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Fix 404 Not Found Error In WordPress?

Here today we will discuss fix 404 not found error WordPress in depth so read it carefully. If we talk about powerful CMS then we prefer WordPress. Sometimes, in WordPress due to a minor issue, you cannot access your website. However to find the solution of any problem is easy. You can also get support from WordPress support team.

Some common errors in WordPress are that and read how to fix error on line 2 at column 6 and duplicate Meta descriptions WordPressThe 404 not found error also a type of common errors of WordPress. So here we will try to understand. How to get rid of 404 not found?

Don’t worry while getting the error. Because your all data save in your database. Commonly that error occur due to the wrong implementation of .htaccess file or wrong written of the rewrite rule. So here you will able to flush rewrite rules by using permalink setting?

Guide To Fix 404 Not Found Error Step By Step

  • First of all go to Setting » Permalinks. Now hit on save changes.

404 Not Found

The above method will flush rewrite rules. Often flushing tip of WordPress give rid of error 404 not found. But if you have failed to flush rewrite rules. Then you need to edit your .htaccess file manually or by Yoast SEO plugin.

Now just see how to access your .htaccess file by using Yoast SEO plugin?

  • Go to your admin area on your left pane click on SEO » Tools » File Editor and now scroll down you will get here.

Yoast SEO Tools

  • Now new page will open and select File Editor.

404 Not Found

# BEGIN WordPress
<IfModule mod_rewrite.c>
RewriteEngine On
RewriteBase /
RewriteRule ^index\.php$ - [L]
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d
RewriteRule . /index.php [L]
</IfModule>
# END WordPress

Just check file permission and change from 666 to 660.

Solution For Local Host (A Bonus Tip)

Often people install WordPress on their PC by using Local Host Server for testing purpose. If you need clean permalinks then you just enable the rewrite_module by the configuration of your Local Hosts like XXAMP, WAMP or MAMP. We have written a tutorial you can access by clicking here enable custom Permalink In Local Server? We tried to solve the WordPress error 404 not found. If that solution helped you then great otherwise if you have any other solution then don’t forget to share in comments.

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Muhammad Awais Azeem

"Global Blurb since 2015" M. Awais Azeem is the CEO and founder of Global Blurb. The blog designed to share ideas about different topics. My profession is Accountant and I have completed CA Inter from Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan. Me and my time present to sort out any issue regarding SEO, Blogging, Content Marketing and WordPress. Hire Us and Goodbye difficulty.

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