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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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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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 http://217.138.14.238/wordpress/news/...
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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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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: http://...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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. http://...
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404 for index.php

I've recently switched from linux to windows hosting on IIS7. I have permalinks working fine, but for some reason when I try to view the site index (index.php) I get an internal wordpress 404. I can ...
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Nothing Found for Index Php Error

I moved my word press blog from Apache to IIS 7 shared hosting. my database connection is fine. I can access the admin module but I get an empty index.php with "Nothing Found for Index Php Error" in ...
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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 IIS7.5....
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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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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 ....