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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Why do I need to register my custom post type a second time when flushing rewrite rules?

If I register my custom post type when the init action fires (which is before plugin activation) why do I need to register my custom post type a second time when flushing rewrite rules (on plugin ...
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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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flush_rewrite_rules() cancels the effect of add_rewrite_rule()

As one of my plugin's features, I'm trying to define a custom url structure, like http://www.mysite.tld/foo/{action}. I'm using add_rewrite_rule() along with flush_rewrite_rules() on plugin ...
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Rewrite and replace url wp-admin/edit.php and wp-admin/post-new.php

everybody I want to rewrite and replace all url mydomain.com/wp-admin/edit.php -> mydomain.com/wp-admin/edit/ and mydomain.com/wp-admin/post-new.php -> mydomain.com/wp-admin/addnewpost/ How i ...
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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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How to always rewrite author archive page URL even if the author does not have a post

My understanding about author archive page URL rewriting is that as long as the author has atleast one post/page the URL for the archive page ofthe author will be re-written to: ...
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How to rewrite CPT-Permalinks the correct way (incorporating meta-box-data)?

Using the below hooks, I tried to rewrite the permalinks of my custom post type magazine_issue to be made of values of additional meta-fields I added to the edit screen. The problem with my actual ...
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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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web.config conflict on IIS

folder structure docroot |- wordpress |- web.config |- wp-content |- japi |- index.php \- web.config ... ... As you can see there are 2 web.config ...
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233 views

Prepend meta_value to permalink of post

I have 2 custom post types movies (non-hierarchical) and series(hierarchical). Each post from seriestype has a meta field _movie which contains a movie ID. I want to specify a custom permalink ...
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WP redirects pretty permalink to query string

I have a custom post type artist and a taxonomy kind_of_art. I want their permalinks to be like: %kind_of_art%/%artist% Therefore I created following rewrite rules: add_rewrite_rule( ...
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How to get the parameters on page and avoid 404?

I have a page like http://mydomain.com/mypage and I want to set some $_GET parameter like that: http://mydomain.com/mypage/firstparameter/firstvalue I need "firstparameter" value but I always end ...
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Custom Rewrites not used by WordPress

I've set up a simple plugin that adds custom rewrite rules to WordPress. Here is the code for that plugin: https://gist.github.com/JCPry/7324825. A page is created within WordPress with the slug ...
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Is a permastruct possible on pages?

Since a couple of weeks I'm trying to create my own rewritings on pages. I read a lot about rewriting with posts and custom post-types. BUT: I have pages that I call with variables. How is it ...
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Change the “page” slug in pagination

Simple question. When pagination is activated, the URL changes to "site.com/page/2". For my site, this should be "site.com/paggetto/2". How can I change that rewrite rule? I also want to change ...
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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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Using WP Rewrite, but just not “getting it”

I'm trying to use WP Rewrite to avoid having to enter anything into an htaccess file. So far, I have this one working just fine (it loads a post from a Custom Post Type): $leader_structure = ...
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Wordpress custom permalinks, pages are now 404

I've set my permalinks to a custom structure: /%menutype%/%postname%/ This works all right for my custom taxonomy (menutype) and anything that's an archive. Now however, simple pages won't work, ...
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add_feed and flush_rewrite_rules

There seems to be quite a controversial opinion on the WordPress flush_rewrite_rules() function. According to the Codex, it is highly discouraged to use this function on the init action hook. ...
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Custom slug in url for CPT and taxonomy

I want to add a custom slug to permalink for CPT and taxonomy. Like this: http://mydomain.com/my-custom-slug/post-slug http://mydomain.com/my-custom-slug/product_category Here is my CPT and ...
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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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871 views

Use date in the URL of custom post type

So I've created a custom post type, say reviews, and its archive is available at <domain>/reviews/. I want to categorize them by date. So every day (or week) I publish a reviews type post and I ...
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Rewrite URL based on form input

I have a form: <form action="<?php echo get_permalink(); ?>" method="get"> <select name="genres[]"> <option value="jazz"></option> <option ...
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How to make a custom route with any-string-part/number-part pointing to an existing page?

I've got a page with my own widget inside of it which needs some params from the url to produce dynamic db results - don't worry everything is sanitized well and I only let this part out to keep this ...
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How to set up Author archives with sub category URL

So i have a site where i have used the authors.php page so that i can display individual user's profile pages.. the url then looks something like: http://mydomain.com/author/test/ What i would like ...
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610 views

add_rewrite_rule not working

I'm trying to do some url rewriting. I've picked this example right off the wordpress wiki here: add_rewrite_rule('^nutrition/([^/]*)/([^/]*)/?','index.php?foo=bar','top'); The wiki page says: ...
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Make custom post types and pages place nice, re: rewrite

I have a page structure like such: Executive Events Annual Conferences Webinars I also have a custom post type named 'event'. I have set up the post type so that I get exactly the permalink ...
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Rewrite Rule & Regex - Extract 'cat-name' and 'page-number' from http://domain.com/custom-post-type/category/cat-name/page/page-number

I have an URL formatted so: http://domain.com/custom-post-type/category/cat-name/page/page-number I need to extract: cat-name and page-number So that in my functions.php, I can create the custom ...
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Custom Permalinks for Custom Taxonomies/Post Types -> Top Level Pages not working [duplicate]

I have created a custom post type called "artists". These are categorized by the custom taxonomy "style". I do have this: ./photography/edward-example (single page with details) ...
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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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'rewrite_rules_array' or 'generate_rewrite_rules' for adding custom rewrite rules?

Is there any reason why I should use rewrite_rules_array instead of generate_rewrite_rules? generate_rewrite_rules works out of the box, but I couldn't get rewrite_rules_array to work. And I am told ...
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Need help with rewrite_rules_array

I have a page that I access at /category/tasks and the file is located at wp-content/themes/my-theme/tasks.php. I would like to make it so I can add a flag after tasks and pick up the query strong in ...
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Pagination problem

I have two custom rewrite rules: add_rewrite_rule('foo/bar/?', 'index.php?post_type=foo', 'top'); add_rewrite_rule('foo/bar/([a-z]+)/?', 'index.php?post_type=foo&bar=$matches[1]', 'top'); Which ...
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Blog installed in subdirectory but need to create pages in root. How to use permalinks?

Our companies blog is installed in /blog. Our permalink structure is /%postname%/ so posts currently look like https://www.domain.com/blog/post We've been asked to publish a series of guides which ...
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Post Type Rewrite Custom

Demo for example: my-site.com/shop-virtual/ - Listing all posts of Post type "Products". my-site.com/shop-virtual/products/category - Listing all posts of Category. ...
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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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rewrite rule for home/index page

I've been struggling for a while already and all of my attempts failed so I have no other choice but to ask for help here... a) I've made a custom post type page_blox whose capability_type => ...
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Only homepage working correctly, 404 error on everything else

I've been developing wordpress based websites for some time now, and i built one for my company's own brand, it worked with no problem at all for ages, but now for some reason, i can only get the ...
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How to create custom content on custom page from plugin?

I have a plugin that I'm working on and I'd like the plugin to create and display custom content on a "page" created using a rewrite rule. I've successfully created the rewrite rule with ...
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232 views

Regex in add_rewrite_tag not accepting OR operators?

I am trying to add a custom field to the post permalinks by using a combo of add_rewrite_tag and applying a post_link filter. What I am aiming for is something like this: ...
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flush_rewrite_rules() not working on plugin activation

I am experimenting with creating a simple plugin to create a custom post type named project but am having some trouble with the rewrite rules not been flushed on activation. I have the main plugin ...
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862 views

WordPress Custom Post Type Category Page

I was hoping someone could help me. I have done some serious googling but cannot find the answer for this one. I have a custom post type called tutorials. I can go to mysite.com/tutorials and get a ...
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Rewrite url / permalink for default archive - yearly / monthly

I want to change the structure of yearly/monthly archive URL of default post type 'post'. As we know be default the URLs are like: Default: http://wwww.domain.com/2013/09 but want them rewritten, ...
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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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How to enable hierarchical permalinks for hierarchical taxonomies

If you have a category called "term" and a subcategory called "subterm", your can access subterm posts at /cat/subcat. But this doesn't work out of the box with custom taxonomies. They are ...
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Why is add_rewrite_endpoint incompatible with /%category%/%postname%/ permalink structure?

I've added a myvar/myvalue rewrite endpoint to EP_ALL which can be added to any URL of a WP installation and a WP plugin will act upon it. That part is cool but it doesn't work when the permalink ...
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How to use WP_rewrite?

I need to add the following rewrite commend to WordPress .htaccess file: RewriteRule ^read/([0-9]+)/?$ /read/?u=$1 [QSA,L] How to do this by a function? i.e., how to do it by use wp_rewrite in ...
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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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Pretty URLs and custom post types

I've read the posts on WP SA on rewrites and custom post types, but I can't figure out why my search for 2 different post types isn't working. I'd like my URLS to become ...
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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 ...