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

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A tool to analyze rewrite rules? [closed]

Is there a good tool to analyze my rewrite rules? I always get confused with the regexes and the parameter replacements. I have created something myself and will post it here so others can use it, ...
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Custom pages with plugin

I'm developing some plugin where I would like to enable custom pages. In my case some custom page would contain a form like contact form (not literally). When user will fill out this form and send it, ...
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Need help with add_rewrite_rule

SOLUTION I've gone with Update 3 and have got it working. What I had misunderstood, was that I believed that a rewrite rule would change designers/?designer=some-designer&bid=9 to /designers/...
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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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Mixing custom post type and taxonomy rewrite structures?

Basically I want to achieve a glossary using custom post types and have some issues setting up rewrites the way I want them to be. I want it like that: The main glossary URL: http://example.com/...
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Using the Rewrite API to Construct a RESTful URL

I'm trying to generate rewrite rules for a RESTful API. I just want to see if there is a better way to make this work than having to write out every possible rewrite combination. Ok so I have 4 ...
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Rewriting a custom-post-type permalink with taxonomy term?

I'm trying to rewrite my url for a custom_post_type named wr_events with one of its custom_taxonomy terms from event_type add_action('init', 'wr_events'); function wr_events() { ...
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How to Rewrite Wordpress URL for a Plugin

I am trying to build a Wordpress plugin here with a custom user admin area. What I would like to do is when the user adds /edit at the end of the page, it should open a page from my plugin. So for ...
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Change the Author Slug from Username to Nickname

Hi to the community, is it possible to change the default username slug to nickname if is available? By default the url is something like: http://domain.tld/author/(admin) , is it possible to ...
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Passing and retrieving query vars in wordpress

I have two authors pages, one displays about 5 posts. Then I'm trying to setup another page that will be all of their posts. I have created a template called moreauthorposts.php and I'm trying to ...
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How to redirect/rewrite all /wp-login requests

Is there any simple way to have wordpress, php or apache rewrite all urls which involve /wp-admin to /admin? I have added this entry to my .htaccess file: RewriteRule ^admin /wp-login.php [L] ...
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Two (or more) parallel (sub-)TLDs that are retained when surfing the site / dynamically set the site address?

I am running a site for a German NGO under the domain sub.example.org. Recently, I added sub.example.ch for its Swiss spin-off. Both (sub-)domains are pointing to the same physical location, a WP ...
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Mapping multiple URLs to same page

I just came across this page with almost similar requirements as mine Multiple endpoints to same page i have to achieve same functionality but i also want to pass some parameters to the page where ...
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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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How to rewrite URI of custom post type?

The site that I am working on uses the following "pretty" permalink structure: http://example.com/blog/my-special-post But for a custom post type my client would like to avoid having a "pretty" ...
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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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Making a plugin file accessible via url rewrite?

In my WordPress plugin I have a php file that generates some stats about the blog and outputs it as a simple text file. To access WordPress functions I've included this at the top of the file: define(...
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Pretty URL with add_query_var

I'm trying to add a 'sub post' to each post on my site, eg site.com/product-one/changelog site.com/product-two/changelog site.com/product-three/changelog This is the code I'm using atm, which I ...
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Removing base slug from hierarchical custom post type

I have a hierarchical custom post type called "state". My goal is to have a permalink structure like thus: http://website.com/idaho/ http://website.com/idaho/sub-page I'm close but haven't quite ...
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How to pass URL parameters for advanced taxonomy queries with multiple terms for one custom taxonomy

This answer provides the code for a query that returns an OR match on a taxonomy term: global $query_string; $args['tax_query'] = array( array( 'taxonomy' => 'status' ,'terms' ...
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Permalink rewrite with custom post type and custom taxonomy

I think thats a quick one: I've got: Custom post type: Food Custom taxonomy (Registered to Food): Fruits Terms in Fruits: Apple, Orange, Cherry If I type in example.com/food?fruits=Apple,Cherry, ...
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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 domain.com/$...
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Permalink structure CPT with custom taxonomy fails

I'm getting quite frustrated setting up the correct URL structure for a CPT with a custom taxonomy. I have a CPT called 'courses' with a custom taxonomy called 'course type'. The url structure ...
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Rewrite rules goes away

I have a strange issue. The custom rewrite rules are registered correctly in my plugin activation hook. But, if I go to the permalinks settings page and clic on "Save changes" I lost the rewrite rules ...
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custom htaccess rewrite rule for page

i have a page in wordpress called "video". its page id is 6, and its slug is "video" in my theme ive set it up to show content based on GET variables here is the URL rewrite im trying to set up: ...
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Custom Permalinks for Custom Post Types and Taxonomies

I've been struggling with this for hours. I'm trying to get this URL structure: example.com/business/%custom-tax-name%/%custom-post-name%/ By custom tax name I don't mean the name of the taxonomy ("...
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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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Filtering categories in the permalink structure

Using /%category%/%postname%/ for the permalink I get a URL string of all the categories that the specific post is included in. I would like the categories in the url to be filtered down to only one ...
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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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Multiple custom post types using the same taxonomy = URL frustrations

I have two custom post types: Events Businesses I have a new taxonomy that both these CTP's share: Locations If I go to "domain.com/events/" I see an archive of all the events, and if I go to ...
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Wordpress returns 404 on custom rewrite rule conflict in parameters

I have been following the steps on the answer here and it worked wonders. But my problem is on this part, on the original: add_filter('rewrite_rules_array', 'mmp_rewrite_rules'); function ...
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Remove parent slug for child pages

I'm looking for a plugin/custom function that removes the parent slug of a child's page permalink. Something that automatically changes the permalink for child pages. Example: www.blog.com/products/...
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Rewrite custom post type url's adding meta box values

I've got these custom post types (CPT) and meta boxes: Movies (CPT) Genre (Meta box) Genres (CPT) If one movie is called Die hard then I want the permalink to be: /genres/action/die-hard This ...
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How to create a front end user profile with a friendly permalink

I want to create a public front-end profile page with a friendly url like this format. mysite.com/user/someusername Any idea on how can i achieve this? I know it has something to do with rewrite ...
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Add .html (dot HTML) extension to custom post types

Is there any way to add the .html extension to custom post types without plugin ? For posts I can use /%postname.html on the permalink settings For pages I can use: add_action('init', '...
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Custom post types - Use post_id in permalink structure

I'm registering my CPT like so: $args = array( 'labels' => $labels, 'public' => true, 'hierarchical' => false, 'rewrite' => array( 'with_front' => false, ...
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How to make pages slug have priority over any other taxonomies like custom-post, post or category

I use WordPress as a CMS. I need to show page instead of category when they have same slug. I have category called "vertical machining centers" with the slug "vertical-machining-centers" This ...
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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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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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Custom post types - Use post_id in permalink structure when using has_archive => true

I recently asked this question Custom post types - Use post_id in permalink structure and solved it but as I have enabled 'has_archive' => true the solution given no longer works. Let me explain: ...
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Including category-base in a post permalink results in 404

I have static front-page and separate page /news/ as the Posts page. I would like to have the single-post URLs like this: www.example.com/news/categoryname/subcategory/postname/ and for the ...
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Using $_GET variables in the URL?

I need to generate a simple error message on a page by passing a variable through the URL. The URL is structured as follows: http://site.com/parent-category/category/?error=pause I'm sure it's the ...
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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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Custom Post Type Rewrite Rule for Author & Paging?

I'm using WordPress 3.0.1 and I have made custom post-type called 'dienasgramatas'. My plugin also makes custom rewrite rules for displaying all posts from this post type and even custom permalink ...
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Custom post type URL with post ID that allows archiving and paging

I'm having a difficult time trying to get my custom post types URLs to work correctly. Every solution I find has crippled another part that needs to work. What I am trying to accomplish is domain.com/...
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Author url rewrite

The default author permalink is: http://domain.com/author/{username} How can I do something like this ? http://domain.com/author/{username}/songs http://domain.com/author/{username}/books http://...
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Adding meta values to permalink

I have publications and I want to simply add year and month to the permalink. Currently the year and month of publication is added to the post as a meta value. I've set up publications as a custom ...
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Force the Website URL to Include “www” and to be Upper Case?

No matter what url somebody uses to access my site, I'd like it to redirect to www.MyUrl.com. Is this possible?
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How to custom change author base without $this->front?

I have a sample code: function change_author_permalinks() { global $wp_rewrite; $wp_rewrite->author_base = 'u'; $wp_rewrite->author_structure = "/" . $wp_rewrite->author_base . '/...
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Why did installing wordpress in url root jack up underlying WP sites?

I have a server (w2008 with iis7.5) and domain with a lot of different WP installs. All of the following represent WP installations. x.com/stuff x.com/programs/recent x.com/programs/...