Every now and then we get users who find themselves in a tough situation where they need to deactivate a plugin but they can’t log into the WordPress admin dashboard. We have created video tutorials covering 2 techniques that you can use to deactivate your WordPress plugins without having to log into your WP admin.
These 2 techniques will come in handy if you ever find yourself in one of the following situations:
- Installed a WordPress plugin and you get a white/blank screen when you log into your WP Admin
- Edited some PHP code from the plugin or theme editor and there was an error so you can’t access the WP Admin anymore
- Installed a WordPress security plugin that locked you out and you can’t get inside WP Admin
Deactivating WordPress Plugin Using PHPMyAdmin
Deactivating WordPress Plugin Using FTP
Another Video Showing Both the Options
Alternatively, you can watch this videos on YouTube by going to the following link:
Hopefully this video will save the day if you ever find yourself in this situation.