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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How to prevent duplicate slugs for wp_insert_post?

I have a function that creates a page when I create a post (so as to construct parent-child relationship trees). I'm using the $title of the post to create the page and this also creates a duplicate ...
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How to controll the Posts post type and general wondering about WP data structure

I want to: Control the name of the Posts post type, like I can with custom post types Set an archive page for posts e.g. example.com/posts, like with custom post types Control the archive slug, like ...
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How can I retrieve the slug for a custom post type via name?

How can I retrieve the slug for a particular custom post type via its name? I would appreciate some assistance.
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custom slug for custom post type

Hi and thanks for reading. I want to insert the post author into my custom post type slug. Example: http://example.com/charts/%author%/ Any ideas how to accomplish this? Here is my custom post ...
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Convert post name into post ID

I am trying to create a function for my functions.php file that will allow me to convert a post name into a post id. I have had a look around online and managed to find this link ...
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Change search permalink slug to e.g. /tutorials/search/searchterm

I want to rewrite the ugly /?s=searchterm to /tutorials/search/searchterm It's a multisite, so I want to make this multilingual. How can I accomplish this?
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Percent-encoded slug appears as decoded

What is the WordPress mechanism for creating post slugs when creating a new draft? I enter a post title, and after some seconds, a suggested permalink appears. I have traced this behaviour to the ...
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custom taxonomy and pages rewrite slug conflict gives 404

I'm using the Custom Post Type UI plugin to create my custom taxonomies. I have a portfolio that is made up of projects (custom post type) with 2 custom taxonomies of technologies and clients. The ...
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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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Using custom/dynamic “slug” for a page

I have a custom page which uses a template called "Stores" http://example.com/stores/. This page will have a list of states and/or companies as categories. For this system I have a custom post type ...
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Category slug in in loop always the same?

My post category structure is 3-level deep: Products Milk products Milk Chocolate Cheese I want to show all posts from "Milk products" and add appropriate category slug as class, for example ...
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Set post title and slug from meta fields not working

I have a custom post type where I have the post title disabled. I want to set the post title and slug from some custom fields. I was using this and it worked great, but since I've upgraded by site to ...
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Under What Conditions Can I name my CPT the same as my CPT Page?

The story goes that you cannot have by default the same CPT slug as the page you need to create for your CPT. On a few occasions I've been able to do just that though and have it work just fine. For ...
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Using Same Slug With Multiple Post Types

My Permalinks are the std %postname%. I have several custom post types, eg. 'docs'. function docs_init() { // create a new taxonomy register_taxonomy( 'docs_tax', 'docs', array( 'label' => __( ...
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How can I find plugins' slug?

I'm wondering how can I find plugins' slug (slug = internal name used by WordPress to do plugin updates and to determine which plugins are currently active)? It is usually plugin's folder name but if ...
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custom page url slug needs illegal ?id=1 for javascript

I have created portfolio page which contains a image-slid-menu for navigation. For an menu item to appear as open, javascript gets instruction like ?id=0 appended to the url. for instance ...
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WP Query Post Type with same Taxonomy name

This is what I have: Custom Post type "Books" with Taxononies/Categories "Genre" and "Author" Another Custom Post Type "Authors" which have all author pictures and bios. This is what I want to do: ...
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WP Query Wordpress Post Type with the same Taxonomy name

This is what I have: Custom Post type "Books" with Taxononies/Categories "Genre" and "Author" Another Custom Post Type "Authors" which have all author pictures and bios. This is what I want to do: ...
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How to update permalink on the fly?

So, Wordpress automatically generates the slug/permalink on the fly based on the post title after you click away from editing the title. Is there an action/filter hook for me to change those on the ...
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Can slugs from posts and custom post types conflict?

I have a system built on WordPress where we're using several custom post types, and I'm seeing some weird behaviour. For instance, I have a CPT called "Flyers", and I also have a CPT called ...
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Custom Post Type - Same Post Name, Different Post Type

I have 4 Custom Post Types: Services FAQs Prices Before and After I want to be able to have the same post names within each of these post types, example: Services Skin ...
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Get attachment by slug

I would like to get an image by specifying a certain slug and then echoing that address in the image src code. The slug for the image would be "book-site-header" I've looked through the ...
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Using Custom Fields in Custom Post Type URL

I'm developing a car site that has showrooms. Each showroom needs it's own custom URL based on it's location. The location (City and County/State) is already inserted as two custom fields. So for ...
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A field with dashes in the slug [closed]

How do I reach a specific userdata in the database, when that field has a dash (hyphen) - in the slug? I use the plugin WP-Members. I have created a new userdata field with the plugin with the name ...
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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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Filter query_posts by tag slug on “Tag Archive” page (when tag is 2 or more words)

I'm using the following to bring up a tag archive page: <?php query_posts( "tag=". '' . single_tag_title( '', false ) . '' ); ?> This works perfectly for all tags of one word only, but any ...
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Display Plugin information on specific url

So I created a WP plugin with its own unique DB tables. I chose this approach as opposed to using a custom post type because of relationships I needed between the tables. So I'm not even sure how to ...
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Custom post type and taxonomy slug issue

I'm working with custom post types in WordPress and have a question about slugs. Let's say that we need to create custom post type Quiz with taxonomy Quiz Category. I've used the following code: // ...
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Set a custom post type's title and slug to match the current date

I have seen similar questions asked, but mine is a little different. I want to register a post type called 'minutes' that doesn't allow you to add a title or a slug, but when you publish (or autosave) ...
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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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1answer
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Suddenly new posts have the default permalink instead of the post name

One of my clients' sites has suddenly and for no apparent reason decided to disregard the custom permalink structure when you add a new post. The permalink structure is set to /%postname%/ So ...
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3answers
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Custom Post Type Slug / Page Slug Conflict - Prevent use of reserved slug on page save?

I have a custom post type of portfolio (slug portfolio) in my theme and all is working well except one thing. When people create a page with a slug of portfolio, eg: example.com/portfolio, the theme ...
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Use custom clean URLs for a plug in

I've created a plug in that displays a list of items from the database. I need to link from an item to the item description page, however instead of the link looking like: ...
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Plugin remove-slug-from-custom-post-type very slow

I have installed the remove-slug-from-custom-post-type plugin but the whole website is very slow. Does someone has also this experience and the solution? Thanks! Not a good question?!
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Echo custom taxonomy slug

I feel like I'm this close but can't figure out if it's a synax or variable thing. I'm tring to echo the slug to auto-populate the corresponding image. <?php $terms = get_the_terms( ...
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324 views

Rewrite post type slug only for child theme

I'm in multisite where some blogs share the same parent theme for maintenance reasons. All my cpts come from that parent theme, but I would really like that, for one of the blogs, it had an URL mask. ...
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Remove blog slug from WPMU?

i have wordpress MU, everything is fine in child sites , but in the main site in the permalink structure have been changed itself , mean that after the site url it have like http://example.com/blog , ...
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Display Taxonomy Terms in an option tag with value being the slug

I have a custom taxonomy filled with terms that I wish to display in a fashion such as below. <option value="[SLUG]">[TERM]</option> <option value="[SLUG]">[TERM]</option> ...
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Put a link to a category round a hard coded A HREF

In my footer I have hard coded the links and would like to link some to there category, I could just copy the full URL to it and paste in the href="" but I would rather call it using php. My ...
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178 views

Return category slug / title from category ID

I have a custom field set up that returns the category ID of a chosen category, I'm looking to use this category ID to show, in one instance: category slug, and another instance: category title. The ...
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get_category only returning details for 'uncategorized'

I'm using the ACF Taxonomy field add-on to select a category and (hopefully) return details for that category, e.g. slug, title etc. The custom field get_field('category_test') returns the category ...
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888 views

Custom post types archive redirect

I had a custom post type with slug as (sometext) which I changed to (someothertext) And it works great So for example : my posts with urls like http://localhost/sometext/innerposts gets ...
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Is using %postname% for permalinks really that bad for performance?

I've seen in various places, including the Wordpress admin and on this page, that using string based identifiers is "strongly not recommended for performance reasons". I understand that looking up a ...
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Change the Slug of Post Type post to baseurl/post/%postname%

I have been searching around but i cant anywhere find the answer to my question: How to change the post slug for all posts (and the categories etc.). Without affecting other pages/ custom post urls. ...
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How to create a custom CSS class for a specific page template?

I created a page in called "mypage". Then I created a custom template page called "page_mypage.php". Now, I just wanted to create some custom CSS classes in style.css. I tried with: ...
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Pagination posts. Url format

i'm using pagination for very long posts. So i have a problem here. I'm not happy with standard utl structure (where is couple personal reasons for that in my project). For example, i have post ...
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how to get page id of a page using page slug

Im pretty new to wordpress and I was wondering if I could get a page id with it's slug. Is it possible please let me know.
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79 views

Determining Slug Before and After Edit

If I were to edit a post or a page, how would I determine what the slug was before the edit, and again afterwards to compare them and see if it was changed? Also, would the same method work for any ...
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How to remove certain words from url slug

Trying to create a SEO plugin, that will remove stop words from slugs. This is how to explode the $slug into a list, and explode the variable containing the stop words : add_filter ('sanitize ...
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Custom Post Type with two hierarchical Custom Taxonomies: strategy to generate best permalink structure

this is my situation: I have a Custom Post Type named struttura (like accommodation): function custom_post_struttura() { $labels = array( 'name' => _x( 'Strutture', ...