Getting 503 Service Unavailable with WordPress. What should I do?
I currently have 8 plugins installed on my Wordpress website. I persistently get a 503 error and GoDaddy support seems like it can't really help. Can someone give me a clue on how to solve this, before I take the decision of switching ISP?
Re: Getting 503 Service Unavailable with WordPress. What should I do?
A 503 Service Unavailable Error is an HTTP response status code indicating that a server is temporarily unable to handle the request. This may be due to the server resources being overloaded or down for maintenance. This could actually be caused by a lot of things, including but not limited to the types of plugins/themes you're using (usually not the case though.)
Another possibility is that you're just not on the right type of server. Do you have multiple sites on a shared server? That can cause the issue, too.
If you could provide us as much information as possible about these things:
- What is your site URL?
- Type of platform you're hosting on and the level
- What do your resources look like?
- Are you using a firewall like Website Security Deluxe or Cloudflare?
Reviewing the resources I've provided and answering the questions will go a long way into helping figure out what the underlying issue may be.
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