How to Enable PHP Modules in WHM

How to Enable PHP Modules in WHM

Hello friends, today we will learn about How to enable PHP modules in WHM(Web Host Manager). WordPress beginners face this problem 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 install it manually. 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’s see how we can enable it and resolve this PHP ZIP error. Follow the below steps:

STEP 1: Log in your WHM(Web Host Manager)

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

STEP 3: Customize your Default cPanel, in the below screenshot you an see that.


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

Enable PHP Modules in WHM

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

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

STEP 7: Your PHP Zip Module installed successfully.

I hope this article helped you learn about how to Enable PHP Modules in WHM. Please share your thought in below comment box.

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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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