HTTP Error When Uploading Images to WordPress

by Mia Mart I am a writer

Have you ever been in a situation when you were working on your website and suddenly a stubborn error comes up? In addition of that, if the error message displayed on your screen also does not give you any information about the root cause of the problem then it becomes very frustrating. It not only breaks your workflow but decreases your overall productivity as well. Occurrence of HTTP error when uploading images to WordPress website is one of these frustration causing situations. It occurs when you are trying to upload an image to your website and using the built-in media uploader for the same.

Here, we will talk about all the causes of this error and walk you through all the possible solutions.

You will get to know about the occurrence of this error when you see a generic message displayed on your screen. This message does not contain any information about the root cause of the problem. This is why HTTP errors are a little difficult to fix. The first step should be diagnosing the problem and then look for a proper solution according to that. Fixing an error becomes very easy if you know the exact cause.

What to Do When You Get an HTTP Error When Uploading Images to WordPress?

This error is most likely to occur when you are uploading an image, a video, a PDF file or any other file type supported by WordPress. Here are a few solutions that you can try to get rid of this error:

·         Page Refresh: There are chances then this error message will go away just by refreshing the page you are currently on.

·         Decrease the Media File Size: If this error has been occurred because you are uploading a media file which is too large in size then you can try to reduce the size and then upload it again.

·         Rename the Media File: At time, the problem can be resolved just be renaming the media file that you are trying to upload. Also you should never use a file name containing special characters.

·         Deactivate Plugins Temporarily: If this error is being caused by an in compatible theme or plugin then you can deactivate all the plugins at once and after this if the problem is resolved then you can try activating them one by one to find the faulty one. Once you spot the problematic plugin, you can find its alternative.

·         PHP Memory Limit Increase: If the reason of this problem is exhausted PHP memory limit then you can fix it by simply increasing the allowed PHP memory.

·         Set Up Uploads Folder Permission: To check if this is the case you can use a FTP client to access folder permission and set them up properly.

·         Custom Media Library Path Removal: If your media library path is not set up correctly and causing the error then you can go to ‘Settings > Media’ in the WordPress dashboard of your website and see a file path value listed then you should delete it. And after that click on ‘Save Changes’.

Wrapping Up!

Here, we have listed out all the possible causes of this WordPress HTTP Error and their respective solutions. These steps will surely help you to get your website running back to normal and you will be able to upload the images or media files that you were trying to. But if you find yourself in any confusion related to this specific error or some other WordPress related issue then you should consider some expert professional help.

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About Mia Mart Freshman   I am a writer

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