I have my wordpress website the homepage opens fine rest all doesnt..

  • Posted June 17, 2014

Homepage opens up rest all page give this error

Apache/2.4.6 (Ubuntu) Server at Port 80

Using Ubuntu 13.10 x64


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Hello there,

You’ll need a .htaccess file in order to serve the inner pages of the website.

The .htaccess is a distributed configuration file and is how Apache handles configuration changes on a per-directory basis.

WordPress uses this file to manipulate how Apache serves files from its root directory, and subdirectories thereof. Most notably, WP modifies this file to be able to handle pretty permalinks.

This page may be used to restore a corrupted .htaccess file (e.g. a misbehaving plugin).

Basic WP

  1. # BEGIN WordPress
  2. RewriteEngine On
  3. RewriteRule .* - [E=HTTP_AUTHORIZATION:%{HTTP:Authorization}]
  4. RewriteBase /
  5. RewriteRule ^index\.php$ - [L]
  6. RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f
  7. RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d
  8. RewriteRule . /index.php [L]
  9. # END WordPress

You can find more information here:

Hope that this helps!


Is this the one-click Wordpress app? If so, check out this tutorial for all the information:

The credentials are show in the console when you first log in: <pre> Your /wp-admin is protected by Apache using .htaccess credentials: User: admin Pass: XXXXXXXX </pre> The tutorial has an explanation of how to disable it.

I am a newbie to VPS so will need a STEP BY STEP Guide to this kindly bear with me.

Actually before this someone else had set it up. Now tell me how can I access .htaccess and what to configure in it?