Refers to the process whereby an URL is manipulated to create what in WordPress is called a "pretty permalink"

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How to add a variable as a tag base?

I need to add a tag base with the country name to filter content based on that variable. Something like: http://base_url/country/page_name or http://base_url/country/post_type/post_name The content ...
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Displaying Posts of a Custom Type

I currently have a new custom post type-- "Books." I have a custom rewrite url that I set when registering my post type: 'rewrite' => array( 'slug' => 'books', 'with_front' => false ) It ...
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How to change “wp-admin” to something else without search-replacing the core?

for example: foobar.com/wp/edit instead of foobar.com/wp/wp-admin How would I do that? I've tried using this in htaccess but it won't work: ##### ABOVE THIS POINT IS ALREADY INSERTED BY WORD PRESS ...
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WordPress Rewrite Rules for Custom Post Type and Taxonomy

I have found this place to be a good source of information in the past through a lot of Googling for the problems I have run into. My question pertains to the verbose rewrite rules WordPress uses. I ...
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Changing Wordpress blog name and web address

I created a self-hosted WordPress blog (on Dreamhost) several years ago. I've never truly been happy with the name and URL/domain of the blog, and I've decided that I want to change it. Here's what ...
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How to redirect http://mydomain/blog/blahblah/ to http://mydomain/blahblah/ in wordpress htaccess?

I would like the htaccess rewrite rule to compare to IIS rewrite rule I tried which doesn't seem to work: <rule name="rewrite /blog/"> <match url="^blog/([_0-9a-zA-Z\-]+)/$" /> ...
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Need help with simple rewrite rule (shouldn't this be easy?)

All I need is a rewrite that will change example.com/anyphrase into example.com. Here is what I am using: RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^example\.com RewriteCond %{SCRIPT_FILENAME} !wp-admin RewriteCond ...
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Issue with using .htaccess to redirect feedburner feed

I am using year/month/post-name permalinks, and also using the download-monitor plugin to handle file downloads. I added rewrite rules to the top of the .htaccess file following the instructions at ...
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How does WordPress handle permalinks?

WordPress auto corrects the permalinks(URLs) even if it is entered incorrectly. For e.g. WordPress will land you in example.com/some-post even if you enter example.com/idontexist/some-post or even ...
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How do I add /blog/ as a prefix to permalink structure for blog posts, tag pages, etc.?

I'm using Wordpress 3.1.3 as a full CMS, installed in the root directory of a domain. I have it setup using the built in options to have a static page as the home page, and then my blog at ...
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WordPress Network on IIS7/SQL Server - Rewrite Issues

I've just installed a fresh WordPress setup on Windows Server 2008 Web R2 (IIS7) with SQL Server Express and WordPress 3.1. I completed the install successfully and logged into the admin section to ...
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add_rewrite_rule and pagination issue

I've got an issue, writing a correct rewrite rule. Basically, here are the examples of the url I want : /myPage/mySuPage Then the same with pagination /myPage/mySuPage/page/3 Then, the basic page, ...
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Pretty URLs for File Uploads?

Can files such as PDFs be uploaded to custom URLs? I would like to upload a PDF to www.example.com/whitepapers/pdf.pdf instead of www.example.com/wp-uploads/.... I found a plugin called WP Easy ...
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Adding more pages to author pages

At the moment I have the following code for changing the author_base slug. /** ADD REWRITE RULES **/ function change_author_permalinks() { global $wp_rewrite; $wp_rewrite->author_base = ...
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Permalinks for quote authors

What I have: A site of quotes with format: "Quote text." -Quote Author See quotup.com for my test website (my apologies in advance for the testing-profanity). What I'm after: Clicking "-Quote ...
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Can I change default registration link (without htaccess)?

I'm using url like «wp-login.php?action=register&role=patient» and «register_form» hook for add extra inputs form which depends on urls like this: ...
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Clash of the rewrites

I have a category called 'neighborhoods'. I also have child categories within 'neighborhoods' E.G. Lakewood, Highland Park... When I click 'highland park' the url is ...
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Custom Permalinks for Custom Post Types

I have custom post types registered and they are working fine with their normal URLs. My Custom post types have 'members' as their slug. Now I am trying to have a custom permalink for my custom post ...
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URL rewrite rules for multiple taxonomies query

I'm trying to create some pretty URLs for links querying multiple taxonomies. I'm using the "Taxonomy drill-down" plugin, although the main usage is now integrated @ the core it still has some helpful ...
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How to redirect a virtual page (e.g. /blog) to the home page?

I want my to reach my website's main page when entering an url like: http://example.com/blog However, I can't seem to get it to work with a typical rewrite rule: RewriteRule ^/blog$ / I'm always ...
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Multiple post types - share same ReWrite slug?

I've run into another wonderful 404 issue. I'm trying to have 2 seperate post types that share the same rewrite slug. I've flushed my rewrite rules, and when I test only 1 of the CPT works- the ...
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How do I redirect a post url to a custom url?

I've created a page that loops posts. Each post acts as a category link so that when you click it brings you to a category archive. My issue is that wordpress somehow overrides my htaccess and ...
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Using /%postname% for a custom post type

I have a custom post type whose permalink needs to sit in the same space as pages, like so: /an-example-thing <-- custom post type 'thing' /about-the-things <-- a normal page I'm well ...
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Change Author Base Slug for different Roles

is it possible to change the author base slug in dependency of the role? For example, authors get example.com/ninja/%username% and subscribers get example.com/trainee/%username% ? I am thinking of ...
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Posts URL structure like site.com/category/the-post-title

I'm new with wordpress and I would like to understand better if it's possible to create pages with an url based on the category and then the post title, so: something like ...
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Hijacking the URL for filtering

Right, here's the deal. I've got a loop of which displays news posts, these posts can belong to special categories (not normal categories) and I want to be able to filter by them. If I wasn't too ...
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How to rename 'Tag Base' with WPeC 3.8?

In Wordpress>Settings>Permalinks there is an option at the bottom of the page to change the 'Tag Base'. I've entered 'testtag' in this option and saved, but my tag pages are still displaying as ...
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mod-rewrite exception? keep #hash in matching urls?

Hey guys, My WordPress permalink structure is set to `/%postname%/. When I create a page with a name "FAQs" the permalink generated is "mydomain.com/faqs". When I link to this page in my code ...
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Plugin Appends ugly url string to index

A custom background plugin has started to cause certain browsers (FF, IE8,9, Safari) to reveal an appended url string when viewing the index page: http://dearearth.net - this mostly shows when not ...
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get variable from url?

say i've got a url http://bfami.modernactivity.co.uk/category/museum/orderby/date/order/desc/ that works with; add_rewrite_rule( ...
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Adding %author% in custom post type URL structure?

I'm trying to do some WordPress URL rewriting ... Specifically I have custom post type that currently works like this: http://mydomain.com/videos/post-title/ But I would like to have it located at: ...
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Wordpress 3.1.2 Network Enabled non-www to www

OK so i am drawing a blank. I have setup a WordPress 3.1.2 Network site and want the main site to appear with www.mydomain.com not mydomain.com and i can get that to work but the back-end on the ...
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How to prepend route with /blog for blog listing page only

My permalink settings is simply /%postname%/ (yes I read from the codex that this is bad performance practice). The result is: a page url might look like site.com/pagename a blog post looks like ...
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WordPress Page Id

I have a client (same for my previous post about the slider) who believes that the url structure needs to include a "google page id" to be compliant with google news. Therefore, they want the url ...
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Pretty permalinks for search results with extra query var

I'd like to know how I can rewrite a search URL that also contains an extra query var into a pretty permalink using wp_redirect and the template_redirect hook. I have taken the code from the Nice ...
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Is sanitize_title_with_dashes formatting function too liberal (in terms of accepted characters)?

sanitize_title_with_dashes (see code below for reference) is the function Wordpress uses to format "pretty" urls. However, contrary to the function's comment header, it allows much more than ...
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Adding Theme File for Non-Wordpress Content

I have a third party events plugin that uses custom tables in the database. I have created a theme file (event.php) that pulls the data in based on a slug that is ideally given in the URL. I want to ...
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Custom comments

I'm trying to create a custom comments page with pagination. I have non-hierarchical custom type "apartments". It makes urls like: /apartments/ - for acrhive /apartments/%id%/ - for post page ...
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Pretty URLs or permalinks for attachments

Theres a way to convert links like: http://www.localhost.lh/?attachment_id=41 into: http://www.localhost.lh/attachment/id or: http://www.localhost.lh/author/attachment/id
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Redirecting all old links from previous EE site to new WP site in one go?

I'm about to migrate from an old Expression Engine website to a new WordPress site on the same domain. Is there anything I should be aware of with respects to redirecting old links? The old site is ...
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Url rewrite with htaccess

I've just updated a website that used .php urls, to a Wordpress 3.1 site, that uses no file type extentions, (custom permalinks). They have a lot of references in their imported content to an old ...
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Use the plus sign “+” instead of dash “-” in URLs

Is it possible to use the plus sign instead of the dash as the word delimiter in the url? And if so, how exactly would that be done? e.g.: www.example.com/some-title/ becomes ...
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Change URL for Blog?

Using WP 3.1.1 as a CMS, using the Boldy theme. Home page is at http://www.dekho.com.au Advantage of using this theme, is that it comes setup with a homepage that has a gallery slider and some ...
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Custom permalinks

We have a custom type music. /music/ /music/post-name/ Also, we have a tag-like taxonomy genres. Its urls are: /music-genres/genre-name/ I'm trying to make urls like: /music/ /music/post-name/ ...
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Sorting archive pages with “pretty” URLs?

We want the users to re-order the posts on a page similar to pagination but I can't find anything anywhere! It would be great to create a link to a url similar to .../page/2/title/, title being the ...
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How to show the same content on multiple URLs?

A client currently has a website set up with three distinct sub-sites (run off a single WordPress install), each with a slightly different theme (same layout, different colour scheme. I currently ...
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Nice RSS Feed URLs for each custom post type

By default WP seems to display all posts of all types in the main RSS feed. You have to add a post_type query variable to show post of a certain type... So how can I turn this: ...
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How to check current URL for endpoint in a template file?

What's the best way to check current url for endpoint in a template file? I have a plugin that creates endpoints in author.php... so now i'm trying to check in author.php so that only certain code is ...
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How to create rewrite endpoints it in author.php?

i'm trying to separate categories/subcategories in author.php so they each have their own endpoint link. It's very similar to this question BUT for the life of me I can't enable the plugin provided: ...
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Separate page for comments using permalinks and add_rewrite_rule

I have been at this for days now, going through plenty of answers here, guides on using .htaccess, guides on using add_rewrite_rule() within Wordpress and examples throughout the web. I am not sure if ...