Hi Jamie, nearing suicide!
I cant shift the
“Error 404 – Page not found!
The page you are trying to reach does not exist, or has been moved. Please use the menus or the search box to find what you are looking for.”
when the site comes up, the menus and everything else works.
The Hosting experts have run out of ideas and I’ve trawled the WordPress Forums and tried each guru incantation.
That fixed the permalink problem after changing its prettiness.
Then going into Settings/Reading and selecting my first menu item (Welcome Page) as the First Page; that starts the site on the right page. I also republished all the pages.
I got the .htaccess code from a guy in the USA
There is hope! (after 4 days of carpet chewing.
PS I used the “WordPress Database Backup” by Austin Matzko to do the DB backup, easy to use and it can email you the backup, magic!