The system failed to run the wp-cli batch commands


Apr 15, 2019
cPanel Access Level
Website Owner
Ok first I have a problems whis my Wordpress, who was giving me access again.

I followed a lot of tutorials but error is recurrent on several sites. what's strange is when I reinstall Wp it works but not when I import my pages and change the database.
Warning:  The system could not load some of this WordPress site’s data. Certain sections of this interface may not function correctly.
(XID g2t355) The system failed to run the wp-cli batch commands with the following issues: Cpanel::Exception::JSONParseError/(XID g45zx5) The system failed to parse the JSON stream data “Usage: php [options] [-f] [--] [args...] php [options] -r [--] [args...] php [options] [-B ] -R [-E ] [--] [args...] php [options] [-B ] -F [-E ] [--] [args...] php [options] -S : [-t docroot] php [options] -- [args...] php [options] -a -a Run interactively -c | Look for php.ini file in this directory -n No php.ini file will be used -d foo[=bar] Define INI entry foo with value 'bar' -e Generate extended information for debugger/profiler -f Parse and execute . -h This help -i PHP information -l Syntax check only (lint) -m Show compiled in modules -r Run PHP without using script tags <?..?> -B Run PHP before processing input lines -R Run PHP for every input line -F Pars” for the caller “Cpanel::WordPress::WpCli::parse_json_response” because of an error: malformed JSON string, neither tag, array, object, number, string or atom, at character offset 0 (before "Usage: php [options]...") at /usr/local/cpanel/Cpanel/ line 123. at /usr/local/cpanel/Cpanel/ line 139. Cpanel::JSON::_throw_json_error("malformed JSON string, neither tag, array, object, number, st"..., undef, SCALAR(0x25d1a90)) called at /usr/local/cpanel/Cpanel/ line 123 Cpanel::JSON::Load("Usage: php [options] [-f] [--] [args...]\x{a} php [optio"...) called at /usr/local/cpanel/Cpanel/WordPress/ line 197 Cpanel::WordPress::WpCli::parse_json_response("Usage: php [options] [-f] [--] [args...]\x{a} php [optio"...) called at /usr/local/cpanel/Cpanel/WordPress/ line 157 Cpanel::WordPress::WpCli::__ANON__() called at /usr/local/cpanel/3rdparty/perl/526/lib64/perl5/cpanel_lib/Try/ line 99 eval {...} called at /usr/local/cpanel/3rdparty/perl/526/lib64/perl5/cpanel_lib/Try/ line 90 Try::Tiny::try(CODE(0x25d1748), Try::Tiny::Catch=REF(0x111b840)) called at /usr/local/cpanel/Cpanel/WordPress/ line 166 Cpanel::WordPress::WpCli::batch("wp_dir", "/home/funkyco/", "text", "# core version returns a string that needs special handling\x{a}#"...) called at /usr/local/cpanel/Cpanel/WordPress/ line 372 Cpanel::WordPress::Instances::_load_expensive(HASH(0x2445c30), HASH(0x2534450)) called at /usr/local/cpanel/Cpanel/WordPress/ line 304 eval {...} called at /usr/local/cpanel/Cpanel/WordPress/ line 304 Cpanel::WordPress::Instances::get_instance_by_id("cPanel::Blogs::WordPress.0.1495757767") called at /usr/local/cpanel/Cpanel/API/ line 293 Cpanel::API::WordPressInstanceManager::get_instance_by_id(Cpanel::Args=HASH(0x20c59d0), Cpanel::Result=HASH(0x20c57c0)) called at /usr/local/cpanel/Cpanel/ line 302 Cpanel::API::__ANON__() called at /usr/local/cpanel/Cpanel/ line 373 eval {...} called at /usr/local/cpanel/Cpanel/ line 373 Cpanel::API::_eval_guard(Cpanel::Result=HASH(0x20c57c0), CODE(0x24b72f0)) called at /usr/local/cpanel/Cpanel/ line 302 Cpanel::API::_run_module_function(Cpanel::Args=HASH(0x20c59d0), Cpanel::Result=HASH(0x20c57c0), "WordPressInstanceManager", "get_instance_by_id") called at /usr/local/cpanel/Cpanel/ line 164 Cpanel::API::execute("WordPressInstanceManager", "get_instance_by_id", HASH(0x20c5400)) called at /usr/local/cpanel/Cpanel/ line 571 Cpanel::API::run_api_mode(HASH(0x20c5400)) called at line 251 main::script() called at line 82
And I just found that mistake if you have a solution?
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Staff member
Apr 11, 2011
Hello @axelg,

Your access level shows as "Website Owner" on your forums profile here. If that's the case, please report this issue to your web hosting provider so they can take a look. Your provider can open a support ticket with us directly if they require assistance with determining the cause of the issue.

Thank you.