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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 base-name/parent-tax/child-tax/custom-...
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Multisite new sites not found(404), main site still works

I followed wordpress guide to install multisite. My main site (mydomain.com) works well, my multisite is based on subdirectory i.e., (mydomain.com/test/), however it doesn't load at all (404 error). ...
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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: http://www....
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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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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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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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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, http:/...
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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 (http://codex.wordpress.org/Post_Types#...
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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: www.mysite.com/subsite/...
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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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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 page,...
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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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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'=> 'headernav','...
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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 ...
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make wordpress log errors in apache log file

I need to log 404 errors and wp-login failed attempts on wordpress site. Unfortunately it natively handles everything and doesn't write to apache log file. I tried this: 404.php <?php get_header()...
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Why can I not view image attachment pages?

I have a problem with images. I can see my uploaded images, as previously, through the media library. I can access each image by clicking on "edit". But if I then click on "View Attachment Page", I ...
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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 that?....
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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 id=...
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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 ...