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Posted November 9, 2021 120 views
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Hello I need help to remove WP3 total cache plugin on my WordPress site it has kick me out when activating it or any where how can I remove by myself? I have try to find out but nothing works. Another company they provide CPanel for user to manage but this i can’t find out. so i need your help.

thank you

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Hello, @lejoungphally

You can easily disable the W3-Total-Cache plugin using the WP-Cli tool from the command line. We have an article that can help you get familiar with the tool which you can check here:

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-use-wp-cli-v2-to-manage-your-wordpress-site-from-the-command-line

You can navigate to the Activating and Deactivating Plugins part of the tutorial.

To list all of your plugins navigate to your WordPress install directory and execute:

  • wp plugin list

To reactivate any plugin execute:

  • wp plugin deactivate w3-total-cache

The other option will be to rename the W3-Total-Cache directory in your wp-content/plugins folder, but this can be used as a last resort option due to the fact it can mess up the database or not actually disable the plugin successfully.

Hope that this helps!
Regards,
Alex

by Ayooluwa Isaiah
In this tutorial, you'll use many of the features of WP-CLI and discover how it can fit into your workflow. You'll cover common operations such as managing plugins and themes, creating content, working with the database, and updating WordPress. The capabilities of WP-CLI go beyond this tutorial; however, you'll be able to transfer how to work with thes more common options to other WP-CLI features.

Hi @lejoungphally,

I’ll recommend using wp-cli. wp-cli is a tool that helps you manage your WordPress website from your terminal. It can activate/deactivate plugins and themes + it can check your website for any potential issues, create new users and so on.

I’ll urge you to check it out here:

https://wp-cli.org/

It has documentation on how you can use it and how to install it.

Additionally, you can check DigitalOcean’s tutorial on the mater here:

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-use-wp-cli-v2-to-manage-your-wordpress-site-from-the-command-line

It’s explained pretty good on how to use it.

For your example, you can try something like

wp plugin deactivate w3-total-cache

Anyway, see if that helps.

by Ayooluwa Isaiah
In this tutorial, you'll use many of the features of WP-CLI and discover how it can fit into your workflow. You'll cover common operations such as managing plugins and themes, creating content, working with the database, and updating WordPress. The capabilities of WP-CLI go beyond this tutorial; however, you'll be able to transfer how to work with thes more common options to other WP-CLI features.