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Basic techniques on debugging WordPress that can assist you on first hand.

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How to get rid of undefined variable in previous post image

I am working on a website on WordPress and I have it set to where the bottom of the post will automatically link to a random previous post with a picture from that previous link but a notice keeps ...
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How do I fix wp-admin error when exporting reusable blocks?

I am having trouble with the export to json feature of the reusable blocks shown below. I am getting the following console errors after pressing the export to json link: Access to fetch at 'https://...
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Solution to White Screen of Death that does not require Web Server access?

I'm working on a live website, updated a plugin and got the dreaded White Screen of Death. I know exactly how to resolve the problem; simply deactivate or delete the plugin I upgraded. The problem is ...
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How do you change error reporting to only show errors in WordPress?

I'm working on a development site that has some plugins that produce notices. It's a bit annoying during development when you only want to see the errors your own code produces. How can you turn off ...
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Unable to get a simple plugin admin page to work

Even though I have years of software development experience, I am new to WP & PHP development, so please bear with me. After reading through the plugin manual, I started with a WP plugin boiler ...
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Can't get rid of JQMIGRATE: Migrate is installed, version 3.3.2. Manually updated all the libralies and site. 5.8.2

Answers I found here are about the older versions of WordPress when it were transitioning into a new version of jQuery. (This is version 5.8.2) Since the one from WordPress is not logging active, I ...
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strange characters in debug file

recently I get a weird log in WordPress debug file [09-Dec-2021 20:26:57 UTC] 03AGdBq27pjsLRdeIVXfN_q2XMOOFf1OY3rFj5GIEfJHVBrzTHplTE0-...
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Notice on core function

I have this weird error (I guess) since this morning in my logs : [23-Nov-2021 14:46:50 UTC] PHP Notice: Undefined offset: 3322309 in ..../wp-includes/class-wp-query.php on line 3275 Where the ...
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Debugging JS errors

I'm struggling with this error and would appreciate some help. Wordpress with the MasterStudy theme and then MasterStudy LMS plugin. Elementor on top. Everything up to date. I have a caching plugin, ...
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Step debug wp cron run - ideas how to get this working in PHPStorm with Xdebug?

This is driving me a bit nuts... I am using my Mac's cron functionality to run Wordpress cron jobs. In wp-config.php I have define('DISABLE_WP_CRON', true); define( 'WP_DEBUG', true ); // Enable Debug ...
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Where exactly do I write define( 'WP_DEBUG', true ) in wp-config file

would anybody know where I would write WP_DEBUG in wp_config file. I don't see it there. I would like to check why my javascript is not working. I have enqueued everything with php in the functions....
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Home Dashboard Screen Options always change

Like any other WordPress user I have installed a few Themes and Plugins. I recently noticed that the boxes on my Home Dashboard change every now and then and only 3 of them they are always there: ...
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Can not login to wordpress site after resolving white screen of death

I had a white screen of death that I was somewhat able to resolve. I updated PHP from 7.0 to 7.3.2, removed BOM from wp-config.php, and deleted wp super cache plugin. From looking at others issues ...
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Uncaught TypeError: Cannot read property 'className' of null

I am so new at debugging so I don't know what can I provide as more information. Can you look at the problem and my website. to solve it, I disable customize support from function.php, but it didn't ...
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WordPress Error Message

I am getting below error message in debug.log file. [19-Jun-2021 14:12:52 UTC] PHP Warning: An unexpected error occurred. Something may be wrong with WordPress.org or this server’s ...
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Debugging in WordPress at Theme installation [duplicate]

I am trying to upload a Theme. But I am getting message Please select a file. I placed below code in wp-config.php file. define( 'WP_DEBUG', true ); define( 'WP_DEBUG_DISPLAY', false ); define( '...
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How to get the full stack trace for WordPress "table doesn't exist" error in debug.log?

I'm getting a WordPress "table doesn't exist" error in my debug.log, but unlike most errors it doesn't give a full stack trace to help me isolate the code. Anyone know how to tell WordPress ...
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WP_Debug not displaying anything

In wp-config.php I have included: define('WP_DEBUG', true); define('WP_DEBUG_LOG', true); As I understand, this should display certain information on every page, also if there are no errors. However, ...
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There is no any line related the error but it says critical error

My website says critical error on website after add my custom code but there is no any line related my custom code in log file.There are only 2 repater lines and they are standard for my website, not ...
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Display Custom Taxonomy Dropdown posts

I wanna display posts of my custom taxonomy in a dropdown list, I mean I create a filter for taxonomies in my custom post type I have 2 different types which contains some sub-category & in that ...
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Can Someone Help me to Correct my shortcode for displaying a category?

Actually the problem is in this code that is, If I put the id directly in "terms" of any post type like; [arts-list 10], then this type of post which contains this id displays the posts on ...
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Correct my shortcode for displaying a category?

function diwp_create_shortcode_arts_post_type(){ $atts = shortcode_atts( array( 'type' => ' ', ), $atts ); $args = array( 'post_type' => 'arts'...
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var_dump() and print_r() display null in php

I am trying to debug php and it would help me if I could display some variables. When I add var_dump($value) and print_r($value) to functions.php they show Null. When I add var_dump($value) and ...
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File is executed twice if plugin is activating

I have an issue with my plugin. I run an function if the plugin is activating this function include a file. But if I activate the plugin the file is included twice. Is this normal or an bug in ...
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Why does WordPress keep showing me error messages?

I'm trying to hide error messages on a WordPress installation on a shared hosting. I added the following code to my config. ini_set('display_errors','Off'); ini_set('error_reporting', E_ALL ); define('...
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Fatal error: wp-settings.php on line 199

I'd love to know how to get back into wp-admin and get my site back online. I contacted GoDaddy tech support again today and the PHP is supposedly updating.. Wordpress has been complaining about the ...
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Access "wp site health info" data from plugin

I wanted to know if a third party plugin can access "WordPress site health info" data. If yes, than what is the correct procedure to do that? Thank you.
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WordPress admin menu gap when debug mode is enabled?

After the recent update of WordPress, version 5.5.1. Whenever I enabled the debug mode, there is a 2em gap between WordPress admin menu and the bar. .php-error #adminmenuback, .php-error #...
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How to find line of code causing wordpress deprecation notices

My Site gives a few errors about notices and depreciations that I would like to fix. For example: Got error 'PHP message: PHP Deprecated: add_option was called with an argument that is deprecated ...
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error log is going to the wrong location, WP_DEBUG_LOG is ignored

My WordPress error log is going to /var/log/php-fpm/www-error.log. That's not where I want it. In fact, it took me too long to figure that out. (I'm new to WP and PHP). I've tried to redirect it with ...
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How to display only specific Error types in debug.log? No notices, warnings, etc

I can't find the right way to make it work. I tried many things, like putting this in wp-config.php define('WP_DEBUG', true); define('WP_DEBUG_DISPLAY', false); define('WP_DEBUG_LOG', 'wp-content/...
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PHP-FPM Wordpress Debug

Is there any way to get WP_DEBUG to log errors when running PHP-FPM? define( 'WP_DEBUG_LOG', true ); define( 'WP_DEBUG_DISPLAY', false ); define( 'SAVEQUERIES', true );
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How to fix the admin menu margin-top bug in WordPress 5.5?

I recently updated a WordPress instance from 5.4 to 5.5 to end up with an annoying margin-top in the admin area, above the menu directly. I deactivated all plugins, switched themes, did some ...
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How to show the error causing the 'There has been a critical error on your website'?

I'm getting the error: 'There has been a critical error on your website. Learn more about debugging in WordPress.'. How do I display which error I'm getting in the frontend? I have these three lines ...
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How to implement Sentry on Wordpress? [closed]

I need Sentry to track errors in my project code, the unofficial plugin for wordpress seems to be useless. How should I fix it?
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Why Do Pages Always Work Aa Expected When Logged Into The Dashboard?

I am finding that all the changes I make and preview when logged into the dashboard are just as I would like them. Once I log out of the dashboard all hell breaks loose. Pages don't display my latest ...
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Password Protected Pages Don't Accept A Valid Password After Changing The Password

I have a password protected page which I recently was asked by my client to change the password. The password protection is done from the WordPress dashboard by using the Status and visibility option ...
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Best location for a debugging script

I am integrating Sentry.io into my multisite setup. I have 5 themes and a number of plugins across the network too. Sentry needs to be initialised as early as possible, I want it to be loaded before ...
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A bug happens in the Footer and the code keeps appearing

On this WordPress site with the Newspaper theme, the footer appears and looks normal (as you can see in https://www.vendaonline.pt/), but I installed a question plugin (DW Question Answer) and on the ...
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Debug Errors, site health

When I go to site health this is what I am seeing. Debug mode is often enabled to gather more details about an error or site failure, but may contain sensitive information which should not be ...
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Mute Debug Messages from Plugins

I have an older plugin installed that is firing all these PHP Deprecated and PHP Notices in my debug.log every time a page loads. Is it possible to mute PHP Deprecated and PHP Notices but ONLY for ...
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Blank White page issue in WordPress

I am working in a WordPress site in Linux Mint. My file and folder permission is like below I used below code in wp-config.php file define( 'WP_DEBUG', true ); define( 'WP_DEBUG_LOG', true ); ...
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How to Debug WordPress

I put below codes in my wp-config.php file. define( 'WP_DEBUG', true ); define( 'WP_DEBUG_LOG', true ); define('WP_DEBUG_DISPLAY', true); @ini_set('display_errors',1); But I not getting any ...
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How to enable error logs and debug mode in WordPress using Azure Cloud?

I am using Azure Cloud, multisite WordPress and have enabled these codes in wp-config.php file. // Enable WP_DEBUG mode define( 'WP_DEBUG', true ); // Enable Debug logging to the /wp-content/...
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Getting a list of the PHP files included to generate a page

Some commercial themes have become a real mess: the header may be created by the files in the theme folder or by child theme or maybe from a legacy folder which is located inside a legacy plugin. In ...
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How do I specify where to save the debug.log?

According to the documentation cited below I should be able to add a path to save the debug.log at but it does not seem to be working for me. https://wordpress.org/support/article/debugging-in-...
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Console Messages: A cookie associated with a cross-site resource at

I gets these error on chrome console.I added this code to my header.php: <script> response.setHeader("Set-Cookie", "HttpOnly;Secure;SameSite=Strict"); </script> But it doesnt ...
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"... logged-in ..." seems top of my website

I dont know what is these mean so can you explain to fix it: class="home page-template-default page page-id-50 logged-in theme-html5blank-stable woocommerce-no-js ehf-header ehf-footer ehf-template-...
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PHP Notice: Undefined index: mytheme_meta_box_nonce

There is a bug about my metaboxes in debug.log: [12-Mar-2020 13:00:05 UTC] PHP Notice: Undefined index: mytheme_meta_box_nonce in /home/deniztas/migrate666.deniz-tasarim.site/wp-content/themes/...
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debug.log is not created

logs seem only while admin panel is loading,after page was loaded, it will hide so I cant seem the logs.Also I want to debug.log but there is no the file in wp-content. * * @link https://codex....
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