“This webpage has a redirect loop” is a very common issue to you if you are an internet user. Chrome browser users face this problem. This problem is very common and can be bypassed easily. In this article, I provide a step by step solution to solve website redirect loop problem. This is a browser side problem and if you keep on reloading the web url , the problem remains there as it was. This type of webpage redirect loop problem has another technical error name i.e. Error 310 (net::ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS).
In the earlier version, Chrome itself displays the probable fix of the solution. To access the web page again, you should clear the cache memory of the Chrome browser. Either a third-party cookie service can be used.
At first, let me inform you what actually ‘Cookie’ is. Browser Cookies are some particular information regarding a website which are stored in your computer memory. These are harmless text files which tracks your every movement and keep it recorded for your every online activity, personal information etc. from time to time. The next time when you visit the website again, the cookies would help you to access the website more efficiently by using those pre-saved information.
Ad serving companies mainly use third-party cookies to track various information of the visitors. For example, Google uses dart cookies for serving Adsense ads.
Now, let see how to implement Cookie clear procedure and come to the solution of “This webpage has a redirect loop” problem.
How to Solve This webpage has a redirect loop problem
- Check system time and timezone of your PC
- Go to Internet Time Setting section and verify that Internet time server is set to time.windows.com
- Open Chrome and press Ctrl+Shift+Delete keys together to open Clear browsing data setting.
- Alternatively, type
chrome://settings/clearBrowserDatain the url bar of chrome browser and press Enter to open the same.
- Clear the whole browsing data including browser cookies.
- Restart the Chrome web browser once again.
- Open the url which was showing the Error 310 – This webpage has a redirect loop.
- Now, the webpage should open without showing any error message.
You can reset your Chrome browser if you are not satisfied with the above mentioned method. To reset your Chrome browser profile just type
chrome://settings/resetProfileSettings in address bar and hit Enter key. A pop-up window will appear with a reset button.
If you press ‘Reset’ button you will lost all your previous settings of chrome like:
- Disable of themes and installed chrome extensions.
- Resets the default search engine and home page.
- Remove all the bookmarks and pinned tabs.
On the other side, if the problem still persists, it might be the problem of the .htaccess file of the website. Then it is better to contact the web admin to notify the problem. However, in case, you are the website administrator and you face the ‘redirect loop problem’ then follow the below mentioned steps.
Solve Website Redirect Loop Problem if You are Web Administrator
- Navigate to .htaccess file of your website from Control panel
- Take a backup of the .htaccess file.
- Check all the rules of .htaccess file.
- Or Create a new .htaccess file and rewrite the rules again to solve the issue.
- Additionally, check the permalink setting from website dashboard and reset it if necessary.
If you use a static IP and have been facing the issue for a long time, even after trying all the above mentioned steps, it might be the problem of your ISP. You definitely check it from your friend’s PC who has a different ISP. If there is no problem from his end, then you definitely contact with ISP help line and ask them to fix the issue.
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