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Solved: WordPress Admin Internal Server Error 500 after Update to 4.8

When I hit update on my WordPress 4.7.4 to update to 4.8 it almost instantly returned me an error 500 – Internal Server Error when trying to access WordPress admin area (wp-admin). This led me to a troubleshooting procedure and a lot of Googling (that didn’t help). How did I solve it? Internal Server Error […]