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I would like to generate dynamic pages based on a third-party API. However, I'm not sure where in the WP loop to capture the request and generate the content. For example, if a user is requesting a page at

I would like to detect that they are requesting an event page by looking at the URL slug, then using the final piece, "june-2", to make a request to the third-party API and use the data to generate a page. Unfortunately, I can't figure out where to place it before a 404 is generated. I have tried the theme's index.php and page.php files. Would it better to do this with URL rewriting?

Any thoughts?

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This might be helpful - – Shazzad May 27 '14 at 22:09
Search this site for "Endpoint". – s_ha_dum May 28 '14 at 0:42
Sorry, neither of these really helped. The first link doesn't really account for theming or 404 errors, and the second comment is just vague. – Mark Jun 4 '14 at 23:40

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