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Solved – How to Fix the 500 Internal Server for a WordPress website

How to Fix the 500 Internal Server for a WordPress website

There will be the issue while login to wp-admin or login.phpCause:
  1. WP core file corrupted
  2. Plugin incompatibility
  3. Unsupported theme update
  4. PHP Memory issue
SolutionsWP Core file corrupted
  1. Rename wp-admin & wp-include folder and refresh the site (will show the same)
  2. Rename back to the original name and check the site.
  3. If the problem still exists, then take a backup of the site.
  4. Download latest version of WordPress for wordpress.org
  5. Replace the existing wp-admin & wp-include folder with the latest download.
  6. Problem solved
Plugin Incompatibility
  1. Rename plugin folder and refresh the site (will show the same)
  2. Rename back to the original name and check the site.
  3. if the problem still exists
  4. Login to FTP > wp-content> plugin> rename installed plugin folder one by one and check the site
  5. If the problem still exists then need to try another method.
Unsupported Theme Update
  1. Rename theme folder and refresh the site (will show the same)
  2. Check the latest update of the theme and replace installed theme
PHP Memory IssueFor this issue, we have to contact the hosting provider to increase the PHP memory limit. we need at least  128MbIf the problem still exists then we have to install the fresh copy of WP.

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