The mod_rewrite module uses a rule-based rewriting engine, based on a PCRE regular-expression parser, to rewrite requested URLs on the fly. By default, mod_rewrite maps a URL to a filesystem path. However, it can also be used to redirect one URL to another URL, or to invoke an internal proxy fetch.

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mod_rewrite loop, redirecting http to https on certain section of wordpress blog

I'm trying to rewrite 3 sections of a wordpress site to https if they are accessed over http: /cart/ /my-account/ /checkout/ As well as these rewrite's worpress has added a rewrite to remove ...
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Changing URL scheme, mod_rewrite not helping

We're trying to move away from the /YYYY/MM/DD/Post-Title URL structure without breaking links that are floating around on the internet. The mod_rewrite rule is fairly straight forward - RewriteRule ...
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Change permalinks for posts but not for custom post types

Currently my permalink structure for posts is domain.com/post-title I'm using a static front page and a "blog" page for posts. I'd like to to change the permalink structure for posts, tags and ...
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Custom domain for sub-section of parent website

While this topic could be considered a general web development item, I'm using WordPress, so I need to find some way to do this within WordPress and without breaking it. I realize this is a deep ...
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add new permalink structure from dynamic page

I created page "play" url: http://localhost/myweb/play and inside of page "play" I include PHP code to make the new search from outside Wordpress. And all worked, if I search from my page "play" the ...
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permalink results to “page not found”

Whenever I change my permalink option from the default to /%postname%/, it results into my page cannot be found. Wordpress would complain that it cannot modify the .htaccess (because there was none), ...
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Types plugin breaking because of server configuration

I have tested this on three different hosts, using a number of different versions of both Types and WordPress, and I believe I've narrowed it down to my host (Firehost) setup, which they recently ...
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a one-off rewrite rule

I have one page that I need to change the URL for. Currently, the page resides at example.com/departments/human-resources/ (human-resources is a sub-page of /departments/ ) My client wants to ...
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ReWriteRules and WordPress Multi-Sites with Sub Directories

I'm having a diffucult time getting the ReWriteRules and URL structures setup for a Wordpress 3.4.2 (latest version as of this post) blog with multi-site enabled. www.ourdomain.com/ is the homepage ...
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How do I make WordPress revise an .htaccess file a certain way?

I've learned just a slight bit with WordPress Rewrite API -- just enough to add another rewrite rule for a plugin. The plugin works if installed in the root, but I'm finding that if one installs ...
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WordPress on a subfolder but accessible from root

I've searched quite a lot without finding a solution. I have a wordpress blog in /_wp and something else in /other What I'm trying to is that every request gets redirected to the WordPress. Except ...
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WordPress mod_rewrite is canceling/overwriting my other mod_rewrite rule

in /www/ I have an .htaccess file containing: <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> RewriteEngine On RewriteBase / RewriteRule ^([^.]*\.less)$ compilers/lessphp.php?file=$1 [R,QSA,L] ...
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modrewrite not working on my Apache setup

Not sure if this is webmaster or a WordPress question, it's a bit half and half, sorry if I'm posting in the wrong place. Without using Multi-Site or installing new WordPress CMS' in second-level ...
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how to create several url aliases for a page

on the root page of a WordPress site we have a custom page template, that also handles some forms and dynamically changes part of the content. Something like this: <form action="" ...
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Using custom post type parent as slug

I'm currently using the plugin 'Types Custom Post Type' to create custom post types (I know it's pretty easily done through functions.php but I was feeling a bit lazy!). Basically, I'm looking to ...
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I have a page using a pretty url and a mod_rewrite rule matching it. I expected it to give an error but it's working. Why?

this may seem like a weird question but I have something working and I don't understand how. I have moved my wordpress install to a subdirectory and am using the .htaccess file to redirect anything ...
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Some posts from custom post type to subdomains

I have custom post type where all posts associated with some persons. Like: mysite.com/masters/master-name/ And i need to have redirection from master-name.mysite.com. This redirection will be ...
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Evaluating a external rewrite rule before internal wordpress rewrite rule

I am been plucking out my hairs since last few days trying to solve this problem: I want to convert my urls from format http://example.com/prodsearch/category/tag1-tag2-tag3-tag4 to ...
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How to remove dates from existing permalinks?

After doing some research about dates on blogs, it seems like it is a good idea to remove them from the existing posts. Consider: Self-hosted (on Bluehost) Over 1,000 existing posts All posts are ...
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Removing rules from .htaccess

I'm writing a small plugin that needs to write to .htaccess a simple non_wp_rule and i am doing it like this: function ci_flush_rules() { global $wp_rewrite; $wp_rewrite->flush_rules(); } ...
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How do I add my PHP app to a Wordpress page whilst keeping semantic URLs?

I am rebuilding a static website for a client using Wordpress on the main domain- eg domain.com. There is also a directory of members website at directory.domain.com which I was hoping to migrate over ...
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Redirect URL Containing åäö

I'm moving my blog from Typepad to Wordpress but have a big problem. Among the urls that are exported from Typepad, many containing åäö. When they are imported WordPress changes all URLs and instead ...
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Why wp redirects me to wp-login.php when I visit a rewritten wp-admin URL?

I have this rewrite rule ^dashboard(.*) wp-admin$1 [L] and wp redirects me to wp-login.php when I try to visit /dashboard (even if I am logged in) Any idea why this happen, and how I can solve ...
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How to protect media directory with .htaccess?

I am trying to protect the uploads directory with .htacess. But when I browse media section in admin panel, I see user/pass popup. My guess is, WordPress use fopen to find if the file exists. I ...
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How to map permalinks with accented letters to sanitized slugs?

To keep legacy entries on a blog hosted on TypePad on sync with a new WordPress installation... How do I map this permalink with accented letters: domain.com/no-es-fácil-alejarse-de-la-política to ...
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Need Help with Custom ModRewrite

How can I correctly send all traffic from: http://my-domain.com/about/case-studies/clientName/ to http://my-domain.com/about/case-studies/?clientName=$clientName (not seen by visitors) ...
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How can I create a smarter .htaccess file that will add a directory?

This is my current .htaccess file: Options +FollowSymLinks RewriteEngine on RewriteRule (.*) /directory/ [R=301,L] And "directory" is where my wordpress install is. So this simply redirects people ...
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Wordpress home page showing 404 error

I've had a look for anyone experiencing the same issue but to no avail. I am currently working on a Wordpress site that previously did not have permalinks, so have added these (i.e. to change the ...
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How to configure Multisite Network with randomized hostnames?

I'm trying to convert a freshly-installed and functional WordPress into a multisite network. But I'm having problems because of our Apache configuration. We use Apache to randomly redirect requests ...
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mod_rewriting conflict with WP permalinks in htaccess [closed]

I need some help! I'm trying to rewrite this... localhost/blog/?c=var to-> localhost/blog/var But seems there is some problem... I get a 500 :( I also believe there is some conflict with the ...
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Sub domain redirection to taxonomy

Hi all I want to use sub domain for my taxonomy like that : http://taxonomy.domain.com/apple map to http://www.domain.com/taxonomy/apple I add this to my vhost RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ...
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Rewrite Rules Are Redirecting and Not Passing VARs

I have the following code in my functions.php file. <?php add_action('init', 'flush_rewrite_rules'); function custom_add_rewrite_rules( $wp_rewrite ) { $new_rules = array( ...
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Rewrite wp-login.php URLS to static pages?

I'm struggling with getting a few things in WP to redirect. I'm using a front-end profile / profile editor, and I'm also using a front-end login/register. Naturally I would like to redirect the ...
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modify URL with mod_rewrite or hook

i'm trying to achieve the following: user enters this URL into browser http://mydomain.com/boston/categoryname/postname/ i then want to get the first "folder" and check whether or not it's ...
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help with rewrite_tag and rewrite_rule for custom page GET variables [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: custom htaccess rewrite rule for page ok i made another post and i got pointed to the Rewrite API however, when i do print_r($_GET) on the page, it echos an empty array ...
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why doesn't my rewrite rule work? (is there something weird with wordpress htaccess?)

My ht access includes: Options +FollowSymLinks RewriteEngine on RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} ^/preview/(.*)\-[0-9]+$ RewriteRule ^/preview/(.*)\-[0-9]+$ /$1 [R=301,L] but still when I try to access ...
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mod-rewrite rules grabs “broken permalinks”, too

This is the automatically generated htaccess file of WP using permalinks for the pattern /%year%/%postname%/ (working with http://localhost/BLOG-FOLDER/ yet): <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> ...
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Clean URLs for custom $_GET variables

I have a query var show=othertemplate that I can add to any URL to show any post, page or archive in Wordpress in a different template, like this: mysite.com/[any URL]/?show=othertemplate. I'd like ...
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“.#[random-char-string]” being inserted at end of URLs

I've seen this on a couple of sites now and I'm having trouble finding information about (probably because it's awkward to describe): All internal URLs like this for example: ...
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What is the importance of mod_rewrite?

If my hosting provider does not provide mod_rewrite mode. What thing will get effect on my wordpress? I bought a hosting, they claim they does not provide it. I have installed WP and the web is ...
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Why is home page content not displaying with this rewrite rule?

I am trying to pass a variable from a URL to PHP using mod_rewrite while maintaining standard WordPress functionality. Here's my mod_rewrite rules: RewriteEngine On RewriteBase / RewriteRule ...
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Modifying WP URL handing code?

I am trying to use mod_rewrite and modify WordPress' URL handling to allow for passing variables to PHP from the URL while maintaining "pretty permalink" functionality. (on WP 3.2.1) Something like ...
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Masking wp-content/themes/name/images to just images directory using htaccess

I'm trying what I thought would be something really simple of masking my url but cannot seem to get it to work. I want to be able to link to images in my img tag without having to type in the full ...
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654 views

Rewrite rules for custom post type

There is a nonhierarchical custom post type "news". /news/ /news/page/2/ /news/post_slug/ Each post has custom field "views". When someone opens post, field's value increased by one. Would like ...
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Disable category RSS Feeds on Wordpress blog with PHP

I have a Wordpress powered site and I would like to know how to disable all category based RSS feeds with PHP or even mod-rewrite if possible. Thanks
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How to rewrite WordPress uploads folder to another folder using htaccess

I found that the following code online could be used to spoof the WordPress uploads folder, rewriting URLs to a different folder on the server: # BEGIN Spoof wp-content/uploads directory ...
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Need to make a php file inside theme accessible via url

I checked this post here Making a plugin file accessible via url rewrite? which seems to have the same problem as me but its for a plugin. But so far i am getting 404. add_action( 'init', ...
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How to create custom URL routes?

I have a very peculiar requirement, hopefully I can explain it without being too confusing. I created a page template where I list some properties I get from an external XML file, so far no problems, ...
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How can I hide that I Use Wordpress (with W3 Total Cache)

For security reasons I don't want it to be obvious that I use Word Press. I use the W3 Total Cache plugin and minify HTML, CSS and JS. I may also use a CDN. Is it possible to modify the W3 Total ...
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1 WordPress, 2 themes, 2 domains, 2 servers

I've got two sites which are hosted on different servers. 1) domain-one.com 2) domain-two.net I installed a WordPress blog on site one at domain-one.com/blog/. I want visitors of domain-two.net to be ...