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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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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Wordpress not respecting template hierarchy (fetches index.php instead of single.php or page.php)

I've encountered a strange error while developing a custom theme. After finishing editing the template for a custom post type single view, I passed onto working at the template files for pages and I ...
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Difference between flush_rewrite_rules() and Settings > Permalinks

The issue I'm currently having is that I have 404 errors on all of my pages besides the home page. I can recreate this when I import and overwrite the WordPress database. Sometimes it happens after ...
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Custom Endpoint For Custom Post Type from Child Theme

I'm working with a child theme. Main theme has a custom post type called "Place". I need to change that into "Location". However, I changed all levels using wp_post_types object. Now I need to change ...
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How to add custom rewrite rule to .htaccess?

I want to add a custom rewrite rule to my .htaccess file using a function inside functions.php The rewrite rule I want to add is as follows: RedirectMatch 301 ^/author/(.+)$ http://name-blog.com/$1 ...
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Flush rewrite rules on option update with Settings API

I'm working on some plugin where I need to enable custom URL rewrites. I want to enable editing of custom URL through Settings API, so basically I did everything that's needed to validate and update ...
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permalink problem in my .htaccess page

Please give me a suggestion for my question. when we set permalink in our site then the .htaccess code is RewriteRule ^index\.php$ - [L] RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f RewriteCond ...
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Change the custom post type permalink

I have projects category in my theme ( custom post type ). my link goes like this http://shaowtriger.com/project/naim/ my required link is http://shaowtriger.com/brands/naim/ I also ...
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I want to add one extra field to my URLs, I'm using Rewrite functions but it doesn't work

I think my question isn't in the right way, I just ask it. I want this routings for my wordpress site (for example in Custom PostType Archive page): example.com/VALUE => ...
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Add_rewrite_rule doesn't seem to work?

I am trying to get my two custom post types to work properly. Let's say the two Custom Post Types (CPT) are books and reviews. now i like mydomain.com/books/the-great-gatsby/reviews/33 to show ...
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Why won't this rewrite rule work?

Here's the setup. I have a custom post type 'Businesses'. I have a custom taxonomy 'Display Category'. And I have a second custom taxonomy 'Filters' Both taxonomies are set to work with the custom ...
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Where to hook to bypass instantiating WP_Query?

I'm a bit stalled in a plugin creation, as I do not find a way to elegantly hook things up. A strip down version of my problem is the following: Boot Wordpress completely (core and plugins) Detect ...
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Disable RewriteRules for all plugins and WP programmatically

I want to be able to disable all RewriteRules that WordPress and the plugins use for one page. Is that possible? Basically disable it all when page_id==X.
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fixing permalink structure

I am having trouble with my permalink structure of my site. I have a custom post type and custom taxonomy for that post type. These are both made within PODS if that makes a difference. For whatever ...
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remove base slug from hierarchical custom post type

I've tried various methods posted here and on stackoverflow and none of them work unfortunately. My CPT is "service_locations" and by default has this structure for main pages: ...
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Complicated site setup; previews not working

I have a site which is hosted on a linux box (blog.example.com). I have a main site which is on a separate windows IIS box using the domain www.example.com. I have an IIS rewrite rule which rewrites ...
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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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Exclude one specific slug from rewrite rule

I use the following rewrite rules to show a specific post of a custom post type in a category and all posts of a custom post type within a category: add_filter('rewrite_rules_array', ...
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Rewrite slug of custom post type to include post-id

My current permalink setting is /%postname%/%post_id%/. Would like to use the same with CPT. Currently the URL looks as site.com/questions/title/ Would like to get post id at the end of the url on ...
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Migration from old CMS to WordPress 301 redirection rules?

I need 301 redirection rule for migrating old CMS to WordPress. On old CMS I have URL structure like this: I wish is to move my site to WordPress and to have all old (or most) URLs with 301 redirect ...
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Rewrite Rule Not Working

I am trying to use a rewrite rule to get 3 variables from the URL. Here is my rule: add_action( 'init', 'pe_rewrite' ); function pe_rewrite(){ add_rewrite_rule( ...
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404 when using pagination in a category

I always struggle with pagination in wordpress. I really wish that was a definitive guide to wordpress rewrite rules. I have a site setup this way: permalink custom structure: ...
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174 views

URL rewrite custom taxonomy using add_rewrite_rule() or generate_rewrite_rules()

I'm trying to get my head around amending some URL's for a website I have created. After reading two (very informative) answers (1, 2) but I'm still a little unsure how to approach creating a URL that ...
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How to Combine Two Custom Post Types into Single Permalink Structure

The website uses - A) A hierarcical Custom Post Type "Destination" to support the following structure, so each tier of the hierarchy could have its own unique destination guide: Territory - ...
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How do I reset a rewrite?

I made a mistake in writing a previous rewrite in .htaccess. How do I reset it? My home_url = http://basicsourcemassage.ca/bsmassage My site_url = domain name All pages work fine except for the ...
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Rewrites and Attachments

I'm currently working on a custom post type that has rewrite tags to allow for sub pages. e.g: showcases/project-name/media/ Media being the page. My problem is with attachments and media uploads, ...
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how to change some of the rules in the database

I need to add a rewrite rule for a WP page. I noticed that the rule is already part of the existing set, but apparently it is not correct. With the hope some internal mechanism would have replaced ...
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Help with add_rewrite_rule solution

In my Wordpress blog, I configured permalinks > Category base to "magazine" with links having this format: http://www.mydomain.com/magazine/news/europe/france The above link opens the France ...
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Redirect to a file in a WordPress theme directory

I have a site where http://mysite.com/wp-content/themes/mytheme/pdf.php creates a pdf of some content based on what's in a cookie. That URL is pretty ugly. I'd love the url to simply be ...
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162 views

How to use wp rewrite to hide form action url?

I have a widget that I'm making that builds a multi-step form which retrieves xml data from a third party plugin (http://xmlplugin.com/geoquote.php). While this plugin is available for use already it ...
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21 views

Font Page overrides rewrites

I have a custom rewrite as follows So /shares points to a page I created with a slug images which uses a custom query variable named h626_page. My problem is I want to set the images page as ...
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37 views

Rewrite for page with a possible unknown parent page

I am trying to add a wp rewrite for my plugin that allows users to include a shortcode on a page that will then display a calendar. This calendar then requires url params in order to navigate the ...
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Rewrite the Wordpress URL from custom plugin

I have created a plugin in wordpress. I am making a cURL request to the server and server response is coming to new index.php. Which is in my_plugin/newfolder/newfolder/index.php. Now from the server ...
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Custom post type child page 404

This issue seems to be quite common, but the solutions that worked for others haven't worked for me. I'm using the CPT UI plugin and have created a CPT called 'courses' with the following settings: ...
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Rewriting URLs with Query Strings

I've been (unsuccessfully) attempting to prettify some URLs in a website I'm building in Wordpress, from something like this - ...
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78 views

Rewrite Endpoints and CPTs - How to use in a plugin

I'm working on rewrite rules for a plugin that uses a URL endpoint, /modifier, to create a query_var &modifier=1 to signify it should do something else. The rewrite deals with URLs where ...
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105 views

Using get_query_var() from a plugin

I'm trying to do a redirect feature in a plugin and i have an issue. First, the code: add_action( 'init', function(){ add_rewrite_rule( 'go/([^/]+)/?$', 'index.php?redirect_to=$matches[1]', 'top' ...
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.htaccess RewriteBase equivalent for WordPress - Passing a URL as a variable without getting a 404

I have a page ran by a javascript plugin that changes the url every time a slide in a gallery is cycled. This means that while slide 1 is visible, the URL is http://www.sitename.com/gallery/slide1/ ...
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URL rewriting with custom pagination

I'm using a custom query to display the results with the pagination and rewrite the URLs. The following function works fine and displays the URLs in following pattern: ...
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Wordpress permalinks on subfolder in iis7 not working

I have IIS 7.5. mod rewrite active. Currently, my wp site is inside subfolder. Here is web.config in my root folder : <rewrite> <rules> <rule name="site2.com" stopProcessing="true"> ...
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Rewrite Rule for Post “Subpage”, with pagination

I would like to know if is possible to add a "subpage" to a post and in this "subpage" have paginated content, for example: I Have a Post Lorem Ipsum This post has Videos, Photos and Audios as ...
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467 views

Make post slug have priority over category slug

I have a wordpress site where the category base is stripped from the url. Now, when a category has a certain slug that's similar to a post slug, the category is shown. I would like to show the post ...
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Rewriting URLs with query strings and preserving them

straight to the issue - I MUST preserve link structure as follows, otherwise the baby squirrels die: website.com/blog.html?comments=%id% where the %id% stands for ID of post basicaly, that ...
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Why doesn't WP update my .htaccess file?

Before I begin, I do not have WordPress having permissions to update the .htaccess file. That's not what this is about. I'm full aware of that. My problem is WP generates the same file every time for ...
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Permalink structure with custom taxonomies and custom post type like /parent-tax/child-tax/custom-post-type-name (with no base name)

I have a custom post type named "tours" and a custom taxonomy named "tour_type". "tour-type" taxonomy is hierarchical. In "tour-type" taxonomy, parent terms are limited to "eco-tours", "daily-tours", ...
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Custom page with variables in url. Nice url with add_rewrite_rule

Using WP3.1 I Have a custom page with a WP_Query and the query gets dynamic variables from the url. And i want safe variables and clean urls. Example: ...
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Change Admin URL

I changed my Wordpress directory structure quite a bit. Here's what I have: define('WP_SITEURL', 'http://' . $_SERVER['SERVER_NAME'] . '/wordpress'); define('WP_HOME', 'http://' . ...
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WP Rewrite Rules - insert custom rules

function rewriteRules() { add_filter( 'rewrite_rules_array', array( $this, 'my_insert_rewrite_rules')); add_filter( 'query_vars',array( $this, 'my_insert_query_vars')); ...
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URL-parameters and RewriteRule gives 404

In Wordpress I have a template (lets call it template.php) that has content on the following page: example.com/template This page should be able to handle URL-parameters like. I got this to work. ...
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How can I write a rewrite rule to appear to move a multisite?

As we concluded in my question about trying to change the url of a multisite the simplest solution might be to add a rewrite rule, since it is infact only the end result that I'm concerned about here. ...