Wordpress Odd Page URL

Posted on 2012-08-26
Last Modified: 2012-09-02
I inherited a WordPress site, and I need to make modifications to it. The Blog page is redirected to an odd URL:

I can't figure out why this is so, why I would want to leave it as is, or how to disable it.

Any ideas?

The previous designer was using the addin PageMash
Question by:Lev Seltzer
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    Expert Comment

    by:Jason C. Levine
    Check your .htaccess file for a redirection and also check for any other plugins that could be doing a redirect. Don't think PageMash is the issue unless it can do redirection too

    Author Comment

    by:Lev Seltzer
    I found an .htaccess in the root that contained the code below:
    # BEGIN WordPress
    <IfModule mod_rewrite.c>
    RewriteEngine On
    RewriteBase /
    RewriteRule ^index\.php$ - [L]
    RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f
    RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d
    RewriteRule . /index.php [L]
    # END WordPress

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    These are the plugins that are installed (not all are activated):
    Audio player
    Collapsing Pages
    Coming Soon Pages [Free]
    Dean's FCKEditor For Wordpress
    Get Post List With Thumbnails
    Recent Posts Slider
    Tell-a-Friend Widget Plugin
    Widget Context
    WordPress Database Backup
    WP Title 2

    What else could be the problem?
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    Accepted Solution

    There could be code in the page templates forcing the redirect.  Check index.php, page.php, etc.

    Author Closing Comment

    by:Lev Seltzer
    I am erasing the website and starting again.

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