One entire array of code represents every active plugin on your site. Thus, to quickly disable all plugins without using the WP Admin area, highlight the entire block of code, cut it out, and paste it into a safe, offline text file. After removing the code, click the button to save your changes and that’s it. All WordPress plugins are now deactivated (yet still installed, and with all plugin options intact). Once you are ready to re-activate your entire set of plugins, simply cut/copy & paste the preserved code back into the “active_plugins” field. Click save and done.
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- For maintenance or any other purposes, you might want to be able to know what plugins are currently active on a specific WordPress install.
- Here’s a handy snippet to get a list of active plugins in a matter of seconds.
“Simply paste this code where you want to display the active plugin list. Once saved, active plugins will be displayed.”
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