The optional module, mod_xml, is not installed, or has been disabled

Last Revised: October 2, 2021

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

The optional module, mod_xml, is not installed, or has been disabled.
The optional module, mod_xml, is not installed, or has been disabled.

Shared Hosting

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

VPS / Dedicated

By default, PHP when installed natively incorporates the PHP xml extension.

cPanel Control Panel

If you have cPanel/WHM control panel, you can install PHP xml from the Software/EasyApache/Customize section.

Once there, in the PHP Extensions section you can search for “xml” and activate the corresponding options.

Panel de control Plesk

By default, PHP when installed natively incorporates the PHP xml extension.


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