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Page returns 404 with POST variables, but not without

I have a problem with my page. I'm trying to make a "Contact Us" page. It's working perfectly fine design-wise. But when I try to send the form to the same page as origin. It returns 404 error. It ...
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Cannot access non-wordpress subdirectories as wordpress overrides them with a 404 error

I refer to this question previously asked and not suitably answered: Wordpress overriding actual subdirectories and also Non "Wordpress" pages/code getting 404 error I have the same problem ...
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WordPress custom post type category pagination 404 Error

This problem is giving me a headache and I was wondering if anyone knew how to fix it. I have a custom post type called Review. Here is how it is defined: function codex_custom_init() { $args =...
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How to force a 404 on WordPress

I need to force a 404 on some posts based on conditions. I managed to do it ( although I don't know if I did it the right way) and I'm a getting my 404.php template to load as expected. My code: ...
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Are there any hooks that alter the 404 logic?

Provided you have a 404 page defined in your theme, Wordpress will display a 404 page if "tag" is defined in $wp_query->query_vars, and there are no posts matching that tag. I'm writing a plugin that ...
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Redirect Restricted Page to 404

Is there a way to show a 404 page if the current logged in user does not have the right clearance to view the page? I am looking for a PHP method, something like if( !current_user_can('administrator')...
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Including category-base in a post permalink results in 404

I have static front-page and separate page /news/ as the Posts page. I would like to have the single-post URLs like this: www.example.com/news/categoryname/subcategory/postname/ and for the category ...
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How to create custom 401, 403 and 500 error pages?

When a 404 error is encountered, a 404.php template file can be used to render a custom error message. This is documented in the Template Hierarchy article. My aim is to create custom error pages ...
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Show author archive pages for authors with no posts

I have one page for each author, but if the author doesn't have any posts I can't get its variables, because the loop is empty. The page returns empty, no avatar, no info and stuff, the whole site is ...
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Custom Taxonomy Leads to 404 Page - Permalink Structure Flushed

I have a CPT: function CPT_init(){ register_post_type('custcpt', array( 'labels' => array( 'name' => __('Products'), '...
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How to get permalinks with category base working with sub-categories

I ran into an issue with a site that needs the category base also included in the custom permalink structure. I know this is an issue and I have read many posts like this that gave me some insight... ...
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How do I skip wordpress's 404 handling and redirect all 404 errors for static files to 404.html?

How do I skip wordpress's 404 handling and redirect all 404 errors for static files to 404.html? I read and it seems its not possible when using permalinks? The objective is to reduce the server ...
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Custom post type pagination 404 fix?

Been trying to get this working all day but haven't had any luck... I have a custom post type called 'news' and an archive template (archive-news.php), here I'd like to show 2 posts with pagination, ...
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Getting hierarchical custom post type permalinks to work just like pages

I've dug through every question here on custom post type permalinks, but most seem to be either problems with custom taxonomy rewrites, or the obvious missing of flush_rewrite_rules(). But in my case, ...
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How to eliminate weird 404 errors in wp-admin?

I run a WordPress site with about 70 active plugins. Every so often, I'll get a random error page ("Not Found", though I haven't checked the headers to see if it's a 404) on a /wp-admin/ page that ...
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Non existing blog pages are not redirected to 404

I've got a page called Blog. In the Settings -> Reading I've set my Blog page as Posts page. In the menu when I click on the Blog link the posts are loaded correctly and pagination works, so far so ...
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How to trigger 404 for custom query var?

How can you trigger a 404 when using custom query vars? I've got re-write rules written for a custom query var, but if you were to request a URL for the query var that should technically be a 404 it ...
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Custom post type 404s with rewriting even after resetting permalinks

I created a custom post type, of which the (simplified) arguments are: register_post_type( 'Event', 'public' => true, 'rewrite' => array( 'slug' => 'eventy'), 'has_archive' =&...
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How to intercept a 404 error

I'd like to intercept 404 errors and do some things before to show the 404 error page. How can intercept the 404 error?
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How do I skip wordpress's 404 handling?

I want to extend my website in a way that is parallel to the wordpress theme. Example: My website with wordpress is at: www.mywebsite.com By ftp I added a directory named test, in which there is a ...
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Pagination throws 404

I'm experiencing some problems with my pagination when displaying custom post types. I would like to display 9 posts and then display a numeric pagination. This is working, some links are generated ...
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How to pass posts_per_page and paged params query vars to custom taxonomy archive urls?

So I made some custom posts and taxonomies.. http://example.com/?product_category=mytaxonomyterm&lang=it Till here, all fine: I get a 'mytaxonomyterm' taxonomy archive. Btw, lang is because I'm ...
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I'm getting a 404 message when I try to access wpadmin

I can't access wp-admin at all after changing wp-config folder permission for hardening my security. The content for the site load find, I cant access wp-admin at all, all I get is 404 message.
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Filter to change the content of 404 page

I have created custom rewrite rules. These rules now go to 404 page as expected. I can use action hook template_redirect to change the template matching query_var. But I don't want to create separate ...
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Some posts returning 404 instead of displaying post

I'm having a problem with my Wordpress install. All of a sudden some of my posts return 404 errors when I try to go to their permalink. My post names are all numbers and this started happening when my ...
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404 on category.php pagination

My blog post page : mysite.com/blog => Work Blog page pagination : mysite.com/blog/page/2 => Work A category post url : mysite.com/blog/cat => Work A post url : mysite.com/blog/cat/postname => ...
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WordPress site displaying 404 for any page apart from index

My WordPress site is returning a 404 not found error on any page apart from the homepage and /wp-admin. I have no absolutely no idea why this is. My Permalinks are set up to use /year/month/date/post-...
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How do I programmatically generate a 404?

How can I get something like this to work? // in a plugin / theme: // This imaginary function will make WordPress think that the // current request is a 404. // Ideally this function could be ran ...
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Pagination gives 404 error

It's seems that this bug of WP never was solved by WP team. I have custom post-type, my url structure is /%category%/%postname%/ And if i click on 2nd page i will get 404 error. I tried everything i ...
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Custom Post Types 404 Issue

I dont know why my custom post types render the Page not found. This is the code I am using to register custom posts. www.example.com/products/product1/ renders 404 where as www.example.com/?products=...
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Custom post type archive 404's with paginate_links

im using paginate_links function to create pagination on my custom post type archives, no matter what i do im hitting 404 errors when going to view page 2 (ie clicking to go on one page in the ...
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Wordpress Theme's 404.php not found, server defaults to Apache's own 404 page

if I just type something to provoke a 404 Error on my Wordpress installation, Wordpress doesn't load its own 404.php file, but the Apache server's own 404 error message gets displayed. What is wrong ...
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Child pages on hierarchical Custom Post Types 404s

I've been working with Custom Post Types lately and haven't had any major problems. This time I'm trying something new. I want to create a CPT which basically works like Pages, with page hierarchy. ...
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Removing CPT slug from URL results in 404 error for archive page

I have created a CPT with rewrite rules as follows: "rewrite" => array( "slug" => "/", "with_front" => false ), In the functions.php, I have added the following code: function ...
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How do I redirect all 404 errors of a specific post type to another URL?

I have a custom post type containing job listings, that is highly volatile. Jobs are frequently added and removed. Our analytics show that a lot of crawling errors are for detail pages of jobs that ...
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Wordpress monthly archive links result in 404

When I use the archive widget in a sidebar, it creates the normal monthly post archive listing like the following: February 2014 January 2014 October 2013 and so on. Whenever I click on these links,...
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Pagination causes error 404 when used with front-page.php

I am creating front-page.php. This page will display the latest featureed posts, and will also have pagination option to go to the previous featured posts. I wrote the code for frontpage as follows $...
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Non “Wordpress” pages/code getting 404 error

I'm hoping that you are my saviours. There seem be lots of people with this problem on the forums, but no clear answer. Here's my predicament:- I've just put together a new Wordpress site on new ...
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404 error after publishing a post

My issue is prety much what the title indicates. Whenever I publish a new post, everything works fine - the post is listed in my WP dashboard and all looks good. However, if I try to 'view post' to ...
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How to remove CPT comment feed from head?

In a custom post type I have set has_archive to false. In the head of a CPT page however I still find a link to a feed like this: <link … title="Page Title | Comments Feed" href="domain/cpt/slug/...
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404 error on all pages but homepage

I have a local install of wordpress home page is accessible at http://localhost/activlist Backend is accessible at http://localhost/activlist/wp-admin etc No other front end urls are accessible, ...
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Some plugins adding full server path after url (with custom wp-content folder)

Installing Wordpress SEO (an a few others but not all plugins) gives the following console error: GET http://craigmdennis.com/content/plugins/nfs/c08/h04/mnt/152547/domains/craigmdennis.com/html/...
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Wordpress Inner pages giving 404 Error after shifted to new server

When we made site at our server end it was working fine which was linux server.after hosting this site to AWS then it is giving me error for inner pages and if we change something it is not affecting ...
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What is This esc_html_e() i wordpress php?

why do developers use <?php esc_html_e() >? in 404 pages, what does it mean, how does it works?
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WordPress /page/2 404 pagination problem - what to do?

I came across the /page/2 404 pagination problem and tried to find a solution. I've read some suggestions, but it didn't help yet. Working: http://pandasnacozinha.com.br/bolos-doces-e-sobremesas/ ...
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Pagination throws 404 error on custom taxonomy archive pages

I have created a custom taxonomy for a custom post type called "portfolio" like so: function jvs_portfolio_categories_init() { register_taxonomy( 'project-category', 'portfolio', ...
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Preventing 404 error on empty date archive

On a date archive page when no posts exist (for that date) WordPress throws across to the 404 page. Is there a way to make WordPress continue to use the original archive instead of the 404. That way ...
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multisite 404 error for subdirectory

I am attempting to create a multisite as a subdirectory and I have followed the network instructions to the 'T'. The multisite seems to be set up correctly, the .htaccess and wp-config.php files seem ...
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Where does the 404 redirection happen?

Can someone please tell me where the 404 redirection occurs? I am wanting to redirect to a custom template.php instead of the 404 page. Is this possible to do? If it is can some one provide me with ...
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Posts not working on windows after changing permalinks

I recently started learning wordpress. Out to curiosity of changing settings, I changed permalinks to Month and Name. After that all my posts and pages have stopped working and show me a 404 Error. I ...