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October 16, 2012 at 11:34 am #17099
I’ve got to the point where I’d like to add a second page on my front page for more portfolio items. I thought i’d sorted this by selecting Pagination to yes as below my portfolio items a link saying “page 2” is now there but when I click on it it just refreshes the page instead of showing me the remaining portfolio items in my portfolio…
Anybody any clues as to how i’ve done something wrong here? I’m sure its prob an easy fix but I simply cannot figure it out, and after a while pulling my hair out I thought i’d ask for help!!
Hope someone can assist, my website is at : http://www.exile-design.com
Thanks a lot
DarrenOctober 17, 2012 at 8:04 am #94191
This sounds like a permalink issue. Go to Settings > Permalinks and check your slug/permalink rules (i.e. the structure %category%/%postname%/ is a good choice). Afterwards hit the save button one or two times and reload/refresh the option page. This will force wp to rewrite the permalink rules.October 17, 2012 at 9:02 am #94192
I changed the permalink settings like you suggested, but now instead of the page refreshing like before it displays an ‘Error 404’
Any ideas on this next step??
DarrenOctober 17, 2012 at 9:15 am #94193
This is the new page I am getting now after the permalink change… Not sure why?October 17, 2012 at 3:08 pm #94194
Update: While trying to solve the issue with pagination I ran into multiple error 404 for each separate page, and nothing I could do would get the separate page system to work on the frontage.
After adding the permalink change above the frontpage now just refreshes the page without displaying the remaining portfolio posts on the front page.
What am I missing?
Hope someone has a moment to help me out here
DarrenOctober 17, 2012 at 9:09 pm #94195
First try setting your permalink structure to default and then save. Test out your pages and see if you get the basic functionality.
Then try going through the basic wordpress troubleshooting for permalinks here: http://codex.wordpress.org/Using_Permalinks#Fixing_Permalink_Problems
Permalinks can often be a tricky issue depending on the server setup but many hosts are familiar with wordpress and permalinks these days so even just talking to your hosting provider may help.
Additionally, try disabling any active plugins you have running while trying to fix the permalink issues so that there isn’t any outside interference possible.
DevinOctober 18, 2012 at 8:36 am #94196
Thanks for your reply. I’ve worked my way through the troubleshooting and everything seems to be fine with all the points there.
I also tried restoring the permalinks to default, and that had no effect.
Finally I tried disabling the plugins I have and testing it again and again no luck!
Are there any settings in the theme options / template builder sections that I should or shouldn’t have activated. Or is there anything in those parts that would cause a second page of portfolio items not show up?
I’m just guessing now!
Thanks again for your help, hopefully theres something simple being missed here…
DarrenOctober 18, 2012 at 9:01 am #94197
I’m suffering with the same problem and none of these tips helped so far. I get a 404 after clicking page 2 or 3..
I think this problem might have appeared since last week, after updating WordPress to the latest version (3.4.2).
The website is http://www.emmaskastjes.nl (portfolio on front page).
Please help us to sort this out.
Thanks!October 18, 2012 at 9:07 am #94198
I thought it was just me with this problem!
Have you made any changes to any of the theme builder sections or options of the theme in wordpress?
Its really the only thing I can think of that i’ve changed since noticing this problem, but having not had separate pages before now I didn’t know if it was something I had done or like you mention a problem since the wordpress update….
DarrenOctober 19, 2012 at 6:32 am #94199
Try to set the portfolio page as static front page – go to Settings > Reading and select the portfolio page as the static front page.
PeterOctober 19, 2012 at 6:52 am #94200
My portfolio / front page is ready set as a static page. I’ve not changed that setting since I installed the theme…
Any other ideas?! :)
Thank you for trying!
DarrenOctober 19, 2012 at 10:10 am #94201
No, it just seemed to appear one day, without any changes to the site. It might have been caused after updating WordPress, but me nor the client didn’t change anything to the website or the theme builder.
Dude, that didn’t help either. I’m pretty sure that cannot be the issue, since it worked before and I changed nothing but a WP update. Could you guys please check if something is changed within WP, which caused this conflict?October 19, 2012 at 10:24 am #94202
I just did a quick test. I re installed wordpress and the theme in a new temporary directory, and re created a couple of pages in the portfolio part.
The pagination worked fine in this when when my reading settings were ‘Front page displays latest posts’ But when I changed this to ‘Static page’ the pagination stopped working.
So I copied every setting in my test install over to my actual website hoping that would correct anything wrong but still it didn’t work!October 20, 2012 at 10:47 pm #94203
If you actually choose the portfolio (or whichever page that has a portfolio) as the frontpage in the Settings > Reading, then the pagination won’t work. If you select “Front page displays latest posts” it will work. I talked about this issue in this post (http://www.kriesi.at/support/topic/ (Purchase code hidden if logged out) -working-in-the-frontage), since I need to select the portfolio as the frontpage (either way you will see the portfolio as the frontpage, but this way WordPress knows it “officially” and there won’t be any problems with other plugins, such as WPML) but I didn’t really get a solution.October 20, 2012 at 11:29 pm #94204
@darrennewbery You are using version 1.22 of the theme., Please update to 1.4 . If you made modifications to your template files. you can use winmerge.org to directly compare an unmodified version 1.22 to yours and see all your modifications on a character by character basis scanning the entire theme folder at once and comparing.
@tjeerd Please update as well as you are using version 1.11 of the theme while 1.4 is out . If you made modifications to your template files. you can use winmerge.org to directly compare an unmodified version 1.22 to yours and see all your modifications on a character by character basis scanning the entire theme folder at once and comparing.
After updating would you both please install this plugin http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/wp-paginate/ It allows control over total number of posts/portfolio items etc.. on first page and then a separate value for all additional pages in pagination.
@tjeerd – i see 12 items on your portfolio’s first page. Could you lower it to 4, and see if pagination starts working. If it does start increasing until you run into failure. If you get positive result please let us know what the cut off point for number of portfolio items on a page is before pagination breaks.
There are two theories as to why this is happening , so we will examine the easier one first outlined here, even though it deals with categories, the concept is the same. ( http://wordpress.org/support/topic/ (Purchase code hidden if logged out) -404-on-category-pagination )
NickOctober 23, 2012 at 4:19 pm #94205
Thanks a lot! Updating the theme did work. Problem was, the programmer I worked with bought the theme, so I did not see the updates in my downloads on Themeforest. Bought it (since I don’t work with this programmer anymore) and updated the theme. With success!
The modifications were all done in the Angular menu > styling, including the css mods. Works perfect. Thanks again!October 23, 2012 at 4:24 pm #94206
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