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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Custom Rewrite Rules Not Sticking

I've written some custom rewrite rules for a special feature on http://www.pewhispanic.org/states/. States is a page with a custom page template, page-states.php. The logic for returning the right ...
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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 add custom query string to home page without being redirected to the posts page?

When permalinks are ON, I add this query var to my home page URL and I get redirected to the posts page or 404... domain.com/myvar/myvalue domain.com/?page=1354&myvar=myvalue ...
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Redirect URL to an existing page with query string or #! added on

I'm trying to make a photo gallery where the individual photos can be shared on Facebook and Twitter, and when you click the link, the photo that was shared will open in a lightbox automatically. ...
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Access $_POST data after redirect

How can I access $_POST data after a page redirect? I guess there is some way to tell WordPress to pass all $_POST data to the redirected address, like it does with $_GET data, using Rewrite Rules, ...
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CPT Template Not Showing - Getting 404

I'm developing a Custom Post Type plugin, which works fine in dev. Now that I've moved it to production, I'm getting a 404 when I try to display the template for the CPT. So, two questions: 1- Is ...
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Per Page Permalink Structure for Page Post Type

I am trying to Re-Write Page URL's so that they END with .htm I was able to do this using... /* Add .htm extension to Page URL Links */ add_action('init', 'htm_page_permalink', -1); function ...
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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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permalink and add_rewrite_rule - error 404

I'd like to have comments in a separate page with a dedicated template only for posts in a specific category (slug shops). Example: mysite.com/post-incatshops --> mysite.com/post-incatshops/comment ...
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Adding in Custom Directory/Path in URL Without Effecting Permalinks

After several tries of piecing together different forms of add_rewrite_rule() and .htaccess edits, I have not been able to find a solution that works. I want to add in a custom directory to a ...
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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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Custom Post Type Link not working

I have been messing with this problem for 3 weeks already with still no results. I downloaded the Rewrite Rules Inspector and Flushed the rules that are missing. The server I'm using for hosting uses ...
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standard post with extra parameter brings permalink problem

This problem concerns several rewrite rules, but i'll stick to one, for clarity. In my theme, i use a parameter "parentid" which gives me the page/post/custom post i've clicked on (the parent). in ...
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Custom Rewrite Problem

I'm creating some custom rewrites using the code below. Everything works fine, as far as urls such as this: example.com/reviews/showname Tells my theme to use the special archive page and passes ...
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Rewrite Rule for Multilingual Website, Like qTranslate?

I would like to write my own little plugin for language switching. For that, the very first thing would be to get the rewrite rules running. I have been looking around the web for 2 hours, but I ...
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rewrite_rule() not preserving the query string

We have added a custom rewrite_rule to our site to allow for a pretty inbound link to be parsed and handled properly. Links are constructed as domain.com/meetings/faculty/someIDnumber add_action( ...
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Paginate yearly archives for a custom post type

Here's the code I'm using to create yearly archives for a custom post type: function myquery_custom_post_rewrite( $rewrite_rules ) { $myqueryslug = 'customposttype'; $month_archive = array( ...
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Wordpress in “Couch Mode”?

I am trying to setup a "Couch Mode" (distraction free reading) on my WordPress blog as laid out in this article. The guide in the article follows these steps: Create a new page in WordPress with ...
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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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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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add_rewrite_rule not producing anything in $_GET

Trying to get pretty permalinks happening for a plugin that displays events I have this: function my_add_rewrite_rules() { global $wpdb; $org_options = get_option('event_settings'); // ...
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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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nginx + W3 Total Cache: rewrite rules issue

nginx 1.2.7 + WP 3.5.1 + W3TC 0.9.2.8. Rewrite rules generated by the plugin simply don't work, server returns 404 after including them in nginx server config. Or maybe I'm doing something wrong? ...
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Redirect taxonomy to custom template to list terms in taxonomy

I'm trying to adapt some code on calling a custom template via rewrite rule. I have a custom taxonomy called "state". I want to create an archive for the taxonomy, that lists all the terms in that ...
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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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Auto generate rewrite rules for multiple taxonomies

so i'm back with rewrites... i am looking for a more automated solution. i stumbled across this on the interwebs: /** * Generates all the rewrite rules for a given post type. * * The rewrite ...
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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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Custom rewrites for pages and categories

I am trying to understand how can create custom rewrites for pages/categories. Ex i have example.com/?page_id=178 and for this page have a contact form and i want this: %slug%.php ...
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Rewrite rule help for gallery plugin

I am writing a basic gallery plugin for WordPress. In the plugin users can mark images as favorites and there is a page where users can see their favorites. I want to setup some rewrite rules for the ...
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Wordpress Rewrite Rule

I have a standard page setup at http://mysite.com/mypage/ I'd like to setup a rewrite rule in my theme functions that takes any URLs such as: http://mysite.com/mypage/helloworld/ <-- Currently ...
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Remove .htaccess portion upon plugin deactivation?

I have a plugin that inserts some rewrite rule in the .htaccess file. However, upon deactivating it, doesn't remove said rule. The rule is nested in # BEGIN My plugin and # END My plugin. I want to ...
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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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Rewrite URL variable to custom path

I am passing to my url some variables to display latest posts, most viewed etc. http://website.com/?r_sortby=highest_rated I am wondering how to create a custom path for it instead for SEO purpose ...
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Custom page template query_vars

I created a custom page template movie-page.php and a page movie in WP. The template shows fine when I visit site.com/movie/ I want to add movie_id as a query var. Here's my code: ...
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Append custom parameter to taxonomy/term URI

I have a Custom Post Type named "Cars" and 2 Custom Taxonomies "Ferrari" and "Lamborghini". Each taxonomy has 2 Terms: "New" and "Used". These URIs work as expected: http://myhost/ferrari/new ...
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How to Add Rewrite Ruled Argument Into Permalink Properly

I am using WP rewrite rules for my custem arguments, But when I am trying to generate permalink like this: add_query_arg(array( 'type' => 'foo', 'paged' => 2, ),get_permalink($id)) ; ...
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Ideal top-level slug methods

Right now I have a post type that generates a slug, e.g. http://url.com/l/abcd/ for each entry. I have a query in my 404.php that checks for http://url.com/abcd before output and redirects it if found ...
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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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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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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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Preserving $_GET parameter while using custom Rewrite Rule

This third party add-on plugin for Gravity Forms allows you to edit existing posts via the front end when you embed a form in your chosen template. All you need to do is append the GET ...
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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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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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Rewrite function

I have a wordpress blog. I get url in blog like this, http://www.domain.com/2013/01/test19/page/2/ But I want my ur like this, http://www.domain.com/page/2/ So can we rewrite this url. I ...
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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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Why wp redirects me to wp-login.php when I visit a rewritten wp-admin URL?

I have this rewrite rule ^dashboard(.*) wp-admin$1 [L] and wp redirects me to wp-login.php when I try to visit /dashboard (even if I am logged in) Any idea why this happen, and how I can solve ...
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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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Rewrite Rules Are Redirecting and Not Passing VARs

I have the following code in my functions.php file. <?php add_action('init', 'flush_rewrite_rules'); function custom_add_rewrite_rules( $wp_rewrite ) { $new_rules = array( ...
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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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Virtual Page with Registration form

Working on a plugin, which is intended to provide a registration on front-end, to let users register. I am trying to create a Virtual page, which would display the form. Trying to create URL like ...