WordPress toolkit allows the installation, configuration, and management of WordPress. It is available with the Lite and Delux versions. Please note that WordPress Manager deprecated from cPanel & WHM version 92.

Server Requirement:

Ensure that your server has the below-mentioned configurations to run the WordPress.

  • MySQL: 5.7 or later
  • PHP: 7.4 
  • PHP Extension: curl, dom, exif, fileinfo, hash, json, mbstring, mysqli, sodium, OpenSSL, pcre, Imagick, XML, zip, filter, gd, iconv, mcrypt, SimpleXML, xmlreader, zlib
  • Web-Server: EasyApache 4
  • cPanel & WHM Versions: 90 and newer with root access
  • PHP Memory Limit: 128MB or higher.

How to install WordPress Toolkit from WHM?

  1. Log in to your WHM Panel. 
  2. At the Security Configuration, click on the WHM MarketPlace.

Click on the Add Extention button. if not showing in list

Finally, click on the install button. 

Now, login to your cPanel, and inside Applications, you will see an option called WordPress Toolkit. From here, you can install and manage your WordPress.

Manual installation

To install the WordPress Toolkit plugin on the command line, run the following command as the root user:

sh <(curl https://wp-toolkit.plesk.com/cPanel/installer.sh || wget -O - https://wp-toolkit.plesk.com/cPanel/installer.sh)

Updates to WordPress Toolkit

Updates to the WordPress Toolkit run nightly.

To check the system’s auto-update status, run the following command as the root user:

systemctl status wp-toolkit-scheduled-tasks

To force an auto-update run, run the following command as the root user:

su wp-toolkit --shell=/bin/bash -c `/usr/bin/sw-engine -d auto_prepend_file=/usr/local/cpanel/3rdparty/wp-toolkit scripts/scheduled-task-prepend-file.php /usr/local/cpanel/3rdparty/wp-toolkit/plib/scripts/instances-auto-update.php`

Troubleshoot WordPress Toolkit

The log files for the WordPress Toolkit reside in the /usr/local/cpanel/3rdparty/wp-toolkit/var/logs/ directory.

To troubleshoot the WordPress Toolkit, run the following command, where filename represents the log file’s name:

grep -A1 ERROR /usr/local/cpanel/3rdparty/wp-toolkit/var/logs/filename.log

Uninstall WordPress Toolkit

To uninstall the WordPress Toolkit plugin on the command line, run the following command as the root user:

rpm -e wp-toolkit-cpanel

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