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I am in trouble, I need help. Whenever I edit any theme code in my dashboard/appearance/editor and try to save it, the file is not saved and it automatically directs me to the homepage.

I don't know why is this happening. I cleared the cache through the W3-Total Cache plugin.

A few hours before I did the same process, it was working perfectly.

But now some problem is there with WordPress. I also tried this in a different browser, but the same things happens.

I am using the latest version of WordPress.

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Are you using the redirection plugin? What other plugins are installed? – Chris_O Jan 28 '11 at 17:47
@Chris_O I was not using any redirection plugin, but after changing the name of 3 pages, this is happening, I tried the solution provided by @Jonnybojangles but still not working – ntechi Jan 29 '11 at 4:37
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I experienced an issue similar to this several months ago. I was using a plugin to kill query strings from the URL for SEO purposes. Long story short the plugin was killing search pages and admin pages as well.

As Chris_O mentioned the redirection plugin I encountered a similar redirection issue when track modify posts is enabled.

The plugin is smart enough to realize when you edit a post or page and will set up a redirect if the post or page's permalink has changed. However, when creating a new page this feature will create a redirect back to the root because the page has never existed before. More found here (http://www.blakeimeson.com/wordpress-redirection-plugin-home-page-redirect-problem-bug/ and http://tulsawebresults.com/solution-wordpress-redirection-plugin-error ).

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I tried both, but when I did as per this link tulsawebresults.com/solution-wordpress-redirection-plugin-error still same thing happens, no change, but when I tried the next link, and deleted the posts, it gets deleted, when I come back to that group, the links are still there, Its not getting deleted. – ntechi Jan 29 '11 at 4:35
@everyone I solved this by just adding some few lines in .htaccess file, the actual reason was, sometimes server changes some mod_security.c due to which, this was happening, this blog helped me to figure it out, nirajmchauhan.blogspot.com/2011/01/… – ntechi Jan 30 '11 at 14:13

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