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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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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245 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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109 views

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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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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208 views

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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47 views

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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73 views

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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214 views

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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637 views

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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637 views

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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155 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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182 views

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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244 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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111 views

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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4k views

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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207 views

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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14k 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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2k 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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109 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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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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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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420 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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294 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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58 views

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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714 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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1k 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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1k views

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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199 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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1k views

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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91 views

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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423 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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285 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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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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464 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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2k 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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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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114 views

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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495 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 ...
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304 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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3k views

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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528 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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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 ...