[Techtalk] weird wordpress error: 404 on % in permalinks -- fixed

Carla Schroder carla at bratgrrl.com
Sat Oct 20 19:58:35 UTC 2012

On Sat, 20 Oct 2012 09:29:05 +0100
James Sutherland <james at deadnode.org> wrote:

> The 400s on "invalid-looking" % sequences makes me wonder if there
> might be some kind of security module trying to interpret data, and
> choking on "invalid" sequences which would work fine if Wordpress got
> them? Is there any module like that loaded?

I've spent so much time on this I'm not exactly sure what worked-- but
it is corrected, and I'm 95% sure it was a mod_security tweak. When I
have recovered from the trauma I will find out for sure. :)


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