''Older Posts'' link not working — redirects to homepage
March 15, 2012 at 7:03 am #3855
Just discovered this today when i went searching for one of my posts on my blog page. I have a static page and blog page set up.
On the blog page http://abasketballjones.com/blog at the bottom when i click ”Older Posts” it showed the link of http://abasketballjones.com/blog/page/2/ but it actually redirects and shows the front page, but with the url of http://abasketballjones.com/page/2/ this time around
Anyone got any idea what has happened? I haven’t fiddled with any settings lately that should cause that and i’m pretty certain it used to work.
AnonymousMarch 15, 2012 at 9:21 am #26271
1. Check Permalink Settings.
2. Temporarily Deactivate all plugins and check again.
AnonymousMarch 15, 2012 at 9:24 am #26272
(Off the topic talk)
Your site is badly suffering from pingback/trackback spam..March 15, 2012 at 9:39 am #26273
My permalinks structure is custom and has always been: /%year%/nba/news/%postname%/
Deactivated all plugins.
Just discovered this plugin: WP No Category Base – WPML compatible
Removes ‘/category’ from your category permalinks. WPML compatible.
Can’t remember when the hell i installed that, but when i deactivate, the /blog page is a 404 error page…
Also, when i upgraded to new WP the other day, it reset my comments settings and i got attacked by spam, but thanks.
AnonymousMarch 15, 2012 at 9:45 am #26274
/%year%/nba/news/%postname%/doesn’t seem to be a valid permalink structure. You have to use tags only.March 15, 2012 at 10:07 am #26275
I changed the permalink to a pre-set one. Still same result. Before i some how managed to get to older posts, but the url was completely different.
I’ve sent a question to wordpress people, hopefully they come up with something also.
AnonymousMarch 15, 2012 at 10:14 am #26276
Do you use any SEO plugin? A misconfiguration(?) of canonical URLs might be causing the issue.March 15, 2012 at 10:16 am #26277
I have SEO Ultimate .. I deactivated that before, no change.
AnonymousMarch 15, 2012 at 10:21 am #26278
Try deactivating all plugins once again and change permalink structure to Post name (
/%postname%/). Then clear browser cache.March 15, 2012 at 10:26 am #26279
Can you try it now please. On my mozilla browser, it seems to be ok, on IE it doesn’t..
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