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Whereabouts can I edit which characters in permalinks are replaced? For example apostrophe's are replaced with nothing, and I would like to have them replaced with hyphens instead.


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You need to filter 'sanitize_title' and use the second argument, the raw title. See my plugin Germanix for an example.

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