I have exactly the same issue as this closed question and want to resolve it. In the comment section it asks the OP to add "Bug Information".

Where do I get bug information from so I can add it to my question on this stack?

I am new to WordPress (if thats not obvious) and I'm using WordPress 3.5.1 and the Weaver 2 theme


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Add define('WP_DEBUG', true); to your site's wp-config.php. That will cause errors, warnings, and notices (non-fatal warnings) to print to the screen. Those are the "debug information" so frequently requested.

It is not advisable to have this enabled on a production (publicly accessible) server but if you have to have the debugging information then you have to have to have it.

You can also add define('WP_DEBUG_LOG', true); and the debugging information will be written to a file named /wp-content/debug.log.

You can then add define('WP_DEBUG_DISPLAY', false); to prevent errors from printing to the screen as you can read them from the debug file.

So, in your wp-config.php you'd have:

define('WP_DEBUG', true);
define('WP_DEBUG_LOG', true);
define('WP_DEBUG_DISPLAY', false);

Your server itself may also keep log file. The location and names of these files vary by OS. On Debian Squeeze, Apache's log is by at /var/log/apache2/error.log. On CentOS 6 it is at /var/log/httpd/error_log. Those have much the same information, but you may not have direct access to them depending on your host and hosting type-- shared, vpn, etc. The database server may also keep logs.

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