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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WordPress permalinks Yahoo hosting(no .htaccess allowed)

I have moved a Wordpress install to a client from sub folder to the root folder. Right now, everything works fine, except for the friendly URLs. I currently have to set the Permalink feature in ...
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Custom Permalink: /year/month/post-goes-here/?

I'm experimenting with adjusting permalinks (for purely educational experimentation). What would I need to place in the "Custom Permalink" option to get my post URLs in the form... ...
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mod_rewrite enabled but Permalinks show index.php

I just installed a friends blog on my LAMP stack, which has mod_rewrite enabled (I'm using it for clean URLs on my Drupal installs on the same server). For some reason, WordPress (3.0.3) isn't ...
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Changing the URL Structure of a Paginated Custom Post

I have a custom post type for slideshows that creates a paginated post and each slide is a separate page. The data for each slide is saved in the custom fields and each slide has a title set saved in ...
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Templates for Custom Post Types and Custom Taxonomies

I am working on a custom theme for a network of sites that are deployed under a WordPress MultiSite installation. Within these theme I create 4 custom post types that have two taxonomies added to all ...
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Is there an action for when permalinks are rebuilt?

In my plugin, I have a list of titles and permalinks in the options table. It's updated every time my custom post type is saved. Since I'm saving permalinks the option data can become bad if the ...
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How to custom change author base without $this->front?

I have a sample code: function change_author_permalinks() { global $wp_rewrite; $wp_rewrite->author_base = 'u'; $wp_rewrite->author_structure = "/" . $wp_rewrite->author_base . ...
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how to automatically generate random slug

I have tried to create a function that generate a random slug when a post is created. I am a bit worried that the function generates non unique strings as slugs. How can I solve this? The function ...
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How to control which category will be picked for the slug of a post?

I'm using the permalink structure "/%category%/%postname%/". What bothers me is that I have posts that belong to two categories. And of course, unfortunately, Wordpress always picks the wrong one for ...
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Custom post types - Use post_id in permalink structure when using has_archive => true

I recently asked this question Custom post types - Use post_id in permalink structure and solved it but as I have enabled 'has_archive' => true the solution given no longer works. Let me explain: ...
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How to get the clean permalink in a draft?

When I use the_permalink or get_the_permalink in a draft or scheduled post, the URL provided is not the "final" permalink—it is the unpretty ?p=xxxxx version. How can I get the final, "clean" ...
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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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Custom permalinks

We have a custom type music. /music/ /music/post-name/ Also, we have a tag-like taxonomy genres. Its urls are: /music-genres/genre-name/ I'm trying to make urls like: /music/ /music/post-name/ ...
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Is there a way to use regular categories with custom post types?

Is there a way to use regular categories with custom post types? It seems like there is better functionality and options with regular categories (such as permalink options, etc.).
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Adding meta values to permalink

I have publications and I want to simply add year and month to the permalink. Currently the year and month of publication is added to the post as a meta value. I've set up publications as a custom ...
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Rewrite custom post type rss feed links

I am looking for a way to rewrite my custom post type feed located at http://localhost:8888/feed/?post_type=post to http://localhost:8888/feed/portfolio this post suggests using ...
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How would I create a different permalink structure for pages and posts?

Right now I have pages like "about", "resources", etc and the urls are /about and /resources with a custom permalink structure as /%postname%. For "news" section it's the posts and it's at /news and ...
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Can /%year%/%monthnum%/%day%/ structure tags be added to custom post type permalinks?

Just wondering if anyone had tried using any of the structure tags available to post permalinks with custom post types... I'm moving my "listings" posts on a site I manage from a category hack under ...
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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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Remove parent category from permalink? Basically only have the child category?

I think there used to be an out-dated plugin to do this. Is there any way to do this easily with just a little code? We prefer not to rely on a plugin since that makes us dependent on the developer ...
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Numeric slug on child post

I understand there are 2 different types when it comes to a custom post type: -page -post. Where page supports child pages, and post does not. However, when i try to make a child page with only ...
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Post slugs and images cannot have same name?

If I go to Media Library and upload an image called apple-pie.jpg And then I create a post called www.domain.com/apple-pie/ The link does NOT take me to the post. Instead the link will take me to a ...
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CPT archive 404ing when using a custom taxonomy name as a variable

So, I'm using a custom post type archive and generating a JavaScript-based filtering interface for sorting through results. Here's an example: http://www.inverity.org/sermons/ Now, what I'd like to ...
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Understanding Permalinks on Custom Post Types

I hate to try to reinvent the wheel here, but none of the suggested post seem to work in answering my question. I am building a system for our 30 Under 30 honorees, which is basically setup as a ...
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Wordpress homepage loads but all permalinks are 404 when using nginx & PHP-FPM

I have been trying to resolve an odd problem with my nginx config, which seems to have stopped working shortly after applying a Debian backports upgrade. The landing page of my blog ...
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Custom post type 404s with rewriting even after resetting permalinks

I created a custom post type, of which the (simplified) arguments are: register_post_type( 'Event', 'public' => true, 'rewrite' => array( 'slug' => 'eventy'), 'has_archive' ...
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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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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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How can I set up a category “overview” page?

I know I can use the Template Hierarchy to set up custom theme pages for terms inside a category, like these: mysite.com/category/tech/ // category-tech.php mysite.com/category/blog/ ...
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Remove unwanted part of permalink custom structure from CPT url?

My site currently has regular posts (in a section called "Trend Watch"), as well as a Custom Taxonomy (called "Region"). My permalink settings have this Custom Structure: ...
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Can't add a Page with Name 2011

I've no idea why i can't add a Page with Name 2011. Wordpress changes the URL Slug to 2011-01. There is no Post with this Name in my Database. I tried zu flush my rewrite rules but nothing seems to ...
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Why does Wordpress Pagination Remove the Spaces from my GET Variable?

I'm passing a GET variable at the end of my URL's as my search parameter. When I do a regular search, everything works fine: www.mysite.com/?find=my+search However, when I click over to the second ...
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Broken wordpress permalinks on pages only

Not sure when it happened but the custom permalinks for pages on my client's Wordpress site have broken. I can fix it by reverting back to the default permalinks and then using the custom permalinks, ...
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Nice URLs for a Custom Post Type List with a Shared Custom Taxonomy?

(Moderator's note: Title was "Convert into nice URL a shared custom taxonomy URL with a query string value") I have a custom taxonomy template: taxonomy-country.php used by two (2) Custom Post Types: ...
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Having a custom post slug that clashes with an existing directory

I'm currently transitioning a website from their existing CMS to WordPress. I have a custom post type of 'Episodes', with a URL of myurl.com/episodes/ There is also an existing directory at ...
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Prepend meta_value to permalink of post

I have 2 custom post types movies (non-hierarchical) and series(hierarchical). Each post from seriestype has a meta field _movie which contains a movie ID. I want to specify a custom permalink ...
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How to get pretty URLs with add_query_arg in permalinks

With add_query_arg() it is nice to add additional parameters to an URL and it is also easy to create a rewrite rule. So far so good. But the problem is the URL replacement done by wordpress. When I ...
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Menu Link Redirect Based on Username or User ID

I am building a client portal where my clients can log in and see all their pending projects, completed projects and create new projects. Though I'm stuck at the start. The dropdown menu is called ...
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Removing hierarchical pages in the permalink

I have several pages set up in a hierarchy on my site. Currently the site's pages and URLs look like this. Page name | Current URL | Preferred URL ...
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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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Make post slug have priority over category slug

I have a wordpress site where the category base is stripped from the url. Now, when a category has a certain slug that's similar to a post slug, the category is shown. I would like to show the post ...
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rewrite get parameter with custom post type

I am trying now for a couple days to solve the following Problem: I have a custom post type called gallery. I need the URL http://example.com/gallery/FOOBAR to be parsed like ...
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Adding another word in front of post url

I have a wordpress website with bunch of posts. My problem is that I need to change the URLs from website.com/post-name to website.com/specialword/post-name The "specialword" is what I need to ...
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Social Media Links on homepage - within posts/post loop

On my WordPress site I've got a social sharing bar that I created myself. Here's a picture of the social sharing bar: http://d.pr/i/ucSG - I have the social sharing links included within 'index.php' ...
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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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Limiting the number of words or characters in the slug/permalink

Limiting the number of words or characters in Wordpress slug/permalink. I would like to limit the number to the first 5 words (or 20 characters) even if the post title is longer. example: Title: ...
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Dynamic page slug for Custom Taxonomies?

I have a custom page "fine-art", which lists the different types of fine art that we produce based on the custom-taxonomy "fine_art_category". Some of the custom taxonomies are wood, metal, Fine Art ...
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301 Redirects for Changed Permalink Structure & Category Base

I'm redeveloping a site on a fresh WP install. The old site had the following permalink structure: domain.com/CATEGORY/POSTNAME/ The new site has the following permalink structure: ...
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Rewrite permalinks for custom posttype and custom taxonomy

How to rewrite permalinks for a custom posttype and custom taxonomy? I have a custom taxonomy: region, and a custom posttype: business. Now, how to rewrite the permalink, so that for a category, ...
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Non-Latin Characters in permalinks

I was opened this idea 7 months ago: http://wordpress.org/extend/ideas/topic/non-latin-characters-need-love Still i couldnt find a solution for it. Simply what i want? Want to use "şŞ İı Ğğ Üü Öö ...