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I'm creating a new website based on a theme using custom post type and WordPress 3.2.1.

The problem is that my content was previously using %postname% permalinks and all my SEO is build on this. Using CPT add a slug like :

I tried this rule in the register_post_type function but it doesn't work :

'rewrite' => array('slug' => false, 'with_front' => false)

I also read this but it's not good for me : Permalinks in Custom Post types

Any idea ?

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This is a tricky one, I had exactly the same problem but after a lot of debugging and troubleshooting I managed to fix it.

The trick is to add a new rewrite rule:

function book_rewrite_rule() {
    add_rewrite_rule( '(.*?)$', 'index.php?book=$matches[1]', 'top' );
add_action( 'after_theme_setup', 'book_rewrite_rule' );
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your sites down :( – BenRacicot Jun 15 '14 at 21:38

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