Find The Database Name
- In cPanel, locate the "Files" section, and select "File Manager".
- Select "Web Root (public_html)" and check the box labeled "Show Hidden Files (dotfiles)".
- Select "Go".
- Find the wp-config.php file. Â It will be located in the directory that you have installed WordPress to.
- Right click wp-config.php and choose "Code Edit".
- In the popup window, select "Edit".
- Find the database name; it will look like this. Â It is the bolded portion.
- In cPanel, select "phpMyAdmin".
- Find the database in the list on the left side of the screen. Â Select it.
- Click "wp_options".
- Find the "option_name" column. Â There is a line called "active_plugins". Â Click "Edit" next to that line. Â Find and copy the section of text that looks like this, then delete it:
- Save the copied text locally.
- Click "Go".
You have now disabled the plugins. Â You should now be able to log in to the WordPress Dashboard without problems. Â To determine which specific plugin was causing the issue, re-add each plugin one at a time from your Dashboard, refreshing your blog in your browser after each one is added. Â When you get an error, the last plugin you added is the one causing it.