Enabling WordPress Localhost Permalink to Prevent 404 Not Found

If you have trouble to make permalink works on your localhost’s WordPress you can use these steps to make it works. But, you have to make sure that you are using Windows and Apache2.2 as your local server.

The Indication

When you point your browser to the address of your page or post that has custom permalink in it, say http://www.test.com/about/, it shows page Not Found “The requested URL /about/ was not found on this server” like this one. You may try the solution as follow.

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Useful Softwares for Windows 7 That You Should Install

This is just my note because sometimes I forgot what to install in my computer. So here is the list for it.

What about yours?

How to Create .htaccess File on Windows 7 Easily

Do you feel dumb when you don’t have any ideas about how to create your .htaccess file for apache2 URL rewriting purpose on Windows 7? I had been in your position too, I had felt dumb when I couldn’t create .htaccess file in a folder. Until I found the way to create it easily. So, what’s special?

  • You don’t have to open any notepad or another writing software
  • You don’t have to search for the “how to” on Google because it can be easily remembered, believe me.
  • You won’t get “You must type a file name!”

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How to Install Apache and PHP 5 on Ubuntu

I found this site when I search the way to install Apache as webserver and PHP5 on my Ubuntu 10.10.

sudo apt-get install apache2

sudo apt-get install php5

sudo apt-get install libapache2-mod-php5

sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 restart

One said that you don’t need to run sudo apt-get install libapache2-mod-php5 command because it is done with sudo apt-getinstall apache2.