After many many hours (days, actually) trying to migrate a live WordPress website to a local server, I'm finally getting things to work. One really annoying thing was that some elements of the website were missing, and after many more hours I found out that the culprit was some missing
php in the
<?php tag. If I add the
php, the missing element misteriously reappears on the page. The files I edited was php files inside the
Is this normal or am I missing something? How to properly resolve this issue?