The HTTP 504 Gateway Timeout server error response code indicates that the server, while acting as a gateway or proxy, cannot get a response in time.

A Gateway might refer to different things in networking and a 504 error is usually not something you can fix, but requires a fix by the web server or the proxies you are trying to get access through.

Status

504 Gateway Timeout

Specifications

Specification Title
RFC 7231, section 6.6.4: 504 Gateway Timeout Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP/1.1): Semantics and Content

Browser compatibility

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidIE mobileOpera AndroidiOS Safari
Basic support Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

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