I made some changes to my site last night - I removed the trailing slash from my permalink. I know that is bad for SEO but I wanted to pass a variable through the URL and I thought the slash had to be gone in order to do that.
So, that stuff is working great, and the pages that pass a variable are working fine.
The problem is that my plain on blog pages - the ones that use index.php as their template and DO NOT pass a variable are completely blank. They don't load anything at all.
But I was testing. I took out all code from index.php and replaced it with simple text and the page is still completely blank. So it isn't the variable per se, but maybe something to do with the .htaccess file that I changed when I changed my permalink structure?
Does anyone know why this would be happening and how I might figure this out?