Sometimes WordPress just stops working. When you visit your site you’re met with is a stark white page and nothing else. It’s aptly referred to as the “white screen of death.” It can be extremely frustrating and problematic ,to say the least, especially when you don’t see and PHP errors listed to tip you off as to the cause of the error. You could guess what the problem is, but that could take too long. Luckily, there are steps you can take to quickly troubleshoot the problem. In this Weekend WordPress Project, we’ll take a look at the troubleshooting process for white screen errors, which includes a bit of coding or using plugins. With these tips, your site will be back up in no time at all. Troubleshooting with Coding Your wp-config.php file in the root of your WordPress install is the key to figuring out what the problem is with your site. All you need to do is add a few lines of code to turn on debugging mode for your site. If you would like the full details on debugging your site, take a look at our post Debugging WordPress: How to Use WP_DEBUG. For now, I’ll give you the abridged version. Turning on debug mode will effectively display the list of current errors. If your site is
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