500 Internal Server Error tells you there may be some problem with the server website you visit. There may be too many hits at the same time, a corrupt .htaccess file, etc. or the server can’t know what the specific problem is.
In the following article, we will tell you what 500 Internal Server Error is and how to fix it as we go through below.
How to recognize 500 Internal Server Error
Depending on the design, the code structure of each different website will have different error messages. But generally, when you encounter this problem, you will receive messages similar to the following:
- 500 Internal Server Error
- 500 Error
- HTTP 500 – Internal Server Error
- HTTP Error 500
- HTTP 500 Internal Error
- Temporary Error (500)
- Internal Server Error
- 500. That’s an error
How to fix 500 Internal Server Error
1. Reload the page
This error is a temporary error on the server, you need to reload the page to fix the error. You can press the F5 button or use the Ctrl + R key combination to reload.
2. Clear browser cache
It is possible that the website cache issue is down causing the 500 Internal Server Error. If you have this problem, let’s clear the browser cache.
3. Delete Cookies on Browser
After clearing cookies on your browser, restart your browser.
The above post is an explanation of what 500 Internal Server Error is, signs, and how to fix it. Thanks for reading!
Karim Buzdar holds a degree in telecommunication engineering and holds several sysadmin certifications including CCNA RS, SCP, and ACE. As an IT engineer and technical author, he writes for various websites.