[resolved] changing name of parent page results in 404 (3 posts)

  1. Nic Windley
    Posted 3 years ago #

    I've got a strange problem that has arisen after changing the name of a parent page which was the name of a previous page that was deleted and completely removed from wp trash.

    This page is now resulting in a 404 (not found) error along with one other page. Strange ?

    I've defaulted back to the standard wp theme and stripped out all plugins and it does not resolve.

    If I switch to default permalinks, everything is fine and all pages serve correctly.

    I'm running nginx as a proxy only, so apache / wp is responsible for generating the cached version of the page in the first place, however it seems to not exist or never get generated ?

    Also stripped back my htaccess to WP core and modified nginx conf files to no avail.

    I ran a couple of SQL queries to check page ID and permalinks were correct and they looked OK.

    Can anybody suggest what might be causing this ?

    Website in question: http://www.giftsandmerchandise.co.uk/
    Pages - "Promotional" and "Services" are the problem pages.

  2. Nic Windley
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Also checked error logs (nothing there) and file permissions after finding I had a permission problem with a folder I was unable to remove. I will repeat checks, now that permissions have been reset.

  3. Nic Windley
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Aha! resolved. It was an nginx rule that broke it.

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