How to Fix These 8 Most Common WordPress Errors
If you are using WordPress, you should already see a few errors while dealing with your WordPress website. There may be some complex and uncommon errors you may be facing based on the theme and plugins you are using, but a lot of them are common errors.
Here I’ve gathered some of the Common WordPress Errors. You may have faced some of these issues, others you may not. But you should know all these issues so that you can fix them as quickly as possible without a long downtime.
1.Too Many Redirects Error in WordPress
Too Many Redirects Error in WordPress can be caused with simple settings gone wrong and it may be caused by few other mistakes. In this article, you will learn about how we can fix this issue even if you are not able to access the WordPress Admin area.
If you are a beginner to WordPress, don’t worry it will be simple and easy to fix this issue. Just follow these steps.
This error may be caused by simple misconfiguration of settings or because of a few other issues. If the URL you are accessing is caught in a continuous redirect loop then you will get this error.
That is if you are accessing your website
http://example.com and it redirects to
http://www.example.com and then this will be redirected to without www. It continues the loop, browser loops through these 2 links for multiple times. After certain time browser times out and gives “Too Many Redirects Error” on to the browser.
Follow this detailed guide to Fix Too Many Redirects Error in WordPress
2. 500 Internal Server Error in WordPress
500 Internal Server Error is one of the most troublesome errors one can see on any website because these errors won’t provide much information to resolve them easily. In WordPress based website also we will see this kind of errors without detailed information why this 500 Internal Server Error occurred. But don’t worry, I’ll take you through a couple of simple steps to solve this problem in WordPress.
First of all, before going to the next steps, you should take backup of your WordPress website. If you have earlier backups, you can restore your website with those backups and you can work on fixing the issue with your new backup.
Follow this detailed guide to Fix 500 Internal Server Error in WordPress
3. Error Establishing A Database Connection In WordPress
Error Establishing A Database Connection is the common error you will see once in a while. It is caused because of numerous reasons. We will explore all the possibilities in this article.
In simple terminology, this error may be caused because of the problem with the database connection. Following are the possibilities, later in this article you will learn how to fix these issues.
Follow this detailed guide to Fix Error Establishing A Database Connection In WordPress
4. Memory Size Exhausted Error in WordPress
Memory Size Exhausted Error will be displayed if the script uses complete available PHP memory limit. You can fix this issue in a couple of ways that is by increasing the memory limit of your server or by catching which plugin is using PHP memory limit.
In this tutorial, you will learn all the possible ways of fixing Memory Size Exhausted Error in WordPress. You will go through step by step guide on how you can fix this on your WordPress website.
Follow this detailed guide to Fix Memory Size Exhausted Error in WordPress
5. Can’t Add or Install Plugins in WordPress
If you Can’t Add or Install Plugins in WordPress website, it’s not that difficult to figure out. Because these are the scenarios, that are either you don’t have access to install the plugins or you may be using free WordPress blog from wordpress.org or few more other issues. You will learn how to figure out & fix this issue in this article.
Follow this detailed guide to Fix Add or Install Plugins in WordPress
6. Syntax Error in WordPress
Are you getting Syntax Error on WordPress website? If you don’t know why you are getting this message, Here is a simple explanation: You are getting this Syntax Error message because you made some code changes to your WordPress website. Either by copying code snippets available online or just by updating the code with the wrong syntax in WordPress file.
If you haven’t made any changes recently, then maybe someone who has admin access to your website made the changes. Or it could happen sometimes with updating/installing not so popular plugins from third-parties. It may sometime happen with themes also.
Follow this detailed guide to Fix Syntax Error in WordPress
7. Briefly Unavailable for Scheduled Maintenance Error in WordPress
Briefly Unavailable for Scheduled Maintenance Error is displayed while updating plugins, themes or WordPress core. This message will disappear within few seconds or minutes based on the speed of your hosting server. In case of failure to update the plugins or themes, you will see this message forever, until this error is fixed.
Follow this detailed guide to Fix Briefly Unavailable for Scheduled Maintenance Error in WordPress
8. Menu Exceed Problem In WordPress
How to solve menu exceed problem in WordPress, if you are trying to add more than 100 menu items then it will be a problem because with default PHP configuration you can’t add more than 90 menu items. If you have long menu then you should update “max_input_vars” in PHP configuration file. You can fix this issue in a different method below you can find the clear explanation about the WordPress menu limit problem.
By default, the PHP variables are limit to 1000. Here you need to customize the “max_input_vars” in php configuration based on your menu requirement. If menu exceeds more than 1000(size), then items more than 90 will be removed automatically after saving the menu in WordPress.
Follow this detailed guide to Fix Menu Exceed Problem In WordPress