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admin-ajax.php Failed to load resource

  • Please help!
    My site is
    I am using buddypress and my groups directory page is
    The Problem is that users can’t perform actions like joing groups or adding friends. My diagnosis is that this because they aren’t allowed to access admin-ajax.php. I am not sure.
    I have tried adding this code in htaccess file:

    # Allow access to wp-admin/admin-ajax.php
    <Files admin-ajax.php>
        Order allow,deny
        Allow from all
        Satisfy any

    But it hasn’t helped. Please have a look and advise. I will appreciate all suggestions. If you want to login here is demo login credentials:

    Username: Jessica
    Password: IAMFAKE001ab
    Login url:

    Thanks for reading

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  • Henry Wright


    Have you restricted access to the admin area in any way? Stuff like the following would cause the admin-ajax.php resource to be inaccessible.

    if ( is_admin() ) {
        // Restrict access

    Hello @henrywright ,

    Thank you for your reply. I don’t think that line of code is there on my site. Which file should I check for it? And please suggest any more causes for this problem. Thanks again.

    Kind regards,

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