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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Single Redirection Rule for Pages and Archive links

I am trying to find pretty URL solution for url parameters. Consider this url set http://example.com?token=foo http://example.com/pagename?token=foo http://example.com/parent/childpage?token=foo ...
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URL Structure for Custom Page Type with Custom Taxonomy

There are a number of questions here that are similar to what I'm trying to do, but none seem to answer what I'm looking for. I have a custom post type with a rewrite like: 'rewrite' => array( ...
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Custom taxonomy Rewrite Rule

I want my taxonomy url to be like this: site.com/page/taxonomy_term How will I be able to achieve this? I have written a wordpress rewrite rule code in my functions.php like this: function ...
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Added incorrect rewrite rule now getting an error

I have made a mistake using add_rewrite_rule() function and now my site is throwing a 500 "internal server error" normally I would just edit/fix the issue in my .htaccess but since this is not how ...
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How can I map a specific URL pattern to a plugin for processing

I want to send traffic of a specific URL pattern to be processed by my plugin. Based on that pattern, I will pull some custom post type information from WP, gather external info via JSON, aggregate ...
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WordPress Rewrite/Query Var .. ignore a word?

I have created an 'event listing' area on my WP website, it uses rewriting and a query var to dynamically load the event 'slug' as a variable so that I can add pages on the fly. However it has broken ...
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Can't get a custom template taxonomy page to display

I've been trying to wade my way through learning the ins and outs of taxonomies and how to integrate them into themes and I've run into a pretty basic issue that I can't seem to figure out. I started ...
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add_rewrite_rule isnt working, not getting added to rules array, why?

I'm trying to add a new rewrite rule but it doesn't seem to be getting added to the array and it certainly isn't working. I'm trying to get this URL, dult.dev/lists/games/destiny, to take me from a ...
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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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add_rewrite_rule working for posts but not for pagination

I have used add_rewrite_rule to change my urls please check the code below. add_rewrite_rule( '(.+?)/([^/]+)/?$', 'index.php?category_name=$matches[1]&name=$matches[2]&is_play=1', ...
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Capturing /page-name/[0-99999] in both template and number

Apologies if this has been answered already - I have singularly failed to word my question in a way that Google can help. I'm trying to create a page that acts as a base URL for a range of items with ...
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WordPress render's 404 for known rewrite rule

I have defined rewrite rule for my hieratical custom post type. remove_filter('template_redirect', 'redirect_canonical'); function add_artists_query_vars($aVars) { $aVars[] = "work_index"; ...
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How to reliably flush rewrite rules on multisite?

Let's say you have a plugin which need to flush rewrite rules. You do it all properly with activation hook and adding flush late, so everything is smooth and compatible. And then one fine day someone ...
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Get custom pretty-permalinks working with 3rd party API querystrings?

Edited to remove any reference to 3rd party API stuff: I have /%category%/%title%/ as my permalink structure. I have a page which uses a couple of querystring variables: ...
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Change the Permalink for wordpress attachment

My attachments are currently rewritten from http://localhost/?attachment_id=3 to http://localhost/images/image-title using @Bainternet's answer here. $new_rules['images/(\d*)$'] = ...
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How to add rewrite rules and pagination to retrieve attachments files?

I'm trying to list attachments based on different taxonomies. Right now it only work for the basic url (no pagination added). For example ...
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URL Rewrite Rules & Get Method

I have three dropdowns on my blog which allows you to filter by custom taxonomies. I'm using the following function to create the dropdowns: function get_terms_dropdown_risk_category($taxonomies, ...
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Rewrite rule page url with category

I have enabled the category box for pages with this: // Add to the admin_init hook of your theme functions.php file add_action( 'admin_init', 'page_categories' ); function page_categories() { // ...
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Changing default slug of post to the post id

Is it possible to change the default slug from the post title to a number? For example, the current url to a blog post would be: baseurl/blog/the-title-of-the-post Lets say the id of the post is ...
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How to building pretty URLs to reflect category hierarchy?

At the moment, this is how I access brands (custom post type) on my page: http://example.com/<base>/<brand> I would like to access brands like this: ...
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How to change the displayed URL?

I'd like URLs like this: http://example.com/root/branch/twig/ be rewritten and displayed to a URL like the one below: http://example.com/root/twig/ At the moment, the two URLs point to the same ...
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Rewrite rules goes away

I have a strange issue. The custom rewrite rules are registered correctly in my plugin activation hook. But, if I go to the permalinks settings page and clic on "Save changes" I lost the rewrite rules ...
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Where, When, & How to Properly Flush Rewrite Rules Within the Scope of a Plugin?

I am having a bit of a strange issue with rewrite rules not flushing properly. I have tried using flush_rewrite_rules(); and flush_rewrite_rules(true);. I have also tried globalizing $wp_rewrite ...
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How to check if a rewrite rule exists

A common problem with rewrite rules added in a theme is that there is no obvious hook on which you can flush the rewrite rules. The problem is getting harder when you update a theme with new code that ...
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WP Job Manger change jobs url (NOT slug)

I'm using the WP Job Manager plugin in my wordpress website. The list of my jobs is currently found on /jobs . I would like to have it on /careers . The listing of all jobs is not a page so I can't ...
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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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Need help with complex custom post type setup

I have three custom post types: cartoon-series, episodes, and special-features. Right now I have cartoon-series posts set to be post-parents of episodes and special-features posts. That's the only ...
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Custom Post Type won't Register

I'm hoping one of you WP gurus can spot what I am missing. I have a CPT that won't register for some reason. It' virtually identical to another CPT that is registered just fine. I have a custom post ...
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101 views

Pass tax_query variables in URL

I'm trying to create some URLs rewrite for my site, but now I'm stuck. I have this structure in my permalinks: example.com/%custom-type%/%category%/%postname% The full URL is already working: ...
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Rewrite for custom type and custom taxonomy

Hello I created a custom post type using the Types Plugin, this custom type has the slug menu, and my permalink structure looks like that: example.com/%custom-type%/%category%/%postname% ...
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147 views

Nginx rewrite rule conflict with WordPress permalinks rule

Facing issue with nginx url rewrite rules. What I want is to serve http://example.com/2015/03/23/post-title/ page when someone tries to access http://example.com/2015/03/23/myfeed/post-title/ url. And ...
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Change page /2 to /transcript with a Rewrite

I set up this rule (in functions.php) function custom_rewrite_basic() { add_rewrite_rule( 'episode/([^/]+)/transcript', ...
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Wordpress Custom post type single page 404 error

I have a wordpress website where I am using custom post types. I have an error on all single custom post type pages of one of the custom post type called products registered as portfolio. If I refresh ...
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Rewrite URL in address bar for a specific page [closed]

My client has purchased a new "vanity" domain name that they want to use to forward peoplle to a specific page I've set up on their wordpress site. I've set up web forwarding on the new domain so ...
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Using category slug in add_rewrite rule

I'm using this function ro rewrite URLs: function archive_rewrite_rules(){ add_rewrite_rule( 'inspiracao/([^/]*)/([0-9]{4})/?$', ...
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Rewrite rules with htpasswd doesn't work

I am trying to set a password for my wp-login.php page using .htpasswds, it works without adding wordpress rewriting rules <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> RewriteEngine On RewriteBase / RewriteRule ...
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rewrite taxonomy-{taxonomy}-{term}.php terms

I try to figure out a rewrite problem, that is a somewhat over my head, so i ask here to find out what i can do. I use this two solutions from Jeff 1 and Milo 2, to get a full-path url for my custom ...
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How do I turn off the blog and archives?

Is there a fixed set of htaccess rewrite rules I can use to "turn off" everything blogging related? It's not enough to just not show the links in the menu, I want to completely hide everything ...
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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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rewire rule for custom taxonomy of custom post type

So I have spent almost a week trying to solve this problem, I have a custom post type called Product with a custom taxonomy called Category. What I want is be able to list all products in a category ...
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add_rewrite Rule

I want to add a rewrite rule, the remove the "base" from a custom taxonomy link. There current structure is: http://example.com/bundesland/TERMSLUG I would like to have it like this: ...
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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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How bad is flush_rules() on init hook?

According to the Codex: [...] This function can be extremely costly in terms of performance. It should be used as sparingly as possible - such as during activation or deactivation of plugins or ...
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How to check if last uri segment is a custom post type or taxonomy term?

After following Jeffs suggestion on this thread to create nested parent and child taxonomy terms within a permalink like... url.com/custom-post-type/taxonomy-parent/taxonomy-child/cpt-entry It ...
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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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add_rewrite_rule, plugin activation and plugin deactivation

I see a lot of example showing to call add_rewrite_rule in your init hook, e.g. function add_my_custom_rewrite() { add_rewrite_rule(... } add_action('init', 'add_my_custom_rewrite'); and in ...
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If term and page have the same slug, how can I view the term archive?

I am using a custom taxonomy with the term slug 'nursery'. I'm also using a page with the slug 'nursery'. I can view the page fine, but trying to view the 'nursery' term archive page as fetched by ...
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Custom rewrite rules are sending everything to index.php

I'm creating a site where users work together on teams to create films. Currently, I'm setting up an edit page on the front end for team managers. I've just got a simple isset() check on a query var ...
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How to create custom URL routes?

I have a very peculiar requirement, hopefully I can explain it without being too confusing. I created a page template where I list some properties I get from an external XML file, so far no problems, ...
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How can you create a Permalink structure on a WordPress site?

Let's say I want to create a wordpress site that has a folder structure such as: http://www.example.com/cars/ http://www.example.com/cars/red-cars/ Yet I want people to be able to comment on both ...