Wordpress page not loading, php error instead

Hi there,

I’ve tried to install a certificate on my Wordpress droplet. Since then when I go to my URL (droplet in Wordpress), I’m getting the error below instead.

My URL is

Who can help, please?

Many thanks


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felix@wordpress-s-1vcpu-1gb-fra1-01:~$ ps auxf | grep apache felix 1903 0.0 0.0 8156 656 pts/0 S+ 18:00 0:00 | _ grep --color=auto apache root 865 0.0 0.7 11204 7604 ? Ss 17:56 0:00 /usr/sbin/apache2 -k start www-data 876 0.0 0.5 757340 5328 ? Sl 17:56 0:00 _ /usr/sbin/apache2 -k start www-data 877 0.0 0.7 757468 7844 ? Sl 17:56 0:00 _ /usr/sbin/apache2 -k start

–> does this look correct?

felix@wordpress-s-1vcpu-1gb-fra1-01:~$ apachectl -t AH00558: apache2: Could not reliably determine the server’s fully qualified domain name, using Set the ‘ServerName’ directive globally to suppress this message

–> could this be the cause of the issue?

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January 5, 2023

Hello @felixwenzel73

It appears that the web service is down.

If you’ve made changes to the virtual host configuration files and then restarted Apache/Nginx and there was a syntax error in the config files this will return an error in the log files.

For example, to view the last twenty lines of the error log using tail, run the following command:

  1. sudo tail -n 20 /var/log/apache2/error.log

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


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