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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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'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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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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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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Can a custom post type have a Parent Page?

I've seen a lot of posts out there in the Webiverse about assigning a page as a parent of a custom post type. After four hours I can't find a solution and need some help. I've create an "About" page ...
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Can't add external rewrites

I've got the following code in my functions.php function add_custom_rewrite_rules(){ add_rewrite_tag('%gallery%','([^/]+)', 'gallery='); add_rewrite_tag('%album%','([^/]+)', 'album='); ...
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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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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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How to fix pagination after rewriting url? ie. www.site.com/players/type/pro/page/3/

I have a custom post type of players, and archive-players.php lists them all at an address such as www.site.com/players. I'm then using a url like www.site.com/players?type=pro to list another page ...
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Do I need to flush rewrite rules when creating new user if using custom author rewrite rules?

I am using custom urls for my author pages like this: http://site.com/author_name After I create a new user, that author page appears as not found; however, if I update my permalink structure from ...