Causes of 500 Internal  Server Error on Your  WordPress Site

By WPclerks

Syntax errors or fatal errors in the PHP code of your theme or plugins can cause a 500 error.

PHP Errors


A corrupted or misconfigured .htaccess file can lead to server errors.

Corrupted .htaccess File


Incompatible or poorly coded plugins or themes can conflict with each other or with the WordPress core.

Plugin or Theme Issues