5 Debugging Tools For WordPress Developer

by April 19, 2016 0 comments

As a theme or plugin developer, you definitely debug your code while working on it. If you’re developing WordPress website then you can simplify the debugging process by using tools, describes in this article to enhance your quality of code and productivity.

Chrome Console

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The Chrome Developer Tools (DevTools for short), are a set of web authoring and debugging tools built into Google Chrome. The DevTools provide web developers deep access into the internals of the browser and their web application. Use the DevTools to efficiently track down layout issues, set JavaScript breakpoints, and get insights for code optimization.



Firebug integrates with Firefox to put a wealth of web development tools at your fingertips while you browse. You can edit, debug, and monitor CSS, HTML, and JavaScript live in any web page

Debug Bar

Debug Bar

Debug Bar is a plugin which is  available free of cost in the WordPress plugin directory and adds a debug menu to the admin bar that shows query, cache, and other helpful debugging information.



It is another plugin in the WordPress extension directory that helps  to manually log data or to capture logging on WordPress actions. You can capture load time, memory, backtrace, data dumps, URLs, and server IPs

Theme Check


Add this plugin in your WordPress to test your theme for all the latest WordPress standards and practices. It is a great theme development tool.  With it, you can run all the same automated testing tools on your theme that WordPress.org uses for theme submissions.

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