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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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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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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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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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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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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Add menu and submenu in admin with a URL instead of slug?

I use this function and hook: function mysite_admin_menu() { add_menu_page( 'Categories', 'Catégories', 'administrator', 'categories', 'a_function' ); add_submenu_page( 'categories', 'Manage', ...
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How to change ?lang=cn into /cn/

I'm trying to add languages to my wordpress driven website and i installed xili-languages plugin. Unfortunately it uses lang param to differentiate between languages and i rather have seen something ...
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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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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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Get menu item slug

I use custom menus and I’d like to get the menu item slugs. Is that possible? // Get the nav menu based on $menu_name (same as 'theme_location' or 'menu' arg to wp_nav_menu) // This code based on ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Custom Post Types, slug, archive and SEO plugins

I made a custom post type called "friends". I am able to correctly list my friends using this urls: http://mysite/friends/friend1/ http://mysite/friends/friend2/ http://mysite/friends/friend3/ ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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Create a page that's to not be indexed or accessible via slug

I'm in the process of creating rather complex sites with Wordpress. I'll have a page template that collects data from other pages and shows them on one page. These pages are not used anywhere else ...
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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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Using Page/Post Slug In Link / URL

Hope this is easy! Need to figure out (if possible) how to input my page's SLUG into a web url as a placeholder. For example: http://www.samplewebsite.com/search.ashx?t=current I need to replace ...
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List child pages by slug not ID?

I am looking to use the wp_list_pages function to show children pages of a specific page ID. I was able to do this easily, but now I found an issue with it. I am running a Wordpress network of sites ...
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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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Pagination for category slug returns 404 when page >= 2

I have a custom type and the slug is: 'rewrite' => array('slug' => 'blog/%blogs_tax%'), And after register_post_type() I have a function to rewrite the slug variable. I works fine, but I ...
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Slugs Disappeared Leaving 404s - Quick way to repopulate?

I've got roughly 3000 pages in WordPress w/ permalinks on. I recently cleaned up the database which appears to have deleted a fair amount of slugs for many of the pages. Obviously, with no slug, ...
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Problem in disabling canonical 301 redirect

I need to disable canonical redirection of category slug. My url structure for a category page looks like www.sitename.com/categorybase/categoryslug/subcategory/ Now when i change the ...
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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 ...