A few lowercase words separated by dashes, describing a post and usually derived from the post title to create a user-friendly (that is readable and without confusing characters) permalink. Post slug substitutes the `%posttitle%` placeholder in a custom permalink structure. Post slug should not be ...

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Slugs as breadcrumbs for Pages

I´m trying to create a function that creates a breadcrumb trail of Page slugs outside of The Loop. These breadcrumbs show the path from the homepage to the current (sub)page. For example, on the ...
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How to generate slugs?

I have the following situation. I accidentally updated post_name column in wp_posts tables for all rows. Now I need to update those back somehow. I have researched that WP uses this function to ...
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How to make draft posts or posts in review accessible via full url / slug?

I am running a website with WordPress 4.2 and have changed the way draft posts or posts in review status are displayed to non logged in users (these posts are, too, visible to anyone who visits the ...
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Can I override the permalink/slug on creation

I have a plugin that imports data from an external API, creates a 'Product' Custom Post type ( or updates an existing one ) and then adds all the meta data. Every time we update the product from the ...
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Force post slug to be auto generated from title on save

I'm running a property site where many properties are sold in apartment blocks. Because of this what the content editors do is create a post/property with all the details and then use a duplicate ...
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What is wp_insert_term “alias_of” arg for?

I currently put my hands into WP taxonomy and terms to find solutions for my project. I knew that it's not possible to have same terms slug when creating a term with wp_insert_term in one Custom ...
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Editors change a permalink on an unpublished post, but only admins change a permalink on a post that has ever been published?

Is it possible to have the Editors to change a permalink on an unpublished post, but only admins change a permalink on a post that has ever been published? I can hide the button for non admin but I ...
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How to create URL for Pages/Posts

I am not able to create a URL in WordPress like: www.example.com/lp/time-cost/free-trial When I add this URL, it's automatically changes to: wwww.example.com/lptime-costfree-trial Why are the ...
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Change slug on post creation

I currently use Post name for the permalink structure. I want to add text from a field at the end of the permalink. Is there any hook for the permalink creation when a Post is published? In my case, ...
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How to get Plugin Slugs?

I am trying to get the 'slug' used for each plugin installed. I have not found a good solution for this. I have created this function to get all the slugs and return them in an array. I am hoping ...
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How to add id to custom post type taxonomy term slug?

For example, if custom post type taxonomy is "cpt-category" and term is "cpt-term-11", I would like to show and link like this(*123 is term id) /cpt-category/123/ instead of /cpt-category/cpt-term-...
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403 forbidden on one page only

I can't access http://www.mysite.com.hr/biljke/ The only error i get is Forbidden You don't have permission to access /biljke/ on this server. This is regular hierarchical category for post. I ...
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Reslug a Custom Post Type

I built a plugin for wordpress with custom post types and somewhere along the line I realized that I had to rebuild the way slugs are generated. Originally, I had the cpt making default slugs like ...
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URL rewrites with two post types

I have two post types: car and parts. Now I would like to be able to rewrite the url slug for parts bit differently. Right now it is like this: mydomain.com/parts/some-part-post-slug And for cars it ...
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Removed custom post type slug but not working for child pages

There are many discussions going about to handle child pages for custom post types were the custom post type slug has been removed. This results into an 404 because Wordpress can't match a valid regex....
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Bulk-change Post slugs which have a suffix

I've got a bunch of slugs that look something like this: pageA-2 pageB-2 etc. Fwiw, I think I did an import, then moved those to Trash, then did another import. Because I had Pages with an ...
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Wrong slug on blog page

<?php global $post; $post_slug=$post->post_name; ?> This code is used after <head> and before <body> and is supposed to get current page's slug. It works great, however ...
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What function removes apostrophes when making a slug?

I am trying to convert a post title to a slug. I used sanitize_title_with_dashes, thinking that's what WordPress uses. However, if my post title has an apostrophe in it, sanitize_title_with_dashes ...
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disable permalink on custom post type

I have created a custom post type, but I do not want it to have a permalink. By default, after entering post title, it creates a perma link. I do not them to be generated. From my reading, it is said ...
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post_name is not stored until post is published… where should I store my slug until it goes live then?

important try as normal contributor user, not as admin see here I actually have it reproduced. Seems like a bug to me but whatever. I want users to choose their slug. Well, as you cannot store ...
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Hide category name using mod_rewrite

I have a website with at least 3 categories. I have set one of them as the default category. Next step was that I need to have the category slug of the default category to be hidden from the URL slug,...
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Combining Multiple Taxonomies in one URL

I'm creating a complex site with a product catalog with two custom taxonomies. They are Brands and Types. Brands - Canon - Toshiba - HP Types - Printers - Scanners - Multifunction I need a page ...
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How can I make sure attachment pages require a base url?

If I upload an image with the filename 8.jpg then the permalink becomes http://www.example.com/8 -- which I really don't want. How can I make attachments use their mime type as a base for the url? ...
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How to get category slug link? ( include parent categories)

for example, if main category slug is cars; sub-category slug is: Ford; how to get the permalink of Ford, including its parent categories' slug? ( get_category_link() returns mysite.com/?cat=19 type ...
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Two taxonomy terms with the same slug

I have 2 custom taxonomy: Phones and Tablets. I want both of them as with rewrite slug price. It is ok. But When I add the terms with the same name to them it cause an error in archive page. For ...
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Is 'pm' used by core?

We've a private messaging system that uses the page slug pm. It lists messages. Recently, we noticed that pagination stopped working on this page. So going to page 2 gives a page not found error. ...
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Replace taxonomy permalinks

I have this permalinks settings: /%postname%/ I have a custom taxonomy issue. I want replace all my taxonomy links (site.com/category/wordpress) to (site.com/category/wordpress/issue/any-child). ...
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How can I add slug/category to portfolio permalink? [duplicate]

My portfolio URL currently looks like this: sitename.com/portfolio/ I would like to add the category slug after so it reads: sitename.com/portfolio/slug/ so that if I go to a portfolio item of a ...
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Change the author slug from nickname to ID

I've changed the default registering option by allowing people to sign up with their e-mail addresses. They also have an option to add their firstname, lastname but it's not required. // Allow email ...
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Wordpress slug issue with non-latin characters

I'm using permalinks in WP as: domain.com/category/post_name The issue is that post names have non-latin characters such as chinese, hebrew, and arabic. So it encodes them to something like: %20%18%...
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Use Post's subcategory in title tag

I changed my title to: %%subcategory%% %%sep%% %%title%% But WordPress doesn't seem to recognize %%subcategory%%, in the end it simply displays - My title How should I change the title to ...
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Rewrite Rules: Post ID within Post Slug for a Custom Post Type

I've got my custom post type slug article and I need the following permalink structure: http://domain.com/article/postname-123/ The number in the end has to be the post ID. I don't want /article/...
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Remove Taxonomy Slug when No Taxonomy is Assigned to Custom Post Type?

I have a custom post type called ‘sets’ and a taxonomy set up under it called ‘project’. Most of the posts under this custom post type will be assigned one project term, but not necessarily. When a ...
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Set taxonomy slug as taxonomy title

With post types I can easily set the slug to be always identical to the post type title. add_filter( 'wp_insert_post_data', 'prefix_wp_insert_post_data' ); function prefix_wp_insert_post_data( $data )...
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How to check if a slug exists?

I have a arbitrary string and want to check if a post with that slug string exists in the site. I tried to find a way to list all slugs, but can't find such a thing. Thanks
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Does WordPress Have Built In Filtering By URL?

About a week or two ago I was reading this article that said that WP now has built in functionality to filter what an archive page displays based on url slugs. For example, without adding any code ...
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Including taxonomy term before post type breaks top level pages

Got a website that has two top level pages called commercial and domestic, and in these pages there is other content that shares a similar format, e.g. I want case studies in both the commercial and ...
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Non unique Slugs and permalinks

I am migrating a clients site from an old code ignitor app to WordPress, with one of the biggest project briefs being "keep original data intact and make WordPress work around it" ... For almost ...
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If file exists with page slug name show image else nothing

I need to add a php code in a wordpress widget called PHP Code Widget which only asks for proper enclosing: All PHP code must be enclosed in the standard php opening and closing tags ( <?php and ?&...
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How do I get slug of term by his name?

The WC_Order_Item_Meta::get_formatted() function returns terms array of the order. Each term is an array of three things: 'key' => $meta->key // attribute key 'label' => wc_attribute_label(...
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custom slug always ends in “-2”

I have a custom post type called task. I want the slug of each task to be an id, rather than use the entered title. I've modified the code from this SO question "How to customize this automatic slug ...
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Unicode permalink slug are getting tuncated

I'm developing a website which is mainly a Bengali language based website. I'm using the post-name permalink structure. Every time a post name get longer, slug is getting truncated. Is there any way ...
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Why does post-slug not get saved for drafts?

I am trying to get the value of the 'new-post-slug' (the bit that you can edit to customize your slug for a post, but bizarrely doesn't have a 'name' attribute as you'd expect a form field to have ... ...
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Get page content using slug

I'm trying to get page content when I only know the slug string. Is there a function for this, or an easy way to do this or is this a case of doing it via SQL? Thanks very much
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Using same slug name for a page and category

I know it isn't good practice but I'm considering using same name slugs for some pages and categories on a site that I'm working on. It's a small site and it doesn't seem to affect anything in ...
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How to use a specific custom field in a custom post type as slug

I'd like use a specific custom field in a custom post type as the slug for the post. My custom post type is members and the custom field that I want to use as the slug is member_user. How can I do ...
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Removing or hiding slug/permalink from htaccess

I have this slug that i want to hide for SEO matters. My current slug is: homepage.com/company/companyname All i want is to be: homepage.com/companyname I tried lots for plugins and htaccess codes ...
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How to create a second set of tags that use the same slug or URL?

Is there a way to create a second set of tags that can use the same slug or URL? Normally, an example set of tags will look like this by default on a WordPress blog page: ■ tag1, tag2, tag3, tag4, ...
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Get all terms/slugs - used, not used & in hierarchical order

I need to get all the slugs/terms - those that are used & those that are not. It's hierarchical (3-4 levels). How to get all (used & not used) terms/slugs in hierarchical order? This code ...
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How to handle broken links created by permalink/slug changes?

If I create a page with the slug "exams" and then need to change the page's slug from "exams" to "tests", any other pages in WordPress that link to the original permalink now have broken links as ...