Magento Delete All ‘Url Rewrite Management’ URLs in the Database

To delete all the URL rewrites from the Magento admin backend, you can do the following:

  • Using your favourite database browser, connect to your Magento database
  • Go to the table named ‘core_url_rewrite’
  • Empty this table
  • Log back in to the Magento backend and reindex all

This action will clear out all manually and the system created rewrites and recreate only the needed ones.

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