How To Fix HTTP Error In Word Press

Last Update: February 15, 2017

Have you ever gotten one of these while you were attempting to upload an image into your Word Press Media Library?

I have gotten this kind of error message several times and IT IS ANNOYING! In fact, this is a screen shot of an error I received tonight while trying to upload an image.

How Do You Fix An HTTP Error?

I'm glad you asked. There are a few simple solutions to fix your problem.

  • Sometimes the image you are trying to upload is too big; try decreasing the image size.
  • Try changing your image's extension. (Change a PNG to a JPG or a JPG to a PNG) Then try uploading it again. This is the solution I use most often, and it has worked quite well.
  • Sometimes the error can be triggered after you install a plug-in. If this happens, deactivate it and try loading again.
  • Update your Word Press. Make sure you have the latest version of Word Press running. Then try uploading your image again.
  • You can also go in and add special code that will fix the problem, but this is far above my pay grade, so I won't even attempt to try to tell you how. :)
  • If all else fails, contact support.

I hope this has been helpful.

Kathy

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Massagearroo Premium
Thank you ,that drove me alittle cracked yesterday.
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AGOgden Premium
Very Helpful...
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JerryHuang Premium
There's one very common reason for this is because the file name of the media has punctuations like " or ' the quotation.

Just remove the punctuation can fix already.
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kdimeo Premium
Another great solution! Thanks Jerry. This is why I love this community so much. There is always someone around who can add a little more knowledge and understanding.
Kathy
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JerryHuang Premium
:)
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jtaienao Premium
Thank you Kathy for sharing this.
Jerome
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