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 post type child page 404

This issue seems to be quite common, but the solutions that worked for others haven't worked for me. I'm using the CPT UI plugin and have created a CPT called 'courses' with the following settings: ...
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Rewriting URLs with Query Strings

I've been (unsuccessfully) attempting to prettify some URLs in a website I'm building in Wordpress, from something like this - ...
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125 views

Rewrite Endpoints and CPTs - How to use in a plugin

I'm working on rewrite rules for a plugin that uses a URL endpoint, /modifier, to create a query_var &modifier=1 to signify it should do something else. The rewrite deals with URLs where ...
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169 views

Using get_query_var() from a plugin

I'm trying to do a redirect feature in a plugin and i have an issue. First, the code: add_action( 'init', function(){ add_rewrite_rule( 'go/([^/]+)/?$', 'index.php?redirect_to=$matches[1]', 'top' ...
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.htaccess RewriteBase equivalent for WordPress - Passing a URL as a variable without getting a 404

I have a page ran by a javascript plugin that changes the url every time a slide in a gallery is cycled. This means that while slide 1 is visible, the URL is http://www.sitename.com/gallery/slide1/ ...
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URL rewriting with custom pagination

I'm using a custom query to display the results with the pagination and rewrite the URLs. The following function works fine and displays the URLs in following pattern: ...
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105 views

Wordpress permalinks on subfolder in iis7 not working

I have IIS 7.5. mod rewrite active. Currently, my wp site is inside subfolder. Here is web.config in my root folder : <rewrite> <rules> <rule name="site2.com" stopProcessing="true"> ...
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213 views

Rewrite Rule for Post “Subpage”, with pagination

I would like to know if is possible to add a "subpage" to a post and in this "subpage" have paginated content, for example: I Have a Post Lorem Ipsum This post has Videos, Photos and Audios as ...
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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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Rewriting URLs with query strings and preserving them

straight to the issue - I MUST preserve link structure as follows, otherwise the baby squirrels die: website.com/blog.html?comments=%id% where the %id% stands for ID of post basicaly, that ...
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Why doesn't WP update my .htaccess file?

Before I begin, I do not have WordPress having permissions to update the .htaccess file. That's not what this is about. I'm full aware of that. My problem is WP generates the same file every time for ...
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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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Custom page with variables in url. Nice url with add_rewrite_rule

Using WP3.1 I Have a custom page with a WP_Query and the query gets dynamic variables from the url. And i want safe variables and clean urls. Example: ...
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Change Admin URL

I changed my Wordpress directory structure quite a bit. Here's what I have: define('WP_SITEURL', 'http://' . $_SERVER['SERVER_NAME'] . '/wordpress'); define('WP_HOME', 'http://' . ...
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WP Rewrite Rules - insert custom rules

function rewriteRules() { add_filter( 'rewrite_rules_array', array( $this, 'my_insert_rewrite_rules')); add_filter( 'query_vars',array( $this, 'my_insert_query_vars')); ...
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URL-parameters and RewriteRule gives 404

In Wordpress I have a template (lets call it template.php) that has content on the following page: example.com/template This page should be able to handle URL-parameters like. I got this to work. ...
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71 views

How can I write a rewrite rule to appear to move a multisite?

As we concluded in my question about trying to change the url of a multisite the simplest solution might be to add a rewrite rule, since it is infact only the end result that I'm concerned about here. ...
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URL Rewrite for CPT single posts

I'm struggling with Wordpress' rewrite function I have the following URL structure http://example.com/album/test-7/ 'album' is the slug for the CPT single page 'test-7' is the slug for the CPT ...
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87 views

How to add a Rewrite Rule / Category Structure

I'm currently trying to use add_rewrite_rule() to create a rewrite (duh!), for a custom taxonomy page. I've added the rewrite tag "sort" with the following code: ...
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Add Custom Values to Permalinks Through Custom Fields and Posts

I have two custom post types 1 called melon-parties and another called party-categories. for posts in melon-parties i create a metabox which gets populated from all posts from parties-categories. I ...
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rewriting for custom taxonomy rewrite

I want to rewrite my custom taxonomy in form of http://mywebsite.com/cars/my-tax All examples i found makes use rewrites and use a new function to get the new permalink... problem is normally to get ...
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180 views

How to flush rewrite rules on the activation of any plugin

I created a function in functions.php that adds some rewrite rules: function add_rewrite_rules() { add_rewrite_rule('events/page/([0-9])*/?', 'index.php?pagename=events&paged=$matches[1]', ...
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64 views

Custom URL scheme - paramters on custom post type

I have a custom post type set up as Event. Within this post type I have various bit's of content / custom meta which will be used on two or three different pages. I was wondering lets say I had my ...
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389 views

Multisite sub-directories IIS 7.5 change media/uploads location

I am running WP 3.8.1 Multisite. Sub-directories is configured. I have 10 sub-directory sites and 1 primary site. WordPress is running on a Windows 2008 R2 datacenter 64bit server with IIS 7.5. I have ...
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Permalink clashing with Custom Post Type rewrite rule

I have created a custom post type called 'members' which works correctly. I have set the rewrite rule to... 'rewrite' => array('slug' => 'our-members'), I have then added some items to this ...
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Is it possible to rewrite a page url Without setting the permalinks to Post Name?

Is it possible to rewrite the page url if your page link is for example localhost/wordpress/?p=123 ? Instead of post_name.php?.... (So the first option of permalinks and not post_name.
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158 views

WordPress site displaying 404 for any page apart from index

My WordPress site is returning a 404 not found error on any page apart from the homepage and /wp-admin. I have no absolutely no idea why this is. My Permalinks are set up to use ...
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82 views

Sort loop with query in the link

I want to add some buttons that will sort the post by name asc/desc etc. I want to use query in the link like this http://domain.tld/?orderby=name&order=asc Is this safe to use? Are there ...
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463 views

How to access .html file that's located in the theme folder from the browser?

By default you cannot access a file inside the theme folder directly from the browser, what changes should I make to make an exception?
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58 views

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 ...
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143 views

ReWrite Permalink to New Permalink Nginx

I used to have /%postname%/ permalink but something odd happened today, all links that I click suddenly redirect to home. So I changed the Permalink to /%category%/%postname%/ but this is a big ...
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494 views

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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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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28 views

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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1answer
144 views

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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1answer
2k views

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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177 views

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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1answer
110 views

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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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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1answer
149 views

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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1answer
67 views

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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176 views

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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1answer
111 views

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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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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997 views

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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1answer
86 views

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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1answer
89 views

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=$matches[2]', 'top' ); add_rewrite_rule( '([^/]+)?$', ...