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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Is there a user-facing interface to edit an attachment's permalink?

If you use the [gallery] tag at all you know that permalinks for image attachments end up like blog.com/2011/03/18/post-permalink/attachment-permalink. The URL extension from the post permalink ...
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Custom post type permalink endpoint

I have a custom post type called "destinations" and I have set the EP mask for the post type to default EP_PERMALINK. I have added a couple of endpoints as follows : add_filter( 'query_vars', ...
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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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Does WordPress Change the .htaccess File When Updating?

I've just implemented a new WP website, replacing an older hardcoded HTML site. I will be adding 301 redirects in the .htaccess file to point the old URIs to the new WP Permalinks. My questions is, ...
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Different permalink for posts and authors

I tried to avoid ask this question, because I think that must be simple, but after long hours trying to get an answer I cant achieve it. I am trying to get a permalink structure like this: ...
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Using $_GET variables in the URL?

I need to generate a simple error message on a page by passing a variable through the URL. The URL is structured as follows: http://site.com/parent-category/category/?error=pause I'm sure it's the ...
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Custom permalink structure for custom post type

I´m using the following code to create a new post type: /* Create custom post type: "Tilbud" */ register_post_type('tilbud', array( 'label' => __('Tilbud'), 'public' => true, 'show_ui' => ...
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How to get the url to tag & category base set by the user?

I'm searching for half an hour now on how to get the url/permalink base in Wordpress (the 'category' and 'tag' value set in the backend). Could you please point me in the right direction? I want to ...
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How to modify URL structures in custom post types and taxonomies or terms

I am well aware that there are several posts covering the topic of customizing the permalink URL structure of custom post types, custom taxonomies, and taxonomy terms. However, none of them are real ...
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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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Facebook Comment Count

I am a bit of an amateur when it comes to PHP and WordPress but I have rigged up the following code: function fb_comment_count($url = 'some url here') { $filecontent = ...
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Using underscores instead of hyphens in the permalink

What's the best way to ensure that post and page slugs use underscores instead of hyphens, without needing to edit the slug manually (or updating the page manually) Current permalink: ...
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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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Create slugs programmatically

I'm updating programmatically posts in a WP 3.01 install, using custom made tools. Sometimes I do change programmatically post_status from DRAFT to PUBLISHED using custom SELECT queries, however this ...
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Determine WP_Query parameters from URL

I'm wondering if it's possible to determine WP_Query parameters by only using the given page URL. The reason I'm trying to do this because I'm developing a SPA theme (and ultimately a JSON response) ...
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remove custom post type permalink

I've registered post type with following -- $holidayLabels = array( 'name' => __( 'Holidays'), 'singular_name' => __( 'Holidays'), 'all_items' => __( 'All Holidays'), ...
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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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Why is “/page/2/” not working?

Finally got pagination to work with the below code, but now the pagination links to /videos/page/2/, which doesn't exist. How do I get page 2 to work? <?php $temp = $wp_query; $wp_query= null; ...
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Must permalinks always point to single post pages?

Suppose that I have a blog with few posts per month, and no comments, and I don't want to show posts in single post pages, but always "in context" (say, together with the posts in its month - or ...
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Why does a custom post type need the ''hierarchical' args setting?

I'm struggling with understanding some things about CPTs and and could do with some help. I can see that taxonomies often need to be hierarchical, but can't see how/when a custom post type would be? ...
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Creating a path in a plugin to call a function

Okay, let's assume that I want to create a dynamic "printable" page using a system that doesn't play well with wordpress's theming engine, is there a way for me to define a "permalink" in my plugin ...
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Using %postname% tag with a Custom Permastruct creates 400 Bad Request Errors from the server

This is related to another question that I had asked earlier. I'm doing some rewrite code to create some custom permalinks for a custom post type. I think I'm getting it mostly working except I'm ...
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Permalink rewrite 404 conflict- WordPress Taxonomies/ CPT

Wondering if someone could tell me why sub pages (child pages) no longer work (eg: www.mysite.com/type/childpage). I have a page called "Type" (working fine), and I wish to have Child Pages of "Type" ...
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Custom Post Type: Get most recent permalink

Stupid question, I bet: I'm doing a website for an artist where I have a custom post type of "Painting". How do I get the permalink of the one added most recently?
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Using WP rather than .htaccess to redirect pages/posts

I run a site with over 100 specific redirects in the htaccess for legacy html files that were subsequently brought into WP. There are also rules for pages within a date range to redirect to the home ...
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Where is the old post permalink slug stored?

I published an article with permalink slug: http://domain.com/writing Then after publishing, I changed the permalink slug to writing-lorem. Now, whenever I visit /writing, it redirects to ...
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Permalinks, Rewrites, Get Variables, Oh My!

Ok, so I know it's a silly title, but it's exactly how I feel right now.. I've created some custom rewrites for WordPress and they work great, the only problem is that now I need to add pagination. ...
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Resolve a custom post type name vs. page permalink conflict (same slug)

I have a custom post type called "visningshus", and also a Page with that slug. This is as it should (must) be. Currently, "http://my-site.com/visningshus" lists all posts of that type. I want to ...
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Why would Numeric permalinks work, but %postname% won't?

[Question edited as I discovered more] I have a weird problem, in that my permalinks do not work. Well actually, it works when the permalink-structure is set to something which begins with static ...
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How to increase the character limit for post name of 200?

I have post name in Thai which uses UTF-8 character. Many of them encode into super long in ASCII e.g. วิธีการหลีกเลี่ยงข้อผิดพลาดทั้ง-8-ในชีวิตการแต่งงาน I've changed the type of "post_name" using ...
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If permalink is equal to current site url

Is there a way to add a class to a div, when the current site url is equal to the permalink of a post? I need a class "current" to my custom made menu. I put the posts links in a list item with a ...
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Some posts returning 404 instead of displaying post

I'm having a problem with my Wordpress install. All of a sudden some of my posts return 404 errors when I try to go to their permalink. My post names are all numbers and this started happening when my ...
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Change link to other post to shortlink in the editor

Curently if we use the insert link dialog to insert a link to another post, WordPress always use the permalink of that post. The problem is when we change permalink structure, that link will be ...
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Mass Permalink Changer

I recently converted a site from Moveable Type to WordPress and noticed that the permalinks for each post are short, cut off and have underscores in them. What I am looking to do is if there is a ...
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Random post permalink

I want to make a random permalink for each new post. For example when an author creates a new post, he gets this kind of permalink automatically: http://mysite.com/x5Kvy6 (like bit.ly). But I want to ...
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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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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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flexible rewrite 'ramble' URLs with Wordpress

I want to access my post with id 17 like this: http://localhost/archives/17/moot-bla-foo-ramble In other words, the id shall decide, everything thereafter may (or may not) be the slug or anything ...
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WooCommerce permalinks [closed]

I got the following question: When I go to a WooCommerce category, the link displays like this: http://www.example.com/product-category/category/ Where the bold text is the link like it is and the ...
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What Defines What Category A Post Picks (if in multiple)

If I have a post in multiple categories, what defines what category shows up in the URL? Assuming I have permalinks setup as /%category%/%postname% is it the ID or the name?
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Migrating Wordpress blog to New Webhosts, something is adding a # and gibberish

I just migrated a WordPress blog from one host provider to another. Did a clean install on the new server, and everything seems to be working fine except all the permalinks for some reason add a ...
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Get Permalink of Network Blog Post

I am trying to write a function that will allow me to specify a post ID and a blog ID, and then have it return the permalink and title of the blog post. I need this to be efficient because the ...
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Nice RSS Feed URLs for each custom post type

By default WP seems to display all posts of all types in the main RSS feed. You have to add a post_type query variable to show post of a certain type... So how can I turn this: ...
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How to change “permalink” structure in “Wordpress Thesis” theme?

I have installed Thesis theme. The default permalink structure is BLOGURL/%postid%/ When I change it to BLOGURL/%postname%/, I can't access the pages. I have modified .htaccess file and the "nav_bar ...
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Remove Custom Taxonomy Base

I am using custom taxonomies with WordPress 3.0.4 I am wondering if anyone knows how to remove the taxonomy base from the URL? I have seen plugins that do it for categories and tags, but not for ...
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Search result permalink

how to make permalink available for search result page /?s=one+two+ok to /search/one-two-ok/ thank
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Categories' hierarchy in URL

The posts in the website I'm currently working on have multiple hierarchical categories applied to each of them. For instance: Source - Books -- Moby Dick -- Sherlock Holmes The permalinks are set ...
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Apostrophe in permalink results in page not found

I'm working through a migration from Drupal to a WP multisite network, I've got a post meta field that contains the URL of the old post (mostly to maintain social counts and such) that I'm using for ...
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Permalink Settings: optional settings doesn’t apply to editor

In my WordPress 3.8 in my "Permalink Settings" I've chosen the option "Post name". Then I've added "Optional" for "Category" ( %category%/%postname% ), the URLs works like I wanted - ...
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Permalink redirection from 'Day and name' to 'Post name'

In my blog, I used the Day and name permalink structure for many days. Recently I came to know the SEO tips and made the permalink structure to Post name. So I migrated from: ...