problem setting up Search Engine Friendly URLs (2 posts)

  1. kh86
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Hi all! I recently started a blog on the domain itself. I want to make Search-Engine-Friendly-URLs so I went to OPTIONS>PERMALINKS> CUSTOM: /%category%/%post%

    But the server doesn't recognize the page and showed a 404 error. I tried setting it to CUSTOM: /index.php/%category%/%post% and it can work. Does anyone knows what's wrong with my settings? Could it be the htaccess file?

  2. Chris_K
    Posted 9 years ago #

    First off, lots of troubleshooting info at the Permalinks page.

    To start with, you'll want to check with your host and confirm that mod_rewrite and AllowOverride are on and enabled.

    Adding "index.php" is a work-around to use when they aren't... but isn't as "pretty"

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