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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 do I enforce a 404 status for an EXISTING page?

I was able to replace the main query for 404 pages with pre_get_posts but as soon as I point to an existing page, the error changes to 301. What function should I hook to to change the status to 404 ...
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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 ...
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Why are 404 errors redirecting to my homepage and not my custom 404.php?

Not sure if this strictly wordpress and not a general apache configuration but I'm having trouble setting up my 404 page for a custom theme. I have my 404.php in the same directory as my index.php. ...
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Help! I changed the domain and now I can't log in via admin online

Help! I changed the domain of a website and now it sends me to a 404 error when i try to access my admin page. I don't have the files backed up. What can I do to reverse this?
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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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Multisite sub-directories IIS 7.5 change media/uploads location

I am running WP 3.8.1 Multisite. Sub-directories is configured. I have 10 sub-directory sites and 1 primary site. WordPress is running on a Windows 2008 R2 datacenter 64bit server with IIS 7.5. I have ...
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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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htaccess redirect for all categories converted to tags now showing 404

I have a WordPress site which syndicates content from a number of sources and auto creates categories and tags. I have converted a large number of categories to tags which now leaves a ton of ...
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Wordpress monthly archive links result in 404

When I use the archive widget in a sidebar, it creates the normal monthly post archive listing like the following: February 2014 January 2014 October 2013 and so on. Whenever I click on these ...
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Blur.js with WordPress - Enqueued, but server not finding file

So as the title suggests, I'm trying to run blur.js on my WordPress theme. I have enqueued the script in functions.php: function load_oves_methods(){ wp_enqueue_script( 'blur', ...
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New install of wordpress, my url goes to index of/

After my Wordpress installation (database hooked up and wp-config done and wp-login created). I just get Index of/ page when I go to my URL. I uploaded all the contents of the Wordpress folder to the ...
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Logging out gives 404 error

When I try to log out of my site, I'm taken to a 404 page, and the logout doesn't work. The url looks like this: ...
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How to recover WordPress Adress(URL)

I installed WordPress in localhost. I changed the WordPress Address from the general settings. After that none of the previous pages appears. Instead, a "Page Not Found" error page is appearing. I ...
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Why do all my custom post types return a 404, even after resetting the permalink? [duplicate]

I have two custom post types setup like this: add_action( 'init', 'create_post_type_News' ); function create_post_type_News() { register_post_type( 'news', array( 'labels' ...
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What form element names break wordpress?

I know that <input name="name"> will cause wp to bork and throw a 404. It seems that 'year' is the same. Does there exist a list of input names that wp doesnt like?
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Pagination 404 Not Found child page

I have a page Heemtijdinghen displaying custom posts (post_type=artikel) paginated. The page is a child page of page Publicaties: /publicaties/heemtijdinghen/ When navigating to e.g. page 2 a 404 Not ...
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Turning on the 404 page on localhost

I'm using my localhost (XAMPP client) to test my WordPress website and everything works fine, till it comes to verifying how does my 404.php template looks like. I can't preview any changes, because ...
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Custom post type single page (single-{CPT-name}) 404 when slug includes hyphens

I have a CPT called "author". After an hour searching why I get a 404 visiting single pages of this CPT (managed by template "single-author.php") I realize that some do work: those whose slug doesn't ...
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Subfolder index.php 404 Errors

I'm looking for help troubleshooting why subfolder pages return a 404 error if "index.php" is appended after the subfolder. I do not experience this behavior on other WordPress sites. I have inherited ...