[wp-hackers] Using pretty permalinks when Wordpress is in a different directory

Azizur Rahman prodevstudio+wordpress at gmail.com
Wed May 5 09:19:18 UTC 2010

Hi Christian,

Do you have a index.php in the /bolg/ and root directory?

Also have you updated your settings for?

   - WordPress address (URL)
   - Site address (URL)

Check that your WordPress address has domain.com/blog since you have moved
the all the files under there.

Kind Regards,
Azizur Rahman

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On Wed, May 5, 2010 at 10:08 AM, Christian Gundersson
<gundersson at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi,
> I have a WP site where the index.php file resides in the webservers root
> directory and the wordpress installation has been put in a subdirectory to
> that called 'blog'.
> The site works fine using the traditional ugly links 'index.php?page_id=n'.
> When i try and convert over to using pretty permalinks all i get when I try
> and access one of the pages is that "The page cannot be found". Not
> Wordpress own '404' page but the webservers resonse. I'm using the WP
> generated .htaccessfile below and WP 2.9.2. I couldn't find any answer to
> this question on the web and the WP Codex didn't touch on the subject, why
> I'm turning to you guys for help.
> <IfModule mod_rewrite.c>
> RewriteEngine On
> RewriteBase /
> RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f
> RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d
> RewriteRule . /index.php [L]
> </IfModule>
> (I tried to change the RewriteBase to both 'blog/' and '/blog/' but that
> didn't help either.)
> Thanks!
> //Christian
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