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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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 ...
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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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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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Using category slug in add_rewrite rule

I'm using this function ro rewrite URLs: function archive_rewrite_rules(){ add_rewrite_rule( 'inspiracao/([^/]*)/([0-9]{4})/?$', ...
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Rewrite URL in address bar for a specific page [closed]

My client has purchased a new "vanity" domain name that they want to use to forward peoplle to a specific page I've set up on their wordpress site. I've set up web forwarding on the new domain so ...
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How do I turn off the blog and archives?

Is there a fixed set of htaccess rewrite rules I can use to "turn off" everything blogging related? It's not enough to just not show the links in the menu, I want to completely hide everything ...
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Rewrite rules and query for virtual page

My question comes from this one. I have never really touched on rewrite rules as frankly, they still do not make sense to me What I have I have successfully build the following link ...
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How can you create a Permalink structure on a WordPress site?

Let's say I want to create a wordpress site that has a folder structure such as: http://www.example.com/cars/ http://www.example.com/cars/red-cars/ Yet I want people to be able to comment on both ...
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Modifying rewrite rules to use <custom post type>/category/<custom taxonomy term>/

I know I can add a rewrite rule to accomplish this but I'd like to affect the links generated by WordPress (such as when I put a custom taxonomy term into a menu) I have spent the entire day today ...
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Remove rewrite endpoint on deactivation?

I'm using Milo's answer to add a Rewrite Endpoint as part of my plugin. Is there a straight-forward way to remove a Rewrite Rule upon deactivation? I found this snippet but I'd expect a ...
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Best way to redirect site in subdirectory to root?

I have a WP 4.0 site that has been installed at: mydomain.com/site It's been there for many years, so there are lots of links from around the web pointing to it. As part of an overhaul I am doing, ...
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How does WP determine the difference between a post and a page url

I'm trying to mimic WP routing in a javascript plugin. I've successfully imported the rewrite rules and am applying them to the browser location. But I can't seem to parse the difference between a ...
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Custom Endpoint For Custom Post Type from Child Theme

I'm working with a child theme. Main theme has a custom post type called "Place". I need to change that into "Location". However, I changed all levels using wp_post_types object. Now I need to change ...
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Change the custom post type permalink

I have projects category in my theme ( custom post type ). my link goes like this http://shaowtriger.com/project/naim/ my required link is http://shaowtriger.com/brands/naim/ I also ...
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Permalinks using event date (year & month) instead of publication date

The site http://www.bikefun.org is live and working, but the permalinks are not quite right. It is an event calendar site. Events are stored as a custom post type "bf_events", with dates stored as ...
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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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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 ...
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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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.htaccess rewrite

I have created a custom post type called 'event' and added an event called London 2012. I want the following URL structure for a page: local.mysite.com/london-2012/speakers I have created a page ...
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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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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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Why wp redirects me to wp-login.php when I visit a rewritten wp-admin URL?

I have this rewrite rule ^dashboard(.*) wp-admin$1 [L] and wp redirects me to wp-login.php when I try to visit /dashboard (even if I am logged in) Any idea why this happen, and how I can solve ...
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Custom Post Type Date Based Archive URL rewrite [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: custom post types, wp_get_archives and add_rewrite_rule I have a custom post type called "course" and I would like to create a date based archive similar to the default ...
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Rewrite Rules problem when rule includes homepage slug

I have page Example (ID=443, slug=example) that is configured, through Dashboard->Settings->Reading, as the home page of my WP site. I also have the following rewrite rule configured: ...
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Need Help with Custom ModRewrite

How can I correctly send all traffic from: http://my-domain.com/about/case-studies/clientName/ to http://my-domain.com/about/case-studies/?clientName=$clientName (not seen by visitors) ...
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Keep requested/entered url with add_rewrite_rule

I've got url-rewriting partially working. I have this rule: ...
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Rewrite Rules Are Redirecting and Not Passing VARs

I have the following code in my functions.php file. <?php add_action('init', 'flush_rewrite_rules'); function custom_add_rewrite_rules( $wp_rewrite ) { $new_rules = array( ...
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Leverage WP_Rewrite to pre-validate links / detect invalid links

I'm automatically generating links to (supposed) pages/posts. These links are generated by get_permalink( $post->ID ), so in_theory, should be valid links. Unfortunately, in some situations, where ...
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why is are these rewrite_tags and rules not working?

im trying to get this to work for 3 different pages it was working fine with 1 rewrite, then when i added 2 more its not working for any of them. heres the code: function add_video_rewrite () { ...
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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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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 ...