Wp-admin works but not website

A few days ago my website, after months of my website being up, went down. The thing is works just fine and I can access the Wordpress Dashboard. Furthermore, I can access and view all other domain’s on this server.

Here is the structure of the folders (in case that matters)

The site that is not working is in /var/www/ The working site is in /var/www/

I am running on Ubuntu 14.04 LAMP

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So apparently all that was needed was replacing the wp-settings.php file. It appears there may have been a script added to that page to make it overload. Thanks for all of your help, now time to step up my server security game so that doesnt happen again.


Okay, I have increased to

; Maximum amount of memory a script may consume (128MB)
memory_limit = 512M

Restarted Apache and am still getting the connection timed out error.

Also as for plugins, I have all plugins deactivated for the time being (I am only using advanced custom fields and a 301 redirect plugin so they shouldn’t too resource intensive anyways).

Looks like your are running up against the PHP memory limit. Edit the file /etc/php5/apache2/php.ini and increase the memory limit. Find this part of the file:

; Maximum amount of memory a script may consume (128MB)
memory_limit = 128M

and increase the number to something higher. Then restart Apache with:

sudo service apache2 restart

Though this also suggests that you should audit your plugins to see what’s using the memory.