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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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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add_rewrite_rule: $matches var not replaced by captured value

I want to access a plugin file (when <a> is clicked) without exposing actual path of the file. I am using the following rewrite rule: add_rewrite_rule( 'continue/([0-9]+)/?$', ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How do you create a “virtual” page in WordPress

I'm trying to create a custom API endpoint in WordPress, and I need to redirect requests to a virtual page in the root of WordPress to an actual page that ships with my plug-in. So basically, all ...
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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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Rewrite and replace url wp-admin/edit.php and wp-admin/post-new.php

everybody I want to rewrite and replace all url mydomain.com/wp-admin/edit.php -> mydomain.com/wp-admin/edit/ and mydomain.com/wp-admin/post-new.php -> mydomain.com/wp-admin/addnewpost/ How i ...
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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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How to redirect image attachment to its original post

I'm making a slider that is getting images from attachments in the post. I am trying to rewrite the url for the post so that if someone pastes the direct url to the attachment, it'll go the post ...
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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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176 views

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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195 views

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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181 views

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 ...
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Custom Rewrites not used by WordPress

I've set up a simple plugin that adds custom rewrite rules to WordPress. Here is the code for that plugin: https://gist.github.com/JCPry/7324825. A page is created within WordPress with the slug ...
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Is a permastruct possible on pages?

Since a couple of weeks I'm trying to create my own rewritings on pages. I read a lot about rewriting with posts and custom post-types. BUT: I have pages that I call with variables. How is it ...
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Change the “page” slug in pagination

Simple question. When pagination is activated, the URL changes to "site.com/page/2". For my site, this should be "site.com/paggetto/2". How can I change that rewrite rule? I also want to change ...
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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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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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Wordpress custom permalinks, pages are now 404

I've set my permalinks to a custom structure: /%menutype%/%postname%/ This works all right for my custom taxonomy (menutype) and anything that's an archive. Now however, simple pages won't work, ...
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add_feed and flush_rewrite_rules

There seems to be quite a controversial opinion on the WordPress flush_rewrite_rules() function. According to the Codex, it is highly discouraged to use this function on the init action hook. ...
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Custom slug in url for CPT and taxonomy

I want to add a custom slug to permalink for CPT and taxonomy. Like this: http://mydomain.com/my-custom-slug/post-slug http://mydomain.com/my-custom-slug/product_category Here is my CPT and ...
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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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522 views

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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Rewrite URL based on form input

I have a form: <form action="<?php echo get_permalink(); ?>" method="get"> <select name="genres[]"> <option value="jazz"></option> <option ...
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How to make a custom route with any-string-part/number-part pointing to an existing page?

I've got a page with my own widget inside of it which needs some params from the url to produce dynamic db results - don't worry everything is sanitized well and I only let this part out to keep this ...
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264 views

How to set up Author archives with sub category URL

So i have a site where i have used the authors.php page so that i can display individual user's profile pages.. the url then looks something like: http://mydomain.com/author/test/ What i would like ...
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add_rewrite_rule not working

I'm trying to do some url rewriting. I've picked this example right off the wordpress wiki here: add_rewrite_rule('^nutrition/([^/]*)/([^/]*)/?','index.php?foo=bar','top'); The wiki page says: ...
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Make custom post types and pages place nice, re: rewrite

I have a page structure like such: Executive Events Annual Conferences Webinars I also have a custom post type named 'event'. I have set up the post type so that I get exactly the permalink ...
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Rewrite Rule & Regex - Extract 'cat-name' and 'page-number' from http://domain.com/custom-post-type/category/cat-name/page/page-number

I have an URL formatted so: http://domain.com/custom-post-type/category/cat-name/page/page-number I need to extract: cat-name and page-number So that in my functions.php, I can create the custom ...
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Custom Permalinks for Custom Taxonomies/Post Types -> Top Level Pages not working [duplicate]

I have created a custom post type called "artists". These are categorized by the custom taxonomy "style". I do have this: ./photography/edward-example (single page with details) ...
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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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'rewrite_rules_array' or 'generate_rewrite_rules' for adding custom rewrite rules?

Is there any reason why I should use rewrite_rules_array instead of generate_rewrite_rules? generate_rewrite_rules works out of the box, but I couldn't get rewrite_rules_array to work. And I am told ...