One of the first things you should try, is to rebuild permalinks in your backend, as that could fi many things with your “pages” links. Outside of that, and hopefully successfully completing the upgrade script, is all I can suggest until suppoprt gets back to you.
Well, if you don’t have a vaild/functioning “.old” directory to revert your site to it’s condition before the borked upgrade, and absent any response from DH support, the only other things I could suggest are:
Export your existing data from the database (assuming that the upgrade.php script did successfully run) and then re-install WP 2.1.2 from “scratch” and re-import the database. This should solve any “partially updated” code issues that may have been involved in the “one-click” upgrade.
Investigate returning your site to its “pre-upgrade” condition via the .snapshots directories and “recovering” your database from a time before you ran the upgrade script, then trying the upgrade again (I would do it manually, myself). You might want to see if support can make a “pre-updated” copy of your database available to you.
I’d also like to know what, if anything, you have heard from support regarding this.
Looking at your site, I am still getting 404’s for the “more” (sitemap page) and WAN list, and “Contacts” shows the blog index (I’m guessing that is the only one you have actually tried to “rebuild”).
My suspicion is that the problem is .htaccess related. Do you have a copy of your “old” (working) .htaccess that you can compare to your current .htaccess files? Additionally, the interaction between permalinks and .htaccess is ususally the culprit in such situations.
This is not my area of expertise with WordPress, so I’m at a bit of a loss to know what to suggest next other than that.
You might find more useful help on your particular issue at wordpress.org (in the forums and the codex), for example, this thread and others seem to be related to your problem.
I would, since the re-install, again update my permalinks, and inspect the .htaccess file for potential issues - and then explore the WordPress support forums a bit for some more insight if that doesn’t work.
Another think I would do is to create and entirely new “page”, as a test, and see if the problem exhibits itself there also.
I agree that is not a very helpful response, and (assuming that you accurately described the problem) would make me think the support person either did not carefully read my description of the issue or did not actually “test” the site. I’ would respond back to that support ticket with additional information - I think you deserve a beter answer than that one.
–Good luck, and make sure and let us know what you find the problem to be.
you’re guessing right, the contact-page is the one i have tried to rebuild. I have deleted the previously created copy and gone into the database and set post_type from ‘post’ to ‘page’. Yet as you see the content of the page still doesn’t show up.
I doubt that it has to do with .htaccess as it hasn’t been changed during upgrade, and neither has the permalink structure. I have double-checked. I also pressed “update permalink structure”, no help.
I think my database got messed up during upgrade. I have asked support for a pre-upgrade-copy.