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[resolved] Category Base URL 404 (3 posts)

  1. Andrew Tegenkamp
    Posted 3 years ago #

    I have a site where everything works great for the categories so something like the default is http://localhost/wordpress/category/uncategorized/ and other categories are other URLs.

    My question is how can I get just plain http://localhost/wordpress/category/ to not be 404? I noticed the theme demos do it too like http://forefrontdemo.wordpress.com/category/artwork/ works but http://forefrontdemo.wordpress.com/category/ is 404.

    I would ideally like to code it up to just list the categories and be able to do this for both category and custom taxonomies. If that's not possible would creating a page with "category" as the slug be a valid workaround or create more problems than it solves?


  2. madvic
    Posted 2 years ago #


    Have you find a solution ? I have the same problem.


  3. Andrew Tegenkamp
    Posted 2 years ago #

    We ended up using a plugin like http://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-no-category-base/ which worked great as "News" was just domain/news instead of domain/category/news and so forth. We just have to be careful not to create pages with the slugs of categories!

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