I'm getting a 504 gatewar error on my ghost blog Dropplet

I installed ghost cms on a dropplet and everything went fine, I was customizing my blog but then suddenly I got a “504 Gateway Time-out nginx/1.18.0 (Ubuntu)” and I don’t know how to fix it.

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March 2, 2023

Hi @72665e12c10449b78b2f5ebdc86b3a,

In such situations, it’s always best to check your logs, in this case you can start with Nginx’s error log.

The log should be located in /var/log/ and more specifically /var/log/nginx. In there check the log, reload your website and see the newest error message, it will be about the error you are experiencing. From there you’ll have a more exact reason why the error is appearing and you can further research how to resolve it.

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