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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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Site migration from Localhost to Server - 404 errors

I'm migrating another site from localhost to remote web server and am experiencing an issue. Here are the steps I took: 1.) Downloaded Wordpress locally, and began editing the twentytwelve theme. 2.) ...
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Thousands of 404 errors on old posts due to embedded links

The number of 404 errors on the server has gone up drastically in the last 45 days (from 2000 to 9000). this is after I have made no changes to my permalink structure or .htaccess. the 404 pages are ...
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returning 404 page error on form submission [duplicate]

I have decided not to use a plugin to create a simple contact form on my site and used some php code to do the same job. This was so i could style the form exactly how I wanted to. However when I test ...
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A change in URL slug in database returns 404, how can I do auto-redirect?

I have a huge blog with over 10K posts and a lot of posts with some adult keywords in titles, urls, content and tags. I am trying to remove all adult ones with "search and replace" plugin. It works ...
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If post does not exist, do something

Is this possible? If so, how? I am linking to a non-existing post/page where I get a 404 error. I want to have it to get the url of the non-existing post and make it a link on my 404 page, but I ...
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How to find out which function is causing a 404

So I am trying to upgrade a WordPress project and for one section I get the 404 instead of seeing a product page. I looked around and tried adding this to my functions.php add_action('wp_head', ...
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Template redirect template loaded, but the header 404

I've created a template redirect for a given url, ex.: test.com/test Test is page is not exists, i'm just checking the url from query_vars, if its match, i load the template with ...
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Changing the post date without causing 404 error

We have permalink structure based on date (like 'www.mysite/2012/05/27/postname'). Some times there are some posts that we need to be shown the first, so we change they date. The problem is, that by ...
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how to set up wp in folder within static website?

In my server I have the following file structure: www/ index.html js/.. css/.. img/.. index.html ... blog/ .htaccess index.php wordpress/ .htaccess wp-config.php ...
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How to bypass 404 for certain pages/posts?

I have a site with urls like so: site.com/folder/page-name It is moving to another site built in wordpress and I am trying to recreate the page to ensure incoming links continue to work as normal. ...
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I get 404 when I try to login ever since I changed the permalink

This is the website This is what the login http://wayfaroutadventures.com/blog/wp-admin/&reauth=1">looks like now Basically here's what happened: I had www.mysite.com/blog as the permalink ...
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How can I block with a child theme certain pages?

I am using the Woocommerce Wordpress plugin for an E-commerce site. I want to be able to set the site in a non-ecommerce mode, ie without the cart and checkout etc etc. I know there is a plugin you ...
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Wordpress permalink change causes all incoming links to give 404 errors

My site URL is http://funandfoodcafe.com I changed my Permalink structure to Postname today, and I am using WP 3.5. All the links on the site redirect to the new structure correctly, but all incoming ...
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Permalink Trouble with custom post types

When using custom post types I reach a dilemma where I have to use flush_rewrite_rules(); when using a permalink structure, otherwise it goes to a 404. After using it It works on one CPT but if you ...
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404 permalink errors on Pages only

I am having a strange issue with permalinks while using the /%postname%/ structure. I can access my custom post types using the pretty permalink localhost/cpu/<post-type>/<post-title>/ ...
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404 to 301 - Fixing old links

I have currently updated a site and made many improvements to it. The old site ran off 3 different systems and had wordpress (and the other systems) in the webroot. I have moved wordpress into a ...
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using wp_redirect to redirect to a permalink

I'm using wp_redirect to change the URL of my 404 page: function show_404($message = 'page not found'){ wp_redirect(home_url() . '/error/404?m=' . urlencode($message)); exit(); } I have ...
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Testing for a shortcode using a function. 404 page throwing PHP Notice

I'm using the following function (can't remember where I found it, but I think it was written by pippin so thanks to him) to test for a shortcode. function has_shortcode($shortcode = '') { ...
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Setup proper 301 redirect for deleted tags

I recently deleted a large number of tags (~20k-25k) from one of the categories that publishes news items. These tags were contributed by our authors and added no value to the site. As a result, ...
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Permalinks not working (404) for the 'item' post type

I have searched various forums and blogs, however I could not find the isuse so far, neither a way to fix it. item does not seem to be a wordpress-reserved word. My custom post type registers just ...
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old permalinks not found

Looking through Google Webmaster Tools, I have a lot of 404s for posts with permalink structure of /%year%/%month%/%day%/%postname%/ I have since changed permalinks to /%category%/%postname%.html I ...
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Safe to throw 404 error in request filter?

I am working on a plug-in for my personal site and I would like it have a certain permalink structure (/projects/project-type/sub-type/project). To achieve this, I am using the request filter. Inside ...
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Multisite - 404 when accessing sub-sites

Setting up a multisite on a blog which root url is dev.domain.com, using subdomains. So, for example, a subsites address : site1.dev.domain.com Everything works fine as long as i stay on the main ...
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Failed to load resource:404 image

website is http://pleevi.com. when i look on the problems with the website, i get this. http://i.imgur.com/aHQky.png here is the entire list of what i get as i cannot post more than 2 hyper links :( ...
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The requested URL was not found on this server [closed]

I'm running wordpress locally on 127.0.0.1 on mac osx lion. All links work fine. Problem is when I add pages, and set permalinks to the page, and then associate the page with one of my template ...
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Pagination/404 I believe wp is getting a page ahead of itself

My site is using the Faceted Search Widget upon reaching an archive page. The widget works fine provided you stay on the initial archive page, but if I try using it on the second page of the archive ...
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either single-{custom}.php 404's OR /taxonomy/ 404's - custom post type and taxonomy permalinks

I've been playing around with custom post types and taxonomies and banging my head off walls on numerous occasions now - I believe I've read every forum on the internet on how to solve various issues ...
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styles/default.css in markup, where does it come from? [closed]

I have the following line under the head tag but I don't have the file styles/default.css in my theme and consequently get a loading error in browsers. I'd like to eliminate this line but I don't know ...
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404 when Previewing an unsaved draft

I just started at a new job and I'm being thrown into some pretty heavy WordPress bugs on their heavily modified system. Basically what's going on is that they have their own CMS that handles most of ...
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Bizarre Permalinks Issue: 404 Errors Everywhere

First and foremost, this is definitely a duplicate of the age old question of "my Wordpress permalinks are generating 404 errors", but in a way it's different because no solutions I've tried have ...
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Page not found when trying to link to files in child theme directory

I'm trying to create a child theme based on Toolbox 1.4 by Automattic. I have my scripts file saved as child_theme/js/scripts.js on my server and I enqueue it by using wp_enqueue_script( 'scripts', ...
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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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Show custom data instead of 404

I'm currently developing a plugin to display some custom data on my wordpress site. For example I have a data named abc. If a visitor try to access localhost/wordpress/abc, it should display the data ...
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WP-e-commerce (getshopped) - Annoying permalink issue [closed]

i’m using wp-ecommerce (getshopped) and WPML on a website, all pages display correctly when i use the default (/ugly…) permalink structure, but when i try to use the much desired permalink structure ...
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Getting 404 error on homepage only

I keep getting an error message at www.e-z-university.com/blog my blog page. Everything seems to be working fine except www.e-z-university.com/blog I can view pages, posts, everything but the blog's ...
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Browsing to permalink prefix results in 404

I have set my blog permalink as follows: /news/%postname% This works. Going to any post, such as /news/test, will serve the single.php as expected. I can also browse to a category such as ...
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404 Error on Custom Post Type / Custom Taxonomy

I have a registered post type with 'rewrite' set as slug=>cpt_name, with_front=>true. register_post_type( 'objection_handling', array( ...
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Can't view post, goes to 404 page. Please help

I'm on a fresh install of WP and I just made a couple test posts. However, when I click on the post to view the 'single' page, it shows a 404. Furthermore, from the dashboard, when I go to the edit ...
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Enhancin 404 to contain a search from URL

I have migrated to WordPress from other (probably unknown to you) free blogging site (bloguje.cz if you are curious) The issue is, that previous system had sometimes URL ending with ".php" and ...
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Prevent 404 of Author pages without posts

How do I prevent author archives without posts from 404ing?
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Need help with major category and permalink re-organization

I would like to re-organize my categories and the permalink structure. I want to rename and merge categories, make previous categories sub-categories and change the permalink structure from ...
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Custom Post Types cause 404 for pages? [closed]

I have looked at the previous post here regarding a similar issue but what resolved them issues doesn't want to work for me. Basically, I have a custom post type for football players for my home ...
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Pagination throws 404

I'm experiencing some problems with my pagination when displaying custom post types. I would like to display 9 posts and then display a numeric pagination. This is working, some links are generated ...
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Adding Theme File for Non-Wordpress Content

I have a third party events plugin that uses custom tables in the database. I have created a theme file (event.php) that pulls the data in based on a slug that is ideally given in the URL. I want to ...
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404 error after publishing a post

My issue is prety much what the title indicates. Whenever I publish a new post, everything works fine - the post is listed in my WP dashboard and all looks good. However, if I try to 'view post' to ...
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How to fix 404 page error on theme

I am using the MidMo Clean theme and for some reason the 404 error page isn't working. Parse error: syntax error, unexpected T_STRING in ...
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Scripts external to WordPress cause 404 errors

I installed WordPress in the root of my web site. Everything went well. But now, other scripts and files, totally unrelated to WordPress, in other folders, cause WordPress 404 errors. For instance, I ...
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Custom Post Type Child Won't Come Through With Pretty Permalinks

I'm in a pickle and unfortunately, have almost zero working understanding of mod_rewrite/apache stuff. Here's what's going on: I've got a hierarchal custom post type with parents and children. On my ...
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How do I fix unexpected redirection of visitors after enabling multisite on WP3?

After enabling SuperAdmin and multisite functionality in WP3 many users are getting redirected to a sign-up url. I do not have account sign-up enabled, how do I turn this off? It seems to happen ...