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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Modify custom post type rewrite rules in a separate function

I want to modify the rewrite rules for a custom post type, tribe_events, which is registered as a post type within "The Events Calendar" core plugin files (the-events-calendar.class line 24): ...
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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 ...
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Tricky URL rewrite with custom values in url

We have custom post type as user_images and each of these post has a image attached with image name is 3 digit number followed by extension. When the url http://mysite.com/wp_username/3digitnumber ...
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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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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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When should add_rewrite_tag() be used?

I've spent a few days trying to learn how to best add rewrite rules. So far my understanding is that a suitable way to add simple rules is to use add_rewrite_rules(), with large thanks to Jan Fabry on ...
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Need help with friendly URL's in Wordpress

I'm creating som custom templates in Wordpress and I'm passing some data in the URL's. Currently my URL looks like this: http://www.mysite.com/designers/?id=43&name=designer+name The URL ...
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Custom post rewrite rule not working

I'm adding a custom post type like so (names have been altered to protect the innocent): add_action('init', 'my_post_types'); function my_post_types() { register_post_type('publication', ...
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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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How can I allow trailing slashes on some URLs without a redirect, but not on others?

Here's the scenario. Assume I have a site, wordpress.site, which has the following Permalink structure: /%postname% Assume I then set up the following posts: /post1 /post2 /post3 If someone were ...
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How to use Post Custom Metadata in Post Titles and Post Permalinks

I am very new to WordPress. How can I use post custom metadata in place of Post Titles, and as the Post Permalink? For example, instead of domain.com/the-post-title, the permalink would be ...
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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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Rename page URL

I have the following URL structure: http://localhost/wordpress/gallery?id=331 id specifies the id of the post. gallery is a normal page inside which I am accessing the id of the post and fetching ...
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How to modify URL structures in custom post types and taxonomies or terms

I am well aware that there are several posts covering the topic of customizing the permalink URL structure of custom post types, custom taxonomies, and taxonomy terms. However, none of them are real ...
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Re-write specific custom post type category URL to go to another page

I know this general question has been asked before (like here and here), but the problem is with my limited experience, I cannot get the results I need looking at other people's code. So here's my ...
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227 views

How does WP handle multiple matching rewrite rules?

Here is my url to a custom type : http://host/movie/my-slug When I go to this link, I'm redirected to http://host/movie/my-slug/?post_type=movie which results in a 404 error. I use Rewrite ...
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How do you permanently remove default rewrite rules from the wp_options table?

We have tons of rewrite rules saved in our wp_options table and I'd like to permanently remove any entries that we're not using on our site (such as comment feeds, page attachments, etc.). What's the ...
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How to debug removal of rewrite rule flushing?

I use Custom Post Types. I try this: functions.php add_action( 'admin_init', 'flush_rewrite_rules' ); Now I’d like to remove this again. I try this: remove_action( 'admin_init', ...
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Subpages Permalinks Issues

my site looks like: Page-1 (page.php) ... Subpage-1 (custom-collection.php; Custom Post Type) ...... Filtering Output-Post (custom-collection-single.php) When I open the filtering output-post by ...
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Rewrite rules applied differently after upgrade

After WP upgrade from 3.2.1 to 3.4.1 I faced the problem that rules are not applied same way. I have the following rule: (questions-answers)/([mind|nutrition|fitness|beauty]*)[/page/]*(\d*)$ In WP ...
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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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Rewrite rule to redirect to a particular filename.php

I'm using the Monkeyman Rewrite Analyzer plugin (http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/monkeyman-rewrite-analyzer/) I want to write a rule that will be take a URL (that is specified in the user's accnt ...
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Priority for Categories, Tags, Taxonomies, Posts, Pages and Custom Posts with same url

I have been reading dozens of posts and honestly, I have many doubts on how this work. Furthermore, I think that with WP3.1 more issues have been added here because I am having even more problems now ...
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Multiple parameters in a custom post type url rewrite

I have a custom post type called venues currently they display through the url format: http://mywebsite.com/venue/{venue-name} I would like to have the format: ...
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Force a specific template based on the URL

When a user browses to a URI beginning with "/forums", WordPress should call a specified template. For example, all of these URLs: mysite.com/forums mysite.com/forums/questions ...
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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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Permalink rewrite with custom post type and custom taxonomy

I think thats a quick one: I've got: Custom post type: Food Custom taxonomy (Registered to Food): Fruits Terms in Fruits: Apple, Orange, Cherry If I type in example.com/food?fruits=Apple,Cherry, ...
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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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Pages not appearing?

I've created 6 different custom post types, each with their own archive. I've also created a page with the same name as the custom post type, and a sub-page called 'About' for each. For some reason, ...
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How to achieve this permalink -> category-name/custom-post-type-name/post-name

I am trying to use categories to provide the structure for my site. I will create sections on my site called England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland . These will be categories. My posts will use custom ...
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Wordpress custom taxonomy page

I've got a question that I've seen being asked before, but none of the answers solved my problems. It's something I've run into before, but never managed to solve. I've got a clean Wordpress ...
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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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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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wp_insert_post breaks rewrite rules

I'm using wp_insert_post to programmatically add content to a site. This works fine with posts, categories and tags, but not with pages. When I attempt to add a page (i.e. post with post_type=page), ...
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Custom Taxonomy in Permalink from post type

I am using custom post types and custom taxonomies for that post type. This snippet currently sets the permalinks for the post type: 'rewrite' => array('slug' => 'myrewritebase'), I am ...
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Rewrite rule for Custom post type Monthly and Yearly archive

I have a custom post type "contest_recipe". I can view contest recipe posts by year and by date with the following urls: http://example.com/2011/?post_type=contest_recipe - shows all 2011 contest ...
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remove_query_arg() on rewrite rule

I'm attempting to add a Back to Search Results link which in essence will simply link back to the starting search page - for example /?s=test. I've taken a look at the global query vars and do see ...
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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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Rewrite custom taxonomy slug - but only parent items

I've set up a custom hierarchical taxonomy called 'region'. So now I have e.g. url.com/region/leeds/ etc. However, I'm now expanding to other countries, so I'm making the region sub-categories of ...
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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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URL Rewrite + Page + Custom Post Type = Unusual Redirect

Yet another URL rewrite issue :) The Problem I have a URL rewrite rule that should work, but against all logic it redirects without passing the query var. The Juicy Details The site has a page ...
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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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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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How to get wordpress link to fully evaluate when coming from facebook

The short version: Any link from Facebook to a page stops evaluating at the "hardcoded page" in the wordpress press install, ignoring the remaining parts of the URL. It doesn't allow the shortcode ...
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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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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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Taxonomy with_front causes all

I have a custom taxonomy, which sets the with_front to false to try and get the URLs to look like /%type%/%brand%/%product%/, degrading as we go down. This however is driving me nuts. Everything in ...
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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 ...