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Troubleshooting Common WordPress-Problems

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WordCamp NYC 2014 Troubleshooting Common WordPress problems

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Troubleshooting Common WordPress-Problems

  1. 1. TROUBLESHOOTING ‘COMMON’ WORDPRESS PROBLEMS Kevin Cristiano kcristiano@tadpole.cc Tadpole Collective @kcristiano
  2. 2. • What can we do to help ourselves? • Backups • Updates • Make Changes Carefully • Test The Basics:
  3. 3. • White Screen of Death • ‘My sidebar went missing’ • Scheduled Posts ‘fail’ • Maintenance Mode forever • Host Related Issues Common problems
  4. 4. • Disable All Plugins • Disable your theme and revert to Default Theme • Check the site • Enable your plugins one by one to find the issue • Enable your theme Basic Troubleshooting Steps
  5. 5. My Site
  6. 6. Where did the sidebar go?
  7. 7. I Found it, in the footer?
  8. 8. My Site
  9. 9. Scheduled Posts
  10. 10. Later : https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-missed-schedule/
  11. 11. Stuck in Maintenance Mode
  12. 12. Fix • Back to FTP
  13. 13. http://local.wordpress.dev/
  14. 14. Issues you may need your host to help you with Fatal error: Allowed memory size of 33554432 bytes exhausted (tried to allocate 7680 bytes) in /home/user/public_html//wp- includes/kses.php(1005)
  15. 15. Resources: WordPress Support Forum: http://wordpress.org/support/ FTP Information: https://wiki.filezilla-project.org/FileZilla_Client_Tutorial_(en) Filezilla: https://filezilla-project.org/ Scheduled posts (technical answer): http://wordpress.org/support/topic/scheduled- posts-still-not-working-in-282?replies=19#post-1175405
  16. 16. QUESTIONS?
  17. 17. TROUBLESHOOTING ‘COMMON’ WORDPRESS PROBLEMS Kevin Cristiano kcristiano@tadpole.cc Tadpole Collective @kcristiano

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