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  1. Sufian
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    I moved my WP site to a new server. I moved all files and the db over, made the necessary modifications to the wp-config file but I see a blank white page instead of the site when I try browsing the site.

    My url is http://sufian.org.

    What am I doing wrong? I know PHP is working because my test pages all work but anything related to WP is coming up blank.

  2. vkaryl
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    Are you sure the dns has resolved? Frequently wp will just not work properly until the dns is solid; this is also the problem with trying to run wp on a subdomain.

  3. manstraw
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    if i type a nonsense uri, I don't even get a 404. i would second the opinion that your dns might need to settle.

    this works > http://sufian.org/wp-admin/images/wordpress-logo.png

    this doesn't > http://sufian.org/wp-admin/

    I suppose you could have an issue with your wordpress file uploads. You could try uploading them again. Better is to uncompress them right on the server. do you have shell access?

  4. Sufian
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    It didn't do this the last time I changed servers, but I'll wait a day or so and see what happens.

    Manstraw: Yes I do, and that's what I did :)

  5. manstraw
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    hmm, next day for me, and it's still not coming up.

    make a file called phpinfo.php and put this in it

    <?php
    echo phpinfo;
    ?>

    visiting http://sufian.org/phpinfo.php should provide a page of php config values and such. can you see that page properly?

  6. Sufian
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    manstraw: That's what puzzles me. Only WP related php files are coming up blank. I can get any other php file I create to show up. I did the phpinfo function in test.php yesterday: http://sufian.org/test.php.

  7. manstraw
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    well, I'm starting to think there's another problem. I recommend you reinstall all the files from scratch.

    I sometimes use http://www.rexswain.com/httpview.html to see what happens in the response to a http request. It's giving me this error "HTTP header termination string not found".

    If your database wasn't available, you'd get a response for that. So that makes me think it's in the files, or perhaps rewrite rules. Do you have permalinks on? Check for .htaccess files that might already be on your server. Perhaps there is a conflict.

  8. Sufian
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    I tried a fresh install :(

  9. yosemite
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    Check your /index.php file (should contain a reference to "Short and sweet").

    Should be at sufian.org/index.php

  10. Sufian
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    Contents of index.php:

    <?php
    /* Short and sweet */
    define('WP_USE_THEMES', true);
    require('./wp-blog-header.php');
    ?>

  11. Doodlebee
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    is your PHP error reporting turned on? Every time I've ever seen this problem is only when PHP erro reporting is turned off, and there's an error in the script somewhere. If it's turned on, then you'd see the typical error message - with the line number and exactly what the problem is.

    Just a thought :)

  12. yosemite
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    When I try sufian.org/index.php I get a download handler (the dl'ed index.php is blank). When I try sufian.org/ I get a blank page. Either way - check with your host...

  13. kinshay
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    I was having the same issue, all wp pages were whitescreen. I then re-installed using latest.zip and had no issues at all. I suggest trying the zip over the tar.gz.

  14. gutielua
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    Well, one simply question... when you move to the new server, the db you edit the url for the new domain? Or it's the same?

    http://www.tamba2.org.uk/wordpress/site-url/

    http://www.tamba2.org.uk/wordpress/move2/

    http://www.tamba2.org.uk/wordpress/move/

  15. Sufian
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    doodlebee: yes error reporting is on.

    Yosemite: i'm having them look into it.

    kinshay: already tried

    gutielua: the domain is the same, the only difference was the db name which was edited in the config file.

  16. gutielua
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    The following error was encountered:
    Zero Sized Reply

    Why did you try delete some plugins, something similar happend to me on my test blog on f2o.org

    The both servers has the same version of PHP or config topics?

    Here still your blog on google cache:
    http://72.14.203.104/search?q=cache:JZzvqWfZ1lgJ:sufian.org/+&hl=es&gl=us&ct=clnk&cd=1

  17. Sufian
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    I've already tried all of that and yea they're the same.

  18. nathan7la
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    I see that your site is working now. I'm experiencing the exact same problem ... blank white page everywhere in WP. The only difference is I haven't changed servers. I contacted the server admin and he says he didn't change anything. It simply stopped working Monday night. I've reinstalled, deleted plugins and done everything else I can think of and still no luck. My blog is just dead. (phpMyAdmin shows my databases are still there). Any suggestions?

    Thanks,
    Nathan

  19. callwriter
    Member
    Posted 7 years ago #

    I am having the same problem. Can you please let me know how you fixed it?
    Thanks,
    Robert

  20. solutionsphp
    Member
    Posted 7 years ago #

    If you can access the admin area, click Presentation and be sure that there is a functional theme installed. Hope that helps someone!

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