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I created a custom post type Track and I want the posts url to be exactly like a normal post url. Now it adds an extra "track" in the url ex: www.site.com/track/title. I want www.site.com/title. How can I do that?

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You need to add a custom rewrite rule in functions.php:

function your_cpt_rewrite_rule() {
    add_rewrite_rule('(.*?)$', 'index.php?your_cpt=$matches[1]', 'top');
}
add_action('after_theme_setup', 'your_cpt_rewrite_rule');
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Your regex is wrong (no leading ^), and this is a terrible idea. You're going to prevent WordPress from matching any other things with this. In other words, this will probably 404 every page -- except for the rare instances where .*? actually matches a custom post type's slug. –  chrisguitarguy Jul 22 '13 at 3:11

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