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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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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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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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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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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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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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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: ...
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Post preview gives 404 when permalinks are purely date based

I have an issue pertaining specifically to the situation in which permalinks are set to be based only on publication date. My permalink structure is as follows: /%year%%monthnum%%day%/ When I try to ...
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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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One post on my website is going to a 404 page

So I ran into an incredibly odd and frustrating problem today. As the title says, as of today one of the posts on the website is going to a 404 page. This is the ONLY post that goes to a 404 page. ...
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403 thrown instead of 404 on iis [closed]

I am running a wordpress blog (3.4.1) on iis 7.5 with php manager 5.3.13. I cannot configure correctly the 404 page. I have created a 404 page which can be successfully viewed through /404.php. ...
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Failed to load resource: the server responded with a status of 404 (Not Found) [closed]

Using Google Chrome Console and also Firebug I get Failed to load resource error on each page. It's an undefined image and the undefined resource is always http://mysite.com/pagename/undefined I've ...
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Getting 404 error on my wp rewrite error

The code I'm using to rewrite urls with query vars: function add_query_vars($aVars) { $aVars[] = "city"; $aVars[] = "address"; $aVars[] = "pg"; return $aVars; } // hook add_query_vars ...
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Wordpress 404 Page displaying on a sub directory that has it's own 404 page

On a subdirectory such as http://website.com/sub/index.html that has it's own .htaccess is still for some reason showing the 404 page I have for Wordpress which is on the directory above this one. ...
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How do I locate the exact location where this error is occurring 404 page not found

I recently installed a wordpress theme and lots of plugins. This error appears on blog post after refreshing page for second time anywhere in between the post content. Here's the link to my site: ...
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redirect deleted / drafted pages

A client asked me to unpublished a page, which I did. However, I kept it as a draft, just in case they wanted to republish at a future date. My issue is that anyone with this link will hit a 404 ...
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cutsom posts 404ing

I can't stop my custom post types from sporadically 404ing. It doesn't always happen and I can't predictably replicate the problem - as in sometimes it happens, sometimes it doesn't. However, once I ...
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Wordpress Page Edit gives Error 404 [closed]

I'm having the stupidest problem, ever. I can manage and edit pages just fine, but after some time, I can no longer edit or preview a page and I receive an "Error 404 - Page Not Found". This ...
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Why do I have a weird rendering issue only on 404.php caused by wp_nav_menu?

I built a navigation menu using the native menu builder in WordPress 3. This is the code I use to render it: <?php wp_nav_menu( array('menu' => 'Main Navigation','menu_id'=> ...
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Category archive leads to me 404 page? [closed]

I’ve category named “Golf Swing Trainers”, with the slug “golf-swing-trainers”.When I click this category it leads to me to 404 page. But if, I change the slug into anything it works fine…. ...
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404 redirecting to home [closed]

I have a multisite network, and my theme has a custom 404.php. On all the child sites this 404 handler is being correctly used, but on the primary site all 404s go back to the home page without ...
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Non “Wordpress” pages/code getting 404 error

I'm hoping that you are my saviours. There seem be lots of people with this problem on the forums, but no clear answer. Here's my predicament:- I've just put together a new Wordpress site on new ...
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Getting soft 404 errors (200 status) when caching plugins are enabled

I have a blog running the latest stable version of WordPress on a dedicated virtual server with the following situation. (Replace [caching plugin] with W3 Total Cache, Hyper Cache, or Quick Cache, as ...
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Wordpress triggers 404 on page 2 for custom search query

I modified my index.php to check if the search query is an author and if yes, display articles of that author. That is working fine but as soon as you go to page 2 of the results, wordpress triggers ...