500 internal error for all domains on cPanel account

HOWTO: Troubleshoot 500 Internal Server Error

A 500 Internal Server Error message typically indicates a server-side problem. Here are some possible quick solutions to fix a 500 internal error:

  • Restart browser after clearing cache and deleting the cookies (or open a private tab)
  • Glance over public_html folder and subfolder directory permissions
  • Look for a misconfiguration in .htaccess file
  • Deactivate WordPress plugins (or just move them into a subfolder)
  • LVE inodes reached max limit for user

The good news about a 500 error, is that it always indicates your browser is able to reach the server but the server was unable to serve the requested page