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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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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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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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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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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WP Rewrite Rules - Custom post type & taxonomy

I've been beating my head against the wall for a few days trying to figure this out. I have a custom post type and custom taxonomy and I'm trying to get my URL's to work. Here is the URL structure ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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2k views

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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207 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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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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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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add_rewrite_rule not working for me

I have the following rewrite tags defined: // ADD REWRITE TAG FOR 'VEHICLE MAKES' add_rewrite_tag('%make%','([^&]+)'); // ADD REWRITE TAG FOR 'BODY STYLES' ...
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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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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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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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Migration from old CMS to WordPress 301 redirection rules?

I need 301 redirection rule for migrating old CMS to WordPress. On old CMS I have URL structure like this: I wish is to move my site to WordPress and to have all old (or most) URLs with 301 redirect ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...