Can’t change a page’s default template!?


Latest WordPress problem: it has decided to ignore page templates. If I go to edit a page, change the template under "Page Attributes" and click Update, it reverts back to "Default Template" each time. As such, my tags, archive and links pages are useless.

I have assignments to do so I can't waste time messing around trying to fix this, but letting you know its on my do to list. This may be another occasion where I have to bypass the web UI and fix it in phpMyAdmin.

In 2005 I decided to move to WordPress and I reaffirmed my decision in 2009 because I couldn't justify the time to port stuff over. I'm hoping I didn't bet on the wrong horse.

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