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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Simple seo-friendly custom $_GET url rewrite with htaccess

I have this url: http://sitename.com/?game=runescape Is it possible to modify the htaccess file or rewrite the url via Wordpress to become like this: http://sitename.com/game/runescape
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Redirect homepage /page/1/ to /blog/page/1/

After switching from the homepage displaying latest blog posts on urls /page/1/ /page/2/ etc to a static front page with the posts displayed on /blog/page/1/ we would like to redirect the original ...
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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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URL rewriting with custom user meta “/%shop_name%/gallery/%gallery%”

I have created a custom user meta = shop_name in User Profile and custom post type gallery The default URL of the post is http://localhost/gallery/%gallery% which i have modified to below given URL ...
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htaccess mod_rewrite not working

I'm pasting my full htaccess file, for clarity, as to be honest, I'm not entirely sure if I have to include my non-default directives inside the <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> bits or separately ...
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Wordpress Page Not Found if Permalink Settings is Postname

Uploaded code on staging server. in localhost everything is working well but on staging I can login to admin pabel but can not see any page on frontend. When any page is accessed it says The requested ...
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RewriteRule directive not working without [P] flag

I need to rewrite some URL's, but I ran into strange problem. For some reason RewriteRule directive only works if I use proxy flag, for example: RewriteRule ^foo$ /www_dev/test/page2-2/ [P] works as ...
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mod_rewrite doesn't work as I want even with JSON API Plugin disabled

I've been asked to upgrade the codebase of a Wordpress website, which exposes a small set of APIs using JSON API plugin. The Wordpress installation is not in the root, but in a secondary folder: ...
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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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What to do when WordPress posts on a new server return an error 404

While I was configuring a Ubuntu 14.04 LAMP server yesterday I ran into a rather mysterious problem. After copying the site's files and MySQL database, verifying proper apache2 configuration ...
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Subdomain-multisite with root blog in www.domain.com in Nginx

I have WordPress multisite running on a LEMP stack in a Laravel Homestead instance. I installed the MS network using subdomains inside a domain domain.app. I'd like the domain.app be accessible only ...
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Custom archive page and htaccess mod_rewrite

I have created custom archive page gumball.php which can handle multiple categories or tags based on URL. For example: xyz.com/categories/gumball.php?categories=category1+category2 will display ...
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254 views

Use the category name instead of category slug in permalinks

How to create a permalink structure which finish by: /category-name/post-name/ Instead of: /category-slug/post-name/ By default, Wordpress is offering %category% tag strucure as "A sanitized ...
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mod_rewrite Wordpress url change

I want to handle following specific url: www.testing.com/onboard/uehtietfmretvbcuymwvrbqtmvrktkqtrycitfqtvbiutfwkqeyfktwbcuhtwchtmihy1 (this will be the url in browser) to ...
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mod_rewrite issue

I am having problems all of a sudden with images not displaying. If I deactivate mod-rewite in .htaccess then images come back but I can no longer access post page permalinks having to resort back to ...
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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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htaccess url rewrite within WP installation

I want to use one of my subdomains to rewrite urls and finally forward to an origin extern domain. Example: goto.mydomain.com/1saKCA3 -> externdomain.com/1saKCA3 I already tried to implement the ...
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Only default permalink is working mod_rewrite enabled

My problem is in my wordpress site only default permalinks is working.. When I change permalinks all pages become not found.. only home page is showing. When I change permalinks to postname .htaccess ...
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.htaccess restrict subdomain by IP - Wordpress Multisite

I'd like to redirect traffic away from a subdomain install of Wordpress Multisite unless it's coming from a specific IP address/range, and without affecting the root domain traffic. Is this possible? ...
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local Wordpress installation with Xampp permalinks issue

I know this question might be asked before but it seems that nothing helped. I have a local Wordpress installation and try to use permalinks. What I did in my XAMPP was to open the conf file and ...
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Rewriting a date hierarchy into a 'yyyy-mm-dd' slug

I am building a magazine website with an issue custom post type. The slugs for each issue follow the format YYYY-MM-DD according to the issue's publish date. Currently the permalinks are set up as ...
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163 views

Wordpress .htaccess rewrite for custom template

I am trying to convert a website to WordPress. The URLs in use are currently in the format: http://www.example.com/database/44/category/short-item-description.html To display items ...
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493 views

Should I enable FastCGI on WordPress?

I am looking at my server settings and these are as follows: WebDav : active FastCGI : inactive SSL support : active Perl as Apache module : CGI-Programm PHP module : ...
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Why does Wordpress redirect when I separate wp-core and wp-content?

I'm trying to setup my Wordpress projects so that I can have http://www.example.com/ as my site URL, say mapped to /var/www/vhosts/www.example.com/ and in there, I would like to use the following ...
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Removing subcategories from permalinks [duplicate]

I run a small news site with tens of thousands of entries. I'm currently importing all of these into wordpress by rebuilding our old CMS into wordpress. So far, everything is coming over smoothly. ...
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how to exclude admin page from add_rewrite_rule in wordpress

I'm trying to add the following rewrite rules: add_rewrite_rule('([A-Za-z0-9])/([A-Za-z0-9])', 'index.php/product?subcategory=$1&product=$2', 'top'); add_rewrite_rule('([A-Za-z0-9])', ...
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215 views

WP is ignoring .htaccess rewritten URL

I have two domains being served from the same WP install. edit: not multi-site In wp-config.php I have define('WP_SITEURL', "http://$hostname/wordpress"); etc. The two domains will have similar ...
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171 views

Only homepage working correctly, 404 error on everything else

I've been developing wordpress based websites for some time now, and i built one for my company's own brand, it worked with no problem at all for ages, but now for some reason, i can only get the ...
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43 views

Wordpress rewrite question

I am new here and have a question about URLs in WordPress. The very front-facing portion of my website uses WordPress just so I can use the CMSs and blog for my SEO. I have a real estate portion of ...
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856 views

Facebook sharer and parameters in URL

So after a lot of troubles (and thanks to this answer) I managed to make a GET parameter look better in URL, from www.url.com/mypage/?id=123 to www.url.com/mypage/123/ I hoped that would solve the ...
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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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customize urls displayed by previous_post_link and next_post_link

I am using the below code to display my next and previous links in single.php: <div class="nav-previous"><?php previous_post_link( '%link', '<img height="34" src="' . ...
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.htaccess not working in Wordpress

I'm trying to make use of the post name permalink so that visitors can access the page created by the plugin that I'm using. I've already checked phpinfo() and mod_rewrite is listed under the loaded ...
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Custom Rewrite for Profiles

I'm currently trying to modify my rewrites to allow for an additional URL segment e.g. http://example.com/vendors/username/ by default WP allows for additional numeric segments but everything else ...
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404 when fetching image from wp-content/uploads/

I get 404 status when fetching images, and the http still contains that image. Image shows up in a browser, but the 404 code breaks some applications. calls to wp-content/uploads/ are redirected in ...
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375 views

Localize URL bases

I run a non-English blog. I love that WordPress has been translated to Spanish and currently I use the Spanish translated version of WordPress. One thing that I'd really like to change is the URL ...
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Permalinks is not working in my wordpress setup

I am newbie to wordpress. I have created a site using wordpress and WAMP stack. In my Apache i have enabled mode_rewrite , so my site is showing permalinks perfectly. Now i have hosting provider of ...
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Access posts while mod_rewrite is broken

On my wordpress installation mod_rewrite (e.g. the permalinks) is temporarily broken. For debugging I want to access the formerly "prettified" page mydomain.tld/page/2. What is the old GET parameter ...
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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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319 views

Add-on domain works in Wordpress but links still lead to subdomain

I know this looks like a common question, and I assure you I've tried a bunch of responses, but none seem to work in my case. I'm a Wordpress noob so I might be making some basic error which I can't ...
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154 views

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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321 views

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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Function to rewrite URl in Wordpress

I need to rewrte this URL http://example.com/news/?news_id=2 to http://example.com/news/2 where news is the page and 2 is the news_id I have added following code in functions.php: function ...
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485 views

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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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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115 views

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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469 views

Need help with simple rewrite rule (shouldn't this be easy?)

All I need is a rewrite that will change example.com/anyphrase into example.com. Here is what I am using: RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^example\.com RewriteCond %{SCRIPT_FILENAME} !wp-admin RewriteCond ...
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136 views

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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230 views

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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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 ...