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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Rewriting URLs with Query Strings

I've been (unsuccessfully) attempting to prettify some URLs in a website I'm building in Wordpress, from something like this - ...
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Custom post type child page 404

This issue seems to be quite common, but the solutions that worked for others haven't worked for me. I'm using the CPT UI plugin and have created a CPT called 'courses' with the following settings: ...
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Rewrite Endpoints and CPTs - How to use in a plugin

I'm working on rewrite rules for a plugin that uses a URL endpoint, /modifier, to create a query_var &modifier=1 to signify it should do something else. The rewrite deals with URLs where ...
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.htaccess RewriteBase equivalent for WordPress - Passing a URL as a variable without getting a 404

I have a page ran by a javascript plugin that changes the url every time a slide in a gallery is cycled. This means that while slide 1 is visible, the URL is http://www.sitename.com/gallery/slide1/ ...
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URL rewriting with custom pagination

I'm using a custom query to display the results with the pagination and rewrite the URLs. The following function works fine and displays the URLs in following pattern: ...
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Wordpress permalinks on subfolder in iis7 not working

I have IIS 7.5. mod rewrite active. Currently, my wp site is inside subfolder. Here is web.config in my root folder : <rewrite> <rules> <rule name="site2.com" stopProcessing="true"> ...
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Redirect to a file in a WordPress theme directory

I have a site where http://mysite.com/wp-content/themes/mytheme/pdf.php creates a pdf of some content based on what's in a cookie. That URL is pretty ugly. I'd love the url to simply be ...
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Rewrite Rule for Post “Subpage”, with pagination

I would like to know if is possible to add a "subpage" to a post and in this "subpage" have paginated content, for example: I Have a Post Lorem Ipsum This post has Videos, Photos and Audios as ...
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Rewriting URLs with query strings and preserving them

straight to the issue - I MUST preserve link structure as follows, otherwise the baby squirrels die: website.com/blog.html?comments=%id% where the %id% stands for ID of post basicaly, that ...
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Why doesn't WP update my .htaccess file?

Before I begin, I do not have WordPress having permissions to update the .htaccess file. That's not what this is about. I'm full aware of that. My problem is WP generates the same file every time for ...
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Change Admin URL

I changed my Wordpress directory structure quite a bit. Here's what I have: define('WP_SITEURL', 'http://' . $_SERVER['SERVER_NAME'] . '/wordpress'); define('WP_HOME', 'http://' . ...
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WP Rewrite Rules - insert custom rules

function rewriteRules() { add_filter( 'rewrite_rules_array', array( $this, 'my_insert_rewrite_rules')); add_filter( 'query_vars',array( $this, 'my_insert_query_vars')); ...
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URL-parameters and RewriteRule gives 404

In Wordpress I have a template (lets call it template.php) that has content on the following page: example.com/template This page should be able to handle URL-parameters like. I got this to work. ...
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How can I write a rewrite rule to appear to move a multisite?

As we concluded in my question about trying to change the url of a multisite the simplest solution might be to add a rewrite rule, since it is infact only the end result that I'm concerned about here. ...
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URL Rewrite for CPT single posts

I'm struggling with Wordpress' rewrite function I have the following URL structure http://example.com/album/test-7/ 'album' is the slug for the CPT single page 'test-7' is the slug for the CPT ...
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How to add a Rewrite Rule / Category Structure

I'm currently trying to use add_rewrite_rule() to create a rewrite (duh!), for a custom taxonomy page. I've added the rewrite tag "sort" with the following code: ...
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Why is my rewrite rule refreshing the page and removing my variables?

For some reason, the catch-all page rewrite rule is capturing this rewrite, rather than my own rewrite rule. My rewrite rule is listed at the top when doing a var_dump of the rules, as well as when ...
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Add Custom Values to Permalinks Through Custom Fields and Posts

I have two custom post types 1 called melon-parties and another called party-categories. for posts in melon-parties i create a metabox which gets populated from all posts from parties-categories. I ...
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WP Rewrite Rules - Custom post type & taxonomy

I've been beating my head against the wall for a few days trying to figure this out. I have a custom post type and custom taxonomy and I'm trying to get my URL's to work. Here is the URL structure ...
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rewriting for custom taxonomy rewrite

I want to rewrite my custom taxonomy in form of http://mywebsite.com/cars/my-tax All examples i found makes use rewrites and use a new function to get the new permalink... problem is normally to get ...
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Custom URL scheme - paramters on custom post type

I have a custom post type set up as Event. Within this post type I have various bit's of content / custom meta which will be used on two or three different pages. I was wondering lets say I had my ...
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Unable to manipulate rewrite rules without calling flush_rewrite_rules() each time

I am trying to make a small portfolio website in multiple languages. Just a few pages (the actual blog doesn't need to be in multiple languages), mainly pages that are generated by a own-made plugin. ...
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Permalink clashing with Custom Post Type rewrite rule

I have created a custom post type called 'members' which works correctly. I have set the rewrite rule to... 'rewrite' => array('slug' => 'our-members'), I have then added some items to this ...
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Nginx rules for multi-site with fixed alias slugs

I had a working WP 3.5 site on apache2. We're moving to a new server and using Nginx. I have updated the files to WP 3.9 (latest current). Accessing /wordpress/ directly lets me see the master ...
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WordPress site displaying 404 for any page apart from index

My WordPress site is returning a 404 not found error on any page apart from the homepage and /wp-admin. I have no absolutely no idea why this is. My Permalinks are set up to use ...
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Sort loop with query in the link

I want to add some buttons that will sort the post by name asc/desc etc. I want to use query in the link like this http://domain.tld/?orderby=name&order=asc Is this safe to use? Are there ...
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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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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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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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WP Rewrite the last two parts of the URL

I have found quite a lot of post on the subject of WP rewrite but I can't find the right words to describe this problem. I'm trying to accomplish the following: ...
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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 ...