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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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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How can I make internal anchor links work with WordPress's permalinks?

I've got a custom template page called 'shop', which is found at the URL http://mysite.com/shop/. This page lays out all the posts of post_type 'product' like this: <div class="product"> ...
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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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Wordpress Custom Post Type Repeated 404 Errors

I've got a WordPress CPT that I've had running for a couple weeks. There weren't any problems with it. In the last couple days, it's been going haywire. Every few minutes, WordPress forgets that the ...
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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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Changing my permalink structure - will new layout conflict with existing page?

My site has a blog page at /blog/, with links to blog posts. A post will have a URL starting at the root of the site, which is a bit jarring. I'd like to have the posts URLs appear as if they are ...
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Minimal custom permalink structure

I'm aware that there are posts discussing this issue already (e.g. http://wordpress.stackexchange.com/questions/1364/what-is-the-best-permalink-structure-for-seo) but I have a specific set of ...
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Wordpress overrides the GET variables, (page_id) set in HTACCESS

I have a wordpress site that is extremely large and pushing Wordpress to its limits. It uses a number of pages/categories and a lot of .htaccess rules to organise the various sections of the site, ...
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What is the best permalink structure for SEO?

In the past I've used the Day and Name or Month and Name settings. Should the date structure be omitted and just have /%postname%/ ? Ie does having the date information reduce the quality of the ...
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Why does the 'Month and Name' Permalink Format not Work on my new Wordpress Site (running on IIS7)?

I have just created a new Wordpress site (version 3.0.1) on a Windows 2003 server, but the 'Month and Time' permalink format does not work. It gives a 404 error when I use it. All of the other ...
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Change of permalink structure - redirects in htaccess breaks the archive links

When I started with my blog, the permalinks and following structure: http://<domain>/%year%/%monthnum%/%day%/%postname%/ Some time ago, I changed the permalink structure to ...
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Change Permalinks Structure to a Sequential Number for Each Post?

I've just created a draft on my blog, and it's post ID is 1. After creating another draft, the post id for this last post is 3! I was hoping to see them in sequential order, so in the future I'll have ...
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Setting up WordPress with Custom Permalinks and no .htaccess File?

I have a client that strongly prefers to disable .htaccess files because they like to set the Apache configurations themselves. However, they still want SEO-friendly URLs. Is there a way to have ...
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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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Permalink Problems

From the WordPress support forums: Hi, this is my website http://www.mp3ojax.com. I want to insert permalinks on the images on main page This is the code: <a href="<?php ...
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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 ...