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'NOT FOUND' error (4 posts)

  1. FjamesG
    Member
    Posted 6 years ago #

    I'm new to wordpress, and I'm running into a problem with what I think is a permissions error, but I'm not sure how to fix it. I'm trying to make a page with embeded vimeo, and it previews fine, and when I go to publish it, the page link shows up, but that's all. When I click on the link, this error comes up:

    The requested URL /animation-reel-2k8/ was not found on this server.

    I have wordpress in a wordpress folder in my web directory, and the index.php is at the root (/web). I don't have a .htaccess file in my wordpress folder, and I'm not really sure how to create one... (windows won't let me create a file with a name that's just an extension.

    also, posts don't show up after publishing...

  2. FjamesG
    Member
    Posted 6 years ago #

    my host says the folder that saves the posts and pages isn't valid and I'm going to have to re-install... must have screwed something up initially.

  3. curtismchale
    Member
    Posted 6 years ago #

    I would copy over the offending folder first before removing and installing the whole thing.

  4. FjamesG
    Member
    Posted 6 years ago #

    Hey thanks for the reply - but there is nothing in there of any use... I just set up some test folders...

    I'm wondering if I need to do anything to the database - does it need to be reset as well?

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