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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How to modify URL structures in custom post types and taxonomies or terms

I am well aware that there are several posts covering the topic of customizing the permalink URL structure of custom post types, custom taxonomies, and taxonomy terms. However, none of them are real ...
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How to add .htaccess code through a function?

I need to add the following .htaccess code through a function <IfModule mod_deflate.c> # Insert filters AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE text/plain AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE text/html ...
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Custom post types and custom variables — add_rewrite_tag() question

I'm stuck on this, and have no idea what I'm doing. I have a custom post type called areas, that is hierarchical. We want to pass a variable into the page, and have it be pretty. Currently, it is: ...
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add_rewrite_rule: $matches var not replaced by captured value

I want to access a plugin file (when <a> is clicked) without exposing actual path of the file. I am using the following rewrite rule: add_rewrite_rule( 'continue/([0-9]+)/?$', ...
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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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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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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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Custom rewrite rule is not picked by Wordpress

I am trying to create a custom Rewrite URL something like function add_my_rule() { global $wp; $wp->add_query_var('state'); $wp->add_query_var('state_destination'); ...
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How to debug removal of rewrite rule flushing?

I use Custom Post Types. I try this: functions.php add_action( 'admin_init', 'flush_rewrite_rules' ); Now I’d like to remove this again. I try this: remove_action( 'admin_init', ...
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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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Rewrite Rules for Multiple (more than 2) Taxonomies

I am using woocommerce and have some 'product attributes' which are just a taxonomies. I have the following taxonomies: pa_color pa_material pa_style the pa_ stands for product attribute and it ...
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Can someone explain the function of the third parameter of “add_rewrite_tag”

Can you please explain the third function parameter queryreplace of add_rewrite_tag. Explanation with code examples will be much appreciated. UPDATE i wrote this code below to make a page with slug ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Prettified page URL w/ query var redirects to prettified page URL w/o query var

I have a page created (page ID 235) with a page template that will need to be passed a variable. I would like to pass this variable through the URL. My first attempt was to pass this with a GET ...
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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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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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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 always rewrite author archive page URL even if the author does not have a post

My understanding about author archive page URL rewriting is that as long as the author has atleast one post/page the URL for the archive page ofthe author will be re-written to: ...
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Customising rewrite rules for CPT single post URL to work as paged URL

I've got a CPT called Service registered as following: $args = array( 'public' => true, 'publicly_queryable' => true, 'show_ui' => true, 'has_archive' => false, ...
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WordPress custom URL Rewrites redirecting not masking

I have the following code that exists in a plugin that is meant to take a request to the url /stores/directory/foorbar/ and pass foobar as a GET variable: function pcrr_rewrite_rules($a) { $k = ...
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When to call `add_rewrite_rule` for safety

I am starting to run into situations on projects where I am combining multiple plugins which all use add_rewrite_rule and flush_rewrite_rules at different points. As we all know, calling ...
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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 ...
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Wordpress rewrite my URL when i use pagination

I've just created a rewrite rules to integrate pagination in my page music (displaying custom post_type "music") in order to : 1. displaying a specific page from a long musical playlist. 2. in this ...
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Rewrite rule page url with category

I have enabled the category box for pages with this: // Add to the admin_init hook of your theme functions.php file add_action( 'admin_init', 'page_categories' ); function page_categories() { // ...
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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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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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web.config conflict on IIS

folder structure docroot |- wordpress |- web.config |- wp-content |- japi |- index.php \- web.config ... ... As you can see there are 2 web.config ...
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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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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: ...
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Page Attachment Permalink Structure based on Menu Order?

I've been on a quest for the past couple of days reading up on Rewrite in WordPress but still can't seem to figure out how to accomplish this. When using pretty links in WordPress, media attached to ...
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Rewriting URLs in Wordpress

I am trying to solve a rewrite problem but don't fully understand how to read the below code. I believe the event/industry/(.+)/?$' is stating the format I want in my new url after rewritten, which ...
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How to rewrite custom post type with custom taxonomy urls?

I am working in a WP multisite which runs on a classipress theme and there is a custom post type "ad_listing" and custom taxonomy type "ad_cat". Now the url is like this ...
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need a help for modify .htaccess rule [closed]

here is my wp .htaccess # BEGIN WordPress <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> RewriteEngine On RewriteBase /wordpress/ RewriteRule ^index\.php$ - [L] RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f RewriteCond ...
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Custom taxonomy on permalink

I have a long time problem and look forward for your help. I have a custom taxonomy of "city" (it is no hierarchical like tags). I just would like my URLs to look like this: ...
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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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Default category link for a custom category is a broken link

I'm developing a Multisute plugin that is supposed to setup sites using a specific template, including setting up several static pages and menu items, as well as a "Blog" category for blog posts. The ...
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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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flush_rewrite_rules() cancels the effect of add_rewrite_rule()

As one of my plugin's features, I'm trying to define a custom url structure, like http://www.mysite.tld/foo/{action}. I'm using add_rewrite_rule() along with flush_rewrite_rules() on plugin ...
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Does WP Have a Function To Generate .htaccess RewriteCond?

I know that I can edit .htaccess manually and add a RewriteCond statement inside, but I need to build a plugin that does this the proper way by using WP rewrites which then get pushed into .htaccess ...
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Custom Post Types: pretty search URLs and has_archive

This is a question based on the comments from the answer here. I'm using the following code to create a couple of different search boxes for my website: <form action="<?php echo home_url( ...
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flush_rewrite_rules not working on plugin deactivation, invalid URLs not showing 404

i'm just about to release a community plug-in and have a few last anoying issues. First, whenever i visit a page that would not be valid for the plugin, www.mydomain.com/forms/tester it will take me ...
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Priority for Categories, Tags, Taxonomies, Posts, Pages and Custom Posts with same url

I have been reading dozens of posts and honestly, I have many doubts on how this work. Furthermore, I think that with WP3.1 more issues have been added here because I am having even more problems now ...
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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 ...