I too have the /page/2/ problem in my custom theme in which just page 1's content is displayed on page 1, 2, 3 and so on. I looked at the codex documentation and couldn't figure out what would be the solution for this problem. I did try using:
which did indeed output all of my posts in the Blog category, but of course no pagination. My goal is to output 10 posts at a time and have the next pages link to the next older 10 posts in the same category, and so on.
Here are the specifics of my issue:
I am using a custom permalink structure in order to achieve my plan for my site:
The way I am making my site is to have different pages use query_posts() to retrieve only posts from specific categories, one corresponding to each page. I also have a /blog/ page that will retrieve all posts categorized "blog", and format them to look like blog posts.
My original query was:
and that had the /page/2/ problem.
I also tried:
after reading the above linked (by alvarix) codex page, but that produced the same results. Does anyone have any ideas as to what I'm doing wrong? What other information can I provide to help you decipher my issue?
I would love to know if someone has an answer because I had planned my website's information design all around this concept of pages displaying only specifically categorized posts (and I figured the pagination would automatically work).
This is where I originally researched the approach: