Support » How-To and Troubleshooting » Permalinks don’t work – require index.php
9 years, 7 months ago
WordPress’ default options for custom permalinks aren’t working (selecting one returns a 404 error when following a link from the home page).
However, if we do a custom path that includes “/index.php” then it works:
Any thoughts? .htaccess issue? Our tech guys aren’t being too helpful. Thanks!
Those are called “almost pretty” permalinks — see more at the Permalinks page in the Codex.
Have you confirmed that your host has mod_rewrite and AllowOverride properly on and enabled?