Err_Too_Many_Redirects In Chrome and WordPress Website [Solved] - YouProgrammer

Err_Too_Many_Redirects In Chrome and WordPress Website [Solved]

In Google Chrome, users basically get the error code. If there’s the problem with the internet connection, system or Chrome itself. This is one of the best features we can say in Chrome. It gives users an idea that what’s the problem. Using the error code users can further search for that error code on the internet. Many users in Chrome are facing the err_too_many_redirects problem. This problem is common in many cases as this is related to the web server, Chrome, or the system itself. If you’re also facing this error, don’t worry. It’s easy to solve this problem. Even if you’re the website admin and facing such problem, you can easily solve it. We have all the fixes from users to the website admin to solve err too many redirects error in Chrome.

Now, let’s talk about the reason behind this problem. mainly this problem occurs to users when their system date and time doesn’t match the server’s date and time. Or maybe your browser’s cached data is the reason behind this problem. Many users have not updated their system’s date and time. The server also maintains their date and time and if any website/server only accepts the user with matching date and time, you’ll surely get an ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS error in Chrome. Some websites also user cache to speed up their website. Maybe any website’s major update causes some errors with the cache your browser has saved. Also, sometimes add-ons you’re using with the browser can be the reason behind your problem. Some extensions/add-ons like VPN addon or proxy add-on.

Also, the problem might cause from the server side. So, it’s wise to check the website on another. This will ensure you whether the problem is server sided or cause by your system/browser errors. If you’re the admin of the website and getting err too many redirects on WordPress website. There’s a fix we’ve shown in this article down below. In WordPress mainly you haven’t configured the website’s URL address settings. Or there can be the problem with your .htaccess file.


Now, let’s solve this error. We’ve shown the step by step guide to fix this problem in CHrome. Follow the steps in the sequence they are arranged. This will help you in solving this problem more easily. The first thing you need to do is opening the website in another browser/website.

Open Website on Another Browser/Device

We recommend you to open the same website/URL in another browser. This will ensure that Chrome has the problem in it or not. if website successfully opens in another browser then this means your Chrome has some problems in it and this can be solved using our second method down below. A user who isn’t still able to open the website in another browser and still get ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS in Chrome or website not opening at all. Then get another device and try opening the website again. If website successfully opens up, there’s a problem with your device. Follow our 3rd method to fix this. But, if the website is still not opening in another device/browser then this means there’ problem with the website itself and you can’t do anything in this case. but, if you’re the admin of the website, we’ve given the method to fix this at the end of this article.

Clean Chrome’s Cached Data

As we’ve listed above that if website opens in another browser but not in your browser, then you can clear Chrome’s cached data to solve this problem.

  1. Open Chrome browser and press Ctrl+H or click on Chrome Menu>History>History.
  2. Click on Clear Browsing Data option and the select Cached Data.clear cached data chrome
  3. Click on Cached data data and click Clear, wait till the data is cached data and cookies clear
  4. Try opening the website again and see if this method worked or not.

Disable Chrome Extensions

Maybe any Chrome extension is responsible for this problem. So, it’s wise to disable all the extensions and below are the steps to do that.

  1. Click Chrome Menu>More Tools>Extensions and you’ll get the list of all the extensions.
  2. Uncheck the Enable check box and follow same to disable all the extensions.disable extensions chrome
  3. Relaunch the Chrome and try visiting the website again.

If you’re still having the same error in Chrome, you can then Reset your Chrome browser. But, resetting will clean all the data from your Chrome like saved passwords, cookies, browsing etc.

  1. Click on Chrome Menu and select Settings.
  2. Then toggle the options menu and choose Advanced>Reset.
  3. Click on Reset and follow on-screen guide to reset Chrome browser.


Check System Date And Time

Users who are able to open the website on another device but same website not working on their website, then this means that there’s the problem with your internet date and time. If your internet clock time and internet date didn’t match with the server, you’ll definitely get the error like too many redirects. System clock and internet clock is different. Below are the steps to check the date and time of your internet connection

  1. Click on the time and date on the taskbar, select Change Date and Time Settings.err too many redirects
  2. Now, click on Internet Time tab and choose Change Settings.ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS
  3. Select the Synchronize with an Internet Time server, put the server as and click Update Now. Press OK and exit. Try visiting the website redirects


If you’re the website admin and getting this error on WordPress. Then there are two possibilities behind this problem. One if you haven’t configured the website we address settings in the WordPress settings. or there’s the problem with your .htaccess file. Below is the quick guide to change your settings and solve too many redirects problem.

  1. Open the Settings>General in WordPress admin panel.
  2. Now, make sure your WordPress Address URL and Site Address URL are same. They shouldn’t be like:
  3. WordPress Address:
    Site Address:
    Instead, change both the values to http://www.example.comwebsite redirects wordpress
  4. Still, have problems? Well, you now need to check the .htaccess file.
  5. Open the Wesbtie’s file manager and find the .htaccess file.
  6. Go on edit screen and if you’ve defined any redirection, then remove it. Also, you can p[ut the default WordPress .htaccess code given below.

# BEGIN WordPress
<IfModule mod_rewrite.c>
RewriteEngine On
RewriteBase /
RewriteRule ^index\.php$ – [L] RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d
RewriteRule . /index.php [L] </IfModule>
# END WordPress


We hem is solved. If you’re still having the problem, comment down below and describe your problem. We’ll reply you soon with another possible fix according to your situation with the problem.

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