Questions tagged [iis]

IIS is an acronym for Internet Information Services, a Windows web server. It acts as a bridge between WordPress files and the web browser.

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IIS 7 Rewrite with parent categories

I have seen quite a few questions on here asking around the same thing but either have been unanswered or slightly different! I have tested the following on a linux machine and all works fine, when I ...
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Remove index.php from url in permalinks over IIS server (web.config)

I have a WP installation in its own folder (my-domain.com/site) and I'm trying that site works over my-domain.com. I'm not moving the installation files, actually I'm just giving to WP its own ...
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IIS - Sorry, you are not allowed to access this page

Afternoon, Having some issues with my WordPress site. I can access wp-admin when I'm on the physical sever that runs our WordPress site, but remotely I can't. Some other background info is that we ...
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Wordpress Multisite Login Redirecting Too Many Times

I know that this question has been asked before, but none of the solutions that I have found has solved my problem. I just installed a brand new multi site from scratch on my IIS server using sub ...
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Wrong permissions when uploading a file through WordPress | IIS

I own an IIS server where I have hosted a simple WordPress website. I have made this website available to the internet over port 80. Almost everything is working fine, except the permissions that ...
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How to update Wordpress installed on IIS?

I have WordPress installs in my IIS localhost server on Win7 desktop done manually and with WebPI install.Both installs are under IIS default website. Either asks for FTP credentials when I try to ...
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Configure redirects with web.config

I have a WP multisite that created the following web.config files at bottom ( works perfectly ). However, how do I create 301 redirects for individual pages in the subsites? ** WP generated web....
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Default Permalink Type to Postname

I need my theme to default Permalink Type to Postname. Upon activation, my theme is executing the following code: //change permalinks to /%postname%/ global $wp_rewrite; //Write the rule ...
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Hiding WordPress behind IIS redirects

We have a main .NET application that I do not have much ability to change, but we would like to move some of the links that are on it to WordPress so that marketing can update them on a regular basis ...
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WordPress Multisite IIS domain name bindings - error 404 and 503 - database issue?

I have two sites setup in my multisite setup, besides the main site, that are working with no problems. Each site is setup with a separate domain that I setup in the bindings in IIS. If I setup the ...
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Subdirectory from different server

I will give you an example; first website: www.example.com --> it is .NET and IIS. second website: mywebsite.site.com --> it is PHP and Apache (or nginx or iis, nevermind) I want to use "second ...
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Too Many Redirects - WP-Admin Only

I have a couple of sites on a shared hosting server. The sites load just fine, and everything appears to work, including local links. The only thing that isn't working is that the entire wp-admin ...
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Subsites in Multisite installation throwing 404 error on wp-admin in IIS 7

Running into an issue where sub sites of a multisite (fresh installation of 3.9 and no plugins or themes) are throwing 404 error when trying to access the wp-admin section of the sub site. It is ...
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Admin Panel Slowdown After SSL Verification

a few days ago I did SSL verification for my website. I've imported the following rules on IIS after receiving the http 500 error frequently today. <rule name="Imported Rule 1"> ...
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Where Does Wordpress Make cURL Requests? How To Add cURL Option

I have been getting this error when trying to install plugins: Installation failed: Download failed. cURL error 18: transfer closed with 2126 bytes remaining to read. I have found a solution on how ...
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Wordpress login loop on proxy setup with SSL - Apache proxy to IIS

Wordpress is working fine if using http://localhost:8091/ to login and browse; however, using https://www.website.net/blog/ will only let me browse -- login is not working. ------------ -...
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Hardening uploads folder in IIS breaks images

My site loads a bunch of images from the uploads folder, using direct URLs, such as: http://www.example.com/wp-content/uploads/some.image.png I'm trying to figure out a remote script execution issue,...
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removing index.php IIS 7.5 webconfig

I would like to remove index.php from my permalink. I am using Codeigniter website. I have passed the requirements to use pretty permalink: -PHP Version 5.4.27 Codeigniter -IIS 7.5 -URL Rewrite 2.0 -...
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Page redirect to 404 when set Permalink = “Post Name”

In My wordpress site When I set Permalink structure as Post Name , It redirects all posts to 404. With Default permalink , It works fine. Server Details : Windows Server - IIS Web.Config Code : &...
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Multisite installation on IIS gives 404 trying to access the admin dashboard

There appears to be a bug on the web.config file generated by WordPress, up to version 4.7.2, where the rewrite rules do not work as needed to access the sites defined in the network. When using, for ...
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404 Errors on Every Page (Including Homepage) After Migrating From IIS to Apache

I recently migrated a client site from an IIS environment to a LAMP stack. The back end of the site works fine. I can log in and make any changes I like. The front end, however only displays 404 ...
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All links in my site start with localhost?

This is my website http://173.214.165.83/. The home page shows, but all links start with localhost/wordpress, rather than the current address, which is 173.214.165.83. The server is windows and runs ...
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Graphics and Formatting Not Loading in WordPress on IIS

We have IIS 7.5 and we've installed WordPress (v3.3.1) through the Microsoft Web Platform installer (http://www.microsoft.com/web/wordpress). All works fine when we load WP locally (e.g. http://...
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Media not actually deleted on disk when click “Permanent Delete”

I have uploaded a new docx and pdf through the media library and the procedure is completed successfully. I can confirm that the direct link actually works. The problem is being identified when I try ...
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WordPress on shared server Plugin not working

I have hosted one site on production server IIS using the shared hosting of the physical file(source code). The problem is that Modern Events Calendar plugin is not working when I am using the shared ...
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WordPress + PHP + IIS + PHP Fatal error: require():

After searching the internet, I found people with the same problem, but that could not be solved in a good way. The problem is as follows, a Wordpress (I've also had the problem with Joomla) + IIS 8 + ...
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Divert http to https with WordPress on IIS

I have a WordPress site running on IIS. The site has an associated SSL Certificate. Right now I am able to access the site with http and https. How can I get my http to redirect to https? Any help ...
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strange behaviour with “rin” in brand new installation of 4.6.1 [closed]

I am used to install WordPress by myself manually so I can control everything. I basically grab the latest: PHP (5.6 NTS x64) MySQL Community Server WordPress (4.6.1) Done it hundreads of times ...
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Is it safe to use $_SERVER['REQUEST_URI']?

I've looked at other answers and I see that $_SERVER['REQUEST_URI'] is usually recommended and is the accepted answer for getting the current page URI along with $_SERVER['HTTP_HOST']. I looked at ...
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Working with Reverse Proxies and Multisite Installation

We have a wordpress multi site, the main site has a URL similar to mainsite.com Each of the sub sites have a URL such as subdomain1.mainsite.com, subdomain2.mainsite.com etc Each of the sub sites we ...
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Base Image Missing When Uploading Images With Wordpress

Whenever i upload an image (ball.png) wordpress will auto generate a bunch of smaller images that are different sizes. e.g. ball-300x200.png. These images display fine, but when i set on of these ...
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On IIS, stop Wordpress from resaving my web.config file when I enter the Permalinks config page

I have a Wordpress website installed in IIS and it is working fine. On a subfolder I have and ASP.NET application which also works allright. Wordpress URL rewriting causes a series of problems on the ...
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Stymied by 500.5 error for WordPress on IIS 8 / Windows Server 2012

I'm running WordPress on an IIS test server. mod_rewrite is enabled and I've modified my web.config to support permalinks. c:\windows\temp has been modified to allow Modify access to both IUSRS and ...
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Nothing Found for Index Php Error

I moved my word press blog from Apache to IIS 7 shared hosting. my database connection is fine. I can access the admin module but I get an empty index.php with "Nothing Found for Index Php Error" in ...
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Migrating WordPress from Windows Server 2008 R2 (IIS v7.5) to CentOS

The agency I work for have purchased a new server, bringing our total up to 4. The 3 servers we had previously are all running Windows Server 2008 R2, whereas this new one is running CentOS, ...
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URL Change - Check if Post Exists Before 404

We had a custom CMS with URLs such as /adele, /slayer, /beastie-boys but now they have the structure /artist/adele, /artist/slayer, /artist/beastie-boys (a custom post type) Obviously when people ...
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Wordpress IIS intranet server

I am using microsoft's IIS (Internet Information Service) software to host a wordpress server, this works well by going to localhost but I can not get it to work so I can type in my computer's IP on ...
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Newbie: Multiple WP sites on Windwos 2012 IIS

Newbie Question: I have a Windows 2012 server with an existing ASP.NET / HTTPS site on it running a small SQL Server as well. My customer wants to add a dozen or so WordPress sites, one for each of ...
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Wordpress in IIS 7.5 - “cannot create directory”

This is a common problem (so I've found out) but I cannot get WP to play nice with IIS 7.5 / PHP 5.6. Updating (WP + plugins) and installing (plugins) always return the error "Cannot create directory"....
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Permalinks setting raises 500.0 error

We were changing our wordpress site to use pretty links, but discovered that it broke old links. We tried to revert our changes, but whenever we open up /wp-admin/options-permalink.php (and only that ...
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Multisite subdirectory root not accessible

I have installed WordPress Multisite on sub directory, I can access the dashboard of main and sub directory site but I get 403 Forbidden error when I try to access sub directory: http://...
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Problems with 'require (./xxx)' on IIS7.5

I'm not sure if this is best suited to the Wordpress SE site or if it should be on Server Fault or SO... Either way: I'm having problems running Wordpress on a brand new 2008R2 server running IIS7.5....
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example.com/index.php/%postname is working while /%postname is not working Wordpress on IIS6

client had a WordPress install already running on IIS. when i am trying to change permalink, it is working only with /index.php/%postname. my site on IIS6 also created web.config file with below ...
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Media library and posts list problems with Wordpress on IIS

I have Wordpress 3.5 installed on IIS7 and I'm using SQL Server instead of MySql. Some strange "glitches" occur and I think their related to the same problem. I cannot see media library items on the ...
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Added Custom Post Type and the View Option Doesn't Work

I would like some pointers on fixing the Permalinks structure for a custom post type I added. Like many Custom Post Types this plugin uses the Custom Type Meta Box, and sets a featured image. All of ...
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Page not found error shown while installing wordpress on IIS server

I am installing a wordpress folder on a windows server, but it shows page not found. I am unable to even see the first page of installation. This is the site address http://np-environmental.com/...
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Multisite sub-directories IIS 7.5 change media/uploads location

I am running WP 3.8.1 Multisite. Sub-directories is configured. I have 10 sub-directory sites and 1 primary site. WordPress is running on a Windows 2008 R2 datacenter 64bit server with IIS 7.5. I have ...
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Wordpress Subdomain MultiSite on localhost XAMPP on :8080 with IIS taking port 80

I currently have Windows 7 , 64 bit on which I am running an IIS on localhost:80 and I installed XAMPP on localhost:8080. I have 15 individual wordpress sites but now i need a subdomain multisite ...
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Multisite setup on IIS with subdomains

I have Wordpress 3.4.2 set up on a Windows 2008 R2 server with IIS 7.5. I enabled multisite using subdomains and set up one additional site, call it child.example.com. I can browse to the main site at ...
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Remove index.php from WP 8.0 install migrated to IIS from Apache (still detecting Apache server)?

I was developing this WP site using WAMP at work, and now suddenly we're switching it up and putting it on a Windows server (2003). I can tell from the Permalinks Settings page in wp-admin that it ...