[resolved] Custom permalink structure not working (3 posts)

  1. BenBarber
    Posted 9 years ago #

    I am running the latest version of WordPress 2.1.2 and want my permalinks to display as:


    I have set this up as above in the admin section options>permalinks but it is not working, I get a 404 error when I follow a url.

    But if I set it up as:


    it works fine though?

  2. Do you actually have a /journal directory on the site? If so, you can't use it as a fake directory, because it actually exists.

  3. BenBarber
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Solved it!

    The error was caused by me having /journal also set as the category base, which is the option below the Custom permalink structure settings.

    so I now have my permalinks as:


    and my category base:


    Works like a charm!

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