Why am I getting error 500 - Internal Server Error
Posted by Chris W. on 05 July 2008 03:44 PM
Things to check for|
If you are installed on a suphp server:
If you notice the attributes mentioned above, you'll need to chmod those to 755.
- Make sure you do not have any files chmoded to 777.
You can use your FTP client and scan for files with the attributes of -rwxrwxrwx
777 directories will be listed as drwxrwxrwx
Note: Irregardless of any install directions, 755 must be used instead of 777.
- check all .htaccess files for php flags.
Do you have php variables in your .httaccess? If so, move them to a php.ini file inside the directory of the script location.
If you do not have SuPHP installed on your server:
- rename all .htaccess files to something else (example: .htaccessbackup). The most common issue on non-suphp server is misconfigured rewrite rules. Renaming the .htaccess file will help diagnose if this is the problem.