The required module, json, is not installed, or has been disabled

Last Revised: October 2, 2021

If in your WordPress Site Health panel you see the message The required module, json, is not installed, or has been disabled, you have the possibility to correct it with some changes.

The required module, json, is not installed, or has been disabled.
The required module, json, is not installed, or has been disabled.

Shared Hosting

In case you have your website with WordPress on a shared hosting, you will need to contact your provider and ask them to activate the PHP json extension.

VPS / Dedicated

If you have access to your VPS or dedicated server, you will need to install the PHP json extension.

Ubuntu / Debian

apt install php-json

CentOS / RHEL

yum install php-json

cPanel Control Panel

If you have cPanel/WHM control panel, installing PHP should automatically install the PHP json extension.

Panel de control Plesk

If you have a Plesk (Service Provider View) control panel, installing PHP should automatically install the PHP json extension.


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