Specific URL has 403 Forbidden status code


I’m debugging a Belgian WP website: slotenmakerbelgie.com. The problem is that I get a forbidden status on a specific URL: slotenmakerbelgie.com/error/ (with and without trailing slash at the end)

I really don’t understand what’s going on. I already have checked the following:

  • Temporary deleted .htaccess
  • Temporary deactivated all plugins
  • Checked empty folders
  • Checked and deleted wp_old_slug_redirect
  • Redirections
  • WordPress settings / files / did an integrity scan (no WP files are modified and uploaded a fresh WP install)

I’m really getting frustrated what the problem could be. My .htaccess file has just the default WP stuff:

# BEGIN WordPress
<IfModule mod_rewrite.c>
RewriteEngine On
RewriteBase /
RewriteRule ^index.php$ - [L]
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d
RewriteRule . /index.php [L]
# END WordPress

And to clarify

This shouldn’t be happening. It’s not default behavior. I’m maintaining similar websites. These websites all have a custom 404 page with a WP plugin called 404page

There is no error folder! The rest of the website works, it’s only this specific URL. I already did this: https://www.wpbeginner.com/wp-tutorials/how-to-fix-the-403-forbidden-error-in-wordpress/

I have also deactivated and deleted the SuperPWA plugin. It’s still a problem, therefore I can conclude this has nothing to do with a service worker, because currently there is none.

, , Remzi Cavdar 5 months 0 Answers 58 views 0

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