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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Pretty URLs and custom post types

I've read the posts on WP SA on rewrites and custom post types, but I can't figure out why my search for 2 different post types isn't working. I'd like my URLS to become ...
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How to turn this .htaccess rule into a dynamic rule with add_rewrite_rule, et al?

In .htaccess, I have this: RewriteRule ^land/(.*) /?land=1&exper=$1 [QSA,L] which makes sth like this: domain.com/land/exper1 fill in the $_GET with $_GET['land'] = 1 and $_GET['exper'] = ...
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Use date in the URL of custom post type

So I've created a custom post type, say reviews, and its archive is available at <domain>/reviews/. I want to categorize them by date. So every day (or week) I publish a reviews type post and I ...
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Specific routing for CPT

I'm developing site for art gallery. A have Artist CPT (internal name artsin_artist) which is defined in my functions.php like following: register_post_type('artsin_artist', array( 'labels' => ...
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Rewrites with hierarchical taxonomies in permalink

I am attempting to create a hierarchical list of products in WordPress 3.5.1. For example if the custom post type product was in the custom taxonomy Outdoor > Garden Tools > Hoses, these would ...
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Pre-Populate $wp_query settings with custom rewrite rules and custom template_redirect

I'm currently working on a file browser plugin which requires frontend editing capabilities for a registered user. For this scenario, I have registered some custom rewrite rules for my custom post ...
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Custom Rewrite Rules

I am developing a plugin, the goal of which is to allow for a bookmark-able, pretty permalink search engine on a single page. To do so, I am using WP's rewrite rules to allow for the ...
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Help with multisite redirect issues using Cherokee OR solid nginx config?

A little background: We've decided to abandon Apache because it can't keep up with the demand we're putting on it. We have a cron script that will create a new post about once every 3 or 4 seconds ...
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Custom post type paging 404 error

I've an issue on custom post type, I've create a custom post type called "Agenda" and the rewrite url for http://example.com/agenda it works correctly, it points to the archive-agenda.php template ...
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Old blog/ and blog/feed/ URLs not working after moving blog to top-level via .htaccess

For a long time I served my blog from http://www.murrayc.com/blog/, with the wordpress installation in /home/murrayc/murrayc.com/blog/. Now I've moved it to http://www.murrayc.com/, without moving the ...
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How to Create a Custom Slug for Tags and Categories with a prefix or suffix?

I wanted to rename the slug to use a custom rewrite with a prefix or suffix that I choose. For example, if the tag name is "product" I want to use a rewrite with a slug that says ...
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404 (category, pages, archives) when using custom rewrite rules

I'm using www.domain.com/%POSTNAME%/CAR permalink structure (CAR is the variable i need to extract. After adding the code to the functions.php the other wordpress url's stopped working (category, ...
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URL Rewrite with Custom Variables

I right now have a custom post type with a url structure like: example.com/videos/taxonomyname/ I have a custom variable that I am detecting in the template file to switch layout views which works ...
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Permalinks only for posts

I would like to use wordpress permalinks but only for posts. Is there any way to do that? I don't care about seo, my website is about niche subject so it already has first position in google. Also ...
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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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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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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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Pagination: /tags/tag_name/?paged=2 gives a 404 error

I need to paginate an archive page. Pagination works perfectly fine for everything except tag/category archives. Basically if I use /tags/tag_name/?paged=2 it gives me a 404 error. But if I use ...
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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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wrong template for page of archive

I am trying to add pagination to the archiveof my custom post type. Right now it is structured by year & month and I want to add pagination and I fail miserably. So its like this: <!-- ...
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Flush rewrite rules on option update with Settings API

I'm working on some plugin where I need to enable custom URL rewrites. I want to enable editing of custom URL through Settings API, so basically I did everything that's needed to validate and update ...
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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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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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rewrite_rules() not applying rules on plugin activation only after permalinks menu is clicked

thanks to Roman for pointing me in the right direction my plugin is almost ready. The only problem i am now facing is that i cannot get the rewrite_rules applying on activation they only work after i ...