The phpMyAdmin is a tool written in PHP to handle the administration of MySQL over the web. Databases that should be created in cPanel, but phpMyAdmin can drop databases, create/alter tables, delete/edit/add fields, execute any SQL statement, manage keys on fields, and export data into various formats.

 In most of the case, the FTP is the easiest method to disable the WordPress plugin, if you are not able to log in your dashboard. You can also disable the WordPress plugin via phpMyadmin.

In this tutorial will help the user to disable the plugins with help of PhpMyAdmin, follow the below steps.

Step 1: Log into the cPanel with valid credentials.

Step 2: Go to Database sections and navigate to PhpMyAdmin option.

Step 3: Once open the PhpMyAdmin, select the WordPress site’s database from the options on the left sidebar.

Step 4: Next, open the wp_options table and you will see the available table entries.

Step 5: Search the active_plugin entry in the option_name column, click the edit button.

Step 6: once the edit interface open, enter a:0:{} in the option_value box and click GO.

That’s it, Now all the plugins on your website will now be deactivated, if you needed, you can go to the plugin area in your WordPress dashboard and manually reactivate the plugin.

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