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Last updated by Mateus Getulio 1 month, 1 week ago.

Assigned support staff: Mateus Getulio.

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September 8, 2020 at 10:32 am #6963853


Tell us what you are trying to do?

Website down with error CRITICAL Out of memory. Error log shows CRITICAL Out of memory (allocated 8388608) (tried to allocate 81920 bytes) /wp-content/plugins/sitepress-multilingual-cms/classes/core-abstract-classes/class-wpml-element-translation.php 297"

September 8, 2020 at 10:42 am #6963935


Please let me know how to solve this issue

September 8, 2020 at 8:38 pm #6970101

Mateus Getulio

Languages: English (English ) Portuguese (Brazil) (Português )

Hey there,

This message usually indicates that you don't have enough memory on your WordPress install.

As WPML needs at least 128M to work smoothly and if your WordPress memory is bellow that mark, you may run into issues like this.

Therefore, it is advisable that you increase the memory limit to 256MB by adding this code to your wp-config.php, just before the line with “happy blogging” to check if this is just a performance problem in the backend:

define('WP_MEMORY_LIMIT', '256M');
define( 'WP_MAX_MEMORY_LIMIT', '256M' );

The wp-config.php file is located in your WordPress root directory. It's the same file where the database configuration settings are. You will have to access it by FTP or SFTP in order to edit it.

More info here:

Please let me know if the issue persists after adding the code above so we can see about our next steps.

Thank you.