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 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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Viewing category pages without the word 'category' in URL

When I view a static page its url is like: http://example.com/mybooks/ When I view a category page its url is like: http://example.com/category/books-ebooks/ For SEO, I want some modification so ...
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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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remove sub-category of Custom Post Type from permalink structure

I've got my permalinks for a Custom Post Type set to /%custom_taxonomy%/%postname%/ using the Custom Post Type Permalink Plugin to set the custom rules for this CPT. What this gives me is site.com/...
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Rewrite and custom post type: order by custom field not working

I have a custom post type "placement" with a custom field "position". What I want to do is, on the placements archive page, to order results by the "position" value. I have the following URL rewrite ...
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CPT custom archive template does not get loaded

I have a custom content type called events that I register using the following function: add_action('init', 'events_post_init'); function events_post_init() { register_post_type( 'events', ...
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Am I using the flush_rewrite_rules function in the right place?

Hello dears I'm writing an admin panel for my new WordPress plugin base on the WordPress Settings APIs. I am defining a field for changing custom post slug from this admin panel. After the custom ...
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Load an url with minimal/no DB queries

What would be an ok way to load a theme template with minimal/no db queries? Another question: is it viable to 'dry' load a non-wordpress template using rewrite rules? So instead of index.php?p=1011 ...
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Regionalised Content

Ok, so - I am working on a magazine style website that requires "regionalised" content. So for example I have: UK (Includes ALL) Manchester Brighton London I have already successfully ...
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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: http://example.com/<base>/<...
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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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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 404....
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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' add_rewrite_tag('%body-style%','([^&...
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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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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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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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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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Wordpress Rewrites - How can I pass a variable to Custom Post Type?

I'm looking for a wordpress rewrite that will let me pass a query var. I have a custom post type that produces urls like this: example.com/custom-post-slug/custom-post-title/ my goal is to have ...
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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 "http://www.domain.com/wp-content/plugins/plm/...
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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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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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Need to add rewrite rule that adds in additional information about the post to url

A have a post type for venues which have the attributes title, state, and suburb. Currently using the default WordPress permalinks I get the following format: mysite.com/venue/{title} However, I ...
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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(.*)$ wp-...
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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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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 "/pagename?param=...
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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 thumb.php?src=http://mysite.com/images/image.jpg&h=200&w=350&...
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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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Custom Permalink Structure Redirects Pages to Homepage

I'm trying to add a custom field to my post types permalink structure - for the test purposes I've simplified the code. The custom permalinks work but the issue is that Top Level Pages redirect to the ...
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add_rewrite_rule permalinks break in WordPress 4.5

I have a plugin that uses permalinks to deliver content to the page based on an activity that I pass in through the URL, eg. mysite.com/activity/11. I also have code in my plugin that redirects the ...
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stop pretty pagination rewrite site.com/cat/2 => site.com/cat?page=2

I need to be able to keep pretty urls, but I need to be able to send page as a URL arg. WordPress likes to do site.com/cat/2/ for page two, but I need site.com/cat?page=2 because we are moving some ...
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.htaccess rewrite rule puzzle

Because I need to password protect a subdirectory using cPanel, I modified Wordpress's .htaccess rule as instructed here: https://wordpress.org/support/topic/password-protect-a-directory-with-htaccess ...
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add_rewrite_rule is not taking effect in Wordpress? .htaccess file doesn't update

I have tried all day to get my own rewrite to work in wordpress, but I simply can't get anything to work. I've tried so many different ways but thing is nothing updates in the .htaccess file so I am ...
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How to handle this URL Structure. Keep getting “page not found”

I have created two Custom Post Types, named "test" and "articles". I am trying to achieve below URL structure: site.com/test/post-title - for post type test. Works fine. site.com/test/articles/post-...
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Help with rewrite rules for two post types

I'm trying to setup two rewrite rules for two post types. Basically, the structure I want is this: site.com/app/course/xxxx/ => adds query_var course site.com/app/course/xxxx/theme/xxxx/ => adss ...
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Intermittent 404 errors, rewrite rules, and BBPress

I am trying to debug an intermittent 404 issue that may be related to BBPress. I’ve read several other reports about intermittent 404s and BBPress, but none of them are exactly applicable to my ...
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Parent & Child Taxonomy slugs in custom post permalink

I've registered a custom post type "book" and a taxonomy "authors" as below: add_action( 'init', 'post_book_init' ); function post_book_init() { $labels = array( 'name' =&...
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how to change permalinks format for pagination?

Sorry if my question was basic or stupid. Please help me how to do this in wordpress, i m new to wordpress. I have permalinks for pagination page like this www.website.com/customtaxonomy.html/1 www....
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Enpoint Not Found in Rewrite Tag Permalink

I'm trying to make an XML feed show nice and pretty permalinks rather than showing query strings. The problem is I can't get my /products/ endpoint to show up when trying to process my custom rewrite ...
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Multisite theme path rewrite using .htaccess

I'm trying to rewrite the theme path for multiple domains (wordpresss multisite) using separate themes, this is my current .htaccess file, this is allowing each site to use seperate CSS files but not ...
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Add hierarchical taxonomy to permalink for custom post type

I've found various questions about this issue, and I still can't get this to work. I have a post type called "product" and a taxonomy called "type". I'd like the URL for a single product post to be: ...
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Custom post type “preview” not working

I'm having an issue with custom post type "draft" post previews redirecting to the site home page, if I have pretty permalinks enabled. For instance, I create a new "Project", save as draft, and ...
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Default post tab showing twice in admin bar

I have to re-register WordPress default post type to change the post slug to "blog", changing permalink structure was not worked for me as it rewrite custom post types slugs also. So I used below code ...
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flush rewrite rules doesn't flush them (still got 404)

So I tried to make a simple plugin for WordPress. Like a reviews. Even tried to do it through the tutorial of TutsPlus. Everytime I got 404 when tried. Then I just took the code from tutor and still ...