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WordPress keep redirecting me to random URLs

When I go to my homepage, http://example.com, I sometimes get redirected to http://example.com/SXKSLW/ or some other random URL along that pattern that yields 404 page. I do not remember doing ...
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Some images not found 404 in localhost

I just transferred a WordPress installation from the domain to my localhost. I did all the usual steps: copy files, export DB and replace domain.com with localhost, update wp-config.php and refresh ...
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Serve apache 404 for missing assets rather then wp 404 template WP_Rewrites

I have a custom 404 page, but dont want serve it for every broken asset that may crop up. Instead I want to just serve the Apache 404 as its much faster. I've found the following htaccess rule that ...
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How can I change the lost and reset password from action url?

This a second part to my original question posted via the following link How to change/rewrite the lost password url? Submitting the lost and reset password from generates a 404 because there action ...
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Override private status - Enable users to read private posts

Hidden private posts for not logged in users The private posts are by default only visible when logged in. Override, show private posts for everyone Is there a clever way to override this? Make it ...
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Why can I not view image attachment pages?

I have a problem with images. I can see my uploaded images, as previously, through the media library. I can access each image by clicking on "edit". But if I then click on "View Attachment Page", I ...
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Wordpress overrides custom 404 page with it's own

I want to create a custom 404 page, but I cannot seem to override the 404 which is in Wordpress itself. The reason I want a custom 404 page is that if I get 404 within my subdirectories I get directed ...
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Why is the loop not empty on some 404s?

I came across a weird issue. Say you access a random url, three or more levels deep: http://example.com/a/b/c http://example.com/a/b/c/d ... Then is_404() is true. So far so good. But for some ...
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Is it OK to redirect to a new address instead of showing 404 Error page? [migrated]

Here is my question, Recently I moved my site from blog.mysite.com to www.mysite.com. Then I added 301 permanent redirection using this code in .htaccess file. RewriteEngine on RewriteCond ...
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How to manage a URL with pageX in it in order to generate a 404 page?

So I have done all this on a brand new WP install to rule out any potential effects from anything else. WP is setup with a static page as the home page. Permalinks are setup as simply %postname% and ...
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How to force a 404 on WordPress

I need to force a 404 on some posts based on conditions. I managed to do it ( although I don't know if I did it the right way) and I'm a getting my 404.php template to load as expected. My code: ...
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CPT unsaved draft gives error 404 - when Post Formats support enabled

I've a plugin for Portfolio CPT (can be downloaded from here: http://bit.ly/1tEj5bC), using this plugin, every thing works fine. But when i edit any portfolio entry and click on 'Preview Changes' ...
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Incorrect url for sharing blog on linkedin

I have a self-hosted Wordpress blog with Jetpack installed. My Wordpress URL structure is http://mydomain.com/archives/%postname%. Using the Jetpack's Publicize feature, I connected my blog to ...
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Cannot access non-wordpress subdirectories as wordpress overrides them with a 404 error

I refer to this question previously asked and not suitably answered: Wordpress overriding actual subdirectories and also Non "Wordpress" pages/code getting 404 error. I have the same ...
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Password-protected Posts lead to 404 Error

I was just testing the password-protected posts functionality and when I submit the password it sends me to a 404 page. The password I typed in was correct, I made sure. The URL bar says: ...
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404 - Category pagination for custom post type

--Edit I've managed to narrow it down that the paged variable is not working properly here, (get_query_var('paged')) ? get_query_var('paged') : 1; is always returning 0 although maybe it is due to ...
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Wordpress Permlinks 404 Not Found

I have installed the latest WordPress on my EC2 Ubuntu 13.1 server. Once I have changed the permalink to use /%post-name%/, I encounter 404 not found for posts. I have followed almost everything here ...
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404 Error On Custom Taxonomy Pages 2, 3, etc

I've been reading a bunch of posts about this with no luck so far. I can't seem to figure out what is the problem. I have the following: Custom Post Type: Sermons Custom Taxonomy: Series My urls ...
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Multiple 404.php templates based on a post_type

Is it possible to have different 404 templates based on the post_type? So when page is not found 404.php will be used, when post is not found 404-post.php will be used. Or alternative, I would like ...
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Random post slugs cut off from original and underscores not converted to hyphens

I am having a serious problem right now. Our business website just crashed and almost every single page has stopped working. I am in the process of restoring the backup right now but would like any ...
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404 page is not querying my custom post

I have a 404 template page which is, obviously, designed for Not Found Pages. Within the code, I have the get_header(); where I place the global code for the site. There is a div that contains a style ...
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How to Prevent Browsing to Extra Directories?

By "Extra Directories", I mean directories that exist for no apparent reason. For example, here is an article on css-tricks.com: http://css-tricks.com/favicon-quiz/ If I append (an extra ...
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Hierachical Custom post types permalinks not working

Been looking for someone with this same problem for hours now so I decided to post my own thread. I have a hierachical custom post type called contact-information. Using this I have parentpages ...
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Pages throwing 404 error on server load

I have a really strange problem. I have to fix a strange bug in a wordpress installation that is related to the server load. When the site receive more than 5 parallel request some pages starts to ...
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Subpages return 404 server error

I just moved a site to another production environment and I have an issue with accessing subpages. The home page and the /wp-admin section works as expected and there are no path issues with images or ...
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Get the search element only on 404

I know get_sidebar( ); is used to get the widget sidebar , but how do I request one element from it? For instance, if I want to show the search or most read only? I know there is a way to specify ...
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Detect error 404 page to find out the issue

I have a wordpress website, which when I visit www.mywordpress.com/test/setup it throws an error 404 page. Which class in wordpress handles the request dispatching?
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Is this the best way to complete disable category archive pages?

I wanted to disable category archive pages because content in my blog will be presented via a number of pages for which I have custom templates like this: add_action('page_template', ...
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Some posts 404, htaccess wipes itself

So posts on my WordPress have started to 404, I have tried refreshing the permalinks. Have also disabled all plugins and changed theme. Categories section in the admin panel is also showing empty (but ...
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Custom post type single page returns 404 error

I have a custom post type called slide. It has content and some custom fields. I want WP to show the single.php theme or single-slide.php theme when the user clicks the slide single page link. the ...
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wp-admin/admin-ajax.php returns 404

www.mysite.com/wp-admin/admin-ajax.php returns error 404 when logged out. www.mysite.com/wp-admin/admin-ajax.php loads a blank page with 0 when LOGGED IN. This is the proper behavior as per ...
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wp-login.php ampersand in url results in 404

I've got this problem where the wordpress site will throw up a 404 if the wp-login.php has an ampersand appended after it (e.g. session expired argument). I've changed themes, disabled all plugins, ...
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Folder Name and Category Name Wordpress

I have URLs that need have the old URL for download files. Before, it has 2 separate website. The MAIN and the PORTAL website. http://www.website.org http://www.website.org/portal I want both ...
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Broken pagination on custom search query

I've been searching through various questions and answers for some time now, but can't figure it out. I should state that I'm still a novice when it comes to WP coding. The thing is, I'm using a ...
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Wordpress - 404 When creating Post/Page

I'm using the most recent version of WordPress and have encountered an issue that I've never seen before. Basically, when I try to publish a Page or a Post, WordPress directs me to a 404 page rather ...
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Why do my offline development site and online live site behave differently?

I have two versions of my site - one live, the other a development site using DeskTopServer. I work on the development site - adding / editing posts etc. and making changes to the WP database, and ...
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Show author archive pages for authors with no posts

I have one page for each author, but if the author doesn't have any posts I can't get its variables, because the loop is empty. The page returns empty, no avatar, no info and stuff, the whole site is ...
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Why does enabling Permalinks make pages not found?

I'm new to Wordpress and am creating a site using v3.9.1 of WordPress. When I create a new page, I can see it in edit mode, but the URL it is supposedly creating is not found when permalinks is used, ...
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Featured image loads correctly while gallery images returns 404

I can't get why the featured image is loading correctly while those in the gallery returns a 404 if the links is to the attachment page. If i link to the file, the file is shown but if activate the ...
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Multisite new sites not found(404), main site still works

I followed wordpress guide to install multisite. My main site (mydomain.com) works well, my multisite is based on subdirectory i.e., (mydomain.com/test/), however it doesn't load at all (404 error). ...
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404 Admin Error

I am new to WordPress and was looking at settings in the admin. I believe I changed the directory of the site from example.com/wp/ to example.com. When I saved the changes I immediately saw a 404 ...
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404 Page Not Found for Only One Post

I have 40+ posts on my blog. Only one of them is going to a 404 page when I click the title (visit the permalink). To see it in action: http://thegrovestead.com/tag/strawberries/ Look for the post ...
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Shortlink in header points to 404, but actual page does not

I've inherited a website whose permalinks are 200 and open fine: http://www.example.com/test-1 While looking at the source, the shortlink specified in the link tag points to 404s: <link ...
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Pagination on category pages using wp_pagenavi causes 404 errors

Pagination for a custom post type in category.php returns a 404 page for /page/2. If I go to /page/1 it redirects and works fine, but /page/2 breaks. Permalinks are set to /%postname%/ I've tried ...
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How to create custom 401, 403 and 500 error pages?

When a 404 error is encountered, a 404.php template file can be used to render a custom error message. This is documented in the Template Hierarchy article. My aim is to create custom error pages ...
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Nginx with Wordpress not showing template 404 for certain file types

I am using Nginx on Ubuntu to host a Wordpress site and everything is working great except certain file types return the Nginx 404 rather than the Wordpress template 404. For example: ...
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Pages displays correctly but returning a 404 error in http header.

I decided to delete a custom post type and change them to pages instead. The pages display properly but anything in the directory that the custom post type used is returning a 404 even though the ...
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404 error on second page load for child-pages

I have a strange problem which I really do not understand: My site has the page community and a sub-page called test. Permalink structure is set to /%postname%/ So the URLs for the pages are: ...
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WordPress “Hide WP” Gives Me Error After Admin Login [closed]

I recently paid a freelancer to install a "hide WP" effect, which hides the fact that I am using WordPress. I specifically asked to install something with this effect: ...
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Making %author% the rewrite slug for custom post type causes 404s on non CPTs

This has been driving me absolutely mad. I created a custom post type which I plan to use to create pretty affiliate/redirect links throughout my site. Here is my register_post_type(): ...