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Inconsistent temporary 404s on whole install | PHP error with post-template.php

I'm deeply confused by this one: I have a WordPress install on a Media Temple GS [one of many which work fine and are configured almost exactly the same] which is occasionally giving me 404s sitewide. ...
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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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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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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, ...
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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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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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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: ...
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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 ...
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Wordpress Custom Post Type Not Showing For Non Logged In Users

I just creating custom post type to be shown on front end, but its single page always return 404 Page if it is visited without log in. But It works fine if I logged in! What make that happen and how ...
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Built-in Sitemap on Multi-site install produces 404?

We have a subdirectory multi-site install. Some documentation I found says that WordPress has a built in sitemap, at /sitemap.xml. Trying to access domain.com/blog/sitemap.xml produces a WordPress ...
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Multisite: Create Site not found page 404 error

I have around 50 sites in multisite environment. I want to create a custom 404 page if someone misspelled the site name. for ex here are two sites in multisite environment: ...
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multisite 404 error for subdirectory

I am attempting to create a multisite as a subdirectory and I have followed the network instructions to the 'T'. The multisite seems to be set up correctly, the .htaccess and wp-config.php files seem ...
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Custom Page Taxonomy - 404 errors all over the place

I keep looking at the same few lines of PHP over and over again, and I can't make heads or tails out of why the 404 errors are happening. Here are the lines: add_action( 'init', ...
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python-wordpress-xmlrpc NewPost() 404 error

I'm using Wordpress 4.0 with a python library to post on the blog. When I was calling client.call(wordpress_xmlrpc.methods.posts.NewPost(post)) An error will occasionally occur showing as ...
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Wordpress Dashboard not loading CSS?

My site's dashboard used to work fine. I logged on this week after about a week without logging on, and noticed that the stylesheet for the admin dashboard is not loading. In the console I see a 404 ...
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Fix 404 error after changing permalink structure

hope you are all doing good! I have this problem. I had set "Post Name" as the URL scheme, therefore, I get www.site.com/article-title for blog entries. I've written a few test posts and I realize I ...
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Feed shows an 404 error for custom post types

I created a custom post type called "item" so all my posts look like this mydomain.com/item/somepost. Thats fine, however, in my header the feed for every post is linked like this: ...
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I get an error message each time i update a post or page

i get the below error message each time I update my blog post or page. This same message appears when ever I post new blog post. When i click ok the message disappear but reappear when i want to ...
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How can I change the lost and reset password from action url?

This a second part to my original question posted via the following link How to change/rewrite the lost password url? Submitting the lost and reset password from generates a 404 because there action ...
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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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How to manage a URL with pageX in it in order to generate a 404 page?

So I have done all this on a brand new WP install to rule out any potential effects from anything else. WP is setup with a static page as the home page. Permalinks are setup as simply %postname% and ...
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CPT unsaved draft gives error 404 - when Post Formats support enabled

I've a plugin for Portfolio CPT (can be downloaded from here: http://bit.ly/1tEj5bC), using this plugin, every thing works fine. But when i edit any portfolio entry and click on 'Preview Changes' ...
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Random post slugs cut off from original and underscores not converted to hyphens

I am having a serious problem right now. Our business website just crashed and almost every single page has stopped working. I am in the process of restoring the backup right now but would like any ...
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404 page is not querying my custom post

I have a 404 template page which is, obviously, designed for Not Found Pages. Within the code, I have the get_header(); where I place the global code for the site. There is a div that contains a style ...
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How to Prevent Browsing to Extra Directories?

By "Extra Directories", I mean directories that exist for no apparent reason. For example, here is an article on css-tricks.com: http://css-tricks.com/favicon-quiz/ If I append (an extra ...
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Subpages return 404 server error

I just moved a site to another production environment and I have an issue with accessing subpages. The home page and the /wp-admin section works as expected and there are no path issues with images or ...
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Is this the best way to complete disable category archive pages?

I wanted to disable category archive pages because content in my blog will be presented via a number of pages for which I have custom templates like this: add_action('page_template', ...
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Some posts 404, htaccess wipes itself

So posts on my WordPress have started to 404, I have tried refreshing the permalinks. Have also disabled all plugins and changed theme. Categories section in the admin panel is also showing empty (but ...
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wp-admin/admin-ajax.php returns 404

www.mysite.com/wp-admin/admin-ajax.php returns error 404 when logged out. www.mysite.com/wp-admin/admin-ajax.php loads a blank page with 0 when LOGGED IN. This is the proper behavior as per ...
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Broken pagination on custom search query

I've been searching through various questions and answers for some time now, but can't figure it out. I should state that I'm still a novice when it comes to WP coding. The thing is, I'm using a ...
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Wordpress - 404 When creating Post/Page

I'm using the most recent version of WordPress and have encountered an issue that I've never seen before. Basically, when I try to publish a Page or a Post, WordPress directs me to a 404 page rather ...
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Why do my offline development site and online live site behave differently?

I have two versions of my site - one live, the other a development site using DeskTopServer. I work on the development site - adding / editing posts etc. and making changes to the WP database, and ...
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Featured image loads correctly while gallery images returns 404

I can't get why the featured image is loading correctly while those in the gallery returns a 404 if the links is to the attachment page. If i link to the file, the file is shown but if activate the ...
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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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Shortlink in header points to 404, but actual page does not

I've inherited a website whose permalinks are 200 and open fine: http://www.example.com/test-1 While looking at the source, the shortlink specified in the link tag points to 404s: <link ...
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add_rewrite_rule is not fired

I need to rewrite some urls: I have a page (id = 61), with slug anunciantes on wich I use a custom template to generate a wp_query to list a custom post_type. I need to be able to filter by two ...
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How do I enforce a 404 status for an EXISTING page?

I was able to replace the main query for 404 pages with pre_get_posts but as soon as I point to an existing page, the error changes to 301. What function should I hook to to change the status to 404 ...
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Where should I insert code to dynamically generate page content?

I would like to generate dynamic pages based on a third-party API. However, I'm not sure where in the WP loop to capture the request and generate the content. For example, if a user is requesting a ...
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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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On IIS 8.0 wp-admin returns 404, wordpress/wp-admin does not

Settings: we have a WordPress website running on IIS 8.0 in a shared hosting environment. Permalinks are set on Post name. Web.config has been edited on purpose (please find that below). Site root ...
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My website not showing 404 error!

My self-hosted website is no more showing 404 errors (of course for the pages that don't exist). I edited the 404 template of my theme and just updated the written text of the heading and body text, ...
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Install wordpress as a development site in a subdirectory on live server

I am trying to set up a development environment for a friend. I have never had a problem before until now. Basically on the home directory of the server there is a WordPress installation. My friend ...