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  • Hi all,

    I’ve followed the guide on setting up permalinks for wordpress on Windows\IIS7.
    They work great except for one issue; when accessing the website directly ( I get a 404, If I append /index.php it loads fine.

    Navigating the links seems to work ok – have I missed something?

    Here’s my web.config:

    <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
            <rule name="Main Rule" stopProcessing="true">
                <match url=".*" />
                <conditions logicalGrouping="MatchAll">
                    <add input="{REQUEST_FILENAME}" matchType="IsFile" negate="true" />
                    <add input="{REQUEST_FILENAME}" matchType="IsDirectory" negate="true" />
                <action type="Rewrite" url="index.php/{R:0}" />

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  • If I change the Permalink to /category/%category%/%postname%/ it works, has something changed in the latest version of wordpres?

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