Questions tagged [500-internal-error]

A 500 internal server error is generic, for when a more specific message is not available.

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admin-ajax.php calls fail if referrer is sent with 500

calling admin-ajax.php via jquery ajax calls were failing from my site but postman calls to the same url were successfull. After some looking at headers it seems that the referer being set is the ...
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website returning random 504 and 502 errors

I am getting 502/ 504 errors on the website randomly, and have tried all the methods to debug the issue but unable to fix it When getting 5xx errors, I tried renaming the plugins folder to check if ...
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Cannot understand WordPress error message

The error I am getting is: Warning: call_user_func_array() expects parameter 1 to be a valid callback, function 'wptexturize' not found or invalid function name in /home/ifd6vop3yes7/public_html/...
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General 500 error from the root

I have inherited a wordpress site that mysteriously broke the dev in charge left and I'm helping to piece together what's going wrong. I told my PM that I have experience as a wordpress user and he's ...
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Strange behavior: random HTTP error 500 fixed by visiting Permalinks settings page (htaccess issue with language code)

I’ve got a pretty weird behavior on my site that I’d like to resolve. From time to time (no recognized pattern), my site shows a 500 error, on the front pages or on some admin pages. When this 500 ...
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/wp-admin/admin-ajax.php Error 500

I have a single Wordpress 4.9.16 website that is throwing Error 500s when taking many actions in the admin interface. When I try to do things like add a new category, nothing happens in the front end ...
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Wordpress Core is causing 500 internal server error

We are facing this error: PHP Fatal error: Uncaught Error: Call to undefined function get_locale() in /var/www/html/wp-includes/l10n.php:137 Stack trace: #0 /var/www/html/wp-includes/l10n.php(828): ...
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There has been a critical error on your website - won't fix no matter what

So I've got the dreaded error too it seems. Apparently it's a very common issue but I can't really seem to get a hang on the fix. One of the plugins my theme uses is causing the error as per the log I ...
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How to show the error causing the 'There has been a critical error on your website'?

I'm getting the error: 'There has been a critical error on your website. Learn more about debugging in WordPress.'. How do I display which error I'm getting in the frontend? I have these three lines ...
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500 error after upgrading from 5.0 to 5.4 and adding empty functions.php

I've finally managed to upgrade a WP site from v5.0 to v5.4. The only issue left is when I create an empty functions.php file I get 500 error. Does someone have an idea why is that? Thanks. Update: My ...
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wp_generate_attachment_metadata generates 503 Service Unavailable or 500 timeout errors

I've been struggling for a week with this... I was trying to upload an image with media_handle_upload but it never worked (it always timed out), so I decided to break it down to see where it failed ...
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Unable to access my page or WP Admin

I've been trying to get into my page for 3 days. I keep getting this message... This page isn’t workingstaunchtopteam.com is currently unable to handle this request. HTTP ERROR 500 Can anyone please ...
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HTTP 500 error when updating a page

We got a Wordpress site, designed by an external contractor a couple years ago. https://playbacktheatre.com.au We recently (Dec 2019) changed hosting providers in search of a better service. After ...
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Can't upload Images to Wordpress - Error 500 Response

I'm having a really frustrating issue whereby I can't seem to upload any images to Wordpress in a post content or via the browser uploader, multi-file uploader. When uploading a single image directly ...
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Error Logs to Diagnose Error 500 in LAMP

My Wordpress site is installed in a LAMP stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP). Suppose I encounter HTTP error 500. What logs might help diagnose the issue? How can the logs be enabled? What are the ...
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Internal Server Error upon installation

I'm developping a website using wordpress, i got domain name, i accessed the cpanel, and I installed Wordpress using Softaculous. The problem is when the installation is complete, I try to open the ...
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async_upload.php 500 Error when Uploading larger files with slow internet connection and latency

my page runs on a local corporate network on a Windows 2016 server running IIS 10. PHP 7.1 WordPress 5.3 The page is used as a video platform. Videos up to 2GB can be uploaded. From our locations on ...
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GET parent theme throws 500 error in console, site works fine

I have a storefront site with a storefront-child theme. Everything works fine except I have an annoying 500 in the console. GET https://fubar.net/wp-content/themes/storefront/?ver=5.3 net::...
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500 error for all pages and post after move localhost to server

today i move to the folder local to server after that i got 500 error for pages and post but in home page everything showing fine but other linkes are not working what i did? add apache2 conf and ...
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How to increase the number posts that displays by a hierarchical taxonomy? (HTTP ERROR 500)

I got HTTP ERROR 500 when I tried to get all the posts from a hierarchical taxonomy which is category. I have a page and in this page I want to display all the posts. This page and those posts have ...
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500 Error, Get custom field and returning it

I am using this code but getting a 500 error on the IF part. Not sure why this happens. $instac = get_the_author_meta( 'au-instagram', $current_author->ID ); if (!empty($instac)) { return '&...
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WordPress Errors? Update Failed! data.min.js

So I am getting this weird error anytime I try to edit or save a new page/post. I activated a default theme and disabled the only 2 plugins I had activated but I am still getting the error. I don't ...
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Unable to update plug-ins - Undefined index a:1:{s:3:"ssl";b:1;} in class-requests.php on line 213

After our hosting provider moved our site to a new Windows 2016 server I have been struggling with an intermittent error: PHP Notice: Undefined index: a:1:{s:3:"ssl";b:1;} in E:\WebContent\site-...
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Removed index.php now all pages with Internal Server Error

I'm coding a theme from an HTML template. Initially, I just removed the index.php with the .htaccess as the answer shows. Now I have "Internal Server Error" even on the homepage, that was working ...
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HTTP error 500 in a small WordPress site

I'm having a 500 error on my site and I tried to solve it doing the following: Deleted the .htaccess file. Deactivated all the plugins Uploaded a fresh wp-admin/ and wp-includes/ folder. None of ...
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How to require files in a custom endpoint

I am working on a custom endpoint to handle ajax media uploads with media_handle_upload(). I have created a custom endpoint with a route that is tested and works, however when I try require the ...
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Encountered Internal Server Error No 500 with four possibilities

Four possibilities 1. .htaccess file was misconfigured 2. Permissions on the file requested was misconfigured 3.PHP or CGI code was misconfigured in the file that is requested on site. 4.Site ...
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call to jquery ajax failing with 500 error when passing extra data field

I have the following jQuery for doing an Ajax call and it works fine: jQuery(document).ready( function($){ $( "#mystatus" ).change(runMyStatus); function runMyStatus() { var mystatus = this.value;...
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HTTP ERROR 500 after installing child-theme [Wordpress] [closed]

I just created and activated a child theme and now I'm getting the HTTP ERROR 500. I've deleted the child theme through FTP and still getting the error. Also tried changing wp-content/themes to wp-...
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Multisite Issue on Subdomain's article pages

I created an article under the subdomain that is in my multisite. Let's call the subdomain ztak.mydomain.com When I go to the main page of ztak.mydomain.com, the page shows appropriately. When I ...
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How can I reactivate a plugin without access to my dashboard?

I've been working on a wordpress site (geniedrinks.co.uk) using the Jevelin theme. Last night, I deactivated a plugin called WP Bakery Page Builder (js_composer) which immediately resulted in HTTP ...
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wp-login not found - All usual solutions not working

A new client of me can't login to his old(er) Wordpress website: wp-login gives a 404 error and wp-admin gives a 500 error. Here are the links (removed) I came across this issue before, but this ...
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How to fix wp-login.php gives error 500 after migration?

I have migrated a word press site to a self hosted linux server. My front page and all other pages load however images are still pointing to my old server. My wp-login.php page also gives an error 500....
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Can't access wp-admin Internal Server Error 500

I suddenly can't access company.co.za/wp-admin, as it redirects to http://company.co.za/wp-login.php?redirect_to=http%3A%2F%company.co.za%2Fwp-admin%2F&reauth=1 with error 500 What should I do ...
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Notice: Use of undefined constant REQUEST_URI - assumed 'REQUEST_URI' in ....functions.php on line 73

When I tried to edit my menu, it appeared HTTP ERROR 500 Then I set define('WP_DEBUG', true); in wp-config.php Once I try to save the menu, the following error appears: Notice: Use of ...
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Shortcode attributes causes 500 error after updating the page

I have created a shortcode that allows me to pass an attribute like so [product_swatch swatchtype="swatch"]. It works fine on the front end, but every time I update the page it leads to a 500 error. ...
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Failed to load resource: the server responded with a status of 500 (Internal Server Error)

I'm getting this 500 error in the browser: HTTP500: SERVER ERROR - The server encountered an unexpected condition that prevented it from fulfilling the request. (XHR)POST - https://www.example....
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Nginx 404, 500 errors and Wordpress

I have defined in my server block: server { error_page 401 403 404 /custom_404.html; location = /custom_404.html { root /var/www/html; internal; } ...
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Wordpress 4.9.8 doesn't save if content has style="

Wordpress 4.9.8 when I save a draft/publish return me an error: Gone The requested resource /wp-admin/post.php is no longer available on this server and there is no forwarding address. Please ...
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Meta Query Array Error 500

I have two CPTs – Match and Player. Each Match post entry contains details relating to a specific match (who played, scorers, etc.). This info is inputted via ACF Post Object fields corresponding with ...
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Wordpress error after installing plugin "Internal Server Error" [closed]

So after I press "Install" on a plugin that I want to install to my page I get "Internal Server Error" and message, that the plugin already exists. (Even I am installing a plugin for the first time, ...
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How to stop a 500 error on the WordPress theme folder

Google search console is complaining that my WordPress theme folder returns a 500 error. You can see it here https://www.dailywritingtips.com/wp-content/themes/dailywritingtips/ Curiously many ...
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How would I correctly implement a new if statement in a child functions file?

I want to make some changes to some Meta within an if statement on a parent function.php file and am doing so via child. The following is a snippet of the parent code: if( !function_exists('...
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WooCommerce - Call to undefined function is_woocommerce()

new here and to wordpress plugins development, go easy on me :D Anyway, I am trying to create a new plugin and I am getting a 500 error. I changed WP_DEBUG in config.php to true in order to see what ...
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Using any plugin results in http 500 error (and only plugins)

I am working on a site that was previously made by someone else. Whenever I try to use a plugin (eg. Dropbox Backup & Restore, Reset WP) I get an http 500 error.[I made a backup using filezilla.] ...
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Google Search Console: Index Coverage Error for /wp-includes/ php files

Recently, without changing anything on my website, Google search console started flagging 80 index coverage errors, shown as "Server error (5xx)". When I go look into it, what it's flagging are php ...
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Error in Validate Field with ACF plugin in Wordpress

I have the following problem when I am validating a field with the Advanced Custom Fields plugin in wordpress. What happens is that the field is validated correctly but the error appears on a new page ...
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How come I get internal server error even with try catch for get_the_title in functions.php?

I'm relatively new to PHP & wordpress but not to programming. I wanted to have a title relative to the $post title, so I created the following filter and added it to functions.php: add_filter('...
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wp_update_user() returning http 500 internal server error

I have created custom php file inside template directory with the name confirm_email.php in which user's status is updating when user click on confirmation link sent to users email. but when i am ...
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WordPress 502 | Header Upstream send too big

In the past one of our clients ran in to the problem of having a certain page(while being logged in) return a 502 error (upstream sent too big header while reading response header from upstream) after ...
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