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I migrated our old blog to the same server in the main root. For some reason a couple of images won't load up any more even when they are in the /uploads/ folder. When going to them as a URL I'm getting 404's but I can download them straight from my FTP (and work).

Does anyone know what the problem might be?

I was thinking of my .htaccess file but I'm not sure it this is the problem:

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

Options +FollowSymlinks
RewriteEngine on
rewritecond %{http_host} ^dreamix-studio.com [nc]
rewriterule ^(.*)$ http://www.dreamix-studio.com/$1 [r=301,nc]
# BEGIN WordPress
<IfModule mod_rewrite.c>
RewriteEngine On
RewriteBase /
RewriteRule ^index\.php$ - [L]
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d
RewriteRule . /index.php [L]
</IfModule>

# END WordPress
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Check the image file permissions. And check the path in page source to be sure the images are in the correct location.

  • Hi Songdogtech, I already checked and changed permissions. The path seems to be correct, even when checking the FTP root. – rwzdoorn Dec 10 '12 at 15:23
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You probably need to update your wp_posts table with the new URL of the images. Look for the "guid" field for all posts of post_type "attachment". It may have GUID that points to older host like http://old-host.com/blah/blah/image.jpg. IF IT IS, change it to new host like http://new-host.com/blah/blah/image.jpg.

  • The GUID is not the URL. It should not be changed. – fuxia Dec 10 '12 at 13:56
  • For me it is. Yes, I agree, it should not be changed. But I faced same problem while moving few of my WP installations and fixed them by correcting their GUID. – M-R Dec 10 '12 at 13:59
  • Eventually the GUID will not even be a valid URL. Please do not recommend to use it as URL. – fuxia Dec 10 '12 at 14:05
  • updated the answer. It will clear up what I was talking about. Thanks for pointing out that it was bit ambiguous. – M-R Dec 10 '12 at 14:29
  • The GUID is never used to generate permalinks. Changing it cannot affect the asker’s problem, the only effect might be that all feed item get a new GUID even if the didn’t change. – fuxia Dec 10 '12 at 14:46

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