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  • Resolved semperfidelis


    Hi there!

    I just upgrade to WordPress 2.0 but the new version don´t want to write de “.htaccess” file.

    This is my .htaccess in 2.0:

    # BEGIN WordPress
    <IfModule mod_rewrite.c>
    RewriteEngine On
    RewriteBase /
    RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f
    RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d
    RewriteRule . /index.php

    # END WordPress

    After upgrade, i update the Permalinks (Opciones->Permalinks) just like says in the Codex ( but it dosen´t work.

    I have a copy of my old “.htaccess” (1.5.2 version). But ¡i don´t know what is the problem!

    What can i do for fix it?
    Can i just use the old .htaccess file?
    How can i do a new one in the 2.0 version?

    Help me please.

    Ezequiel Apesteguia

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  • There is a problem in 2.0 if you change the permalinks struture. It generates the file you have listed above. I enabled permalinks and all of a sudden my podcasts broke because the rewrite rule broke access to my mp3’s, even if you tried to navigae to them directly.

    The fix for me was to return permalinks to the default and delete the .htaccess file as listed above (rename it to be safe). It could be that this only broke old posts when permalinks were different but I am not sure. Links to my .mp3 files would actually return posts as opposed to the file, ouch!

    I haven’t had a chance to dig into this yet but that is the quick fix for me; not sure about the 1.5 .htaccess file.

    – Trip

    semperfidelis, the .htaccess file you show above is exactly how WP 2.0’s .htaccess file should look, because it now handles rewrite rules internally.

    Hi Trip!

    ok, you fix the problem by “return permalinks to the default”
    But i don´t want to have permalinks like:

    I want to have the structure:

    In 1.5.2 i have this structure and my .htaccess file works fine.

    If i replace the .htaccess for the old one (1.5.2) and update the permalinks in 2.0 to:

    Can it work fine?

    No…. the .htaccess rules in 2.0 will always appear as you have them listed in your first post; wp handles that internally now.

    There have been a lot of problems with .htaccess. If you do a site search using google, you will find various threads, and perhaps some solutions.

    Hi Filosofo.

    So … ¿my .htaccess file is fine? No need to change it?

    vkaryl, thanks. I will try to find the threads.

    Well, let us know how it goes, okay?

    The only structure I’ve found to work is to have it include index.php, such as


    I don’t think the problem is in htaccess. I believe it is a bug in classes.php


    ok, when a fix the problem i let you know. 🙂 thanks

    semperfidelis, could you explain what the problem is that you’re having? The permalinks should work just the same as they did with 1.5.x, except that you won’t see all the rewrite rules in the .htaccess file.

    If you’re getting an error with the permalinks, or you have plugins that have custom rewrite rules, then that may be a different story.

    i´m back:

    I didn´t have any problems with my blog, Errors 404 for example, like in the others posts. I´m just worry about the .htaccess file. In wp 1.5.2 the file was “longer”.

    I can´t find “A” solution, but …

    I tried
    (replace the functions-post and classes files and update the permalinks)

    (tried with /index.php/ on the structure of permalinks)

    In both cases the permalinks works fine. Anyway, i just have the same .htaccess file:

    # BEGIN WordPress
    <IfModule mod_rewrite.c>
    RewriteEngine On
    RewriteBase /
    RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f
    RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d
    RewriteRule . /index.php

    # END WordPress

    My blog works fine, but ¿is the .htaccess fine?
    ¿wp 2.0 handles .htaccess rules internally now?

    That’s how the .htaccess will always look now. It’s designed to look and work that way. It’s fine – that’s now the programmed default.


    I´m not getting an error with the permalinks. I want to install wp2pdf plugin:


    OK! THANKS! you answer my question! jeje 😛

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