i have my website with permalink, till now everything was fine, but few days before i changed my permalink, now everything is going wrong, now each and every page i am getting 404, even my about-us and contact us pages, they are giving me 404 page if i come to my site from google or any search engines, then also it gives me 404 i have 1000+ posts on my website, for each post & page from google i get 404 page, but within the website except pages i get no 404 page

my previous permalink: %postname%/%category%/

now i added custom taxonomy to my permalink,
so now it is:%location%/%courses%/%postname%

I asked this question first also, but it was into wrong section i guess, thats why asking again and in detail.

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http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/custom-post-permalinks/ check this plugin, I've used it on a couple of sites and it works great.


I might be very wrong on this one, but I don't think that you can add things like %location% or %courses% to your permalink structure. At least not out of nothing. So at least it looks like information about your configuration is missing to answer your question.

  • no you can add, thats the custom-taxonomy, you add that to the permalink, and it works also, because of that i am not getting 404, if i put postname in start then everything works fine Jan 6, 2011 at 13:25
  • I then assume that your custom permalink structure is incompatible with wordpress. You should probably introduce some numeric ID with a seperator char in there to make it compatible.
    – hakre
    Jan 6, 2011 at 13:38
  • custom-taxanomies are working perfect in permalink, if i remove postname or move it to the start, then also website functions properly Jan 6, 2011 at 13:49
  • Yes, but if you don't want to do that, you might be able to gain compatibility by adding some numerical value as a hint for the permalink resolver. That's all I meant. If you found your solution and my answer helped you in doing so, please rate it and mark it as answer.
    – hakre
    Jan 6, 2011 at 13:51
  • what numerical value to attach? and where? Jan 6, 2011 at 13:59

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