Questions tagged [mod-rewrite]

The mod_rewrite module uses a rule-based rewriting engine, based on a PCRE regular-expression parser, to rewrite requested URLs on the fly. By default, mod_rewrite maps a URL to a filesystem path. However, it can also be used to redirect one URL to another URL, or to invoke an internal proxy fetch.

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Settings > Permalinks - mod_rewrite ineffective if expression not preceded by /index.php/

I can not customize my WordPress permalink structure on my development server and have the URL's point to my desired pages, unless the permalink structure includes /index.php/ at the beginning of the ...
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Add rewrite endpoint and .htaccess

I'm trying to make a redirection with .htaccess and rewrite endpoint (add_rewrite_endpoint()) and it's working but at the time of redirection it adds a /1/ to the route and I don't understand where it ...
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URL Redirect on GoDaddy platform [closed]

I am the IT support person for one of our clients. We have a domain hosted on GoDaddy in one account pointing to a WordPress site located in another GoDaddy account created by our client. In the DNS ...
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Prevent Buddypress Rewrite Rules on Non-Buddypress pages/posts

(Edit: Like one of the links below mentioned, it has to do with the order in which the Matching Rule is called, the more engagement/traffic/activity a BP page gets, the more the rewrite rule is called ...
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How to change an existing wordpress page rewrite rule?

I'm new here and I don't have mach coding experience. I've created a new page layout the data there is taken from a text file and the name of the file is passed in a parameter so for example the url ...
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How can i redirect one url to another url using .htaccess or add_rewrite_rule

I am stuck at redirecting one url to another url. I want to redirect https://samedomain.com/page-check-927GSJAYS639AL/highlights to https://samedomain.com/page-highlights/ (927GSJAYS639AL this is id ...
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Override htacces rule only for specific directory

I have a WordPress site with ithemes security installed plugin. I want to disable this rule: RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} "^$" [NC,OR] only for this wp-content/uploads/xmls directory. ...
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Change htaccess to redirect to index.php in subfolder

How can I change the WordPress root folder .htaccess file to redirect URLs with a specific subfolder to its own index.php and give the path data as a URL variable to the index.php? https://example.com/...
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Can I write 'RewriteCond' using 'functions.php'?

I want to add 'rewrite condition' in .htcaccess but unfortunately I don't have access of that. Can I write conditions in functions.php ? If yes, how to achieve that ? I want to add these lines: ...
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How to create a 301 redirect that doesn't apply to subsites

Scenario: I'm trying to set a 301 redirect so that https://foo.org/events is redirected to a non-WordPress site https://bar.org/events. On my .htaccess file, I set the following: Redirect 301 /events ...
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Menu links only using http after enabling https, unable to redirect http links

I have a WordPress website on a Bluehost shared hosting server and since I have multiple websites in my space, I have this particular folder in its own folder under public_html. This means that I have ...
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Adding rewrite rules directly to .htaccess file

I wanna add a simple rewrite rule RewriteRule ^apply\/? https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf5IrOhg0E_NAGZnOvMuaXhU80sio8bukaWVBkb87eEOa9kTw/viewform [L] my .htaccess file is like # BEGIN ...
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Rewriting subfolders to specific parent folder in Wordpress

I have created one page with name /parent/ and assigned new template template-parent.php that has some 3rd party software showing via JavaScript. I need to rewrite all subfolders to this parent so ...
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flush_rewrite_rules() not working with update_option_{$option}

Will someone please explain to me why flushing doesn't work in my case. I added a custom settings page with a default value, but it doesn't work when I hit save changes. I use the admin_init hook to ...
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Rewrite custom post type URL parameters

I would like to change the following parameterized URL: www.example.com/category/?keywords=&location=new-york&type=Wedding in this way: (invert city > category) www.example.com/category/...
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.htaccess rules for blocking bots with an extra condition

I have a WP multisite installed. I am integrated with Ezoic and Cloudflare. I had implemented firewall rules. However, I have an issue blocking bots that have X-Middleton in the User-Agent, because my ...
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.htaccess redirects disappeared after re-saving permalinks

I want my WordPress website to load with https + non-www and without trailing slashes. I put the following code in .htaccess file: <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> RewriteEngine On # Remove trailing ...
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How to remove wordpress directory slash

I have installed a website in my domain directory like example.com/website. The main issue or problem is that it redirects me to example.com/website/. I never want redirection and I just want that my ...
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Wrong Redirect/Rewrite Rules?

i'm a total newbie to rewrite and redirect rules and i have some strange problems on my multisite. when i try to open www.my-website.com/blog or www.my-website.com/xmas for example, in safari browser ...
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Problem with change url for all subpages (.htaccess)

Im looking for someone who will knowing the main code I have subpages with ugly names http://grimlord.eu/index_pl.php?src=home How cut it for this url grimlord.eu/start Pls tell me how? RewriteCond %{...
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Protect Upload Folder Files With Ampersand Problem

Wondering if anyone can help with this problem. I have been able to get file protection working in WordPress with the method below: .htaccess RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} -s RewriteRule ^wp-...
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Displaying Post with Custom URL with RewriteRule or add_rewrite_rule

I'm having what I believe is a common issue: I want to display a post with a slug with a custom URL, in my case, this is the format /resources/{state}/{city}/{location}/ which would match a post slug ...
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Site in subfolder - all pages work except home

Our WordPress site is in a subfolder /subwp/, and all pages except the home page work. This is the root folder: <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> RewriteEngine On RewriteBase /subwp/ RewriteRule ^index\....
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blocking access to all post/tag URIs via htaccess

I want to block all access to the post/tag/example-here pages on a WordPress site, but the following does not work. The .htaccess access file is being parsed. It is at the root of the site (ie the ...
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WordPress Permalinks still not working despite all necessary settings

I apologize for the seemingly duplicate issue posting but I can't seem to find someone who has come across my specific issue and resolved it. This post got close but I did everything they did. here's ...
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Why is the domain name missing from the logout redirect?

My development computer recently had to be rebuilt so I am now trying to migrate a WordPress site from the hosting company to my development PC. So far I have done this: Installed XAMPP. Download ...
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How to change default page slug?

I have a CPT called jobs and a page named Job Apply. I am trying to achieve something like below url: http://example.com/job-slug/apply Where, job-slug can be any job. i.e Programmer, Developer etc.. ...
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Rewrite URLs - Custom Post Type - Post Slug, Taxonamy Slug

Am using a third-party plugin for listing schools. Custom Post Type = school Custom Post Taxonomy 1 = school_type (eg. values = Primary, Intermediate) Custom Post Taxonomy 2 = school_location (eg. ...
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URL Rewriting for PHP script on an image URL

I built an image randomizer so that when I open a .php file in a URL that it displays the image with readfile($randomImage);. This works locally but when I upload it to the server it gets blocked by ...
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Wordpress rewrite rules don't need ^?

For example this code class My_Sitemap { public static function install() { add_filter('rewrite_rules_array', array(__CLASS__, 'rewriteRules'), 1, 1); global $wp_rewrite; ...
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Understanding Redirects

I have a WordPress website that is working well. The website is shared hosted on a popular hosting site. It was migrated/transferred from a different hosting site to the current one (this point is ...
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Remove File Extension for Page Outside of WordPress

I need to add a plaintext page to my server that is outside of WordPress (it can't have any HTML on it). I created the page off of public_html, but I have to add a .html extension to get the page to ...
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Without index.php in permalinks I get 404 across site

As the title says, when I change my permalinks in the admin, all my pages return a 404 (except homepage). I have to inlclude index.php as the start of all the different paths. The paths all work fine, ...
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404 not working, going to homepage; how to fix?

Whenever I call a non-existent page, say http://www.example.com/foobar/, it should invoke the 404.php theme template file. In my case, however, the site redirects to the homepage, / I'm not sure ...
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Change pagination url format

I have a URL like this: example.com/blog/page/5 I want to change it to: example.com/blog/page-5 I tried using a RewriteRule like this: RewriteRule ^blog/page-([0-9]+) /blog/page/$1 but this ...
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How to remove specific category from URL in Wordpress

My custom structure permalink is set as shown below and category base is set to . /%category%/%postname%/ My current URL structure is this: http://example.com/aaa/slug http://example.com/bbb/slug ...
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Why does multisite bypass WordPress for wp-content, wp-admin, wp-includes and .php files?

When you set up WordPress to use multisite, you're directed to modify your .htaccess file to use one of the following, which are outlined in the admin and the WordPress documentation: Subfolder ... ...
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How to stop rewrite from redirecting

Following is my URL rewrite code for a single page of my wordpress site. <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> RewriteEngine On RewriteBase / RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f RewriteCond %{...
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.htaccess rewrite rule for removing .php extension with exception of wp login and wp-admin

This is my current .htaccess: # Remove filename extension <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> # This will remove the .php extension if it is not a directory, the file does not exist and it's not a ...
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Rewrite rule to load images from production does nothing

I'm trying to adapt the rewrite rule given in Develop Locally, Use Images from Production to do the very same thing on my local dev site (which runs on XAMPP). This is how the development site's ....
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Block bad bots with mod_rewrite and save in blacklist

I have a WP site in a shared hosting server (LAMP stack). Receiving a lot of 404 errors (security plugin log file) for bots looking for non-existing wp-login url (Ex. example.com/en/wp-login.php). ...
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Read GET parameters in APACHE Mod Rewrite rules for WordPress categories in Posts

I'm a self-taught programmer with a very little experience in WordPress programming. I'm using a post permalink structure in this way: https://domain.com/parent-category/child-category/post-title-...
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Redirect Wordpress site to a landing (construction) page using htaccess, with access to /wp-admin and /invoice

I have tried everything I know and I can't seem to come up with a solution. I am trying to redirect my website to a landing page (which I have put into a folder with a css file, changing the index....
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Changing permalink stops me from creating webpages

I've just created a new WordPress site. When changing the permalink structure I cannot create or edit pages. I do have mod_rewrite enabled but alas still get errors. How can I fix this? I've had this ...
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htaccess redirect to path

I'm trying to get my site to redirect to a certain folder depending on a condition. This condition cannot be done within WP, so... Anyway.. I've done conditions before, but I keep hitting a wall ...
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Redirections and rewrites to subdomain

I am currently working on a new WordPress website, to partially replace a non-WP website that includes a webshop. Now, the plan is to migrate the webshop and all matching pages (shopping card, order ...
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htaccess, site and staging in subdirectories

I have the following task and as it is a little different from most setups, I couldn't find any hints that solved my problem. WordPress for the live site was installed into a subfolder /wp1, the ....
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Can I add a rewrite rule in htaccess to remove the multisite subdirectory from the URL?

I am working on a Multisite that was installed and activated on an old version of WordPress. The WP files were placed in a subdirectory named /wp/ and now a request has been made for the subdirectory ...
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How to redirect specific URL to Subdomain

I am trying to write a .htaccess rule to redirect the URL to a subdomain. Example: example.com/pagecategory/page-single → pagecategory.example.com/page-single I've added wildcard subdomain on my ...
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Custom rewrite not working

I'm trying to rewrite URLs on my wordpress site to match Googles "seo friendly" policy. I want to rewrite URL's for 3 types of queries generated from search plugin: a) Location example.com/used-...
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