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WordPress fix Server Error 500 on version 4.7

Discussion in 'Misc WordPress Requests' started by plxvandyk, Dec 5, 2017 at 6:36 AM.

  1. plxvandyk

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    Server Error 500 on version 4.7, by plxvandyk

    I’ve got version 4.7 on a website that I was using about 5 days ago and it’s suddenly giving an internal server error 500.

    It prevents me from gaining access to the dashboard or any of the back-end apps on the site.

    When I FTP onto the site all of the content is still there – it’s just not accessing.

    The domain is available and functioning at the http://www.modernmedia.co.za/ root level, but breaks when I go a step further to http://www.modernmedia.co.za/modernmedicine/ (which is where the site itself lives) and beyond.

    When I go to embedded html content, (www.modernmedia.co.za/digital.html – which forwards to a pre-built html5 digital magazine) it sends me deeper into the /modernmedicine/… folders and those seem to work – it’s just the wordpress side of things that isn’t functioning.

    I’ve read through the posts on similar topics and have tried:
    – Renaming the entire /plugins/ folder through FTP
    – Renaming the entire /themes/ folder through FTP
    – Renaming the htaccess file through FTP
    – Reloading a site backup from a 7 days ago
    – Opening the site from different browsers
    – Opening the site from different computers

    All to no effect.

    The affected website seems to be running version 4.7

    I have no active caching plugins on the website.

    I have another website running the same theme and plugins running on a subdomain on the same server and that site has no issues. It seems to be running ver. 4.7.8

    Please help – I’m at a loss here.

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