I need help with base pages for wordpress.

I am getting a civicrm system error:

CiviCRM relies upon a base page in WordPress, but it is not published.

On the setting page, there is the text:

By default, CiviCRM will generate front-facing pages using the home page at https://idahonativeplants.org/ as its base. If you want to use a different template for CiviCRM pages, set the path here.

The base page is set to the default home page of the site. I do not understand why I get this error, the page most definitely is published.

Wordpress Version 5.5.1 CiviCRM 5.29.1


That message is misleading and we'll need to fix that. Using the home page as the base page just won't work. A WP Page needs to be created and set as the base page.

There should be (depending on your version) a System Alert that reads:

CiviCRM relies upon a base page in WordPress at http://example.org/, but it is missing. The default is https://example.org/civicrm, which does exist on this site. You can set the correct base page in the WordPress integration settings.

CiviCRM needs a WP page set as the basepage. This should be set in wp-admin/admin.php?page=CiviCRM&q=civicrm/admin/setting/uf&reset=1 New installs create 'civicrm' as a WP Page and set that as the basepage.

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