Last Updated on April 20, 2022 by WP Knowledge Hub
Overburdened shared servers are also a common cause of the ‘connection timed out’ WordPress error. Heavy plugins, theme function issues, and an exhausted PHP memory limit are to blame.
How to Fix the Connection Timed Out Error
You can usually solve this issue by:
- Increasing the PHP memory limit.
- Deactivate all the plugins and then carefully remove the one that is causing the trouble.
- Switch to a default WordPress theme to identify if there is any problem caused by your current the theme.
We’ve eluded many times on how to troubleshoot these issues in other posts, so follow the links above to learn more!