Using 'nextpage' on static home page (2 posts)

  1. benster1970
    Posted 7 years ago #

    As my home page, I use a static page which I want to paginate, using 'nextpage'.
    However, when I click the links to the different pages, I get a 404 error.
    Pagination works fine on other pages, the different links looking like this: http://domain.com/pagename/1/, http://domain.com/pagename/2/, etc.
    The problem only exists with the home page. The links created (http://domain.com/1/, http://domain.com/2/, etc.) are not recognised.
    I'm not sure I made myself clear (English is not my mother tongue), but any help would be greatly appreciated.

  2. kathkeating
    Posted 6 years ago #

    Yes, this appears to be WordPress defect. I've run into the same issue in WordPress 2.8.4.

    When I have a static home page, the "paginated post" feature adds the numeric page numbers to the end of the URL, but it doesn't appear to properly be able to paginate a static home page. A 404 is received.

    WordPress should recognize that the site has a static home page and apply the proper pagination to that static home page based on the page number appended to the URL.

    Not sure how to report a defect, but I'll go figure it out and try and get this reported.

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