How to Delete a Broken WordPress Plugin – Backend

How to Delete a Broken WordPress Plugin – Backend
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In this WordPress Video Tutorial for beginners, learn step by step how to delete a corrupted WordPress Plugin. We will be using the best web design software on the market, WordPress, to make and customize our beautiful website. No coding experience is required, and we’ll teach you how to design your WordPress website easily and quickly.

What will we be learning?

We will be learning how to delete a corrupted or broken plugin in wordpress. This can be done using an FTP client or File Manager of your hosting account.

Why might you want to delete a broken wordpress plugin?

Well, if you’ve ever made changes to your wordpress website in the editor or within the settings of a plugins, you may run into various issues. The first being a frozen website, or maybe the white screen of death. Whatever the reason, you know the problem, you just may not know how to fix the issue. By deleting the plugin you can effectively remove the issue. However, the only problem is that you won’t be able to login to the backend of wordpress to do so. Therefore, we’ll show you how to delete a broken plugin when you may have no access to the backend of wordpress.

In this tutorial I showed you how to fix the settings of the iThemes Security Plugin if you ever get logged out. However, generally you would probably delete the plugin altogether rather than compress and uncompress it.

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00.20 – The various errors in wordpress.
01.04 – Identifying the problem causing plugin.
01.20 – Fixing the problem.
02.47 – Reinstalling the plugin back.


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