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How to Fix ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS on Your WordPress Site

We come across a lot of different errors here at website, and ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS (also known as a redirect loop) is one we see on a regular basis. Typically this occurs after a recent change on your WordPress site, a misconfiguration of redirects on your server, or wrong settings with third-party services. But don’t worry, this error is fairly easy to fix. Check out the recommendations below on how to fix this error and get your site back up and running.

What is the ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS Error?

The reason for ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS is pretty much what it sounds like, something is causing your website to go into an infinite redirection loop. Essentially the site is stuck (such as URL 1 points to URL 2 and URL 2 points back to URL 1, or the domain has redirected you too many times) and unlike some other errors, these rarely resolve themselves and will probably need you to take action to fix it.
There are a couple of different variations of this error depending upon the browser you’re running.
Google Chrome
In Google Chrome this error will show as ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS (as seen below) or This webpage has a redirect loop problem.

Mozilla Firefox
Here are some recommendations and things to check to fix the error (sorted in order by most common reasons we see):

  • Delete cookies on that specific site
  • Clear WordPress site, server, proxy, and browser cache
  • Determine nature of redirect loop
  • Check your HTTPS settings
  • Check third-party services
  • Check your WordPress site settings
  • Temporarily disable WordPress plugins
  • Check redirects on your server


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