How to Fix WordPress Posts Returning 404 Error

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Hi friends, Today I am going to share a very useful WordPress tutorial which will help you in troubleshooting the WordPress 404 error. WordPress is a powerful CMS. Sometimes when you are trying to access your WordPress website and you get the 404-page error while accessing the WordPress websites. In this tutorial, I will explain how to fix WordPress posts returning 404 error in WordPress websites

How to fix WordPress posts returning 404 error

404 Page not found error are due to the error in your htaccess file which is hosted on the root directory of your WordPress website OR it may something went wrong with the URL rewrite rule in your htaccess. To fix this error login in your WordPress admin dashboard and navigate to the Settings => Permalinks option.

Select the permalinks as a post and save changes it will flush your rewrite rule your page will start loading correctly. After doing the above step if you still facing the same error, then make sure you have given write permission of your htaccess file. If you have not given write permission to htaccess file, then login into your website by using FileZilla FTP client and go to the root directory of your website and give write permission to htaccess file. You can also add below code in your .htaccess file manually:

I hope this tutorial helps you to resolve posts returning 404 error in WordPress website. Do you like & share this article with your friends, and don’t forget to follow us on Facebook and Twitter to learn cool WordPress tutorials.


About: Prem Tiwari

Prem Tiwari is the founder of freewebmentor.com and is a professional developer who has vast experience in PHP and open source technologies. Apart from this, he is a blogger by hobby and also he has been a regular speaker of WordPress sessions in various IT Companies.


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