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 not working in Apache2 Ubuntu 14.04

In my local machine, wordpress permalinks not working. After research I found that wordpress not creating .htaccess file. For this I followed below steps. Manually create a ".htaccess" file and ...
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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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disable permalink on custom post type

I have created a custom post type, but I do not want it to have a permalink. By default, after entering post title, it creates a perma link. I do not them to be generated. From my reading, it is said ...
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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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How do I turn off 301 redirecting posts (not canonical)?

I noticed a strange behavior in WordPress where it automatically 301 redirects certain URL structures for posts. For example, I have a post entry for: mysite.com/999/about-us Then, you would think ...
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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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Custom post types and permalinks : What a mess !

I know that's a common problem with the custom-post-types, but I'm stuck there. I created a custom-post-type named 'cpt_soins'. I have no page with similar name (singular/plural)... I tried with ...
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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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Why does WordPress 3.0.4 keep deleting the contents of the .htaccess file?

I just installed WordPress 3.0.4 on a GoDaddy hosted server. And I've been having a problem with my .htaccess file. For some reason, WordPress automatically erases all the mod_rewrite configuration ...
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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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How to get permalinks with category base working with sub-categories

I ran into an issue with a site that needs the category base also included in the custom permalink structure. I know this is an issue and I have read many posts like this that gave me some insight... ...
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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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How to achieve this permalink -> category-name/custom-post-type-name/post-name

I am trying to use categories to provide the structure for my site. I will create sections on my site called England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland . These will be categories. My posts will use custom ...
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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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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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WooCommerce change category url and product base

I want to display the url's like this: for Category: /webshop/categories/hoodies/ for products: /webshop/categories/hoodies/test-product how is this possible without giving me 404 not found ...
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Disable Single Post View for Specific Taxonomy on Custom Post Type

we have a somewhat unique problem with a specific Custom Post Type that was developed for a client. It basically boils down to a need to disable the single post view for any posts that have been ...
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Custom Post Type Permalink Page Not Found

I've been wasting hours and hours trying to solve a permalink issue with custom post types. It keeps returning page not found (404). When I use the default permalinks, it works, but when I switch 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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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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Add a css class to a taxonomy permalink

I need to add a css class to every <a> element retrieved by the_terms() (or similar function) in order to open the taxonomy permalink in a fancybox modal window. I've been searching this whole ...
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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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array_pop() expects array, boolean given for $event_type_term ->slug

I have the following function I wrote … add_filter('post_type_link', 'events_permalink_structure', 10, 4); function events_permalink_structure($post_link, $post, $leavename, $sample) { if ( ...
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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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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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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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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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Remove Taxonomy Slug when No Taxonomy is Assigned to Custom Post Type?

I have a custom post type called ‘sets’ and a taxonomy set up under it called ‘project’. Most of the posts under this custom post type will be assigned one project term, but not necessarily. When a ...
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Why Wordpress Can't Handle site.com/%postname%/someword ? Gives 404

I have noticed I get an advantage using /%post_id%/%postname% since any mistake etc after sitename.com/123/wrong-words?some=params&etc=etc gets redirected to the correct post. But for ...
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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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How to get this JavaScript working with get_permalink

I am pretty new to this awesome forum, therefore not sure if this question below belongs here. A little JavaScript, which works perfect when I drop a static url in it but I can't figure out how to do ...
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URL rewriting must be activated manually for my plugin

I am creating a Wordpress plugin which create pages (with get_header(), get_footer() and get_sidebar()) for searching through an API. Of course, I have defined some rules for URL rewriting like this: ...
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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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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)?