Fix the WordPress 500 Internal Server Error within Seconds in Hostinger

Fix the WordPress 500 Internal Server Error within Seconds in Hostinger

Today while updating themes and plugins on my page. I just installed and activated the Monarch plugin from Divi.

After activating the plugin, my website went down and I got this message: “There has been a critical error on this website. Please check your site admin email inbox for instructions.

500 internal server error on wordpress

All my focus now was to get my website back and running, so I opened the website in other browsers and checked whether I was getting this message only.

My bad! literally, my website has some critical issues.

Then I visited my Hostinger Dashboard, and Click on the little chat button on the right-hand side.

I used this chat, many times and they solved my problems very quickly. But today something new hit my mind and I wrote this article.

What Happened today, when I clicked the chat box, it redirected me to Hostinger’s Help page, where by default Hostinger AI Assistant suggested me that your website is affected by 500 Error.

It was written there, to seek Hostinger AI assistant to resolve this error.

As I panicked, I clicked to seek Hostinger AI Assistant, and I didn’t take a screenshot of it either (for this post).

After seeking Hostinger AI assistant help, it analysed the whole website and showed me the root problem of this error within seconds. The message displayed was this

fixing 500 internal server error using Hostinger AI Assistant

It shows me the real problem, that one of my new plugins is generating this problem. And the assistant asks me to deactivate the plugin.

I clicked on the button “Fix my website” and within seconds, the AI Assistant of Hostinger deactivated the plugin and fixed my problem.

Within seconds I got my website working. Thanks to Hostinger, they have updated technologies to help their clients.

There are tons of articles on the topic “How to Fix the 500 Internal Server Error on Your WordPress”. But for a website owner like me, the first thing I need is to recover my website from these failures.

Suggested Readings

  1. How to Start a Blog
  2. How to Start an Online Store
  3. How to Install WordPress in Hostinger
(Resolved) Posts Not Showing on WordPress

(Resolved) Posts Not Showing on WordPress

(Resolved) Posts Not Showing on WordPress Website

Does your Posts are Not Showing on the WordPress website?

One of my students asked me why his website is not showing his posts?

I helped him in setting up his first WordPress website. So, I was aware of some of the settings we changed on his website.

I asked him to send me a screenshot of his WordPress General settings.

The reason behind WordPress not showing up his posts on the website is:

In WordPress Reading settings, he selected Home as the Static page of the website, but for the posts page, he didn’t select any page. Here is the screenshot

Remember !

If you are setting Your homepage displays as A Static Page, then you have to select a page for your Posts page to display.

Create a Page for Posts to Display

I asked him to create a page with the name Blog, and select Blog as a posts page in Reading settings.

And all your posts will be displayed in the Blog page of your website.

The other thing I asked him to do is,

Go to Menu and add Blog page in the Primary Navigation menu.

If you don’t know how to add primary menu on the website you can read my post on how to add navigation menu to your website.

After, adding Blog page to his primary menu, his website is showing posts in the Blog page.

Similarly, if you have set your home page as a static page, then you have to select any one of your pages as a posts page, otherwise, you won’t able to display your posts on your WordPress website.

If you have set Your Homepage displays as Your Latest Posts, then you don’t have to set Posts page.

How to kick out Comment Spam from WordPress

How to kick out Comment Spam from WordPress

How to Stop Spam Comments on WordPress Website

Do you want to kick out Comment Spam from WordPress website? These comments are annoying to webmasters as well as readers. So, it it better to kick them out of your website.

Spam is the unwanted message or comments you get in your email inbox or the comment section of your website or youtube.

Everyone hates unwanted messages. So you are probably here because you are getting unwanted messages in your WordPress website comment section.

To start, let’s understand spam first.

What is Spamming?

Spam is any kind of unwanted messages sent out in bulk whether in email or comments on your website

 Simply, spamming means sending unwanted bulk messages online.

What is Comment Spam?

You are here and reading this post means you are getting spam comments on your WordPress website or blog and you want to know about it and want to get the solution to combat spam in Comments.

Comment Spam is nothing but that some webmasters exploit the comment section of other websites to promote their website by posting their website links. Since these are unwanted comments and they are unrelated to the post by the Post author, these are called spam.

Sometimes these spam comments may be malware and viruses.

Why Comment Spam is Bad?

You can say, Why Comment Spam is bad? He is reading my content and commenting on my Content. These comments bring interaction to my website and blah, blah, blah.

But wait!

Let me clear you, the spammers

1. Don’t read your Content

2. They are not bringing interaction to your Post

3. They just paste the same comment which is linking to their website on all websites.

Why Comment Spamming?

One of the reasons for Spamming in the comment section of websites is those spammers want to use your website comment section to improve their website ranking by getting clicks from your website.

Is Comment Spam Harmful?

Search Engines penalize both the spammer and the website which is allowing spam comments on their website. Because, spam is the unwanted comments on your website, and they provide the link which will take the reader to the website which they won’t want to go to. It can also take you to insecure websites or viruses and malware.

In other words, if you are approving spam comments on your website then your website’s PageRank also gets affected.

So, it is better to moderate your comments and approve those comments which are genuine and related to your content.

How to Moderate comments without plugin in WordPress

There are several ways you can moderate your comment section in WordPress, the best way is by moderating comments in discussion settings.

Dashboard >> Settings >> Discussion

To Fight Spam Comments and reduce Spamming enable these settings in your WordPress Discussion settings

1. Comment Author must fill out name and email

2. Users must be registered and logged in to comment

3. Comment must be manually approved

4. Comment author must have a previously approved comment

If you enable these settings, you will cut down the speed of spammers, they have to log in before they comment. So, many of the spammers or spambots will be stopped from commenting.

But Wait! Still, you have the mastermind spammers who play with the system and use unethical ways to promote their website.

So, some spammers may log in to comment on your website, and the first 2-3 comments, may be very genuine, and after getting approved from your side. They start spamming.

So, you should be aware of this kind of spammers.

So, you should manually approve comments on your website

kicking out Comment Spam from WordPress

How to Stop Spam Comments using Plugin in WordPress

There are a lot of plugins present in the WordPress Plugin directory which fight the spammers.

One of the worst things about these plugins is that they slowed down your website.

Ultimately, increasing the load time of your website. And, this will have negative effects on your PageRank in Google or other search engines.

One of the best plugins to combat spam comments is Akismet. This plugin is developed by WordPress only. So, it won’t affect your website load time.

But you have to install the API key from their website.

Akismet is free for bloggers, and it will also come up with paid versions for businesses and e-commerce websites.

On average Akismet stop 7,500,000 spam Comments from the web Per Hour.

You can read in detail about Akismet here.

I used to get 100s of comments daily on my new website, but after activating Akismet I am not getting any spam comments on my website.

There are other plugins also that fight spam comments. But, I prefer Akismet spam protection till now.


Comment: Which Comment Spam Protection are you using?

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How to Fix Destination Folder Already Exists Error in WordPress

How to Fix Destination Folder Already Exists Error in WordPress

How to Fix Destination Folder Already Exists Error in WordPress

One of my friends asked me how to fix the “Installation Failed, Destination Folder already exists error” in WordPress.

Are you also facing this type of error in your WordPress website?

Why does WordPress show Destination Folder Already Exists Error?

WordPress popup this error when you install a Theme or Plugin in WordPress and that folder already exists on your Website.

This error arises because

  1. You deleted the theme/plugin from your WordPress but the theme was not deleted entirely/correctly, and the folder remains in your backend.
  2. You tried to install the theme or plugin before, but it didn’t install correctly.

How to Solve the error Destination Folder already exists?

To solve this error, First login to Your Hosting Account

Hosting >> File Manager >> public_html >>wp_content >> plugins/themes

How to Fix Destination Folder Already exists error

Then find the folder of the plugin or theme that you were installing while getting the “Destination Folder already exists” error, and delete that folder.

Now, go to WordPress Dashboard and install the theme or plugin. Now you can successfully install the theme/plugin.

In my case, my friend was getting this error while installing the wpforms plugin, and when I suggested him this process. He said that he was installed wpforms before. But due to some issues, the plugin has been deleted, and he was installing it again.

So, he has done all the steps I suggested here, and in the end, he successfully installed the wpforms plugin.

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(Resolved) WordPress Error: Social Media Icons Not Showing

(Resolved) WordPress Error: Social Media Icons Not Showing

WordPress Error: Social Media Icons Not Showing Up in Avril Theme

Are you getting this error in Avril Theme that Social Media Icons Not Showing up?

I am getting this error too. So, I contacted the support team of Avril Theme, and it resolved my issue. So, read on to get the solution.

Avril Theme is one of the best flexible, super-fast, lightweight multi-purpose themes.

WordPress Error: Social Media Icons Not Showing

The landing page of the Avril Theme is very attractive. It has Social Media icons and email addresses, customer support numbers, and office addresses above the header in an attractive way.

Avril Theme is developed by the Nayra Themes. It is one of the themes developed by Nayra Themes.

One of the best things about Avril Theme is its customer support.

Whenever I wrote for any support to them, they replied fast, and their customer support executive solved the problem completely.

Social Media Icons Not Showing?

Social Media Icons Not Showing up in Avril Theme WordPress

Do You get this WordPress Error: Social Media Icons Not Showing?

Above, is an example of social media icons not showing up on the Hyderabad Rishte India website.

If you are using Elementor– The #1-page builder for WordPress, then on the landing page you might not see your social media icons, instead, you will see the red-coloured circles for each icon.

This is because, when using Elementor, Font Awesome 4 support loading will be off.

And the social media icons will be shown using font awesome only.

So, you have to load font-awesome on your website.

How to Turn on Loading Font Awesome 4 Support?

 If you are getting the error that Social Media Icons on the landing page not showing, then follow these steps

1. Go to WordPress Admin Dashboard

2. Go to Elementor Settings

3. Go to Advanced Settings

4. Select Yes to Load Font Awesome 4 Support

As usual, you have to log in to your WordPress Admin Dashboard, then you have to go to Elementor Settings. And Navigate to Advanced Settings as shown in the figure. In Advanced Settings, you will see Load Font Awesome 4 Support in the end. While Seeing, it will be NO, just change it to Yes.

And save the changes you made.

Now go to your website, or refresh the website page, you will see your Social Media Icons displaying nicely.

The Nayra Themes, the support team helped us to solve this issue. For the convenience of our visitors, we write it on our Blog.

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