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 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( 'category/(.+?)/orderby/([^/]+)/order/([^/]+)(/page/?([0-9]{1,}))?/?$'...
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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 www.example.com/some+...
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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: http://site.com/feed/?...
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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 ...
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Redirect Problems with Archive Page and GET variables

I'm having an issue with a third party plugin called WP-Calendar, where clicking on the "next" and "prev" links in a small calendar results in a redirect error. This problem only appears to be ...
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URL rewrite based on a custom field value

I'm working on a migration from another CMS to WordPress. The old site had terrible SEO-unfriendly URLs in the format http://example.com?lid=1234. We have imported all the posts from the old site ...
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Custom post type, no need for single view, plus want permalink rewrites that include hash in URI

We are using CPT's to manage a frequently asked questions page on a site, where the question is the post title and the answer is the post content. There is a main page for the FAQs that shows all ...
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Preventing index.php?category_name=something from redirecting

I'm trying to filter posts in a category by the year of the post's date. I also want to do this without being redirected to the year template so my ideal URL would be http://example.com/category/...
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Rewrite rules in .htaccess get overwritten?

I'm not able to make it work by adding custom rewrite rules into functions.php or adding custom permastructures either. I have this code in my .htaccess that is working fine. # BEGIN WordPress <...
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Custom rewrite rules for a $_GET request

Assuming I have this URL: http://site.com/?get=something How can I change it to a nice URL that looks like: http://site.com/get_something using WP's URL rewriting system?
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What is the best way to output plugin result in certain url

Knowing that wordpress doesn't follow MVC pattern. What is the best way in worpress to output plugin's result in a certain url. lets say I would like to show "hello world" in main area under "www....
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Nice URLs for a Custom Post Type List with a Shared Custom Taxonomy?

(Moderator's note: Title was "Convert into nice URL a shared custom taxonomy URL with a query string value") I have a custom taxonomy template: taxonomy-country.php used by two (2) Custom Post Types: ...
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Custom post type taxonomies URL rewrite

What I want to achieve is an online listing catalog with a URL like this: www.example.com/drawing-tools/brand/type/material/color/ In this example, I have a custom post type named "drawing-tools" ...
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How do I rewrite attachment urls when permalink structure contains %category%?

I'm trying to change the permalinks to my attachments in the same way as this question, and the given solution works great except for one problem: if the permalinks settings on my site contain %...
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Is the SEO plugin necessary?

I want to understand how wordpress is structured in the first place with regard to search engine friendliness. Isn't it set up for SEO by default? Is the SEO plugin necessary then? and to what extent ...
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restricting custom rewrite to just one custom post type

I am using the following code to create a short permalink for one of my custom post types. I have another cpt that I wish to just use the default permalink structure, so what would be the best way to ...
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Why is my mod_rewrite not working?

Ok I have a WP site using the permalink structure of /%category%/%postname%/ I have built it in the way of page templates, using category queries inside, i.e. page-help.php <?php $my_query = new ...
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URL renaming issue

I am a non programmer using a wordpress site (riyachting.com) I just discoverd that sending folks to my page with a URL that inlcudes some other stuff in it gets stripped out so only the URL of the ...
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How to change the main site url on a multisite installation (network)?

My multisite (network) installation has 3 sites. the main site (nothing there, just very brief information) client 1 site -- siteurl/client1 client 2 site -- siteurl/client2 With domain mapper, ...
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How do you create a “virtual” page in WordPress

I'm trying to create a custom API endpoint in WordPress, and I need to redirect requests to a virtual page in the root of WordPress to an actual page that ships with my plug-in. So basically, all ...
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How do I make page URLs look like “www.site.com/page” instead of “www.site.com/blog/page” but have post URLs stay “www.site.com/blog/post”?

I would like to make it so the URLs of my pages (created in the Wordpress dashboard) show up right after the domain name instead of after the blog directory. I have installed Wordpress in a ...
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Use WordPress' URL rewrite engine

I'm developing a web application with user submissions, i'm not too hot on mod-rewrite and was hoping there is a way to utilise WordPress' amazing rewrite engine and incorporate this somehow into my ...
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Permalink Problems

I am having a problem. I am running WP 3.05 with one custom taxonomy. Here is the code to create the taxonomy: function create_property_taxonomies() { // Add new taxonomy, make it hierarchical (...
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How do I rewrite a url to use %taxonomy% instead of %category% when multiple taxonomies are present?

I would like to have the option to use taxonomy in the url instead of only having category like "uncategorized." Note that I have multiple taxonomies (countries, states etc), some of which have ...
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Wordpress CMS - hide content from public while in editing stages

I'm setting up a simple web site for a member of my family, using wordpress as a CMS. I've already registered a domain name and I'm about to set up wordpress. I want them to be able to edit the site ...
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Pros and cons of using [taxonomy name] in place of [category name]?

We are currently in development on a new site. Categories (& tags) are pretty much meaningless for us because we've implemented custom posts & taxonomies. By default, because I have enabled ...
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Regex problem in an add_rewrite_rule

I'm working on a category page for a custom post type called articles in WP 3.1, and I'm having some trouble with extracting the page number. The url: /articles/category/background/ Currently, what ...
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Help with Wordpress custom url rewriting?

I have 3 problems. First,I would like something like this to do : www.example.com/myblog => myblog.example.com myblog is template page. and then when open one post from that page(post are custom ...
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Own code on index.php wordpress theme file, help with the rewrite rules

Hey there, I am sooo frustrated, asked and asked and can't seem to get an answer. Pleaseeeee help, I'll be very very clean whith my problem. I'll give hundreds of bears to the one who can help:) I ...
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Please give me the rewrite rules for my ugly urls

In functions.php I am adding a rewrite rule for this url: http://www.myblog.com/?currentpage=1 http://www.myblog.com/?currentpage=2 And so on... This is the code I use, can u please give me the ...