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 retrieving http://domain.name/. It may be down for maintenance or configured incorrectly.
I can access http://domain.name/wp-admin and the initial login splash page loads. But hitting sign in causes a similar error to what happens when accessing the front page.
There seems to be a lot of plugins installed for this setup. Wondering what the best steps would be to find out what the root of this problem would be.
I've tried setting debug on in the config by doing this, but it accomplishes nothing. I think something is telling the site to redirect somewhere near the beginning of everything:
if ( isset($_GET['debug']) && $_GET['debug'] == 'debug') define('WP_DEBUG', true);