[wp-hackers] Problems with reference to $wp_roles->roles

David F. Carr david at carrcommunications.com
Fri Feb 10 15:23:04 UTC 2012

I found that every reference to $wp_roles in WordPress core was wrapped
with an isset check, so I just needed to do the same:

if ( ! isset( $wp_roles ) )
$wp_roles = new WP_Roles();

On Thu, Feb 9, 2012 at 5:41 PM, Jeremy Clarke <jer at simianuprising.com>wrote:

> I'm not sure why the $wp_roles object would be unnavailable sometimes, but
> maybe your users are seeing errors you aren't because they have error
> reporting in PHP turned up higher than you.
> If you aren't already, you should enable WP_DEBUG and the Debug Bar plugin
> and use them when developing. WP_DEBUG will make you see as many errors as
> possible and the Debug Bar plugin will give you a nice button that lights
> up orange when there is a warning or notice anywhere on the page, useful
> when the errors aren't in places you commonly look.
> You should also enable WP_DEBUG_LOG, which will write all errors to a
> /wp-content/debug.log file. Tail that file (using command line, or the
> Console app on OSX) to catch ALL the errors, even ones that happen behind
> the scenes in AJAX calls.
> Learn all about it on my favorite site on the internet:
> http://codex.wordpress.org/Debugging_in_WordPress
> --
> Jeremy Clarke • jeremyclarke.org
> Code and Design • globalvoicesonline.org
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