Rewrite rules modify a web URL's appearance. This modification is called URL rewriting. Rewritten URLs (sometimes known as short, fancy URLs, search engine friendly - SEF URLs, or slugs) are used to provide shorter and more relevant-looking links to web pages. The technique adds a layer of ...

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Changing default slug of post to the post id

Is it possible to change the default slug from the post title to a number? For example, the current url to a blog post would be: baseurl/blog/the-title-of-the-post Lets say the id of the post is ...
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WP Rewrite - some rewrite rules are ignored and instead a redirect is served

I am trying to allow any URI that's prefixed with pf/ to show a page without redirection. I do this by filtering rewrite_rules_array and simply duplicating the rules with a pf/ prefix public function ...
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How to building pretty URLs to reflect category hierarchy?

At the moment, this is how I access brands (custom post type) on my page: http://example.com/<base>/<brand> I would like to access brands like this: ...
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Wordpress add_rewrite_rule with priority

I'm working on a Wordpress website which shows companies in a city. The URL's are like www.address.com/new-york/. I've created a rewrite rule for this and it works but now i'm not able to visit any ...
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How to change the displayed URL?

I'd like URLs like this: http://example.com/root/branch/twig/ be rewritten and displayed to a URL like the one below: http://example.com/root/twig/ At the moment, the two URLs point to the same ...
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Rewrite rules goes away

I have a strange issue. The custom rewrite rules are registered correctly in my plugin activation hook. But, if I go to the permalinks settings page and clic on "Save changes" I lost the rewrite rules ...
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Where, When, & How to Properly Flush Rewrite Rules Within the Scope of a Plugin?

I am having a bit of a strange issue with rewrite rules not flushing properly. I have tried using flush_rewrite_rules(); and flush_rewrite_rules(true);. I have also tried globalizing $wp_rewrite ...
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How to check if a rewrite rule exists

A common problem with rewrite rules added in a theme is that there is no obvious hook on which you can flush the rewrite rules. The problem is getting harder when you update a theme with new code that ...
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WP Job Manger change jobs url (NOT slug)

I'm using the WP Job Manager plugin in my wordpress website. The list of my jobs is currently found on /jobs . I would like to have it on /careers . The listing of all jobs is not a page so I can't ...
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All pages after level 1 showing 404 after WordPress migration plugin - how to fix?

I am in the process of moving my blog away from GoDaddy (yey!) to HostGator. I used the migration plugin on GoDaddy tat created the gz archive of the database, and I copied all my files over to the ...
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Need help with rewrite for an archive page under a specific category

I have two CPTs, cartoon-series and episodes. I have one taxonomy, cartoon-series which is used to link the two CPTs together (long story - other threads for a complex issue). I have rewrites that ...
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Need help with complex custom post type setup

I have three custom post types: cartoon-series, episodes, and special-features. Right now I have cartoon-series posts set to be post-parents of episodes and special-features posts. That's the only ...
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Custom Post Type won't Register

I'm hoping one of you WP gurus can spot what I am missing. I have a CPT that won't register for some reason. It' virtually identical to another CPT that is registered just fine. I have a custom post ...
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Pass tax_query variables in URL

I'm trying to create some URLs rewrite for my site, but now I'm stuck. I have this structure in my permalinks: example.com/%custom-type%/%category%/%postname% The full URL is already working: ...
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Rewrite for custom type and custom taxonomy

Hello I created a custom post type using the Types Plugin, this custom type has the slug menu, and my permalink structure looks like that: example.com/%custom-type%/%category%/%postname% ...
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Custom rewrite rule returns post instead of (start)page

I need a custom rewrite rule so that /a/b/c/d/123 points to the startpage because my own plugin on the startpage needs those parameters from the URL. / I was able to accomplish most of ...
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Nginx rewrite rule conflict with WordPress permalinks rule

Facing issue with nginx url rewrite rules. What I want is to serve http://example.com/2015/03/23/post-title/ page when someone tries to access http://example.com/2015/03/23/myfeed/post-title/ url. And ...
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Rewriting top level URL to point to custom taxonomy in addition to pages and categories

I need the top level URL on a blog to point to custom taxonomy, in addition to categories and pages which are the default. For example, currently if a visitor goes to example.com/entertainment, ...
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URL rewriting with custom user meta “/%shop_name%/gallery/%gallery%”

I have created a custom user meta = shop_name in User Profile and custom post type gallery The default URL of the post is http://localhost/gallery/%gallery% which i have modified to below given URL ...
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Change page /2 to /transcript with a Rewrite

I set up this rule (in functions.php) function custom_rewrite_basic() { add_rewrite_rule( 'episode/([^/]+)/transcript', ...
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Wordpress Custom post type single page 404 error

I have a wordpress website where I am using custom post types. I have an error on all single custom post type pages of one of the custom post type called products registered as portfolio. If I refresh ...
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Rewrite URL in address bar for a specific page [closed]

My client has purchased a new "vanity" domain name that they want to use to forward peoplle to a specific page I've set up on their wordpress site. I've set up web forwarding on the new domain so ...
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Using category slug in add_rewrite rule

I'm using this function ro rewrite URLs: function archive_rewrite_rules(){ add_rewrite_rule( 'inspiracao/([^/]*)/([0-9]{4})/?$', ...
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Rewrite rules with htpasswd doesn't work

I am trying to set a password for my wp-login.php page using .htpasswds, it works without adding wordpress rewriting rules <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> RewriteEngine On RewriteBase / RewriteRule ...
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rewrite taxonomy-{taxonomy}-{term}.php terms

I try to figure out a rewrite problem, that is a somewhat over my head, so i ask here to find out what i can do. I use this two solutions from Jeff 1 and Milo 2, to get a full-path url for my custom ...
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How to prefix all rewrite rules in wordpress?

I want to prefix all permalinks in wordpress, and get this value from query_args. For example http://wp.dev/sample-page transform in http://wp.dev/en/sample-page. I want for all permalink, for page ...
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How do I turn off the blog and archives?

Is there a fixed set of htaccess rewrite rules I can use to "turn off" everything blogging related? It's not enough to just not show the links in the menu, I want to completely hide everything ...
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Reading Settings -> Front Page displays “Static Page” being reset

Every day my WordPress blog is going from a static page, back to "your latest posts". I am not setting this setting, something is doing this automatically! Any ideas what to check for? Is there any ...
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RewriteRule directive not working without [P] flag

I need to rewrite some URL's, but I ran into strange problem. For some reason RewriteRule directive only works if I use proxy flag, for example: RewriteRule ^foo$ /www_dev/test/page2-2/ [P] works as ...
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rewire rule for custom taxonomy of custom post type

So I have spent almost a week trying to solve this problem, I have a custom post type called Product with a custom taxonomy called Category. What I want is be able to list all products in a category ...
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add_rewrite Rule

I want to add a rewrite rule, the remove the "base" from a custom taxonomy link. There current structure is: http://example.com/bundesland/TERMSLUG I would like to have it like this: ...
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Remove rewrite path for custom taxonomy [duplicate]

I want to get rid of the rewrite path for a custom taxonomy. This is the way, I register it: register_taxonomy( 'bl_tax', array( 'stadt'), array( 'label' ...
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Custom query_vars and parse_request on wp-admin

I've read this post http://wordpress.org/support/topic/query-vars-in-admin and although it's quite an old question, it suits me perfectly. I'm trying to accomplish what I already posted here: ...
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How bad is flush_rules() on init hook?

According to the Codex: [...] This function can be extremely costly in terms of performance. It should be used as sparingly as possible - such as during activation or deactivation of plugins or ...
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How to check if last uri segment is a custom post type or taxonomy term?

After following Jeffs suggestion on this thread to create nested parent and child taxonomy terms within a permalink like... url.com/custom-post-type/taxonomy-parent/taxonomy-child/cpt-entry It ...
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Rewrite Rule for Multilingual Website, Like qTranslate?

I would like to write my own little plugin for language switching. For that, the very first thing would be to get the rewrite rules running. I have been looking around the web for 2 hours, but I ...
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How to completely overwrite and replace the permalink rewrite rules?

The site I'm working on has a very specific permalink structure, one that is very different from the default wordpress permalinks. I don't want to add rules; I want to replace the rules entirely with ...
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Ignore specific URI segment

I've set up a custom post type and have it displaying correctly at /archive and /archive/single - what I want to be able to do is allow specific segments in place of /single to still show the ...
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Custom rewrite rules without a sub folder path to identify clash with pages

I need to be able to have routes to links that are both pages and products from the main wordpress root directory, without anything to distinguish between what a product (which is a template_redirect) ...
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add_rewrite_rule, plugin activation and plugin deactivation

I see a lot of example showing to call add_rewrite_rule in your init hook, e.g. function add_my_custom_rewrite() { add_rewrite_rule(... } add_action('init', 'add_my_custom_rewrite'); and in ...
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Add a query string to ALL links on site

Our client would like to embed his site into an iframe in their software backend. I get a query string on the first link but need to make sure that string persists across URLs for all links and ...
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If term and page have the same slug, how can I view the term archive?

I am using a custom taxonomy with the term slug 'nursery'. I'm also using a page with the slug 'nursery'. I can view the page fine, but trying to view the 'nursery' term archive page as fetched by ...
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Custom rewrite rules are sending everything to index.php

I'm creating a site where users work together on teams to create films. Currently, I'm setting up an edit page on the front end for team managers. I've just got a simple isset() check on a query var ...
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How to create custom URL routes?

I have a very peculiar requirement, hopefully I can explain it without being too confusing. I created a page template where I list some properties I get from an external XML file, so far no problems, ...
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Rewrite rules and query for virtual page

My question comes from this one. I have never really touched on rewrite rules as frankly, they still do not make sense to me What I have I have successfully build the following link ...
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How can you create a Permalink structure on a WordPress site?

Let's say I want to create a wordpress site that has a folder structure such as: http://www.example.com/cars/ http://www.example.com/cars/red-cars/ Yet I want people to be able to comment on both ...
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WordPress doesn't remember my custom rewrite rule

I have the following code: function b09_custom_rewrite_rule() { add_rewrite_rule( 'utils/([^/]+)/?', 'index.php?utils=$matches[1]', 'top' ); flush_rewrite_rules(); } ...
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Rewrite url for custom post type

I'm using WPML plugin to translate my site. I have a custom post type called "vinos" and I use this args: $args = array( 'labels' => $labels, 'hierarchical' => false, ...
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Using two permalinks for one post

Using two permalinks for one post I am developing a wordpress website for a client, the client want to show 2 separate templaes for post details the scenario will be. user clicks on post and our ...
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How to Add Pages Under Custom Post Type URL Structure?

How can I add pages under the URL structure of a Custom Post Type? For example... If I had a Custom Post Type called "Knowledge Base" ... Located at: domain.com/knowledge-base/ ... and I wanted to ...