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How do I set up Debugging?

In my wp-config.php, I have: // Enable WP_DEBUG mode define('WP_DEBUG', true); // Enable Debug logging to the /wp-content/debug.log file define('WP_DEBUG_LOG', true); // Disable display of errors ...
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Disable Debug Log Programmatically

I'm trying to disable WP_DEBUG_LOG if and only if debug.log exists. I'd like to hook into wp_footer and test if the file exists and if so disable my debug log. All I've found though is that ...
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Changes to WordPress database using phpMyAdmin not reflected on blog

I am updating my database using the phpMyAdmin UI and the changes are not reflected on the WordPress blog. The reason for doing this is when some changes were made recently to the blog the site hanged ...
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Accessing Variables Used In a Plugin Using PHPStorm + XDebug

I'm currently attempting to use XDebug 2.2.1 and PHPStorm 7.1 to debug my WordPress plugin. So far, I've successfully installed XDebug and breakpoints are working fine. However, I'm unable to access ...
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How can I get a traceback on function calls?

I've been trying to make a search page, but I keep getting redirected back to the main site. I can't find anything useful in the log about why this might be happening. Is there a way I can enable some ...
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Strange behaviour using 3.8.1

I have upgraded some of my blogs into 3.8.1 and I am experiencing a strange behaviour. I have created in the past two types of themes that use mostly the same mechanism, assigning page templates. The ...
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Fatal error after changes to functions.php, even with original file

Getting Fatal Error: Cannot redeclare theme_feature_setup() message after code changing in the functions.php file. I've tried deleting functions.php file and uploading the previous version but I still ...
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WP Debug set to true but still wsod

I'm trying to do my first wordpress plugin, and I've added this on my wp-config.php define('WP_DEBUG', true); define('WP_DEBUG_LOG', true); define('WP_DEBUG_DISPLAY', false); but i still have ...
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What tool are available in the wordpress API for debugging a plugin?

I am very new to plugin development. I have created my first plugin but when I activated it, it caused the majority of every page on the site to stop being generated. I have echoed something from ...
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Queries gone haywire since update to 3.8.1 [duplicate]

I have a WordPress install on a dedicated server with decent memory (upwards of 8GB) Since upgrading to 3.8, I started getting mysql disconnects/timeouts, better known as MySQL server has gone ...
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Console shows ReferenceError: jQuery is not defined, no clue why!

I just installed FirePHP to help with debugging in WP, but for some reason all it shows is ReferenceError: jQuery is not defined. I have some jquery stuff on the page that seems to be working just ...
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Debug Performance Issues

I've had a WordPress blog I've hosted on Dream Host for several years now. Recently (the past year) my site is going down often. Via Dream Host I found that I'm using up my CPU limit and they are ...
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TGM plugin error in Theme Check Plugin

Errors generated by theme-check plugin and with the code REQUIRED: plugin-activation.php. Themes should use add_theme_page() for adding admin pages. Line 335: add_submenu_page( add_submenu_page( ...
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How do you get the docroot directory?

I'm trying to include a file in the docroot when I'm in the admin area. (Yes, I know this is bad form: I'm only doing it for debugging purposes.) How do I get the fully qualified docroot directory?
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Some ways to debug code

I have a BuddyPress installation with many custom code. I had everything ready for production until I moved my database to shared hosting. The problem is that in strange ocasions, all the activities ...
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admin.php taking 14 seconds

This is a clean install but it has a (relatively) huge database of dummy posts/comments/etc. But even on single-post loads it still takes just as much. Narrowing further down menu.php takes 8 ...
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WordPress won't display errors at all

I have been having constant issue with WordPress not displaying errors at all and I have no clue what is wrong. PHP errors display on non-wordpress related pages. Debugging is turned on. Display ...
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Certain aspects of site suddenly not working in Chrome and Firefox

My site has been working perfectly in all browsers, until suddenly 2 days ago. Now in Chrome and Firefox, the main page accordion slider is stuck, the "log in" button is not functional, and a few ...
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How to solve the fopen error?

I recently updated xampp to 1.8 and enabled xdebug. I'm not sure if this is the reason for this error message which I didn't see before: Warning: fopen(http://api.wordpress.org/plugins/info/1.0/): in ...
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Different sql queries count indicator on the main page [closed]

I use w3_total_cache plugin. But i can`t understand what is going on sometimes. I have enabled database caching and debug info at the bottom. Sometimes on the main page 90-96 db queries, sometimes ...
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Strange Behavior of Page Template Dropdown

My wordpress is updated to latest version 3.4.1 and I noticed a strange function of it - in the Page attributes block page template dropdown has the value: ...
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Undefined index: debuging error for theme option template snippet

Hello I tried to find the solution but couldn't get what I am looking for..I am getting error exactly as bellow.. Notice: Undefined index: page in ...
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Warning: Cannot modify header information (with a twist)

Warning: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at /home/ezekiel/public_html/boxsponsive/wp- content/themes/BoxSponsive-Portfolio/class.wp-less-styles.php:3) in ...
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debug notice on my WordPress site [closed]

How can i see notice and warning on WordPress site. Like Notice: undefined variable on line 29. my client have point out these Notice while i am unable to see these notice any help please
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Woocommerce does not update the amount after changing the currency

I am using woocommerce and WPML for the currency switcher At the product detail / product list, when I update the currency, the amount is updated too, which is functional and the current switch is ...
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Wordpress White Screen Error

So I have encountered the white screen error of Wordpress. I enabled the WP_DEBUG in the wp_config.php and found no errors. I also tried error_reporting(E_ALL); and ini_set('display_errors', 1); and ...
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In WordPress, after installing “Pie Register” plugin, admin permission is GONE! [closed]

After installing the Pie Register plugin to my WordPress (v4.2.2) site, I found my administrator user lost all its administrative permissions. The menus for viewing and changing the site ...
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How to quickly/easily make an analysis (reverse engineering) of Wordpress?

For me Wordpress is totally unknown. I would like to know what tools and techniques do you use to analyze unknown code of Wordpress. If more specifically that for the following tasks: 1. To locate ...