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404 Error When Pages are Clicked (7 posts)

  1. jandrews88
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    When I click on any of the pages I have created (such as About, Resources, Contact), I get a 404 "Page Not Found" error. I have the "page tile" plugin activated. Why is this happening? What do I need to do to show these pages (and avoid the 404 error)?

    Even worse, when I click on the "Permalink" option for my posts, I get a 404 error. Yes, the Permalink option has been enabled (Under Options> Permalinks, I have chosen "Date and Name Based.") Why is this happening? Help!

  2. Samuel B
    moderator
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Without a uri it's hard to say.
    Did you try de-activating the plugin and see if stuff worked?

  3. ovidx
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Hi Samboll - When I deactivate the "Pages Tile" plugin, the Pages that I have set up for my site disappear from the sidebar, and I still get a 404 error when I click on "Permalink" for my posts. Deactivating the "Pages Tile" seems to do nothing but remove my pages from the sidebar.

  4. Michael Bishop

    Posted 9 years ago #

    did you change the page name but not the "slug"?

    Also, did you make any changes to permalinks?

  5. jandrews88
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Hi miklb. I figured out the problem with permalinks. My .htacess file was not writeable, so when I clicked on "permalink" I got a 404 error. Is it safe to leave my .htaccess file with permissions set to 666? Or, do I need to change it back?

    I still don't know what's causing the pages to display a 404 error. My guess is it has something to do with the Semiologic "Pages Tile" plugin.

  6. jandrews88
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Okay, pages are working normally now. Still don't know what caused the 404 error. But, oddly enough, everything's fine now.

  7. Denis de Bernardy
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    the 404 is usually caused by erronous information in the .htaccess file. it gets solved by changing the file's permission and resetting the permalink options.

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