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Changing Site Address (URL) causes 404

Thank you in advance for any help you might provide. I have read many other posts, and unfortunately the provided solutions did not work. The problem is this: I have Wordpress installed in a ...
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Create second custom 404 page for selected post type

I created a new custom post type called event, which works fine. I also created a custom 404 page template, which is shown if a event/page/post is not found. But now the hard part, i want to create ...
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Setting 404 page in Nginx

I am using this page (http://wiki.nginx.org/WordPress) to setup my WordPress on a nginx/php-fpm server. Everything is okay, except the 404 page When I request www.example.com/foo, it send me the ...
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In wordpress I am manipulation 404 response. I want to give the response before 404 error is given to google

May be the question in title is not explaining what exactly I want. So I will explain one logic and then ask what problem I am getting from that. We are using wordpress. We have 2 categories Option1(...
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How do I bypass Wordpress 404 handling?

How do I skip Wordpress altogether if there's a 404? I've tried adding an ErrorDocument to the .htaccess with no joy. The reason I'm asking is that we use a lot of custom fields and as such our site ...
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Feed 404 Errors

Before you say this has been dealt with before, please read the whole issue. I have Google'ed and Stackoverflowed myself to death on this. In WMT I see 404 errors for /feed on specific posts. e.g. ...
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there's a way to include a minimal WP for check only the current user, its roles (caps?) and then release/free it?

I need to count how many times a file in a particular sub-directory is downloaded and track who downloaded it. I'm using a Php file to do it, it isn't a WP file but I need to include WP to get the ...
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Filter to change the content of 404 page

I have created custom rewrite rules. These rules now go to 404 page as expected. I can use action hook template_redirect to change the template matching query_var. But I don't want to create separate ...
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New categories are now going to 404s

I have a WPMU site with hundreds of blogs on it. We are on 3.4.2 and this is the first time I'm seeing this issue within a few of my sites. Basically, what happens is that I'll create a new category ...
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Multisite custom post type's single page 404

I have two sites in my multisite setup - domain.tld (site A) and domain.tld/lifestyle (site B). This is my first multisite attempt. I've made a widget that creates a custom post type "latest-news" ...
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Pagination gives 404 error

It's seems that this bug of WP never was solved by WP team. I have custom post-type, my url structure is /%category%/%postname%/ And if i click on 2nd page i will get 404 error. I tried everything i ...
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Pagination throws 404 error on custom taxonomy archive pages

I have created a custom taxonomy for a custom post type called "portfolio" like so: function jvs_portfolio_categories_init() { register_taxonomy( 'project-category', 'portfolio', ...
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Best way to strip character entities (%20 etc)

I have a heap of images inside MovableType, on an old server. There are plenty which have character entities like %20 to represent spaces. I've used some plugins to import the images and change the ...
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Preview posts returns 404

It's a large Wordpress multisite installation, using subfolders for the individual blogs, not domains. We are running version 3.1, and preview posts doesn't work. When I press preview I get the 404....
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permalink changed, now getting 404 for every pages

i have my website with permalink, till now everything was fine, but few days before i changed my permalink, now everything is going wrong, now each and every page i am getting 404, even my about-us ...
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Using a custom field value to redirect away from a 404 page

I’m moving from an old CMS to WordPress. The old articles are saved as posts and the new WordPress permalink is %post-id%. The old URL slug is unique and saved as a custom field for each post; the ...
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Does Wordpress contain “default” anti-SQL injection code that responds with a 404 error?

I've been through the “seven layers of the candy cane forest” on this one… :) Our plugin receives data via a POST request. On a particular site that has our plugin installed, we observed odd ...
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After server migration only the homepage works

I have recently changed hosting of my WordPress site to VPS.net. I have moved all of my files and imported the database. Everything appeared to be fine until I clicked a link and noticed that all of ...
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How do I go about fixing this apparently messed up upgrade?

I'm a WordPress novice trying to help a friend (who is even more of a WordPress novice) with his WordPress blog hosted on GoDaddy. It was working fine until he apparently (he doesn't fully remember) ...
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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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Category page for custom-taxonomy shows 404 when using custom permalink structure

I'm having a small issue with category pages for a custom taxonomy when custom permalinks are used, and I was wondering if someone might be able to help out and point out where I'm going wrong. I've ...
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Change loop.php for empty search customization

I've been stumped for days wondering why when I submit an empty string as a search term, it redirects to part of loop.php where I have the following code inserted: <?php /* If there are no posts ...
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How does WordPress know if a URL doesn't exist?

The WordPress theme I am using didn't come with a proper Error 404 handler and I'd like to add one to the code. I am having a hard time how WordPress determines if a URL does exist as a post, is a ...
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WordPress Stats keeps showing non-existent post as a top post?

For some reason, one of my top posts as reported by WordPress Stats is actually non-existent... What I see is: #2147483647 (loading title) and it links to "...?p=2147483647" which returns a ...
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Categories not working - 404 Not found error

I have a community blog at thelazy.info . All things are working except the category. When you click on any category it gives 404 Not found error. I tried searching out myself but couldn't come up ...
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Custom Post Type + 20k posts = blank/404 within Admin edit.php [duplicate]

I have registered a custom Post Type via register_post_type(), and about 45 Custom Fields via add_meta_box() function, within the theme. Custom Post Type Args: 'labels' => $labels,...
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if/else on custom query gives 200 OK when condition not met?

What? I am modifying my theme to show comments of a post on a separate page. How? Mostly based on this answer but with improved checks and code. So this is what my page-comments.php (kinda) looks ...
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Preventing 404 error on empty date archive

On a date archive page when no posts exist (for that date) WordPress throws across to the 404 page. Is there a way to make WordPress continue to use the original archive instead of the 404. That way ...
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Clean install - Changing permalinks in twentyeleven give 404

interesting problem that I encountered, not sure if it's bug or not.. On a clean install using the twentyeleven theme I try changing the Permalink Settings to something different from the Deffault ...
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What does do_action('admin_init'); does actually?

What impact does disabling do_action('admin_init'); in admin.php make? I disabled this function because Whenever i was trying to insert featured image, I get 404 error, i.e. media-upload.php and ajax-...
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Where does the 404 redirection happen?

Can someone please tell me where the 404 redirection occurs? I am wanting to redirect to a custom template.php instead of the 404 page. Is this possible to do? If it is can some one provide me with ...
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What causes an Unexpected HTTP Error within install plugins?

Within "install plugins" I'm receiving an error stating "An Unexpected HTTP Error occurred during the API request." When I do a plugin search it throws me back to my site's 404 page. Any idea what ...
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Form in WordPress : 404

In my WP site I've got a Contact page whose URL is mysite.com/contact/ and which contains a <form> with an action attribute set to action="/contact/" Clicking on the submit button brings me to ...
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WordPress 404 page returning with default in IIS7

I've installed a number of WordPress sites across many different platforms and I'm finding that when installed on IIS7 I'm getting the nasty default IIS7 404 error. I nuked Window's hold on the 404 ...
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Problems redirecting to “pretty” permalinks (wordpress in Subdirectory)

I've got problems getting pretty permalinks to work. When changing the permalinks (e.g. to month/name), my .htaccess (in the wordpress directory - there is another one one level up) is changed like ...
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Pagination causes error 404 when used with front-page.php

I am creating front-page.php. This page will display the latest featureed posts, and will also have pagination option to go to the previous featured posts. I wrote the code for frontpage as follows $...
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Permalink change made author archive vanished

I changed my WordPress blog URL from: http://example.com/%year%/%monthnum%/%day%/%postname%/ into first, http://example.com/%postname%/ and then after many days, http://example.com/%post_id%/%...
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post parameter 'name' 404 error

I am integrating the WorldPay hosted payment pages gateway to my WordPress installation and I am setting a notification URL in WorldPay to a route within WordPress. The problem I am having is that ...
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Posts not working on windows after changing permalinks

I recently started learning wordpress. Out to curiosity of changing settings, I changed permalinks to Month and Name. After that all my posts and pages have stopped working and show me a 404 Error. I ...
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404 not found error on pagination

Normal post (not custom post type), I did everything I should do, but 404 not found error in pagination. Here is my code $category_id = get_query_var('cat'); //Using this to get category ID to meet ...
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Permalinks okay some pages but 404 error on others

I recently upgraded to WP 3.4.2 and had multiple issues with custom theme. In the course of trying to fix those, permalinks broke for some pages, not others. I get server 404 page not found for the ...
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404 to 301 - Fixing old links

I have currently updated a site and made many improvements to it. The old site ran off 3 different systems and had wordpress (and the other systems) in the webroot. I have moved wordpress into a ...
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Defining a custom 404 for non-WordPress parts of site

I have a site with WordPress located in a directory under the root. The root directory contains the main files for the non-WordPress part of the site. Wordpress is included in all of these pages by ...
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Using /wp-admin works, using /login gives a 404. Why?

I just did a manual install and tried to login, but was unable to do so using domain.com/login. I got a 404 error. When I used domain.com/wp-admin, no issues. Did I do something wrong or forget to do ...
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Bizarre Permalinks Issue: 404 Errors Everywhere

First and foremost, this is definitely a duplicate of the age old question of "my Wordpress permalinks are generating 404 errors", but in a way it's different because no solutions I've tried have ...
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Custom Permalink with Dynamic Taxonomy for Custom Post Type - Works, but breaks other permalinks

My custom permalink with dynamic taxonomy is working for my custom post type. However, it breaks all my other permalinks. They display a 404 error in the content area (header and sidebar still display)...
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Not Found (404) error on admin page, CSS gone on blog

I manually installed wordpress on my server and the wordpress files are located in "www.mydomain.com/wordpress/", however I wanted my "www.mydomain.com" to be the address for my wordpress blog instead ...
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Why would a GET variable one one page of a site cause a 404 error when a GET variable works on another page of a site?

For example I have 20 pages on a site. one of them is called bacon another called eggs. on the same site...lets say breakfast.com I have the permalinks set up properly and have used them ...
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Intermittently missing pages and posts in WordPress

Every now and then some of my Wordpress pages (and posts) seems to be missing, I get the 404 page (although the HTTP response code is 200). A couple of hours later the page is back, with no changes in ...
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Getting a 404 in Debugger for example.com/wp-admin/Array?

For some reason when I go to one of my clients WordPress installations, and I install a plugin that I made which has custom TinyMCE buttons, when they click on one of the buttons the popup appears but ...