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How to Disable Plugins through cPanel or FTP Access?

In WordPress, plugins makes the job very easy. WordPress brought a change that there is no need of coding to design or to develop a website. It is the simple way to update contents and to design a website. Few years back, to integrate something new we must have coding knowledge or else we must edit some core theme files. If you do anything wrong, then it will collapse the entire website. But nowadays you can find more plugins to configure the changes whatever you want. So plugins making the changes so easy and it is safe to do.

Why we need to Disable Plugins through cPanel or FTP?

Sometimes you may face issues in logging into your WordPress dashboard. Due to some improper updates and cache issues site may not load, so during that time it is difficult to login into the website. During that time, it is not possible to design the entire website from the start so you must do something to check whether the website issue is getting sorted. During the critical time you must try to disable plugins through cPanel or FTP.

How to Disable Plugins through cPanel?

  • You must have cPanel Access to make the changes.
  • Login into your cPanel Dashboard
  • Go to file manager.
  • Go to public_html -> wp-content -> plugin
  • To disable the plugin you must select the folder with plugin name & just rename it as disable or some other words.

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How to Disable Plugins through FTP?

  • Login into your FTP Account using the access details.
  • Go to public_html -> wp-content -> plugin
  • To disable the plugin you must select the folder with plugin name & just rename it as disable or some other words.

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How to check by disabling the Plugins?

Just rename the plugin one by one and check whether the site is loading fine or not. Also don’t check the plugins randomly. Just make sure you disabling the cache or security plugins during the start. Because security and cache plugins alone will restrict the access. If you still facing this issue, then get support from the web hosting provider to recover your website at the earliest.