Troubleshooting WordPress Issues

WordPress is awesome, but everyone runs into issues now and then. Whether you own, maintain or build WordPress sites, troubleshooting is skill set that will save you time and money. Learn about the types of issues you may encounter and how to diagnose them. Follow the step-by-step processes to help find the root cause and learn what your next steps are once you know the source of the issue. Finally, learn what information you should be providing when interacting with developers to help speed up the problem resolution process.

Types of Issues

  • Visual (HTML/CSS)
  • Interactive (JS)
  • Functionality (PHP)
  • Data (MySQL/User)
  • Environmental (Server)
  • Performance
  • Security
  • Caching

Potential Sources

  • WordPress core
  • Theme
  • Plugin
  • Data
  • Web Host / Server
  • Third Party API


Helpful Plugins

Presented at the Atlanta WordPress User’s Group on July, 8th 2015.