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HTTP ERROR 500

  • Posted April 23, 2022
  • PHP

Hi when I am traying to access my website I am facing this HTTP error 500 can anyone help me

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Hello,

There are two types of 500 errors, one is when you are using Apache and you have a configuration error, either in your .htaccess file or in your Apache config file.

The other type of a 500 error is the HTTP 500 error which you are experiencing. This means there is an issue with your Application. To properly debug this, you need to create an error log of your application and check out the error there. In your case you have used the PHP tag. This means you need to create an error log using php.ini or .user.ini file and indicate where the PHP error log is located. It’s possible the error log is already there somewhere as well. The best way is to check your PHP options.

This can be achieved by creating a info.php file in your Application’s path and typing in

<?php
phpinfo();

Then open the file in our browser. It will give you all the information you need about your PHP settings.

Hello there,

The 500 Internal Server Error is a very general HTTP status code that means something has gone wrong on the website’s server, but the server could not be more specific on what the exact problem is.

You can check if Apache/Nginx is running properly and also examine the error log files on the server.

If you’re using Apache check the following article on How To Troubleshoot Common Apache Errors

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-troubleshoot-common-apache-errors

Here is a link to an answer on How to troubleshoot common Nginx problems:

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/questions/how-to-troubleshoot-common-nginx-issues-on-linux-server

Hope that this helps!