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Is it possible to change the permalink of a custom posttype?

I have a custom post type called "events", I have made a page called archive-event.php and this is reached by /event.php

is it possible to change this into something else? Like /foo.php?

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  • It's impossible to understand what you are asking about. Please clarify.
    – Max Yudin
    Feb 8, 2013 at 19:39
  • @MaxYudin - I have created a custom post type called event and have created a page called archive-event to access all posts under "event". To access this page I go to */event but now I want to change this to */foo.
    – Philip
    Feb 11, 2013 at 10:23
  • Edit the archive page through the admin panel and change the slug of the archive page to foo and you are good to go. Feb 11, 2013 at 10:39

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When you register your post type you can set the archive page slug to anything you want via the rewrite or has_archive arguments.

If you want single events to have the same slug as the archive, you can set both via:

'rewrite' => array( 'slug' => 'foo' )

Or if you want the archive to have a different slug, set that separately via has_archive:

'has_archive' => 'foo'
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  • this doesnt work for me? register_post_type('event', array( 'labels' => array( 'name' => __('Händelser'), 'singular_name' => __('Händelse') ), 'public' => true, 'has_archive' => 'foo', 'supports' => array('title', 'editor', 'custom-fields', 'page-attributes') ) );
    – Philip
    Feb 12, 2013 at 9:16
  • Your code works for me in Twenty Eleven theme, make sure you visit your Settings > Permalinks page after adding the post type to flush the rewrite rules. Single events are available at domain.com/event/post-name/ and the archive is available at domain.com/foo/.
    – Milo
    Feb 12, 2013 at 15:53

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