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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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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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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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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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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144 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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124 views

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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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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553 views

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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154 views

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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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', ...
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Show page without reference to post (like front-page)

I created a plugin that adds a new post-type awards. Each award has multiple votes attached, which are stored in a custom table, created by the plugin. Now I need to show two different ...
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Echo author slug in post edit page

On the Post edit page in the back-end, how do I echo the author's user_nicename? I am referring to the author of the post, not current user.
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How to get or know the slug of home.php

I found this code from Different Main Navigation per category: <?php if(is_category('first-category') || in_category('first-category)) { wp_nav_menu( array('menu' => 'First Category Nav' )); ...
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Changing taxonomy term by slug (wp_update_term)

What I am trying to accomplish is to update a taxonomy term name using its slug rather than the $term_id Wordpress does this by: <?php wp_update_term( $term_id, $taxonomy, $args ) ?> Is it ...
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How to copy post titles to post slug in phpmyadmin

I just imported 1000 post into a custom post type on a site and the slugs are all blank. There is a problem with the importing plugin i'm using. My SQL is weak :-/ know what i need to do but not sure ...
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186 views

Use the category name instead of category slug in permalinks

How to create a permalink structure which finish by: /category-name/post-name/ Instead of: /category-slug/post-name/ By default, Wordpress is offering %category% tag strucure as "A sanitized ...
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141 views

Using custom post type parent as slug

I'm currently using the plugin 'Types Custom Post Type' to create custom post types (I know it's pretty easily done through functions.php but I was feeling a bit lazy!). Basically, I'm looking to ...
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Wordpress plugin for nicer looking slugs? Have multiple pages named the same but they get different slugs

This wordpress site I'm touching up has a page hierarchy which is responsible for the urls. Basically the urls look like page1/subpage/subsubpage etc. The problem is, this site is for a recurring ...
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203 views

How to modify author base slug with groups and slug to use nice_nickname?

After reading the following suggestions from Jan Fabry regarding URL rewrite and the author slug I took the challenge in combining both solution in one. Change author base slug for different roles ...
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Taxonomy archive with same slug as custom post type?

My head hurts... Here is what I have: Custom post type: Our People, slug => our-peopleTaxonomy: Job Title, slug => job-title I have an archive page for the Our People CPT at domain.com/our-people. ...
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How to i18n slugs for templates?

some templates are chosen from WordPress based on slugs (e.g. category-{slug}.php). Problem: How can I use the same template for an i18n'ed slug? Example: I have a category-news.php and an english ...
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Rename files during upload using variables

I'd like to rename files during upload and set their names to the post slug the files are being attached to, plus some random characters (a simple incremental counter will de just fine) to make the ...
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No results for my WP_Query array

I have to get related posts via keywords/tags, and I found a ton of examples elsewhere on how to do it, but the query doesn't seem to produce any results. Can anyone point out how to do this, and is ...
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When creating a WordPress page, a “-2” suffix is added to new pages' permalinks

I have noticed after deleting an original page in WordPress with lets say a permalink of your_domain.com/contact/ and then trying to recreate the same page with the same name/slug, my WP is generating ...
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How to get a taxonomy term name by the slug?

If I know a taxonomy term slug, how can I get that term's name?
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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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WordPress 3.1 removing 'category' from the slug

Is there a way to remove 'category' from the slug when viewing posts in a particular category in WordPress 3.1 without it breaking? My client is asking me to remove it, but it seems necessary - I get ...
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How do I attach a php file to an arbitrary slug and still have access to the wp-core functions?

Based on an example found here and several others, I am trying to load a non wordpress page from a specific URL while having access to the wordpress core. I have the following code (which seems to ...
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Two Custom Post Types with Identical Articles Competing for the same Slug

I have created two custom post types, each with it's own slug. Each custom post type contains some articles with the same title. So ideally I would have . . customposttype1/mainarticle/ ...
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Redeclare/Change Slug of a Plugin's Custom Post Type

Is it possible to redeclare/change the slug of a plugin's existing custom post type (without simply editing the plugin)? That is, if Plugin X creates a custom post type with the slug /uncookedtoast/, ...
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wp_insert_post - How do I prevent incremental numbers on child pages?

I'm using wp_insert_post to dynamically generate child pages for a given page using a predefined array of values. The goal is to give each child page the same slug. For example, clicking "Generate ...
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how to automatically generate random slug

I have tried to create a function that generate a random slug when a post is created. I am a bit worried that the function generates non unique strings as slugs. How can I solve this? The function ...
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Don't change Custom Post Type slug to unique value

I have a situation where it is needed that if I create two CPT pages wich both have the same name and the same slug. For example, if I add two CPT pages, wich both called "Post Name": The first slug ...
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How to get postname in custom page?

I'm adding custom pages in WordPress and trying to handle WordPress with my own CMS. I'm using all WordPress' hooks to manage all these things. Now, I can make a custom post saying "a new album" but ...
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Ideal top-level slug methods

Right now I have a post type that generates a slug, e.g. http://url.com/l/abcd/ for each entry. I have a query in my 404.php that checks for http://url.com/abcd before output and redirects it if found ...
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How to create drop down for child categories of current taxonomy being viewed?

I need to know how can I get the child/grandchild terms of the current taxonomy being viewed, and put it into a drop down so that I can add values to the options. I am currently using this code to ...