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 do you permanently remove default rewrite rules from the wp_options table?

We have tons of rewrite rules saved in our wp_options table and I'd like to permanently remove any entries that we're not using on our site (such as comment feeds, page attachments, etc.). What's the ...
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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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How do I remove a rewrite rule?

I've added a rewrite rule with the following code, and now I need to remove it. add_rewrite_rule('^events$', 'index.php?post_type=events', 'top'); My issue is not that the rule is not working. It ...
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Prepend meta_value to permalink of post

I have 2 custom post types movies (non-hierarchical) and series(hierarchical). Each post from seriestype has a meta field _movie which contains a movie ID. I want to specify a custom permalink ...
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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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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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WordPress Network on IIS7/SQL Server - Rewrite Issues

I've just installed a fresh WordPress setup on Windows Server 2008 Web R2 (IIS7) with SQL Server Express and WordPress 3.1. I completed the install successfully and logged into the admin section to ...
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wp_insert_post breaks rewrite rules

I'm using wp_insert_post to programmatically add content to a site. This works fine with posts, categories and tags, but not with pages. When I attempt to add a page (i.e. post with post_type=page), ...
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Custom comments

I'm trying to create a custom comments page with pagination. I have non-hierarchical custom type "apartments". It makes urls like: /apartments/ - for acrhive /apartments/%id%/ - for post page /...
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Multiple values in a rewrite rule, is it possible?

I'm using url rewrites for a filter i'm building. The current solution works for one selected value. So if I select one type of dish like dinner, it goes to /recipes/dinner/. But what if I want to ...
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Cyrillic characters in rewrite rules cause 404 Not Found errors

I have a rewrite rule that includes a page's URI: (<page-uri>)/someaction/(\d+) If the page's URI includes cyrillic characters, such as доска-объявлений, the rule is stored as: (%d0%b4%d0%be%...
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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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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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How do I rename the wp-admin folder with the admin_url filter? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I rename the wp-admin folder? I have applied some mod_rewrite rules to redirect /wp-admin to /my-admin - based on this tutorial. I also changed the admin url ...
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Add /demo/ slug with rewrite rule [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Add extra parameters after permalink? I need to add a slug to every post. Current permalinks http://www.my-domain.com/2012/01/01/my-post-title/ or http://www.my-domain....
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Help with a TV series Rewrite structure

Not sure if this is possible, but bear with me. I think I am halfway there. First a little background: I'm using the build in hierarchy in WordPress to form relationships between post types. I ...
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Custom post type permalink endpoint

I have a custom post type called "destinations" and I have set the EP mask for the post type to default EP_PERMALINK. I have added a couple of endpoints as follows : add_filter( 'query_vars', '...
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How to trigger 404 for custom query var?

How can you trigger a 404 when using custom query vars? I've got re-write rules written for a custom query var, but if you were to request a URL for the query var that should technically be a 404 it ...
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Change the Permalink for wordpress attachment

My attachments are currently rewritten from http://localhost/?attachment_id=3 to http://localhost/images/image-title using @Bainternet's answer here. $new_rules['images/(\d*)$'] = 'index.php?...
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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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Wordpress Rewrite

I'm trying to get http://example.com/site/vendors/?u=abc to rewrite to http://example.com/site/vendors/abc but I can't for the life of me figure out how to get the url rewrites to work. /site/ is the ...
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How to Rewrite Wordpress URL for a Plugin

I am trying to build a Wordpress plugin here with a custom user admin area. What I would like to do is when the user adds /edit at the end of the page, it should open a page from my plugin. So for ...
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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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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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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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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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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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single-{post_type}.php is not loaded despite flushing rules

I have the following code to define my producto custom type post: add_action('init', 'custom_post_producto'); function custom_post_producto() { $args = array( "label" => '...
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Single Redirection Rule for Pages and Archive links

I am trying to find pretty URL solution for url parameters. Consider this url set http://example.com?token=foo http://example.com/pagename?token=foo http://example.com/parent/childpage?token=foo ...
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generate_rewrite_rules (action) vs add_rewrite_rule (function): which one is preferred?

I see these two methods can be used to create new custom rewrite rule, so under what situation which one is preferred? I suppose they are doing the same thing? I can either use: add_action( '...
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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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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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Adding paged query to custom URL rewrite

I have set up the following to create 'pretty' post type and category permalinks: function kdev_add_category_rules() { $post_types = array( 'kdev_photos', 'kdev_videos', '...
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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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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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how to get archive urls with same origin for custom types and terms?

This is perhaps a strange question adn maybe doesn't have answers, but I'll try. custom post type: product custom taxonomy 1: product_category custom term: type1 custom taxonomy 2: product_feature ...
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Custom Permalink Tag breaks Pagination

Most the below work stems from a previous question / accepted answer. I'm trying to achieve the following permalink structure: /listings/ /listings/page/2/ /listings/%state%/ /listings/%state%/page/2/...
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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, categorypages,...
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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: http://mysite.com/...
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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 ...