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How to find HTTP Error 500 in joomla!

Sometimes after installing the extension for joomla, you receive a HTTP Error 500 (Internal Server Error) on your site. The best way to find the reason for it is to check the error reporting, you will see a list of the error messages generated by your website.

HTTP Error 500 (Internal Server Error)

How to display error reporting in Joomla!

  • Login to the Administrator back-end of Joomla! and go to Global Configuration.

Display error reporting in Joomla!

  1. Select Server tab.
  2. Go to Error Reporting.
  3. Change to Maximum in dropdown list.
  • When done, click Save button on the toolbar.

Now, go to your website (Frontpage) and press F5 (on the keyboard) to refresh your web browser. You will see a list of the last error messages generated by your website.

In this list you will find detailed information about each error including: Some information about the client receiving the error, description of the error and information about which folder or file is generating the error.

You will see a list of the last error messages generated by your website