The white screen of death: a blank white page without any information on the screen. It’s one of the most frustrating an error cause there are no error messages and also there has no clue where to look and what to fix.The white screen of death is one of the most common WordPress an error. Most of the time when you see a white of death that means your website exhausted the memory limit. This error can also happen due to poorly coded themes or plugins.
Increase the memory limitThe majority of the time, this error happens because of exhausted the memory limit. To fix it, you need to increase PHP memory available to WordPress. You can increase the WordPress memory limit by editing the wp-config.php file on your WordPress website. Use an FTP client or file manager in your web hosting control panel.Add this line in wp-config.php to increase the PHP memory limit to 256MB in WordPress. Use this code to increase the PHP memory limit to 256MB in WordPress.
Troubleshoot pluginsAfter increasing the memory limit, if the error persists, a buggy plugin can be the cause of the white screen of death issue. You should try to disable all plugins of your website and see what happens.If you can access the admin area of your WordPress site, then you can easily disable all plugins. Otherwise, you will need to deactivate the plugins by renaming the plugin directory.
- Use an FTP client or control panel filemanager to access files.
- Go to the wp-content directory
- Now right click on the plugins folder and then select rename.
- Rename as “plugins_troubleshoot” or anything.
- Now visit the website, it should load now but without plugins