We live in a world where the internet has become an essential part of our lives. Many websites and webpages are available online, providing answers to all our doubts with just one click. Webpages are making our lives easy with the information they store. We will discuss a standard error: the webpage might be temporarily down or moved permanently to a new web address.
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At the end of this article, you will find a solution to this error- the webpage might be temporarily down or moved permanently to a new web address. And you can do it all by yourself to prevent your time wastage.
Table of Contents
- 1 More About Webpages
- 2 Reasons Behind The Error Page May Have Moved Or Is Temporarily Down
- 3 How To Remove This Error
- 4 FAQs
- 5 Conclusion
More About Webpages
Webpages are documents containing a lot of information. It is a hypertext document available on the web browser. The one you are reading now is also a webpage. You can write a specific website URL on Chrome, directly leading to the webpage you are searching for. A web page has a lot of information, images, and links, both inner and outer, regarding a specific topic. Companies also use web pages for marketing their products and increasing sales. Websites are the collection of web pages.
There are several different websites on the internet having 1000 web pages regarding 1000 various topics under them. Due to the availability of these websites and webpages, we can easily have a result for every doubt or content we search on the internet. All the information regarding certain things is just one click away from us. But despite all the advantages, webpages can face many problems when we try to run them. The most common error is that the webpage might be temporarily down or moved permanently to a new web address.
Reasons Behind The Error Page May Have Moved Or Is Temporarily Down
Before jumping to the solutions to solve the error – the webpage might be temporarily down, or it may have moved permanently to a new web address, we will see some of the prevalent reasons which lead to this error-
- The presence of some cookies in your Chrome browser is invalid.
- You are typing the wrong address of the website you want to open.
- There are some issues with your DNS server.
- The antivirus in your system is causing some trouble.
- Some physical reasons can also be there, like problems with routers, cables, wifi, etc.
How To Remove This Error
After discussing the main reasons that can lead to our error, we will now look at the most critical part of this article, which is how to remove the mistake- the webpage might be temporarily down or moved permanently to a new web address.
Use Another Browser To Access The Same Webpage
You can try to access the webpage you want to open using another browser. If your PC has no other browser, you can search for the same website on your phone. If the webpage is still not opening, then in 99 percent of cases, the webpage is having some issues, and you can try waiting for some time.
It is also possible that there are changes in the domain address of the webpage. If your phone can access the website, then your Chrome is having some issues, and you can fix it following the below methods.
Creating and storing cookies in a folder is a default process when visiting a website. Over time, these cookies become corrupt or get expire. And these can be why you are facing the error- the webpage might be temporarily down or have moved permanently to a new web address. You should remove these cookies by following some easy steps-
- Click on the three dots icon on your Chrome and then select settings.
- Select the option Show advanced settings and click on Clear browsing data.
- Tick the cookies in the new tab, which will appear and ask you to select what you want to remove.
- Click on the Clear browsing data.
Changing The IP Address Of The DNS Server
The DNS server is the one that handles all the computer requests that are sent to the internet, and if the server is not stable, it can lead to this error.
So instead of using the default server, we should shift to the Google DNS.
Your firewall may be stopping and disturbing the site’s loading. You can try turning off the firewall temporarily for some time.
- Please search for the Windows Defender Firewall in your start menu and open it.
- You will see an option of turning on or off your window Defender firewall. Click on it.
- Select turn off windows defender firewall in both sections- private and public.
- Then press Ok
You can copy the webpage address you want to open and open it in incognito mode by clicking on the three dots available on Chrome and choosing incognito mode from it.
Incognito mode helps to load a file without any disturbance from the third- party and extensions by making the connection private. We will now see how to turn off these extensions for your website to load in normal mode.
If the site works in incognito mode, then the extensions can be the reason behind this error. You should follow the below steps to remove extensions-
- Open Chrome and search Chrome extensions there. You have to do this in incognito mode only.
- All the present extensions will appear.
- You can remove them by pressing the remove button present near the extension.
Reset Chrome Browser
Resetting our Chrome browser can help us remove the error- The webpage might be temporarily down or moved permanently to a new web address. To reset your Chrome follow the steps-
- Open google chrome, and in the address bar, type Reset profile settings.
- A reset setting button will appear. Click on it. The process will consume some time, and you must wait for it.
You can also do the same using the file explorer-
- Open file explorer on your PC and write the following address- %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data
- Select and delete all the contents from the directory User Data.
- Sign in with your Google account after relaunching the Chrome
What is the incognito mode?
Incognito mode helps you to browse in Chrome privately. Your history records or cookies don't get saved on your device.
How can I differentiate a webpage from a website?
A website is a collection of different webpages, whereas a webpage is a single site regarding any particular topic. A website has a lot of webpages under it.
Can I remove the webpage error by myself?
Yes, the methods are very basic for someone to follow them to remove the error. Follow step-by-step instructions, and you will find a solution to remove the error.
Do I need money to remove my error?
No, the methods are some changes to make in your device settings, and they don't require any money.
You can follow the above steps if you ever receive a website temporarily down message while trying to open a website. This will help you to continue your work without any disturbance.
Mayank Parmar is a journalist covering technology news, but with a strong focus on Microsoft and Windows related stories.