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I know there are already a lots of post about this question, but not a single one helped me to solve this issue.

I moved my page to an other server and afterwards I was facing the problem that the permalinks stopped working. I use the following permalink: /%postname%/

The .htaccess file is set properly see the following:

# BEGIN WordPress
<IfModule mod_rewrite.c>
RewriteEngine On
RewriteBase /
RewriteRule ^index\.php$ - [L]
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d
RewriteRule . /index.php [L]

# END WordPress

When I set the permlinks back to standard it seems to work. mod_rewrite is loaded, but I'm not sure if AllowOverride is set to "All", how can I check this without having access to the httpd.conf file. I'm on a shared host.

Does anyone have an idea how to solve this?

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How did you move your site? What were the steps? I would ask your host about mod_rewrite and AllowOverride, just to be sure. – s_ha_dum Feb 27 '13 at 20:19
Transfer all files to the new server, export and import the MySQL database, adjust wp-config.php. The site is running sofar check: lrk-bw.de – Kevin Goedecke Feb 27 '13 at 20:28
Looks like you got this resolved. Can you answer your question or remove it? – Matthew Boynes May 23 '13 at 20:30
Your hint was perfect. I asked my host about mod_rewrite and AllowOverride and he was able to solve the problem. Thanks ;) – Kevin Goedecke Aug 4 '13 at 0:02

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