[wp-hackers] wp-comments-post.php & file upload problem

Otto otto at ottodestruct.com
Mon Feb 25 20:36:44 GMT 2008

Why are you setting the WordPress address to
http://bamapachyderm.com/mccainblogs.com/ ? Try setting it to just
http://mccainblogs.com/ .

The only reason that the Blog Address and the WordPress address need
to ever be different is when the wordpress root and the actual
wp-includes and such are in different locations. If WordPress is
installed wholly in one directory, then both of those should be the

On Mon, Feb 25, 2008 at 11:50 AM, Beth Cleaver <cleavere at bellsouth.net> wrote:
> Hi,
>  Y'all are my last hope of figuring this problem out.
>  I have a blog (linked at the eom) on 2.3.3, and everything is fine with
>  it.  I got an add-on domain the other day and after a lot of
>  hair-pulling, I finally got WP installed on the same server account as
>  my regular blog (related wp forum thread here
>  <http://wordpress.org/support/topic/158528?replies=3>).  Yay, right?
>  Eh, not quite.
>  The add-on domain/blog URL is http://mccainblogs.com/ (don't heckle me
>  pls) and the location is /public_html/mccainblogs.com/(wordpress files);
>  in the options the wordpress address is set as
>  http://bamapachyderm.com/mccainblogs.com.  (That's just background
>  information, I guess.)
>  *
>  My problem*:  I can't comment on mccainblogs.com; I get the dreaded
>  blank screen stuck on wp-comments-post.php, no redirect to the original
>  post, and no comment gets posted.  I've seen this issue in the WP forums
>  and elsewhere around the internets, but I can't find a solution that
>  applies even closely enough to help me figure it out.  I'm not hosted on
>  Yahoo or IIS or any of those places, I'm hosted at Blogs-About (with
>  Lisa Sabin).  I *have* turned off all plugins and tried the default
>  theme, and the same thing happens with comments.  When I tried
>  commenting using IE, I saw that it's giving a 405 error. (!)
>  *The other problem:*  I also can't upload anything (images) from the
>  admin (post) panel.  It does nothing when I do it, and whatever I try to
>  upload shows up nowhere on the server.  I can work around that with ftp,
>  but obviously I'd rather not.
>  I'm SURE this is all because of the add-on domain, because everything
>  works fine on my regular blog and my "testing" blog
>  (bamapachyderm.com/testing/ - nothing special with that one).  I just
>  don't know what I'm missing!  My .htaccess file is very close to the one
>  on my regular blog (with obvious changes, like instead of
>  bamapachyderm.com I have mccainblogs.com where needed).  Is it possible
>  my .htaccess file should NOT say mccainblogs.com, but should instead
>  refer to the wordpress location address?
>  (bamapachyderm.com/mccainblogs.com/)  I do NOT want to have
>  bamapachyderm show up in the mccainblogs.com URL to visitors, but I
>  don't care what it looks like to me, if that matters.
>  My assumption is that there's something I need to change in the
>  .htaccess file, but I don't know what that change would be. I even
>  thought maybe it had something to do with the canonical url, but this is
>  a new blog and I haven't set up any kind of redirects (/www/no www/ or
>  whatever) for it, and I'd think if that were the problem, I'd have it on
>  my regular blog as well, which I don't.
>  What am I missing, besides sleep?
>  Thanks!
>  --
>  Beth
>  http://bamapachyderm.com
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