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[Resolved] IE gives 404 for existing URLs when clicked; need to refresh or paste URL

  • In Firefox and Opera, clicking on links within my blog will take me to the URL and load the page all right.

    In Internet Explorer, however, when I click a link, the generic 404 page appears immediately (even though the URL exists, and I have a custom 404, anyway).

    When I refresh the 404 page, the page loads in IE, too.

    When I copy and paste the URL, it also loads fine in IE.

    (Strange thing: when I load a page this way, the menu link that points to that page doesn’t change color, as it should be with a visited link. As if the pasted URL and the clicked URL were different, even though they are perfectly identical.)

    Site: angol-tanulas.hu

    Tested on: Firefox 2.0.0.7 / Opera 9.2 / IE6

    Permalink structure: /%post_id%/%postname%/

    If someone needs more info on specifics, I’d be glad to give more details.

    Thank you!

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  • In the meantime I had feedback that someone is having problems with viewing these pages even with Firefox.

    I have even disabled most of the plugins to test whether it’s those plugins that cause it, but to no avail.

    Case solved.

    In .htaccess, directory listing was set to “Inherited”. I’ve changed it to “On” and now the pages load fine.

    Placing these 2 items above the get_header at the very top of my 404 file appears to have fixed it for me:

    <?php ob_start(); ?>
    <?php header(“HTTP/1.1 404 Not Found”); ?>

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