WP Maintenance disaster
404 Page Not Found
A ‘404 Page Not Found’ error is something website visitors see when they check out a post or page on your website that can not be discovered. This is primarily caused by permalink problems in WP, or if the .htaccess file got deleted, or if something failed with the rewrite rules.
This is how it looks:
1 – WP Maintenance disaster – 404 Page Not Found – reconfigure permalink settings:
To fix this, the website owner needs to reconfigure its permalink settings. This is done by going to Settings > Permalinks and clicking Save Changes (even without any changes). Doing so will update permalink settings and flush rewrite rules. This repair normally resolves this common WP issue most of the time.