enable PHP zip extension in cPanel

The PHP zip extension is used to read and write compressed ZIP files. Often, you will see a notice in WordPress that reads, "PHP zip is not installed or has been disabled message."

Follow these steps to enable the PHP zip extension in your cPanel web hosting:

  1. Log into your cPanel account
  2. Go to the Select PHP Version menu
  3. Click the Extensions tab
  4. Check the zip extension to enable it

Here's how you can do this task step by step.

Enable PHP zip in your cPanel hosting:

Log in to your cPanel account, then click on the Select PHP Version menu under the Software tab.

enable zip extension in cPanel web hosting
Enable zip extension in cPanel web hosting

Click on the Extensions tab to view the zip extension under the Z section as shown below.

enable PHP zip in extension cPanel

Click the box to the left of the zip extension to enable it.

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