A white screen in WordPress

So you activated/updated a plugin, changed a setting or maybe did some custom coding and now all you see is a white screen om your WordPress website? This annoying white screen, also known as the ‘White Screen Of Death’, is the result of a suppressed PHP error. The PHP error can be caused by many different things and as long as you’re only seeing a white screen, you’re not likely to find out what.
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Unable to install plugins on localhost

When creating WordPress websites I like to do so locally (e.g. XAMPP). Working locally has allot of advantages like faster load speed, being able to load the entire project in the IDE of your choice (code suggestion for your entire project) and the ability to use versioning software (like SVN and GIT). The only problem I had was not being able to install plugins from within the plugin backend page. Continue Reading…