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Internal Error

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by BottingWorks, Sep 11, 2012.

  1. BottingWorks

    BottingWorks Regular Member

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    I keep getting an error saying;

    Error establishing a database connection

    Internal Server Error


    I've been on Google for about 4 hours now, nothing is fixing it!

    What are some usual fixes for this sort of thing? What's causing the problem?
     
  2. nickk

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    Simply your SQL seems to be down or you have wrong credentials to connect on the sql
     
  3. Endire

    Endire Elite Member Premium Member

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    Bottingworks,

    These errors are typically caused by programming errors or (as mentioned by nickk) your SQL server is not configured properly, is being passed the wrong credentials or is down. If this is a new installation of Wordpress, you might try uninstalling the package of files and re-installing it on the server. If it is not a new installation, were there any programming changes made to core files? Are there any error codes that the page you see is giving? Are you receiving the same error when you go to the backend of the website?

    This post outlines a fix for the problem you are talking about. Sorry if you have already seen this article,

    http://www.wpbeginner.com/wp-tutori...ablishing-a-database-connection-in-wordpress/

    Hope this helps you,

    Shawn