I download a live site and installed it in localhost. I am using windows and xampp. I can see home page but if I click on a category page then Magento showing "Object not found!" .
Can anyone say where is the problem ??
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To make products appear on the site, the first step is to make sure such a product is available through a category. But there are more things to think about. The product status can be set to "Enabled" or "Disabled". The product can also be made visible through the "Catalog", or only through "Search", or both - but it can also be made invisible, which means that though the product is enabled it's not appearing anywhere on the site.
Because a single product could appear not only in the catalog (meaning: product categories) but also through search, you also need to determine if a product is part of a specific store anyway. This is done through the tab "Websites".
In a glance To give you a quick overview, a products appearance in the shop depends on the following settings:
General > Status General > Visibility Categories Websites
Solution to get the categories on front end :
You have asked for I can see home page but if I click on a category page then Magento showing "Object not found!" Right...?
Okay, for this, by based on my knowledge, You can achieve this in two ways. They are.
First You need to login to your admin panel of magento.
After that follow:
You can use this
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