WordPress for Joomla! 500 Error

A few users have gotten a 500 error after installing WordPress for Joomla! and WordPress MU for Joomla! extensions. If you don’t know, a 500 Error is a server related error. I’ve been trying to figure out why this happens, and I think I’ve narrowed the issue down to a problem with the 1&1 hosting company.

Thankfully, one of the users just found a fix to this. All you have to do is put this line of code on your .htaccess file:

AddType x-mapp-php5 .php

It is as simple as that.

There is more information in 1&1 site. Our extension works on php4, but for some odd reason have to run it as php5 on the 1&1.

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7 thoughts on “WordPress for Joomla! 500 Error

  1. greenkoi

    I’m now able to click on Components, WordPress without getting an error, but when adding a comment from the Front End, the dreaded

    Error 500 – Internal server error

    An internal server error has occurred!
    Please try again later.

    Any thoughts ?

  2. ashif

    I am unable to access to administrator page it gives me an

    500 – An error has occurred.

    Unable to load the page you requested

    1. Michael Pignataro

      Please contact our support center via our ticket center or emailing us at and we can assist you better then via the blog.

      Michael Pignataro

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