Working w/ WordPress
Importing/Exporting, Customizing and Troubleshooting
It’s me…
Jean Felisme
WordPress Designer and Developer
@jfeliweb
jean@bizdotsmedia.com
bizdotsmedia.co | jeanfelisme.com
You did it!!!!
 Domain
 Hosting
 WordPress
 Theme
 Plugin
...Now What?
The Good Stuff!
Before you start...
Things to Know...
● Basic Knowledge of HTML and CSS
● Text Editor
● Local Development | Development Si...
Site Backup
• Why you should backup?
• Manually Backup your site.
• Plugin to use to backup. (BackupBuddy)
• Content Backu...
Import/Export Content
Importing Types
From other sites
o Tumblr
o Blogger
o WordPress
etc…
Import/Export Content
Export
Customizing
Walkthrough of...
• Reading Settings
• Appearance Editor
o Theme Options CSS
Fields
• Child Theme
Customizing
Child Theme
Child Theme Folder
○ style.css
Reading settings...
Appearance Editor
Troubleshooting
 Stay Calm
 What was the last action
performed before receiving the
error?
 Check Backups
Ohh Noo!
Troubleshooting
Syntax Error
Why?
● Plugin Update
● Code Snippets
● Memory Limit
The Fix
FTP to file
○ rename plugin
○ undo change file
Troubleshooting
Syntax Error
Troubleshooting
White Screen of Death
Why?
Most times its an exhausted the memory limit
• Cause by Plugin(s)
• Cause by Th...
Troubleshooting
Demo of fixing the White Screen of Death
● Disable Plugins
● Switch to Default Theme
○ Increase Memory lim...
Resources
WordPress Codex (codex.wordpress.org)
WordPress Forums (wordpress.org/support/)
WPBeginner (www.wpbeginner.com)
...
Questions?
email: jean@BizDotsMedia.com
twitter: @jfeliweb
websites: BizDotsMedia.co | JeanFelisme.com
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Working with WordPress - Importing Exporting Customizing and Troubleshooting

  1. 1. Working w/ WordPress Importing/Exporting, Customizing and Troubleshooting
  2. 2. It’s me… Jean Felisme WordPress Designer and Developer @jfeliweb jean@bizdotsmedia.com bizdotsmedia.co | jeanfelisme.com
  3. 3. You did it!!!!  Domain  Hosting  WordPress  Theme  Plugin ...Now What? The Good Stuff!
  4. 4. Before you start... Things to Know... ● Basic Knowledge of HTML and CSS ● Text Editor ● Local Development | Development Site www.mamp.info OR serverpress.com ● A Cool Head ● Backup Everything
  5. 5. Site Backup • Why you should backup? • Manually Backup your site. • Plugin to use to backup. (BackupBuddy) • Content Backup (Import/Export)
  6. 6. Import/Export Content Importing Types From other sites o Tumblr o Blogger o WordPress etc…
  7. 7. Import/Export Content Export
  8. 8. Customizing Walkthrough of... • Reading Settings • Appearance Editor o Theme Options CSS Fields • Child Theme
  9. 9. Customizing Child Theme Child Theme Folder ○ style.css
  10. 10. Reading settings...
  11. 11. Appearance Editor
  12. 12. Troubleshooting  Stay Calm  What was the last action performed before receiving the error?  Check Backups Ohh Noo!
  13. 13. Troubleshooting Syntax Error Why? ● Plugin Update ● Code Snippets ● Memory Limit
  14. 14. The Fix FTP to file ○ rename plugin ○ undo change file Troubleshooting Syntax Error
  15. 15. Troubleshooting White Screen of Death Why? Most times its an exhausted the memory limit • Cause by Plugin(s) • Cause by Theme • Cause by Web Host
  16. 16. Troubleshooting Demo of fixing the White Screen of Death ● Disable Plugins ● Switch to Default Theme ○ Increase Memory limits ○ Going even farther ■ WP_Debug ■ PHP.INI file
  17. 17. Resources WordPress Codex (codex.wordpress.org) WordPress Forums (wordpress.org/support/) WPBeginner (www.wpbeginner.com) Google Search (google.com) StackOverflow WordPress (wordpress.stackexchange.com)
  18. 18. Questions? email: jean@BizDotsMedia.com twitter: @jfeliweb websites: BizDotsMedia.co | JeanFelisme.com
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