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Getting hierarchical custom post type permalinks to work just like pages

I've dug through every question here on custom post type permalinks, but most seem to be either problems with custom taxonomy rewrites, or the obvious missing of flush_rewrite_rules(). But in my case, ...
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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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Create second custom 404 page for selected post type

I created a new custom post type called event, which works fine. I also created a custom 404 page template, which is shown if a event/page/post is not found. But now the hard part, i want to create ...
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Permalinks okay some pages but 404 error on others

I recently upgraded to WP 3.4.2 and had multiple issues with custom theme. In the course of trying to fix those, permalinks broke for some pages, not others. I get server 404 page not found for the ...
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Some images 404

I migrated our old blog to the same server in the main root. For some reason a couple of images won't load up any more even when they are in the /uploads/ folder. When going to them as a URL I'm ...
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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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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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Password-protected Posts lead to 404 Error

I was just testing the password-protected posts functionality and when I submit the password it sends me to a 404 page. The password I typed in was correct, I made sure. The URL bar says: ...
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404 Error On Custom Taxonomy Pages 2, 3, etc

I've been reading a bunch of posts about this with no luck so far. I can't seem to figure out what is the problem. I have the following: Custom Post Type: Sermons Custom Taxonomy: Series My urls ...
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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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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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I moved WordPress to root now posts go to 404

http://deepdreamers.com/?p=495 I followed the instuction from WordPress on moving your blog. When I click to gothe next page, I get a 404 message and the same happens when I click on on any posts. My ...
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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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187 views

Getting 404s on New Pages

Can't figure out why this would be happening- wp install issue or .htaccess issue? I am using a theme but the same problem occurs with the default wp themes. After I create a new page (example: ...
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Author page points to 404 error page

I am having a membership site in wordpress where there are more than 10K users. Now when the user having a single word user_nicename ( http://example.com/author/james ) try to access their respective ...
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How do I paginate a custom post type listing on a custom template page?

I've got a page template called tpl-memos.php which is attached to a page called 'Memos' with a parent page called 'About', the permalink for the page therefor is example.com/about/memos. On this page ...
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How to resolve 404 errors for wordpress comments/feed when I have disabled comments

I have disabled comments in my wordpress site. So comments/feed url is giving 404 error. So how should I resolve these errors? doaminname/feed works fine. But domainname/comments/feed is giving error. ...
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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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Setting 404 page in Nginx

I am using this page (http://wiki.nginx.org/WordPress) to setup my WordPress on a nginx/php-fpm server. Everything is okay, except the 404 page When I request www.example.com/foo, it send me the ...
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Clean install - Changing permalinks in twentyeleven give 404

interesting problem that I encountered, not sure if it's bug or not.. On a clean install using the twentyeleven theme I try changing the Permalink Settings to something different from the Deffault ...
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404 on child page template

I have a page called portfolio and I have created several child pages for it like Video page, audio page etc … I also created custom page template for portfolio and named its file ...
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In wordpress I am manipulation 404 response. I want to give the response before 404 error is given to google

May be the question in title is not explaining what exactly I want. So I will explain one logic and then ask what problem I am getting from that. We are using wordpress. We have 2 categories ...
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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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page not found in Chrome, but found in Firefox

I use .html on PAGES plugin, and this works fine for me in Chrome and Firefox. However, Internet Explorer displays "page cannot be found". Why would one browser not display a page, but two others ...
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URLs getting appended with strange number string, resulting into 404s [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Massive 404 issue reported by Google Webmaster Tools on a WordPress Site I've been dealing with large number of 404 errors reported in the Google Webmaster Tools. I ...
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Why my htacess rewrite return 404?

Here is my .htaccess file # BEGIN WordPress <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> RewriteEngine On RewriteBase / RewriteRule ^index\.php$ - [L] RewriteRule ^abc/products-(.+)$ def/products-$1 [R=301,L] ...
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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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403 thrown instead of 404 on iis [closed]

I am running a wordpress blog (3.4.1) on iis 7.5 with php manager 5.3.13. I cannot configure correctly the 404 page. I have created a 404 page which can be successfully viewed through /404.php. ...
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672 views

Multisite custom post type's single page 404

I have two sites in my multisite setup - domain.tld (site A) and domain.tld/lifestyle (site B). This is my first multisite attempt. I've made a widget that creates a custom post type "latest-news" ...
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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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Parent pages not found with pretty permalinks

I'm building a site and for some reason all the parent pages are 404ing, only sub-level pages are displaying with pretty permalinks. If I use default permalinks, everything works fine. I've tried ...
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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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Defining a custom 404 for non-WordPress parts of site

I have a site with WordPress located in a directory under the root. The root directory contains the main files for the non-WordPress part of the site. Wordpress is included in all of these pages by ...
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All of the “more results” and navigation links lead to a 404 error

This is really starting to look like something that will never get fixed! I've tried EVERYTHING I found on the internet and it doesn't work. The navigations on the pages (more results, 1,2,3 etc.) ...
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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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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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How do I go about fixing this apparently messed up upgrade?

I'm a WordPress novice trying to help a friend (who is even more of a WordPress novice) with his WordPress blog hosted on GoDaddy. It was working fine until he apparently (he doesn't fully remember) ...
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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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Using /wp-admin works, using /login gives a 404. Why?

I just did a manual install and tried to login, but was unable to do so using domain.com/login. I got a 404 error. When I used domain.com/wp-admin, no issues. Did I do something wrong or forget to do ...
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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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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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Moved site to 1&1 hosting, but is broken and redirecting to GoDaddy 404 [closed]

I'm actually just trying to mirror a GoDaddy site on a subdirectory of my personal 1&1 hosting. I just strait up copy-pasted the file structure, and copied the Database, using a search replace ...
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Failed to load resource: the server responded with a status of 404 (Not Found) [closed]

Using Google Chrome Console and also Firebug I get Failed to load resource error on each page. It's an undefined image and the undefined resource is always http://mysite.com/pagename/undefined I've ...
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Pagination gives 404 error

It's seems that this bug of WP never was solved by WP team. I have custom post-type, my url structure is /%category%/%postname%/ And if i click on 2nd page i will get 404 error. I tried everything i ...
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404 Error for Custom Post type

I have a function on my theme ("dancefloor" by "Gorilla Themes") that allows me to make a post in a section in my dashboard called Events (Custom post Type). If you schedule the date to anytime in ...
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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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Some plugins adding full server path after url (with custom wp-content folder)

Installing Wordpress SEO (an a few others but not all plugins) gives the following console error: GET ...