Articles of 500 internal error

Disable Garbage Collection?

I have a WP site which creates 500’s errors for about 2% of Apache requests (mostly bots and crawlers). I’m not able to stack trace most of those requests with 500’s neither to PHP or MySQL errors as well Apache error logs. Apache access log example for crawlers: – – [06/Oct/2015:11:23:49 -0400] “GET /international-chamber-of-commerce-icc-ud-754/ […]

500 Internal server error after changing php version

I recently uploaded a new wordpress website on a hosting service (with cpanel). I tried to change the php version because the wp theme gave me some errors on mobile but after i changed the php version the site went down with the 500 internal server errors. I deleted the plugin folder, reset the htaccess, […]

WordPress site 500 error

I was recently working on my sisters wordpress site and I was trying to remove the footer text from the template. I went into function.php and removed one line of code for the copyright. After saving the page, the website no longer loaded, and also going to the wp-admin page gives the same 500 error. […]

full blog working fine but post-new.php throwing 404

I’m getting a really weird error. My entire blog works perfectly, except for the post-new.php page (Posts -> Add New). I have debugging turned on via the config file but nothing shows in the debug.log or error_log files regarding post-new.php. It simply re-directs to /500.shtml Just to see what was up, I made a backup […]

wordpress upgrade from 4.2.1 to 4.7.3 500 error

For some reason, WordPress wont let me automatically upgrade, so i am going down the manual root. I have uploaded the contents of wp-admin and wp-includes, backing up the previous folders. When trying to navigate to the frontend, or even admin i just get a 500 error. I have disabled all plugins, and even reverted […]

Getting HTTP error 500 after migrating a website

I recently migrated my wordpress website and now I am getting http error 500. The debugg log says: PHP Fatal error: Uncaught Error: Call to undefined function update_option() in /home/sweetsixsteen/public_html/wp-includes/functions.php:3 Stack trace: #0 /home/sweetsixsteen/public_html/wp-settings.php(98): require() #1 /home/sweetsixsteen/public_html/wp-config.php(110): require_once(‘/home/sweetsixs…’) #2 /home/sweetsixsteen/public_html/wp-load.php(37): require_once(‘/home/sweetsixs…’) #3 /home/sweetsixsteen/public_html/wp-blog-header.php(13): require_once(‘/home/sweetsixs…’) #4 /home/sweetsixsteen/public_html/index.php(17): require(‘/home/sweetsixs…’) #5 {main} thrown in /home/sweetsixsteen/public_html/wp-includes/functions.php on line 3 […]

500 Internal Server Error after Register dialog, but with successful registration

I get a 500 Internal Server error if I try to register a new user. This user will be created successfully, but I don’t want that my users will see the error page and, therefore, think that something went wrong. My WordPress is hosted in a subdirectory of my institutions web page (e.g., The […]

Website goes down while importing backup (Internal server 500)

I have a WordPress website running on a machine. PHP has allocated memory of 128MB. Since I have two WP sites being host under same hosting it is consuming around 95MB out of 128MB on normal load.. I wanted to move new theme with custom fields types (Advanced Custom Fields). We created a test environment […]

Plugin PHP file gives error 500

I have created a plugin with a form to send a post request to a custom PHP file, but when I send the form, I get a 500 error. To verify and ascertain that the error is not originating from my code I’ve created a simple HTML file with the same code and run a […]

Debug 500 Internal Server Error on WordPress blog

My WordPress blog is hosted on a shared webserver on Hostgator. I’ve been having 500 Internal Server Errors the last couple of days. I haven’t installed any new plugins since the errors started showing up. I contacted tech support a few times but never got a succesful answer. The webhost has a process limit of […]