A permanent link to an item (a blog post, an attachment, ...). The default structure is "?p=123", but WordPress can handle "pretty permalinks" and will rewrite them internally to the former version. If you have a question about special rewrite structures you should use the [url-rewriting] tag.

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get_query_var() and permalinks

I have a permalink structure that looks like this, %category%/%postname% I have a category.php template coded up and and trying to pull of the post of a certain category, so for example my URL may ...
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rename 'page' URL fragment in pretty permalinks

i would like my WP URLs to be fully in my language so instead of: site.com/page/2/ i would like to have: site.com/pagina/2/ (in spanish) how can i accomplish this? i tried to do simple str_replace ...
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Link to Particular Page Within Template PHP Code

I want to simply create a link to a page that I know the title (or ID), but I want to make sure it works on any Wordpress install. What is the best way to do this?
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Permalinks set to /%postname%/ but still have links being indexed in the form ?p=x

I have a site that has pages being indexed in Google in the form... site.com/?p=1 site.com/?category_name=uncategorized site.com/?author=1 site.com/?m=201103 And since the permalinks of the site ...
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Can't get permalinks working!

I can't get WordPress pretty permalinks to work on my Fedora LAMP server. If I set them and click a page/post link I'll get a ""Oops! This link appears to be broken." The .htaccess file is writable ...
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How do I change the permalink structure without getting 404s?

after updating the permalinks from the default /?p=N to another setting (e.g. /%year%/%monthnum%/%postname%/) all my old links are broken and also the archive, catgories etc. side bars get 404 errors. ...
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Possible to make a subdirectory that loops through a single category?

I'm trying to separate the main part of my blog (the informational portion) from more commercial parts. WHen you load my homepage, I purposely exclude a category because I don't want my normal ...
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Strange behavior with a redirect loop - involves WPML multi-language plugin

I have a (client) site located at http://internationalgateway.us/. We are using the WPML Multilingual CMS plugin. When choosing another language from the homepage (in this case French, since that's ...
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Changing the category permalink structure

Hopefully another simple one, I have some nested categories, like this: - category-a - category-b -category-c The permalink for category-c is as follows: ...
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Permalink of a page that has already been deleted

I had a page.. and I by mistake added another one, so the permalink got appended by "-2" at the end. I had to delete one of the pages, so I happened to delete the one without the -2 attached. Now I'm ...
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RSS feed link on archives page not working

I am trying to add a RSS link on my website archive-pages, which means, Suppose I am on page http://mbas.in/location/mba-in-usa/ then on this page, I will be having a RSS LINK named link, when I click ...
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Use Regular Expression to get tag from permalink url during wp_rewrite in generate_rewrite_rules

I'm messing with wp_rewrite and have spent the past few hours trying to figure regular expressions out again (i seem to have forgotten.) This is probably extremely easy for someone. Basically I'd ...
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Custom URL rewrites for templates

I need to rewrite some URLs to custom templates. For example, I have a page at domain.com/page, and when a user clicks 'remove' on an element, it goes to domain.com/page/?remove=54. I'd like it to ...
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WordPress author.php template does not work with custom permalink structure! Help!

I just discovered a weird problem in my WP. The author archive (author.php) returns 404 error ONLY if i use custom permalink structure like /%postname%/ it shows up fine when I use the Default ...
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Writing Custom Rewrite Rules that Incorporate Category for Custom Post Types?

I'm registering a Custom Post Type and in the rewrite array I am trying to do something like this: 'rewrite' => array('slug' => "explore/resources/".$CATEGORY, 'with_front' => false) I ...
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how to edit a specific post slug using a php code?

I want a php code by which i can show a modified link to the post. when using <?php get_post_permalink(); ?> it shows e.g.: (www.mysite.com/post-name-one). what i need is something like ...
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Custom Post Types,Permalink and Heirarchy

Basicly I want to indroduce a custom heirarchy with custom post types. I Would like it to be like this. The Main Brands URL : http://localhost/brands/ which lists different types of Brands. The ...
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cannot link a external url, present page url acting as parent url

please help some one cannot link a external link, my present page link is acting as parent link, if iam linking facebook.com , then my page url opens as www.mysite.com/facebook.com please solve it. ...
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Get the post permalink within the loop but without additional DB query

I am looking to create a custom 'directory' page which will link to several thousands of posts. Because of the large number I am trying to limit the number of DB queries. I notice that to link to each ...
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Permalinks - .htaccess

According to the official WordPress docs, when you save your Permalinks it updates your .htaccess file (https://codex.wordpress.org/Settings_Permalinks_Screen). However, when I make Permalink changes ...
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How do I keep multiple domain for my wordpress site

I want category ID 1,2,3,4,5 to be DomainB.com category ID 6,7,8,9,10 DomainC.com and homepage to be DomainA.com I thought of using 302 redirect or edit htaccess, but what is the best way ...
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the_permalink displays post ID URL for future posts

I use a WP template to generate an email newsletter. I display future posts and until recently using the_permalink displayed the full human-readable URL (e.g. /this-is-a-page). Now it displays the ...
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optional parameter in permalink structure

Im currently facing an issue with the relationship between pretty permalink and my themes templates. I have a post type called 'performance', and with pretty permalinks enabled the URLs for the ...
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Load custom PHP on a custom URL via a plugin

I am looking into having a plugin developed that loads a PHP script (myscript.php) on a custom URL. It's very important to achieve this functionality with a plugin. Example: example.com/myscript - ...
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Get a link to paged(<!--nextpage-->) part?

I want to get a link (like get_permalink($id) ) to it's specific page of a post (created by <!--nexpage--> tag).. how to achieve this?
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Should there be a trailing slash in the permalink

So which is better ?? /%post_id%/%postname% or /%post_id%/%postname%/ from a wordpress point of view in terms of performance and SEO. Does it matter. Google has big discussion here. But its not ...
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Modify get_permalink with a specific filter

I'm trying to modify the get_permalink function to return a custom url, as: function my_function( $permalink, $postID ) { $external_link = get_post_meta( $postID, 'external_link', true ); if( ...
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how to find duplicated permalinks?

I've got a duplicated permalink somewhere, so I can't name the new one like that. Normally, I simply check the other posts, categories, media, even on the thrash. But this time I can't find any ...
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Custom permalink structure with %postname% in front of domain name

We are running a software review website, and we have a very large amount of reviews currently done, and we would like to restructure if its at all possible. I would like to know if there's a chance ...
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Configuring Home Page Address

I though this was a simple issue. When i type in the browser: www.example.com it changes to: www.example.com/home/ This delivers the proper contents from the Home page, but i wish to stay showing ...
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How Can I Use a Custom AccessFileName?

I have a need to have a custom AccessFileName setting in my virtual hosts, however it appears that save_mod_rewrite_rules function assumes that .htaccess is the name for everyone. How can I override ...
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Would it be wrong to save the permalinks as a postmeta and regenerate it on save post? [closed]

I was wondering about the permalinks. They are built on the fly but they are pretty much always the same. It seems like a waste of processing time and databse queries on every request. Why not store ...
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How to: change permalink by category?

i'm have 2 category: News & Games How to change permalink by category as: if is category News permalink as: domain.com/news-%postname% if is category Game permalink as: ...
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Page and Category With Same Slug - Looking To Silo Website

Not sure how to do this, I want to silo structure my site and I have created a category and put all my posts under that category. I want to now create a page that has the same slug as the category ...
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How can you create a Permalink structure on a WordPress site?

Let's say I want to create a wordpress site that has a folder structure such as: http://www.example.com/cars/ http://www.example.com/cars/red-cars/ Yet I want people to be able to comment on both ...
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Only the latest post shows up on post page?

disclaimer: this is my first foray into wordpress I'm creating a custom theme and in the single.php file, i have the main loop, however if i navigate to different posts, all that shows up is the ...
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Custom permalink structure for remote content pages

I'm trying to create a WordPress site that integrates with a very specific CRM in a remote server. The CRM holds a number of entries that should be displayed on the site, but if possible I'd like to ...
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Custom Post Type Pretty Structure

I am customizing a wordpress installation with a custom post type and have a problem with the permalink structure. I added a team_member CPT, and the contents should be visible in a specific URL: ...
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How to stop permalink redirects for a particular slug

I have a large number of posts that each represent a very specific type of data. Each post title is the SKU for the data & information. Folks have become pretty savvy on the URL structure and ...
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Is there a way to regenerate page permalinks without a plugin?

I'm working on a site which has some incorrect permalinks contains 'home-2' e.g. http://example.com/home-2/pagetitle/. I have no way of knowing where home-2 came from and manually editing the ...
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Can't edit Custom Post Type slug/permalink

I have a custom post type and the permalink shows up but I am unable to modify it like I can with Pages and Posts. Is there a way to enable this? I have a few conflicts with some pages and I'd like to ...
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Redirect after permalink changes

In old site I had the permalinks like: www.example.com/q-html.html When I change my old site to WordPress 4.0, I set the like: /%postname%/ When the URLs come up in a Google search, the user is ...
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Wordpress Permalinks not working in Apache2 Ubuntu 14.04

In my local machine, wordpress permalinks not working. After research I found that wordpress not creating .htaccess file. For this I followed below steps. Manually create a ".htaccess" file and ...
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Big arabic permalinks not work

I have error in permalink, I have post that title is big like :- مراجعة : Sony Xperia Z2 و إيجابياته و سلبياته و كل ما تريد معرفته عن الجهاز ! Now when open the post in my site i see permalink like ...
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Enabling permalinks disables custom page template

I have assigned a custom template on a page in wordpress, but it's not working anymore after I enable permalinks. Instead of the custom template, the "post-type-archive-portfolio" template is used. ...
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Bulk update post slugs through database

Is there a way to bulk update permalinks through the database? cause I have like 20k posts and all I want to do is add a prefix to the permalink. I could just manually update but that's too tiresome ...
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Get link of inserted media file of post within loop

Inside the loop I would like to retrieve the URL of an inserted media file of each post. My attempt was: <?php if (have_posts()) : while (have_posts()) : the_post(); ?> <a href="<?php ...
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Creating a Category Taxonomy

I have this entertainment site for TV shows. I cover at least 27 shows so far. I use so many different post types for the shows and it slows down the site, I eventually want to add more shows. I ...
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Post/page title to permalink transformation - what is behind the scenes?

If the post name is used as the permalink, what "transformations" does Wordpress do to it when using it as the URL and when does it perform these transformations? Like stropping spaces and special ...
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How can I add a custom permalink to a term?

How can I make a taxonomy term have a custom permalink? (on a term basis, e.g. /anything/here for a taxonomy called food and a term called burrito) I don't think there's much more to explain so, my ...