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I'm working on a site that is using a theme with an attachment.php file in the theme. However, when going to an image's attachment page (i.e. https://domain/john-doe/) it loads the direct image (i.e. https://domain/files/2020/03/john-doe.png).

What would cause this to occur? I thought WordPress would load the attachment URL and present the item as coded in attachment.php, not the media file itself.

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    It depends on your theme and plugins. If you're using a plugin like Yoast WP SEO, there are settings to disable attachment pages (because they're usually not good for SEO). Check your plugin settings and/or deactivate all plugins, see if you still have the problem, and reactivate one by one to find out which one is the issue. – WebElaine Mar 24 at 20:20
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Thanks @WebElaine.

We're running Yoast SEO so I had another look and saw the setting in Search Appearance > Media (wp-admin/admin.php?page=wpseo_titles#top#media).

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