Reddit goes down again

It’s not just you! Reddit’s website has gone down once again. Users that were trying to access the website was slapped with a message saying “Our CDN was unable to reach our servers“.

The reason for the downtime is unknown at this time. This isn’t the first time that the website has gone down. Just a few weeks ago, Reddit servers had gone offline by giving the same exact message. Although the company had never given the reason for it going offline.

Reddit Down

Reddit down error
Screenshot of the “Our CDN was unable to reach our servers”.

Usually, Reddit’s old website remains accessible when the primary website goes offline. But this time, the old website had gone down too. This means that the primary server of Reddit must have been taken down.

Reddit users go mad on Twitter

https://twitter.com/caake/status/1167788578165989378
https://twitter.com/robbiecrazydude/status/1167788558230310912
https://twitter.com/Bro_Im_Slow/status/1167788423760891905

Reddit’s posts not loading

Update: Looks like Reddit’s website is online. However, posts on the website aren’t loading. When opening a post, the website gives the following two errors:

  • Sorry, we couldn’t load posts for this page.
  • Sorry, for some reason reddit can’t be reached.
For some reason reddit can't be reached and couldn't load posts for this page error
Screenshot of the error

According to the two errors, it looks like the website’s database is currently offline.

Reddit’s team is investigating the issue

It’s been an hour now that the website has remained inaccessible. Reddit’s team also made a tweet regarding the downtime:

As this story is still developing, we will update this article as soon as new updates are available regarding the downtime.

Update: Reddit is back to normal.