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My current site is with Wordpress in the folder /blog. My new Craft install is in a sibling folder /craft. When i try to load brianfeeney.us/craft/admin, i get the wordpress 404. Must be an .htaccess issue, right? Can't figure out or find the solution anywhere.

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  • You would typically access the craft admin control panel using brianfeeney.us/admin. Have you configured your index.php with the proper craft path? $craftPath = '../craft';? Might want to reread installation docs. And yes, could also be an htaccess issue. Sep 27 '14 at 16:39
  • Do you really mean a sibling folder? From the URL you're trying to load it looks like a sub-folder.
    – Brad Bell
    Sep 27 '14 at 18:29
  • the folders are within the same root folder, so I think you'd call them siblings. (?) They aren't nested.
    – brian
    Sep 29 '14 at 12:56
  • The craft install will eventually replace my current site (WP), but for now, I'm just trying to get it up and running before I do the redirect. The paths are correct (except I'm also getting the /index.php/ problem that this ('omitScriptNameInUrls' => true) is supposed to solve, but isn't.
    – brian
    Sep 29 '14 at 12:59
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Wordpress’ .htaccess file and Craft’s .htaccess file both use the same strategy: If the request is not pointing to a valid file or folder, rather than have Apache respond with a 404, re-route the request to index.php.

It sounds to me like you’ve got a .htaccess fie at your web root which is handling Wordpress’ index.php redirect, and that is taking precedence over Craft’s for whatever reason.

Since your Wordpress install lives within /blog/, you should move that Wordpress .htaccess file to /blog/.htaccess, so it’s only affecting blog/* requests. (You’ll also need to tweak it a bit; post the file’s contents if you need help with that.) Or another option is you could add this condition it, before the RewriteRule line:

RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} ^/blog [NC]

Likewise, Craft’s .htaccess file should live at /craft/.htaccess (no modification will be necessary as the one Craft ships with already accounts for the possibility that it’s within a subfolder), or a similar RewriteCond line could be added to it if you really want to keep all your redirects in one place at /.htaccess.

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