How to fix wordpress white screen of death?

Fixing Blank or white screen wordpress website cab be frustrating, specially when you don’t know what it causes or or it does not give you any error message.

In order to fix it. You can enable the debugging script from wordpress wp-config.


To enable debugging you’ll need to open the wp-config.php file of your WordPress install. Within it you should find the script define (‘WP_DEBUG’, false); . You’ll need to replace false with true and reload your site. If it doesn’t exist, you can add it towards the top.

After refreshing the page, wordpress will now give the exact error message you need to fix.

If it is a plugin. All you have to do is to disable it or delete it from the folder.

If you cannot access your admin. Just go to your cpanel folder and locate from your wordpress folder the wp-content/plugins and look for the plugin name you want to remove.

After removing, refresh the page and see if your website is fixed. If yes, you have to go back again to your wp-config.php and replace the script to define (‘WP_DEBUG’, false);

If your wordpress gives you an error about memory exceeded, here is the simple fix you can add on your wp-config.php

define('WP_MEMORY_LIMIT', '64M'); 

You can increase this up to 512M or 1024M, depending on your needs. But surely this will fix you white screen problem.

If you still have problem fixing it. DO not hesitate to message me and I will try to help you Thanks for reading.

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