login loop

On the main domain, I cannot select the "customize" option on the themes tab (for any theme) without being served with a session time out login screen. When I log in, it just repeats.

I've tried entering from a url as well as the network admin and get the same results.

  • aecnu

    Greetings Conhost,

    Sorry to see that you are having an issue with your WordPress installation

    My educated guess is that it is an htaccess file issue or possibly permalinks.

    With that said check your htaccess file and see if it looks like this one:

    # BEGIN WordPress
    RewriteEngine On
    RewriteBase /
    RewriteRule ^index\.php$ - [L]
    
    # add a trailing slash to /wp-admin
    RewriteRule ^wp-admin$ wp-admin/ [R=301,L]
    
    RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} -f [OR]
    RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} -d
    RewriteRule ^ - [L]
    RewriteRule ^(wp-(content|admin|includes).*) $1 [L]
    RewriteRule ^(.*\.php)$ $1 [L]
    RewriteRule . index.php [L]
    
    # END WordPress

    If not then copy the htaccess file to your computer and make another with that coding instead.

    If it does currently match, please reset your permalinks to anything but default, preferably /%postname%/ and if already set to anything but NOT default and that is the way you want it simply click save changes and that will reset them.

    Let me know how it goes.

    Cheers, Joe

  • Conhost

    Here is the htaccess I was using....at first it wasn't working and I had to surf google for answers, found this

    <IfModule mod_security.c>
    <Files async-upload.php>
    SecFilterEngine Off
    SecFilterScanPOST Off
    </Files>
    </IfModule>
    
    # ALL OTHER CHANGES SHOULD GO HERE
    
    # BEGIN WORDPRESS
    <IfModule mod_rewrite.c>
    RewriteEngine On
    RewriteBase /
    
    #uploaded files
    RewriteRule ^(.*/)?files/$ index.php [L]
    RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} !.*wp-content/plugins.*
    RewriteRule ^(.*/)?files/(.*) wp-content/blogs.php?file=$2 [L]
    
    # add a trailing slash to /wp-admin
    RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} ^.*/wp-admin$
    RewriteRule ^(.+)$ $1/ [R=301,L]
    
    RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} -f [OR]
    RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} -d
    RewriteRule . - [L]
    RewriteRule  ^([_0-9a-zA-Z-]+/)?(wp-.*) $2 [L]
    RewriteRule  ^([_0-9a-zA-Z-]+/)?(.*\.php)$ $2 [L]
    RewriteRule . index.php [L]
    </IfModule>
    #END WORDPRESS
  • aecnu

    Greetings Conhost,

    We have not heard back from you as to the status of this issue.

    If you are still having an issue please let us know so that we may try to get you fixed up as soon as possible by choosing to check mark this ticket as unresolved below and posting any new errors or symptoms you are noticing.

    This action will also bring your ticket up front back in plain view again within the ticket system.

    Thank you for being a WPMU DEV Community Member!

    Cheers, Joe

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