IIS is an acronym for Internet Information Services, a Windows web server. It acts as a bridge between WordPress files and the web browser.

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Wordpress Site in Subdirectory redirects back to main site without Trailing Slash?

I have a client with a few sites on an IIS server. We have it set up so that the main domain (example.com) has a php site (non-Wordpress) and the Wordpress install is in a subdirectory ...
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WP_HOME & WP_SITEURL Config

I'm having issues running WordPress on Server 2012 R2 on IIS. I've configured WordPress before on a Home Server before and have it running, but this configuration is a little more difficult/advance. ...
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Page redirect to 404 when set Permalink = “Post Name”

In My wordpress site When I set Permalink structure as Post Name , It redirects all posts to 404. With Default permalink , It works fine. Server Details : Windows Server - IIS Web.Config Code : ...
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Stymied by 500.5 error for WordPress on IIS 8 / Windows Server 2012

I'm running WordPress on an IIS test server. mod_rewrite is enabled and I've modified my web.config to support permalinks. c:\windows\temp has been modified to allow Modify access to both IUSRS and ...
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Migrating WordPress from Windows Server 2008 R2 (IIS v7.5) to CentOS

The agency I work for have purchased a new server, bringing our total up to 4. The 3 servers we had previously are all running Windows Server 2008 R2, whereas this new one is running CentOS, ...
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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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Redirection Confusion

Latest version of WP on IIS (Windows Server 2008 R2) If I go to http://localhost/wordpress/latest/news/15690 (no matter the number at the end) I get redirected to ...
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Wordpress IIS intranet server

I am using microsoft's IIS (Internet Information Service) software to host a wordpress server, this works well by going to localhost but I can not get it to work so I can type in my computer's IP on ...
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Newbie: Multiple WP sites on Windwos 2012 IIS

Newbie Question: I have a Windows 2012 server with an existing ASP.NET / HTTPS site on it running a small SQL Server as well. My customer wants to add a dozen or so WordPress sites, one for each of ...
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Wordpress in IIS 7.5 - “cannot create directory”

This is a common problem (so I've found out) but I cannot get WP to play nice with IIS 7.5 / PHP 5.6. Updating (WP + plugins) and installing (plugins) always return the error "Cannot create ...
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Permalinks setting raises 500.0 error

We were changing our wordpress site to use pretty links, but discovered that it broke old links. We tried to revert our changes, but whenever we open up /wp-admin/options-permalink.php (and only that ...
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Base Image Missing When Uploading Images With Wordpress

Whenever i upload an image (ball.png) wordpress will auto generate a bunch of smaller images that are different sizes. e.g. ball-300x200.png. These images display fine, but when i set on of these ...
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Multisite subdirectory root not accessible

I have installed WordPress Multisite on sub directory, I can access the dashboard of main and sub directory site but I get 403 Forbidden error when I try to access sub directory: ...
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WordPress Multisite on IIS 8.5 - options.php not found on save changes

I've just installed a fresh WordPress on IIS 8.5 and configured it to work with sub-directories. On the primary site everything works fine, but... The problem occurs on the sub-sites that are created ...
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removing index.php IIS 7.5 webconfig

I would like to remove index.php from my permalink. I am using Codeigniter website. I have passed the requirements to use pretty permalink: -PHP Version 5.4.27 Codeigniter -IIS 7.5 -URL Rewrite 2.0 ...
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Pretty permalinks IIS gives 404 on posts/pages

I'm trying to get Wordpress to work under IIS and I've gotten stuck on custom permalinks. If I use the standard ugly permalinks, All standard features works fine, but plugins like Buddypress does ...
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Working with Reverse Proxies and Multisite Installation

We have a wordpress multi site, the main site has a URL similar to mainsite.com Each of the sub sites have a URL such as subdomain1.mainsite.com, subdomain2.mainsite.com etc Each of the sub sites we ...
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example.com/index.php/%postname is working while /%postname is not working Wordpress on IIS6

client had a WordPress install already running on IIS. when i am trying to change permalink, it is working only with /index.php/%postname. my site on IIS6 also created web.config file with below ...
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Added Custom Post Type and the View Option Doesn't Work

I would like some pointers on fixing the Permalinks structure for a custom post type I added. Like many Custom Post Types this plugin uses the Custom Type Meta Box, and sets a featured image. All of ...
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Page not found error shown while installing wordpress on IIS server

I am installing a wordpress folder on a windows server, but it shows page not found. I am unable to even see the first page of installation. This is the site address ...
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All links in my site start with localhost?

This is my website http://173.214.165.83/. The home page shows, but all links start with localhost/wordpress, rather than the current address, which is 173.214.165.83. The server is windows and runs ...
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Subsites in Multisite installation throwing 404 error on wp-admin in IIS 7

Running into an issue where sub sites of a multisite (fresh installation of 3.9 and no plugins or themes) are throwing 404 error when trying to access the wp-admin section of the sub site. It is ...
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IIS 7 Rewrite with parent categories

I have seen quite a few questions on here asking around the same thing but either have been unanswered or slightly different! I have tested the following on a linux machine and all works fine, when I ...
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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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Remove index.php from WP 8.0 install migrated to IIS from Apache (still detecting Apache server)?

I was developing this WP site using WAMP at work, and now suddenly we're switching it up and putting it on a Windows server (2003). I can tell from the Permalinks Settings page in wp-admin that it ...
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Configure Php server with ISAP

i have hosted my wordpress site in IIS server and its running CGI/FastCGI but I found that CGI/FastCGI is slower than the ISAP.I am working with the performance issue in the site and the site has been ...
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Wordpress main site and sub domain

WordPress site is configured in IIS for which i have updated the permalink structure to be www.testing.com/company, www.testing.com/products, etc... I do have another site which was created in the ...
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Trying to avoid including wp-load.php

I am working a plugin where I am trying to connect an HR system with WordPress. There is an XML API on the HR system so I have written the plugin to take the data and put it into a WordPress database ...
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Is it safe to use $_SERVER['REQUEST_URI']?

I've looked at other answers and I see that $_SERVER['REQUEST_URI'] is usually recommended and is the accepted answer for getting the current page URI along with $_SERVER['HTTP_HOST']. I looked at ...
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Problems with 'require (./xxx)' on IIS7.5

I'm not sure if this is best suited to the Wordpress SE site or if it should be on Server Fault or SO... Either way: I'm having problems running Wordpress on a brand new 2008R2 server running ...
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How to rename the WordPress wp-login.php running on IIS6?

My Windows 2003 VPS recently hang due to bots hammering my WordPress login php non-stop for hours (determined from IIS6 logs). This caused MySQL to use up all the allocated 1G RAM. After resetting ...
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home_url on IIS missing permalink index.php

I'm using IIS without any URL re-writing that include an index.php at the end. The custom permalink structure is: /index.php/%year%/%monthnum%/%postname%/ The problem is that the home_url function ...
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Permalinks is not working in my wordpress setup

I am newbie to wordpress. I have created a site using wordpress and WAMP stack. In my Apache i have enabled mode_rewrite , so my site is showing permalinks perfectly. Now i have hosting provider of ...
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Too Many Redirects - WP-Admin Only

I have a couple of sites on a shared hosting server. The sites load just fine, and everything appears to work, including local links. The only thing that isn't working is that the entire wp-admin ...
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How to add exception to Wordpress's web.conf

I have a WordPress install on a Windows/IIS server. But, WordPress's URL rewrite rule is preventing the redirect in a sub-directory from being executed. I tried adding a condition to WP's rule, but ...
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Have different site location for wp-admin in IIS

I'm attempting to put a WordPress blog on a Windows server. PHP and WordPress installed just fine, and I have a working website, and admin site. However, I want to access the wp-admin directory using ...
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How to back-up a database on IIS

I've been having trouble finding a good tutorial on how to back-up a WordPress database using IIS as the web server. I installed WordPress using IIS's web platform installer and now I can't even find ...
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Media library and posts list problems with Wordpress on IIS

I have Wordpress 3.5 installed on IIS7 and I'm using SQL Server instead of MySql. Some strange "glitches" occur and I think their related to the same problem. I cannot see media library items on ...
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Multisite setup on IIS with subdomains

I have Wordpress 3.4.2 set up on a Windows 2008 R2 server with IIS 7.5. I enabled multisite using subdomains and set up one additional site, call it child.example.com. I can browse to the main site at ...
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using rewrites to secure login page

I'm trying to be sneaky with iis to secure a wordpress login page (not my choice to run a windows server, but that's the reality of things). It's worked so far, only the login page itself loads itself ...
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wordpress sub-directory sites on a sub-domain?

I have a large site at www.example.com this is a .net site I want to use WP multisite installed at word.example.com this would point to the WP root install directory but on a different server than ...
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How to update Wordpress installed on IIS?

I have WordPress installs in my IIS localhost server on Win7 desktop done manually and with WebPI install.Both installs are under IIS default website. Either asks for FTP credentials when I try to ...
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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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iis6 multisite and permissions

For testing mobile themes and other reasons, I am trying to use an existing server with wordpress setup as multisite. The root site is not in inetpub/wwwroot but rather on another partition and that ...
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Wordpress Subdomain MultiSite on localhost XAMPP on :8080 with IIS taking port 80

I currently have Windows 7 , 64 bit on which I am running an IIS on localhost:80 and I installed XAMPP on localhost:8080. I have 15 individual wordpress sites but now i need a subdomain multisite ...
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IIRF + IIS 6 + Wordpress does not return 404 error

I use IIRF for Wordpress redirects in IIS6, but does not return "Page not found" (404), always redirect to home directory for all missing files. Permalink Structure: /%postname%.html IIRF rewrite: ...
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Hiding WordPress behind IIS redirects

We have a main .NET application that I do not have much ability to change, but we would like to move some of the links that are on it to WordPress so that marketing can update them on a regular basis ...
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Media Library won't recognize SOME old files after move

First off, I'm on a Windows 2008 box running IIS7 with a web.config file not htaccess. That being said, I've migrated my old Apache(XAMPP) installed WPMS site over to a new IIS7 server successfully ...
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Migrating WPMS from apache to IIS7 causes Database Error

// Be sure to read the updates at the bottom I have a large multisite installation hosted on XAMPP on an XP 2003 server and am trying to move it from XAMPP/Apache to a new Windows 2008 server with ...
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Graphics and Formatting Not Loading in WordPress on IIS

We have IIS 7.5 and we've installed WordPress (v3.3.1) through the Microsoft Web Platform installer (http://www.microsoft.com/web/wordpress). All works fine when we load WP locally (e.g. ...