Are you lot getting this mistake message on your spider web log dashboard, or spell you lot are trying to access your blog?
What does 503 mean?
503 “Service Unavailable” is a “response code” similar 404 “Page non found”. The 503 response code is a flake to a greater extent than complicated every bit it is non a page that is missing it is a server problem. Usually this happens when a server cannot create out or deliver its hosted content to spider web users, inwards other words blogger servers direct maintain been overloaded.
Back inwards March Google engineers introduced Auto Pagination which basically reduces as well as summarizes the amount of posts that a spider web log displays on the abode page, this entirely affects blogs that demonstrate all or most of their total posts on the abode page.
This approach to the work past times Blogger has proved ineffective, as well as Blogger are forthwith having problems inwards the delivery of surely blogs worldwide.
Who is affected past times this 503 “Service Unavailable”
This work affects all blogs worldwide. One of the ways to honor out if you lot direct maintain been affected is to login inwards Google analytics as well as banking concern check your traffic sources, select search engines as well as select the keyword that brings most of the traffic to your blog, compare the information alongside previous months. H5N1 notable alter inwards your bounce charge per unit of measurement or average fourth dimension volition survive a expert indicator that your spider web log had been affected past times this 503 response code. The logic behind this is simple, a user trying to persuasion your spider web log has opened the 503 page as well as assumed the site downward as well as gone to merely about other site. Due to this you lot volition have a 100% Bounce charge per unit of measurement for that keyword every bit good every bit a depression fourth dimension average.
Understanding the work as well as its consequences
The consequences of this work are that you lot tin starting fourth dimension to lose traffic as well as your ranking inwards search engines. You necessitate to empathise that this is non a work of resources, this cannot survive fixed past times getting a novel server for blogger (if it was I would non survive hither talking nearly it).
This is a work of how nosotros spider web log as well as what nosotros produce alongside our blogs.
How to solve the 503 “Server unavailable” on Blogger
Here are a few steps you lot could accept inwards social club to tending Blogger to solve the issue.
Basic level (no skills required)
– Summarize your posts.
– Show entirely the most relevant postal service on your abode page.
If you lot demonstrate total posts on your abode page you lot direct maintain a greater run a peril of encountering the “503” problem, every bit your spider web log is using to a greater extent than resources from Blogger to deliver or charge your blog. Secondly an excessive number of posts on the abode page (even summarized posts) may final result inwards a 503 every bit at that spot is a delay alongside Blogger loading your blog. You tin opt to demonstrate your latest postal service or to a greater extent than relevant posts, as well as include a widget alongside merely about links to your previous posts. This is SEO friendly as well as volition cut down the amount of problems you lot volition direct maintain alongside your blog.
Medium Level (some skills as well as noesis are required)
– Use a low-cal weight template as well as avoid using the “template designer” from Blogger
– Use Light images
If you lot are using a template made from the “template designer” tab, at that spot is a uncomplicated exam that you lot tin produce to disclose how efficient your template is: Clean the cookies of your browser as well as opened upward your spider web log (not blogger dashboard) past times typing the url inwards the address bar of the browser. Take banking concern bill of the fourth dimension that it takes for your spider web log to charge completely, forthwith instruct to blogger as well as alter your template for whatsoever costless template as well as repeat the same steps, build clean your cookies as well as opened upward your spider web log 1 time again as well as compare the time. Some of the templates made alongside the “Template Designer” direct maintain a poorer performance, peculiarly those that direct maintain merely about coffee scripts and/or direct maintain a background image.
Images play an of import business office inwards saving merely about bites, you lot tin role PNG format or GIF every bit these are lightweight formats, you lot tin too role JPG but you lot must ever compare them to honor out which is the lightest one. PNG is non ever the best. If you lot don’t know how to alter the file formats of the images you lot tin search on Google for GIPM; an opened upward rootage software alongside features similar Paint Shop Pro; tardily to role peculiarly to alter icon formats.
High level (Skills as well as Knowledge are required)
– Speed exam using Firebug for Firefox
The best means to analyze as well as instruct a total written report on the functioning of your spider web log is past times using “Firebug” for Firefox. Firebug volition written report a serial of problems that your spider web log may direct maintain inwards social club to cut down the loading fourth dimension of your spider web log which is 1 of the determining factors of the 503 “Service Unavailable” error.
Overall at that spot are alot of things that you lot volition honor out nearly your spider web log later running a exam on Firebug that you lot may non know how to solve, if that is the illustration you lot tin jump into the forum as well as inquire questions nearly it.
Why should you lot bother alongside all of this?
You may survive thinking why produce I necessitate to bother alongside all of this, why non merely expect for person from Blogger as well as Google to solve the problem?. Well the response to that is easy: this is non merely Blogger’s work this is a spider web log problem, as well as inwards this case, blogs worldwide. This is non solved past times buying an extra server or hiring person to solve the problem, this tin inwards business office survive solved past times us bloggers as well as the means nosotros produce things. Blogger is the entirely spider web log platform that offers you lot the best of both worlds: the benefits of a self hosted spider web log for free. You merely direct maintain to inquire yourself would I similar if Blogger changed the rules as well as started to accuse it’s users for their costless service?
This may or may non happen, but for forthwith this is merely an appeal to all bloggers to alter the means they produce things for the best, at the destination of the hateful solar daytime it volition tending your spider web log every bit good every bit the user sense that you lot offering to your spider web log users.
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