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  • finddavidr

    (@finddavidr)


    Hey guys,

    I’ve recently started a new site but am having problems with the permalinks.

    When I change it to month/year/example-post I get 31/12 with no words in the url.

    I can get all sorts of variations, but as soon as I try to include %postname%, I only get the %post_id%.

    All I want is to have my post urls read site.com/%post_id%/%postname%/.

    Thanks in advance for the help!

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  • webdevsonline

    (@webdevsonline)

    /%post_id%/%postname%/ works perfectly on my relatively vanilla test wordpress, I get /number/post-name/ coming up fine.

    Do you have any plugins which effect your permalinks? such as wp-ecommerce?

    Is your htaccess file writeable + set up?

    finddavidr

    (@finddavidr)

    I only have one plugin installed so far which I doubt would be clashing with the coding.

    .htaccess file is writeable and set up so I don’t know what else it could be.

    esmi

    (@esmi)

    Forum Moderator

    Have you tried:

    – deactivating all plugins to see if this resolves the problem. If this works, re-activate the plugins one by one until you find the problematic plugin(s).

    – switching to the Twenty Eleven theme to rule out any theme-specific problems.

    resetting the plugins folder by FTP or PhpMyAdmin. Sometimes, an apparently inactive plugin can still cause problems.

    finddavidr

    (@finddavidr)

    Just tried turning off all plugins and changing the theme but none of that’s causing the problem. I keep getting site.com/31/31 for the test post url.

    esmi

    (@esmi)

    Forum Moderator

    /%post_id%/%postname%/ works perfectly on my relatively vanilla test wordpress, I get /number/post-name/ coming up fine.

    Ditto. I cannot replicate the problem.

    finddavidr

    (@finddavidr)

    Thanks for your help anyway Esmi.

    I’ve tried rewriting the .htaccess again and it’s not working. I can get absolutely any permalink I want with the sole exception being %postname%. Is there anything I can do to find out why this isn’t working?

    Or better yet, has anyone got a quick fix for this?

    Thanks

    webdevsonline

    (@webdevsonline)

    Try testing on another wordpress on something like WAMP – if you’re currently testing live, maybe its a host issue?

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