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[resolved] migrated site, admin side gives 500 error (3 posts)

  1. flymo42
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Hello All
    I have recently migrated my WP blog to a new server and I can access the front end & login, but when I try to access the admin side I get a 500 error. The site tells me admin is logged in but I cannot load the backend.

    I am looking for potential gotchas that may indicate where the problem is coming from.

    I have an .htaccess file in the admin side as follows

    # BEGIN WordPress
    RewriteEngine On
    RewriteBase /
    RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f
    RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d
    RewriteRule . /index.php [L]
    # END WordPress

    The problem occurs with or without the htaccess file.

    Any help world be appreciated.
    Thanks
    John

  2. lonnylot
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    You may want to ask your host or server admin to look at the sites error logs and see what error is showing up.

  3. flymo42
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    All came down to permissions after I uploaded to new server - file & folder restrictions were to strict...Now I can secure the blog properly.

    Tanks.
    John

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