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Is it possible to delete the default Themes (Twenty Eleven, Twenty Twelve, Twenty Thirteen …) automatically … or - even better - disable the automatic re-installation on when updating WordPress?

I've read this question and i know that many consider it useful to have at least on of this themes. But i never used one of these and just want them gone ;)

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    Why do you need to do automatically? Are sure thems ll reinstalled if we update wp? I don't think so. for me once it deleted ll never appeared. – Shameem Ali Aug 2 '18 at 8:13
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My approach is to delete the default themes using ftp or your control panel file-manager once you have your site up and running.

These themes will not be re-installed when you update Wordpress, and will not show up in your update notifications.

I usually keep the TwentySixteen theme on the system as this is the fallback theme in case you have problems with your installed theme.

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The best thing you can do to "automate" the process to delete themes is to use WP-CLI, namely the delete command. like so:

$ wp theme delete twentytwelve

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