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[resolved] Comments working, but 404 error page returned (5 posts)

  1. Stephenp
    Member
    Posted 7 years ago #

    Hi, although comments work on my blog, the page returned is a 404 Not Found, The requested URL /2007/03/04/entoloma-hochstetteri-a-beautiful-fungi/ does not exist.

    Please make a comment if you don't understand my explanation.

    Thanks, Stephen.

  2. moshu
    Member
    Posted 7 years ago #

    What are the two URI values in your Options > General?
    Why does it go your site to http://69.89.27.211/ instead of your domain when submitting a comment?

  3. Stephenp
    Member
    Posted 7 years ago #

    Hi and thanks,
    WordPress address (URL): http://69.89.27.211/~stephep6/blog
    Blog address (URL): http://www.stephenp.net

    I set up my main domain to use a subfolder. From my host:

    "The main domain on the hosting account uses the public_html folder for all of its Web site files. Any addon domains use subfolders inside the public_html folder. In order to also set up your main domain to use a subfolder on your hosting account you will need to set up a redirect in the .htaccess file in the public_html folder so that the server knows that any request for your main domain will be redirected to a subfolder on public_html.

    Visitors to your Web site will not be able to tell that your main domain is using a subfolder, they will still see the Web site address as http://www.yourdomain.com/page.html"

  4. moshu
    Member
    Posted 7 years ago #

    Well, WP doesn't like those tricks... as you already know.

  5. Stephenp
    Member
    Posted 7 years ago #

    For anyone interested, the fault was in the "Comments" theme file. The code below shows what was required for my blog to work (remember it is installed in a subfolder of my public_html folder). The old code was pointing elsewhere!

    <form action="http://www.stephenp.net/weblog/wp-comments-post.php" method="post" id="commentform">

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