If you are want to remove unused active plugins and can’t access your administrative panel of wordpress then you can do this for removing unused plugins from your wordpress website or blog. This is a very simple
and everyone can do this. The second reason for removing plugins from your wordpress is sometimes when we install new plugins on our wordpress blog or website our website crashed by installing these plugins the we need to uninstall plugins. In this post I will tell about how you can remove or activate wordpress plugins from your database by using phpMyAdmin.
Every website running on a database that is MySql database with PHP. So if you are going to deactivate plugins from your database then you need to know about MySql you can edit, update, remove MySql database by using phpMyAdmin. PhpMyadmin is a MySql Database management tool. In this tool you will get all the tables using by your wordpress blog.
HOW TO KNOW WHICH DATABASE USED IN YOUR WEBSITE:
If you could not know the name of your wordpress database and want to activate or deactivate plugins from your database then you need to know the name of your wordpress database. For know the name of your wordpress database name use the following steps.
download the file name is wp-config.php by using ftp server you will get it from the root of your wordpress installation directory. After download this file open it by using any text editor such as Notepad++ or you can use your favorite text editor. Now find DB_NAME command on this file after this code you will get your database in “” code.
OPEN YOUR DATABASE IN PHPMYADMIN:
Open your Hosting panel by using username and password provided by hosting at the time of order. Now go to the database section and find your database and then click on phpMyAdmin at the front of your database or you can open phpMyadmin directly by clicking on phpMyAdmin icon in your hosting panel. Now select your database name open it by using phpMyAdmin.
WHERE THE PLUGINS ARE ACTIVATED:
Open your database by using phpMyAdmin and then click on wp-options table under your database. Now press the ctrl+F button on your browser for finding activate plugins row under the wp-options table. Here you can see all the plugins name with the id that are activated on your wordpress website. Now you can deactivate the plugins by deleting the code or you can activate plugins from here. Thanks for reading this post please get in touch with this post for getting more stuffs like this.
WordPress is Blogging application that available for free if you are using a Windows Hosting for your wordpress blog and install few new applications and activate them sometimes our website crashed and we will see a message like this “The Website under maintenance please try after sometime” by these plugins and then we need to deactivate them from our wordpress blog for loosing any visitor from our website. You can use the above trick for deactivating the plugins.
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Arvind Singh is a Web Developer / Blogger and Also a Youtuber. He Explores what’s possible with WordPress, Blogger, Mobile Phones, Web Development and shares his Knowledge with the Readers.