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This works (Wordpress redirects to the canonical URL of the post with the given slug):

add_rewrite_rule('mydir/([^/]+)/?$',   'index.php?pagename=$matches[1]', 'top');

This is not working (404)

add_rewrite_rule('mydir/mysubdir/([^/]+)/?$',   'index.php?pagename=$matches[1]', 'top');

Why? :)

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  • if the first one redirects, it's actually not working, you're getting a 404 and WordPress is guessing what page you mean to be loading and redirecting you there. is the desired page a child of another page? what happens if you hardcode a page_id value in your rule instead?
    – Milo
    Commented Jun 19, 2014 at 17:14
  • With harcoded page_id or pagename it always works; with $matches[1] works but only with pages (maybe because WP is guessing? No idea), it doesn't work with the Custom Post type I'm trying to use.
    – flip79
    Commented Jun 20, 2014 at 8:59
  • THIS seems to work! wordpress.stackexchange.com/a/53742/33385
    – flip79
    Commented Jun 20, 2014 at 9:09
  • pagename is the query var for the page post type, for custom post types the query var is the slug you registered the post type under. Have a look at WP_Query in codex for valid query vars you can set.
    – Milo
    Commented Jun 20, 2014 at 16:02

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