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Internal Server 500 Error (4 posts)

  1. nyghtfalcon
    Member
    Posted 6 months ago #

    A few hours ago I was performing regular maintenance on one of our sites. I started by updating the all-in-one-seo plug-in. I immediately got an error that the update couldn't be completed because of a server error. Here's what I have done:

    1. I deleted and manually uploaded that plug-in. Didn't work.

    2. I am using the w3 total cache plug-in and manually deleted the cache. I also edited the .htaccess file and removed the lines w3tc had added. Didn't work. I also edited the wp-config.php file and removed the reference to w3tc near the top. I don't see any other references in that file.

    3. I copied the w3tc plug-in back to the server. Didn't help.

    4. I delete and recopied TML in an effort to get to the /wp-admin/ login. Didn't work.

    Here are the plug-ins installed: Of course, Word Press 3.81, Akismet, all-in-one-seo-pack, Buddy Press and bbpress, bp-group-documents,bp-group-hierarchy, bp-group-organizer, buddypress courseware (not activated), buddypress-docs, buddy-press-media, buddypress-foa, buddypress-registration-groups-1, cimy-user-manager, collabpress (not activated), contact-form-7, events-manager, gd-bbpress-attachments, google-sitemap-generator, nested-shortcodes, shortcodes-ultimate, skysa-official, tag-groups, w3-total-cache, wangguard, wpsso, wysija-newsletters

    Additional information: I had just used the BuddyPress plug-in that allows collaboration on documents before all this started. The site has been operating flawlessly for two weeks since it went live.

    https://wordpress.org/plugins/w3-total-cache/

  2. parmandx
    Member
    Posted 6 months ago #

    I experience the same error...If you delete your .htaccess file it should resolve the issue. I also un installed the plugin the re sinstalled. Hope that helps

  3. nyghtfalcon
    Member
    Posted 6 months ago #

    It worked. Can't thank you enough. Fantastic.

  4. nyghtfalcon
    Member
    Posted 6 months ago #

    One more question, please.

    This site is a combination of our seminar registration site, and our community site. There are 500+ people on the site, profiles, photos, documents shared and so on. I noticed when I deleted the cache that every member of the site essentially had the entire site cached for him or her.

    Is this plug-in appropriate for a site like this or am I better off without caching?

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