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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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setup network in IIS and subdomain

I have a WP site with this site url: subdomain.example.com under IIS web server and now I need to setup multisite. I added in my wp-config.php: /* Multisite */ define( 'WP_ALLOW_MULTISITE', true ); ...
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Wordpress Site Pages 404ing - Help with Permalinks on IIS?

I'm developing a site that has been migrated live but now every page except for the home page 404s upon linking to it. I've done extensive research on this and nothing has helped. Let me list out the ...
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Restrict access to files to logged-in users (WP + IIS)

I have a WP site, hosted on a Microsoft IIS, server which has both a public and a private, registered users only, section. The private section is a repository of pdf files. I've granted access to the ...
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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 ...