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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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WP-API custom post types request by slug

How to get post by slug in wp-api for custom types, I've been extending the api and I can fetch all posts of my custom type but I would like to get the items by slug. I see in documentation that I ...
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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: ...
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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 ...
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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' => ...
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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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168 views

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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104 views

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 ...
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CPT custom archive template does not get loaded

I have a custom content type called events that I register using the following function: add_action('init', 'events_post_init'); function events_post_init() { register_post_type( 'events', ...
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How to make a posttype show under a page hierarchy (example.com/page/posttype/entry)?

I have a page, say streets, which is a static page and has the slug example.com/streets/, and I want to have many single streets under it. Let these streets be called streetdetails, so a single street ...
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Change author base slug to user role

My goal is simple, to change authot base role to user role. For example: admin: wwww.mysite.com/admin/username editor: www.mysite.com/editor/username default looks like this to any user: ...
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219 views

Get the custom post type slug but remove the rewrite prefix?

I am trying to add a link to the parent custom post archive page in the breadcrumbs. I can get the slug using this: <?php $post_type = get_post_type(); if ( $post_type ) { $post_type_data = ...
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Custom Taxonomy Dynamic Slugs

I have two custom taxonomies named Cities and store-categories. i have following code for that register_taxonomy('cities',array('store-listings'), array( 'hierarchical' => true, 'labels' ...
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Prevent page slug from interfering with custom post type archive permalink?

In my plugin, I'm creating a custom post type that has an archive and uses the rewrite parameter to choose a slug: $args = array ( 'public' => true, 'has_archive' => true, 'rewrite' ...
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custom post type slug and redirection

I have a custom post type called portfolio (slug portfolio). In this i have entries like toys, bugs, people. So the URL will look like: mysite.com/portfolio/toys mysite.com/portfolio/bugs ...
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Creating a template using a specific slug name, for a page with a parent page

I have always preffered to create layout templates for specific pages by creating a filename the same as the slug. So for example: Page Title: Contact Us Page Slug: contact-us Filename of template ...
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User only edit CPT with slug that matches username

I'm in a situation that necessitates I complete this project within a week. So any help or specific guidance to my question would greatly appreciated. Is it possible, without creating an incredible ...
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Am I using the flush_rewrite_rules function in the right place?

Hello dears I'm writing an admin panel for my new WordPress plugin base on the WordPress Settings APIs. I am defining a field for changing custom post slug from this admin panel. After the custom ...
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WP Database generate content for post_name column

I ran a query that deleted all content in post_name (used for SEO-friendly URLs) column. UPDATE wp_posts SET post_name = '' I thought that WordPress would automatically populate new ones if I ...
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Custom Post Types and Removing Slugs - should we do it?

I've run into issues trying to remove my custom post types slugs and I've read other questions on here from people with the same problem. We don't want that slug in our URL! But the solutions to this ...
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Automatically add date to the auto generation of post slug

I need to customize the slug when you add new post and after you write title it creates automatically slug. I want to add before the auto title of the post the current date on this format d-m-y so the ...