WordPress issue: 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

Wordpress settings

Click on Permalink


Under Custom Settings

Select Plain Option, then Click Save

Then Click Post name option then Click Save

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

Your Website should now work perfectly.

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Author: David

Author@ Olitt.com


Author@ Olitt.com

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