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Common WordPress Errors and How to Fix Them

WordPress is super easy and powerful CMS which is loved by millions of users. But there are also some common WordPress errors that can make you panic. Don’t worry in this article we will guide you how to fix most of the common errors.

Investigating Plugin

Most of the times error is caused by some themes or plugins. So you will have to manually test this and try to find out.
To investigate which plugin is causing the issue, you will have to deactivate all your plugins. You can do this by going to Plugins>>Installed Plugins and then disable all the plugins. Then try to produce the error if you no longer see the error this was from one of your plugin. Now enable your plugin one by one, by this way you can figure out which plugin was causing the issue.

Investigating Themes

If plugins were not causing the issue, then probably this is from the themes. Try switching to some different themes and try to produce the error. If you no longer see the issue this is due to your theme.

Enabling Debug Mode

WordPress includes several settings that you can use to help debug the main application. Generally, these settings are intended for use by developers and should not be used on live sites. However, you can also use them in certain scenarios to help troubleshoot issues you are experiencing.

To enable debugging mode in WordPress,

  • Connect to you site via FTP.
  • Open the wp-config.php file.
  • Scroll down  to the line where you can see define(‘WP_DEBUG’,false);
  • Change this to define(‘WP_DEBUG’,ture);
  • Save the changes

Now reload your site and try to produce the error you can see  the error with details which may help to sort this out.


We hope this article will help you to find and fix the common error you are experiencing. Even by following this article if you are unable to fix your error you can leave your comment, we will try to reach you. Also can directly contact us at support@blog.wpoperation.com so we will help you to fix your error.