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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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 ...
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Rewrite loading custom template file but is_home() returns true, and there's no 404

I want to create some custom pages for my theme that don't appear in the Page listing in wp-admin. I have the following class which intercepts the url. class jtvRewrite { var $path = ''; function ...
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Can’t use a specific custom URL (slug)?

I’m having some problems understanding an error I’m getting. I have a page which is called “pitch” and as such the URL and the slug should be “pitch” as well, so: www.my-domain.com/pitch/ But when I ...
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Rewrite rules for custom post type

There is a nonhierarchical custom post type "news". /news/ /news/page/2/ /news/post_slug/ Each post has custom field "views". When someone opens post, field's value increased by one. Would like ...
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Viewing category pages without the word 'category' in URL

When I view a static page its url is like: http://example.com/mybooks/ When I view a category page its url is like: http://example.com/category/books-ebooks/ For SEO, I want some modification so ...
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Custom taxonomy and post type rewrite rules

I'm working on portfolio site, where I need to create a "portfolio" post type and divide posts in it by categories with urls like "/portfolio/category/", so the "category" is the category term. ...
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Rewrite rule that wp-login.php?action=register is left alone

Unfortunately buddypress breaks a facebook connect script because of the rewrite rules. It changes /wp-login.php?action=register into /register/ I tried to find where the custom rewrite rule is ...
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How to Use metada Value in Url and is it possible? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to use Post Custom Metadata in Post Titles and Post Permalinks hii i want to know that how can i use my metadata value for post url which i add with my every post in ...
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How to link to custom “archive like” page with custom permalink rules “dynamically”

I am working on a plugin where I am trying to create a "archive like" page with permalinks. Here is what I have so far: I've created a query var "experience" I've created custom SQL selects using - ...
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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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HowTo to add my rewrite rules at the beginning, redirect to the right page and flush the rules on plugin activation?

Hi i am currently writing a WordPress plugin that i want to release to the public. I am having a few issues with URL rewrites however. I have got the plugin to redirect to the plugin page ...
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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 do make mysite.com/post-name/sub-post?

I have a small doubt and wonder if I could help. By adding a post, I have the permalink "http://www.mysite.com/post-name". I would like to know how to post a parent, for example, ...
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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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Custom rewrite rules for a page with GET variables?

So basically I have a WordPress page called games. Within this page I have a list of custom post type posts. Using a form and some $_GET magic, the user is able to filter the posts based on tags, as ...
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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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Custom Taxonomy rewrite url

How to redirect a url from example.com/taxonomy/taxvalue/?spost=holiday to example.com/index.php?post_type=holiday&taxnomy=taxvalue Code: function custom_post_rewrite_rules( $rules ) { ...
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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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Is it possible to rewrite a page url Without setting the permalinks to Post Name?

Is it possible to rewrite the page url if your page link is for example localhost/wordpress/?p=123 ? Instead of post_name.php?.... (So the first option of permalinks and not post_name.
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Child page Custom post type return 404

I have a custom post type with this structure parent/child-1/child-2-of-child-1/child-3-of-child-2/ All child return 404 error. My CPT settings are: $rewrite = array( 'slug' ...
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www domain takes me to english version of WPML site

I have an english version of a WordPress site (healhtystartkids.ca) and a french version (departsante.ca) set up using WPML. When I type departsante.ca into url bar, I get the french version of the ...
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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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Custom URL in Wordpress with add_rewrite_rules and add_rewrite_endpoints

I have the following URL for a filter functionality that i try to build in wordpress: example.com/offers-type-all-inclusive-from-germany-transportation-airplane.html How can I make the arguments ...
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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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Multisite sub-directories IIS 7.5 change media/uploads location

I am running WP 3.8.1 Multisite. Sub-directories is configured. I have 10 sub-directory sites and 1 primary site. WordPress is running on a Windows 2008 R2 datacenter 64bit server with IIS 7.5. I have ...
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Custom Rewrite Rule with Sub Folders

I need to create a custom rewrite rule for a WordPress plugin. I have read this topic and came up with a working solution using add_rewrite_rule(). However, after testing the plugin, I realized that ...
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Page displaying but the inspector shows 500 Internal Server error?

I have setup custom urls for a wordpress based site, (not using wordpress pages or posts) but custom urls and including custom page templates. I have several urls working fine except one, page ...
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Create custom page from custom rewrite

I want to know how to create a custom page with a custom URL route, but I only found how to define a custom URL and custom route (rewrite URL) to any post-type. The problem is that I don't want a ...
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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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add_rewrite_rule not working for me

I have the following rewrite tags defined: // ADD REWRITE TAG FOR 'VEHICLE MAKES' add_rewrite_tag('%make%','([^&]+)'); // ADD REWRITE TAG FOR 'BODY STYLES' ...
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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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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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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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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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Migration from old CMS to WordPress 301 redirection rules?

I need 301 redirection rule for migrating old CMS to WordPress. On old CMS I have URL structure like this: I wish is to move my site to WordPress and to have all old (or most) URLs with 301 redirect ...
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Rewrite rules for changing a custom page permalink with author details

I have the following page with permalink: http://mysite.com/custom_page/custom_var/author_name and I want it like this: http://mysite.com/author_name/custom_page The custom page conatins some ...
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Learning rewrite rules and custom permalinks. Paging not working

I am just starting to learn rewrite rules and custom wordpress permalinks. I have made a custom endpoint called autor with the following code: function my_query_vars($vars) { $vars[] = "autor"; ...
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Rewriting custom post type permalinks gives 404

I am using this code in my functions file to be able to include a post ID in my permalinks for a custom post type. But I am getting a 404 error when I attempt to preview view any of the posts of that ...
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WP_rewrite static Page URLs

Just moved over from blogger to wordpress. To try and maintain old URLs, and respective comments etc I've changed the site URL in the wordpress settings to match the old blogger format which was ...
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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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flush_rewrite_rules vs $wp_rewrite->flush_rules

I have been trying to flush the rewrite rules whenever admin chooses to change some value which needs rewriting. I first tried flush_rewrite_rules(true)(hard flush) which didn't work. Then I tried ...