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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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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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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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 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 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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add_rewrite_rule isnt working, not getting added to rules array, why?

I'm trying to add a new rewrite rule but it doesn't seem to be getting added to the array and it certainly isn't working. I'm trying to get this URL, dult.dev/lists/games/destiny, to take me from a ...
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Capturing /page-name/[0-99999] in both template and number

Apologies if this has been answered already - I have singularly failed to word my question in a way that Google can help. I'm trying to create a page that acts as a base URL for a range of items with ...
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Custom Rewrite with Query vars

I have been stuck on this for hours and tried all these different methods but none seem to work. I've seen other threads with a similar problem but the solutions are not working for me. I'm hoping ...
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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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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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Wordpress rewrite rules not working

I have created a plugin and i have gotten rewrite rules to work using my .htaccess file. I would like to make this work from my plugin instead to keep everything contained from within there. Im ...
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Rewrite rules ignored

Why are my rewrite rules being ignored by WordPress? I've got the following rule added: news/([0-9]{4})/?$ archive-news.php?year=$matches[1] but the URL news/2015 gives a 404. Why?
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Pagination for custom post types - url rewriting

I'm working with custom post type, that I want to paginate, here's part of code, initializing custom post type: $args = array( 'labels' => $labels, 'public' ...
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How to change the displayed URL?

I'd like URLs like this: http://example.com/root/branch/twig/ be rewritten and displayed to a URL like the one below: http://example.com/root/twig/ At the moment, the two URLs point to the same ...
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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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82 views

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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Rewrite slug of custom post type to include post-id

My current permalink setting is /%postname%/%post_id%/. Would like to use the same with CPT. Currently the URL looks as site.com/questions/title/ Would like to get post id at the end of the url on ...
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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 ...