How To FIX WordPress back-end CSS not loading

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A missing or broken back-end CSS can leave your WordPress admin panel looking bare-bones and unpleasant to navigate. This can hinder your productivity and make managing your website a chore. Don’t worry, though, there are several ways to fix this issue and restore your admin panel to its stylish glory.

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Example of the broken backend of the WordPress admin panel, CSS not loading

Symptoms of Back-End CSS Not Loading:

  • The admin panel appears plain or unstyled.
  • Some elements, like buttons and menus, may be missing or appear broken.
  • The overall interface looks unprofessional and cluttered.

How to fix CSS not loading


Video: How To FIX WordPress back-end CSS not loading

Step by Step article:

1. Login to cPanel or Use an FTP connection.

2. If you are using cPanel, click File Manager.

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3. Navigate to “public_html”.

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4. Search for wp-config.php

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5. Edit the file.

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6. Scroll down until you see “That’s all, stop editing!”

7. Copy and paste this code above the line “That’s all, stop editing!”

define('CONCATENATE_SCRIPTS', false); 
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8. Save changes.

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9. Close the file.

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10. Login to your WordPress website and check if the CSS is working for the backend.

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