HTTP Error 500 - help!

Posted April 6, 2020 383 views

My site was working less than an hour ago -

However it now shows HTTP Error 500. Looking at DigitalOcean dash, I don’t see any issues with my droplets (though I’m pretty non technical!)


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Hi there @DaniGAN,

It seems like an issue with Apache or PHP, I would recommend following the steps from this answer here on how to troubleshoot common Apache problems:

Feel free to share the output of the commands here so that I could advise you further.

I would recommend starting with your Apache error log, you can check the last 100 entries with this command here:

  • tail -100 /var/log/apache2/error.log

This would give you more information about the actual problem.