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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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When I remove get_header() from 404 page, my css doesnt work

When I remove get_header() from 404 page, my css doesnt work. <?php /** * The template for displaying 404 pages (Not Found) * * @package WordPress * @subpackage Twenty_Fourteen ...
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Force 404 redirect to home?

normally with a 404 error the site will be redirected to theme/404.php. I'd like to the home page instead. I tried ErrorDocument 404 http://www.example.com but it doesn't work. How can I solve ...
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How to solve this custom post type goes to 404 page?

I have a custom post type called dramas /******* DRAMAS BEGIN *****************************************/ register_post_type('dramas', array( 'label' => 'Dramas', 'show_ui' => true, ...
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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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Page not found (404 Error) even if the page exists?

So I created a page called test.mydomain.com/hello and when I try to access it, it gives me a 404 error. I tried switching my permalink structure to default and back to post name to see if this was ...
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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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How to use if($wp_query->query_vars['name'] == 'pagethatdontexist') without getting a 404? How to suppress 404

i want to do something if my url is /pagethatdontexist But I dont want wp sending 404 headers. I tried this: add_action('wp', array($this,'awp')); function awp(){ global $wp_query ; ...
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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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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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Only on 404 page, get notice: trying to get property of non-object on nonce

I am using a WordPress plugin. Everything work fine. Exect when open a 404 page, I got this notice: Notice: Trying to get property of non-object in ...
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URL Change - Check if Post Exists Before 404

We had a custom CMS with URLs such as /adele, /slayer, /beastie-boys but now they have the structure /artist/adele, /artist/slayer, /artist/beastie-boys (a custom post type) Obviously when people ...
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Override 404 page with htaccess

I currently have a 404.php page from a certain theme I'm using but I would like to override any WP foncutionaly regarding 404 errors. I would like to set a 404 error handler via my .htaccess but for ...
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Multisite 404 page

I've recently installed Multisite using sub directories and I was wondering if it was possible for the sub directory sites to have their own 404 page? Currently, any links coming in to the sub ...
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Editing Pages Give 404 Error After WordPress Upgrade in Admin Panel

I'm getting a "Not found, error 404" message when editing a page. This started happening after upgrading to the latest version of WordPress The pages are there and they display fine on the site but ...
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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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404 on form submit [duplicate]

I have created a template for form validation and when i run it error says EPIC 404...article not found....I dont know anything about Wordpress so anyone can sort it out how to validate my custom form ...
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404 not working on main site on multisite

I currently have two sites(main site and sub site) created with multisite function. Recently, i noticed that the 404 error page seems not to work on main site. No matter what error url i type to test ...
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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 ...
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Why does enabling Permalinks make pages not found?

I'm new to Wordpress and am creating a site using v3.9.1 of WordPress. When I create a new page, I can see it in edit mode, but the URL it is supposedly creating is not found when permalinks is used, ...
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Pagination 404s on custom query

The basic issue is that every paginated page for my blog is going to a 404 page. /page/2/, /page/3/, etc. It used to be working fine, but is not now. I think maybe the change to 3.9 did it. Here are ...
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Wordpress Permalinks 404 bug with “next” button

I have changed wordpress to use permalinks for post names. /%postname%/ so that they are in the form wordpress.com/sample-post. The permalinks work great but it messes up the "next" and "previous" ...
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How to redirect non existent pages/posts in wordpress using htaccess

How can I redirect non existent pages/posts in WordPress using only .htaccess file? Here is my code: <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> Options +FollowSymLinks RewriteEngine on RewriteBase / ...
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If $var is empty, return 404.

For security reasons, to detect if somebody is manipulating GET parameters of the plugin I'm writing, I need to return a 404 if the security query I perform returns nothing. How can I force that? I ...
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Blur.js with WordPress - Enqueued, but server not finding file

So as the title suggests, I'm trying to run blur.js on my WordPress theme. I have enqueued the script in functions.php: function load_oves_methods(){ wp_enqueue_script( 'blur', ...