How to Enable PHP Modules in WHM

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Hello friends, today we will learn about How to enable PHP modules in WHM(Web Host Manager). This problem WordPress beginner’s face while importing demo content on a Paid WordPress theme. Sometimes these modules are not installed/activated by default in cPanels that’s why we get the error, so we have to manually install it. Today, we are talking about this general error: PHP Zip Module.

Yesterday, one of my friends installed a theme but when he started importing Demo Content he got the below error.

Oops, Unyson Backup requires PHP Zip module but it is not enabled on your server. If you are not familiar with PHP Zip module, please contact your hosting provider.


Let see how we can enable it and resolve this PHP ZIP error. Follow the below steps:

STEP 1: Login your WHM(Web Host Manager)

STEP 2: Go to search bar and type easy. You will get EasyApache 4, click on it

STEP 3: Customize your Default cPanel, see below screenshot


STEP 4: Select the PHP Extension tab and then select the PHP version what you have set up for the website and then install(clicking the grey icon) PHP Zip module. See below screenshot


STEP 5: Once we install PHP Zip Module, click on Review, scroll down and then click Provision.

STEP 6: Once you will get ‘The provision process is complete.‘ Click on Done button.

STEP 7: Your PHP Zip Module installed successfully.



4 thoughts on “How to Enable PHP Modules in WHM”

  1. HI,
    Really helpful Thanks.

    Can you do a blog in Cpanel also: How to Enable PHP Modules in Cpanel
    Thanks again
    cheers !!!!

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