Monthly Archives: January 2012

HTTP Error – 500 Internal Server Error

Description The 500 Internal Server Error is a “catch-all” server error and the server cannot be more specific about the nature of the error. The causes for a 500 error can be any number of things and about 9/10 times the error comes from a code error, which means that the problem is not necessarily […]

All You Need to Know About php.ini

Description Most servers with php installed on them come with default settings that are used server wide. However, sometimes a program will require these php settings to be changed and instead of changing the settings for the entire server a person can overwrite the default settings for just a particular location (or domain). This is […]

HTTP Error – 404 Not Found

Description A 404 Not Found means the address cannot find a file or folder on the webhosting server or the server has not found a file matching the given URI. Troubleshooting to Fix Check the spelling for the file and URL. After the base url all the links are case sensitive according to the casing […]

HTTP Error – 403 Forbidden

Description A 403 – Forbidden error means the server no longer grants you permission to view at the files being served for the website. This is usually caused by the webserver blocking the files or an endpoint is being protected by an authentication annotation or authentication middleware. Troubleshooting to Fix Check the folders’ and files’ […]

HTTP Error – 402 Payment Required

Description Reserved error for future use. The original intention was that this code might be used as part of some form of digital cash or micropayment scheme. This code is not usually used, however, Apple’s MobileMe service generates a 402 error (“httpStatusCode:402” in the Mac OS X Console log) if the MobileMe account is delinquent. […]

HTTP Error – 401 Authorization Required

Description The website you are trying to access has a password protected page. A 401 – Authorization Required error usually means either you do not have not been given the right username-password combination or the basic authentication failed. Troubleshooting to Fix Have you been given a username and password for this location? Usually if you have […]

HTTP Error – 400 Bad Request

Description This error 400 – Bad Request simply means either there is an error in the way you tried to type the website into your browser or your browser and web server where the site is hosted are having problems communicating with each other. Most often 400 – Bad Request is due to a bad […]

HTTP Error Codes

Description While on the internet every person has seen error codes. There are a wide variety of error codes and reasons for them. This article will simply address a list of common HTTP error codes and link to subsequent articles with more details about the error codes, common causes, and how to fix the reason […]

Browse To Your New Hosting Platform Without Changing Nameservers

Description Sometimes people will sign up with a new web hosting service and want to be able to work on the page at their new host while leaving their website active at the old host. Most web hosting companies will provide a temporary URL that will allow you to see your site, however due to […]