[wp-hackers] 2 Questions: $_REQUEST equivalent and using GET in mod_rewrite

Alex Andrews awgandrews at gmail.com
Tue Aug 28 18:56:16 GMT 2007

On 28/08/07, Alex Günsche <ag.ml2007 at zirona.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 2007-08-28 at 18:01 +0100, Alex Andrews wrote:
> >  How can I get /artists/x/ to translate to artists.php?id=x or whatever.
> I don't understand the problem. Do you want to say you have a file
> artists.php and want it to handle $_GET['id']? In this case, simply let
> your plugin process $_GET['id'] and require('artists.php') where
> appropriate. Btw, I wouldn't copy files into WP's base folder, but
> rather have it within the plugin's directory.

Thats not the problem - the problem is

1. How to santize the incoming data from $_GET. Or whereever.
2. How to work the mod_rewrite facilities (preferably from within
Wordpress) to pass /artist/a/ onto artists.php?artist_id=a .


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