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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Problem with add_rewrite_rule and pagination (paged and page query_vars)

I have a custom taxonomy named location and I want to add sections like 'news' and 'marketplace' for each term, so my url looks like /location/montreal/news/ It works perfectly until I try to add ...
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add_rewrite_rule() vs $wp_rewrite->rules vs 'rewrite_rules_array'?

I've written Rewrite rules for my custom post types. they work well except that WP doesn't update the url in the User Agent when the redirect_url doesn't match the requested_url. everything else ...
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add_rewrite_rule not loading correct page nor getting variables

I've trying to get a showreel title and video id into an URL that can then be accessed by the page. i have the two in the same URL and it either doesn't work or only one comes in. Currently the page ...
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Custom Rewrite Rules Not Sticking

I've written some custom rewrite rules for a special feature on http://www.pewhispanic.org/states/. States is a page with a custom page template, page-states.php. The logic for returning the right ...
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rewrite_rule() not preserving the query string

We have added a custom rewrite_rule to our site to allow for a pretty inbound link to be parsed and handled properly. Links are constructed as domain.com/meetings/faculty/someIDnumber add_action( ...
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add_rewrite_rule and attachment_id

Im trying to add a rewrite rule to make this mysite/?attachment_id=106 view like this mysite/series/106 Ive looked evetywhere in this site and others and its very confuse because there are lots of ...
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Adding meta values to permalink

I have publications and I want to simply add year and month to the permalink. Currently the year and month of publication is added to the post as a meta value. I've set up publications as a custom ...
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Why does wordpress still strip my query var?

Im trying to pass a query var to a custom page template with pretty permalinks. So basically i have a page called "albums". And i want to pass a query var to that page called "type". So the ...
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Custom post type 404s with rewriting even after resetting permalinks

I created a custom post type, of which the (simplified) arguments are: register_post_type( 'Event', 'public' => true, 'rewrite' => array( 'slug' => 'eventy'), 'has_archive' ...
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add_query_vars and add_rewrite_rules

I am looking for some clarity on what add_rewrite_rules does. If I type in, or submit variables from a form, is it supposed to change the query variables to the pretty url? Currently when I type in ...
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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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Custom rewrite rule is not picked by Wordpress

I am trying to create a custom Rewrite URL something like function add_my_rule() { global $wp; $wp->add_query_var('state'); $wp->add_query_var('state_destination'); ...
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Rewrite Rules for Multiple (more than 2) Taxonomies

I am using woocommerce and have some 'product attributes' which are just a taxonomies. I have the following taxonomies: pa_color pa_material pa_style the pa_ stands for product attribute and it ...
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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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How to change the matches in add_rewrite_rule

One of the examples using add_rewrite_rule function in wordpress is add_rewrite_rule('^nutrition/([^/]*)/([^/]*)/?','index.php?page_id=12&food=$matches[1]&variety=$matches[2]','top'); I can ...
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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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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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Rewrite numeric ID parameter for hierarchical custom post type

I've been banging my head against a wall on this one for a while but I'm not quite sure from all the tutorials I read how to see why this isn't doing what I expect. I have a page called ...
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Pagination problem

I have two custom rewrite rules: add_rewrite_rule('foo/bar/?', 'index.php?post_type=foo', 'top'); add_rewrite_rule('foo/bar/([a-z]+)/?', 'index.php?post_type=foo&bar=$matches[1]', 'top'); Which ...
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Does WP Have a Function To Generate .htaccess RewriteCond?

I know that I can edit .htaccess manually and add a RewriteCond statement inside, but I need to build a plugin that does this the proper way by using WP rewrites which then get pushed into .htaccess ...
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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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Rewrite custom post type url's adding meta box values

I've got these custom post types (CPT) and meta boxes: Movies (CPT) Genre (Meta box) Genres (CPT) If one movie is called Die hard then I want the permalink to be: /genres/action/die-hard This ...
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Make Two Views of Post Type Archive At Two URLs

Updates 6 Feb 14 to make more specific as requested in comments. I have a post type, we'll call it "Projects", with the slug "projects" for which I'd like to offer two views: list view (default) ...
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Custom rewrite rule for backend/admin?

I would like to create a custom rewrite rule that will take the URL: http://domain/submit-project/add but display http://domain/wp/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=project Is there any way to do ...
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Remove rewrite rules generated by plugin during deactivation‎

I have a simple plugin like the following add_action('generate_rewrite_rules', function ($wp_rewrite) { $wp_rewrite->rules = xxx + $wp_rewrite->rules; }); if (is_admin()) { ...
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Fatal error: Call to a member function add_rewrite_tag() on a non-object in /wp-includes/taxonomy.php on line 333

I get this error while trying to load wordpress in a smarty template. But when I visit wordpress I dont get that error any where. the code I use to load wordpress is : {php}include ...
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custom template rewrite

I have a page called my-todo-list and is using a custom page template. The page is accessible via this type of URL : http://domain.com/my-todo-list/ Now I need to paginate it, and I want to look ...
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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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72 views

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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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

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() function. Traditionally I've seen ...
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273 views

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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224 views

Multiple Permalinks for Same Post

I'd like to be able to have multiple permalinks for the same underlying post (for i18n reasons) - eg http://www.example.com/my-custom-post-type/this-is-a-cool-article ...
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How to set up Author archives with sub category URL

So i have a site where i have used the authors.php page so that i can display individual user's profile pages.. the url then looks something like: http://mydomain.com/author/test/ What i would like ...
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Adding paged query to custom URL rewrite

I have set up the following to create 'pretty' post type and category permalinks: function kdev_add_category_rules() { $post_types = array( 'kdev_photos', 'kdev_videos', ...
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Monkey Man Rewrite Analyzer says my rule will trigger but it doesn't [closed]

I installed Monkey Man Rewrite Analyzer, i got a rule installed, it shows in the list, if i test it with monkey man it says it will fire but it doesn't in reality, whats wrong? add_action('init', ...
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Re-write specific custom post type category URL to go to another page

I know this general question has been asked before (like here and here), but the problem is with my limited experience, I cannot get the results I need looking at other people's code. So here's my ...
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resolve /author/ to a page or archive (of all authors) template

I know how to query the users and create a list of authors and can accomplish this in a page template, much like is described here: Authors Page : A page of authors my question is then.... is there ...
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622 views

Optimal code for two add_rewrite_rule's

I have two custom rewrite rules; after reading allot of great posts here I found a way to make them work. The question is this: Is there a way to merge this code? I'm not sure that the way I wrote it ...
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Rewrite ugly URL to clean URL

Im trying to go from: http://www.example.com/product?level1=value1&level2=value2&level3=value3&level4=value4 To: http://www.example.com/product/value1/value2/value3/value4 Sometimes ...
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How To Consistently Enforce Rewrite Rule in Plugin Development

Let's say I create a customer support plugin that hijacks the /support part of the URL and redirects it to an MVC framework in my app folder of my plugin folder, like so: RewriteRule ^support(.*)$ ...
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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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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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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 a permastruct possible on pages?

Since a couple of weeks I'm trying to create my own rewritings on pages. I read a lot about rewriting with posts and custom post-types. BUT: I have pages that I call with variables. How is it ...
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Get url.com/post_type/taxonomy/term work!

I'm having trouble get what I want by mixing custom post types and taxonomy. I want to run this: www.url.com/post_type/taxonomy/term In my case this: www.url.com/dossier/theme/sante (sante is a term ...
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URL Rewrite and add_query_var not working

I know there are several topics about URL rewriting in Wordpress but none of the topics I found helped me. I want to rewrite the URL profile/?person=abc (which works fine, but isn't pretty) to ...
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How to pass url as a parameter in a add_rewrite_rule

I am building a plugin which relies on passing the url as a GET parameter. Now, I am trying to prettify the links by using rewrite rules but am stuck. What I have now: function ...
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Wordpress Rewrites - How can I pass a variable to Custom Post Type?

I'm looking for a wordpress rewrite that will let me pass a query var. I have a custom post type that produces urls like this: example.com/custom-post-slug/custom-post-title/ my goal is to have ...