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  • Resolved theankush


    I am facing this problem on my website
    But this problem is not occuring on phone and other mobile devices. Its just on PCs. My host is godaddy. Please do something guys..I am amateur, else i should have gone through.

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  • I believe godaddy is having some DNS issues causing sites to be down. This has been reported on forums by people who have been able to contact customer support. I’ve been trying to call but the numbers are all busy.
    Hope we are all back up soon 🙂

    yeah hope so man, its not working on my phones even now. 🙁 it is the peak time of my website’s visitors. hope your wish get heard soon

    Just happened to me as well

    What is the way to recover?

    – First, try contacting the hosting provider if the database server is online / if they have any other problem at their end, or they made any changes to your account, or if there are any limitations/restrictions, if the hosting package is set to Windows and not Linux, etc .

    – double check your wp-config.php file settings for the database name, database username and database password. This is where most errors occur.

    -Then check that you don’t need to change the database host from “localhost” to something else. You can get that info from your hosting provider.

    -Check you have actually created a database with the same database name as is in your wp-config.php file.
    -Last, but not least, if all that information is correct your database probably has a problem with it, and you may need to contact your hosting provider.

    Do not argue with an idiot. He will drag you down to his level and beat you with experience.

    now is working fine as before.

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