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[resolved] Server 500 error (7 posts)

  1. kellycooper
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    I was trying to add a plugin to my theme and somehow screwed things up. It was the meteor slider - http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/meteor-slides/ and I was trying to add it to the Magazine Basic theme used on my site digitalfrankenstein.org.

    I'm new to anything beyond html and css; now my entire site is down and I can't even login.

    How do I fix this?

  2. esmi
    Forum Moderator
    Posted 2 years ago #

    FTP into your site (or use whatever file management application your host provides) & delete the wp-content/plugins/meteor-slides folder.

  3. codingpet
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Hi,

    connect your site with FTP and navigate to wp-content/plugins/ folder. delete the folder(meteor-slides or similar) totally. Then go to http://digitalfrankenstein.org/wp-admin/ and try login. If no plugin files found, the plugin will be deactivate automatically.

  4. kellycooper
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    I deleted the folder but the server error still shows up when I go to the site or try to log in. Does it take a few hours for the files to update? Any further insight?

  5. codingpet
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    [23-Aug-2012 01:10:21] PHP Parse error: syntax error, unexpected '<' in /home2/digitef7/public_html/wp-content/themes/magazine-basic/functions.php on line 251

    This is the error in your error_log. except the plugin, you might also edit the theme file and added unexpected '<' by accident. Please check the line 251 in functions.php to remove the unexpected '<'.

  6. WP Sites - Brad Dalton
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    If you have a backup of your themes files, you should be able to upload the magazine-basic/functions.php

  7. kellycooper
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Thanks so much, figured it out.

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