Error 500

If you encounter a Error 500 with the Flash uploader for NextGEN Gallery, it could be caused by the Mod_security addon for the Apache server. Thanks to the great response in the wordpress.org forums , there exists an easy work around for it. Add to your .htaccess file the follow exclude option :

<IfModule mod_security.c>
<Files upload.php>
SecFilterEngine Off
SecFilterScanPOST Off
</Files>
</IfModule>

Thanks to John Blackbourn for the hat tip !

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8 thoughts on “Error 500

  1. Thomas says:

    Hello,

    thanks for the post, but i´ve got another problem…
    Error : Create Image failed. Check safe mode settings – if i want to upload an image. Any idea?

    Thanks a lot.
    Thomas

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  3. Rick says:

    i’m having the error 500 issue with wordpress 2.7.1… i tried modifying my .htaccess but nothing changes 😦

  4. HAns says:

    Place the htaccess in the admin folder of the plugin, that should work

  5. Dirk says:

    I have the error 500 even at activating the plugin. And I have to delete the plugin’s folder to get rid of it…
    Any idea on that?

  6. markus says:

    Hi Dirk!
    Thanks, you post solved my problem!

  7. lyndon says:

    all post solution here still not solved my problem… is any other option here?

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