Of these two options which one is correct?

Why doesn't the website get loaded?


Why the website doesn't get loaded?

Maybe the more natural one is:

Why isn't the website loaded?

but I'm wondering if either of the first two is correct.

  • Questions with wh- words require the construction Whxx AUX SUBJECT VERB etc. An auxiliary verb or a form of be must follow the wh- word. Apr 29 '14 at 11:56
  • @StoneyB, why is it that you answer in the comments instead of answering in the, uh, answers? Apr 30 '14 at 3:05
  • @Codeswitcher Time. and Opportnity. Apr 30 '14 at 10:57
  • @StoneyB I can see that. Scrolling down to the bottom of the page isn't something you can do every day. And doing so is so very time consuming. May 1 '14 at 2:47
  • @Codeswitcher That is not an answer. It is a possible component of an answer. Answers take half an hour to two hours to write. May 1 '14 at 9:54

Of the first two, the most natural sounding one is the first:

Why doesn't the website get loaded?

Although you will usually find it used in the active form:

Why doesn't the website load?

When forming a question, the verb do moves to the front of the sentence.

As for your third option, that would indicate that you expect the website to have been loaded already, but it is not. It is hard to think of a situation where that sentence would sound natural, except maybe if you navigate to a website, go and get some coffee, and when you come back your screen is still blank. Even then, I think that these are more natural:

Why isn't the site loading?
Why doesn't the site load?


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