May 25th, 2017
Where do you start in the case that you have uploaded a custom theme to a Bitnami application (hosted on Google Cloud) and you have a fatal error that you cannot identify? The error logs might be a good idea however these reveal nothing. The only clue is a completely blank/white page.
Does your theme use php short tags? <? instead of <?php
In that case there is a quick solution. Enable short tags. Login to your SSH terminal and follow these instructions:
sudo vi /opt/bitnami/php/etc/php.ini
Scroll down and locate short_tags
change it from:
Then Save and exit the file and restart PHP:
sudo /opt/bitnami/ctlscript.sh restart php-fpm
Done! Short tags should now be enabled!
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