Akeeba Backup for WordPress

#23588 index.php not found. after restore to new place

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Latest post by on Saturday, 28 November 2015 17:20 CST

IMPORTANT! Please remember to ZIP and attach your backup log file. Without it we are unlikely to be able to help you with backup issues. Thank you!
(->first of all the backup is not the problem, so i assume you don't need the log.)


i made a site for a clint on my server ( I made a backup to a dropbox folder (great function by the way!) and restore it to a subfolder of the clients host (
I can see the home page, i can login to the backend and do anything. Works great.
But for all the other pages of this wordpress site i get following message:
Not Found

The requested URL /index.php was not found on this server.

Additionally, a 404 Not Found error was encountered while trying to use an ErrorDocument to handle the request.

Apache/2.2.29 (Unix) mod_ssl/2.2.29 OpenSSL/1.0.1e-fips mod_bwlimited/1.4 Server at Port 80

Which is weird because the index.php is present.
Can i help me or at least give me a hint what went wrong?
Thanks in advance

Akeeba Staff
Hello Cedric,

could you please double check if the .htaccess file is present on the new site?

Davide Tampellini

Developer and Support Staff

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