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The Whole Earth 'Lectronic Link, normally shortened to The WELL, is one of the oldest virtual communities in continuous operation

The WELL website request errors

This graph shows The WELL errors and response times for the website over the past day. Website status and slowness is related to downtime for The WELL and errors for their site.

The WELL outage report graph

This chart above shows The WELL error reports submitted in the past 24 hours (one day) compared to the recent average over similar days. The status of The WELL is marked as "down" when the number of reported errors is significantly higher than the average errors.

More about The WELL service

The Whole Earth 'Lectronic Link, normally shortened to The WELL, is one of the oldest virtual communities in continuous operation. As of June 2012, it had 2,693 members. It is best known for its Internet forums, but also provides email, shell accounts, and web pages. The discussion and topics on The WELL range from deeply serious to trivial, depending on the nature and interests of the participants.

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What should I do if The WELL is unavailable?
If The WELL is UP but you can't load the page, here are some helpful troubleshooting steps:
Try refreshing your browser page or close any accompanying applications and retry opening them.
Check if access to The WELL is blocked
Access to The WELL may be blocked due to an antivirus or firewall configuration either on your own computer or phone or by an employer or network. Check for anti-virus programs or firewalls installed on your machine. Alternatively, try to use the website or app via another network like one on a mobile phone so you can access The WELL.
Clear browser cache and cookies
Try clearing your browser cache and cookies and change the IP address of the computer by disconnecting and reconnecting the internet. Then try to access The WELL again.
DNS Cache
To clear the DNS cache on your computer, look up instructions for your specific operating system online. Then try to access the The WELL site again.
Web Browser Plugins
If you are still having trouble accessing The WELL, you may try to disable web browser plugins (like ad-blockers) which may be interfering with access to The WELL