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404 on child page when parent page slug is identical to custom post type

The internet is swamped with this issue but all the results were from 2010-2011 so I wanted to check if there was any advancement in the matter. I have the following scenario: Created a custom post ...
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Page not found error when adding text `2 = 2 ^ 1` to the page

Adding the following text to a page in the Text editor and clicking Update results in "Error 404 - Page Not Found": 2 = 2^1 Replacing this text with anything else makes the Update succeed. Any ...
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Is there a way to avoid 404 pages in Wordpress?

On my site, people can link to non-existing posts, which is fine because that's the whole structure on my site... The problem is that you get 404 errors, which is not good for SEO. Is there a way in ...
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WordPress Post - On Post - 404 Page Not Found

I was helping a friend with a website. Every thing seem to work fine. I set up some demo content manually. But today some thing wired happened. When we try to do a post it returns to a 404 not found ...
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Video uploaded with the native media uploader gives Error 404

I created a shortcode to make an HTML5 player insert into my post, but my problem is when I attempt to view a video that I've uploaded with the native Media Uploader, I get a file not found error. The ...
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get_search_link() redirects to 404 template page

I built a custom theme, and in it, there is a 404.php page and a search.php page. Elsewhere in the template, I wanted to link to the search page directly. So, I used the get_search_template() ...
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Nginx Rewrite Rule:: index.html added to every permalink

Been working for several hours on getting my WordPress site to run on a secondary VPS with Nginx. Home is loaded and W3T Cache is working OK, but the permalinks are still broken and each one of them ...
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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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custom post type and custom taxonomy url conflict

I have custom post type called paintings and it has a custom taxonomy called paintings_category. Currently I have this situation: example.com/paintings/ A page using page-paintings.php ...
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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 404

After I uploaded some files into the Media Library, I clicked "View attachment page" in "Attachment Details", but I got a 404 not found error. The URL is like http://example.com/filename/ and there is ...
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Display child pages on parent page: 404 message overrules shortcode in page

I am trying to get a page to show a list of the child pages. I am using the Foodie Pro theme on the Genesis framework. I am using the following code to do so: add_filter('the_excerpt', ...
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wp_remote_get() not retrieving pages properly

I am using wp_remote_get() to retrieve different pages from the web. It is a news site. Most of the time, this works successfully. However, sometimes, the request returns either: bad request (code ...
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Intermittent 404 errors, rewrite rules, and BBPress

I am trying to debug an intermittent 404 issue that may be related to BBPress. I’ve read several other reports about intermittent 404s and BBPress, but none of them are exactly applicable to my ...
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Correct permalinks and 404-error

I have a paid plugin that creates a custom type categories and posts in this categories. I want to get URLs like site_name/category_name/post_name. This plugin forms links like this: List item ...
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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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Permalink Doesnt Work - URL Not Found

My friend installed WordPress in his computer (which is, the OS is MAC), then he create post and customized some things(install plugins). Then, I copy and paste his work in my localhost (which is, I ...
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How do I show the WP admin error page?

I'm building a simple event calendar, and I want to show a WP error page, for example when users try to edit an event that does not exist, see the attached picture (which is when you try to edit a ...
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Getting 404 when Access post which name start with Digit

I am facing some strange issue with post pages/ Getting Error for URL : www.example.com/5-reasons-to-use-wordpress Working fine it I change post name like [5 to five] : ...
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Blog's post count cause irratic behavior

Using WP 4.4, if i set my 'max posts' in Settings > Reading = 1 , Reload blog page [which is front page] the page loads infinite 404s i have this in the start of my format.php <?php if ( ...
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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. ...