Joomla 1.5 – 500 Internal Server Error
After installing Joomla on a Godaddy shared server (Deluxe plan which allow unlimited websites), I renamed htaccess.txt into .htaccess to allow url rewriting.
Home page is fine, but the first article created and linked to the main menu returned this error
Internal Server Error
The server encountered an internal error or misconfiguration and was unable to complete your request.
Please contact the server administrator, firstname.lastname@example.org and inform them of the time the error occurred, and anything you might have done that may have caused the error.
More information about this error may be available in the server error log.
The solution to the INTERNAL SERVER ERROR problem is uncommenting the following line in .htaccess (or in htaccess.txt if you didn’t already rename it).
# RewriteBase /
You must remove the # , thus having in your .htaccess
Reload the page and everything should be fine !