504 error in WordPress: How to fix it

Have you ever encountered a 504 error on your website? Scary thing, isn’t it?

When you’re running a business, there is never a shortage of things that can go wrong. Plenty of factors contribute to this, human factors, technological factors and even environmental factors.

And when you add a website to that mix, the opportunities for disaster just don’t stop. You have potential security breaches, or undetected downtime, or even bad UI/UX design etc.

However, let’s say you did everything perfectly. You have a secure site that loads fast.