How to Diagnose WordPress Issues After Updating

Posted OnMar 20, 2015     CategoryQuestion & Answer     CommentsNo comment

WordPress version 4.1 has recently been released with several new updates These updates include enhancements focusing on making it easier for you to edit and add content.

What happens if you have issues after updating and need to troubleshoot? Below are a few tips:

We strongly recommend that you make a back-up of your WordPress files and accompanying database on a regular basis. There are several plugins to assist with this task, such as BackupBuddy.

If you have a back-up, you can revert to a previous version to get your site back up and running.

Troubleshoot WordPress 4.1

  • Plugin Issue

    Update the plugins if necessary.

    Make sure each plugin works with WordPress 4.1. Test to confirm this. If the problem persists, deactivate all plugins then reactivate one plugin at a time until you locate the offending plugin. At this point, contact that plugin’s support forum advising them of the issue and asking for assistance with a resolution.

  • Theme Issue

    Deactivate your active theme and select one of the default themes installed with WordPress. Test to see if this is the issue. If the problem persists, contact the theme support forum advising them of the issue.

  • WordPress 4.1

    If you are still experiencing an issue with WordPress 4.1, click here to view the changelog.


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