500 Internal Server Error

The HyperText Transfer Protocol (HTTP) 500 Internal Server Error server error response code indicates that the server encountered an unexpected condition that prevented it from fulfilling the request.

This error response is a generic "catch-all" response. Sometimes, server administrators log error responses like the 500 status code with more details about the request to prevent the error from happening again in the future.


500 Internal Server Error


Specification Title
RFC 7231, section 6.6.1: 500 Internal Server Error Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP/1.1): Semantics and Content

Browser compatibility

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Feature Chrome Edge Firefox Internet Explorer Opera Safari
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Feature Android webview Chrome for Android Edge mobile Firefox for Android IE mobile Opera Android iOS Safari
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