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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Making a plugin file accessible via url rewrite?

In my WordPress plugin I have a php file that generates some stats about the blog and outputs it as a simple text file. To access WordPress functions I've included this at the top of the file: ...
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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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Interesting Custom Post Type Slug with Taxonomy and Custom Field

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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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Change author permalink

The original urls for users look like /author/login/ Is it possible to replace login by user's id? In my dream urls should become to /users/34/ (34 is user id). Thanks.
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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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Wordpress home page showing 404 error

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Need to make a php file inside theme accessible via url

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