[resolved] Permalinks messed up my whole blog (4 posts)

  1. verbkeeper
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Hi all,

    I'm pretty new to WP so bear with me. I was thinking of changing the permalinks to my posts, so before tinkering with any of my existing posts I created a throw-away post and changed the permalink on it, just to test it. It didn't work for some reason -- when I clicked on the updated post it took me to a not-found page.

    However, I don't really care about that - I'm not wedded to changing my permalinks. The problem is that for some reason the permalinks on ALL of my posts have now been changed to the dummy one that I made up. I don't know why.. I did not touch those posts at all. All of the posts seem to be intact, but when you click on them you just get the not-found page. I can't even find the permalinks that they used to have.

    Any help would be really, really appreciated! Thanks in advance..

  2. verbkeeper
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Crikey, I fixed it. I'd thought I was editing just the one permalink but it had taken me to settings page, where I put that custom permalink which it then inserted into all of the posts.

    I told you I was new at this.

  3. Daiv Mowbray
    Posted 3 years ago #

    go to admin permalinks and re save the option.
    change the option save.
    reset to original setting, save
    all fixed...I hope.

  4. Daiv Mowbray
    Posted 3 years ago #

    good for you verbkeeper, you might want to do some online training, like read the manual...it's worth the time.

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