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    Do I delete MySQL Tables with fresh WordPress install?

    Hi and thanks for reading this.

    Let's say I have a 100% backup of my WordPress blog complete with SQL tables etc.

    If a disaster happened, is it the safe thing to delete the previous hacked SQL Database?

    Would I then create a new SQL Database with the same passwords as before so the saved version can read the new database?

    There are many plugins that do this for you but I am unclear as to whether the SQL Tables themselves should be deleted and whether new passwords should be created.

    Thanks!
    Last edited by listerdl; 06-27-2013 at 04:35 AM.


 

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