automatically maintained by Inspirations. Keep in mind that you may be using images from BoldGrid Connect Search that require attribution to their authors.
Uninstalling BoldGrid Inspirations
- Log into your WordPress Dashboard.
- Click the Plugins link in the navigation menu.
- You will see your plugins listed. Roll your mouse over the BoldGrid Inspirations plugin and click the Deactivate link to disable the plugin.
- Once BoldGrid Inspirations has been deactivated roll your mouse over it again and click the Delete link if you want to completely remove it.
- A pop-up message will ask “Are you sure you want to delete BoldGrid Inspirations and its data?” Click the OK button to remove the BoldGrid plugin.
- Repeat steps 4-7 if you have any additional BoldGrid plugins you want to delete.
- Optional: Change your Theme
Navigate to Appearance -> Themes.
- You will see all your installed WordPress themes listed. Roll your mouse over one that is not associated with BoldGrid such as the default “Twenty Seventeen” theme, then click the Activate button. You will see a message stating “New theme activated.”
Congratulations, now you know how to uninstall the BoldGrid Inspirations plugin!
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