I have set my blog permalink as follows:
This works. Going to any post, such as
/news/test, will serve the
single.php as expected. I can also browse to a category such as
/news/category/uncategorized, which brings up the
archive.php. All good.
However, when I browse to
/news (which I was expecting to also bring up
archive.php) I get a
404 and I don't understand why? I was at least expecting to be served the
index.php not a
Ideally I have the
archive.php template served by browsing to
/news but to solve the
404 issue first would be great.
Any suggestions much appreciated.
PS: I was hoping to prevent to create a dummy
PPS: Yes, I always clear my permalinks by saving them from the Settings panel.