WordPress Issue Fixed: After Migration Only Homepage Works

Wordpress Issue Fixed: After Migration Only Homepage Works

This is one of the most common issues on WordPress. Occurs mainly after

  • WordPress Website Server Migration
  • WordPress Website Domain Change
  • WordPress Website Theme change


You are getting 404 on all other pages apart from Homepage

The Fix:

Fix the Permalinks.

Login to your Website Dashboard


login with admin username and password

Click on Settings

Click on Permalink

Under Custom Settings

Select Plain Option, then Click Save

Then Click the Post name option then Click Save

This regenerates your htaccess file and thereby fixing the 404 error on other pages.

Your Website should now work perfectly.

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By Kevin

Meet Kevin, a seasoned WordPress developer and blogger with a passion for fixing website issues. With over 5 years of experience in web development, Kevin has a deep understanding of WordPress CMS and has helped numerous businesses build and optimize their online presence. Kevin's love for WordPress began when he created his first website using the platform. Since then, he has honed his skills in web development, specializing in WordPress. His expertise includes custom theme development, plugin customization, and website optimization. As a blogger, Kevin is dedicated to sharing his knowledge and experience with others. When he's not coding or writing, Kevin enjoys hiking and exploring the great outdoors.

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