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#1 SEOigloo


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Posted 22 December 2010 - 04:36 PM

Hi Everybody!

I am doing some work on a real estate agent's pre-existing website which is WordPress-based and using a theme called Agentpress.

The theme appears to come with a built-in 404 error page, but when I test going to it, I'm just getting my browser's generic 404 error page. So, somehow the connect isn't happening between the theme's inbuilt page and what I see. Here is the code I found in the back end for this page:

<?php get_header(); ?>

<div id="content">

<?php include(TEMPLATEPATH."/breadcrumb.php");?>

<div id="contentleft">

<div class="postarea">

<h1><?php _e("Not Found, Error 404", 'agentpress'); ?></h1>

<p><?php _e("The page you are looking for no longer exists. Perhaps you can return back to the site's", 'agentpress'); ?> <a href="<?php bloginfo('siteurl');?>"><?php _e("homepage", 'agentpress'); ?></av

Any ideas of why this might not be working?

#2 AbleReach


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Posted 22 December 2010 - 05:06 PM

From what I can see this is pretty standard WordPress.

Is the template's file name 404.php?

Have you worked with that server before?

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Posted 23 December 2010 - 04:04 AM

Some browsers (I know of Chrome and IE) show the default error page when the total page size is below some minimum (512 bytes -- http://en.wikipedia....tom_error_pages ). Could it be that your error page is that small? A quick way to check is to use a tool like web-sniffer.net, which shows the result code and the content returned.


#4 jonbey


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Posted 04 May 2011 - 07:21 AM

Funny, someone said the same thing here: http://discussion.dr...2.html#pid95332

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