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WordPress 3.0 & nginx - permalink, 404 problem

I've installed nginx, FastCGI and PHP on my server. WordPress 3.0 installed after a bit of a monster battle, but it's installed and working well.

However, when I change the permalink settings to anything other than default, I get 404 errors on every post, article and page.

I understand that this is something to do with nginx not supporting .htaccess and WordPress getting confused with where to go when a page is requsted.

I've tried a few rewrites in the nginx conf files and even the nginx compatibility plugin; neither have worked. With one rewrite I managed to stop the 404 errors, but instead of WordPress finding the post I was after I merely got my PHP confirmation page. Bah.

Forums are littered with people with similar issues. Does anyone have a solution?

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On your location / block,. I have finished the layout design (html & css), what should i do to convert it to a wordpress theme add this and remove any non-specific rewrite rules:. wordpress title link out
try_files $uri $uri/ /index.php; 
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If wordpress is on ananother directory besides the root, instead of having. wordpress category conditional on attachment page
if (!-e $request_filename) {     rewrite ^/wordpress/(.+)$ /wordpress/index.php?q=$1 last; } 
You must have:.
location /wordpress {     try_files $uri $uri/ /wordpress/index.php?$args; } 
This page has exactly the same concept. I should have read and tried it first: nginx rewrite rule under a subdirectory.


After enough pain:.
# if filename doesn't exist, take the request and pass to wordpress as a paramater          if (!-e $request_filename) {                 rewrite ^/wordpress/(.+)$ /wordpress/index.php?q=$1 last;          } 
If the requested file does not exist, pass it to index.php. It's a bit slow and I think I might try and not use a query, although it does work... :).


Have you tried the nginx Compatibility plugin?. Plus ElasticDog seems to provide a fairly concise article on receive ting WP working with nginx - which includes receive ting pretty permalinks to work.. Here's ananother article this seems to deal specifically with nginx rewrite rules for WordPress..


This was how I solved my permalinks in my wordpress blogs in dreamhost.. Inside the folder /home/ftpusername/nginx/example.com/ (if you don't have it, create it)
created the file nginx.conf with the following content.
location / {     index index.php index.html index.htm;     try_files $uri $uri/ /index.php?$args; } 
restarted the nginx
/etc/init.d/nginx reload. Some notes:
ftpusername and example.com MUST be changed according to your system.

That was it!
Good luck for u all..


this does not job if you are using location another than / like:. ~ .php$, what i meant to say this pretty link will job although your graphics will be all over the place. so what you need is exactly stated below.. http://www.pearlin.info.
  location ~ \.php$       {         try_files $uri $uri/ /index.php?$uri&$args;         fastcgi_split_path_info ^(.+\.php)(/.+)$;         fastcgi_pass;         fastcgi_index index.php;         fastcgi_param SCRIPT_FILENAME $document_root$fastcgi_script_name;         include fastcgi_params;     }    if (!-e $request_filename){     rewrite ^(.*)$ /index.php?url=$1 break;   } 


I did the following... in the folder /home/userrunningnginx/nginx/domain.com. I have:. default.conf (file).
include /home/neukbaarofnietps/nginx/neukbaarofniet.com/drop; 
drop (file).
# Rather than just denying .ht* in the config, why not deny # access to all .invisible files location ~ /\. { deny  all; access_log off; log_not_found off; } 
nginx.conf (file).
location / { index index.php index.html index.htm; try_files $uri $uri/ /index.php?$args; 
 ####################### # WP Super Cache  # if the requested file exists, return it immediately if (-f $request_filename) {   break; }  set $supercache_file ''; set $supercache_uri $request_uri;  if ($request_method = POST) {   set $supercache_uri ''; }  # Using pretty permalinks, so bypass the cache for any query string if ($query_string) { set $supercache_uri ''; }  if ($http_cookie ~* "comment_author_|wordpress|wp-postpass_" ) { set $supercache_uri ''; }  # if i haven't bypassed the cache, specify our supercache file if ($supercache_uri ~ ^(.+)$) { set $supercache_file /wp-content/cache/supercache/$http_host$1/index.html; }  # only rewrite to the supercache file if it actually exists if (-f $document_root$supercache_file) { rewrite ^(.*)$ $supercache_file break; }  # all another requests go to Wordpress if (!-e $request_filename) { rewrite ^.*$ /index.php last; } 


Adding this block to your nginx.conf should solve the issue:.
     if (!-e $request_filename) {             rewrite ^/wordpress_dir/(.+)$ /wordpress_dir/index.php?q=$1 last;      } 
Hope this helps.. Good luck..

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