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Turn on WordPress Debugging

If your WordPress website is not loading or is experience other errors, it may be useful to turn on debug mode. This will output messages to the screen that may be useful in identifying a website issue.

Turn on WordPress Debug mode

  1. Open the file wp-config.php in your website root directory for editing
  2. Locate the line define('WP_DEBUG', false); and replace with define('WP_DEBUG', true);
  3. Save the file. Errors will now visible on your WordPress website>/li>

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Christian Mayne is a full time WordPress developer and consultant based in the UK. He runs a UK based WordPress development agency with clients all over the World. As well as WordPress development, Christian has been teaching WordPress use and development since 2014 in classroom settings and online.