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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Rewrite rules for varying nested terms of custom taxonomy

I've searched the net an the only working solution to this seems to be this post by Jeff which does everything except handle nested terms. Does anybody know how to change the rewrite based on the ...
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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 to redirect to the most recent date permalink

I've got an archive that's displayed using a URL on the form www.mysite.ex/mycpt and I need to make a rewrite rule for that URL which redirects to a permalink with the latest date archive, which is on ...
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Move wp-content htacess

I notice that when I rename the wp-content and plugins folders http://codex.wordpress.org/Editing_wp-config.php#Moving_wp-content my multisite network htacess still references wp-content: see this ...
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htaccess rewrite conflict with wordpress rules and ssl

this one has me buggered- I have the below htaccess rule to redirect ssl to non-ssl pages. this works fine, except I'd like to exclude certain wordpress requests from this rule- for example, ...
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add_rewrite_rule behaving strangely

I'm customizing another plugin by changing the rewrite rule, from: add_rewrite_rule('^api/auth/([0-9]+)?/?','index.php?__api=1&uid=$matches[1]','top'); to: ...
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Getting 404 error on my wp rewrite error

The code I'm using to rewrite urls with query vars: function add_query_vars($aVars) { $aVars[] = "city"; $aVars[] = "address"; $aVars[] = "pg"; return $aVars; } // hook add_query_vars ...
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Evaluating a external rewrite rule before internal wordpress rewrite rule

I am been plucking out my hairs since last few days trying to solve this problem: I want to convert my urls from format http://example.com/prodsearch/category/tag1-tag2-tag3-tag4 to ...
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Different rewrite rules for taxonomies and cp in multisite?

I´m making a multilingual site with multisite and I`m wondering if you can specify different rewrite rules for taxonomies and custom posts for the different sites, that are using the same theme. Maybe ...
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How to change “attachment_id” in attachment permarlink?

I changed attachment permalink by add_filter('attachment_link','my_media_url'); from http://domain.com/?attachment_id=123 to: http://domain.com/?media=123 The change is successful. But, with the ...
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Best structure / rewrite rules to achieve the following url

I have been trying to achieve the following url structure in Wordpress and maintain a level of reusability in the admin area. It is for a client preview area and needs to reflect multiple versions of ...
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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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How do I write a custom API endpoint that accepts args and passes them into a function? [closed]

I'm writing my first WP plugin and feeling pretty lost. This should be a simple issue, but I can't seem to find any good tutorials or anything. Here's some code I've cobbled together from various ...
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ReWrite rule for files of a previously standalone blog moved to network

A moved a standalone wordpress install to be one of a network, but the possibility to access the uploaded files with the same URL is need to be kept. I'm trying to get the following rewrite rule to ...
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I want to create a filter for the query string is this possible?

I have spent the last few days working on and researching this question and have found no solution. Basically I want to replace the query string which wordpress parses in order to query the ...
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Taxonomy Rewrite Rules Redirecting Instead of Masking

I have a custom post type of items set up. I also have a taxonomy set up with items called categories. functions.php code: regsiter_post_type('items', array('labels' => array ...
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How to enable hierarchical permalinks for hierarchical taxonomies

If you have a category called "term" and a subcategory called "subterm", your can access subterm posts at /cat/subcat. But this doesn't work out of the box with custom taxonomies. They are ...
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Remove .htaccess portion upon plugin deactivation?

I have a plugin that inserts some rewrite rule in the .htaccess file. However, upon deactivating it, doesn't remove said rule. The rule is nested in # BEGIN My plugin and # END My plugin. I want to ...
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Default category link for a custom category is a broken link

I'm developing a Multisute plugin that is supposed to setup sites using a specific template, including setting up several static pages and menu items, as well as a "Blog" category for blog posts. The ...
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Need to make a php file inside theme accessible via url

I checked this post here Making a plugin file accessible via url rewrite? which seems to have the same problem as me but its for a plugin. But so far i am getting 404. add_action( 'init', ...
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Rewrites rules disappear after a while

My Plugin I implemented a small plugin to be able to show events with a specific custom field in a special order. To have some nice permalinks I also used the add_rewrite_rule function to add those ...
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Rewrite /category/cars into /topics/cars

I know there are plenty of question and posts about this out there, however I couldn't find a solution or existing thread to my specific question. If I list my categories and click on "cars" the url ...
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how to properly rewrite url by custom var

ive been trying to rewrite a shop uri, and what i have now is this code: add_filter('rewrite_rules_array','wp_insertMyRewriteRules'); add_filter('query_vars','wp_insertMyRewriteQueryVars'); ...
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Custom Post Type pagination when CPT 'rewrite' rule and a page have the same slug

I would like to achive the following link structure on my site: /properties/ -> a properties page with properties CPT, page 1. /properties/page/2 -> a properties page with properties CPT, page 2. ...
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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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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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Access $_POST data after redirect

How can I access $_POST data after a page redirect? I guess there is some way to tell WordPress to pass all $_POST data to the redirected address, like it does with $_GET data, using Rewrite Rules, ...
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Wordpress in “Couch Mode”?

I am trying to setup a "Couch Mode" (distraction free reading) on my WordPress blog as laid out in this article. The guide in the article follows these steps: Create a new page in WordPress with ...
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Redirect old query string urls to new SEO urls

I had urls like example.com/?area=new-york. area is a custom taxonomy. I had to change the urls to example.com/new-york. I want to do a 301 to new urls if previous urls are accessed. and I want Google ...
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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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Problems with rewrite rule

I realy cant to figure this out. What i want to do, is this URI http://www.hotels-lithuania.net/index.php?page=76&type=hotels&id=1 transform to http://www.hotels-lithuania.net/item/hotels/1. ...
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Rewrite-Rules not working on a vhost, everything goes to index.php

after setting up the wordpress htaccess rules in my vhost, i was unable to enter the wp-admin area. I was always redirected to the frontpage of my wordpress instance. The rewriting itself worked on ...
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add_rewrite_rule again

In general, the code from this question fit to me for 90%. One little change I need - I want all URL like *example.com/snpv/any_text/* direct not to index.php as in original code, but to my.php script ...
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How to test custom rewrite rules /permalinks?

After much research, I think I can wrap my brain around WP's rewrite system. I would like to know, though, how to properly test rewrite rules to see if the right rule/tags is being used and the right ...
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Custom Permalinks for Custom Post Types

I have custom post types registered and they are working fine with their normal URLs. My Custom post types have 'members' as their slug. Now I am trying to have a custom permalink for my custom post ...
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How do I reset a rewrite?

I made a mistake in writing a previous rewrite in .htaccess. How do I reset it? My home_url = http://basicsourcemassage.ca/bsmassage My site_url = domain name All pages work fine except for the ...
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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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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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Why isn't my rewrite rule working when there is no second parameter?

Here is my rewrite rule code: add_rewrite_rule('tides/([^/]+)/([^/]*)', 'index.php?page_id=4348&location=$matches[1]&month=$matches[2]', 'top'); add_rewrite_tag('%location%', '([^&]+)'); ...
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WP is ignoring .htaccess rewritten URL

I have two domains being served from the same WP install. edit: not multi-site In wp-config.php I have define('WP_SITEURL', "http://$hostname/wordpress"); etc. The two domains will have similar ...
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Custom rewrite rules for feeds of custom queries (query_var query strings in URL)?

Question updated. What I'm trying to do If I want to display posts (or a feed of posts) that belong to a category AND a custom taxonomy, or a category AND a tag, or a custom taxonomy AND a tag, I ...
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URL rewrite in theme doesn't seem to be working

so I was asked to create url rewrites for one of the websites we're working on, but the thing is the test rewrite I did, just to try it out, is not really working. here's the code I put in the ...
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Permalink/Pagination issue: Category base name same as page name

I currently have a page called "Blog" (slug "blog"), which loads a index.php. All posts in index.php belong to only one post category. A sidebar on index.php contains category links (via ...
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Passing value as hidden parameter to next page

I am trying to send value from one page to another page in WordPress as i do not want to repeat logic to fetch that value in other page. I am not very proficient in WordPress/PHP, if i have to do that ...
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WordPress Rewrite rule is not working

I am trying to create a rewrite rule for one of my custom page and here is the rewrite rule function add_my_rule() { global $wp; $wp->add_query_var('name_state'); ...
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custom post type archive page has 404 error even though has_archive is true

I have an existing site that has a custom post type with no archive. It has been live for almost a year now. I am trying to change the custom post type to have an archive now. So I changed ...
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Redirect URL to an existing page with query string or #! added on

I'm trying to make a photo gallery where the individual photos can be shared on Facebook and Twitter, and when you click the link, the photo that was shared will open in a lightbox automatically. ...
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Wordpress Rewrite Rule

I have a standard page setup at http://mysite.com/mypage/ I'd like to setup a rewrite rule in my theme functions that takes any URLs such as: http://mysite.com/mypage/helloworld/ <-- Currently ...
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Custom page template query_vars

I created a custom page template movie-page.php and a page movie in WP. The template shows fine when I visit site.com/movie/ I want to add movie_id as a query var. Here's my code: ...
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How do I make WordPress revise an .htaccess file a certain way?

I've learned just a slight bit with WordPress Rewrite API -- just enough to add another rewrite rule for a plugin. The plugin works if installed in the root, but I'm finding that if one installs ...