‘troubleshooting’ Videos

  • Using Chrome’s Developer Tools

    Speaker: Micah Wood

    November 30, 2022 — Chrome is not just a great browser for viewing websites, but also an invaluable tool for building websites. Out of the box, Chrome ships with “developers tools”. Many web developers are aware of this and make use of some of the tools it provides. However, most developers only scratch the surface of what the browser can do. Join in as we take a deep dive into the Chrome developer tools and learn, among other things, how to:

    – Quickly test styling fixes
    – Emulate handheld devices to test responsive designs
    – Easily navigate and debug JavaScript
    – Use the JavaScript console
    – View form submissions
    – Monitor AJAX requests
    – Check for performance issues
    – Troubleshoot caching issues
    – Create and use your own snippets
    – Share replays of website interactions
    – Auto-generate front-end tests
    – Share the current state of Chrome dev tools with another developer

  • Clue: a detective’s guide to troubleshooting in WordPress

    WordCamp US 2022Speaker: Micah Wood

    November 21, 2022 — Whether you own, maintain, or build WordPress sites, troubleshooting is a skill set that will save you time and money.

    Learn more about common WordPress issues and how to diagnose them. Find out how to identify root causes with a step-by-step process and determine next steps.

    Get tips for constructive communication with developers or web hosts to help speed up a problem resolution process.

  • Troubleshooting in WordPress

    Speaker: Micah Wood

    August 24, 2022 — WordPress is awesome, but everyone runs into issues now and then. Whether you own, maintain or build WordPress sites, troubleshooting is a skill set that will save you time and money. In this session, you will:

    – Learn about the types of WordPress issues you may encounter and how to diagnose them.
    – Discover the step-by-step processes that will help you find the root cause of an issue.
    – Learn what your next steps are once you know the source of an issue.
    – Learn what information you should be providing when interacting with developers or your web host to help speed up the problem resolution process.

  • Hari Shanker: WordPress Troubleshooting Basics: Part 2

    Learn WordPressSpeaker: Hari Shanker

    November 2, 2020 — This workshop is a continuation of the Troubleshooting Basics workshop. It is aimed at a beginner audience and will help participants learn about using logs to troubleshoot WordPress issues.

    The continuation of the Troubleshooting Basics workshop is aimed at a beginner audience. The workshop will cover the following topics:

  • Abby Buzon: Troubleshooting Common Problems in WordPress

    WordCamp Kent 2020Speaker: Abby Buzon

    June 21, 2020 — Learn some go-to processes for resolving common issues, distinguishing user-error from glitches, and requesting support. Get tips for fixing problems faster.

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  • Milana Cap, Milos Grubisa: WordPress Troubleshooting – Tools I use for effective work from home

    WordPress Meetup NišSpeakers: Milana Cap, Milos Grubisa

    June 6, 2020 — “WordPress Troubleshooting” by Milos Grubisa and “Tools I use for effective work from home” by Milana Cap.

  • Larry Gauthier: How I Solved My Bot and Export PDF Problems

    WordCamp Jackson 2019Speaker: Larry Gauthier

    December 19, 2019 — The talk for this session had to be cancelled after the website and print materials were published. Larry Gauthier was nice enough to serve as a backup!

  • Sarah Rennick: WooCommerce Troubleshooting Basics

    WordCamp Montreal 2018Speaker: Sarah Rennick

    March 17, 2019 — When there is a problem on your WooCommerce store, knowing where to start in finding the solution can be overwhelming.

    I’ll give you an overview of WooCommerce troubleshooting basics, including real life examples, and by the end of this session you’ll be equipped with the tools to track down and solve common WooCommerce issues – from payment problems to display issues.

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  • Kristen Falkner – “Oh #@*&!”: Troubleshooting Common WordPress Issues

    WordCamp Kansas City 2018Speaker: Kristen Falkner

    June 11, 2018 — Error establishing database connection? White screen of death? Memory exhausted error? Plugin conflicts? No need to panic. Learn where to look first to solve the most common WordPress issues, as well as “insurance”-like best practices for your site like working with staging environments and utilizing backups.

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  • Carl Alexander: How to Troubleshoot WordPress Performance Issues

    WordCamp Halifax 2017Speaker: Carl Alexander

    February 3, 2018 — This is what this talk will help you with. We’ll look at the tools that you can use to solve this tricky issue. But we won’t stop there either We’ll also go over how to interpret what these tools are telling you. Because that’s how you’ll get to the root of the issue so that you can fix it.