Problem with Permalinks and 404 Page not found error messege (3 posts)

  1. universaltruth
    Posted 7 years ago #

    I am able to use permalinks by using the following Custom Structure field on the Permalink settings page.


    So that it appears like this:


    However I tried to shorten the URL so that it does not contain the /index.php

    I read that this is possible by removing /index.php from the Custom Structure field like so


    So that I get:


    However I now get the 404 Page not found error messages when I click on new pages or posts or click on old links.

    Is this a problem with my shared hosting server or is this just not possible to do. I have the latest version of WordPress installed. I have not installed any pluggins accept the SEO pluggin.

    I am using the following:

    PHP version 5.2.9
    MySQL client version: 5.0.22
    Website: http://www.earnmoneyonlinetools.com/
    Web Hosting: IX Webhosting


  2. iridiax
    Posted 7 years ago #

  3. universaltruth
    Posted 7 years ago #

    Thanks for your response. If I transfer my domain to a Linux server this supports the mod_rewrite. I am currently using windows.

    Would i need to change any code in any WordPress files manually or are all the correct settings for "pretty" Permalinks set by default?
    So I just need to alter the Custom structure on the permalinks page in admin.

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