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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Force a specific template based on the URL

When a user browses to a URI beginning with "/forums", WordPress should call a specified template. For example, all of these URLs: mysite.com/forums mysite.com/forums/questions ...
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remove_query_arg() on rewrite rule

I'm attempting to add a Back to Search Results link which in essence will simply link back to the starting search page - for example /?s=test. I've taken a look at the global query vars and do see ...
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custom template rewrite

I have a page called my-todo-list and is using a custom page template. The page is accessible via this type of URL : http://domain.com/my-todo-list/ Now I need to paginate it, and I want to look ...
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Where do I USE add_rewrite_rule?

I need to add a RewriteRule to my site. I have tried in .htaccess with no luck, it doesn't get parsed, so I'm all but giving up on that. I found the documentation on add_rewrite_rule, but have no ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Monkey Man Rewrite Analyzer says my rule will trigger but it doesn't [closed]

I installed Monkey Man Rewrite Analyzer, i got a rule installed, it shows in the list, if i test it with monkey man it says it will fire but it doesn't in reality, whats wrong? add_action('init', ...
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External Rewrite Rules

I'm trying to add a rewrite rule to Wordpress. I want to rewrite: "http://www.domain.com/plm_check/var_a/var_b/var_c/" to actually use a file from ...
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ReWriteRules and WordPress Multi-Sites with Sub Directories

I'm having a diffucult time getting the ReWriteRules and URL structures setup for a Wordpress 3.4.2 (latest version as of this post) blog with multi-site enabled. www.ourdomain.com/ is the homepage ...
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Re-write specific custom post type category URL to go to another page

I know this general question has been asked before (like here and here), but the problem is with my limited experience, I cannot get the results I need looking at other people's code. So here's my ...
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Disable wordpress pagination URL rewrite for specific page

I'm hoping somebody could help me out with the following issue. I have a wordpress page: http://www.howdesign.com/design-jobs and there is a list of jobs coming from behance.net via JavaScript. When ...
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Rewrite rule for a query string

I have a taxonomy search form and the link output is http://localhost/wp/?cityid=16 But i want it to be rewrited as http://localhost/wp/cityid/16 .htaccess # BEGIN WordPress <IfModule ...
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All pages after level 1 showing 404 after WordPress migration plugin - how to fix?

I am in the process of moving my blog away from GoDaddy (yey!) to HostGator. I used the migration plugin on GoDaddy tat created the gz archive of the database, and I copied all my files over to the ...
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Rewrite ugly URL to clean URL

Im trying to go from: http://www.example.com/product?level1=value1&level2=value2&level3=value3&level4=value4 To: http://www.example.com/product/value1/value2/value3/value4 Sometimes ...
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How To Consistently Enforce Rewrite Rule in Plugin Development

Let's say I create a customer support plugin that hijacks the /support part of the URL and redirects it to an MVC framework in my app folder of my plugin folder, like so: RewriteRule ^support(.*)$ ...
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Rewrite wp-login.php URLS to static pages?

I'm struggling with getting a few things in WP to redirect. I'm using a front-end profile / profile editor, and I'm also using a front-end login/register. Naturally I would like to redirect the ...
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Making extra parameters optional

I've setup a very specific function and it works well but I'd like to make the parameters optional but I can't get a handle on the regex bit: add_rewrite_rule('whats-on/([^/]+)/([^/]+)/([^/]+)/?$', ...
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Custom URL rewrites work, but break my permalinks

I'm doing custom URL rewrites according to this method , which work beautifully. But as a result my regular post permalinks are broken. So, I'm rewriting "/pagename/1232432" into ...
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TimThumb & htaccess : clean url

Do you know if there's a way to alter via htaccess the timthumb urls ? My question is if i can change for example urls like this ...
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Help With Rewrite_Rules For a Custom Plug-In

I've been reading through this question and answer with great interest as I'm trying to achieve something very similar, but I'm failing and was wondering if someone could help me out. I am also using ...
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Permalink structure with custom taxonomies and custom post type like /parent-tax/child-tax/custom-post-type-name (with no base name)

I have a custom post type named "tours" and a custom taxonomy named "tour_type". "tour-type" taxonomy is hierarchical. In "tour-type" taxonomy, parent terms are limited to "eco-tours", "daily-tours", ...
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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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Custom query_vars and parse_request on wp-admin

I've read this post http://wordpress.org/support/topic/query-vars-in-admin and although it's quite an old question, it suits me perfectly. I'm trying to accomplish what I already posted here: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Specific routing for CPT

I'm developing site for art gallery. A have Artist CPT (internal name artsin_artist) which is defined in my functions.php like following: register_post_type('artsin_artist', array( 'labels' => ...
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Rewrites with hierarchical taxonomies in permalink

I am attempting to create a hierarchical list of products in WordPress 3.5.1. For example if the custom post type product was in the custom taxonomy Outdoor > Garden Tools > Hoses, these would ...
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Pre-Populate $wp_query settings with custom rewrite rules and custom template_redirect

I'm currently working on a file browser plugin which requires frontend editing capabilities for a registered user. For this scenario, I have registered some custom rewrite rules for my custom post ...
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Custom Rewrite Rules

I am developing a plugin, the goal of which is to allow for a bookmark-able, pretty permalink search engine on a single page. To do so, I am using WP's rewrite rules to allow for the ...
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Help with multisite redirect issues using Cherokee OR solid nginx config?

A little background: We've decided to abandon Apache because it can't keep up with the demand we're putting on it. We have a cron script that will create a new post about once every 3 or 4 seconds ...
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Old blog/ and blog/feed/ URLs not working after moving blog to top-level via .htaccess

For a long time I served my blog from http://www.murrayc.com/blog/, with the wordpress installation in /home/murrayc/murrayc.com/blog/. Now I've moved it to http://www.murrayc.com/, without moving the ...
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How to Create a Custom Slug for Tags and Categories with a prefix or suffix?

I wanted to rename the slug to use a custom rewrite with a prefix or suffix that I choose. For example, if the tag name is "product" I want to use a rewrite with a slug that says ...
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404 (category, pages, archives) when using custom rewrite rules

I'm using www.domain.com/%POSTNAME%/CAR permalink structure (CAR is the variable i need to extract. After adding the code to the functions.php the other wordpress url's stopped working (category, ...
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URL Rewrite with Custom Variables

I right now have a custom post type with a url structure like: example.com/videos/taxonomyname/ I have a custom variable that I am detecting in the template file to switch layout views which works ...
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Permalinks only for posts

I would like to use wordpress permalinks but only for posts. Is there any way to do that? I don't care about seo, my website is about niche subject so it already has first position in google. Also ...