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Last updated by Rajeeb Banstola 8 months, 1 week ago.

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June 12, 2019 at 9:50 pm #4007769


Hello team,

I recently got a warning email from Google Search console about 5xx errors on my website.
After checking them out, it seems they all happen with WPML (see screenshot).

Can you please help to solve this ? Thank you !

June 13, 2019 at 3:04 am #4008801

Rajeeb Banstola


Thank you for contacting WPML!

It seems Googlebot is trying to access files it shouldn't be allowed to.

Please create a file named ".htaccess" and put the below content:

<FilesMatch "\.(php|php3)$">
Order allow,deny
Deny from all

Now upload the file to wp-content/uploads/cache folder.

This should disable access to those files and thus resolving to 5xx errors you are getting in search console.