How To Fix 500 Internal Server Error

500 internal service problem PHP

What is internal service problem?

Almost all of our servers run on PHP as CGI binary. One of the side effects of PHP as CGI binary is that internal service error problem can occurs at any time if the permissions of files and directories are set incorrectly. Internal server errors can also occurs if there are certain PHP directives defined in an htaccess file. 500 internal service error is a common problem in HTTP file transferring process. 500 internal service problem may happen because of some faults in.htaccess files, PHP memory limits or a slew in some other random issues. It is a very common and annoying problem that occurs very frequently while working with files. Most people become very confuse to deal with it.

What is a PHP file?

500 internal server error phpFull form of PHP is Hypertext preprocessor(or simply PHP). It is a server-side scripting processor or language designed for specially Web development. PHP originally stood for personal home page. But now it now stands for the recursive initialism PHP: Hypertext preprocessor. PHP code may be embedded into HTML code and can be used for various web pages and web frameworks. The standard PHP interpreter is a free software released under the PHP license. PHP has been widely ported and can be deployed on most web servers on almost every operating system and platform, free of charge. It is a very common web language and is used in wide range allover the world. There are two primary ways for adding support for PHP to a web server- as a native web server module or as a CGI executable. PHP has a direct module interface called SAPI(server application programming interface) for different web servers. Numerous configuration options are supported, affecting both core PHP features and extensions.

What is 500 internal service error?how to solve 500 internal server error in php

The 500 internal service error is a very common HTTP(hyper text transfer protocol) code which means something has gone wrong on the server’s page or website server but the server is not specific of the exact problem. In other words, it means that the server can not process your request for some unknown reason. The problem is not with your gazettes like smartphones, computers, desktops, or laptops, but its entirely a system related or website problem. Sometimes there can also have some massage to reload your page or to try again later or back to previous page or unable to open the page due to some unknown reason etc.

How to deal with 500 internal service error problem?

internal server error 500 phpAs we have discussed earlier that 500 internal service error problem is a very common system oriented problem, there are some possible ways to deal with it.

Reload the web page. You can do that by pressing the refresh or reload button, pressing F5 or Ctrl+R or trying the URL again from the address bar. As this error is generally a server-send error, reloading the same page after sometime can be helpful in solving the problem.

We have discussed earlier that it is a very annoying and frustrating error because it does not have any straight forward solution. At the same time it takes so much time and sometimes really makes hindrance while doing some important works. We need to do a lot of troubleshoot to deal with it. It can push a WordPress beginner in a panic mode.

How To Fix 500 Internal Server Error in Php

1. Checking  .htaccess files can also be helpful. Sometimes renaming the same files with some extensions like .htaccess_bt or anything can help in dealing with this problem. As ‘htaccess‘ is a hidden file, we need to select the hidden file option in our configuration setting to rename it.

2. Checking the PHP version can also be a solution as the last server supported php version is 5.3

3. Checking PHP memory limit can also be a troubleshoot. Plugging, scripts and themes often use huge memory which can cause internal server problem. In this case all you need to do is to add following line of code memory_limit=256M in your code. Php

This error can also be a result of WordPress core file corruption. At this time all you need to do is to re-upload a fresh version of wp-admin or other official files.


500 internal error problem php is a very common problem. So follow the solving suggestions that are discussed in this article. Hope it will be helpful in your future usage.

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