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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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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Custom permalink structure leads to be 404 on pagination

I have a permalink issue. For your information, there are a few different categories within a website and there are many posts in a single category. My permalink setting is: Custom Stucture: ...
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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: ...
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How to assign a Permalink to a Function

In Drupal, you can assign a URI to a function that gets called, like this: function mymodule_menu() { return array( 'custom_uri' => array( 'page callback' => ...
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Setting 404 page in Nginx

I am using this page (http://wiki.nginx.org/WordPress) to setup my WordPress on a nginx/php-fpm server. Everything is okay, except the 404 page When I request www.example.com/foo, it send me the ...
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custom post type permalinks with category and tags

I have a custom post type called 'designs' and have registered taxonomy 'design_category' and 'design_tag'. I'm trying to get the permalinks as follows but not having much luck - seems having 2 ...
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Custom Post Type “Event” with custom permalink structure

I need some help about Custom permalinks for custom post types. I have created a custom post type called "evento" and 3 custom fields for storing date, month and year of the events. I would like to ...
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How to get wordpress link to fully evaluate when coming from facebook

The short version: Any link from Facebook to a page stops evaluating at the "hardcoded page" in the wordpress press install, ignoring the remaining parts of the URL. It doesn't allow the shortcode ...
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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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Custom permalink structure only for default posts

Does anybody know how to modify the url struct only for the single post page? When I go to a post page, the url should look like: example.com/xxx/my-post. All other urls (with the exception of the ...
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Removing taxonomy base using WP rewrite

I´m trying to create the following URL structure: example.com/attractions <-- post type archive example.com/attractions/taxonomy_term <-- taxonomy archive ...
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Removing /blog/ from multisites cause infinite redirection

I have a wp installed with multisite enabled and working with subdirectories. I noticed that in the main blog (the one that exists by default on the root), the posts links had a "/blog" in the url ...
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Getting archive pages in WP's AJAX internal link finder?

I often need to link to custom taxonomy term archive pages and would love to be able to do so through the AJAX internal link navigator added to the visual editor in 3.1. Is there any way to get this ...
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Nicest way to 301 Redirect traffic when changing permalink settings

If I change my permalink structure, is there is a nice way to handle when people/bots go to the old structure? I presume I can add use .htaccess and write a rule to redirect based on a 301 but is it ...
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custom permalink/shortlink with base62 encoded post ID

I want my post-links to look like /%post_id62%_%postname%/ where %post_id62% is the post ID in base62 encoding (e.g. http://example.com/y9Rlf_test/) and my shortlinks to consist of /%post_id62% only ...
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How to replace “wp-content/blogs.dir” with “media” for attachment permalinks?

How to replace "wp-content/blogs.dir" with "media" for attachment permalinks in a multisite environment? This is how links look now: ...
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Adjust which tempalte a page uses with a function?

I know if I had a page that had a permalink such as /stories/ then I could create a page in my template called page-stores.php and it would load in place of the default page.php when that page loaded ...
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Multiple post types - share same ReWrite slug?

I've run into another wonderful 404 issue. I'm trying to have 2 seperate post types that share the same rewrite slug. I've flushed my rewrite rules, and when I test only 1 of the CPT works- the ...
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Custom post type permalinks breaking due to 3.1 bug fix

So I just updated a site to 3.1 that uses several custom post types. When I had made the site I had not noticed at the time the $post_type parameter for register_post_type has to be in all lowercase ...
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WordPress 3.1 not compatible with jQuery Mobile?

I recently updated to WordPress 3.1, and with that update, something very interesting happened. Links became unclickable -- clicking on any link would literally result in nothing happening. ...
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%tag% in permalink not working

I use custom permalink structure: /%tag%/%postname%/ and it is not working. I get url - http://mydomain.com/%tag%/post/. So there is no tag name, just %tag%. If i place %category% instead ot %tag%, ...
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Category links suddenly started giving 404 errors

My Wordpress blog suddenly seems to have started giving me 404 errors when accessing category pages. For example, http://blog.rtwilson.com/category/tok-related/. Interestingly, this doesn't happen for ...
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Different permalink structure per category

Just for curiosity, is it possible to have a different permalink scheme for different templates or categories? For example, for post "XYZ leach review" in category pets/dogs to have ...
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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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How to remove category from wordpress url?

I am new to wordpress so i am facing a problem in removing /category/ from wordpress URL http://domain/category/category-name So i would like to know how to remove /category/ from the url. I have ...
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Add specific word to default page permalink

Right now I am working on one of my client's project. Its all about amazon product display. My client wants me to change the permalinks of all posts, pages, serch results, archive pages, ...
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How to exclude uncategorized from permalink structure /%category%/%postname%/

I'm using a custom permalink structure: /%category%/%postname%/ So that my posts are listed like: mysite.com/widgets/blue-widget This works fine as long as "blue-widget" exists in one and only ...
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How to find out who handles a permalink?

My previous question isn't faring too well. I guess it may be too specific. Let me approach the problem from another direction. There's an URL within my Wordpress site. It's occupied - sending the ...
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Multisite wordpress and subdomain URL collisions

I have a multisite WordPress installed on a server using a domain, site.com and I have a subdomain setup in WordPress, so subsites are at sub1.site.com, sub2.site.com etc. In addition to this, the ...
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How to Display ACF Relationship Custom Field as Link to Specific Custom Post?

OK. I am reading this ACF tutorials, but I am not getting into this. I have 2 post types: Lists and Contacts. Every List must be related to some Contact, and I use Relationship custom field type ...
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How to use author id in post permalink

Currently, Wordpress supports author name in the post permalink by using %author%. Is it possible to add the author id to the permalink? For example, changing this: ...
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Put a link to a category round a hard coded A HREF

In my footer I have hard coded the links and would like to link some to there category, I could just copy the full URL to it and paste in the href="" but I would rather call it using php. My ...
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Social sharing post's shortlink instead of permalink

Is there a way to force a social sharing plugin to use the shortlink each of my WP posts automatically gets (YOURLS service in my case) to pass to the social service the visitor clicked, instead of ...
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Change permalink for a single post type only

At present I'm using this permalink structure /%category%/%postname%/. There are some existing post type. I want to change permalink for image post type to image/%post_id%/, and don't want to affect ...
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custom post type default permalink

Is it possible to use the permalink structure defined in the Wordpress settings panel for custom post types? And if so, how do I do that? I currently have: function add_posts_two() { $labels = ...
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New categories are now going to 404s

I have a WPMU site with hundreds of blogs on it. We are on 3.4.2 and this is the first time I'm seeing this issue within a few of my sites. Basically, what happens is that I'll create a new category ...
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Redirect old permalinks to new permalinks

I changed the permalink structure from /%category%/%postname%/ to /%year%/%monthnum%/%postname%// How can I redirect all old posts to the new ones (eg: via htaccess)?
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How to fix a double slash in custom permalinks with hierarchical taxonomy's?

Following the solution from Jeff @ Custom permalinks - post type - hierarchical taxonomy's I managed to rewrite my url's for custom taxonomy's. However i do have one thing that bothers me and ...
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Removing leading zeros from custom permalink structure

My WordPress website currently uses this custom permalink structure: %author%/%year%/%monthnum%/%day%/%postname% In this case, %monthnum% instantiates numbered dates with a leading zero -- e.g., "09" ...
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Getting links to work the same on development and production

I am working on a website where I am specifying links to pages within my site in other pages. I am using the same permalink post name structure i.e. http://example.com/sample-post on both development ...
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Permalinks for custom post-types within custom taxonomies not found

I have tried to apply the advice offered by TheDeadMedic in this post to achieve the following URL structure: example.com/activities = a WP page example.com/activities/type-term = a custom archive ...
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Using only %postname%

So I see everyone's arguements against using this, but that seems like a huge flaw in Wordpress because a domain name as close to the root is crucial to a site's SEO. I want my site which has rough ...
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Custom post type hierarchical permalinks not behaving as expected for parent/child pages

When you have Pages with children, the permalink structure works something like this: example.com/parent-page/child-page/ All well and good. Trying to go to this URL: example.com/child-page/ ...
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Custom post type's get_permalink returns wrong url

Currently my permalink setting is /paper/%postname%/. I am developing a plugin, so the following is done during the activation. I am programatically adding a new custom-post-type called 'meta', like ...
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How to change permalink structure for custom post type and it's taxonomies?

This is a repost of an earlier question I had, but I like to go into more details now to be able to fully solve this. So again, with (normal) posts changing the permalink is as easy as going to ...
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Can't get rewrite rules working

Basically I want to rewrite: /edit/test-post to an existing page with a parameter: /edit?e=test-post From the examples in the Codex I created: add_filter( ...
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How to change the category in URL for posts in multiple categories?

How can I change the category slug that appears in the URL of a post that's in multiple categories? I'd like to change the default WordPress behaviour of using the category with the lowest id. I ...
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Custom Post Type Permalink / Rewrite not working immediately

Hitting a brick wall with the following: I have: 1 custom post type called cpt_community 1 custom taxonomy called tax_community If I set 'rewrite' => true in my CPT registration, then ...