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WP Debug Information Using Health Check Plugin helps you learn more about your wordpress, plugins, themes versions installed in your site and more.

Last Updated: August 2, 2018

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This post shows you an example of debug information for a testing site. This information covers all areas of your site including your server and more.

This debug information list includes:

  • WordPress
  • Installation Size
  • Drop-ins
  • Active Theme
  • Other Themes
  • Must Use Plugins
  • Active Plugins
  • Inactive Plugins
  • Media Handling
  • Server
  • Database
  • WordPress Constants
  • Filesystem Permissions

Health Check Tutorials:

WP Debug Information Using Health Check Plugin

Step 1 ) Go to Dashboard -> Health Check -> Debug Information to start learning more information about your site, server, database and more. The following image displays links to different information about your current setup listed under debug information tab.

Debug Information List:

  • WordPress
  • Installation Size
  • Drop-ins
  • Active Theme
  • Other Themes
  • Must Use Plugins
  • Active Plugins
  • Inactive Plugins
  • Media Handling
  • Server
  • Database
  • WordPress Constants
  • Filesystem Permissions

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WordPress

Step 2 ) The following WordPress information talks about the current WordPress version, specs and set up in the site.

Note: This list will be different for you.

WordPress Information

  • Version = 4.9.7
  • Language = en_US
  • Home URL = http://localhost/wp442
  • Site URL = http://localhost/wp442
  • Permalink structure = /%year%/%monthnum%/%day%/%postname%/
  • Is this site using HTTPS? = No
  • Can anyone register on this site? = Yes
  • Default comment status = open
  • Is this a multisite? = No
  • User Count = 2
  • Communication with WordPress.org = WordPress.org is reachable
  • Create loopback requests = The loopback request to your site completed successfully.

Installation Size

Step 3 ) The following Installation Size information talks about the current WordPress version, specs and set up in the site.

Note: This list will be different for you.

Installation Size

  • Uploads Directory = 138.60 MB
  • Themes Directory = 15.69 MB
  • Plugins Directory = 309.48 MB
  • Database size = 4.15 MB
  • Whole WordPress Directory = 508.01 MB
  • Total installation size = 512.16 MB

Drop-ins

Step 4 ) The following Drop-ins information talks about single files that replace or enhance WordPress features in ways that are not possible for traditional plugins.

Note: This list will be different for you.

Drop-ins

  • advanced-cache.php = Advanced caching plugin.

Active Theme

Step 5 ) The following Active Theme information talks about the active theme running in your site.

Note: This list will be different for you.

Active Theme

  • Name = ClassiPress Example Child Theme
  • Version = 0.1.0
  • Author = AppThemes
  • Author website = http://appthemes.com/
  • Parent theme = ClassiPress
  • Supported theme features = app-versions, app-wrapping, app-search-index, app-login, app-feed, app-open-graph, app-payments, app-price-format, app-plupload, app-stats, app-reports, app-comment-counts, post-thumbnails, automatic-feed-links, app-form-progress, app-require-updater, app-media-manager, app-addons-mp, custom-logo, custom-background, editor-style, menus, widgets

Other themes

Step 6 ) The following Other Themes information talks about the active theme running in your site.

Note: This list will be different for you.

Other Themes

  • ClassiPress (classipress) = Version 4.0.0 by AppThemes
  • Suffusion (suffusion) = Version 4.5.3 by Sayontan Sinha
  • Twenty Fifteen (twentyfifteen) = Version 2.0 by the WordPress team
  • Twenty Fourteen (twentyfourteen) = Version 2.2 by the WordPress team
  • Twenty Thirteen (twentythirteen) = Version 2.4 by the WordPress team

Must Use Plugins

Step 7 ) The following Must Use Plugins information talks about the plugin/s that must be used currently to run your site.

Note: This list will be different for you.

Must Use Plugins

  • Health Check Troubleshooting Mode = Version 1.5.0

 

Active Plugins

Step 8 ) The following Active Plugins information talks about the plugin/s that must be used currently to run your site.

Note: This list will be different for you.

Active Plugins

  • Easy WP SMTP = Version 1.3.6 by wpecommerce, alexanderfoxc
  • Health Check & Troubleshooting = Version 1.2.0 by The WordPress.org community ( Latest version: 1.2.1 )
  • PHP Compatibility Checker = Version 1.4.6 by WP Engine

Inactive Plugins

Step 9 ) The following Inactive Plugins information, lists all the plugins that are currently installed in your site but are not active. It is safe to delete these plugins.

Note: This list will be different for you.

Inactive Plugins

  • AddToAny Share Buttons = Version 1.7.28 by AddToAny
  • Admin Menu Editor = Version 1.8.4 by Janis Elsts
  • AdRotate = Version 4.13 by Arnan de Gans
  • Advanced Cron Manager = Version 2.3.2 by BracketSpace

Media Handling

Step 10 ) The following Media Handling information, shows what is handlers are running your media.

Note: This list will be different for you.

Media Handling

  • Active editor = WP_Image_Editor_GD
  • Imagick Module Version = Imagick not available
  • ImageMagick Version = Imagick not available
  • GD Version = bundled (2.1.0 compatible)
  • Ghostscript Version = Not available

Server

Step 11 ) The following Server information, shows you different specs about your server. This information is very important because it can help you troubleshoot issues you might run into because of some server limitations. If changes are required, you may need to get in contact with your host unless you manage your own server.

Note: The information below will be different for you.

Server

  • Server architecture = Windows NT 6.2 i586
  • PHP Version = 5.6.32
  • PHP SAPI = apache2handler
  • PHP max input variables = 1000
  • PHP time limit = 190
  • PHP memory limit = 256M
  • Max input time = 60
  • Upload max filesize = 100M
  • PHP post max size = 200M
  • cURL Version = 7.55.0 OpenSSL/1.0.2l
  • SUHOSIN installed = No
  • Is the Imagick library available = No
  • htaccess rules = Your htaccess file only contains core WordPress features

 

Database

Step 12 ) The following Database information, shows you the database version and settings for your site.

Note: The information below will be different for you.

Database

  • Extension = mysqli
  • Server version = 5.5.5-10.1.28-MariaDB
  • Client version = mysqlnd 5.0.11-dev – 20120503 – $Id: 76b08b24596e12d4553bd41fc93cccd5bac2fe7a $
  • Database user = wp442
  • Database host = localhost
  • Database name = wp442
  • Database prefix = wp_

WordPress Constants

Step 12 ) The following WordPress Constants information, shows you the database version and settings for your site. These values represent values set in your websites code which affect WordPress in various ways that may be of importance when seeking help with your site.

Note: The information below will be different for you.

WordPress Constants

  • ABSPATH = D:\webserver\xampp5-6\htdocs\wp442/
  • WP_HOME = Undefined
  • WP_SITEURL = Undefined
  • WP_DEBUG = Disabled
  • WP_MAX_MEMORY_LIMIT = 256M
  • WP_DEBUG_DISPLAY = Enabled
  • WP_DEBUG_LOG = Disabled
  • SCRIPT_DEBUG = Disabled
  • WP_CACHE = Disabled
  • CONCATENATE_SCRIPTS = Undefined
  • COMPRESS_SCRIPTS = Undefined
  • COMPRESS_CSS = Undefined
  • WP_LOCAL_DEV = Undefined

Filesystem Permissions

Step 13 ) The following Filesystem Permissions information, shows you the status of various locations WordPress needs to write files in various scenarios.

Note: The information below will be different for you.

Filesystem Permissions

  • The main WordPress directory = Writable
  • The wp-content directory = Writable
  • The uploads directory = Writable
  • The plugins directory = Writable
  • The themes directory = Writable
  • The Must Use Plugins directory = Writable

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That is how simple it is to check various information about your site, server, database and more using Health Check plugin.

I will update this tutorial from time to time. Make sure you come back for the latest updates.

If you have any questions please let me know.

Enjoy.

Manuel Ballesta Ruiz is a web developer, Blogger and WordPress Enthusiast.

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