How to Enable PHP Zip Extension in cPanel

Enable PHP Zip Extension

Website speed is really very important in terms of site performance, usability, SEO ranking. To optimize your website, you need PHP zip to be installed on the server, to hold compressed PHP files. Sometimes, you may also encounter an error that PHP zip-archive library is missing or disabled. In this tutorial, I will share a step-by-step guide to enable PHP zip extension in cPanel. So, let’s get started.

Step 1: Log in to your cPanel

Login to cPanel and go to PHP PEAR Package. Type Zip in the search bar.

Step 2: Install PHP Zip Extension

Now, you will find Archive_Zip. Click on install to continue.

Step 3: Change the PHP Version and Enable PHP Zip Extension

Change to PHP version to anything that is not native and click on “Set as Current”

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In this tutorial, you have learned to enable PHP zip extension in Cpanel. Hurray, you have successfully enabled PHP zip extension. If you have any doubt, feel free to comment below. Also, you can join our elite Facebook group to get direct help from me. If you like this article, please share this article on your social media handle.


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