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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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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add_rewrite_rule() driving me crazy, rewrite not working when analyzer says it should

I have a special situation and need some help achieving the final step. Background: When I access mydomain.com/category/postname, I get the post as expected. When I access ...
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Rewrite rule not working

I have a page on my wordpresss with url "/sca". I want all traffic from "/sca/project_0" to direct to "/sca?urn=project_0". I added a rule to my .htaccess file but it is not working. I don't think ...
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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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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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htaccess and redirect to new url using regex

I have a hard time to create rewrite rule for a redirect using part of an old URL for WP. Example: Old URL: http://www.example.com/news/index.php/2014/11/07/my-blog-post-from-old-site or ...
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I can access subdirectory, but not files within it

I want to first point out that I have tried to solutions listed in this post and in every case it either hasn't worked or hasn't been appropriate for what I'm trying to do. I have tried several ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Changing wp login url without plugin

How to change my word press admin url link in my site? RewriteEngine on RewriteRule ^dashboard(.*)$ wp-admin$1 [L,NC]
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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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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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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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Add additional non-rewrite .htaccess directives on multisites via mod_rewrite_rules filter

According to the example on Adding your own .htaccess contents via WordPress it's possible to extend the .htaccess file via theme/plugin. for example: <?php function my_htaccess_contents( $rules ) ...
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How to change permalink structure and keep permalinks for old posts

I'm migrating to WP from blogger and my old permalinks have the structure: /year/month/postname.html In wp for my future posts on I would like to use the /postname.html custom structure. I don't ...
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ModRewrite not working properly

I am experiencing issues with modrewrite and RewriteRule. Have a look at my .htaccess: <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> RewriteEngine On RewriteBase / RewriteRule ^index\.php$ - [L] RewriteCond ...
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Rewrite a 'page' URL based on query string parameters?

I have read several article here but I can't get out of this problem. For some reason we need to generate dynamically some page that represent our catalog. I need to change an url like this ...
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Rewrite URL of a page which is child of a Custom Post Type

With the plugin Types I've created a hierarchical custom post type "journeys", and then I set that normal "pages" are child of "journeys". I've created a "journeys" post called "My First Journey". ...
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Loading index.php contents which located outside blog folder for post single page

I'm creating blog page as WordPress for my static PHP website. When blog page URL changes to pretty permalink (example.com/blog/my-post-page), loading contents (not redirecting to index.php, only ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...