Support » How-To and Troubleshooting » [Resolved] Custom permalink structure not working
9 years, 6 months 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?
WordPress.org Tech Dude
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.
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!