This article features error number Code 500, commonly known as Internal Server Error described as This is a negative response that is usually caused by a problem in programming code when a CGI program is run.

Error Information

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About Status Codes

When you receive web error codes, you may either be having client or server issues. The problem could be related to browser or settings that are blocking your connection, or it can be any other issues related to the server you are trying to access.

To explain the problem further, here are some useful information about web error codes, their symptoms, causes and repair methods.

Definitions (Beta)

Here we list some definitions for the words contained in your error, in an attempt to help you understand your problem. This is a work in progress, so sometimes we might define the word incorrectly, so feel free to skip this section!

  • Cgi - 1 The Common Gateway Interface is a standard defining how web server software can delegate web page generation to a stand-alone application or executable file
  • Internal - The internal tag should be used when the question in which this tag has been used is about the internal operation in a function, language, program, or system.
  • Response - A response is a general term for a message which is sent as an answer for previously made request.
  • Server - A server is a running instance of a software application capable of accepting requests from a client and giving responses accordingly.
Symptoms of Code 500 - Internal Server Error

Web error codes are also known as http status codes. There are five different classes of http status codes and they always start with the following digits, depending on what kind of error was encountered by the user. These are also the symptoms of the error that the user is experiencing. To explain further, here are the status codes.

5xx: Server Error

Users receive response with error code beginning with this number to message an error happening on the server side. In other words, these are server acknowledged errors coming from their end. These are the error messages displayed:

500 – Internal Server Error

501 – Not Implemented

502 – Bad Gateway

503 – Service Unavailable

504 – Gateway Timeout

505 – HTTP Version Not Supported

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