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How to Flush Rewrite Rules, also known as Resaving your Permalinks?

Flushing the rewrite rules might sound confusing but it is just a technical term. It’s used to clean the ugly permalink structure.

Here are two examples of the rewrite rule: 

  • Ugly:
  • Clean:

Follow these steps:

Step 1: In the main menu find Settings -> Permalinks.

Step 2: Scroll down if needed and click “Save Changes“.

Step 3: Rewrite rules and permalinks are flushed.

That’s it for this tutorial!

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Updated on December 20, 2019

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  1. When I attempted to do this, a warning came up saying that by doing this could be bad and not recommended? Can you please explain why this is better?

    1. Hi William,

      Will you please ignore this warning and resave your permalinks by following this tutorial And If you have any issues/problems after following this tutorial also then please let us know and we will personally help you.

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