add_rewrite_rule() allows you to specify additional rewrite rules for WordPress. It is most commonly used in conjunction with add_rewrite_tag() (which allows WordPress to recognize custom post/get variables).

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generate_rewrite_rules (action) vs add_rewrite_rule (function): which one is preferred?

I see these two methods can be used to create new custom rewrite rule, so under what situation which one is preferred? I suppose they are doing the same thing? I can either use: add_action( ...
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add_rewrite_rule issues

i usually add rewrite rules for custom pages like this: add_rewrite_rule('^deal-purchase?','index.php?is_purchase_page=1&post_type=page','top'); However on a site im working on now, the above ...
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Prevent guessing slug

I have the following rewrite rule function add_rewrite_rules($rules) { $new_rules = array( 'buscador-latte/(.*)/?$' => 'index.php?page_id=866&search_parameters=$matches[1]', ); ...
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Rewrite rule for path of favicon.ico ( Add_rewrite_rule function possible ? )

Hi Wordpress developers ! I'm wondering, is it possible to make by PHP and power of Wordpress following: If user access http://localhost/favicon.ico, is it possible to make show user data from ...
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Wordpress internally rewrite rule challenge

Questions 1: I work on wordpress website for a client. But the client like to have a deep level url structure. The custom post type can be from level 1 to unlimited levels in the url structure. ...
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Rewrite URL to plugin file

I'm creating a plugin that handles courses from a 3rd party system, I've created a add_rewrite_rule() so the url /course/32567 rewrites to /wp-content/plugins/course-plugin/course-page.php?code=32567 ...
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What is wrong with my rewrite rule for a page URL with query parameters and short codes?

I'm new to WP programming and I am having trouble with what would be a simple problem in other environments. I created a page (cdl-manual) using the normal WP admin UI. Then I added some functions to ...
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Can someone explain the function of the third parameter of “add_rewrite_tag”

Can you please explain the third function parameter queryreplace of add_rewrite_tag. Explanation with code examples will be much appreciated. UPDATE i wrote this code below to make a page with slug ...
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add_rewrite_rule - working fine but broken for pagination

My setup is as follows: Taxonomy called 'region' Terms in this taxonomy like 'scotland' Various post types that use this single taxonomy I have achieved functioning pretty permalinks of the ...
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How can I set up a secondary permalink structure?

So I have a situation on a site where I need multiple permalink structures. Now, I already know what you're going to say because literally every Google and SX result I've looked through says the same ...
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Rewrite rule not passing variable

I have the following code in my functions.php file, and it simply will not work to return the value passed via the URL. This is the code below: function custom_url_source() { ...
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Custom pages with plugin

I'm developing some plugin where I would like to enable custom pages. In my case some custom page would contain a form like contact form (not literally). When user will fill out this form and send it, ...
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add_rewrite_rule on multisite doesn't work

I define a rewrite rule on an init hook like: add_rewrite_rule( 'foobar/(abc|def|ghi)/(.+)(/(\d.+))', 'index.php?my_action=$matches[1]&my_name=$matches[2]&my_version=$matches[4]', 'top'); ...
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different child theme for subdomain

I've got a site that I'm trying figure out how to apply different child themes to based on a subdomain. Applying the child themes shouldn't be difficult, it's more the .htaccess magic that I'm a bit ...
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I want to add one extra field to my URLs, I'm using Rewrite functions but it doesn't work

I think my question isn't in the right way, I just ask it. I want this routings for my wordpress site (for example in Custom PostType Archive page): example.com/VALUE => ...
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Permalinks, Rewrites, Get Variables, Oh My!

Ok, so I know it's a silly title, but it's exactly how I feel right now.. I've created some custom rewrites for WordPress and they work great, the only problem is that now I need to add pagination. ...
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Create custom permalinks to show Custom Post Type's relationship?

I'm creating a WordPress site that has 3 custom post types registered: course, chapter, and lesson. All of these post types are inter-connected and share a relationship using custom fields. For ...
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Custom post types and custom variables — add_rewrite_tag() not working

I have spent a whole day trying to resolve in issue. I'm trying to retrieve a custom varaible which is added by my plugin. I have tried testing the regex using the rewrite analyzer, which recognizes ...
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Set a Category As My Homepage using add_rewrite_rule

When someone visits the homepage of my wordpress site: http://www.mysite.com/wordpress/ I want them to see the contents of this page: http://www.mysite.com/wordpress/category/cars/ Attempt # 1: ...
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how to change some of the rules in the database

I need to add a rewrite rule for a WP page. I noticed that the rule is already part of the existing set, but apparently it is not correct. With the hope some internal mechanism would have replaced ...
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Rewrite for page with a possible unknown parent page

I am trying to add a wp rewrite for my plugin that allows users to include a shortcode on a page that will then display a calendar. This calendar then requires url params in order to navigate the ...
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rewrite rules social share links

Within the Ultimatum's theme childtheme.php I've added rewrite rules to the rewrite rules and it works perfectly fine. However, it does not work if the URL is shared in Facebook or Twitter. The ...
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add_rewrite_rule works only with one “directory”

This works (Wordpress redirects to the canonical URL of the post with the given slug): add_rewrite_rule('mydir/([^/]+)/?$', 'index.php?pagename=$matches[1]', 'top'); This is not working (404) ...
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Rewrite Rule for Post “Subpage”, with pagination

I would like to know if is possible to add a "subpage" to a post and in this "subpage" have paginated content, for example: I Have a Post Lorem Ipsum This post has Videos, Photos and Audios as ...
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add_rewrite_rule is not fired

I need to rewrite some urls: I have a page (id = 61), with slug anunciantes on wich I use a custom template to generate a wp_query to list a custom post_type. I need to be able to filter by two ...
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How to programatically create a simple HTML page using the permalink of a Wordpress post?

I want a create a simple HTML page (not Wordpress Page) programmatically by using the permalink structure of another already existing post. E.g. Already existing post is ...
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How do I add a add_rewrite_rule without it redirecting?

I have a custom post type called "locations". I have a location called "starbucks". I can view this by going to "/location/starbucks". I would like to add "coffee-shop" to the URL, so the path ...
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Pretty Permalink for Search Queries Not Working

As the title suggests I am trying to create pretty permalinks for search queries, but unfortunately I cant get them to work. I am trying to achieve the folllowing: ...
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URL Rewrite for CPT single posts

I'm struggling with Wordpress' rewrite function I have the following URL structure http://example.com/album/test-7/ 'album' is the slug for the CPT single page 'test-7' is the slug for the CPT ...
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How to add a Rewrite Rule / Category Structure

I'm currently trying to use add_rewrite_rule() to create a rewrite (duh!), for a custom taxonomy page. I've added the rewrite tag "sort" with the following code: ...
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add_rewrite_rule not registering on Multisite

I have a multisite install of WordPress. I have installed the plugin Monkeyman Rewrite Analyzer so I can see all the rules I have registered. The code below is how I am registering the rule: ...
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Call to a member function add_rule() on a non-object

I want the page mysite.com/product to be accessed with the URL mysite.com/product/productname instead of mysite.com/product?name=productname I am trying to achieve this with the code in the ...
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Custom URL scheme - paramters on custom post type

I have a custom post type set up as Event. Within this post type I have various bit's of content / custom meta which will be used on two or three different pages. I was wondering lets say I had my ...
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Rewrite rule is not working

I want a custom rewrite rule for my plugin. But for some reason it is not working. I tried flushing url, registered query var. But still it wont work and it gives output like this: ...
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Change the Permalink for wordpress attachment

My attachments are currently rewritten from http://localhost/?attachment_id=3 to http://localhost/images/image-title using @Bainternet's answer here. $new_rules['images/(\d*)$'] = ...
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Apache Fallback instead of add_rewrite_rule

My requirement is to do SEO Friendly URL for an existing site in Wordpress. For example, Current URL: http://test.com/test/?pid=19971 that is the page "test" is rendering the data from some custom ...
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Add specific word to default page permalink

Right now I am working on one of my client's project. Its all about amazon product display. My client wants me to change the permalinks of all posts, pages, serch results, archive pages, ...
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add_rewrite_endpoint() and Custom Post Type Archive

I've got a custom post type. Let's call it books. I'm adding a new rewrite endpoint called pages. I want the url /books/pages/2/ to work but I don't see any rewrite rules generated by WordPress for ...
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Getting add_rewrite_rule and add_rewrite_tag to work

I am new to using add_rewrite_rule and add_rewrite_tag. I am trying to get a very basic example to work, but nothing I do seems to make it work. I want to access this URL (this works when entering ...
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Custom rewrite_rules - only pass numbers and not alphabetic characters

I'm trying to add a rewrite rule to pass a var to a custom page template. For some weird reason it only excepts numbers in the variables, when I type in characters other then number it directs to ...
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Hooking “delete_option_rewrite_rules” for rewrite rule addition

See 2015.07.24 Update Bellow... I'm trying to find the most efficient way to ensure my word press "rewrite rules" are set correctly in the event that another plugin calls the flush_rules() ...
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Custom query_vars and parse_request on wp-admin

I've read this post http://wordpress.org/support/topic/query-vars-in-admin and although it's quite an old question, it suits me perfectly. I'm trying to accomplish what I already posted here: ...
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add_rewrite_rule query_var not being set

I have an unusual use of add_rewrite_rule (is there a usual use?) and I am getting some unexpected behavior. First here is my code: if(!empty($list_view_template)) add_rewrite_rule( ...
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Rewrite rule for admin-ajax.php

I went through a lot of posts and googled a lot, but still couldn't get this to work. I'm trying to create a rewrite rule for admin-ajax.php, to achieve the same results shown here: Adding ...
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add_rewrite_rule not working for me

I have the following rewrite tags defined: // ADD REWRITE TAG FOR 'VEHICLE MAKES' add_rewrite_tag('%make%','([^&]+)'); // ADD REWRITE TAG FOR 'BODY STYLES' ...
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Wordpress monthly archive links result in 404

When I use the archive widget in a sidebar, it creates the normal monthly post archive listing like the following: February 2014 January 2014 October 2013 and so on. Whenever I click on these ...
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Wordpress URL rewrite problem

blog.com/product/somename In the above URL - how do I tell Wordpress that 'product' is a variable and 'somename' is its value. Then how do I extract that value and use it inside a function I'll ...
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flush_rewrite_rules() cancels the effect of add_rewrite_rule()

As one of my plugin's features, I'm trying to define a custom url structure, like http://www.mysite.tld/foo/{action}. I'm using add_rewrite_rule() along with flush_rewrite_rules() on plugin ...
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WP Rewrite the last two parts of the URL

I have found quite a lot of post on the subject of WP rewrite but I can't find the right words to describe this problem. I'm trying to accomplish the following: ...
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Is it advisable to use `add_rewrite_rule()` to serve a custom page?

I have a page called "dynamic" that's not stored in the post table at all (not a post, page or custom post type of any sort); the reason being is all the data is completely dynamic based on $_GET ...