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I changed a few files with the header and footer and then this error appearing... Bad character encoding is a very typical cause of 500 server errors. What text editor did you use to edit the files? Are you using the correct text encoding in the files, i.e. Unicode for a linux server? If the text encoding is OK and you're still getting the out of ...
Open your wp-config.php and change WP_DEBUG from false to true. You will see exactly which error.
Sorted it out myself. The problem was, server was very slow to process the import. The process was happening behind the scene but server actually went down. When server was up, I could see all the content on the other site.
When I had developed a theme, and I was trying to automate the import process by tweaking wordpress-importer plugin. I had faced the same issue. When importing server processes numerous DB operations at same time, that's why it's not able to respond and it results in 500 Internal server error. Try 1 : To fix the issue, you have to import one by one. ...
Please check your .htacess files there might be some issues in it. You may even try to rename it.Hope it helps I was stuck with similar issues little time ago.
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