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  • mpgeorge


    I’m having sever issues with customizing my permalink structure.

    I’ve chosen /%year%/%monthnum%/%day%/%postname%/ as the structure, and I’ve set the permissions on the .htaccess file to 666. What happens is that the permalink structure is created (hover over a post title), but when you click on a post, it simply takes you back to the home page.

    The website is :

    Any help at all would be greatly appreciated. I’ve been through to no effect.

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  • newflesh


    I had that problem on my old host, and solved it by using Ryan Boren’s little plugin:
    (paste it into a file and name it something handy like rewrite.php)



    You are a truly wonderful person (in guess you hadn’t guessed by that unnecessarily extravagant compliment, it now works!)

    Are there any disadvantages nowadays with using /%postname%/ only?

    Many thanks.



    Just happened to be at the right time at the right moment… 🙂

    According to the codex there can be some complications with using postname only:
    If you try it anyway and problems occur, my guess is that they are easily fixed by deleting the .htaccess, but don’t quote me on that one.

    I am having problems with my custom permalinks aswell. This happened after my webhost had a hardware failure and my blog was down for merely a day.

    Only default permalinks are working now.
    My custom permalinks looks like this:

    when using my custom permalinks all links take me back to my frontpage.

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