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 rule help for gallery plugin

I am writing a basic gallery plugin for WordPress. In the plugin users can mark images as favorites and there is a page where users can see their favorites. I want to setup some rewrite rules for the ...
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Remove .htaccess portion upon plugin deactivation?

I have a plugin that inserts some rewrite rule in the .htaccess file. However, upon deactivating it, doesn't remove said rule. The rule is nested in # BEGIN My plugin and # END My plugin. I want to ...
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Custom taxonomy on permalink

I have a long time problem and look forward for your help. I have a custom taxonomy of "city" (it is no hierarchical like tags). I just would like my URLs to look like this: ...
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Pagination: /tags/tag_name/?paged=2 gives a 404 error

I need to paginate an archive page. Pagination works perfectly fine for everything except tag/category archives. Basically if I use /tags/tag_name/?paged=2 it gives me a 404 error. But if I use ...
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Rewrite URL variable to custom path

I am passing to my url some variables to display latest posts, most viewed etc. http://website.com/?r_sortby=highest_rated I am wondering how to create a custom path for it instead for SEO purpose ...
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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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Append custom parameter to taxonomy/term URI

I have a Custom Post Type named "Cars" and 2 Custom Taxonomies "Ferrari" and "Lamborghini". Each taxonomy has 2 Terms: "New" and "Used". These URIs work as expected: http://myhost/ferrari/new ...
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How to Add Rewrite Ruled Argument Into Permalink Properly

I am using WP rewrite rules for my custem arguments, But when I am trying to generate permalink like this: add_query_arg(array( 'type' => 'foo', 'paged' => 2, ),get_permalink($id)) ; ...
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Ideal top-level slug methods

Right now I have a post type that generates a slug, e.g. http://url.com/l/abcd/ for each entry. I have a query in my 404.php that checks for http://url.com/abcd before output and redirects it if found ...
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Old blog/ and blog/feed/ URLs not working after moving blog to top-level via .htaccess

For a long time I served my blog from http://www.murrayc.com/blog/, with the wordpress installation in /home/murrayc/murrayc.com/blog/. Now I've moved it to http://www.murrayc.com/, without moving the ...
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Page Attachment Permalink Structure based on Menu Order?

I've been on a quest for the past couple of days reading up on Rewrite in WordPress but still can't seem to figure out how to accomplish this. When using pretty links in WordPress, media attached to ...
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Monkey Man Rewrite Analyzer says my rule will trigger but it doesn't [closed]

I installed Monkey Man Rewrite Analyzer, i got a rule installed, it shows in the list, if i test it with monkey man it says it will fire but it doesn't in reality, whats wrong? add_action('init', ...
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Preserving $_GET parameter while using custom Rewrite Rule

This third party add-on plugin for Gravity Forms allows you to edit existing posts via the front end when you embed a form in your chosen template. All you need to do is append the GET ...
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387 views

External Rewrite Rules

I'm trying to add a rewrite rule to Wordpress. I want to rewrite: "http://www.domain.com/plm_check/var_a/var_b/var_c/" to actually use a file from ...
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4k views

Can a custom post type have a Parent Page?

I've seen a lot of posts out there in the Webiverse about assigning a page as a parent of a custom post type. After four hours I can't find a solution and need some help. I've create an "About" page ...
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147 views

Rewrite function

I have a wordpress blog. I get url in blog like this, http://www.domain.com/2013/01/test19/page/2/ But I want my ur like this, http://www.domain.com/page/2/ So can we rewrite this url. I ...
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236 views

WordPress Custom URL Rewrites

I am trying to add a custom rewrite rule with a single variable to a specific page. The 'ugly' version is http://example.com/used-cars/car/?carname=name-of-car and the 'pretty' version I'm going for ...
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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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149 views

Virtual Page with Registration form

Working on a plugin, which is intended to provide a registration on front-end, to let users register. I am trying to create a Virtual page, which would display the form. Trying to create URL like ...
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Make post slug have priority over category slug

I have a wordpress site where the category base is stripped from the url. Now, when a category has a certain slug that's similar to a post slug, the category is shown. I would like to show the post ...
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204 views

Rewriting URLs in Wordpress

I am trying to solve a rewrite problem but don't fully understand how to read the below code. I believe the event/industry/(.+)/?$' is stating the format I want in my new url after rewritten, which ...
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332 views

ReWriteRules and WordPress Multi-Sites with Sub Directories

I'm having a diffucult time getting the ReWriteRules and URL structures setup for a Wordpress 3.4.2 (latest version as of this post) blog with multi-site enabled. www.ourdomain.com/ is the homepage ...
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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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436 views

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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Permalinks so that one custom post type appears to be a child of another, not working

Currently I have two post types, "products" and "products-data" they are separate post types; however, for all intents and purposes products-data is a child post of products. The relation is ...
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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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545 views

Custom url structure - pages under a custom post type

I'm struggling with the structure of my Wordpress site and I was hoping you might be able to give me some advice. The site is for a series of events and the structure is as follows: Gateway ...
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4k views

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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193 views

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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Custom rewrite rule is not picked by Wordpress

I am trying to create a custom Rewrite URL something like function add_my_rule() { global $wp; $wp->add_query_var('state'); $wp->add_query_var('state_destination'); ...
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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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551 views

.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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3k views

How to Rewrite Wordpress URL for a Plugin

I am trying to build a Wordpress plugin here with a custom user admin area. What I would like to do is when the user adds /edit at the end of the page, it should open a page from my plugin. So for ...
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215 views

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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332 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 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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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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188 views

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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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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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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643 views

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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528 views

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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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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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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327 views

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 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 ...