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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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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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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11k views

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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1k views

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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92 views

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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86 views

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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2answers
779 views

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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320 views

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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267 views

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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585 views

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 ...
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780 views

Change slug with custom field

I want to change the slug of a post with a custom field. In example, if the custom field is "keyword" my post link will become: mysite.com/keyword. If the custom field is empty, i want to generate a ...
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Custom Post Type - Duplicate Page Slugs

I have 2 custom post type registered in my functions file, sectors and projects. There are pages with the same name and hence URL in both post type. My problem is that WordPress wont allow the same ...
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2answers
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Custom Permalink with Dynamic Taxonomy for Custom Post Type - Works, but breaks other permalinks

My custom permalink with dynamic taxonomy is working for my custom post type. However, it breaks all my other permalinks. They display a 404 error in the content area (header and sidebar still ...
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How to create non-unique sub-category slugs?

What’s the best way to make Wordpress accept non-unique sub-category slugs? By default, Wordpress ensures that every ‘slug’ portion of permalink URLs is unique, and is very savvy about using this to ...
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157 views

Wordpress custom post type with folder structure in slug

I have setup a custom post type with the slug "interview" and it is working fine. I am trying to change the slug to "magazine/interview" but I keep getting 404 errors when I try to access the posts ...
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Is It A Good Idea To Change Author Slug (user_nicename field) Directly In MySQL DB?

Searching for a how-to on changing author slug, I found two methods: Change the user_nicename field in the MySQL database of your WordPress site to whatever you want the slug to be. Changing the ...
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How to include stylesheet in custom admin using parent_slug

Using this code from codex: function my_enqueue($hook) { if( 'edit.php' != $hook ) return; wp_enqueue_script( 'my_custom_script', plugins_url('/myscript.js', __FILE__) ); } add_action( ...
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389 views

WordPress v3.1 Has Character Encoding Issue With Title/Permalink?

I was on the latest v3.0.x series and had no issues. Once I upgraded to WP v3.1, I am having a strange issue with character encoding in permalinks. If my title was "I have $50 today" in WP 3.0.x, the ...
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How do I link to a blog not set as the homepage?

I have a blog here /www.mysite.com/section/news/ that only shows news in a specific category. When I use wp_get_recent_posts() and get_permalink($recent["ID"]) the link goes here ...
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274 views

Select query with two and two related taxonomies

is this possible for 2 taxonomy and 2 terms $querystr = " SELECT * FROM $wpdb->posts LEFT JOIN $wpdb->term_relationships ON($wpdb->posts.ID = $wpdb->term_relationships.object_id) ...
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How does WordPress generate URL slugs?

Is there a page somewhere that details exactly how WordPress generates slugs for URLs? I'm writing a script that needs to generate URL slugs identical to the ones WordPress generates.
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2answers
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Removing the number in a category slug

I have a category that ends with -2, and there's no way I can change it back to the plain word. I know there are problems with numeric slugs, but this is just a word. I also know that a common answer ...
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364 views

Display posts with author in the url with custom post types

I'm having a really difficult time with this. I have a multi-user gallery site. Each author has his own page that lists the author's posts (this is a custom post type). I have made it so that the ...
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1answer
1k views

WP query by custom post type slug/name

I am running a simple wp query to retrieve just one post. But the post is a custom post-type post, not a normal post $ajaxBike = $_GET['varbike']; $bikeProfile = new WP_Query(array( 'name' ...
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4answers
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Post type child of another post type

This may be a stupid question but is it possible to have a post type child of another post type? Let me explain with an example: I created 2 post types, "Actors" and "Galleries". What i want is to ...
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list child pages as slug

I have a section on my site that needs a list of pages that are descendents of a particular ID. I need them listed on the child and grandchildren pages. But the page titles are too long, so I need to ...
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1answer
344 views

Force unique page slugs across all post types

I have a site with many custom post types and I need a unique slug for each page. What I'm seeing is that wordpress only checks for slug conflicts within a post type before appending "-2", "-3". So ...
4
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1answer
260 views

Dynamic taxonomy in permalink made all other posts NOT FOUND?

I added my taxonomies in the permalink instead of the Custom Post Type's slug, and it works fine. I'd even say everything was working fine but changing the WP installation to Multisite broke all other ...
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Template for slug

I am using the "Edit Author Slug" plugin to provide public profile pages on my site using the following structure: mysite.com/users/username. Now, I want to show a list of all users on ...
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Using a portfolio_category slug in wordpress URL

I won't lie - I don't know php but I enjoy digging around trying to find ways to customize themes so that they behave how I want them to. Any help would be very much appreciated. What I am trying to ...
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467 views

Non latin post slug truncate

I created a custom post type and set its permalink structure to 'category/postname'. I found that sometimes, when i create a post in a non latin characters, the post slug is getting cut. I googled ...
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141 views

Page content doesn't display when published but does when previewed as draft?

I have a page called ecommerce which is published. It's not private or password protected. When I view the page I only see the page title in the body none of the content. If I preview the published ...
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Get the name an the description of a link category

I have a link category with the id $id=23; and the slug $slug=friends;. I managed to read all links from that category using get_bookmarks($id). Now I also want to use the name and the description ob ...
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Two installs conflicting - Pages redirecting

I have two installs of wordpress on my server. Site 1. mysite.com Site 2. mysite.com/othersite The first wordpress install is located in mysite.com/wordpress, but is viewable at mysite.com, and the ...
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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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Remove Author Slug & Replace With Username

I reviewed all related questions but none tackle this exactly so I'm posting the question in hopes the pro's know how to handle this. I would like to change the author slug to remove the term /author/ ...
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4answers
695 views

How can I force WordPress to redirect to canonical permalinks?

In WordPress 3.1 a post can be reached a number of ways, for example each one of these takes you to the same post (where /id is the base) http://myblog.com/id/1008 http://myblog.com/id/1008/my-slug ...
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Priority for Categories, Tags, Taxonomies, Posts, Pages and Custom Posts with same url

I have been reading dozens of posts and honestly, I have many doubts on how this work. Furthermore, I think that with WP3.1 more issues have been added here because I am having even more problems now ...
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Get page slug and assign a variable within functions.php

I have created a lazy loading script using AJAX and JSON for my blog. It works perfectly. However I have 4 different blogs on the same site. These are created using custom post types. I need to get ...
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2answers
267 views

WP appending -2 to the end of my slug. Where are the originals stored so I can delete them?

I've been learning about taxonomies, custom posts etc though a lot of trial and error. I finally have it working how I want, however now I am getting some conflict with my desired slugs. I can't name ...
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656 views

Does WordPress limit the length of slug names for Post Meta or Terms?

The WordPress Codex states the the Post Type Names and Taxonomy Names have a limit to the slug name. Register Post Type -- max. 20 characters, can not contain capital letters or spaces Register ...
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Echo Category Nicename

I am trying to echo the category nicename to reference a category image stored in my images folder in another folder called categories. I am using this code: $category = get_the_category(); echo ...
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Get wordpress taxonomy slug name(s) to use as div class

I'm trying to mark up my posts using their custom taxonomy slug as the div class so that they can be filtered... So far what I have displays the taxonomy name but what I need is the slug so I have a ...
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which is the function that removes accented vowels?

Which is the function WP uses to convert words like "voilà" and "novità" to "voila" and "novita" in category slug? Can I recall it in my theme?
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Automaticly add slug to posts

I'm using a us/news/%postname%/ structure for my permalinks. This works great for regular posts. However, I have a few different custom post types, and I don't want the us/news part in their slug. ...
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How to achieve this permalink -> category-name/custom-post-type-name/post-name

I am trying to use categories to provide the structure for my site. I will create sections on my site called England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland . These will be categories. My posts will use custom ...