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Wix Owner App: How to Delete or Restore a Site

You have the option to remove any websites you're no longer using right from the Wix Owner app. When you delete a website, it's taken off the internet, and you won't be able to make changes to it anymore. However, if you change your mind, you can bring it back within 90 days. After 90 days, the website will be gone for good.



Check out this article to learn how to:



Deleting a site


When you're taking a website off the Wix Owner app, you have a few choices. You can either make it invisible in your list of sites, send it to the trash folder, or get rid of it completely. Remember, if you choose to permanently delete a website, you can't get it back.


If you move a website to the trash folder, you have up to 90 days to change your mind and restore it. If you don't restore the website within these 90 days, it will then be permanently deleted.


To remove a website in the Wix Owner app, just follow these steps:


  1. Open the Wix Owner app and find your website.

  2. At the top of the screen, tap the drop-down to see your list of sites.

  3. Click on the "More Actions" icon  at the top right corner.

  4. Select "Edit site list."

  5. Next to the website you want to remove, tap the "More Actions" icon  again.

  6. You now have two options:

    1. Hide from list: Your site won't show up in your list of sites anymore.

    2. Move your site to the trash: Your site will be in the trash folder, where you can either permanently delete it or restore it later.

      1. Tap "Move to trash."

      2. Confirm by tapping "Move to Trash."

    3. If you want to delete a site permanently: Remember, this will erase all data related to the site, and you can't undo this action.

      1. Tap "Trash" at the top.

      2. Next to the site you want to delete, tap the "More Actions" icon.

      3. Select "Delete."

      4. Confirm by tapping "Yes, delete."



Restoring a site from the trash


If you decide you want to bring back a website you previously deleted, it's easy to restore it from the trash. Just go to your list of sites, and you'll find the option to recover the site you removed.


Note: Remember that if you've permanently deleted a site, it's not possible to restore it. Once a site is permanently removed, it's gone for good.



To restore a site from the trash:


To get a website back from the trash in the Wix Owner app, follow these steps:


  1. Open the Wix Owner app and navigate to your site.

  2. At the top of the screen, tap the drop-down to access your list of sites.

  3. Click on the "More Actions" icon  at the top right.

  4. Select "Edit site list."

  5. Tap on "Trash" to view deleted sites.


Edit Site List

  1. Next to the site you want to bring back, tap the "More Actions" icon  again.

  2. Choose "Restore."

  3. Confirm your choice by tapping "Restore" again.



FAQs


Find out more information about how to delete or restore your website using the Wix Owner app. This section is designed to help you understand the process and provide answers to common queries.


Can site visitors still view my site if I move it to the trash folder?


Moving your website to the trash folder means that it will no longer be accessible, whether you're trying to reach it from a desktop computer or a mobile device.


Will my site always be available to restore from the trash folder?


After you've moved a website to the trash folder, you have a window of 90 days to restore it. If you don't bring the site back within these 90 days, it will be permanently removed.


Why can't I move my Premium site to trash?


You can't move a website with a Premium plan to the trash folder. If you want to do this, you need to first cancel the Premium plan or transfer it to a different website in your account.


How can I permanently delete my information from the Wix databases?


If you want all your account information to be permanently removed from Wix's databases, you can send a request to delete your account using the Wix Owner app.

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