If your WordPress website has crashed after modifying the
wp-config.php file, it could be due to a syntax error or an incorrect configuration setting. Here are some steps you can try to troubleshoot the issue:
- Check for syntax errors: Make sure that there are no syntax errors in the
wp-config.phpfile. For example, check for missing or extra quotes, brackets, or semicolons.
- Restore the original
wp-config.phpfile: If you have made a backup of your website before modifying the
wp-config.phpfile, you can try restoring the original file to see if that resolves the issue.
- Check for plugin conflicts: If you recently installed or activated a new plugin before the issue occurred, it is possible that the plugin is causing a conflict with your website. You can try deactivating all plugins and then reactivating them one by one to identify the plugin that is causing the issue.
- Check the error logs: Your hosting provider may have error logs that can help you identify the cause of the issue. You can try contacting your hosting provider to request access to the error logs.
If none of these steps help, you may need to seek further assistance from a WordPress developer or your hosting provider. It is also a good idea to make sure you have a recent backup of your website before making any changes to the
Last modified: January 13, 2023