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The Guardian Website Status History server report and response time

The above graph displays service status activity for over the last 10 automatic checks. The blue bar displays the response time, which is better when smaller. If no bar is displayed for a specific time it means that the service was down and the site was offline.

Service Status History

DateTimePing Time DateTimePing Time
09:5960.6 ms. 
12:1460.63 ms.
14:2860.7 ms. 
16:4461.22 ms.
18:5660.67 ms. 
22:3661.67 ms.
04:5369.97 ms. 
07:1861.16 ms.
10:2460.68 ms. 
14:06135.16 ms. 

* Times displayed are PT, Pacific Time (UTC/GMT 0)  |  Current server time is 14:18

We have tried pinging The Guardian website using our server and the website returned the above results. If is down for us too there is nothing you can do except waiting. Probably the server is overloaded, down or unreachable because of a network problem, outage or a website maintenance is in progress...

Can't Access The Guardian - Troubleshooting Instructions

If the site is UP but you cant access the page, try one of the below solutions:

Browser Related Problems

Force a full refresh for the site. This can be achieved by pressing CTRL + F5 keys at the same time on your favourite browser (Firefox, Chrome, Explorer, etc.)

Try alternative urls such as

Clear the temporary cache and cookies on your browser to make sure that you have the most recent version of the web page. For instructions choose your browser :

Fix DNS Problems

A Domain Name System (DNS) allows a site IP address (192.168.x.x) to be identified with words (*.com) in order to be remembered more easily, like a phonebook for websites. This service is usually provided by your ISP.

Clear your local DNS cache to make sure that you grab the most recent cache that your ISP has. For Windows - (Start > Command Prompt > type "ipconfig /flushdns" and hit enter). For details choose your operating system :

If you can access a website at office or from a 3G network yet it's not working on your computer, it is a good idea to use an alternative DNS service other than your ISPs. OpenDNS or Google Public DNS are both excellent and free public DNS services.

Check our help page for step-by-step instructions on how to change your DNS.

Having Problems with Accessing
Kate Roberts · 21 May 2016 - 07:00
· · Chrome 50.0 on Mac

Has been slow and not connecting for over a week now ... especially FB links ... almost all failing first attempt

Joshua Jones · 31 December 2015 - 23:55
· · Chrome 47.0 on Windows

i can't get to it. it's been almost an hour. upstate NY.

Amanda Coplans · 31 December 2015 - 21:40
· · Safari 9.0 on iPhone

Guardian website down right now.

Rob Nicholls · 8 December 2015 - 23:06
· · Chrome 47.0 on Windows

hostname unresolved error

Emma Grahame · 8 December 2015 - 01:23
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

It's own tweets are getting me a hostname unresolved error in three different browsers, and two different devices.

Rowena Jansson · 6 July 2013 - 10:18
Sweden · TeliaSonera AB

I can't even get into the recipes which I stored in my bookmarks months ago.

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