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I have a wp multisite installation with multiple blogs that are totally separated websites. I use a plugin for domain mapping.

Right now I am configuring everything and I wanted to remove the /blog slug from the main blog, I did it by editing the settings as "network admin". I used /%POSTNAME%/ and / for category and tags base. The posts opens fine opening www.url.com/postname, but www.url.com/categoryname show 404, I tested changing the category base to anything (like /c) and www.url.com/c/categoryname works.

But I don't want to have a category base I want the category post lists to open on www.url.com/categoryname.

How can this be done?

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You can't have / as category and tags base, at least not without using a plugin like this one:

http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/fv-top-level-cats/

Doing it for both tags and categories seems almost impossible to me though.

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I added /tag for tags base but categories still wont work with / as base in any case. If I use another base for categories they work fine. I've also tried that plugin but nothing changes. –  todgil Sep 28 '11 at 15:22
    
As said, you'll need to run that plugin to be able to do that. It can't be done by just setting them to nothing. –  Joost de Valk Sep 28 '11 at 15:24
    
I tried it but it's still showing 404 errors for categories. It changed the menu links and /categorybase/categoryname redirects to /categoryname, but that still shows 404. –  todgil Sep 28 '11 at 15:26
    
I regenerated the permalinks and reactivated the plugin and now it seems to work fine, thanks. –  todgil Sep 28 '11 at 15:31

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