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How to Disable a WordPress Plugin via cPanel

Follow these steps to disable a WordPress plugin via cPanel:

 

1. Log in to your cPanel account.
How to Disable a WordPress Plugin via cPanel

 

2. Under the Files section, click File Manager.
How to Disable a WordPress Plugin via cPanel

 

3. Navigate to the website folder where the WordPress installation is. (Most commonly public_html.)
How to Disable a WordPress Plugin via cPanel

 

4. Click on the wp-content folder.
How to Disable a WordPress Plugin via cPanel

 

5. Click on the plugins folder.
How to Disable a WordPress Plugin via cPanel

 

6. Right-click the plugin folder you wish to disable, then click Rename.
How to Disable a WordPress Plugin via cPanel

 

7. This pop-up box will appear. Add ‘.old’ into the new file name, then click Rename File. (To reactivate the plugin, rename it again and remove ‘.old’.)
How to Disable a WordPress Plugin via cPanel