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internal error 500 htacess

Hi. i edited htacess from wordpress dashboard and now it shows up internal error 500. i munable to go to my site, admin area, dashboard. as i guess it needs to be recovered, updated or undo or disable htacess (i don t know how to say) how can i do that, how can i fix this issue. i edited htacess by adding some code snippet from random video tutorial. i didn’t know possible results. (despite that i was wondering about something will go wrong)

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Hi there @levanmirvelashvili,

I would recommend either trying to delete the code snippet which you added and then save the file again and see if this works.

If the site is still returning a 500 error I would recommend just adding default .htaccess file with the following content:

# BEGIN WordPress

RewriteEngine On
RewriteBase /
RewriteRule ^index\.php$ - [L]
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d
RewriteRule . /index.php [L]

# END WordPress

Make sure to take a backup of your current .htaccess file just in case anything goes wrong.

Besides that to see the exact problem which is causing the error, you can take a look at your Apache error log:

  1. sudo tail -f /var/log/apache2/error.log

Let me know how it goes! Regards, Bobby

@bobbyiliev i didn t have backup. can in back up now