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Well, I just finished trying to make my first ever post on PHP on this WordPress blog, and ran into an interesting problem. Something in my text was screwing up the process – I kept getting this error message when I tried to edit, view, or publish:
Fortunately google came to my rescue. It seems that this often happens with WordPress – and perhaps most often when people are using certain terms in their posts. I’m not sure exactly what went wrong – but I found a solution at online-it-support.co.uk:
Forbidden. You don’t have permission to access /wp-admin/post.php on this server.
Additionally, a 404 Not Found error was encountered while trying to use an ErrorDocument to handle the request.
To resolve, add the below text to your .htaccess file:
At least some people have been unable to fix this themselves – in fact, most – and I was afraid I would have to tangle with the dreaded Support Ticket and/or a long-distance phone call to get it sorted out. To be fair, I have found Lunarpages very helpful in the past.
No way of telling if the same fix would have solved the problem in every case – I have no idea about the finer details of server administration. But thanks online-it-support..co.uk! You made my day!
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