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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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Cannot access non-wordpress subdirectories as wordpress overrides them with a 404 error

I refer to this question previously asked and not suitably answered: Wordpress overriding actual subdirectories and also Non "Wordpress" pages/code getting 404 error. I have the same ...
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Are there any hooks that alter the 404 logic?

Provided you have a 404 page defined in your theme, Wordpress will display a 404 page if "tag" is defined in $wp_query->query_vars, and there are no posts matching that tag. I'm writing a plugin that ...
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How to force a 404 on WordPress

I need to force a 404 on some posts based on conditions. I managed to do it ( although I don't know if I did it the right way) and I'm a getting my 404.php template to load as expected. My code: ...
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Redirect Restricted Page to 404

Is there a way to show a 404 page if the current logged in user does not have the right clearance to view the page? I am looking for a PHP method, something like if( !current_user_can('administrator')...
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Some posts returning 404 instead of displaying post

I'm having a problem with my Wordpress install. All of a sudden some of my posts return 404 errors when I try to go to their permalink. My post names are all numbers and this started happening when my ...
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Including category-base in a post permalink results in 404

I have static front-page and separate page /news/ as the Posts page. I would like to have the single-post URLs like this: www.example.com/news/categoryname/subcategory/postname/ and for the ...
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Non existing blog pages are not redirected to 404

I've got a page called Blog. In the Settings -> Reading I've set my Blog page as Posts page. In the menu when I click on the Blog link the posts are loaded correctly and pagination works, so far so ...
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How to eliminate weird 404 errors in wp-admin?

I run a WordPress site with about 70 active plugins. Every so often, I'll get a random error page ("Not Found", though I haven't checked the headers to see if it's a 404) on a /wp-admin/ page that ...
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Custom post type 404s with rewriting even after resetting permalinks

I created a custom post type, of which the (simplified) arguments are: register_post_type( 'Event', 'public' => true, 'rewrite' => array( 'slug' => 'eventy'), 'has_archive' =&...
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Show author archive pages for authors with no posts

I have one page for each author, but if the author doesn't have any posts I can't get its variables, because the loop is empty. The page returns empty, no avatar, no info and stuff, the whole site is ...
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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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Custom Taxonomy Leads to 404 Page - Permalink Structure Flushed

I have a CPT: function CPT_init(){ register_post_type('custcpt', array( 'labels' => array( 'name' => __('Products'), '...
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WordPress site displaying 404 for any page apart from index

My WordPress site is returning a 404 not found error on any page apart from the homepage and /wp-admin. I have no absolutely no idea why this is. My Permalinks are set up to use /year/month/date/post-...
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How do I skip wordpress's 404 handling and redirect all 404 errors for static files to 404.html?

How do I skip wordpress's 404 handling and redirect all 404 errors for static files to 404.html? I read and it seems its not possible when using permalinks? The objective is to reduce the server ...
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How to get permalinks with category base working with sub-categories

I ran into an issue with a site that needs the category base also included in the custom permalink structure. I know this is an issue and I have read many posts like this that gave me some insight... ...
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How to create custom 401, 403 and 500 error pages?

When a 404 error is encountered, a 404.php template file can be used to render a custom error message. This is documented in the Template Hierarchy article. My aim is to create custom error pages ...
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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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How to trigger 404 for custom query var?

How can you trigger a 404 when using custom query vars? I've got re-write rules written for a custom query var, but if you were to request a URL for the query var that should technically be a 404 it ...
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Custom post type archive 404's with paginate_links

im using paginate_links function to create pagination on my custom post type archives, no matter what i do im hitting 404 errors when going to view page 2 (ie clicking to go on one page in the ...
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Wordpress Theme's 404.php not found, server defaults to Apache's own 404 page

if I just type something to provoke a 404 Error on my Wordpress installation, Wordpress doesn't load its own 404.php file, but the Apache server's own 404 error message gets displayed. What is wrong ...
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Child pages on hierarchical Custom Post Types 404s

I've been working with Custom Post Types lately and haven't had any major problems. This time I'm trying something new. I want to create a CPT which basically works like Pages, with page hierarchy. ...
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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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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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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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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 http://craigmdennis.com/content/plugins/nfs/c08/h04/mnt/152547/domains/craigmdennis.com/html/...
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404 error on all pages but homepage

I have a local install of wordpress home page is accessible at http://localhost/activlist Backend is accessible at http://localhost/activlist/wp-admin etc No other front end urls are accessible, ...
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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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Where does the 404 redirection happen?

Can someone please tell me where the 404 redirection occurs? I am wanting to redirect to a custom template.php instead of the 404 page. Is this possible to do? If it is can some one provide me with ...
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Posts not working on windows after changing permalinks

I recently started learning wordpress. Out to curiosity of changing settings, I changed permalinks to Month and Name. After that all my posts and pages have stopped working and show me a 404 Error. I ...
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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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Archive pagination causing 404 with permalinks structure

Somehow my archive.php is causing some problems because I'm using /%category%/%postname%/ as my permalink structure. The next_posts_link() redirects to /category/page/2: which causes an 404 error. ...
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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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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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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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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 ...