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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where is permalink info stored in database?

I see that I can edit permalink information in wp-admin page > settings > permalinks. However, where is that information actually stored in the database?
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Including category-base in a post permalink results in 404

I have static front-page and separate page /news/ as the Posts page. I would like to have the single-post URLs like this: www.example.com/news/categoryname/subcategory/postname/ and for the ...
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Move WordPress site from one domain to another

I've read through the codexs and I'm trying to find out the best way to change or move my MySQL and subdirectory files to a new domain without extraneous effort. For instance, I built a stage site ...
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Permalinks to Custom does not work (out of box)

I have tried to change mode of .htaccess in wordpress folder to 644. Yet, I get Not Found The requested URL /wordpress/features/ was not found on this server. I keep reading about rearranging my ...
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Permalinks not working on new site

I'm setting up a new site on 3.4.1 and the Permalinks will not work. I have deactivated all plugins and switched to TwentyEleven and they still fail. I can see through outputting $wp_rewrite that ...
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wordpress home is gone

i'm new to wordpress AND to php and web coding in general. i've done my wordpress theme in local, and now i like it. then i moved to a host, created the user and the database in the host server, ...
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Change Permalink Structure for Custom Taxonomy [duplicate]

I have a custom taxonomy called colors, which contains the terms Red, Blue, Yellow etc. Each post has a term of the taxonomy colors linked to it. The default permalink structure for posts is ...
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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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WordPress 3.4 Permalinks Redirection Problem

A few years ago this was the permalink structure I had for my blog: /%year%/%category%/%postname%.html I changed these permalinks last year to this: /%category%/%postname%/%post_id%/ A ...
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Changes to .htaccess not updating the file (old rules still take effect)

I was running a Wordpress site using pretty permalinks, and everything was dandy - the .htaccess file was behaving, and url rewriting was working. This weekend, I decided to convert the site into a ...
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permalinks issue and archives

I have an issue with a site running on WP 3.3 where when we make the permalink anything by "/%post_id%/%postname%/", the archive pages break and become 404s. After some research, I came to understand ...
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The requested URL was not found on this server [closed]

I'm running wordpress locally on 127.0.0.1 on mac osx lion. All links work fine. Problem is when I add pages, and set permalinks to the page, and then associate the page with one of my template ...
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How to change “attachment_id” in attachment permarlink?

I changed attachment permalink by add_filter('attachment_link','my_media_url'); from http://domain.com/?attachment_id=123 to: http://domain.com/?media=123 The change is successful. But, with the ...
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Get closest page ID from URL

Lets say on my WordPress website I navigate to: www.example.com/media-centre/news/17/an-example-news-post In this case I am looking at a post in a CPT called News. What I want to do is get the ...
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Custom role can't create permalink

My user post a new custom type "artprim_item" and it doesn't work unless I remove permalinks. The item is created, but the permalink links to "item not found". More importantly, if I open the item ...
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Custom Taxonomy in Permalink of Post

It is possible to use this as a permalink for a post: /%category%/%postname%/ But lets say I've created a taxonomy called "artist". I'd like to use this for my posts: /%artist%/%postname%/ I ...
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Permalink options page corrupts web.config file

Whenever I got to http://example.com/wordpress/wp-admin/options-permalink.php my config file at http://example.com/wordpress/web.config instantly gets corrupt and I have to delete the config file. ...
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Page permalink conflict with Date

I need to access a page which is name 2011. The trouble is that WP thinks that I am trying to read the 2011 posts of my blog. The only way I can make it work for the moment, is to change the ...
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Remove parent slug for child pages

I'm looking for a plugin/custom function that removes the parent slug of a child's page permalink. Something that automatically changes the permalink for child pages. Example: ...
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Custom post types permalinks not working

Am I declaring my custom post types incorrectly? My permalinks are only working intermittently on my site. I believe I have my server set up correctly; I have a few Drupal installs up along with my ...
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Change posts URL [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Permalink: postname EXCEPT for blog I have relented converted my website to wordpress and I have used index.php as homepage and blog.php(template for blog posts), but ...
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Permalink: postname EXCEPT for blog

In order to refrain from possible duplicate URLs or conflicting URLs, I really want to use "postname" for a clean URL structure, EXCEPT for the blog ... for the blog and it's posts, I always want ...
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Redirect Loops Problems

I don't know what happened actually. Yesterday, it was just working fine. I recalled what I did to put me in this difficult situation this morning. Yesterday, I was just editing posts with ...
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Custom post types and permalinks

I have a custom post type called Content, that has a capability type of 'page' and is set to 'hierarchical' => true. I have two pages with the same name "Children", but they have different parents. ...
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How do I prefix blog post urls as mysite.com/blog/%postname%/ but allow authors to still be located at mysite.com/authors/%nicename%?

I've tried a bunch of things but cannot find a solution that works. I want my site to have the structure: mysite.com/ = homepage mysite.com/blogs/ = blog archive mysite.com/blogs/year/ = blog ...
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Page Navigation is not working with permalink structure

I am displaying a list of employees using my custom plugin. My permalink structure is %category%%postname%/ My page navigation was like http://www.example.com/emp/?page=2, and was working fine until ...
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How to prefix post permalinks with /blog/ - without affecting custom post types?

I have several custom post types, which are properly structured as /%post_type%/%postname%/, however I wish to have the same effect for regular blog entries: /blog/%postname%/ If I prepend the ...
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Category URL Management

When you keep the category base ( that is you don't remove it by a plug in) WordPress does allow you to browse to your 2 level deep category in two different ways as the example below would ...
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Permalink rewrite with custom post type and custom taxonomy

I think thats a quick one: I've got: Custom post type: Food Custom taxonomy (Registered to Food): Fruits Terms in Fruits: Apple, Orange, Cherry If I type in example.com/food?fruits=Apple,Cherry, ...
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wordpress permalinks tweeks

I am getting following permalink structure after creating any post... http://domain.com/wp/postname As per Permalink Settings.... Post name: http://domain.com/wp/sample-post/ This permalink is ...
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807 views

Rewrite rules for using the same base slug for multiple content types

I'm not sure if this is possible or not, but here is what I'm trying to achieve. I'm using WooCommerce, and I have it setup to prepend a base slug and the product category to my product permalinks. ...
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Problems with rewrite rule

I realy cant to figure this out. What i want to do, is this URI http://www.hotels-lithuania.net/index.php?page=76&type=hotels&id=1 transform to http://www.hotels-lithuania.net/item/hotels/1. ...
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How to Custom Edit Post Title & Permalink Slug?

I'm trying to build some functionality where if you're logged into an admin account you'll see a small 'edit' link next to each post title. clicking will use jquery to create 2 form inputs - 1 with ...
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Is there a way to show attachment IDs on the attachment info screen?

I want to use attachment IDs for shortcodes, but if the image is published with a permalink, it's harder to find the ID. I've found some functions online that can turn the attachment url into its ID, ...
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Post ID At The End Of Permalink URL Effects Performance (Positively)?

HARD NOTE: This question is solely about performance, and NOT search engine optimization. So, please make sure your answers are as such. W.r.t permalinks, "year" is the most obvious numeric of ...
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Keep permalinks in Wordpress

Is there any way to set my permalinks to keep their exact link. If I have a post like this one http://blog.rigo.ro/?p=11, then I would like that every time I edit the post to keep this link. I have ...
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Permalinks break every day

I have critical problem! My Wordpress Blog has the permalink structure /%category%/%postname%/. The problem is that very often the permalinks break so I get a lot of 404-Errors. I can fix it ...
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Modify custom post type rewrite rules in a separate function

I want to modify the rewrite rules for a custom post type, tribe_events, which is registered as a post type within "The Events Calendar" core plugin files (the-events-calendar.class line 24): ...
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the_permalink() not working

I have WordPress installed in a subfolder called news, but links to comments, posts, categories, etc all link to domain.com/?p=99 instead of domain.com/news/?p=99. The only link that points to the ...
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the_permalink() not working in a root installation

I hope someone can help me. I have a root installation of WP, but not as index.php (it's actually news.php). Consequently the_permalink() doesn't work, as the root of the website is a different page. ...
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get_posts displaying wrong permalink for “continue reading” link

I lifted the "continue reading" link functions from the Twenty Eleven theme and for the most part, it is working (works in RSS feeds). I created a shortcode to display the latest post on the front ...
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Adding categories to custom post type in permalink

I know people have asked this before and have gone as far as adding the custom post type, and rewrite for permalink. The problem is I have 340 existing categories which I would like to continue ...
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Permalink format: singular or plural

The default is singular, e.g. http://example.com/category/apple/ But I am wondering if it is better to use the plural form, e.g. http://example.com/categories/apple/ Are there any guideline on ...
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Test site pages go to main site

I have a test site installed on www.mydomain.com/testsite. The problem I have is that if I type in the url www.mydomain.com/testsite/about I get redirected to www.mydomain.com/about. My page for my ...
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Permalink Structure for Multiple Post Type Archives by Taxonomy

Recently I have been working on an advanced WordPress project, and I'm stuck with changing permalink structure for custom post types. I have created 3 post types lets say: type1, type2, type3 and a ...
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Pretty permalinks and Facebook comments

I have pretty permalinks enabled like this: http://domain.com/category/post_name I also use facebook comments widget for the comments, Currently the href attribute is set to the pretty permalink by ...
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Different results between permalink and query var search

I'm running WordPress 3.3.2 with my own custom-built theme that has 4 custom post types. Currently, I'm looking for a way to replace the search link from example.com/blog/?s=findme with ...
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post preview/thumbnails not displaying correctly- linking to “home” instead of post?

Live site In the lower portion of the landing page, I'd like there to be three blog post previews- just the headline and thumbnail for the three most recent posts. I'm using the following code: ...
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Custom Post Type permalink doesn't match post permalink

I created a Custom Post Type for Games, but when I add it, the permalink is showing as http://site.com?my_games=test-game where my_games is the custom post type name and test-game is the post name. ...
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Post type child of another post type

This may be a stupid question but is it possible to have a post type child of another post type? Let me explain with an example: I created 2 post types, "Actors" and "Galleries". What i want is to ...