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I had a page.. and I by mistake added another one, so the permalink got appended by "-2" at the end. I had to delete one of the pages, so I happened to delete the one without the -2 attached. Now I'm trying to change the slug of the page so that it becomes "pagetitle/" rather than "pagetitle-2" but everytime I edit the permalink it reverts back to "pagetitle-2" any ideas?

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Remove the page from the trash. – t31os Jan 19 '11 at 13:18
Hehe yes I just figured that out... I totally forgot the added trash feature. Thanks! – jeffkee Jan 19 '11 at 13:20
You should answer the question with this and mark it correct :) – Lynne Jan 19 '11 at 18:06
up vote 3 down vote accepted

Turns out I had not deleted the page from trash, so the URL has was still taken up! Once trash was emptied it worked.

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Gentle reminder to mark your own answer as the correct one. :) – t31os Jan 27 '11 at 16:14
For some reason it didn't let me do that last time! "You cannot do that on your own answer." or something of the sort... – jeffkee Feb 2 '11 at 1:20

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