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WordPress: How to Enable or Disable WP_Debug

  1. Log in to your Domains Dashboard.
    Domains Tab
  2. Click on the Domain Name or the Cog icon.
    Domain name or cog wheel icon
  3. Hit Pointers & Subdomains.
    Pointers & Subdomains
  4. The next page will show you the directory or path where the WordPress files are in.
    Directory
  5. Next, go to your Hosting Dashboard.
    Hosting Tab
  6. Go to File Manager on the left pane.
    FileManager
  7. In the highlighted Directory, look for the name of the folder where the files are.
    Directory path
  8. Locate the wp-config.php for your WordPress file then click on the three-dotted options, then Edit.
    wp-config.php file
  9. To Enable WP_Debug, change the last line to: define( 'WP_DEBUG', true ).
    WP DEBUG
  10. To Disable WP_Debug, change the last line to: define( 'WP_DEBUG', false ).
    WP DEBUG false
  11. Click Save for the changes to take effect.
 

Are there more debugging tools?

WP_Debug as designed to work with additional tools, which are enabled the same way as WP_Debug.

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

Learn more about WP_Debug_Log and WP_Debug_Display by visiting WordPress.org.

Important: WP_Debug_Log will store records of your error messages on your hosting account. These records take up disk space, so we recommend only having it active while you are troubleshooting your website. If you leave it on for an extended period of time, you could run the risk of eventually violating our normal usage policy.
 

Want to learn more about WordPress?

You can always check out WordPress.org and browse their codex or online help forums.

 

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