This error means the requested web address did not respond quickly enough. It took so long that Sitebeam gave up trying to test this address.
This usually means one of the following:
- The webpage has a problem which causes it to never respond.
- The webpage is very slow, and will take a very long time to respond.
- The web server was very slow at the time, and could not respond quickly enough.
Sitebeam will always ‘time out’ when checking a link that takes too long, to ensure that the website can be tested in a finite amount of time.
The default timeout for Sitebeam is 15 seconds for a response (note: the full request does not need to be returned in this time, only the header).