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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Creating /blog subsite on WP multisite network

I've had a site for a few years that till yesterday consisted of two WP 3.2.1 installations- one for the main site and one for the blog, which had a different theme and was located at [site.com]/blog. ...
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How can I get rid of the the category suffix--NOT “prefix” (i.e. foo-1, foo-2, etc)

I just added a new category to my WordPress site, but the WP is adding a "-2" to the url as if there was an existing category with the same name. But there isn't. There was, but I deleted it. How can ...
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How to Custom Edit Post Title & Permalink Slug?

I'm trying to build some functionality where if you're logged into an admin account you'll see a small 'edit' link next to each post title. clicking will use jquery to create 2 form inputs - 1 with ...
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Is there a maximum slug length?

A client just created a post with a really long slug (90 characters), no special characters (other than hyphens) etc. Whenever the link to that post was clicked, including the "Preview" or "View this ...
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Cant remove line that appears above page content

Hi all I am running a multisite I have custom page templates that are working fine however the home page displays the text below, am sure its not in the template and I am struggling to find where its ...
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Limiting the number of words or characters in the slug/permalink

Limiting the number of words or characters in Wordpress slug/permalink. I would like to limit the number to the first 5 words (or 20 characters) even if the post title is longer. example: Title: ...
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Use the page slug in a WP_Query?

I'm doing some custom loops that I initialize with a query like this $the_query = new WP_Query('page_id=266'); It works fine. It's just I'ld to call my page with its slug and not its ID. Would it ...
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Must slugs be unique?

Is it true that slugs must always be unique, regardless of the rest of the url, or if it's used by different post-types or taxonomies? For example, is it possible to have both of these urls? ...
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retrieve post slug by post_tags taxonomy

My scenario: I have a part of a site which retrieves all post_tags terms for a specific category the code: query_posts('category_name='. $category[0]->cat_name); ...
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Wordpress slugs and 404 handling takes preference over folders in site root?

I have wordpress installed and permalink structure set to /%postname%/ In addition to WordPress folders, I also have a public_html/beta folder where I wanted to copy the same site and test some ...
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How do you create %post_type%/%postname%/ permalink structure?

How do you create %post_type%/%postname%/ permalink structure? This is what is not working: eg. ( domain.com/blog/ ) -> "click on post" -> ( domain.com/post-name ) How do I make "blog post" ...
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Need equivalent of single_term_slug

I am building a taxonomy archive page and I am trying to create a linked instance of the current term outside the loop. So, let's say my taxonomy and current term are: Taxonomy: Animals Term: ...
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Query specific posts from parent by slug rather ID

I'm developing a theme in a local machine and migrating it to a production server. To keep things in sync, i'm trying to avoid any queries of specific ID's On the homepage, i'm trying to query the ...
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Show all posts in category

I am trying to show all posts in each category. I've been searching around and it seems I need to have either the category slug or term_id to do so, like the code below. <?php ...
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672 views

Make wp_list_pages print slugs instead of titles

By default wp_list_pages spits out an unordered list of post titles. To save space in a sidebar menu I´m trying to create a list of page slugs instead of page titles. I suppose I´ll need to write a ...
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317 views

wp_insert_post generated mixed permalinks

I'm writing a plugin which uses wp_insert_post() to insert posts programatically and my permalink setting is /%category%/%postname%/ Of all the post inserted, wp_posts.guid shows 2 types of output. ...
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612 views

How to get full slug, including all parent pages

I am trying for hours and I managed to get full slug for parent of sub-page when I am on 3rd level sub-page I can not get slug of the top parent page. Example domain.com/top_page/sub_page/sub_sub_page ...
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How to control which category will be picked for the slug of a post?

I'm using the permalink structure "/%category%/%postname%/". What bothers me is that I have posts that belong to two categories. And of course, unfortunately, Wordpress always picks the wrong one for ...
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Easiest way to simulate WordPress's URL resolution to retrieve post ID, etc?

I'm curious if it is possible, in a plugin/custom code, to take an URL that has been generated by the currently running WordPress site & parse it to retrieve the $blog_id and $post_id? ie. taking ...
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Add parent template name to body class filter when visiting subpage or single post

how would I go about creating a filter for the body_class() tag that allows me to add the the parent pages slug name as a class to the body whenever visiting a subpage or post?
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653 views

I use same slug name for category and page

I added one slug and page with the same name and they worked fine, but when creating a second WP forced me to rename the page (being created after the category) with an additional "-2" how to clear ...
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318 views

Set default (auto) slug prefix for Tags

Is it possible to add default prefix to the slug of each newly added Tag. So that full slug, would be stored in database (no rewrites). For example: Name: Tag1 -> Slug: prefix-tag1 Name: Tag2 -> ...
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How to retrieve the slug of current page?

I am trying to retrieve the slug of the current wordpress page outside the loop. The title of the page returns with wp_title () but how can I get the slug? <li><a ...
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Define a name to the posts slug

I would like to use the url http://site.com/post/title-of-the-post for my posts and I've saw in my admin page I have the current url http://site.com/%slug%/title-of-the-post obiouvsly incorrect. How ...
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The same slug in multiple taxonomies

We have a project that uses several custom taxonomies, and we're finding that the client wants to add the same term in several of them. While the first slug for Foo may be foo, subsequent copies of ...
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custom htaccess rewrite rule for page

i have a page in wordpress called "video". its page id is 6, and its slug is "video" in my theme ive set it up to show content based on GET variables here is the URL rewrite im trying to set up: ...
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Is this the correct way to add post-slug input field?

I added slug input field in my custom post type and allow users to edit it at front end. Then, when insert post, I use this: $wp_insert_post_args = array( 'post_status' => 'publish', ...
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296 views

Can’t use a specific custom URL (slug)?

I’m having some problems understanding an error I’m getting. I have a page which is called “pitch” and as such the URL and the slug should be “pitch” as well, so: www.my-domain.com/pitch/ But when I ...
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How to avoid directory name collisions with root Wordpress install [closed]

I need to know how I can keep the end-user of a wordpress site installed in the root directory from creating slugs that will interfere with sub-directories that are already present. I've Googled ...
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author slug in the backend

hi and thanks for reading i try to grab the authors slug in the backend. get_the_author_meta( 'user_nicename' ); is empty. i tried to google this issue, but cant find any concrete info on how to ...
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Modify Wordpress to not replace + (plus) characters from URLs?

This is happening in more than one section of our website, but in different yet similar ways. Scenario One: We have a URL structure like this... mydomain.com/some-category/?subject=Some+Subject ...
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One Page or Post, n Slugs

What would be the best option for serving up a page for any one of many slugs. Suppose I have the following: example.com/the-broken-slug example.com/thebrokenslug example.com/broken-slug ...
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Get list of all registered post types slugs

I'd like to get a list (array) of all the post types I registered. Precisely I would like to retrieve their slugs. Could someone help me? thanks!
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Change the Author Slug from Username to Nickname

Hi to the community, is it possible to change the default username slug to nickname if is available? By default the url is something like: http://domain.tld/author/(admin) , is it possible to ...
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BuddyPress Component Slug 404

I have created a custom component using the latest skeleton framework that needs to have its URLs as part of the current group. I have accomplished this is in my component's setup_nav() function, but ...
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Using same slug name for a page and category

I know it isn't good practice but I'm considering using same name slugs for some pages and categories on a site that I'm working on. It's a small site and it doesn't seem to affect anything in ...
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Theme localization of “slugs” (custom post types, taxonomies)

in my theme I want to define a series of custom post types and custom taxonomies, each one having its own customized slug; the base language of my theme is english, therefore the slugs will be in ...
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662 views

Slugs as breadcrumbs for Pages

I´m trying to create a function that creates a breadcrumb trail of Page slugs outside of The Loop. These breadcrumbs show the path from the homepage to the current (sub)page. For example, on the ...
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274 views

How to edit/remove a term that's in multiple taxonomies?

Some of the terms on my site appear with the same exact slug, in multiple taxonomies. For example: 'education' appears in both the 'department' taxonomy and the 'topic' taxonomy. Now, I can't seem ...
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Displaying a full post instead of a slug per category?

I have a single category on my blog that I want to display full posts in when looking at the category instead of just slugs. The category is for Podcasts, and presently it displays slugs which: ...
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462 views

How can I edit the slugs of tags?

I'm interested in specifying different URL slugs for tags than the text they contain (e.g. changing the slug for a "QnA" tag to "questions-and-answers"). What's the easiest way of making and ...
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558 views

How can I filter by slug depending on language selection

I'm new to this site but looking at the quality of answers provided here I will be here for a long time :) Ok, first a bit of info: I'm developing a bilingual website (English & Japanese) using ...
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Stop Wordpress Redirection From /keyword to /some-post-containing-keyword/

I have tried everything I've found. I can't stop webhostingbreak.com/ipage/ from redirecting to webhostingbreak.com/hosting-directory/ipage-hosting/ I tried remove_filter('template_redirect', ...
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Add category to custom post type automatically, using category slug

I'm using this excellent function to automatically add a category to my custom post type "Videos" on publish, if there's no category already chosen. This works great: function ...
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Get taxonomy slug from url

Sorry I'm new to taxonomies & trying to learn quickly. I've set up sectors and assigned a post to it. If I go to the post, I can see the URL has www.mydomain.com/sectors/auto/ How can I get auto ...
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Get plugin download URL from slug

Is there a way to take a plugin slug (e.g. 'akismet') of a plugin that is NOT currently installed and somehow retrieve the download URL of the current version (e.g. ...
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906 views

Remove international characters from slug - Almost done - Bit help

I want to remove some characters from the slug, like "¿" that we use in spanish for opening a question. If I go to wp-includes/formatting.php and in function sanitize_title_with_dashes($title) ...
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Setting a title on a Custom Post Type that doesn't support titles

I have a CPT called "profile" that only supports the editor and thumbnail. Each user is limited to posting just 1 profile. I'm looking for a way to prefill the title and slug fields with the display ...
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add slug of child(ren) to li using wp_list_pages

For a page template I am trying to include the 3 children of each page. That works fine. However as I want to include a different image for each of the children, I would like to add the slug of each ...
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Function to list all post slugs for every post in my WP database?

Function to list all post slugs for every post in wp_posts table? I assume there's an official function to generate a post slug, but maybe someone here already has the answer.