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Hellos friends,

I have migrated wordpress site, when i run this on my Ubuntu local host the Home page running but other pages like blog,contact-us,services these pages not running,when i click on it then it shows me the given error


Not Found

The requested URL /wordpress-4.7/wordpress/about-us/ was not found on this server. Apache/2.4.18 (Ubuntu) Server at localhost Port 80


this type of error message has been display i have using Ubuntu 16.04 Os In wordpress dashboard the pages are available but it is not running. Any solution please share. Thanks in advance..

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Check the following steps.

1) add WP_HOME or WP_SITEURL in wp-config.php example bellow.

// for who are using virtualhost    
define('WP_HOME', 'http://example.fmt');
define('WP_SITEURL', 'http://example.fmt');

if use localhost

define('WP_HOME', 'http://localhost/yoursite');

2) check .htaccess file. If you have no .htaccess file in your directory add the following code in the .htaccess in root folder in your site.

# BEGIN WordPress
<IfModule mod_rewrite.c>
RewriteEngine On
RewriteBase /
RewriteRule ^index\.php$ - [L]
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d
RewriteRule . /index.php [L]
</IfModule>

# END WordPress

3) enable mod_rewrite for php in ubuntu

sudo a2enmod rewrite
sudo gedit /etc/apache2/apache2.conf
change near <Directory /var/www/>
AllowOverride none to AllowOverride All
sudo service apache2 restart

4) See debug log. If any permission related issue occur, this will let you know

tail -f /var/log/apache2/error.log

5) Keep folder permission

sudo chmod -R 777 /var/www/html/yourwebsiteroot

Note: always try to use virtualhost.

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  • chmod 777. Realy? – Steve Mar 27 '17 at 16:26
  • @Stephen it's localhost... so no problem but better 755 or 644 When everything works fine he can change his permission. I don't think its big matter. anyways I hope first few steps will solve his problem. – Faysal Mahamud Mar 27 '17 at 16:32

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