How to Fix Too Many Redirects After Updating WordPress? Print

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We will go through some troubleshooting steps to fix too many redirects which might occur after you update the WordPress.

Method 1
Deleting Browser Data

There could be caching issue causing this error. In Google Chrome, please follow the steps given below to clear browser data – 

  1. Click on the three dots icon in the upper right corner.
  2. Click on Settings and then click the ‘Clear browser data’ under the Privacy and Security section.
  3. Now click on the Clear Data button.

Please refer to the following steps to clear browser data in Mozilla Firefox.

  1. Open the menu by clicking on the three lines icon in the upper right corner.
  2. Click on the Option and then click on Privacy& Security.
  3. Now click the Clear Data button under Cookies and Site Data.

Method 2
Disable Corrupt Plugins

Corrupted plugins can also create the issue of too many redirects. We can disable plugins temporarily and check if that can solve the issue. You need to identify which plugin is causing this by disabling the plugins.

  1. Log in to your hosting account and open File Manager.
  2. Now open the root directory where all your website content is uploaded.
  3. Open the wp-content directory.
  4. Rename the folder plugin to plugins_disabled.

Method 3
Clear WordPress Cache

WordPress cache also causes this problem, so we can try to clear the WordPress cache to resolve this issue. 

Please refer to the steps given below to clear the WordPress cache – 

  1. Log in to your WordPress admin dashboard.
  2. Click on the plugins and then click on Add New.
  3. Now search for WP Fastest Cache and install it.
  4. Then click on the WP Fastest Cache under the Setting option.
  5. Select Delete Cache and click on the Delete Cache button.

Implementing any of these options will help you in clearing the WordPress cache. And it should solve the issue of too many redirects.


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