I maintain a blog at wordpress.com (don’t shout at me, this isn’t about that!).
I also rent a server through Demon Virtual Servers on which I have several domains. On my wife’s domain I have successfully installed WordPress and it works just fine.
Request for help!
Today I have installed WordPress on a different domain on the server (using different mysql database names, etc). The installation appeared to go without a hitch. I have uploaded (and deleted to try to find the problem) themes and plugins without problem. BUT…
If I go to Add New Post (domain/wp-admin/post-new.php) I get a near-enough blank page. The left and right hand columns are present, but in the centre all I have is the “Add New Post” heading and a the marking of a frame or rectangle (wide but short) with nothing in it and nothing else on the centre of the screen.
I can make posts using the Quickpress section of the dashboard, but when these are posted I get a screen which resembles an amateur attempt at using the old Microsoft Front Page – a very basic unformatted page (no rss?) stating “draft saved” and providing options to “preview post” or “edit”.
Despite that, the posts have been posted and can be seen at the domain’s root address (blog home page).
However, if you go to the blog pages direct (clicking on the headline to go to the Permalink; you are met with HTTP Error 500 (Internal Server Error). You get the same message if you try to access the sample page (ie, there is no difference between pages and posts.
Stating the bleedin’ Obvious
- My server is capable of running WordPress (my wife’s version continues to run satisfactorily)
- The rewrite module is activated on the server
- There is a .htaccess file in the root directory with the correct wording in it
This particular site is at crosswire.org.uk
I would be grateful for any assistance with this.
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