I have a strange problem.

I have a blog listing page like example.com/something but this page is no where to be found in the admin.

It returns 200 OK http status so its there.

But it uses a seemingly random template and looks broken.

What can I do?

How can I find it in admin?

The usual tricks dont work.

  • There is no id to be found in the HTML source (no shortlink etc)
  • searching for the permaling slug in admin doesnt return anything

What else could I try?

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    Is there a file named something or perhaps something/index.html residing in your site's root directory? IE, in the filesystem, outside of the WordPress system entirely? – Pat J May 22 '13 at 19:53
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    Or a plugin is adding it. Disable your plugins. Is it still there? – s_ha_dum May 22 '13 at 19:57
  • tried, its still there. no dir named like that either – user1721135 May 22 '13 at 19:59
  • i deactivated and reactivated plugins and found it! strangely though it doesnt accept the chosen template :/ – user1721135 May 22 '13 at 20:06
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    Perhaps you can take a look at the body tag within the source code of the page and check the class names. Perhaps it is an archive or taxonomy with an unexpected template? – Sven May 22 '13 at 21:42

For anyone interested, it was the SEOyoast plugin that caused the problem.

I turned it off and on, than the page appeared again in the admin.

After that I rest the settings for the page and it now works as expected and accepts its template.

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