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alrighty. i changed servers, uploaded the database, did the wp_options sitcharoo on the domain name and made sure the permalinks are correct/
the homepage loads no problems, but the main nav is not working. it's giving me a 404.
this has happened a few times and the dev on the job just fixed it in no time but alas they're both asleep.
anyone got some advice for me? please? grovel etc.
did you add the main nav links yourself - they'll be pointing to the old domain?
the main nav links are dynamic, hopefully based on the root directory given in the wp_options conditionals in the db. i thunk.
In the settings menu have you updated the wordpress URL and the permalink structure?
a fun fact: when i change the permalinks to 'default' the pages work but not the posts. change it back to the custom and it doesn't work. i deleted the htacces file and added a new one but nothing. wondering if it needs a server rewrite to make that work.
Why not do a fresh install and use an XML import instead of cloning the DB?
so turns out the hosting environment is actually a Zeus, not apache. never dealt with a zeus before and i don't like them. no doubt their perfectly fine if you have a clue but i don't. they're migrating to their apache environment over the next 20 minutes. phew.
Be sure that your new web host has Wordpress installed on its servers...
i was hoping this wouldn't be solved so easily.
yep. moved to apache and it's good. the hosting company weer great but in the same convo i got told php scripts won't work, then they will, htaccess files are fine with a rewrite given to zeus, then it might not, the htaccess file may be ignored no matter what e do, then maybe it might not. despair was my world. now it's all good. beer in hand. thx chaps for the usual fuckall, at least i know this place works!
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