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I registered blog as a custom post type. This content is queried on the page page-actueel-blog. But mydomain.com/blog also serves content (by default titles are queried).

I don't want visitors to see this page /blog since this is not designed / styled. Can I let WordPress redirect /blog to page-actueel-blog or should I do this in the .htaccess file?

Should I do this with htaccess, what is the proper redirect (since /blog and page-actueel-blog might both match blog)

  • But this /blog/ will be still visible in single post page (when you go to single blog post, it will have /blog/ in url...) – Krzysiek Dróżdż Jan 5 '19 at 13:18
  • That is right.. they may visit mydomain.com/blog/blogpost. But I want mydomain.com/blog to redirect to mydomain.com/actueel-blog – Ludo Jan 5 '19 at 13:26
  • It doesn’t make much sense. You’re breaking url structure logic this way... – Krzysiek Dróżdż Jan 5 '19 at 13:27
  • I know it doesn't make much sense. This is not the point. I am looking for a way to redirect. – Ludo Jan 5 '19 at 13:29
  • If you want to do it with htaccess, then it has nothing to do with WP and is off-topic here. If you want to solve it correctly, you’ll have to explain what exactly are you trying to achieve. – Krzysiek Dróżdż Jan 5 '19 at 13:31
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I solved my own question without breaking the url structure logic, as Krzysiek Dróżdż (thanks!) suggested.

I changed the page named /page-actueel-blog to the custom-post-type 'archive' template. Pretty obvious, but I thought archive was something else entirely.

For whoever may have the same doubts: the archive template is the level up from domain.com/blogpost (single-mycustomposttypename.php); a collection page of all posts. I named it archive-mycustomposttypename.php.

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