404 after uploading WordPress site

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One thing that seems like a mystery with WordPress – depending on how you upload your local WordPress site to your remote / live server, every page other than the home page seems to result in a 404. I have no idea why this happens, but the fix below always seems to work for me.

Login to the admin panel of the live site, the go to: Settings / Permalinks, and simply click the “Save Changes” button. If you refresh your 404 page now, it should display correctly.

404 error after uploading WordPress site

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