[wp-hackers] Bug with is_404() in WP 3.0.4?

Andrew Nacin wp at andrewnacin.com
Tue Jan 4 07:51:53 UTC 2011

On Tue, Jan 4, 2011 at 2:38 AM, Frank Helmschrott <fhelmschrott at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi,
> i'm trying to get my 404 pages handled smart and get them redirected
> to the post possibly still existing after a permalink change. I've
> tried 'change permalink helper' from Frank Bültge which already worked
> and i've also tried 'Smart 404' plugin.
> Both of the don't work in two blogs i've tested (also on a completely
> naked one). Both work with the is_404() function to hook into
> wordpress and query the database for posts. Both already worked with
> at least 3.0.1 - is there any significant change in 3.0.4 you guys
> know of and that could break this up?
> I've got tons of traffic on error pages now.

If your code worked on 3.0.1 there's really no question that it should have
worked on 3.0.4. You probably have something else going on there.

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