WordPress Tutorial – Local Development with MAMP

The code for your wonderful debugging. It will create a debug.log file inside /wp-content

 * For developers: WordPress debugging mode.
 * Change this to true to enable the display of notices during development.
 * It is strongly recommended that plugin and theme developers use WP_DEBUG
 * in their development environments.
define('WP_DEBUG', true);
define('WP_DEBUG_LOG', true);
define('WP_DEBUG_DISPLAY', false);
@ini_set('display_errors', 0);

/* That's all, stop editing! Happy blogging. */


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9 years ago

Good tips for debugging. All your tips rock! Your Dreamhost fix worked out great for us too. Needed it for QuickDeploy with DesktopServer (http://serverpress.com/products/desktopserver), now designing WordPress sites and deploying to Dreamhost is a snap! Thank you!


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7 years ago

well done on every axis. thanks. 🙂


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