what is error 408?


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what is error 408?

In this article we want to see what is error 408?

what is error 408

What is the reason of error 408?

the error 408 is happened when the web server takes too long to render the page you requested. This is usually a server side error. It knows the page is there, but it takes too long for the page to load so the server times out.


how to fix 408 error?

First check that link is right and then try to refresh your website again. You can access to the site if its temporary error.

But you should be carefull because if you open the page of payment or order submition the result can be duplicate payment.

Try to access another website like google and twitter to find out if you can access another website.

If you have access to another website but you have low speed it can be the result of your network problem. you can reboot your router or your modem. first turn it off  and wait several second and then turn it on again. if you do this process and then you would get this error again mabye it is  your ISP Internet service provider problem. you can call to your internet service provider or company that provide for you an internet and talk to them about your problem.


in some cases using  VPN helps you to solve the problem of the error. When you browse the web while connected to a VPN, your computer contacts the website through the encrypted VPN connection.The VPN forwards the request for you and forwards the response from the website back through the secure connection.VPNs use advanced encryption protocols and secure tunneling techniques to encapsulate all online data transfers.


408 can be the result of huge visits and the huge traffic can cause 408 error. You should wait and try another time.

If all above solution are in effective. You should call to webmaster and tell about 408 error happens to you. And they may solve the problem.