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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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: ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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(.*)$ ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Wordpress Deadlock Error

I see more of this error these days in error_log. I see that someone asked this question here a year ago but no solution. Please advise what is causing this issue. Already, tried deactivating some ...
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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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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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Add a query string to ALL links on site

Our client would like to embed his site into an iframe in their software backend. I get a query string on the first link but need to make sure that string persists across URLs for all links and ...
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How to Add Pages Under Custom Post Type URL Structure?

How can I add pages under the URL structure of a Custom Post Type? For example... If I had a Custom Post Type called "Knowledge Base" ... Located at: domain.com/knowledge-base/ ... and I wanted to ...
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Pretty permalinks IIS gives 404 on posts/pages

I'm trying to get Wordpress to work under IIS and I've gotten stuck on custom permalinks. If I use the standard ugly permalinks, All standard features works fine, but plugins like Buddypress does ...
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Best action to call add_rewrite_rule

In Codex I found that the best action to call add_rewrite_rule is the init action. So in this way the function is called every time the site load. But to save the rule in rewrite_rules option it would ...
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How to get list of taxonomy slugs ordered parents>childs?

Is there an existing function in WordPress to generate a list of taxonomy slugs ordered by parents > childs > subchilds in an array? I need to generate a URL structure for my custom post type in ...
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Custom post type permalink returns 404

Mates, I've created a custom post type. Created some posts of that type, but when I try to access to any of them, I get 404 error. Also created single theme (single-pb_progproy.php). Here's the ...
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Rewrite rule for path of favicon.ico ( Add_rewrite_rule function possible ? )

Hi Wordpress developers ! I'm wondering, is it possible to make by PHP and power of Wordpress following: If user access http://localhost/favicon.ico, is it possible to make show user data from ...
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remove base slug from hierarchical custom post type

I've tried various methods posted here and on stackoverflow and none of them work unfortunately. My CPT is "service_locations" and by default has this structure for main pages: ...
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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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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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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: ...