My Wordpress default category has 'news' category term. I created custom post type with name 'artist' and custom taxonomy named 'genre'. Now what I set in permalink section is below

custom structure - /news/%category%/%postname%/

because I want to open all my default post open with 'news' slug. I create page taxonomy-genre.php which lead to all post of genre taxonomy. let say genre taxonpmy has term 'afro-pop'. Now when I view the page it display all post of 'afro-pop' but problem is that it has url


what I want is


I want to remove that news slug for taxonomy-genre.php page. Please help me with this I am trying from 2 days but doesn't find any solution.

1 Answer 1


This is controlled by the with_front argument in your taxonomy registration code:

        'rewrite' => array(
            'slug' => 'genre',
            'with_front' => false, // don't prepend static prefix from post permalink
        // your other args...
  • thanks for the answer. I knew about it but I was trying complicated method like generate_rewrite rule. but u saved my day. thanks a lot. I don't have enough reputation to vote u up but when I will get enough reputation I will definitely do it. thanks thanks thanks Dec 13, 2018 at 6:28

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