I’ve been asked about how to do it probably a million times. The question is how to make the URLs of your custom post types (or WooCommerce products) to look like Pages.
For example how to have
example.com/t-shirt/ instead of
In this tutorial I am going to provide you a complete guide! As an example we are going to remove /product/ from WooCommerce product URLs. But before we begin I would like to warn you that you have to avoid it if possible, because it may slows down the overall performance of your website and you have to be extra-careful when assigning a specific slug for your posts.
Let’s look at the simple example of a eshop on WordPress.
The shop has custom post type
product and category for products
product_cat. By default product links looks like
If you read this post, you should know something about WP_Rewrite class. It allows you to change WordPress permalinks rewrite reules, change the structure of them.
In this post I won’t use WP_Rewrite, I just want to show you another way of