Restore Thesis to Default Settings

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Last Updated on July 12, 2018

So this is a really brief post, but in tinkering with Thesis Theme on a test site of mine. I realized I needed to revert thesis back to its defaults. After 20 minutes of searching and playing with the database I ran across this gem on the forums via Kristarella:



  1. Simply toss it into your custom_functions.php file and upload.
  2. Load your home page.
  3. Login to WordPress and thesis will ask you to upgrade.
  4. TADA! You have the default install.

Hopefully you find this useful. Thanks to all the thesis theme designers out there and their work in the forum! This post is just as much for my future reference as it is for others. Rock and Roll and keep using thesis!

Nick Reese is a multi-passionate entrepreneur who believes anyone can transform their business and life they they’ve got guts and hustle. He’s also the co-founder of Broadband Now which aims to simplify the broadband shopping process.