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I registered custom post type by register_post_type('new_post',$args); So new post url looks like `http://myweb.com/new_post/post_name

Can I change _later_ the part of url from new_post to something else?

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i know the answer to this question but with a 29% accept rate it would be pointless to help you Radek, go back and accept some of your older Question then i will answer your question. –  Xavier Apr 9 '11 at 14:24
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I guess I don't care about 'accept rate', just want to help out, Answer below: –  Drew Gourley Apr 9 '11 at 15:53
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It would help if you listed your $args array, but, the portion you are looking for is under 'rewrite'. Here's the way I like to build an $args array for registering a post type:

// set up the labels
    $labels = array(
        'name' => _x('Archived Jobs', 'post type general name'),
        'singular_name' => _x('Archived Job', 'post type singular name'),
        'add_new' => __('Add New'),
        'add_new_item' => __('Add New Job'),
        'edit_item' => __('Edit Job'),
        'new_item' => __('New Job'),
        'view_item' => __('View Job'),
        'search_items' => __('Search Jobs'),
        'not_found' =>  __('No Jobs found'),
        'not_found_in_trash' => __('No Jobs found in Trash'), 
        'parent_item_colon' => '',
        'menu_name' => 'Archives'
    );
//set up the rewrite rules
    $rewrite = array(
        'slug' => 'archives'
    );
//build the arguement array
    $args = array(
        'labels' => $labels,
        'public' => true,
        'publicly_queryable' => true,
        'show_ui' => true, 
        'show_in_menu' => true, 
        'query_var' => 'archives',
        'rewrite' => $rewrite,
        'capability_type' => 'post',
        'has_archive' => true, 
        'hierarchical' => false,
        'menu_position' => null,
        'supports' => array('title','editor','author','comments')
    ); 
    register_post_type('archive',$args);

The portion of this you are looking for is the $rewrite part, change the slug to whatever you want (url friendly of course, no weird characters or spaces). You may even wish to put slashes in there. In my example, a URL reads: www.website.com/archives/post_name/

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Don't get to visit the permalinks page to(else the post type rewrite rules aren't updated). –  t31os Apr 9 '11 at 16:30
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@t31os: Dont forget to visit the page, I assume? –  Jan Fabry Apr 9 '11 at 21:07
    
@Jan - Indeed... not spotted in time for a ninja edit though.. :( –  t31os Apr 10 '11 at 9:55
    
Remember that when you change the URL structure, the existing posts will use the new URLs too, and the old URLs will no longer work. If this is a problem you should add redirects from the old to the new URLs. –  Jan Fabry Apr 10 '11 at 10:42
    
@Drew, @t31os, @Jan what confuses me is if I can change the url structure after I create custom post type. If yes, how? And what I have do after that. –  Radek Apr 10 '11 at 11:17
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