How to Fix 500 Internal Server Error

How to Fix Error 500 Internal Server

How to Fix the 500 internal server error happens when something is wrong with the website's hosting server or it may be a temporary bug of website.
How to Fix the 500 internal server error happens when something is wrong with the website's hosting server or it may be a temporary bug of website.

What is 500 Error Internal Server Error?

The 500 Internal Server Error happens when something is wrong with the website’s hosting server. The 500 error  Internal Server  is created by the website server itself or it may be a temporary bug of website.

Follow Steps

Step 1: 

Reload the web page.

You can easily reload a webpage by pressing F5 or Ctrl+R. Sometimes closing down the web page and reopening it might be enough to fix the 500 error.

Step 2: 

Clear Browser Cache

If you discovered a problem with the cached data of your web page, there are chances that it was caused by HTTP 500 issues.

There’s a simple way to clear cookies for the browser

  • Press Ctrl + H
  • On the left side find ( Clear Browsing Data)
  • Select cache
  • Exit/quit the browser and re-open the browser. 

Step 3: 

Clear Browser Cookies

This is a simple action to fix 500 Internal Server Error issues by deleting the cookies saved in the browser.

There’s a simple way to clear cookies for the browser

  • Press Ctrl + H
  • On the left side find ( Clear Browsing Data)
  • Select cookies
  • Exit/quit the browser and re-open the browser. 

Step 4: Contacting the website administrator

Contacting the website directly is a quick solution. To fix this contact the website administrator through the contact page.

 

Step 5 : Check .htaccess file

Many times 500 Internal Server Errors occurs due to misconfiguration of ‘.htaccess’ file. If you are the administrator of the website. You can check the permission of ‘.htaccess’ file. Before editing this file make sure to take a backup of ‘.access ‘ as  ‘.htaccess_bk’. You can easily find this file in the public_html folder of your website file manager. Now the final step is to change the permissions of ‘.htaccess’ file to 644.

 

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Final Words

The solutions provided by us in this article are easy to perform by anyone. If you are still facing the issue just write a comment below.