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Error 404 on Network Admin and others

I have a multisite fresh install in my domain. Subfolder setup. Network Admin on the upper right menu has this link http://example.com/wp-admin/network/ and returns a 404 error. Other links like 'Add ...
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How can I send an email in my plugin?

I'm making a plugin that emails the site webmaster when I go to the 404 page. The script checks if the referring link is on our site, and then sends an email to the webmaster. $message = " ...
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Moving local wordpress page to a real server subdomain broke my permalinks?

I developed a site locally with /%postname%/ permalink structure. I did some sample posts locally and wanted to move this entire local setup to a temporary subdomain like http://review.clientsite.com. ...
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All pages after level 1 showing 404 after WordPress migration plugin - how to fix?

I am in the process of moving my blog away from GoDaddy (yey!) to HostGator. I used the migration plugin on GoDaddy tat created the gz archive of the database, and I copied all my files over to the ...
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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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Changes to permalink structure results in 404 error for all pages other than home

When changing the permalink structure on my site, I get a 404 error for every page except the home page. I've see other questions that mention resetting the permalink structure to get it work, but ...
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Why are 404s not triggering my 404.php template?

404s are not triggering my 404.php template. The header status code, checked in firebug, is a 404, but the page that gets displayed is like a loop with 0 items (as if this were simply an archive page ...
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Wordpress Auto-Redirecting on 404

I believe that Wordpress will try to find a suitable URL if you enter a wrong one. So I have a page http://www.example.com/products/ and by mistake I enter http://www.example.com/prods/ Wordpress will ...
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permissions access error

I'm getting this when saving a post after editing: Forbidden You don't have permission to access /wp-admin/post.php on this server. Additionally, a 404 Not Found error was encountered while trying ...
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An empty Custom Post Type Archive page returns 404 in WP 3.1

I have set up a Custom Post Type called "Portfolio". If I view the CPT's Archive page without adding any posts to it (/portfolio or /?post_type=portfolio), it returns a 404 page. Is there a way to ...
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index2.php in root causing 404 error

I put up a quick splash page with index.php and added a link in that splash page to index2.php and when I go to index2.php, I get a "page not found" error. Getting rid of the splash is not an option ...
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How do I display content to users who are not logged in instead of 404 on Private custom posts?

I want to display a message like "You must be logged in to view this", with Private custom posts. Theoretically, I want to use something like this: if (is_user_logged_in()) { // Page code goes ...
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404 Error Problems with sCategory Permalink plugin

Seems throughout the day my blog seems to show 404 page errors with no pattern. I have to manually change the permalinks from /blog/%scategory%/%postname%/ to default, then back to ...
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Why does the 'Month and Name' Permalink Format not Work on my new Wordpress Site (running on IIS7)?

I have just created a new Wordpress site (version 3.0.1) on a Windows 2003 server, but the 'Month and Time' permalink format does not work. It gives a 404 error when I use it. All of the other ...
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What would cause a theme to add extra characters to blog post links?

I've been working for the past couple days to figure out why a theme is adding " title=" to the end of a given blog post's URL, resulting in a 404 error. I've authored test posts, same result. ...
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WordPress takes too long to show 404 error on images (on LEMP stack)

I have installed WordPress on LEMP stack on DigitalOcean and noticed that all the 404 images on the pages are taking too long to show a 404 error message. Those images are not existing so it will ...
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Prevent 404 when using pre_get_posts to filter an archive page

I have added a custom taxonomy named "area" to the default "post" post type. It's meant to organize posts by geographical area. In category pages I've added a dropdown that allows the user to filter ...
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Custom Post Type / Two level deep taxonomy (cat. and subcat.) uri problem (error 404)

I've created a CPT named "decoration products"(productos decoración), the problem concerns to it CPT. When for the first time I created "decoration products" CPT, I realized that it needed two level ...
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404 when going to /blog

I'm trying to merge an old wordpress blog with a new wordpress site. Effectively all I want is to bring across the posts and link off to them from a link in the navigation called "blog".... simple ...
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New nav_item created with bp_core_new_nav_item() results in 404

I was reading many posts which are about creating new nav item to buddypress profile. i cannot find anything that i miss in my code. The item appears on the profile-page as i want it, but when i click ...
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The remote server returned an error: (404) Not Found [closed]

I received an error when I tried to get all product details from WooCommerce API. I installed WooCommerce, created API keys and enabled the REST API. I wrote C#(3.5) code like below. Step1: Created ...
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Getting a 404 when trying to load /wp-admin/plugin-install.php

I am not sure why, but the backend of my site is running slow... even though it's running slow, all pages still load, except this one /wp-admin/plugin-install.php (the add new plugin page). I checked ...
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Permalinks 404 error with HTTPS host

My new permalinks continue displaying a 404 error on my site even after adding the AllowOverride and Rewrite modules parameters. Here is my default-ssl.conf file : <IfModule mod_ssl.c> ...
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Attachment page gives 404 if user not logged

I am struggling on a very weird behaviour for a WP site I have developed. My client have uploaded many photos to the media library, and tags them with some custom taxonomies I have defined. Some of ...
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Why does my site often display 404 on subpages?

About once or twice a week, my site will display a 404 page on everything but the home page. The simple fix has been to change the Permalinks settings to "Default" and then back to "Post Name" and it ...
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Wordpress can generate numeric permalinks, which then 404

I know why setting a numerical permalink for a post would mean Wordpress confuses page name and number. However, I notice on the site I am working on (Wordpress 4), that you can edit the permalink to ...
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$error = 404 after caught add_rewrite_rule

I have a rewrite rule as this to caught old urls from a previous version of the site: add_rewrite_rule( '(ninos|familia|hogar|mujeres|hombres)-[a-z-]+\.php', 'old_id_redirect.php', 'top' ); The ...
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Custom post type permalink tag 404

I'm using wp-types to build a wordpress site. I'm happy with the types and their fields, I just wanted to created a function that shows parents in the url - see blow function that achieves this - also ...
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Pagination on home page not working

My problem is here. When I press page 2, 3 or other on my HOME page it just goes to 404 not found, but when I go in any category, and press page 2 it works great. I have tried changing the ...
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Custom post type / taxonomy rewrite archive page 2 gives 404

I've followed the code based off this and everything is working perfectly -How to create a permalink structure with custom taxonomies and custom post types like ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Category and guest post with 404 [closed]

i use twenty twelve theme in wp with plugin of guest post and redirection because if any of user click on category and blank category shows a guest post page in redirection plugin i set one category ...
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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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Media attachment pages giving 404's

I use Google Webmaster Tools to track and fix 404's. I've been getting numerous 404's from media attachment pages, but not the page itself, it's parent. An example: I have this piece of media, ...
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Hierarchical permalinks for custom post type and taxonomy

I have registered the custom post type "word" and the custom taxonomy "wordcat". Now what I want is proper hierarchical permalinks. So I've been searching the web for quite some time with no result. ...
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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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Using a custom 410 page

I've been trying to figure this out without success. In created a 410.php in my theme, and in my nginx config, I added:- error_page 410 /index.php?error=410 as I'd seen suggested in a few places, ...
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High CPU usage on 404 errors

After debugging high CPU usage for a week, I've discovered that URLs submitted to my WordPress site that result in 404 errors cause high CPU usage. I tested my site with jmeter. When I request a file ...
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Permalink /%category%/%postname%/ returns 404 on OSX

I'm on OSX 10.8.4 with a pretty standard installation of Wordpress 3.6.1 under the local OSX Apache/MySQL. If my permalinks are set to /%category%/%postname%/ I get a 404... This is working on the ...
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custom post template file not shown, instead all the time 404.php

i'm completely confused, want to use my own template file for a custom post type and of course i read all about this here or in the Codex ...
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Incorrect url for sharing blog on linkedin [closed]

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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Top Level pages in wordpress giving 404, but child pages working fine

Basically everything works fine except for the top level pages ( e.g. category, archives, single post, custom post type, etc...). I have 3 custom post types and 4 custom taxonomies (each custom ...
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Catch 404 errors in nested installations

I have a site at the root of my /http/ folder (I'm using Apache). In a subfolder, I have another WP site. When a 404 is encountered within the subsite, like this: ...