Everybody hate errors and conflicts in WordPress. Especially beginners. Those are the frustrating moments in the blogging period. Sometimes for testing purpose, you may want to deactivate all the WordPress plugins of your blog. It will help you to troubleshoot your WordPress blog and finding the exact conflicting plugin. In this post, we will show you that how can you deactivate all WordPress plugin in a single click.
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How To Deactivate All WordPress Plugin In A Single Click?
At this time, there are 2 simple methods to do it. One is by using WordPress admin area and the other is using an FTP client. We will show you both in this tutorial.
Deactivate Plugins Using Admin Area
If you have access to your WordPress admin area, you can simply deactivate all plugins from the plugin section. For doing that, go to your WordPress plugins section.
I have got 10 active plugins there. Now, I would like to deactivate them all. Simply select all plugins from there.
From the drop-down menu, choose the deactivate option and apply the changes.
Soon, you can see all plugins got deactivated on the blog.
This is the simplest method to deactivate all plugins on a WordPress blog.
Some cases, you will lose admin access or locked out of WordPress plugin. In that case, you need to use any FTP program to deactivate those plugins. In the next step, we will show you that how can you use FTP to deactivate plugins.
Deactivate Plugins Using FTP
So, I am going to activate all plugins on the blog.
Simply log in to your website using any FTP client. Go to the wp-content folder. There you can see the plugins folder.
You need to rename it like plugins.old.
Your all plugins will be deactivated soon. Now, you may want to try accessing your WordPress admin area. It will be available.
Renaming it back to plugins will help you to activate the plugins.
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