Custom Permalinks Return 404 Errors
If you are getting 404 error when accessing pages, please see the information below.
I just setup my WordPress installation and my awesome new Avada theme. I went into WP Admin > Settings > Permalinks and selected something other than the default option. But now when I try and navigate to a page, it just returns a generic “404 Error – Page not found” message. What gives?
Firstly, this is not a theme issue. The problem involves your core WordPress installation, or your web server configuration. That said, there a few things that can cause this to happen:
There are several solutions to this issue. Please see the bulleted list below.