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Post Pagination Showing Same Posts Every Page

So I have this blog that filters by category Then by city. Somewhere while creating the filtration I broke the pagination which seemed to work fine earlier. It doesn't work on my homepage where it ...
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How to return HTTP 404 when no search results found?

When user search and there is no results found wordpress still return 200 OK. I want to change it to 404 Not Found. Is it possible to return 404 Not Found header in search.php? If yes, how to do ...
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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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How does WordPress know if a URL doesn't exist?

The WordPress theme I am using didn't come with a proper Error 404 handler and I'd like to add one to the code. I am having a hard time how WordPress determines if a URL does exist as a post, is a ...
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PHP Notice error (when on 404 page)

I have a 404.php template for my theme. I also have WP_DEBUG in wp-config.php set to TRUE. Consider this 404 template: get_header(); ?> <div id="content" style="full-width"> <div ...
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Page not found for custom post type UI plugin and taxonomy

I am using Custom post type UI and when I try to go to the post created under the post type projects page is redirected to page not found page. I have page created with same name before but I have ...
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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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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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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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WordPress custom post type category pagination 404 Error

This problem is giving me a headache and I was wondering if anyone knew how to fix it. I have a custom post type called Review. Here is how it is defined: function codex_custom_init() { $args ...
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Show a special message for private page?

If I set a page to private, can I have it show a message instead of a 404 page for public users?
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How to properly print a 404 error without redirecton? (i.e. keeping the current URL)

There are some pages on my BuddyPress install that I would like to hide by printing a 404 error. With the help of the following question: Redirect Restricted Page to 404 I came up with this code: ...
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Issue with front page navigation after upgrading to 3.4

I upgraded to WordPress 3.4 and am having an issues with showing a different amount of post on the first page versus the rest. The first page is still showing 5 posts but when I go to /page/2/ I'm ...
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Problems with 404, .htaccess, permalinks and Wordpress custom posts locally on Snow Leopard

I have a custom "about" post: function about_register() { $labels = array( 'name' => _x('About Page', 'post type general name'), 'singular_name' => _x('About ...
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Custom JSON feed rewrite

I'm trying to implement a feed of information from an Event custom post type in JSON format, to be used in a FullCalendar implementation, pretty much as described here. The one thing I wanted to ...
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WP-PageNavi gives me a 404 when using WP Query

I see that there are a lot of similar questions here at WPSE, and I've tried many of the suggestions mentioned trying to solve my problem but with no success. I have a category called News. In this ...
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Permalinks on post is working, on pages 404 error

I am having troublle with setting my permalink in wordpress site. I changed the permalink from default to custome : %postname%. In this case my posts are working perfectly, but the pages are not. ...
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404 Error on form submission within custom post type

I'm trying to create a forum system using WP's custom post types - two post types as Topic/Reply and a Forum taxonomy. I have created a singular template for the topic post type, in which I added a ...
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Images give 404 after changing default domain

Never encountered this issue before. So I've just moved a site for a client to another server and for some reason all images give me a 404 when I change the default domain in the database (siteurl and ...
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Conditional for 404 page not work

I am trying to add a conditional to enqueue script only for 404 page. Theoretically I would have to use is_404() right? Well it does not work: if ( is_page_template('404.php') ) { ...
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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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Show a 404 error page if Public query variable's value doesn't exist?

Public query vars are those available and usable via a direct URL query. On my site, I've created some custom URLs with their own query variables like so: ...
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Visiting posts results in 404 errors after host migration

I have migrated my WordPress blog from one host to another by way of transferring the files and exporting/importing my database, updating URL references where needed. On my new host, I can ...
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Why my custom post posts aren't showing (404 error / page not found)

I just installed a new wp installation. I have created a new child theme based on the TwentyTwelve theme. In the child theme functions.php, I have created a new custom post called "news". I have added ...
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Is the 404 page automatically displayed if a loop returns nothing?

If you have an index.php with a loop such as: if(have_posts()){ while(have_posts()){ the_post(); } } And nothing is returned, you would generally do a: if(have_posts()){ ...
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How to direct user to actual 404 page when a check is false in single.php?

Can someone tell me how to direct a user to the main 404 file instead of having to print an error message saying "file not found" in single.php? For example: <?php if (!$myVar) { // go to ...
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How do I programmatically generate a 404?

How can I get something like this to work? // in a plugin / theme: // This imaginary function will make WordPress think that the // current request is a 404. // Ideally this function could be ran ...
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Custom taxonomy page returns 404

Ive created a custom post type and a custom taxonomy. I can create new posts and assign those taxonomies, but it returns a 404 when I go to mydomain.com/mycustomtaxonomy/termslug Here is my code: ...
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Sub Domain's Pages return 404

Need some help, I created these websites http://mccsedu.org http://parents.mccsedu.org http://faculty.mccsedu.org http://students.mccsedu.org The main site is working fine, but the pages of the ...
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Is the 404 page the same as “well this is embarrasing” page?

I'm not sure if wordpress 3 upgraded itself from displaying 404 pages to having a "well, this is embarrassing" text in pages that aren't there, but I would like to know whether the tutorials that say ...
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Blog automatically redirected to error page

I have a blog link. It was loading fine, but now when I open it. It redirects to error page.
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Problem with special character WordPress

I have a WordPress and everything seems perfectly fine but I have this page that has title 77% and it shows error 404 page. How can I fix this? I am kind of sure it is because of the % in the 77%. ...
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Google 404 Errors

It seems Google Tries to crawl pages I never created and gets a 404 error, but it thinks or maybe somewhere in my code, google thinks there is a second page. For example, I have this page ...
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Wordpress “Page not found error” when I edit a page

On a Wordpress based website, when I add text using wordpress visual editor or HTML source to a particular page - it gives "page not found error". I tried by adding some other text and its working ...
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WordPress archives widget causes Bing bot 404 errors

I'm using the standard WordPress Archives widget in dropdown mode on my blog. But apparently the Microsoft Bing spider gets confused by it, because the dropdown code looks like this: <select ...
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WordPress 404 page returning with default in IIS7

I've installed a number of WordPress sites across many different platforms and I'm finding that when installed on IIS7 I'm getting the nasty default IIS7 404 error. I nuked Window's hold on the 404 ...
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Why is POST'ing to my WP page template producing a 404?

Hey guys..... I have a page template I have made up & I also was POST'ing to it to process the form.... originally it was working fine, but I moved around some code & now it's not working for ...
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How do I change the permalink structure without getting 404s?

after updating the permalinks from the default /?p=N to another setting (e.g. /%year%/%monthnum%/%postname%/) all my old links are broken and also the archive, catgories etc. side bars get 404 errors. ...
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Permalink Problems

I am having a problem. I am running WP 3.05 with one custom taxonomy. Here is the code to create the taxonomy: function create_property_taxonomies() { // Add new taxonomy, make it hierarchical ...
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All attachment pages give 404

I have a major issue with wordpress on my new website. Anytime I upload a new media, its attachment page gives me a 404. My permalink structure is the following: baseurl + ...
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WPML - 404 Error when I try to pass GET parameters in my “different languages in directories” installation

I'm using WPML installation with the languages in different directories. But I'm trying to pass some _$GET parameters to the url and I'm getting the 404 error. I'm passing the _$GET parameters with a ...
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Custom Post Type Plugin not loading category template and loading 404 instead

I have been looking around for the past few hours and I am starting to be kind of desperate... I have created a plugin to add my custom post type "project" (making a new portfolio)... In this ...
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Custom post type pagination 404

I have a custom post type named episodes_listing and a custom taxonomy named episodes_category. My goal was to have pages like domain.com/episodes/season-one. This works great, and if I have a ...
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Pages other than Home page not displayed even when URL is good

I installed WordPress on a dedicated server running Debian and each time a create a new page (www.mydomain.com/mynewpage) I can't access it, and when I try I get the error: Not Found The requested ...
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Accidentally deleted php code in Wordpress website [closed]

I have a website: www.convert2latex.com . While trying to remove the "continue reading", I accidentally deleted some code and updated it in the theme editor's functions.php. Now the website does not ...
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No 404 page available

There is 404.php in the theme uploaded. But when there is search for non-existent page. The 404.php does not show up. What is the reason? Assistance required.
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Need 404 behaviour for blank parent page

My pages look like this Home (Has content) Products (No content) Product 1 (Has content) Product 2 (Has content) Product 3 (Has content) Contact (Has content) I only created the "Products" page ...
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Wordpress overrides custom 404 page with it's own

I want to create a custom 404 page, but I cannot seem to override the 404 which is in Wordpress itself. The reason I want a custom 404 page is that if I get 404 within my subdirectories I get directed ...
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Multiple 404.php templates based on a post_type

Is it possible to have different 404 templates based on the post_type? So when page is not found 404.php will be used, when post is not found 404-post.php will be used. Or alternative, I would like ...
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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 ...