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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Performance impact of rewriting WordPress URLs

I'm currently rewriting author URLs in WordPress. I've removed the author base slug /author/. Please note I have total control over page slugs so can guarantee there will be no conflicts. I've added ...
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Rewrite rules causing hole

I am using rewrite rules to catch /events/date/* Events is the custom post type I am working with. So archive-events.php, is normally my index, but with my rewrite rules, I need to identify a ...
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Getting add_rewrite_rule and add_rewrite_tag to work

I am new to using add_rewrite_rule and add_rewrite_tag. I am trying to get a very basic example to work, but nothing I do seems to make it work. I want to access this URL (this works when entering ...
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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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How to make nested custom post type slugs work

I'll try to explain how I want this to work, rather than what I've done so far, as nothing seems to work. I want 3 custom post types: Products Consumables Accessories with the following slugs: ...
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Custom rewrite_rules - only pass numbers and not alphabetic characters

I'm trying to add a rewrite rule to pass a var to a custom page template. For some weird reason it only excepts numbers in the variables, when I type in characters other then number it directs to ...
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Child page Custom post type return 404

I have a custom post type with this structure parent/child-1/child-2-of-child-1/child-3-of-child-2/ All child return 404 error. My CPT settings are: $rewrite = array( 'slug' ...
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How to add rewrite rules adjust to permalink structure

I want to create an Archive Widget for Custom Post Type (product). I let my client to change permalink structure by himself. So, my question is: how to add rewrite rules adjust to permalink ...
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force_ssl_admin() causing issues with preview links

I have recently enabled my WordPress website to use an SSL Cert for administration/login pages. I am using the plugin W3 Total Cache with my Content Delivery network. I have noticed that when I am ...
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Rewrite Rules returning wrong data

I have a custom post type called product. It is categorized with the two taxonomies product_category (which is superior) and product_group. I want the permalinks for single products to appear like: ...
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Custom URL in Wordpress with add_rewrite_rules and add_rewrite_endpoints

I have the following URL for a filter functionality that i try to build in wordpress: example.com/offers-type-all-inclusive-from-germany-transportation-airplane.html How can I make the arguments ...
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Passing variables in the permalink structure on a custom post type

I have a structure like this for my custom post types: domain.com/member/member-name/book/book-name Basically, I have a custom post type of member, and the member-name is the post. What I want to do ...
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Apache rewrite rules and wordpress problem

I tried to fix my problem by using wordpress rewrite rules but sadly it took me so long I tried this approach. I got it working for one of my simpler problems but now I can't get it to work for my two ...
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Custom Rewrite Rule with Sub Folders

I need to create a custom rewrite rule for a WordPress plugin. I have read this topic and came up with a working solution using add_rewrite_rule(). However, after testing the plugin, I realized that ...
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Create custom page from custom rewrite

I want to know how to create a custom page with a custom URL route, but I only found how to define a custom URL and custom route (rewrite URL) to any post-type. The problem is that I don't want a ...
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Page displaying but the inspector shows 500 Internal Server error?

I have setup custom urls for a wordpress based site, (not using wordpress pages or posts) but custom urls and including custom page templates. I have several urls working fine except one, page ...
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get_permalink is getting old rewrite rule

I had some rewrite rules in my functions.php file. I decided that I didn't need them, and removed all rewrite rules and then flushed them. However for some reason when I use get_permalink() the url is ...
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Parent cpt/child custom post type URL permalink relationship

I am attempting to set up a relationship in Wordpress between two custom post types I’ve created and display that relationship within each post type’s permalink URL structure. I have created two ...
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Custom post type rewrite with_front

What I'm setting up, I thought would be quite simple. In fact, I'm sort of amazed that the answer didn't just pop up after a half hour of searching here. Here is the code to create my CPT: ...
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How do you create a “virtual” page in WordPress

I'm trying to create a custom API endpoint in WordPress, and I need to redirect requests to a virtual page in the root of WordPress to an actual page that ships with my plug-in. So basically, all ...
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WP Rewrite the last two parts of the URL

I have found quite a lot of post on the subject of WP rewrite but I can't find the right words to describe this problem. I'm trying to accomplish the following: ...
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Wordpress URL rewrite problem

blog.com/product/somename In the above URL - how do I tell Wordpress that 'product' is a variable and 'somename' is its value. Then how do I extract that value and use it inside a function I'll ...
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Why do I need to register my custom post type a second time when flushing rewrite rules?

If I register my custom post type when the init action fires (which is before plugin activation) why do I need to register my custom post type a second time when flushing rewrite rules (on plugin ...
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Permalink broken for pages after adding rewrite rule

After adding these rewrite rules: add_rewrite_rule( '([^/]+)/page/([0-9]{1,})?$', 'index.php?author_name=$matches[1]&paged=$matches[2]', 'top' ); add_rewrite_rule( '([^/]+)?$', ...
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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 for changing a custom page permalink with author details

I have the following page with permalink: http://mysite.com/custom_page/custom_var/author_name and I want it like this: http://mysite.com/author_name/custom_page The custom page conatins some ...
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Rewriting custom post type permalinks gives 404

I am using this code in my functions file to be able to include a post ID in my permalinks for a custom post type. But I am getting a 404 error when I attempt to preview view any of the posts of that ...
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WP_rewrite static Page URLs

Just moved over from blogger to wordpress. To try and maintain old URLs, and respective comments etc I've changed the site URL in the wordpress settings to match the old blogger format which was ...
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Rewrite and replace url wp-admin/edit.php and wp-admin/post-new.php

everybody I want to rewrite and replace all url mydomain.com/wp-admin/edit.php -> mydomain.com/wp-admin/edit/ and mydomain.com/wp-admin/post-new.php -> mydomain.com/wp-admin/addnewpost/ How i ...
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add_rewrite_rule not working in Wordpress Multisite

I need to rewrite urls on a Wordpress Network/Multisite, so I wrote a plugin that does it for me. This plugin works perfectly when using on a Single Wordpress site that does not make use of the ...
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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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flush_rewrite_rules vs $wp_rewrite->flush_rules

I have been trying to flush the rewrite rules whenever admin chooses to change some value which needs rewriting. I first tried flush_rewrite_rules(true)(hard flush) which didn't work. Then I tried ...
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How to rewrite CPT-Permalinks the correct way (incorporating meta-box-data)?

Using the below hooks, I tried to rewrite the permalinks of my custom post type magazine_issue to be made of values of additional meta-fields I added to the edit screen. The problem with my actual ...
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How to redirect image attachment to its original post

I'm making a slider that is getting images from attachments in the post. I am trying to rewrite the url for the post so that if someone pastes the direct url to the attachment, it'll go the post ...
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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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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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WP redirects pretty permalink to query string

I have a custom post type artist and a taxonomy kind_of_art. I want their permalinks to be like: %kind_of_art%/%artist% Therefore I created following rewrite rules: add_rewrite_rule( ...
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How to get the parameters on page and avoid 404?

I have a page like http://mydomain.com/mypage and I want to set some $_GET parameter like that: http://mydomain.com/mypage/firstparameter/firstvalue I need "firstparameter" value but I always end ...
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Custom Rewrites not used by WordPress

I've set up a simple plugin that adds custom rewrite rules to WordPress. Here is the code for that plugin: https://gist.github.com/JCPry/7324825. A page is created within WordPress with the slug ...
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Is a permastruct possible on pages?

Since a couple of weeks I'm trying to create my own rewritings on pages. I read a lot about rewriting with posts and custom post-types. BUT: I have pages that I call with variables. How is it ...
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How to map sub-directory to second wordpress multisite?

I have setup a two sites using one wordpress installation. The issue that I have now is that I can only access each site via /blog/ and /blog/support/. I want to access the support section using ...
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Change the “page” slug in pagination

Simple question. When pagination is activated, the URL changes to "site.com/page/2". For my site, this should be "site.com/paggetto/2". How can I change that rewrite rule? I also want to change ...
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Multiple Permalinks for Same Post

I'd like to be able to have multiple permalinks for the same underlying post (for i18n reasons) - eg http://www.example.com/my-custom-post-type/this-is-a-cool-article ...
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Why isn't my rewrite rule working when there is no second parameter?

Here is my rewrite rule code: add_rewrite_rule('tides/([^/]+)/([^/]*)', 'index.php?page_id=4348&location=$matches[1]&month=$matches[2]', 'top'); add_rewrite_tag('%location%', '([^&]+)'); ...
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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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Wordpress custom permalinks, pages are now 404

I've set my permalinks to a custom structure: /%menutype%/%postname%/ This works all right for my custom taxonomy (menutype) and anything that's an archive. Now however, simple pages won't work, ...
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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 ...