Articles of white screen of death

How to make my plugin code die gracefully

I’ve set up a class for my function, and I’d like to implement some form of error handling. But I’m new to this error handling lark. Can I set_error_handler to only show certain messages (and can these be as wordpress alerts in the admin section)? And if there is a fatal error in my plugin […]

White screen of death only in wp-admin

I’m able to log into the website but the moment after login, I get a white screen in wp-admin. I can still access the website and it shows that I am logged in with the toolbar at the top of each page but whenever I venture off into wp-admin, I’m met with a white screen. […]

Blank/White Screen on Frontend but Accessible backend?

I have this issue, where I can’t access the frontend without a blank page anymore. It drives me crazy. The backend seems to be up just fine, but the frontend is white. When trying to chose another theme (twentyten) this one also returns white, already in the preview. I’ve turned on debug in wp-config after […]

Steps to debug on a blank screened wordpress install

I’ve been given an old WordPress installation to setup on a new server. After setting wp-config.php and the values for the URLs in the db, wp_options.siteurl and wp_options.home (the usual process I do for something like this) I just get a blank screen on Safari, on Chrome I get The website encountered an error while […]

Recommend a guide to catching plugin errors, please?

I’m working on a small plugin and on some WP installations it throws up the white screen of death. I’m new to this, and would like to know if there is a decent guide out to there (so far my googling over the white screen of death hasn’t turned up anything for developers), or some […]

Does wordpress have an error log?

I accidentally removed a bunch of plugin folders. I restored them all directly after, but since then my site is completely blank. Can’t see anything, it’s just white. I’m not sure what to do, but looking at a log file seems like a good start. Is there one?

wp-admin blank in a clean install of WordPress on PHP 5.4

A clean install of WordPress 3.4.2 is giving a blank screen when logging into the admin panel. This is due to the following resources not loading in Chrome: GET /wp-admin/ /wp-admin/:32 GET /wp-admin/load-styles.php?c=0&dir=ltr&load=wp-jquery-ui-dialog&ver=3.4.2 /wp-admin/:32 GET /wp-admin/load-scripts.php?c=0&load=jquery,utils&ver=3.4.2 /wp-admin/:32 GET /wp-admin/load-styles.php?c=0&dir=ltr&load=admin-bar,wp-admin&ver=3.4.2 /wp-admin/:26 GET /wp-admin/load-scripts.php?c=0&load=admin-bar,hoverIntent,common,jquery-color,wp-ajax-response,wp-lists,quicktags,jquery-query,admin-comments,jquery-ui-core,jquery-ui-widget,jquery-ui-mouse,jquery-ui-sortable,postbox,dashboard,thickbox,plugin-install,media-upload,word-count,jquery-ui-resizable,jquery-ui-draggable,jquery-ui-button,jquery-ui-position,jquery-ui-dialog,wpdialogs,wplink,wpdialogs-popup&ver=3.4.2 /wp-admin/:32 However, visiting these links directly returns the contents as normal. There are […]

The famous WordPress white screen of death

Like mentioned in the title, i think this is by far one problem Automattic or WordPress team cannot solve until no matter what version WordPress will go in future. In this question, i am focusing to the white screen of death that i get whenever i want to activate certain plugins. I am developing a […]

Activate a plugin through PHPMyAdmin or FTP?

I’ve just disabled a plugin on my site and it’s now giving me the dreaded white screen of death. I know the site will be fine if I reactivate the plugin. Is there a way to manually activate a plugin through PHPMyAdmin or over FTP?

Custom post type – posts list – white screen of death

i am getting a weird error – white screen in the list of posts for a specific Custom post type (just for that one) tried deactivating all the plugins tried checking for error (debugging = true) Still nothing the page just doesnt echos anything… (nothing in source too) I am talking about such a url […]