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Service Status History

DateTimePing Time DateTimePing Time
19:12211.36 ms. 
17:54211.79 ms.
07:29202.52 ms. 
02:46209.42 ms.
21:11212.2 ms. 
15:00205.92 ms.
06:44204.2 ms. 
10:36205.75 ms.
22:48207.41 ms. 
06:33204.97 ms. 

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Having Problems with Accessing
Jessica Cordova · 4 March 2016 - 15:42
· · Safari 9.0 on iPhone

Sad days ); I was trying to fix the DNS issue on my phone for the website and then it went down completely. I thought I had somehow messed up my computer too.

Gajana Ninja Gasparyan · 4 March 2016 - 14:30
· · Chrome 48.0 on Windows

Sooo annoying... now I have to get back to my thesis project haha

Clare Boyle · 4 March 2016 - 10:31
· · Safari 9.0.3 on Mac

great! and are both down... looks like I'm going to have to break my month long ban on using my Xbox to stay entertained because I've got a bad cold and I'm bored

Amber Dawn Thompson · 2 September 2015 - 10:04
· · Firefox 40.0 on Windows

Its down for me too but I just assumed nobody wanted to read my story when the stats didn't update. Silly me. I hope...

Sarah Becken · 2 September 2015 - 06:19
· · Firefox 40.0 on Windows

Still getting when I try to log in on both FFN and FP:

503 Service Unavailable
No server is available to handle this request.

hope this is fixed soon.

Sarah Becken · 2 September 2015 - 06:12
· · Firefox 40.0 on Windows

Both fiction sites are still down :( hope its fixed soon.

Anthony Morgan · 2 September 2015 - 01:15
· · Chrome 24.0 on Windows

Fix it, you useless ninnies!

Marie Dees · 25 August 2015 - 22:41
· · Chrome 44.0 on Windows

My story stats haven't updated since for three days. I've sent a message to support but haven't received a reply.

Linda Vo Nguyen · 8 July 2014 - 14:58
United States · Optimum Online · Chrome 32.0 on Windows

Gosh... Fanfiction and Fictionpress are both down and I wonder what's going on

Janice Doe · 8 July 2014 - 14:34
United States · Time Warner Cable · Chrome 35.0 on Mac

Site is currently down for me.

Lois Fagan · 27 February 2014 - 18:07
United States · Atlantic Broadband

It's a shame a professional website like this can't honestly support its users and makes a mockery of itself by going down all the time. Honestly, why bother using a site like this if it's as bad as,,, and youtube?

At least Youtube acknowledges something went wrong when it goes down, whereas they don't even care enough to tell us, the readers, what went wrong. I might just move my stuff over to some other site, like Deviantart.

Sheyriel Beloved · 7 February 2014 - 16:08
United States · Cox Communications

It was working fine a few minutes ago and then suddenly shut down.

Sam Heller · 7 February 2014 - 15:24
United States · Southern Ohio Communication Services

Seeing as it was down yesterday, and the second and now today too. Something is amiss.

Afreenish Butt · 6 January 2014 - 15:12
United States · Verizon FiOS

Yeah, my managed stories section isn't allowing me to view my two stories. It keeps saying an error is happening. I don't know what to do, What if I want to post a chapter on my newest story? My account isn't letting me. I have no idea what is going on.

Probert Z Santos · 2 January 2014 - 18:07
United States · tw telecom holdings


Celia Are · 20 September 2013 - 13:36
United States · Optimum Online

Okay let's just all ignore the fact that Fictionpress aint working either

Both FFN and FP are both down. Could it be possible that the server host for the websites is down?

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