@gerhardbruckner: It is impolite to interrupt another poster’s ongoing thread with a question of your own. It causes significant problems for the forum’s volunteers and prevents us from being able to track issues by topic. Please post your own topic.
As you will see, one of these rules – entitled Where toPost – specifically states:
Unless you are using the same version of WordPress on the same physical server hosted by the same hosts with the same plugins, theme & configurations as the original poster, do not post in someone else’s thread. Start your own topic.
Please abide by this and do not argue when you are asked to post your own topic.
@esmi: sorry, i’ll read the rules. i wasn’t aware that you are so well regulated here .. but let me finish by posting the solution i found, it might be helpful to ralph, even though it is in fact a violation of those rules:
I JUST GET A “404 ERROR” MESSAGE WHEN I TRY TO VISIT A CUSTOM PERMALINK
Have you configured your default permalinks to be other than the default “?p=123″ style? If not, you probably haven’t got URL rewriting enabled. Either set your permalinks to one of the other options (or a custom layout), or add the following to your .htaccess file in your webroot, creating this file if necessary: