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Causes and Solutions for WordPress Internal Server 500 Error

by Erica Terner How To Resolve WordPress Error

WordPress CMS is one of the most preferred platforms for websites and blogs. It has many advanced features. But that doesn’t mean WordPress is free from error. Many errors hit the WordPress website. The WORDPRESS Error 500 is one of the frustrating errors for users that usually comes on the site. It is. However solutions for internal server errors are easy, but we should also know the causes of error.


You should know the fact that 500 error arrives because of many reasons, and most of them are associated with code error failure. Now we will know the different reasons for internal server 500 error.

1 .htaccess File configuration error 

Assume that you are installing a plugin, and instantly, you see everything gets corrupted. If you receive 500 internal server error during plugin installation, for instance, plugin related to SEO, please check if the plugin has additional code to your .htaccess file 

A bad installation in .htaccess file can bring 500 internal server errors. 

Solution

You need to login to the FTP or Cpanel. After that, you can access the .htacess file. Edit .htacess file or recreate it.  

If you are not aware of how to respond to what plugin has directed and you want your site usually works. Then get a back up of you already available content as txt file and save this for backup purpose.  

2. PHP code implementation error

If a plugin has incorrect code, the error comes naturally. Maybe you are trying to function an outdated plugin that was compatible to work with PHP 5.4 or 5.6. Sometimes the outdated version of plugins can create obstructions on the website. That eventually turns up into the internal server error.

Solutions 

 It will be identified when you activate the WP error log within the website.

Once the PHP files get modified with WP debug mode, then you will be able to know the actual reason for the error. The error will also give your information about the file location where it is occurring. So it becomes easy that which of the plugins is causing the error. We can either disable the plugin or another to rectify the problem.   

Conclusion 

Not only WordPress error 500 but sometimes user faces white screen of death error, WORDPRESS 404 errorand many more errors. In such a situation, you need to read the instructions cautiously. Follow guidelines as per directed. There are many troubleshooting guides available on the internet. Moreover, you can connect with the talented WordPress engineer.  

Summary 

In such a situation, you need to read the instructions cautiously. Follow guidelines as per directed. There are many troubleshooting guides available on the internet. Moreover, you can connect with the talented WordPress engineer.


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About Erica Terner Freshman   How To Resolve WordPress Error

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Created on Mar 24th 2020 08:17. Viewed 602 times.

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