Opened 7 years ago

Closed 6 years ago

Last modified 5 years ago

#2254 closed defect (bug) (fixed)

Profile pages send a 404 header

Reported by: cameronjonesweb's profile cameronjonesweb Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Component: Support Forums Keywords:


If you view a user profile (such as mine) the page returns a 404 status even though the page is working fine.

Change History (8)

#1 @SergeyBiryukov
7 years ago

  • Component changed from Profiles to Support Forums

Hi @cameronjonesweb, welcome to Meta Trac! Thanks for the report, I was able to confirm the issue:

cache-control: no-cache, must-revalidate, max-age=0
content-encoding: gzip
content-type: text/html; charset=utf-8
date: Sat, 19 Nov 2016 13:00:21 GMT
expires: Wed, 11 Jan 1984 05:00:00 GMT
link: <>; rel=""
server: nginx
status: 404

#2 @SergeyBiryukov
7 years ago

Could not reproduce on a standalone bbPress install though, appears to be specific to

#3 @SergeyBiryukov
7 years ago

@ocean90: The 404 code appears to be sent by the server or some dotorg-specific code (can't reproduce it locally), is it something you can take a look at?

#4 @netweb
7 years ago

Related: #bb3047
Previously: #bb1478

#5 @ocean90
7 years ago

@SergeyBiryukov See the linked tickets from @netweb. WP:handle_404() is kicking in. bbPress should probably make use of

This ticket was mentioned in Slack in #forums by clorith. View the logs.

6 years ago

#7 @Clorith
6 years ago

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from new to closed

This has been solved in bbPress, and once 2.6 is released and then deployed to, will be sorted here as well.

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