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How to Fix WordPress Sites Within Minutes With the Free Emergency Recovery Script

Find out why this tool is a must-have, whether you are a beginner or advanced web developer

If you are looking for a quick and efficient solution to all the problems that you can encounter on your WordPress website or blog, then you are in the right place. Here you will learn more about our new addition to WP Reset that will save your time.

What is the Emergency Recovery Script?

Webfactory created the Emergency Recovery Script, which is a standalone PHP script. They created it so that it can operate independently from WordPress, and because of that, you can use it to address various problems on your WordPress site. This file can come in handy if you are unable to log in to your site or if your site does not run properly and throws out errors.

In what situations can this tool help?

When downloading new WordPress upgrades or any plugin update, they can often mess up your whole WordPress website or blog. Because of that, it makes it complicated and difficult to get a good workflow. Because of these problems, it is often impossible to reach your website or blog, which can create a lot of problems. And in case that happens to you, you will need to spend a considerable amount of time in order to fix it.

So rather than spending quality time on self-debugging or paying professionals to do that for you, use the Emergency Recovery Script to download and reinstall Core Files, reset your WordPress, or load snapshots if WP Reset was previously used. There are various other situations in which this tool would come in handy. If you have reset your email password, but the mail has not yet come, or you cannot open the administrator dashboard due to the white screen of death, or you are not sure if essential WP files are compromised, then this tool is just for you.

By following this link, you can see how easy using this tool can be and how certain situations can be resolved quickly.

A list of all the tools available in the Emergency Recovery Script

Emergency Recovery Script Tools

  • WordPress Information

With the WordPress Information tool, you can see helpful search details and summaries about your WordPress website or blog. With it, you can analyze everything in front of you to try and troubleshoot your website or blog. Also, you will get access to information such as domain access details, URL, and many more.

  • Server Information

Sever Information also contains helpful details and summaries about your WordPress website or blog, but from within the script. For example, it can be used to determine if the problem that occurred is server-sided.

  • Core Files

Just by looking at this tools’ name, you can say what it is about. With it, you can go through all the essential core files present on your WordPress profile, and it will notify you or correct any changes made to it. But that is not all. With it, you can also find everything that does not belong to any tools or plugins and delete them quickly. Deleting them will not create unnecessary damage to your website or blog, as you will be able to reinstall them automatically. Also, it is crucial to keep in mind that this tool will not go through theme and update files.

Emergency Recovery Script Core Files

  • Reset WordPress

With this excellent feature, you can easily, with just one click, reset everything on your WordPress websites or blogs. I repeat – everything. It is perfect for solving all your problems on your WordPress account, and it is perhaps the most effective and most potent weapon that you may have. When restarting, you can only save themes, plugins, and uploads, but not your database and user accounts.

  • Snapshots

With the feature called Snapshots, you can easily reload snapshots that WP Reset has made. You can try out a variety of tools or plugins to see which ones work best for you, and then you can quickly revert them to previous ones if you do not like the change.

Emergency Recovery Script Snapshots Tool

  • Plugins and themes toggling

The name of this feature says it all. With it, you can easily change your plugins and themes on websites or blogs by toggling between disabled and activated plugins and themes. All you need to do is find what you like and play with this feature to see what will best suit you and your website or blog.

Emergency Recovery Script Themes Tool

  • Options – Coming soon

This feature has not been added as of yet but should see the light of day in a few months. With it, you will be able to edit any and all WP options. If the option is stored in the wp_options table, you will be able to easily modify it to your needs.

  • User Privileges & Roles

With the feature User Privileges & Roles, you can fix and reset all privileges and roles to your WP account. This is great if you have problems with logging in as a visitor. Emergency Recovery Script should reset and automatically rearrange them instantly, but sometimes it can lead to some minor issues. But do not worry about that as the next feature is going to help you out with that.

  • Administrator Account

If Users Privileges & Roles reset has failed you, then try using the feature named Administrator Account. It will help you with any profile-related issues that you are having with just one click. All you need to do is create a new administrator profile from within the script, and voila, you will be able to access WP as an administrator again.

Emergency Recovery Script User Privileges & Roles & Administrator Account Tool

  • WordPress URLs

Sometimes you may encounter login issues when changing your WordPress URLs. Problems like these usually occur when a website is moved from HTTP to HTTPS without a legitimate SSL certificate. To solve such problems, the emergency recovery script will allow you to easily change the URLs.

  • Delete or Reset .htaccess

With .htaccess editing, you can create high-level configurations of your websites or blogs without changing and editing the files on the server. And since you will have to fiddle with code, making any minor or major mistake while editing the .htaccess files can result in a white screen of death or error. With Delete or Reset .htaccess, you can thoroughly uninstall the file and quickly reinstall it. This tool is excellent if you are familiar with code and how to edit it because, with it, you will have the freedom to experiment and make mistakes without creating any major setback.

Emergency Recovery Script Delete or Reset .htaccess & Disable WordPress Maintenance Mode Tool

  • Disable WordPress Maintenance Mode

WordPress immediately enters maintenance mode for a couple of minutes whenever you update themes, extensions, or the core file. But, if you have a problem with exiting maintenance mode, this tool will solve that with ease. Just click the exit maintenance mode button, and the emergency recovery script will force WordPress out of maintenance mode.

How do I get the Emergency Recovery Script?

This fantastic tool can be found on the WP Resets website and downloaded for free at any time. Since this is a script designed for use with WP Reset, there are features that you will not be able to use without it. As a result, we also suggest WP Reset so that the script can operate to its full potential. For example, if you have WP Reset, you will be able to return a specific snapshot in a matter of seconds from within the script.

WP Reset

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Emergency Recovery Script safe?

Of course, it is safe! This script will ask you for your unique password in order to access your site. And the script will not do anything without your permission.  This ensures security and protection from harmful data and other malicious users.

Is Emergency Recovery Script free?

Yes, it is free, and there are no registration fees or other unexpected expenses. The only issue that comes to mind is that you will need WP Reset in order to have access to all the tools that this script provides. All you need to know about WP Reset is available on their website.

How to install Emergency Recovery Script?

After visiting the official Emergency Recovery Script website, all you have to do is download it. Once you do that, you will get a unique password and file name that you will use to log in to the recovery script. What you need to do next is log in to your server using cPanel or FTP and install ERS in the main root folder. After you do that, you can access it by typing into your browser. After that, you will have to log in with the password, and that is all.


This free tool is a must-have for any beginner or advanced web developer due to its large number of features and tools. Since it is free, anyone who has their own WordPress page should have the Emergency Recovery Script just in case. And since you are going to use the script, you will not make a mistake if you get the whole WP Reset package, which will provide you with even more features.