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Can I delete folders and file marked -old in wordpress? See pic

Discussion in 'Web Design' started by Scorpion Ghost, Aug 21, 2015.

  1. Scorpion Ghost

    Scorpion Ghost Senior Member

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    In my cPanel -> File manager I have these files like in the picture below:

    9999.png

    So you see those 3 Folders? They are empty. And that file there has this inside of it:

    Code:
    <?php
    // Silence is golden.
    And by the way, the other index.php has the exact same thing in it...

    So my question is, if I delete those 3 empty folders and that 1 file - All the ones marked "OLD," is it okay? Like, it won't cause any problems on my website if I delete those, right?
     
  2. Scorpion Ghost

    Scorpion Ghost Senior Member

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  3. ChanzGrande

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    Seems like an upgrade that wasn't exactly completely cleaned up. There is no cause to keep those files on hand, so yes you can delete them if you want to ... don't delete any of the files that don't have the .old as an extension as they are part of your current wordpress installation.
     
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  4. scottbd

    scottbd Registered Member

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    Save them to your computer, delete them and see if it effects anything. If your site does not function correctly, put them back. My guess is that they are backup files from edits, so you should be fine.
     
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  5. Scorpion Ghost

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    All right, thought so. Thanks guys.
     
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