Occasionally I get White page on my website powered by WordPress


I encounter a strange issue with my WordPress website. Occasionally, when I navigate on the site or I add new content in the backend, I get a blank white page. If I reload the page everything is ok. Any idea what could be? I work with WordPress for over 5 years and I never encounter something like this. In my error.log I don’t see anything suspicious. Has someone encountered this problem before? Please note that is not the White screen of death. Is just occasionally.

Thank you in advance, Marusca


Thank you for your response @CrypticDesigns Now I have a bigger problem. I get [mpm_prefork:error] [pid 7028] AH00161: server reached MaxRequestWorkers setting, consider raising the MaxRequestWorkers setting from time to time. I have the 2GB/2CPU droplet, and I don’t have more than 1000 visitors/day. Something is telling me that I don’t configurate my droplet right.

Probably because your browser can’t handle the data being send sometimes (could be a big site). I’ve got this sometimes as well when I take actions with big data.

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No problem, this is probably a misconfiguration in apache. Inside your droplet, change the following of this apache config:

sudo nano /etc/apache2/mods-enabled/mpm_prefork.conf

Increase your MaxRequestWorkers and restart apache. If this doesn’t seem to work, you should try to increase MaxConnectionsPerChild and try again. Hope this will help you, please give a report.