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Opened 8 years ago

Closed 6 years ago

Last modified 6 years ago

#20008 closed defect (bug) (duplicate)

Search Results Paging Doesn't Work on Lighttp 404 Handler

Reported by: anniyan07 Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Severity: major Version: 3.3.1
Component: General Keywords:
Focuses: Cc:
PR Number:

Description (last modified by SergeyBiryukov)

Quote from #11723

I'm running Wordpress on lighttpd, using server.error-handler-404 = "index.php", all the pretty permalinks work perfectly. However, when doing a search, i only get the first results page, that is mysite.com/?s=query works but mysite.com/page/2/?s=query doesn't (i get shown the home page saying it's on page two of it). Paging on categories, archives and tags works as expected too.

I believe this is a Wordpress error, as the variables are being correctly passed to the script. Strangely mysite.com/index.php/page/2/?s=query or mysite.com/?s=query&page=2 works as expected, i have tried exploring the code but i don't really know about the internals of the wordpress core.

I tried the solution but not working for me.

function wp_fix_lighttpd() { //checks if URI has parameter and sets globals
	if (isset($_GET) && isset($_SERVER['QUERY_STRING'])) return;
	$donga = explode('?', $_SERVER['REQUEST_URI'], 2);
	if (count($donga) > 1) { 
		$_SERVER['QUERY_STRING'] = $donga[1];
		parse_str($donga[1], $_GET);
		$_REQUEST = array_merge( (array)$_GET, (array)$_REQUEST);

I hope anyone can help me fix this. Thanks.

Change History (4)

#1 @anniyan07
8 years ago

  • Cc anniyan07 added

#2 @dd32
8 years ago

This isn't limited to Lighttpd I don't believe, or at least, I've reproduced it on Nginx

You'll find that the proper rewrite rule for paged search links will work: http://dd32.id.au/search/wordpress/page/2/

WP_Query appears to be ignoring the search param given the "front page" query of /page/2

#3 @c3mdigital
6 years ago

  • Keywords search pages 404 lighttpd removed
  • Resolution set to duplicate
  • Status changed from new to closed

Closing as duplicate of #10458 See #11723 for additional info.

#4 @SergeyBiryukov
6 years ago

  • Description modified (diff)
  • Milestone Awaiting Review deleted
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