Possible Solutions for WordPress White Screen of Death And Error Establishing a Database Connection

When you see the WordPress white screen of death error on your website, you should try to eliminate the error by trying these methods

  • Locate the plugins on the dashboard and deactivate them if they are corrupted
  • Uninstall the current theme and replace it with the default theme
  • Make a new .htaccess file and delete the old one (make sure all the rewrite commands and codes written correctly)
  • Raise the PHP limit of the WordPress website
  • Flush our stored cookies and cache from the browser

Now we will know about the potential steps to fix error establishing a database connection in WordPress

  • Ensure that you are using correct database credentials
  • Remove corrupt WordPress file restore the default file
  • Defected themes need to be eliminated from the website
  • Flush out the incompatible plugins from the website
  • Contact your web host if the situation is out of your hand

The above steps will surely help you to fix the database connection failure issue. More assistance will be at the WordPress help desk.

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