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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Pagination 404s on custom query

The basic issue is that every paginated page for my blog is going to a 404 page. /page/2/, /page/3/, etc. It used to be working fine, but is not now. I think maybe the change to 3.9 did it. Here are ...
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add_rewrite_rule is not fired

I need to rewrite some urls: I have a page (id = 61), with slug anunciantes on wich I use a custom template to generate a wp_query to list a custom post_type. I need to be able to filter by two ...
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Although rewrite engine is on, I get 404 not found on every page

My wordpress blog has encountered this issue about a week ago. Before that nothing was wrong with it. I got suspicious on web host provider, but they said many times that rewrite engine is on and it ...
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How to use wp_footer() on a 404 page?

I am designing my 404 error page, for which I created a separate header and of course I need a separate footer. As for the latter, instead of creating a new one, would be enough for me to ensure ...
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Where should I insert code to dynamically generate page content?

I would like to generate dynamic pages based on a third-party API. However, I'm not sure where in the WP loop to capture the request and generate the content. For example, if a user is requesting a ...
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Date Archive pages 404 error

I am building my own theme and realized that all date archive pages (all date, month and year) are throwing a 404 (its a locally hosted site). Its not theme specific as I thought earlier, because I ...
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Wordpress Permalinks 404 bug with “next” button

I have changed wordpress to use permalinks for post names. /%postname%/ so that they are in the form wordpress.com/sample-post. The permalinks work great but it messes up the "next" and "previous" ...
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My website not showing 404 error!

My self-hosted website is no more showing 404 errors (of course for the pages that don't exist). I edited the 404 template of my theme and just updated the written text of the heading and body text, ...
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Install wordpress as a development site in a subdirectory on live server

I am trying to set up a development environment for a friend. I have never had a problem before until now. Basically on the home directory of the server there is a WordPress installation. My friend ...
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How to redirect non existent pages/posts in wordpress using htaccess

How can I redirect non existent pages/posts in WordPress using only .htaccess file? Here is my code: <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> Options +FollowSymLinks RewriteEngine on RewriteBase / ...
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404 errors in log showing urls with 'GET', plus and numerical code

My wordpress logs show 404 errors to URLs having the following pattern: http://example.com/path/++GET+http:/example/+0,48595,73506+- Web searches do not return answers because of the plus and minus ...
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404 error on every post and page other than home

I am developing a wordpress theme and I think at some point I messed something up pretty badly in the wordpress system because nothing works anymore. I have tried several different themes, mine and ...
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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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WordPress site displaying 404 for any page apart from index

My WordPress site is returning a 404 not found error on any page apart from the homepage and /wp-admin. I have no absolutely no idea why this is. My Permalinks are set up to use ...
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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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Moved my site to new host now getting 404

I just moved my wordpress multisite to a new host and all the pages expect the homepage keep getting the follower error Not Found The requested URL was not found on this server. Additionally, a 404 ...
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Subsites in Multisite installation throwing 404 error on wp-admin in IIS 7

Running into an issue where sub sites of a multisite (fresh installation of 3.9 and no plugins or themes) are throwing 404 error when trying to access the wp-admin section of the sub site. It is ...
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Pagination in custom loop for custom post type throwing 404 error

I searched around for similar problems but it did not worked for me, im a total beginner with WordPress. I made a custom query but the pagination throwing me 404 error Query $paged = ...
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Can't view network plugins.php or upgrade-core.php on multisite

I have a network with 5 or 6 sites. In the network admin panel I can see all pages except the /wp-admin/network/plugins.php page and the /wp-admin/network/upgrade-core.php page. Both of those files ...
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Posting comment returns 404

I've been tracking an issue in one of our WP installations and keep coming up short of a solution. One of our websites is installed in a sub-directory of our main website. Both are WP installations. ...
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Obtain page data and use regular loop

Is there a way to obtain the data from a certain page outside the regular flow, more efficiently than via get_post($id)? I know that I can get for example the title with $post = get_post($id); $title ...
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Custom permalink structure gives 404

For a Custom Post Type called 'matches' I created a custom permalink structure. The structure shows up just the way I want it, however, I get a 404 everytime I visit the post. I have tried removing ...
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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, ...
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Accessing Subdirectories in WordPress Install

I have scripts that are in a subdirectory of my WordPress install folder. They are on the same level as the /wp-content/ and /wp-admin/ folders. I'm running them as form processing but I've got the ...
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If $var is empty, return 404.

For security reasons, to detect if somebody is manipulating GET parameters of the plugin I'm writing, I need to return a 404 if the security query I perform returns nothing. How can I force that? I ...
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Wordpress Theme's 404.php not found, server defaults to Apache's own 404 page

if I just type something to provoke a 404 Error on my Wordpress installation, Wordpress doesn't load its own 404.php file, but the Apache server's own 404 error message gets displayed. What is wrong ...
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Getting 404 page not found error while trying to access add new plugin / themes

I am getting 404 page not found error while trying to add new plugin or view installed plugin in my admin panel. i am using Hueman theme. every time i tried to use some option of admin panel i am ...
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404 not Found (But recommendations like changing port did not work)

I have issues with Wamp and Wordpress Combo. (Please let me know if this is not the right place to ask) Reason i ask here is because it started with this: (Beginner) Need help installing Wordpress on ...