[wp-hackers] wp-comments-post.php & file upload problem
cleavere at bellsouth.net
Mon Feb 25 22:11:26 GMT 2008
Okay, I did that. I got booted out of the admin panel when I did it,
and when I went to try to post a comment, the same thing happened
Otto wrote on 2/25/2008 2:36 PM:
> 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:
>> 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?
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