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 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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help with rewrite_tag and rewrite_rule for custom page GET variables [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: custom htaccess rewrite rule for page ok i made another post and i got pointed to the Rewrite API however, when i do print_r($_GET) on the page, it echos an empty array ...
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How do I write a custom API endpoint that accepts args and passes them into a function? [closed]

I'm writing my first WP plugin and feeling pretty lost. This should be a simple issue, but I can't seem to find any good tutorials or anything. Here's some code I've cobbled together from various ...
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Add Rewrite Rule for custom page

Was trying to create author specific page with author specific URL and it was working fine,but when i created this URL did not taken in to account following 2 factors Author Name Conflict (similar ...
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Clean URLs for custom $_GET variables

I have a query var show=othertemplate that I can add to any URL to show any post, page or archive in Wordpress in a different template, like this: mysite.com/[any URL]/?show=othertemplate. I'd like ...
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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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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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How to add .htaccess code through a function?

I need to add the following .htaccess code through a function <IfModule mod_deflate.c> # Insert filters AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE text/plain AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE text/html ...
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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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flush_rewrite_rules not working on plugin deactivation, invalid URLs not showing 404

i'm just about to release a community plug-in and have a few last anoying issues. First, whenever i visit a page that would not be valid for the plugin, www.mydomain.com/forms/tester it will take me ...
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Rewriting permalinks with custom posts

I've created a custom post type, let's call it 'product'. The site is also bilingual, without any plugins, where I place localised pages under parent language pages, such as: English Page 1 Page 2 ...
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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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Custom post type permalink structure

I've browsed tons of Q/A on stackexchange, google, wordpress forums... but haven't found yet a definitive answer to what looks like to be a common issue since the introduction of custom post types. ...
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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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Removing taxonomy base using WP rewrite

I´m trying to create the following URL structure: example.com/attractions <-- post type archive example.com/attractions/taxonomy_term <-- taxonomy archive ...
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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 post types and custom variables — add_rewrite_tag() question

I'm stuck on this, and have no idea what I'm doing. I have a custom post type called areas, that is hierarchical. We want to pass a variable into the page, and have it be pretty. Currently, it is: ...
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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 use Post Custom Metadata in Post Titles and Post Permalinks

I am very new to WordPress. How can I use post custom metadata in place of Post Titles, and as the Post Permalink? For example, instead of domain.com/the-post-title, the permalink would be ...
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Overwrite WP's default search rule to redirect to my own template

As usual, rewrite stumped me! I've built a custom search for searching through comments and comment meta, using a flat table. I'm using a rewrite rule as follows: ...
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Where do I USE add_rewrite_rule?

I need to add a RewriteRule to my site. I have tried in .htaccess with no luck, it doesn't get parsed, so I'm all but giving up on that. I found the documentation on add_rewrite_rule, but have no ...
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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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ReWrite rule for files of a previously standalone blog moved to network

A moved a standalone wordpress install to be one of a network, but the possibility to access the uploaded files with the same URL is need to be kept. I'm trying to get the following rewrite rule to ...
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add_rewrite_rule: $matches var not replaced by captured value

I want to access a plugin file (when <a> is clicked) without exposing actual path of the file. I am using the following rewrite rule: add_rewrite_rule( 'continue/([0-9]+)/?$', ...
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WordPress custom URL Rewrites redirecting not masking

I have the following code that exists in a plugin that is meant to take a request to the url /stores/directory/foorbar/ and pass foobar as a GET variable: function pcrr_rewrite_rules($a) { $k = ...
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Prettified page URL w/ query var redirects to prettified page URL w/o query var

I have a page created (page ID 235) with a page template that will need to be passed a variable. I would like to pass this variable through the URL. My first attempt was to pass this with a GET ...
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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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Querystring parameter getting lost in rewrite rule

I have successfully added a custom post type and the permalink structure works great. So, for instance, I've got a custom post type books, and the permalink to a book is /books/the-dictionary. My ...
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How to create custom URL routes?

I have a very peculiar requirement, hopefully I can explain it without being too confusing. I created a page template where I list some properties I get from an external XML file, so far no problems, ...
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Plugin to Consume a Web Service

I'm attempting to write a knowledge base plugin to consume the Salesforce API and pull in solutions in a RESTful style application path; however, some of the core plugin concepts escape me. For ...
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When to call `add_rewrite_rule` for safety

I am starting to run into situations on projects where I am combining multiple plugins which all use add_rewrite_rule and flush_rewrite_rules at different points. As we all know, calling ...
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URL Rewrite + Page + Custom Post Type = Unusual Redirect

Yet another URL rewrite issue :) The Problem I have a URL rewrite rule that should work, but against all logic it redirects without passing the query var. The Juicy Details The site has a page ...
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How do you permanently remove default rewrite rules from the wp_options table?

We have tons of rewrite rules saved in our wp_options table and I'd like to permanently remove any entries that we're not using on our site (such as comment feeds, page attachments, etc.). What's the ...
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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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I want to create a filter for the query string is this possible?

I have spent the last few days working on and researching this question and have found no solution. Basically I want to replace the query string which wordpress parses in order to query the ...
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Custom Post Type Permalink / Rewrite not working immediately

Hitting a brick wall with the following: I have: 1 custom post type called cpt_community 1 custom taxonomy called tax_community If I set 'rewrite' => true in my CPT registration, then ...
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How to fix pagination after rewriting url? ie. www.site.com/players/type/pro/page/3/

I have a custom post type of players, and archive-players.php lists them all at an address such as www.site.com/players. I'm then using a url like www.site.com/players?type=pro to list another page ...
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Rewrite rule for Custom post type Monthly and Yearly archive

I have a custom post type "contest_recipe". I can view contest recipe posts by year and by date with the following urls: http://example.com/2011/?post_type=contest_recipe - shows all 2011 contest ...
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Page permalink rewrite

I added the following code which allows categories on my 'Page' post type. add_action('init', 'edit_page_type'); function edit_page_type() { register_taxonomy_for_object_type('category', ...
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How do I remove a rewrite rule?

I've added a rewrite rule with the following code, and now I need to remove it. add_rewrite_rule('^events$', 'index.php?post_type=events', 'top'); My issue is not that the rule is not working. It ...
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custom permalink/shortlink with base62 encoded post ID

I want my post-links to look like /%post_id62%_%postname%/ where %post_id62% is the post ID in base62 encoding (e.g. http://example.com/y9Rlf_test/) and my shortlinks to consist of /%post_id62% only ...
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Wordpress rewrite my URL when i use pagination

I've just created a rewrite rules to integrate pagination in my page music (displaying custom post_type "music") in order to : 1. displaying a specific page from a long musical playlist. 2. in this ...