There's a website which has page URL's such as
If I go to
http://www.example.com/states/ I get a 404 error.
The site also has
So clearly they haven't modified their permalink category and tag bases. Or customized them. I'm thinking they created custom page templates and pages who's parent is a a page called
states to get the permalink
/states/new-york/ but then why would going to
/states/ throw a 404?
Can a link structure like this be created any other way?