Support » Fixing WordPress » Static front posts page matching permalinks = 404?

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    I am getting 404 errors when viewing single post pages with a custom permalink structure as:


    It happens that /news/ is also the path to the ‘posts page’ set at Options -> Reading.

    This seems to make sense as then posts would show up at


    and the single post permalink structure follows below /news/xxx/xxx/xxx. However, it returns 404 when both the posts page and custom permalinks use /news/.

    This is fixed by eliminating the conflict with /news/ by changing the permalink structure to:


    Is this worth submitting as a bug, or am I missing something I can fix.

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  • Resolved:

    The conflict was with the category and tag bases also set at Options -> Permalink. This produces 404:

    custom perm:

    cat base:
    tag base:

    Change cat and tag bases to fix:


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