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  • dannyboy

    (@dannyboy)


    Okay, so apparently my WP permalinks decided to randomly cut out on me.

    I didn’t notice until today, but they’ve been broken since Saturday. I have the “Custom” option selected, and my permalinks currently are:

    /%year%/%monthnum%/%day%/%postname%/

    They were working fine, and then all of a sudden something weird happened. I tried rebuilding the structure, and it didn’t help. I tried changing the permalink structure, and all of the “default” structures worked fine! Then, I changed back to the custom ones and I’m getting a 404.

    I tried restoring from an old backup, but it didn’t help. All of my posts, RSS feeds, etc. are still broken.

    You can see what’s going on at http://the-madness.net

    Does anybody know what’s going on?

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  • Moderator Andrew Ozz

    (@azaozz)

    WordPress Dev

    2 places to check:

    1. Can you access/edit your .htaccess file by hand? It should be writable using your ftp program.

    2. Is your theme “K2 Beta Two 0.95 RC1” the latest/fixed/WP2.1 compatible?

    dannyboy

    (@dannyboy)

    Yep, I’ve tried both of those. I re-chmodded the files, and nothing happened. I then deleted and re-uploaded them, but WP isn’t recognizing them.

    I don’t think k2 has anything to do with it…I haven’t updated the theme since January and the permalinks have only been broken since Saturday.

    Moderator Andrew Ozz

    (@azaozz)

    WordPress Dev

    It’s probably the webserver that isn’t recognising the .htaccess files. Better contact your host.

    dannyboy

    (@dannyboy)

    I submitted a support ticket, but I really think that the problem is with WP. The server is still recognizing my .htaccess 404 redirect pages.

    Could somebody post what SHOULD be in .htaccess, so I can make sure that there’s not a syntax error or something?

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