How do I delete a database?
Warning: Once a database has been deleted, there is no way to reverse the action unless you have a backup that you can restore the deleted data from. Please be aware that it is your responsibility to keep an up-to-date backup of your databases as your 123 Reg hosting package does not come with a backup service.
Th e following steps apply to Web Hosting plans purchased after July 2020 and Premium Hosting plans purchased after August 2020:
Start by logging in to your Control Panel and scroll down to ‘Web Hosting’. From there, select Manage.
On the next page, select Manage for the account you wish to use.
Select the three-dot icon for the package you want to edit. From there, choose Settings from the drop-down menu that appears.
On your dashboard, select the cPanel Admin button that appears above Settings.
Select MySQL Databases in the Databases section.
Find the database you wish to delete in the Current Databases section and select Delete from the Actions column.
Select Delete Database to confirm this.
The following steps apply to Web Hosting plans purchased before July 2020 and Premium Hosting plans purchased before August 2020:
Click on the Database link in the Web Tools section of your hosting control panel.
In the Manage Databases section tick the box for the database you wish to delete and press the Modify button.