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Re: Links not working. all show homepage. Permalinks are set but will not work?



I believe the problem is solved!

There must be a minor bug in the new version that I believe is hard to trace on production environment.

As many others I started with brand new WP (2.9.2) installation + new BP ( on hosted environment. As many others I have encountered problem with permalinks. Tracing down the issue I have relized that the mint installation provides some strange permalink like “/members//messages/sentbox/” with double slashes in it. Newly (generated) user accounts were just fine “/members/user_name/messages/sentbox/”. I have realised that default “admin” user has an empty “nickname” in the WP mint installation (@ standard WP user profile).

BP uses the EMPTY NICKNAME to generate the PERMALINK and thus it is malfunctioned.

Solution is simple. Go for the Admin user account (inside the WP/WPMU) and check the nickname. Once having the proper nickname your BP site should work just fine.

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