This tutorial assumes you are already logged in to your Joomla admin panel.
Deleted articles are sent to the trash manager where you can either delete them completely or restore them.
First let's see how to delete an article.
1) Go to Content.
2) Then click Article Manager.
3) Click the checkboxes next to the articles you want to delete.
4) Then click Trash.
Now go to the Trash Manager.
5) Click Content.
6) Then Article Trash.
7) To restore an article, select the box.
8) Click Restore.
9) Click Restore.
10) Click OK to confirm.
The restored articles have now returned to their original places but are unpublished.
Let's delete the remaining article below.
11) Click Delete.
12) Click Delete again.
The article has now been permanently deleted from the database and cannot be recovered.
Let's see how to re-publish the article we restored earlier.
13) Go to Content.
14) And click Article Manager.
15) Select the restored article.
16) Click Publish.
That's it! You now know how to use the Trash Manager in Joomla.