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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Using WP Rewrite, but just not “getting it”

I'm trying to use WP Rewrite to avoid having to enter anything into an htaccess file. So far, I have this one working just fine (it loads a post from a Custom Post Type): $leader_structure = ...
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add_feed and flush_rewrite_rules

There seems to be quite a controversial opinion on the WordPress flush_rewrite_rules() function. According to the Codex, it is highly discouraged to use this function on the init action hook. ...
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Overwrite custom post type (WP SEO Local)

Site I'm working on right now is using WP SEO Local plugin (Yoast), it makes a custom post type for the locations, and they all get a custom slug. Let's say my slug is /locations/ So all the ...
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Rewrites for taxonomy and custom post type

I am getting my head around the Wordpress Rewrite API and it's plethora of options! What I have managed to do so far is ensure that my product category does not have the preceeding "productcategory" ...
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Custom slug in url for CPT and taxonomy

I want to add a custom slug to permalink for CPT and taxonomy. Like this: http://mydomain.com/my-custom-slug/post-slug http://mydomain.com/my-custom-slug/product_category Here is my CPT and ...
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WP is ignoring .htaccess rewritten URL

I have two domains being served from the same WP install. edit: not multi-site In wp-config.php I have define('WP_SITEURL', "http://$hostname/wordpress"); etc. The two domains will have similar ...
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Rewrite URL based on form input

I have a form: <form action="<?php echo get_permalink(); ?>" method="get"> <select name="genres[]"> <option value="jazz"></option> <option ...
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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 make a custom route with any-string-part/number-part pointing to an existing page?

I've got a page with my own widget inside of it which needs some params from the url to produce dynamic db results - don't worry everything is sanitized well and I only let this part out to keep this ...
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add_rewrite_rule not working

I'm trying to do some url rewriting. I've picked this example right off the wordpress wiki here: add_rewrite_rule('^nutrition/([^/]*)/([^/]*)/?','index.php?foo=bar','top'); The wiki page says: ...
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Make custom post types and pages place nice, re: rewrite

I have a page structure like such: Executive Events Annual Conferences Webinars I also have a custom post type named 'event'. I have set up the post type so that I get exactly the permalink ...
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How to set up Author archives with sub category URL

So i have a site where i have used the authors.php page so that i can display individual user's profile pages.. the url then looks something like: http://mydomain.com/author/test/ What i would like ...
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'rewrite_rules_array' or 'generate_rewrite_rules' for adding custom rewrite rules?

Is there any reason why I should use rewrite_rules_array instead of generate_rewrite_rules? generate_rewrite_rules works out of the box, but I couldn't get rewrite_rules_array to work. And I am told ...
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Custom rewrite rules for feeds of custom queries (query_var query strings in URL)?

Question updated. What I'm trying to do If I want to display posts (or a feed of posts) that belong to a category AND a custom taxonomy, or a category AND a tag, or a custom taxonomy AND a tag, I ...
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Custom Post Type rewrite with Custom Taxonomy and Custom Meta!

I have a custom post type called 'photos'. I have a custom taxonomy called 'series'. Each post will have a custom meta item called '_photo_number'. I want my URLs to go something like this: Single ...
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Rewrite Rule & Regex - Extract 'cat-name' and 'page-number' from http://domain.com/custom-post-type/category/cat-name/page/page-number

I have an URL formatted so: http://domain.com/custom-post-type/category/cat-name/page/page-number I need to extract: cat-name and page-number So that in my functions.php, I can create the custom ...
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Only homepage working correctly, 404 error on everything else

I've been developing wordpress based websites for some time now, and i built one for my company's own brand, it worked with no problem at all for ages, but now for some reason, i can only get the ...
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Custom Permalinks for Custom Taxonomies/Post Types -> Top Level Pages not working [duplicate]

I have created a custom post type called "artists". These are categorized by the custom taxonomy "style". I do have this: ./photography/edward-example (single page with details) ...
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How to create custom content on custom page from plugin?

I have a plugin that I'm working on and I'd like the plugin to create and display custom content on a "page" created using a rewrite rule. I've successfully created the rewrite rule with ...
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rewrite rule for home/index page

I've been struggling for a while already and all of my attempts failed so I have no other choice but to ask for help here... a) I've made a custom post type page_blox whose capability_type => ...
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URL rewrite in theme doesn't seem to be working

so I was asked to create url rewrites for one of the websites we're working on, but the thing is the test rewrite I did, just to try it out, is not really working. here's the code I put in the ...
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WordPress keeps writing rewrite rules to .htaccess

WordPress keeps writing rewrite rules into .htaccess again and again till it causes an error and causes server to return 500 Internal server error... i.e. My .htaccess is a series of # BEGIN ...
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flush_rewrite_rules() not working on plugin activation

I am experimenting with creating a simple plugin to create a custom post type named project but am having some trouble with the rewrite rules not been flushed on activation. I have the main plugin ...
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Rewirte the theme URLs

I was trying to implement the rewrite system of Roots on my theme. I followed this tutorial. In my functions.php I put the following: include_once(THEME_LIB . '/rewrites.php'); And created the ...
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WordPress Custom Post Type Category Page

I was hoping someone could help me. I have done some serious googling but cannot find the answer for this one. I have a custom post type called tutorials. I can go to mysite.com/tutorials and get a ...
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Flush Rewrite Rules when new site is created on network

I am working with a multisite setup and I have created some custom post types, which seem to work fine except when trying to view any of the post types pages on the front end, I get a white screen. ...
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Set $wp_rewrite->non_wp_rules inside a plugin

I am attempting to set non-wordpress rewrites inside of a plugin. My $wp_rewrite->rules are getting set properly, but the $wp_rewrite->non_wp_rules are not getting set at all when I ...
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Rewrite url / permalink for default archive - yearly / monthly

I want to change the structure of yearly/monthly archive URL of default post type 'post'. As we know be default the URLs are like: Default: http://wwww.domain.com/2013/09 but want them rewritten, ...
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Post Type Rewrite Custom

Demo for example: my-site.com/shop-virtual/ - Listing all posts of Post type "Products". my-site.com/shop-virtual/products/category - Listing all posts of Category. ...
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Display posts from Custom Post Type in category page on front-end

I created my Custom Post Type (bizdirectory), created a new post (Test Business) and created a new category (Business Directory). But if I add the Business Directory category (slug = business) to my ...
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Why is add_rewrite_endpoint incompatible with /%category%/%postname%/ permalink structure?

I've added a myvar/myvalue rewrite endpoint to EP_ALL which can be added to any URL of a WP installation and a WP plugin will act upon it. That part is cool but it doesn't work when the permalink ...
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How to use WP_rewrite?

I need to add the following rewrite commend to WordPress .htaccess file: RewriteRule ^read/([0-9]+)/?$ /read/?u=$1 [QSA,L] How to do this by a function? i.e., how to do it by use wp_rewrite in ...
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Permalink/Pagination issue: Category base name same as page name

I currently have a page called "Blog" (slug "blog"), which loads a index.php. All posts in index.php belong to only one post category. A sidebar on index.php contains category links (via ...
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Pretty URLs and custom post types

I've read the posts on WP SA on rewrites and custom post types, but I can't figure out why my search for 2 different post types isn't working. I'd like my URLS to become ...
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Blog installed in subdirectory but need to create pages in root. How to use permalinks?

Our companies blog is installed in /blog. Our permalink structure is /%postname%/ so posts currently look like https://www.domain.com/blog/post We've been asked to publish a series of guides which ...
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Pagination problem

I have two custom rewrite rules: add_rewrite_rule('foo/bar/?', 'index.php?post_type=foo', 'top'); add_rewrite_rule('foo/bar/([a-z]+)/?', 'index.php?post_type=foo&bar=$matches[1]', 'top'); Which ...
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Passing value as hidden parameter to next page

I am trying to send value from one page to another page in WordPress as i do not want to repeat logic to fetch that value in other page. I am not very proficient in WordPress/PHP, if i have to do that ...
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Add rewrite endpoint to author page + pagination

I want to add a new endpoint to the author page, so that the URL looks like this: http://example.com/writer/username/articles So far, I have: Changed the author base Added a rewrite rule Setup ...
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How to turn this .htaccess rule into a dynamic rule with add_rewrite_rule, et al?

In .htaccess, I have this: RewriteRule ^land/(.*) /?land=1&exper=$1 [QSA,L] which makes sth like this: domain.com/land/exper1 fill in the $_GET with $_GET['land'] = 1 and $_GET['exper'] = ...
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Use date in the URL of custom post type

So I've created a custom post type, say reviews, and its archive is available at <domain>/reviews/. I want to categorize them by date. So every day (or week) I publish a reviews type post and I ...
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Why doesn't flush_rewrite_rules run on plugin activation?

I'm trying to flush rewrite rules in a plugin and it isn't working. I have to go to permalinks -> save in the admin panel for the rewrites to flush. Can anyone see why? class SpektrixPlugin { public ...
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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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Rewrite author_name to color [duplicate]

I'd like to rewrite author_name to color. So example.com/?author_name=blue would be example.com/?color=blue I searched for hours but can't find anything useful. Any ideas?
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Rewrite author_name

I need to rewrite author_name to cat. I searched for hours but can't find anything. I restrict the search results by author instead category because of the performance, it's much faster. For getting ...
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WordPress Rewrite rule is not working

I am trying to create a rewrite rule for one of my custom page and here is the rewrite rule function add_my_rule() { global $wp; $wp->add_query_var('name_state'); ...
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Select good template with rewriting rules

After creating the sub page "China" of the parent page "Destinations", I add to it the "Destinations countries" template. Without any redirection, I can display the correct template at this url : ...
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Adding rewrite rules to Custom Post-type mixed with Taxonomy

I turn to you because I can not find any solution to my problem. I created 3 custom post types "Actualités", "Dossiers", "Vidéos" (I'm french :D) I created 1 taxonomy: "Thématiques" with the ...
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Custom site-wide url redirect

What would be the best way to go about this situation: I have a site that I want to allow other people to link to, but then keep their links maintained across the entire site. So say, if I was a ...
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When is it a good idea to build a permalink structure from scratch?

Is it a good idea to design a permalink structure from scratch? The requirements to the structure are as follows: Pages to be referenced by their structure ...
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Regex in add_rewrite_tag not accepting OR operators?

I am trying to add a custom field to the post permalinks by using a combo of add_rewrite_tag and applying a post_link filter. What I am aiming for is something like this: ...