Typical way to fix – edit php.ini upload_max_filesize = 20M post_max_size = 20M Server reboot may be needed for new values to take effect. You can see value currently in use on your sites “/wp-admin/site-health.php” page. Issues Ensure you are editing the correct php.ini file!!!! Use phpinfo(); to make sure
Memory size limit issue
Can often fix by pasting this line into wp-config.php file (or adjusting if already present) 256M is recommended for wordpress, less will often cause issues for some plugins etc.
Briefly unavailable for scheduled maintenance
Site update sticks with “Briefly unavailable for scheduled maintenance. Check back in a minute.” or “The website is undergoing scheduled maintenance” message. Connect using FTP and delete the .maintenance file in the root directory. Other checks Are you sure the message being shown isn’t your own dummy message for a site you’ve haven’t finished creating […]
After update admin area blank or error 500
It may be that the main site front end works fine, but the admin area is error 500 or just blank depending on browser. Turn on debug mode to try and find cause of the problem. In “/wp-config.php” find (or add) “define(‘WP_DEBUG’, false);” and set it to true. This may reveale a memory size limit […]
Page not found when using permalinks
Pages can be viewed when permalink are set to “Plain” (/?p=###) but you get an apache not found error when using other pemalink settings mod_rewrite needs enabling in apache. Allow all overrides.